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Learning Organization Senior Manager - Global Industrial Organization

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Date: May 11, 2023

Location: San Just, B, ES

Company: Bunge

Location : Barcelona Hub 

City : Sant Just Desvern 

State : Barcelona (ES-B) 

Country : Spain (ES) 

Requisition Number : 26234 


Calling out expertized leaders and professionals, passionate about Learning and Knowledge Sharing in an industrial environment and who can translate learning need into a global concept.


The Role


Define, develop, and implement a learning organization approach to promote an organization, skilled at creating, acquiring, sharing knowledge as well as promote behaviors to reflect new knowledge and insights.

In this role you will develop, coordinate, and lead the implementation of the learning organization concept for Bunge Global Industrial Operations. this will establish a modern and industry leading learning organization strategy based on main principles of Collaborative Learning Culture, "Lifelong Learning" Mindset, Shared Vision (Forward-Thinking Leadership), Knowledge Sharing (Team Learning) and Innovation Mental models.


This role is part of Operational Excellence leadership team. It partners and impacts all 9 pillars of our integrated Bunge Production System and integrates with our Human Resources (HR) areas.


Main Accountabilities:


  • Develop and implement learning programs and systems. Develop and coordinate metrics for a learning organization.
  • Assess and develop internal learning resources, key challenges and link learning initiatives to business needs.
  • Develop strategies and techniques that will maximize learning, cross-departmental knowledge transfer and improve job performance, productivity and support, which is carried by senior management.
  • Develop techniques for proactive and forward-thinking model across business units and working group leaders based on current regular team meetups, active social media engagement and live webinars to set the pace for organizational growth.
  • Identify roles and responsibilities in the learning organization in order to establish the required partnership between learning and performance improvement professionals and line managers.
  • Select and manage external resources for knowledge sharing and team learning.
  • Benchmark Bunge's approach against companies and High-Performance Learning Organizations.
  • Proactively identify and mitigate scope, timing, budget, and resource risks for implementing learning organization tools and techniques.


You will work closely with business unit managers, Continuous Improvement (CI) and HR teams to develop Business Unit/region/plant specific learning plans. You’ll provide functional guidance for CI and HR Leaders in Business Units regarding the Learning Organization strategy.


This role ideally is based in Barcelona. Other locations worldwide may be considered. The availability to travel is required.


What will you bring to the role


For this role we are looking for a Global Learning and Change Leader with knowledge of and shown expertise in various learning and improvement technologies and approaches, who is used to work in projects and able to make data-driven decision making and analysis. One key ability is highly collaborative and teamwork oriented approach being able to influence and build trusting relations across all levels and cultures. This will require strategic thinking and good business management. Analyzing and applying a broad organizational and business perspective to identify and maintain focus on key drivers of organizational performance. Most importantly the leader that will take this role has the ability to motivate, energize, align, and promote change in others related to a common purpose and objectives. Other requirements:


  • Master’s degree in appropriate technical or business analysis curriculum
  • 5 to 10 years related continuous improvement and/or learning management experience.
  • Experience setting improvement strategies, strategies execution.
  • Multi language skills with foundation of very good English communication skills essential.


What do we offer?


A key role in an organization with colleagues around the world, who are dedicated to improving the global Agri-Food value chain, one day at a time. We do this in an informal culture where a bold attitude is valued. With a constant need for innovation, a broad variety of challenges and development opportunities can support your long-term career at Bunge. We value and stimulate development through training, education and experience and offer tools and resources to support you in your journey.


If this description reflects your profile and ambition, we’re looking forward to seeing your application and motivation in English by hitting apply!


Acquisition by agencies is not appreciated, we do not use agencies at this moment for our recruitment. Open proposals of candidates are at own risk.



We Are Bunge


Bunge is a global agribusiness with one mission – we connect farmers to consumers to deliver essential food, feed and fuel to the world. We have unmatched global scale and deeply rooted relationships which allow us to bring innovative ingredients and knowledge to some of the world’s biggest brands – many of which are likely in your home right now. 


We know that to achieve our mission and deliver the best results to our customers, each other and the world we need to work together – so we hire talented people who are passionatebold and driven to work as One Bunge. This dedication is deeply embedded in our culture and reflected in the way we work.


Every day our people exemplify these values, which represent Bunge at its core:


Act as One Team

by fostering inclusion,
collaboration and respect

Drive for Excellence

by being agile
innovative and efficient

Do What’s Right

by acting safely, ethically
and sustainably


If this sounds like you, join us! We value and invest in people who believe in our purpose and are excited to live it every day – people who are #ProudtoBeBunge.


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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