Senior Talent Sourcer
Talent Acquisition Partner

Human Resources and Recruitment Specialist

Full Time Minnesota Recruiter Job

Land O’Lakes

Join Land O’Lakes, Inc., and help us bring food from farmer to fork, building vibrant communities along the way. We’re a global, Fortune 250 company and a farmer-owned cooperative, which means we work for one another—not Wall Street. We’re proud to rank a Top Workplace. We offer:

  • Competitive compensation and rewards
  • Best-in-class healthcare for you and your family
  • Powerful savings programs
  • Training and career progression

Human Resources and Recruitment Specialist

A. Recruiting

  • Responsible for talent acquisition efforts including sourcing candidates, screening, and scheduling interviews.
  • Attracting, recruiting, screening, and interviewing candidates.
  • Referring applicants for particular job openings.
  • Initiate the candidate recruitment process by conducting recruitment strategy meetings and posting open positions to relevant internal and external job boards and social media resources.
  • May assist with job advertising and maintaining accurate information for all job postings.
  • Proactively source qualified candidates for key talent pipeline with use of LinkedIn, Devex, and other relevant resources.
  • Support local project recruitment efforts as needed with high volume activity including identifying, assessing, and screening qualified candidates.
  • Manage candidates’ status and activity through the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and maintain accurate recordkeeping.
  • Manage the scheduling and coordination of in-person and virtual candidate interviews with staff in multiple locations, making travel and lodging arrangements as needed while maintaining a positive candidate experience.
  • Administer pre-employment assessments, checking references, conducting exit interviews for candidates declining offers, and providing feedback to unsuccessful candidates.
  • Maintain the recruitment tracker and other related reports.
  • Generate offer letters based on agreed upon details and forward for approval before release to the hiring manager and candidate.
  • Format candidate resumes and write key personnel sections on proposals.
  • Track recruitment metrics and relevant HR data to compile into a quarterly HR Scorecard.
  • Communicate professionally and maintains a high level of confidentiality at all times both internally and externally with candidates.
  • Support the improvement and streamlining of the talent acquisition process by developing recruitment tools and resources.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with talent sources in Venture37 priority countries for both new business and continuing projects.
  • Provide innovative solutions to recruiting challenges and ensured timeliness and efficiency throughout candidate search.
  • Provide trainings and support to country programs on recruitment policies and procedures.
  • Expanded the capacity of International HR representatives to identify talent through improved interview skills and ability to specify critical needs. 
  • Track and identify innovative hiring trends and best practices in International Development.

B. Human Resources:

  • Support the review of HR policies and templates including reviewing FOAM chapters related to Human Resources.
  • Develop Employee Handbooks for countries as assigned.
  • Participate in salary surveys by partnering with field HR representatives to review and ensure accuracy of survey data before submission to Birches.
  • Generate HR data analytics including Quarterly HR Metrics, Weekly Recruiting Tracker, Quarterly Diversity and Inclusion Reports amongst others.
  • Co-lead HR projects as needed.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Human Relations, International Human Relations, International Development, International Studies, or relevant field
  • At least 1-2 years of experience in a similar role  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of HR and recruiting methods and processes
  • Experience interpreting and administering company policies, procedures and practices
  • Excellent organizational skills with an emphasis on attention to detail and accurate recordkeeping
  • Ability to work independently and adjust quickly to change in fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaborate as part of a multicultural team
  • Strong relationship building skills demonstrating an ability to establish and maintain good working relations with global colleagues and partners in multi-country and multi-language settings
  • Advanced MS Office Products skills and experience with other recruiting software packages such as Workday, Avature and Devex.  Must have a demonstrated ability to learn new systems
  • Demonstrated leadership, ethics, and sound judgment with an ability to maintain maturity and patience
  • Interest in International Development or International Business
  • Excellent English language written and verbal communication skills 

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience providing recruitment administrative support
  • General knowledge of Human Resources policies, practices and laws
  • General knowledge of SharePoint
  • Experience working on international donor-funded (e.g. USAID, USDA) projects with an agriculture focus
  • Experience living and working in a developing country
  • French and/or Portuguese language skills

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including pre- and post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

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