About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

General information

All posting locations: Amsterdam, , Netherlands

Job Function: 09 - HR

Department: 09 - 03 - HR Business Partner/Generalists/Labor Relations

Date Published: 18-May-2022

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

The HR Lead for our Global Procurement population drives all people initiatives and strategies across the Global Procurement function- including organizational design and efficiency- talent pipeline and development- capability development- and succession planning. This role also has ownership of several excellence projects. The Lead provides direct HR support and direction to the corporate Procurement leadership team- including the Global Chief Procurement Officer (CPO)- and reports directly to the Head of People & Performance Global Supply Chain & Procurement.


  • Lead the talent and performance management processes. Ensure leaders are appropriately trained on the process as well as program changes in order to facilitate robust calibration sessions.

  • Assess interpersonal structures on a regular basis to ensure proper staffing levels. Proactively lead the movement and development of talent in alignment with staffing needs. Facilitate the movement of talent within the manufacturing organization and central teams.

  • Proactively handle and resolve performance issues to minimize risk. Evaluate employee relations to identify trends. Train managers and team leaders on applicable employee relations processes and communication channels.

  • Support leaders in fostering the Company’s culture and modeling its values. Become a credible business partner in order to promote initiatives such as Management by Objectives (MBOs)- process mapping- and meritocracy.

  • Work across the global organization to enhance corporate diversity and inclusive (D&I) efforts. Influence leaders so that D&I goals are included in hiring and decision making.

  • Build out talent capabilities by improving training and development (Ownerversity)- career experiences- and mentoring and rotational programs. Conduct training sessions as needed.

  • Continually work with and challenge current organizational structures in the corporate team and in the zones to drive continuous improvement and find efficiencies. Partner with team leaders to evaluate monthly business performance reviews and conduct audits to ensure structures mirror company approach.

  • Actively develop team budget and reduce costs on a continual basis. Run all organizational redesign decisions. Facilitate organization- process and people assessments to narrow gaps and create efficiencies.

  • Support the Global CPO in executive-level coaching and building of a hard-working leadership team.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5+ years of dynamic HR experience- including 3+ years of talent management or similar experience.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

  • Ability to understand business financials and where HR can make an impact.

  • Ability to influence and align strategy around talent capability and behaviors.

  • Proven record of partnering at different levels within an organization.

  • Robust analytical skillset.

  • Success in leading change management efforts in a matrix environment.

  • Knowledge of core HR services and ability to partner with HR centers of excellence- including talent acquisition- compensation- employee relations- and benefits.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proven experience with change management and organizational design and efficiency work.


  • Experience within a procurement function.

Equal Opportunity Employer–minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity