• Full Time
  • Colombo

Cargills Ceylon

At Cargills, we are not just a Company; we are a cornerstone of Sri Lanka’s vibrant economy. With a heritage spanning over 180 years, we have continuously evolved to become a leading force in multiple industries, including Retail, FMCG, Restaurants, Financial Services, Agribusiness, Cinemas, Hospitality, and Real Estate. Built on a strong foundation of values and ethics, we have spread our reach across Sri Lanka, with investments and operations that touch the lives of millions of consumers, farmers, and entrepreneurs on a daily basis. We are committed to leveraging technology to enhance operational excellence, create sustainable markets, and foster employment opportunities, all whilst actively engaging in initiatives that uplift communities and protect the environment to build a brighter future for all.

Job Role:

As a Executive – People & Culture, you will play a crucial role in sculpting the team that drives our success in the FMCG – Manufacturing sector. You will be involved in:
• Talent Acquisition Ownership: Drive the end-to-end talent acquisition process for our FMCG – Manufacturing sector, taking full responsibility for sourcing, screening, interviewing, and selecting top-tier candidates & closing all vacancies in a timely manner.
• Seamless Onboarding: Spearhead the onboarding process, ensuring a seamless experience for new hires as they integrate into our organization. This involves facilitating their smooth transition and helping them assimilate into our processes, procedures, and culture.
• Employer Branding: Lead efforts to position our Company as an employer of choice within the FMCG – Manufacturing industry through strategic partnerships with universities, institutes, and other initiatives.
• Employee Engagement: Drive the execution of dynamic activities and initiatives aimed at enhancing team spirit, engagement, and motivation across FMCG – Manufacturing sector.
• Learning and Development Ownership: Take charge of implementing robust programs that nurture the team members’ career growth and competency development.
• HR Business Partnering: Act as Junior HR business partner for the FMCG Manufacturing sector, providing HR support to the FMCG team & their senior leadership. This involves aligning HR initiatives with business objectives, providing guidance on people-related matters, and driving organizational effectiveness within the FMCG Manufacturing domain.
• HR Shared Services Collaboration: Work with the Central HR team on group-level projects and tasks as needed, ensuring alignment with broader organizational objectives.
• People & Culture Strategy Support: Partner closely with our People & Culture Manager/Senior Leadership to execute day-to-day functions and contribute to the realization of our People & Culture Roadmap for FMCG – Manufacturing sector and beyond.

Candidate Profile:
• Passionate about Sri Lanka; you’re committed to making a positive impact for our Country and its people.
• Completed Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management.
• Professional qualification in HRM is a plus ( CIPM preferred ) .
• Understanding of HR best practices and current labor regulations.
• Excellent communication skills in English & Sinhala. ( Tamil is a plus )
• Excellent IT literacy skills ( MS Office package, Microsoft 365 applications, Canva, ChatGPT, other AI tools is a plus )
• Minimum of 2 years’ HR experience, preferably in the Manufacturing/Production industry.
• Willingness to travel to various FMCG – Manufacturing locations across the island.
• Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
• A proactive, positive, and innovative mindset, combined with a strong ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time effectively.
• Independent self-starter, eager to exceed expectations with minimal supervision.
• Ambitious, organized, and results-oriented, ready to embrace challenges and continuously learn on the job.
• A people person with a pleasant personality, full of enthusiasm, energy, dedication, and integrity.
• Embodies the values of Cargills: Customer Centric, Accountable, Respect, Green, Innovative, Love, Lead & Serve the Nation.

Why Cargills?

Cargills is not just a workplace. It’s a place where you can learn, grow, innovate, and contribute to the development of not only a business but a nation. We celebrate diversity and strive to provide a collegial environment where everyone’s contribution is valued. If you’re ambitious, driven, and ready for a challenge in the FMCG – Manufacturing sector, we welcome you to apply.

Join us and be a part of a people & culture team that is dedicated to nurturing talent and leading Sri Lanka toward a brighter future.

Apply now to become a part of our legacy

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