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HRBP- LAC Operations Center

Job Name

HRBP- LAC Operations Center




Tultitlan, Mexico


Human Resources

Reporting Line:

HR MANAGER-LAC Operations Center

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Erin Moreno

About the role

What does the HRBP - LAC Operations Center do?

As Human Resources Business Partner you will play a key role in supporting the business. This position will work with Leaders and Primos throughout the LAC OC locations. This is a generalist role that will work actively in the areas of full cycle talent acquisitions, Primo relations, talent development, legal compliance, policy development. The incumbent will serve as a Business Partner to provide coaching to Leaders on Human Resources practices, policies, and general Primo relations. Additionally, proactively provide expertise and coaching in the areas of organizational effectiveness, employee morale, change management, staffing, compensation & benefits, conflict resolution, performance management, talent development and succession planning.

About You 

Strong experience in HR operations, acting as real BP to influence decisions and align operations priorities with HR agenda and outcomes. 


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Lead the correct management of the day-to-day UNION activities and negations.
  • Coach and educate managers on the talent development methodology and development products available.
  • Support line managers in creation and implementation of development plans for identified population. 
  • (e.g. top and rising talent). 
  • Ensure succession pipeline for the location’s critical roles.
  • Strategic execution of HR processes, ensuring metrics and KPI´s to align all HR activities to operating & business outcomes (to LAC OC)
  • Lead the Recruitment & Selection process to bring the best talent to our best10 years (Union & Administrative roles)
  • Lead the continuous improvement process to the primo experience to drive engagement & performance.  LAC OC
  • Deploy the Annual training plan to all operations Primos in Tultitlan site.
  • Participate in setting up the local People strategy in alignment with Global HR and business strategy.  
  • Working directly with Leaders and Primos to resolved employee relations concerns timely and effectively.
  • Lead the Talent Acquisition process in partnership with Line Leaders and OC HR Manager
  • Drive an excellent Becoming Bacardi onboarding process
  • Support our Primo Development culture through appropriate company programs.
  • Assist in the annual compensation and bonus process
  • Participate as a strategic member of the Human Resources team and execute against organizational business plans and fostering 
  • Think strategically and creatively to illuminate and bring to life the Bacardi culture 
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to daily employment and employee relations.
  • Monitor employee engagement level, support design and implementation of action plans to drive engagement. 
  • Ensure accurate record keeping in all Human Resources Information Systems and have the ability to provide requested data and perform analysis on this data
  • Continually drive improvement by reviewing and suggesting changes to current policies and procedures
  • Establishing strong and effective working relationships with internal and external customers through a strong Business Partnering mind set
  • Support development and implementation of Bacardi talent strategies in alignment with global talent management guidelines.

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Psychology, Labor relationships, or Administration certificated studies (MBA is a plus)
  • Data Driven & Analytic thinking to influence and make decisions.
  • Knowledge & experience into the Mexican Law management 
  • Sense of urgency, Will to Win, Founders Mentality
  • Integrity & Ethics behavior.
To be successful in this role you will have / be:
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in an employee facing human resources role as HR generalist
  • Experience in employee relations, federal labor laws
  • Strong experience in UNION Management in MX
  • Understanding of federal and state laws and regulations regarding compensation practices
  • Knowledge of federal and state labor laws
  • Experience working in HRIS Systems such as Workday and ADP
  • Demonstrated strategies for multi-tasking and managing conflicting priorities under time sensitive situations
  • Excellent ability to develop strong relationships built on trust to gain support and achieve results
  • Strong interest and experience in understanding and improving corporate culture
  • Ability to work within a highly confidential environment.
  • Demonstrated initiative to identify and anticipate business partner needs and make recommendations for continuous improvement
  • Ability to utilize sound judgement and respond appropriately in sensitive situations
  • Understand business concerns and work highly collaboratively with business leaders to enable common goal of outstanding results
  • Excellent influencing skills, ability to build engagement and strong coaching and counselling abilities
  • Superb organization and follow up skills.  
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to handle a fast paced rapidly changing environment
  • Must display strong development potential and an eagerness to learn
The following experiences are preferred:
  • UNION Experience in the Spirits and/or FMCG industry is a distinct advantage  
  • Future ability and interest in relocation
  • Fluency in English is required

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.