Global Learning & Development Lead - Procurement

Syngenta ,
Manchester, Greater Manchester


Job Description

About Syngenta Syngenta is one of the world's leading agriculture companies. Our ambition is to help safely feed the world while taking care of the planet. We aim to improve the sustainability, quality and safety of agriculture with world class science and innovative crop solutions. Our technologies enable millions of farmers around the world to make better use of limited agricultural resources. With 28,000 people in more than 90 countries we are working to transform how crops are grown. Through partnerships, collaboration and The Good Growth Plan we are committed to improving farm productivity, rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities. Role Purpose To support the professional development of all individuals within the global procurement function (In-direct & Direct). The Learning and Development Lead will be expected to look 1-3 years ahead, building a functional capability roadmap and planning accordingly. * Work with the business functions to develop and deploy content that grows the professionalism of procurement staff * To review individual capability gaps across the global function to identify generic capability needs for which new programs are required and to build/help build and deliver those interventions * To manage the learning platforms for Procurement capability uplift * To manage the annual assessment cycle of procurement competencies * To bring innovative L&D opportunities to the procurement teams Accountabilities * Building and delivering an L&D vision and roadmap for Procurement * Delivery of content and capability uplift across a global community of c300 procurement practitioners * Run or oversee the running of procurement specific training courses (hard and soft skills, f2f and virtual) * To ensure that the full suite of Career Development tools and options are communicated and embedded (P2T, personal Talent cards, WorkDay, IDP....) * Develop and monitor KPI's to demonstrate progress in the capability development journey * Work closely with Regional and Global Heads to deliver meaningful content Knowledge, skills & experience Critical knowledge * In depth knowledge of Procurement, solid knowledge of the external trends and best practice * Ability to develop new procurement training content and lead the implementation * Leadership of complex Regional and/or Global projects * Ability to develop performance measures for L&D Critical ...