Cargill Job Design Specialist in Sofia, Bulgaria

Job Design Specialist

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive—a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field. With 150 years of experience Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. We have 150,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. Learn more at .


Position Purpose & Summary:

The Position Description Summary (PDS) Specialist will consult with managers across the region on position content (work activities, requirements, scope) to ensure quality PDSs are created by managers. This position will build relationships with managers and develop working knowledge of the businesses in which Cargill operates. This position will require a strong compliance mindset and willingness to push back and challenge managers to ensure work activities are captured accurately and that governance is followed.

Principal Accountabilities:

Relationship Management

  • Work directly with managers to review and provide consultation on PDSs. Gain trust through strong communication and listening skills. Using deep knowledge of the Global Job Catalog (GJC) and other businesses and functions, provide solutions and support to properly document the position content.

  • Build and sustain quality working relationships with Recruiting and Compensation teams. Learn upstream and downstream processes to PDS creation including Recruiting, Position Mapping, and Market Content to build trust and add value with HR colleagues.

  • Collaborate with HR Professionals and other internal stakeholders to ensure solutions meet the needs of clients, and balance when to raise questions to the HR Business Partner. Gain working understanding of Enterprise and Functional transformations and restructures to identify types of positions coming down the pipeline.

Process Champion

  • Follow identified process and use tools provided to consult with managers on solutions and documentation that uses consistent application of standards and requirements.

  • Continuous Improvement: continue to build on and improve on position documentation and look for synergies and similarities within job families and across the organization.

  • Identify process improvements and work through appropriate channels for approval.


  • Governance: Ensure appropriate governance is followed for when a PDS can be created or updated. Ensure managers understand subsequent steps in the process (mapping to the GJC/band) prior to posting.

  • Position Content: Responsible to challenge managers when necessary in documenting accountabilities and requirements. Responsible to maintain appropriate use of the GJC in documenting work activities. Responsible to ensure PDS is adequately completed and accurate.

  • Legal Compliance: Ensure PDS meets legal requirements (may vary by country) and does not pose compliance risk.

Research, Analysis & Tools

  • Subject matter expert in the GJC. Educate managers and employees on the tool. Understand other applications of the catalog including career development to better serve managers. Identify and recommend changes in Jobs or Job Families at Cargill following the GJC Maintenance Process & Governance, based on learnings on how positions are being structured.

  • Develop working knowledge of HR systems including Employee Central and Taleo to improve partnerships.

  • Participate in projects or initiatives to support related processes.


Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Ability to execute processes and HR solutions

  • 3 or more years of Human Resources/Business experience

  • Strong oral communication skills sufficient to effectively communicate, influence, and negotiate with and present to multiple levels of management

  • Strong written communication skills

  • Ability to challenge the status quo

  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to partner, build, and sustain positive working relationships

  • Able to perform successfully in ambiguous environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in job documentation

  • Working knowledge of Cargill’s Global Job Catalog

  • Proven ability to effectively deliver projects and processes Human Resources

  • Experience consulting with some stakeholder groups (i.e. Business HR, Managers/Employees)

  • Demonstrated experience participating in change efforts characterized by effective communications and strong partnerships

  • Strong business acumen

  • Ability to operate at both strategic and tactical level.

Job Human Resources

Primary Location BG-08-Sofia

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: SOF00608