Global Team Effectiveness and Development Lead - #1134390

Syngenta Group

Date: 1 week ago
City: Manchester
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
Syngenta Group

As a Senior Team Development and Effectiveness Lead, you will be a key member of our Talent and Culture team, focusing on enhancing team effectiveness across the organization. You will work closely with senior leadership teams, to design and deliver impactful team effectiveness sessions. Additionally, you will play a crucial role in developing the capability of our T&C colleagues, HRBPs, and potentially other functions, to act as facilitators and catalysts for team effectiveness initiatives. This role will also involve leading a Community of Practice to share knowledge and develop capabilities within the organization. Responsibilities:

  • Design and deliver team effectiveness sessions for senior executive and leadership teams, to drive high performance and collaboration.

  • Serve as the 'practice lead' for team effectiveness expertise, developing internal resources and materials, and driving knowledge sharing and capability development.

  • Establish a Community of Practice to foster collaboration, share best practices, and enhance team development and effectiveness capabilities across the organization.

  • Partner with key stakeholders in planning and preparing for major events, such as the Group Leadership Conference, to ensure effective interventions and initiatives.

Qualifications and required experience

  • Extensive experience in designing and delivering team development and effectiveness sessions for senior leadership teams, including to Exec level.

  • Strong capability development skills, with the ability to empower others to act as facilitators and catalysts for team effectiveness initiatives.

  • Excellent leadership and collaboration abilities to lead a Community of Practice and drive knowledge sharing.

  • Strategic mindset with the ability to partner with key stakeholders in planning and executing major events and interventions.

  • Additional organizational development experience - transformation and change management; organizational design; leadership coaching and development.

Company Description

Syngenta Group is one of the world’s biggest agricultural technology companies, with roots going back more than 250 years. With more than 59,000 employees, operating in more than 100 countries, the company strives to transform agriculture with science-driven, technological innovations to deliver high productivity and high-quality food while fighting climate change and restore nature. Syngenta Group is working with farmers to enable Regenerative Agriculture - an outcome-based food production system that nurtures and restores soil health, protects the climate and water resources and biodiversity, and enhances farms' productivity and profitability. Syngenta Group, which is registered in Shanghai, China, and has its management headquarters in Switzerland, draws strength from its four business units: Syngenta Crop Protection, headquartered in Switzerland; Syngenta Seeds, headquartered in the United States; ADAMA, headquartered in Israel; and Syngenta Group China. Together, these businesses provide industry-leading ways to serve customers around the world.

Additional Information

This is a global role that will require regular travel to Switzerland or other European destinations (likely 6-8 per year) and occasional inter-continental travel (likely 1-2 per year). The role could be based in various European locations including the UK (Manchester or Bracknell), Madrid, Budapest or Amsterdam.

What we offer

  • Extensive benefits package including a generous pension scheme, bonus scheme, private medical & life insurance.

  • Flexible working

  • We offer a position which contributes to valuable and impactful work in a stimulating and international environment.  

  • Learning culture and wide range of training options.

Syngenta has been ranked as a top 5 employer and number 1 in agriculture by Science Journal.

Syngenta is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Learn more about our D&I initiatives here:

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