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Date:  Jan 25, 2023
Job Req ID:  12219
Category:  Human Resources
Country/Region:  IT
City:  Vimercate
Workplace:  Hybrid

Title:  HR Business Partner Italy


Are you dynamic, a keen innovator, a trend setter, or a disruptive thinker with a passion for results and making a difference? Then Kellogg Europe is the place for you because at Kellogg’s we focus on agility, growth and innovation. 
At Kellogg's we have a vision of a good and just world where people are not just fed but fulfilled; with the purpose of creating better days and a place at the table for everyone through our trusted food brands. 

We also believe that our competitive advantage comes from our people. We say it often, because it is true. Our K Values are part of our DNA -we are a company with a heart and soul, and our people care just as much. Our talented teams are encouraged to bring their best selves to work each day.

Our colleagues in the Human Resources Team are looking for an HR Business Partner to join our team in Vimercate (MB).



The HR Business Partner will lead the People Agenda for the Italy Market, working in partnership with leaders, and employees to further advance our talent and culture journey.

Perform HR daily work tasks for Italy, improving processes, advising managers, ensuring alignment and compliance with company procedures, and regulations, providing a variety of activities, services and delivering of human resources projects to internal clients.

  • Develop and lead the People Agenda for the Italy Market ensuring a balance between advancing further strategic focus, whilst delivering with excellence on all HR foundational elements
  • Coach and develop Leaders, Managers and Teams to further advance our People Agenda and ensure continued impact against our talent and culture journey
  • Part of the Continental Europe HR Team partnering to drive impact and scale within the Region across various People-related initiatives
  • Advancing our Data and People Analytics capabilities (across HR and Commercial) to enable data-led insights and decisions
  • Leading all aspects of the HR Talent & Performance cycle;performance management, succession planning, talent management, development, total rewards, and culture / engagement.
  • Building strong and collaborative relationships with employees and management in Italy, while bringing specialist and generalist knowledge and expertise in multiple HR areas.
  • Working closely with European HR Centre of Excellences (Reward / Talent / Employee Relations) to drive Country-specific needs and initiatives
  • Partnering with the broader HR team to advance our EVP work, delivering on initiatives that extend employee satisfaction and tenure.
  • Maintain a clear understanding and providing up to date knowledge of the legal framework within which HR operates; developing HR policies in line with current legislation and keeping abreast of modern HR procedures and best practice.
  • Helping to accelerate a high-performing & Make-It-Happen culture.




  • Solid experience as HR Business Partner or HR Manager, plus a sound understanding of European HR strategies, practices and polices including Change Management, Organisational Effectiveness, Culture and Employee Engagement.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Italian employment law and HR best practice.
  • Solid knowledge of the FMCG industry.
  • Courage and the ability to challenge the status quo to continuously improve. 
  • Flexible, problem-solving approach and strong team player/relationship builder. 
  • Excellent facilitation and team development skills. 
  • Being able to manage and prioritise multiple stakeholders.  
  • Strong understanding and experience in Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Fluent in English and Italian




Growing and nurturing the world starts with our employees, which is why our tailor-made career growth programmes are just what you need to set yourself for success.

We strive to create a world where people are not just fed but fulfilled and a workplace where everyone can voice their opinions and are empowered to be their true selves. It’s each and everyone’s unique flavour that make up Kellogg’s recipe for success and the diversity of ideas, experiences and beliefs that fuel our future ready momentum and embolden our make it happen culture.

We are a diverse Employer, a foundation member of the Leading Executives Advancing Diversity (LEAD) Network, dedicated to meaningfully accelerate gender parity and drive inclusion in the European retail & Fast-Moving Consumer Goods value chain and we are committed to reaching 50:50 gender representation for all leadership level roles by 2025

Please note that we will only accept applications that are made to us via our Careers site. If you experience any difficulty when applying, please contact

Kellogg is taking bold next steps on its portfolio transformation journey by separating its North American cereal and plant-based foods businesses by the end of 2023, resulting in three independent public companies, each better positioned to unlock their full standalone potential. Learn more at

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