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Energizer Sr. Generalist, Human Resources - Argentina & Chile in Chile, Chile

This is Energizer

Energizer Holdings is leading the charge to connect our brands, our people and the products we offer to the world more than anyone else. Together, we’re creating a game plan for the future – one that defines where and how we’ll play, and what it takes to win.

Our colleagues hail from all backgrounds, nationalities and walks of life, but our shared values and passion for winning make us one team. Whatever your specialty, you’ll find that excelling at Energizer Holdings provides opportunities to grow in ways you never expected. We support flexible working arrangements wherever possible.

Position Summary

The Sr. Human Resources Generalist is responsible for providing human resources support to Energizer’s Argentina and Chile operations. This includes acting as the Human Resources Business Partner to the functional groups represented in these markets, including Sales, Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain, and IT. This position will typically interface with director-level and below colleagues regarding talent management, talent acquisition, performance management, development, compensation, organizational effectiveness, change management, employee relations issues, contribution to international project and related HR Admin support. The incumbent will provide support to the Director, Human Resources Developing Mkts (based in Miami, FL USA) in communicating, delivering, and influencing human resources


  • Influence

  • Collaboration

  • Teamwork

  • Initiative

  • Customer Focus

  • Drive for Results

  • Conflict & Change management

  • DEIB mindset

Specific Accountabilities

  • Stand-alone role supporting implementation of HR strategies and initiatives to develop structure, processes, systems, solutions and metrics to enable Argentina and Chile teams to execute and achieve business targets.

  • Effectively work with line management in planning for and meeting business goals and objectives. Demonstrate ability to understand how the business operates at a fundamental level and partner with business team members to implement these solutions.

  • Partner with the business and HR team in Inclusion and Diversity initiatives, recruitment, people development, and retention issues. Assist in building organizational capability and bench strength, ensuring the right people are in the right jobs.

  • Lead or participate in talent reviews, succession planning reviews, calibration reviews and performance management where appropriate.

  • Promote Energizer’s culture, and competency model. Drive annual performance management process and educate colleagues on career development tools.

  • Serve as a change agent and consultant to the business in support of the Company’s Energizer 2.0 vision, mission, values, culture, strategy, and initiatives. Lead local execution of business and corporate HR initiatives through effective change management.

  • Provide coaching and advice to people managers on people-related issues using our Power BI system and other tools available

  • Manage local employee relations issues, partnering with Legal as appropriate

  • Drive awareness and adherence to Energizer’s compensation/rewards principles among people leaders

  • Ensure legal compliance and mitigate the Company’s risk by having a basic understanding of relevant Argentina and Chile employment laws and follow agreed processes. In charge of performing employment contracts, amendments, termination letters and settlements. May track/monitor necessary data and information.

  • Drive utilization of the HR Operating Model, including manager and colleague self-service

  • Coordinate and monitor people manager application and effective use of HR tools, policies, and processes

  • Execute organizational effectiveness initiatives, such as implementing/monitoring organizational design principles and continuous improvement activities

  • Promote the role of Human Resources and enhance the credibility of the function; work collaboratively with Human Resources team members to proactively share best practices and processes.

  • Provide location-specific insights to help the Center of Excellence team align overall strategies with Argentina and Chile specific requirements.

  • Provide monthly payroll support and termination process.

  • Provide support to local office vendors.

  • A member of the Argentina/Chile Leadership team

  • May perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills and Experience

  • University Degree (4 years) In Human Resources, Business or another related field

  • 3-5 years of functional Human Resources and business partnership experience. Previous experience coaching line managers

  • Knowledge of Argentina and Chile labor/employment laws as they pertain to HR practices

  • Knowledge of Argentina and Chile payroll practices

  • Strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to influence for a desired outcome/result. Working comfortably across all levels and functions of an organization, including a matrix / functionally designed organization

  • Ability to respectfully challenge and say NO

  • Effective at balancing being a strategic partner, change agent, administrative expert, & employee champion

  • Fluent in English and Spanish

  • Strong business acumen

  • Ability to work independently

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Advanced Degree (Masters or equivalent)

  • Human Resource Certification

  • Prior experience with SAP Success Factors

  • Consumer Packaged Goods experience

  • Compensation experience

  • Prior experience with power BI tools

Working Relationships & Environment

Working Relationships

  • Reports to Director of Human Resources, Developing Markets. Key relationships internally will include Business Director, Argentina and Chile; Functional Managers; Payroll, HRSC; and corporate HR team.

Work Environment

  • Travel Requirements (15% to 20% - Mainly visiting the other country in the cluster)

  • Located in Santiago, Chile

  • Energizer Flexible working guidelines would apply for this role

Come Join Us!

Energizer offers a competitive total rewards package which includes a range of health, wellness and retirement savings coverage, paid time off and holidays, and many opportunities to learn, develop and grow. At Energizer, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute and make an impact every single day.

Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.