IT Business Partner - HR (Workday Manager/Director)

at Corteva Agriscience in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description


HRIS Consultant – HR Strategy Leader

Who are we, and what do we do?

Corteva Agriscience creates the world’s most recognized and premium agricultural solutions to address the greatest challenges in agriculture. With a focus on technology, Corteva Agriscience creates seed and crop protection products that increase productivity and profit for farmers while reducing risks to their business. Every day our digital tools deliver insights our global partners need to thrive now and into the future.

As the world’s first dedicated agriculture start-up, we’re building a culture that stays curious, thinks differently, acts boldly and takes a stand on what’s right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our planet. We know we’ve got big challenges to solve – we hope you’ll be part of the solution. Whether you are in the lab or on the farm, teaching classes or crafting code – we need bold thinkers and fearless doers to bring their best to the job at hand. Every role at Corteva Agriscience includes an opportunity to grow what matters.

Corteva has a challenging and exciting opportunity for an HRIS Business Partner/Consultant who will function as a strategic partner to Human Resources. This role will act as the IT Lead that partners with the HR division to develop the IT roadmap in support of their strategic goals and priorities. The HRIS Consultant – HR Strategy Leader will work with HR to co-create the technology roadmap that outlines the IT priorities, timelines, and requirements to be delivered. S/he will manage the IT investment portfolio in a transparent manner to the business and be accountable for the delivery of IT projects and the associated investment outcomes.

This role will serve as the direct interface between IT and the HR division. This individual will be comfortable working in a fast-paced, collaborative, highly matrix environment, developing a strategy for the organization and a roadmap to achieve strategic goals. This individual must be comfortable working with ambiguity and demonstrate leadership presence and outstanding communication skills.

Representative Activities – Here’s How You’ll Contribute

+ Develop and nurture productive, strategic relationships with the HR Leadership Team

+ Partner with CHRO and other HR senior leaders to define the IT roadmap, projects and investments required to deliver on the HR strategy

+ Serve as the accountable liaison between HR and IT to ensure solutions are designed, delivered and executed according to plan.

+ Provide financial diligence; manage IT investment portfolio efficiently and within guidance

+ Drive transformational change and a culture of innovation and agility; implement applicable enterprise platforms and applications

+ Deliver committed outcomes of all IT capabilities leveraged by the business

+ Provide thought leadership with regards to technology trends and their impact on HR. Connect the HR team with the broader IT organization to share trends, best practices and lessons learned.


Qualifications – What You’ll Bring

The successful candidate should be an expert at building relationships with business leaders and addressing business needs with technology thinking. S/he must have capabilities in developing business strategic roadmaps as well as successfully owning the outcomes to meet business objectives. S/he must possess a blend of hands-on technical ability with proven business strategic capability.

In terms of the performance and personal competencies required for the position, we would highlight the following:

Experience Needed

+ Experience in building and executing a digital HR transformation strategy

+ Experience in creating and delivering an HR automation strategy focused on improving the workforce experience and attaining operational efficiencies

+ Experience with roadmap ownership, use case creation, strategy development

+ Experience building and communicating business plans and the technology insights required for delivery

+ Financial acumen to support business case creation and measurement


+ Proven track record in driving business strategy with technology innovation

+ Strategic decision making and successful influencing on leadership level

+ Experience in managing relationships with business stakeholders and earning a “seat at the table” to actively engage business leaders and shape future policies and strategies

+ Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field.

+ 10+ years of IT and business experience with increasing levels of leadership responsibility

+ Ability to be more than an “order taker” for the business – must stimulate, surface and shape business demand

+ Experience in change implementation planning and management

+ Experience in IT portfolio management and manage business investments

+ Superior communication skills, both verbal and written

+ Strong English communication skills

Take the next step to #GrowWhatMatters in your career with Corteva and apply today. We look forward to seeing your application.

Corteva Agriscience ™, the world’s first dedicated agriculture start-up, serves to enrich the lives of those who produce and those who consume, ensuring progress for generations to come. Our employees fulfill this purpose everyday by building/participating in an inclusive culture where we encourage each other to stay curious, think differently, act boldly and do what’s right for our customers, our co-workers, our partners and our planet. With over 20,000 team members from 130 countries, innovating in 140 world class R&D facilities, we have the resources, leadership heritage and partner ecosystem to make a meaningful impact now and into the future.


Corteva Agriscience, the agriculture division of DowDuPont, is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability or any other protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to search or apply for a position, please visit:
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Job Posting: JC172812368

Posted On: Nov 13, 2020

Updated On: Oct 24, 2021