Kellogg Director, Human Resources, Kellogg Specialty Channels in ELMHURST, Illinois

Go beyond your potential at Kellogg Company as a Director, Human Resources, for one of our most profitable and fastest growing Business Units – Specialty Channels. You’ll be responsible for leading work activities associated with interpreting and delivering business and Human Resources strategies.

We believe careers need room to grow so if you have a passion for seeing and helping people achieve their goals, we invite you to come with us. Want to learn more?


  • Leading the development of the organization’s talent strategy for the Specialty Channels Business Unit – you’ll be leading capability assessments, organization diagnostics, and creating and overseeing the deployment of talent strategy to close capability gaps

  • Partnering with BU President, BU Leadership Team/function leaders on succession planning efforts – help us by determining succession criteria, identifying critical roles, and leading the networking and search for potential candidates and their readiness

  • Influencing decisions – you’ll be influencing business partners to take actions required to close organizational capability gaps

  • Assessing and coaching cross-functional teams – you’ll be counseling executives to improve their effectiveness as a leader and as teams

  • Partnering with HR Centers of Expertise and Global Business Services/Talent Acquisition – help us deliver the people and organizational agenda for the business unit

  • Counseling business unit leadership – you’ll be our expert with the management of human capital, leadership, and team performance and effectiveness

  • Partnering with Global Function HR Directors – help us by informing capability needs/requirements of the business where applicable; sourcing talent from outside where necessary

  • Acting in advisory capacity concerning escalations at the leadership team level – you’ll be leading escalations regarding talent, employee relations, and performance management

  • Driving change – help us by coaching business leaders to drive and lead change by using Kellogg change methodology



  • Bachelors or International Equivalent in Business, Human Resources or related field

  • Progressively more responsible experience in Human Resources

  • Substantial experience providing strategic business facing Human Resources consultation

  • People management experience

Bonus Points:

  • Masters or International Equivalent in Business, Human Resources, or related field

  • Experience in a large consumer goods company

  • Professional Association designations/certifications in Human Resources (e.g. SHRM or the international equivalent)


It’s best to apply today, because job postings can be taken down and we wouldn’t want you to miss this opportunity. To learn more about what’s next, click on one of the links below:

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Travel for this role is approximately 20-30%

The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For additional information, please follow this Link at for English or this Link at for Spanish.

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Kellogg Recruitment

Title: Director, Human Resources, Kellogg Specialty Channels

Location: USA-IL-Elmhurst

Requisition ID: HUM001957

Job Function: Human Resources

Job Type: Executive

Closing Date: Ongoing

Relocation Assistance: Yes