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Cogoport - HR Business Partner (5-7 yrs)

Gurgaon/Gurugram/Mumbai Job Code: 1168099

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Cogoport Story:

Do you prefer to get speeding tickets or parking tickets?

Because at Cogoport we are speeding ahead to do something remarkable for the world. We are trying to solve the Trade Knowledge and Execution Gap, which is currently widening and preventing trade to the tune of $3.4 trillion annually. This Gap has enormous economic as well as human impact and disproportionately hits small and medium businesses globally.

The team at Cogoport is working on developing a new category, the Global Trade Platform, that helps companies discover and connect with appropriate trade partners, optimize shipping and logistics options and costs, and improve cash management and cash flow.

Cogoport is currently in hypergrowth mode. We are proud to have been named an Asia-Pacific High-Growth Company by the Financial Times and an Indian Growth Champion by the Economic Times. We are aiming to reach an annualized revenue of $1 billion (7700 Crores INR) by this summer and are hiring over 500 additional employees. We are currently hiring in Mumbai, Gurgaon, Chennai and Bangalore.

Cogoport Culture: We have two core values at CogoportIntrapreneurship and Customer-centricity. If you share these values and are a hard worker who is willing to take risks (and occasionally get a speeding ticket), you can make a huge impact and propel your career in an endless number of directions with Cogoport.

Cogoport Leadership:

Life at Cogoport :Its rare to be able to join a company that can give you the resources, support and technology you need to break new ground and see your ideas come to life. Youll be surrounded by some of the smartest engineers and commercial specialists in India and the Asia Pacific Region.

With huge growth and the right entrepreneurial mindset, comes huge opportunities! So, wherever you join us, youll be able to dream, deliver better and brighter solutions, and speed ahead with the possibility to propel your career forward in endless directions as our company continues to grow and expand.

For more insights about the company:

Why Cogoport?

International Trade can be complicated at times and every day brings new challenges and opportunities to learn. When we simplify international trade, it empowers and affects every human being on the face of this earth. Seven billion people - one common problem.

As a part of the Talent team at Cogoport, you will get an opportunity to be a part of an industry-wide revolution in the world of shipping and logistics by collaborating with other brilliant minds to resolve real world on-ground challenges. You will have a direct impact on the revenue and profitability growth for the organization.

About the Role :

We are looking for someone who will act as a champion for our company growth as we build a diverse and high-performance team. You will partner closely with our Executives and Team Leaders, enabling us to attract and hire top talent as we grow quickly.


- Drive governance on critical human resource metrics such as retention, engagement & cost for a fast paced business.

- Operate independently & ensure employee satisfaction & development of the team by leading training, mentoring, HR initiatives and best Practices.

- Directly interact with the customer having phenomenal Stakeholder Management skills

- Lead the way in implementing change initiatives related to culture, performance, recognition and policies

- Responsible for HR operations, Employee Relations and Business HR teams.

- Understand the business and its challenges to help address the organization and peoples ask

- Deliver short-term solutions while also solving for long-term problems by addressing immediate challenges and underlying causes

- Own/drive HR policies and directives and ensure smooth implementation across the firm.

- Employee Relations- Serve as primary point of contact for managers and associates in actively responding to and addressing concerns in a timely manner. Conduct investigations and provide recommendations based on findings/facts.

- Employee Retention - Responsible for recommending retention strategies to the Manager and implementing them across organization.

- Responsible for driving Performance Management and Employee Engagement initiatives.

- Assists with design, implementation and administration of employee engagement activities and programs from onboarding to exit.

- Conduct onboarding, new employee orientation sessions and ensure required documentation is processed correctly.

- Manage and administer rewards & recognition programs.

- Manage and drive employee onboarding and exit process.

- Drives programs that embed health, safety and wellbeing of employees.

- Assess Training Needs through connect with employees or consultations with managers.


- MBA Degree with specialization in Human Resources

- At least 5-7 years of related, progressive HR Partner experience, including employee relations, employee engagement, employee grievances, performance management, recruitment and training and development.

- Excellent interpersonal skills, problem-solving skills, decision-making skills, and ability to handle sensitive situations/documentation.

- Strong written communication skills. Prior experience creating effective PowerPoint decks required.

- Must be adept working with Excel.

- Ability to create compelling decks, presentations, executive reports etc.

- Ability to manage multiple deadlines.

- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and Business Leaders.

- Demonstrates a proven track record for taking initiative and working independently to deliver results.

- Possess the ability to complete complex tasks and projects quickly with little to no guidance, react with appropriate urgency to situations that require a quick turnaround, and take effective action.

- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; is flexible.

- High level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information and dealing with professionals inside and outside the company.

Our Core Values :

Intrapreneurship: At Cogoport, you own and drive projects forward. You have the world at your feet, and complete flexibility and freedom to take up new initiatives that would benefit the customer.

Customer Centricity: Our customers are at the heart of all that we do. Without happy customers, our company is doomed. Understanding their perspective collectively is key to our success.

Cogoport is an equal opportunity employer. We are a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure all people feel supported and respected at work.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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