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HR Business Partner - Contrac


Location: London (UK)

Type: Contract

Reference: 10927


Our Client are a global Oil and Gas company, involved in operations across the worldwide arena. They seek a passionate, motivated and commercially focussed HR Business Partner on a Limited Company Contract basis. This is a 1 year rolling contract, with the potential to extend beyond the year duration.

You will be responsible for supporting the company's HR team as policies, processes and procedures are updated and implemented during a period of organisational change. Your role will involve providing proactive, all-encompassing HR generalist support to the wider UK team and developing international teams, with links to Talent Acquisition and Reward functions.

This is an exceptional opportunity to secure a long-term contract providing a professional, high quality and value adding HR service to an international Oil and Gas company with a growing North Sea and worldwide footprint.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Liaising, collaborating and co-ordinating with members of the HR Team across the UK and international locations
  • Ensuring effective communication and consistency of process; provision of an efficient, effective and timely service to the business and contributing to the effective planning of workload, initiatives and training
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with managers, senior staff, employees, contractors both in the London office, among the wider UK team and internationally
  • Actively contributes to the redevelopment or creation of policies, processes and tools as required by legislation or changes to internal working processes
  • Actively contributes to the actions to take the company to full compliance under the General Data Protection Regulations
  • Active understanding to support the HR team on the quality and accuracy of the details contained in the HR system and the facilitation and administration of employee changes, promotions and other for the business areas
  • Collaborate with the HR team to provide a professional, high quality and value adding service.
  • Providing support, advice with policies, processes and tools in a timely manner to business stakeholders on all employee relations issues whilst ensuring that accurate records are maintained at all times.
  • Providing accurate reporting to Managers and helping coordinate research and analysis, as required
  • Providing direct communication with Leaders and employees ensuring that the business is well informed, as and when required. Undertakes presentations and training sessions for roll out to workforce as required.
  • Supporting line managers with Employee Relations activities, i.e.: grievances, disciplinaries, investigations
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of the employment requirements for each location within scope
  • Resourcing and Development needs and plans
  • Local employment environment; employment laws& regulations; contracts of employment; ways of working; market intelligence (led by internal Talent Acquisition team and MSP)
  • Providing support to in-country management and maintaining regular contact
  • Input to the wider HR community on issues and trends

Essential Requirements:

  • Over 5 years of experience working in HR positions and within an HR capacity
  • Strong knowledge of UK employment law and the ability to transfer this knowledge into effective policies, processes and procedures.
  • In-depth understanding of the HR function, having previously worked in a business partnering style role.
  • Experience of Gender Pay Gap reporting is essential
  • Bachelor's degree or appropriate relevant practical experience
  • Must have CIPD or equivalent qualifications
  • Merger and Acquisition experience would be desirable
  • Project management skills and experience
  • Proven ability to work as part of a fast paced team with focus on a high quality service delivery
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, and prioritize in a busy and complex environment.
  • Ability to work on a wide variety of activities at any one time and deal with a changing and sometimes ambiguous environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Experience in Oil and Gas industry would be preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and use of Livelink or similar system.
  • Knowledge of Workday or similar HR systems would be an advantage.
  • Ability to travel within the UK, potentially overseas if required.
  • Knowledge and experience of GDPR would be desirable
  • Dynamic, people-orientated communication and interpersonal skills

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