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HR Advisor

Reference
EPR006228
Posting Reference
Location
Aberdeen, UK
Type
FTE

EthosEnergy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.


The HR Advisor position is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management in designated business units. The position formulates partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-added service to management and employees that reflects the business objectives of the organization. You are required to maintain a good level of business literacy about the business unit's financial position, its midrange plans, its culture, and its competition.

Job Responsibilities

  • Serve as an HR business partner to the operation, facility, or a function’s leadership team.
  • Conducts regularly scheduled meetings with respective business units.
  • Consults with line management, providing HR guidance when appropriate.
  • Analyzes trends and metrics in partnership with the HR group to develop solutions, programs and policies.
  • Manages and resolves employee relations issues. Conducts effective, thorough and objective investigations. Is able to provide local employment legislation guidance.
  • Maintains in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks, and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partners with the legal department as needed/required.
  • Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to line management (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions).
  • Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
  • Provides HR policy guidance and interpretation.
  • Work with the recruitment team to manage resourcing for respective business unit
  • Develops contract terms for new hires, promotions and transfers and manages the full employee onboarding process.
  • Manage the payroll process for respective business units
  • Assists international employees with expatriate assignments and related HR matters when and where needed.
  • Supports the HR Director and provides guidance and input on business unit restructuring, workforce planning, and succession planning.
  • Identifies training needs for business units and individual executive coaching needs.
  • Participates in evaluation and monitoring of training programs to ensure success. Follows up to ensure training objectives are met.
  • Provides support to respective business units in annual programmes such as Performance Management and Business Ethics
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills / Knowledge

  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines, including compensation practices, organizational diagnosis, employee and union relations, diversity, performance management, and federal and state respective employment laws.
  • HR experience in a global industry, technology or related service organization
  • Business acumen and focus - active participation in business unit leadership teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply the appropriate sections of applicable laws, guidelines, regulations, ordinances, and policies.
  • Ability to acquire a thorough understanding of the organization’s hierarchy, jobs, qualifications, compensation practices, and the administrative practices related to those factors.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software

Experience

  • Previous experience resolving complex employee relations issues.
  • Experience working in a decentralized, matrix environment with limited resources.

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in HR or Business Administration

Physical Requirements

  • N/A

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