HR BUSINESS PARTNER - MONTROSE - Closing Date: 24.06.2019 - Reference

Montrose, Scotland
11 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
As HR Business Partner you will work in partnership with the businesses to provide specialist support for key internal clients across multiple sites. You will be part of NOV's Corporate team which is based in Aberdeen, however this role will be based in MONTROSE with frequent travel required to our other sites in Dundee and regular visits to Aberdeen. Your knowledge of HR Business Partnering together with your ability to develop effective working relationships, influence and coach managers will act as a strong foundation in this role to be able to deliver best practice and share responsibility for the goals and target delivery. You will be required to be commercially aware, politically savvy with the ability to identify interventions from financial data. With the support of NOV's Centres of Excellence you will identify and prepare plans for key/high potential employees, rotating best talent across different functions in the business. As HR Business Partner you will equip key stakeholders with appropriate tools and knowledge to effectively manage their people in line with their people plans e.g. performance management, absence management, career management and provide project management support and HR expertise to the business with specific related projects. By providing both transformational advice and transactional support you will improve cost and efficiency, clarify accountabilities, and empower delivery of great customer service.


  • Oversee all employee relations cases, ensuring quality assurance, and risks are mitigated and carry out hearings.
  • Use professional insight to identify people related opportunities, priorities , and potential risks with managers.
  • Influence and challenge management to ensure solutions are applied in line with NOV policies and procedures.
  • Support the HR Segment Manager with development, implementation of KPIs/Business Plan ensuring alignment and delivery of consistent communication.
  • Support the HR Segment Manager with development of the People Strategy; action appropriate deliverables within the agreed timeframe.
  • In conjunction with Management interpret the metrics and adapt the plan to address the issues/corrective actions.
  • Proactively work in partnership with management in conjunction with TA to ensure that the business is professionally resourced; numbers, quality, competencies, to achieve current and future business objectives (Headcount forecast).
  • Partner with middle management to identify potential business risks and support the HR Segment Manager with developments/implementation of risk mitigation plans e.g. operations meetings.
  • Train, coach, and guide management in the development of working practices, working environment and culture e.g. redundancy.
  • Work in collaboration with the COEs across the business.
  • Implement and manage the HR initiatives within the agreed timeframe.
  • Assist management in effectively identifying and developing talent; succession.
  • In conjunction with OD alignment of HR and business interventions with Company Values put into practice agreed plan eliminating risks (change management)
  • Actively support a culture of continuous improvement within the HR team; Promote feedback mechanisms for employees and managers to influence the continuous improvement of HR services and processes.
  • Network internally and externally with HR, Education, and Awarding Bodies
  • Travel in the UK as and when required.
  • Carry out other duties as and when business requirements dictate as may be reasonably expected by line manager .



    • Able to understand, evaluate and apply technical information.
    • Able to understand the business needs and drivers and align with the strategic initiative.
    • Capable of keeping abreast of an evolving portfolio of products, services, and systems.
    • Anticipates the impact of change and rises to the challenge, with the ability to accept risk and uncertainty.


    • Adept at exercising good judgement (sometimes with incomplete information) whilst being constrained by tight deadlines.
    • Be willing to provide colleagues with the information they need to complete their tasks and eliminate roadblocks
    • Be quick to identify critical information and respond appropriately
    • Able to apportion time effectively to complete tasks
    • Able to define, work within and improve business processes based on immediate and future business needs


    • Will be energised by challenges and drawn towards opportunities


    • Confident and professional when representing the company in person and in writing
    • Aspiring and keen to advance within the organisation
    • Is cognizant of organisational culture and politics, and appropriately adjusts personal style to be effective


    • A strong sense of customer focus (internal/external)
    • Ability to work and relate effectively with both executives and operators on the floor to drive a teamwork mentality and communicate goals and progress towards them
    • A candid team player who collaborates with peers to solve problems.
    • Committed to self-improvement and development through the role to achieve career goals.
    • Firm and diplomatic when negotiating.





CIPD Qualified/Degree Business related subject.

Desirable - Chartered Member (CIPD)

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