HR Advisor

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The HR Advisor is responsible for the Asset's end to end HR life cycle activities including, but not limited to, recruitment and retention, employee relations, workforce planning, performance management, talent management, payroll and compensation and benefits.  All activities will be performed in accordance with Bluewater's Corporate Management System.

About the company

The Human Resources Department is responsible for the development and execution of the HR strategy, delivering HR advice to the business and implementing HR solutions that contribute to the realisation of the company's goals and strategy.

About the job
  • Establish strong relationships with managers and employees to ensure the delivery of a professional, value adding HR service.
  • Support with the annual HR cycle, including areas such as performance management and compensation and benefits, and identify improvements.
  • Provide offshore payroll input to our payroll team.
  • Administration of employee benefit schemes in conjunction with the Company's benefit brokers.
  • Participate in the development of HR processes and policies and take an active role in embedding and communicating them across the business.
  • Support management with advice on the people management aspects of their team(s), providing advice on matters such as development and legislative background. 
  • Management of long term and complex absence, liaising with the Company's occupational health provider and scheduling medicals as required for offshore personnel.
  • Manage complex employee relations issues that may create significant risk to the organization.
  • Manage the Asset's permanent offshore recruitment and selection process in order to fill vacancies on time and to optimally serve the internal client. 
  • Liaise with recruitment agencies for the placement of temporary offshore personnel, ensuring they have the correct experience and mandatory training to fulfil the role.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date HR files within the HRIS and other business systems. 
  • Attendance at bi-weekly offshore management / HR meetings.
  • Support with manpower budgeting and forecasting requests, ensuring safe manning levels are maintained for the asset. 
  • Coordinate monthly headcount and statistics.
  • Support the HR Co-ordinator with offshore training and participate in offshore training audits.
  • Provide HR assistance to the Emergency response organisation, including participation in the HR on-call duty team.
  • Conduct ad-hoc project work as agreed with Corporate HR.
  • Demonstrable operational offshore HR advisory experience, preferably with experience in crew management including minimum manning and emergency response roles.
  • Degree in Human Resources discipline and/or CIPD qualified to Level 5 preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of UK employment law, complex case management and offshore training requirements.
  • Knowledge and application of HR Systems and Metrics.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Effective negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Problem solving skills and ability to evaluate problems from differing viewpoint and recognize potential causes.
  • Organisation and time management skills, particularly when dealing with conflicting priorities in a fast paced environment.
  • Proactive approach to HR as a value-add function. 
What we offer

Employed by Bluewater Services UK Limited, we offer the following:
• A competitive salary
• Annual leave entitlement of 27 days per year plus 8 public holidays
• A comprehensive suite of health and well-being benefits
• Attractive pension arrangements
• A welcoming family focused company which offers room for growth, autonomy and a busy social calendar

In addition, this role can be offered on either a full or part-time basis (minimum 3 days per week).

Want to know more?

For more information, please contact Jill Sinclair - or 01224 403300


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Please note that this is a staff position. Interim candidates should not apply.
We can only accept applications from candidates who are currently eligible to live and work in the UK

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