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Petrofac is currently looking to recruit an Employee Relations Specialist based in Aberdeen, UK.

What we do

Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the oil and gas production and processing industry. We design, build, operate and maintain oil and gas facilities, which we deliver through a range of flexible and innovative commercial models that can be aligned to an individual client, project or asset. We have a diverse client portfolio which includes many of the world’s leading integrated, independent and national oil and gas companies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of the Employee Relations strategy for the UK for both on and offshore locations, inclusive of the development of a “best in class” framework.
  • Lead key change projects and advise senior business leaders on ER risks and ensure that all areas of change are compliant with employment law.
  • Provide a dedicated Employee Relations service in in all aspects of Employee Relations matters inclusive of grievance, disciplinary and case management, make recommendations of tailored solutions to customers and the HR Team to improve efficiency of service.
  • Support the HR Team as required on small to large scale projects including, TUPE projects and restructures.
  • Provide training, coaching, advice, and guidance to managers to develop manager capability and upskilling in Employee Relations.
  • Keep up to date with developments in employment legislation and human resources best practice, knowledge sharing within the team to ensure continuous development and improvement in the service offered.
  • Provide professional and proactive HR Advice and guidance within defined business areas within the UK, working in partnerships with all stakeholders ensuring that at all times Employment Law is adhered to.
  • Develop, update and implement policy’s and processes in line with Petrofac Values and Standards, ensuring governance and compliance.

  • Essential Skills:

  • Related degree & CIPD qualified is essential
  • Experience in relevant employee relations with multi-trade unions with an offshore workforce
  • Working knowledge of the OCA & OCPA and representation of a member Company
  • Creation and implementation of Union Agreements
  • Ability to lead and manage multi-trade union negotiations
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Effective negotiation and influencing skills
  • Effective training and coaching skills
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Organisation and time management skills

  • Equal Opportunities

    We recruit, reward and develop our people based on merit regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status or disability. We value our people and treat everyone who works for or with Petrofac fairly and without discrimination.
    If you are selected as a potential candidate, we will be in touch.


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