HR Business Partner Specialist – Dhahran, Saudi

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HR Business Partner Specialist – Dhahran, Saudi


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HR Business Partner SpecialistDhahran, Saudi (On-Site)Full-timeThe Upstream HR Business Partnering Department, which is responsible for providing end-to-end HR services to the entire Upstream Business Line is seeking to hire a Senior HR Business Partner with experience leading a HR transformation in a large matrix reporting organization. Upstream produces up to 12 million barrels of oil and approximately 18 billion standard cubic feet of gas per day. The organization is made up of 8 business units (Admin Areas) and approximately 30,000 employees.The Senior HR Business Partner (HRBP) serves as a critical link between the client’s Corporate HR function and the Upstream Business Line, developing partnerships across the HR function to deliver value-adding services to enable the Upstream business and 2030 growth ambitions. To be effective, the HRBP will develop a deep understanding of the Business Line strategy, key value drivers, business and workforce plans and culture, and be able to translate these into a people agenda for Upstream organization.Responsibilities

  • Business understanding: Understand the key business challenges and drivers, speak the language of the business, possess a strong understanding of financial figures and analytics, and translate the business strategy and objectives into a people agenda.
  • Strategic workforce planning: Drive workforce planning, identify future capabilities and skills gaps, conduct workforce assessments, and make informed decisions on internal and external talent strategic choices.
  • Talent and recruitment management: Develop and execute HR roadmaps for talent attraction, retention, and development, and apply best practices to meet business needs.
  • Individual performance management: Advocate for high-quality individual performance management across the organization.
  • Business performance management: Provide granular insights into drivers of labour cost and work with Finance and business leaders to identify levers to reduce labour cost, and workforce intensity and to improve productivity.
  • Stakeholder management: Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, providing strategic HR advice and guidance, and focusing on value generation.
  • Change management and continuous improvement: Drive change initiatives and foster a culture of continuous improvement within the organization.
  • HR data analytics: Embrace and integrate digital tools and analytics in HR practices to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Diversity and inclusion initiatives: Promote a diverse and inclusive workplace culture.
  • Organizational health: Maintain key aspects of organizational health, including culture and structure, and ensure it is healthy, strong and able to deliver business needs.
  • Leadership capabilities and coaching: Develop leadership capabilities at different levels (frontline, middle management, and top management), provide individual coaching to leaders, and ensure leadership team effectiveness.


  • A Master’s degree in a relevant field.
  • 15+ years of experience in HR business partnering, e.g., in developing HR plans and implementing initiatives in areas such as recruitment, performance management, organizational design, training, and change management;
  • Experience in the Oil and Gas sector, preferably in Upstream.
  • Experience in workforce planning and talent recruitment; preferably in large, complex, multi-national organizations.
  • Experience in communicating effectively with all organizational levels and building strong relationships with stakeholders, including corporate leadership.
  • Experience in strong leadership and analytical abilities

Preferred Nationality:

  • Any

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Wed, 29 May 2024 22:17:33 GMT

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