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Seaway 7, the Renewables & Heavy Lifting business unit within Subsea 7, is seeking to hire a HR Business Partner.

Seaway 7 provides project management, engineering, fabrication, heavy lifting, cable installation and decommissioning services for offshore energy infrastructure developments. Seaway 7 delivers these in a comprehensive array of contractual structures including EPCI (Engineering, Procurement, Construction & Installation), T&I (Transportation & Installation), BoP (balance of plant) and integrated services to our clients in the renewables and oil & gas industries.

Seaway 7 is comprised of two companies:

  • Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) which manages and performs the transportation and heavy lifting of offshore structures.
  • Seaway Offshore Cables (SOC) which manages and performs submarine cable installation, trenching activities and related IMR services.

The HR Business Partner advices/ supports assigned departments and commercial projects pro-actively with regards to HR related topics and independently works on (corporate) HR projects. We are looking for a service minded person, structured and used to working in high paced environments. You are an autonomous high qualified professional and have natural seniority. Seaway Heavy Lifting is part of the Subsea 7 Renewables & Heavy Lifting (RHL) Business Unit. You need to have experience working in an international complex project matrix organization and able to manage change. 

You will be part of a successful company, entering a next phase of development. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Providing advice, consultancy and recommendation to all management levels on HR aspects and all topics related to Performance, strategic personnel planning, resignation and Training & Development.
  • Liaise with functional/ department heads to understand all necessary aspects and needs of HR development, and to ensure they are fully informed of HR objectives, purpose and achievements.
  • Proactively act as a subject matter expert on all aspects of international assignments, ensure full tax, social security and immigration compliance for all assignees, employees and management.
  • Be proactive in identifying people issues and trends within the business and work together with your key stakeholders in order to formulate and implement solutions.
  • Bring professional support to Management for Talent Management activities
  • Participating in the definition of long-term business objectives and deriving the strategic HR priorities from the business strategy.
  • All the above should be in line with applicable Laws and regulations.

Capability profile / Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor level in Human Resources Management
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a HR Advisory role.
  • Proven experience in a (international) business partnering role with the ability to influence, coach and advise (senior) management.
  • Experience within a fast-pace project matrix environment with changing priorities is considered to be a big plus.
  • Good understanding of HR related laws & regulations in the Netherlands.
  • Good knowledge of oral and written Dutch & English.
  • Able to independently multi-task and prioritize without close supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Awareness of organizational context
  • Strong communicator of vision
  • Coaching skills
  • Excellent awareness + listening skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Generating vision
  • Adaptability – acting appropriately by expedient adaptation to changing environments, tasks or responsibilities and to different people.

We offer:

Seaway Heavy Lifting offers a fulltime job (40 hours per week) in an internationally orientated company in Zoetermeer. As well as a salary conforming to the market norm, we also offer excellent secondary terms and conditions.

Please be aware that we’re looking for someone who’s willing to join Seaway Heavy Lifting as an employee and we’re not hiring (independent) contractors for this position.


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