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The Senior / Executive, Human Resources supports the Human Resources (HR) Function through providing a flexible and professional HR service to Line Management and employees, through full alignment of employee related strategies, Subsea 7 policy and relevant legislation.


Generic Key Responsibilities & Activities:

  • Provides Human Resource business partnering and expertise within the designated business area.
  • Develops a constructive and professional relationship with all stakeholders and colleagues, interfacing with other Middle East business unit locations – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Qatar
  • Support the relevant HR plan and strategy.
  • Responsible for the efficient, timely, accurate and cost effective management and delivery of the function's activities within the designated area of responsibility, considering local employment legislation.
  • Ensures the implementation of and adherence to Subsea 7's Management System, professional tools, policies, systems and processes.
  • Ensures accuracy and compliance of all HR data (manual and electronic).
  • Ensures Human Resources capitalises from lessons learned and is performed in accordance with best practice, striving to mitigate risk, promoting safety and integrity consistently.
  • Participates in Territory and Global HR initiatives as and when required.
  • Supports the standardisation, compliance and efficiency of Functional policies, processes and systems across Subsea 7.
  • In addition to above, may have Specialist Responsibility for an area of HR Expertise

Specific Key Responsibilities & Activities:

Human Resources

  • Human Resource business partnering to assigned business unit to understand their HR needs and provide effective HR solutions and interventions
  • In collaboration with key stakeholders, support, review or implement where necessary to ensure integrity & compliance in HR operational areas such as :
  • Transition of HR administration from in country to centralised Employee Services
  • Standardised and consistent employment terms and contracts
  • Visa compliance
  • Induction
  • Mandatory training
  • Leave management
  • Fair and consistent compensation & benefits in line with Group and Region policies, guidelines and processes


  • In collaboration with key stakeholders in the business unit, partner closely with hiring managers to address the sourcing, recruitment and retention of local talent

Organisational Development

  • Deliver and implement Subsea 7’s performance management system
  • Identify and action development and training needs
  • In collaboration with key stakeholders in the business unit, develop & implement a plan to recognise our people
  • Deliver the global opinion survey
  • Support the global talent review process locally
  • Training line managers in HR and people management practice

Key Qualification/Requirements

  • Degree Qualified or equivalent (preferably in Human Resources)
  • Relevant previous experience in a HR advisory or generalist role; existing knowledge of the subsea or offshore industry would be an advantage
  • Proactive, possess good problem solving skills and take pride in delivering a professional and quality HR service to the business
  • Strong resilience and the ability to manage multiple priorities

This Job Capsule must not be interpreted as a complete summary of job responsibilities or limitation of job holder accountability. The Job Holder may be required to perform any other necessary duties within their experience and capabilities from time to time. 

In some circumstances individual employees may have a detailed Job Description outlining their specific tasks and accountabilities. Such Job Descriptions will be based upon the Job Capsule.

This role profile should be recognised as a general requirement of experience combined with attributes considered advantageous to the successful operation of Subsea 7 activities.