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Aberdeen - Westhill

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Seaway 7 is seeking to hire a fulltime HR Business Partner in Aberdeen. This is a permanent position and reports into the HR Director of Seaway 7.

This role advises/ supports the Seaway 7 UK based Management, personnel and commercial international EPC projects pro-actively with regards to HR related topics and independently works on (corporate and business unit) HR projects.

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


  • Assists in the delivery of an efficient, timely and accurate Human Resources services to managers and employees
  • 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.
  • Provides advice and guidance on the application of HR policies and procedures, for example supporting disciplinary, grievance and absence processes, ensuring that procedures are followed
  • Co-ordinates the day-to-day aspects of recruitment and selection process in alignment with budgets
  • Assists with the implementation and development of initiatives which promote and develop constructive Employee Relations within the organisation and between other Subsea 7 business units
  • Coordinates HR processes in conjunction with local HR Employee Services, payroll etc, with a focus on accuracy and efficiency
  • Ensures the Performance Management Review is embedded and that any training needs are documented and actioned by the Learning and Development team
  • Participates in the implementation of any global HR initiatives such as Compensation and Benefits, Staffing, HR Policy and Process developments as applicable
  • Undertakes any other ad hoc projects as required by the business and directed by the HR Director
  • Keeps abreast of trends, developments and issues related to people management
  • Produces HR metrics and analysis HR data on monthly basis to identify trends and suggests appropriate interventions as necessary. For example, sickness absence ratio, diversity statistics, headcount.



  • Minimum Bachelor level in Human Resources Management
  • Formally certified - CIPD or equivalent, where appropriate
  • Relevant previous HR experience at a senior level, providing HR advice to management and employees (Essential)
  • Good understanding of Human Resources Information Systems particularly SAP.
  • Experience of international HR preferred
  • Experience of change programmes
  • Good understanding of UK HR related laws & regulations is preferred.
  • Good knowledge of oral and written English. 



  • Breadth of experience across a wide range of HR disciplines, covering the full range of the employee lifecycle
  • Pro-active in approach and highly visible to key business stakeholders
  • Strong commercial acumen, demonstrating an ability to identify and understand the commercial drivers and challenges of the business
  • Proven ability to translate strategic business objectives into relevant people plans that support the achievement of commercial KPI’s
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • An engaging people manager with the ability to delegate effectively whilst providing the appropriate levels of coaching and support
  • A role model of effective leadership behaviours
  • Able to independently multi-task and prioritise without close supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Awareness of organizational context
  • Strong communicator of vision
  • Excellent awareness + listening skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Adaptability – acting appropriately by expedient adaptation to changing environments, tasks or responsibilities and to different people.


LOCATION: Aberdeen

  • Seaway 7 has offices in other locations and occasional travel to those locations will be part of the role.
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