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Seaway 7 is a global leader in the delivery of fixed offshore wind farm projects, supporting developers to bring sustainable, renewable energy to the world through the construction of fixed offshore wind farms.

We are a global company headquartered in Oslo - Norway with five further main offices in Aberdeen – UK, Leer – Germany, Vejle - Denmark, Taipei - Taiwan and Zoetermeer - the Netherlands, and furthermore a local presence in all key offshore wind regions around the world. We employ more than 500 people onshore, and an offshore workforce of around 400.

Our values are what guide us every day: safety, integrity, performance, collaboration, sustainability and innovation.

With more than 10 years of offshore wind experience, a state-of-the art fleet, specialist technologies and a range of integrated contracting models, we are well positioned to seize the opportunities of this rapidly growing market. We are expanding our teams in readiness for this growth. Will you be the next addition to join Seaway 7 for this exciting future?



Seaway 7 is seeking to hire a fulltime HR Business Partner in Leer. 

This role advises/ supports the Seaway 7 Germany Management, personnel with regards to HR related topics and independently works on (corporate and business unit) HR projects.


  • 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 Management
  • 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 required
  • Experience of local and international payrolls is preferred
  • Experience of change programmes
  • Good understanding of German HR related laws & regulations is required.
  • Good knowledge of oral and written German & 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.

Seaway 7 are committed to creating a diverse workforce and we look to offer excellent career opportunities as you develop your skills and aspirations.

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