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Aberdeen - Westhill

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At Subsea 7, we take pride in being recognised globally as a leader across the Energy Industry.  For 5 decades our people have delivered over 1,000 projects in all water depths across our energy hubs and we continue to do so, adapting and evolving in an ever-changing world. 

Our sustainability and ongoing success are only possible through innovation, collaboration and the development and diversity of our people, assets, and technology.  By joining Subsea 7, you become part of a team of people who everyday ‘Make Incredible Things Happen’.



This newly established role will work under the direction of the HR Admin Team Lead and a long side another Senior HR Administrator. This role will be responsible for the delivery of HR Admin support within in the UK.


The Senior HR Admin oversees the efficient, timely and accurate delivery of transactional HR support.  This fast paced role require strong organisational skills, supervisory experience and a passion for delivery. Proactive in your approach you will be keen to drive innovation and form meaningful working relationships across the organisation.




  • Supervise the HR Administration team, coordinating work as appropriate to ensure the smooth delivery of HR admin activities
  • Continuously drive to improve processes and procedures to allow the on-going smooth execution of all HR activity, ensuring compliance and adherence to Subsea 7’s management systems, professional tools and policies as appropriate
  • Develops a constructive and professional relationship with all business stakeholders and HR colleagues
  • Acts as a subject matter expert, providing support and guidance on all aspects of HR admin support, taking a hands on approach to service delivery as and when required
  • Provides direction, support and coaching to direct reports, ensuring the on-going development of in-house capability
  • Conduct annual Compass Reviews for all direct reports.
  • Ensuring the HRC process are adhered to by the team and updated as necessary with changes in legislation and company procedures
  • Maintenance of people data in SAP HR and reporting
  • Ensuring the timely and accurate input of monthly payroll information
  • Creating, issuing and filing contracts and letters


Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • Educated to degree level or appropriate equivalent
  • Previous HR Administration experience in a HR Service Centre
  • CIPD qualified or working towards
  • Good understanding of the complete HR / employee lifecycle
  • Demonstrable experience in leading an HR admin team in delivering results with a strong emphasis on customer service
  • Ability to guide and coach others, striking an appropriate balance between applying best practice and providing pragmatic solutions for the business
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective relationships
  • Promotes effective team working across all HR / business functions
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proactive, flexible in approach and customer focused. Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft office suite and people management systems (ideally SAP)
  • Excellent general administration skills with strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrates a good level of initiative with the ability to identify and highlight potential issues in advance of problems arising
  • Able to prioritise a challenging workload and manage customer expectations accordingly
  • Able to work with highly confidential information, deliver with discretion and maintain the trust and confidence of client groups


Subsea 7 are committed to creating a diverse workforce and we look to offer excellent career opportunities as you develop your skills and aspirations. Along with a wide range of benefits and a flexible working environment, employees can further enhance their work-life balance through our Remote Working Policy.

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