Company: Wood
Skills: HR - General
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Brunei Darussalam

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a People & Organization Manager to lead our People & Organization team and support our operations in Brunei. This position will partner with the Wood Brunei Leadership Team, providing guidance, support, and counsel regarding all People & Organization matters.

The roles & responsibilities include:

  • Deliver the P&O strategy in their area of responsibility with the aim of bringing P&O closer to the business as trusted advisors, in support of short - and long - term goals, including future growth aspirations
  • Deliver P&O global, regional, and country projects
  • Ensure P&O decisions are aligned with both business and functional objectives
  • Deliver Local Business Development Strategy, including improvement on local employment and local content, in line with Brunei Darussalam's legislative Directive on Local Business Development
  • Management and administration of direct and indirect reports working locally and remotely, maintaining open and effective lines of communications
  • Provide consultative, problem - solving support for challenging business issues and ensure expert functional support is provided to the business in a timely and cost - effective manner
  • May lead the delivery of P&O related acquisition and integration activities in area of responsibility
  • Ensure all relevant metrics and reporting KPIs are actively monitored and reported on
  • Maintain expert knowledge of functional specialty by staying abreast of best practices, legal developments, emerging trends, technological advancements, and benchmark comparisons
  • Develops effective leadership in their business area, aligned to Wood culture, values and behaviors
  • Drives robust people development and performance management throughout the business area, to build and retain skills needed to deliver the operational business in the short to medium term
  • Deliver employee communication and support employee engagement
  • Support and participate in emergency response activities ensuring effective P&O presence
  • Responsible for P&O policy application, ensuring compliance with relevant group standards, regulatory requirements, and operating procedures

Skills / Qualifications

This position is open to Local Nationals of Brunei Darussalam.

  • Degree level qualification in HR or business management or equivalent work - related experience

Job specific experience:
  • Experience in business - focused HR roles within a dynamic organization
  • Experience of managing change, putting high emphasis on co - operation and business partnership
  • across the company
  • Good knowledge of people practices and applicable legislative frameworks
  • Previous experience of dealing with industrial and employee relations issues

Knowledge of:
  • Business service offering and customer base
  • Business performance and how it can deliver and add value to its customers
  • Awareness of external factors, competitors and their impact on business strategy and success
  • Key roles performed in groups / departments served
  • Changing regulatory environment
  • Current and future industry trends
  • Experience of working with tenders and proposals to enable forward planning and enhance delivery
  • Presenting solutions to customers and working in partnership to deliver

Experience of:
  • Ensuring safety delivery and continuous improvement
  • Established and achieved challenging performance targets
  • Demonstrated a commitment to continuous learning and development
  • Demonstrated technical excellence Demonstrated implementation of long - term solutions in support of the business

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.