Company: Shell
Skills: HSE Manager / Advisor
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Location: Gurugram, Haryana, India

Do you want to be involved in shaping a great place to work, or in creating a positive environment for people; thereby, allowing them to flourish and fulfil our strategic ambitions? Are you passionate about helping our organization address employee workplace issues fairly and consistently whilst demonstrating care?

Where you fit

The business landscape has fundamentally changed. Tomorrow's environment will be different, but we expect it to be rich in opportunities for us to be competitive, to achieve our business strategy, and to enable Shell to thrive in the Energy Transition going forward.

In this role, you will be joining a team of HR professionals that offers a supportive environment whilst focusing on enabling business success every day. You will be reporting to the Country ER/IR lead or HR Country lead. You will be an individual contributor, undertaking component of cases or supports specific organization unit but will still guided by manager / Senior ER/IR expert. You will be allocated to specified sub area of country (i.e. asset). You will be supporting an indicative population of 500-1,000.

What's the role?

As an ER/IR, you need to proactively manage and enable a healthy ER/IR environment in country, using data to proactively identify emerging ER/IR trends and define mitigations for potential future risks.

Further accountabilities are as follows:

Employee Relations and Employee Engagement
  • Manage external risks and ensure compliance with external legislative requirements
  • Support legal entity related ER/IR assurance
  • Provide country specific SME ER/IR advice
  • Act as trusted advisor/ offer coaching for front line LMs (formal/informal) and ER/IR focal for few Shell businesses operating in India
  • Develop and leverage relationship with internal Employee Representative bodies
  • Translate global ER philosophy to local ER Strategy and plan
  • Run proactive interventions aimed at improving quality of leadership/ employee engagement through line managers
  • Develop and execute country-specific culture and work environment programmes incl. health and welfare design and application
  • Drive and support an inclusive workforce and the overall DE&I agenda for the Country
  • Manage high-impact or high-risk individual or collective disciplinary, grievance or other ER/IR issues.

Industrial relations
  • Represent Shell externally as a recognized expert in country-specific issues
  • Have oversight and influence of major contractors in their IR strategy/tactics where applicable (liaise with CP)
  • Assess IR management component of contractor tenders and manage relationship with employers of contractors (regulation of terms, co-employment risk)

HSSE, Compliance & Ethics
  • Set up local crisis management governance and manage HR angle of crisis in collaboration with key stakeholders like Country Chair, RE, Health and Services
  • Sense (also through the line and HR Advice) what goes on in the organization and anticipate what topics can grow into grievances
  • Lead HR investigations, GHL complaints and other grievances
  • Ensure duty of care towards employees and contractors (worker welfare)

Capability and community building
  • Ensure robust information & knowledge management relating to country specific ER/IR content
  • Collaborate with HR Expertise to ensure good solid knowledge of Labour Practices standards internally and keeping up to date with the external news and development
  • Coach HR Advisors and Line Managers on quality ER, Ethics & Compliance

What We Need from You
  • Minimum of Master's Degree in Human Resources or any relevant discipline with minimum of 5 to 6 years ER/IR experience and Corporate Relations
  • Strong Business Partnering and Analytical Thinking.


Shell is a global energy company where we work towards powering progress through more and cleaner energy solutions. We use advanced technologies and take an innovative approach to help build a sustainable energy future. In India Shell has its business footprint in Information Technology, Projects & Technology, Finance Operations, Emerging Energy Solutions, Downstream & Upstream spread across more than 7 main locations.

An innovative place to work

Join us and you'll be adding your talent and imagination to a business with the ambition to shape the future - whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy, or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently, everyone at Shell does their part.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we are nurturing an inclusive environment - one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential...

We are creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments, and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we'll take it from there. We are striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you in finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

As an equal opportunity employer, combining our ideas through a creative, collaborative environment and global operations - we have developed and will continue to nurture a unique workplace with an impressive range of benefits to ensure that joining Shell is an inspired and rewarding career choice for everyone.