Company: Wood
Skills: HR - General
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is recruiting for an experienced, high-performing individual for a People & Organisation (P&O) Advisor within the Business Partnering Team in Professional Services. The People & Organisation (P&O) Advisor will ensure a positive customer experience and take accountability for managing queries effectively and closing out each in a timely manner, by providing advice, support and guidance across the full P&O spectrum. The role provides a variety of generalist HR services necessary for the entire employee life-cycle including recruitment, selection, assignment, motivation, training and development of qualified employees for their area of the business. Key responsibilities will include:
  • Provision of advice and support to key stakeholders on P&O policies, procedures and employment legislation, including; performance management, capability, discipline and grievance
  • Act as a focal point for all stakeholders regarding any issues relating to conditions of employment, salary, benefits and employee relations
  • Proactively case manage more complex live employee relations issues
  • Provide guidance and assist with redeployment and layoff/redundancy projects
  • Conduct payroll investigations, manage overpayments/underpayments in line with the requirements of applicable processes
  • Conduct exit interviews
  • Undertake offshore and site visits as required
  • Support and assist all P&O projects
  • Undertake on-call and emergency response duties as and when required
  • Participates in the resourcing process, discussing requirements with line managers and conducting interviews for priority/key roles
  • Assists in career development, discussing career paths with line managers and recommending suitable candidates for promotion
  • Supports proactive people development, discussing career paths and development needs with line managers, providing guidance on development and performance interventions
  • Investigates and resolves day-to-day employee relations problems, either directly or through advice to line management.
  • Investigates and advises both management and employees on personnel matters, preparing briefing papers as required
  • Collect and manipulate data sets and analyse trends and arising issues
  • Supervises the preparation of supporting paperwork and subsequent filing

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree qualified in HR or business management related subject - preferred
  • Previous experience in a HR environment - preferred
  • Knowledge of people practices and applicable legislative frameworks
  • Experience of dealing with industrial and employee relations issues

Personal attributes:
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Consistently model the group's values
  • Energy and compassion
  • Connect and establish effective working relationships
  • Has a service orientation to internal clients, being responsive to needs and effectively managing expectations
  • Will work to achieve required standards
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Ability to:
  • Generate trust and credibility
  • Deliver a customer-focused climate
  • Focus on improving safety standards and behaviours
  • Deal with a high volume workload and prioritise
  • Manipulate data sets and analyse to spot trends and arising issues
  • Influence and obtain buy-in from local teams
  • Promote change
  • Understand and represent alternate views ensuring the recommended solution support the Group approach/view

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 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.