HR Generalist

Franks International
Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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0 + Years Experience

Company: Franks International
Skills: HR - General, HR - Recruitment
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Salary: Competitive
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: United Kingdom

Frank's International Ltd is currently looking for a proactive HR professional with proven HR generalist and Operational experience to join our team as an HR Generalist looking after mainly the Africa Region. The HR Generalist will join the Company for approx. 7 months on a fixed term contract. Experience with the Workday HRIS system would be advantageous.

The HR Generalist is responsible for collaborating with management and other HR functions to pro-actively determine and deliver relevant and impactful HR solutions to business challenges. Supporting the operation of the business by providing an effective and professional HR service covering the full generalist remit to local HR representation, line managers and employees mainly within the Africa region.


Minimum Requirements

  • Generalist HR experience essential
  • CIPD / Degree Qualification or relevant professional experience.
  • Must have the drive and ability to meet operational deadlines and adapt as required by operational needs.
  • Must have demonstrable drive and ability to meet operational deadlines and adapt as required by operational needs.
  • Organised and logical, willing to adapt quickly to changes, policies and procedures.
  • Conversant with competence assurance programmes.
  • Excellent proven organisational skills to manage workload proactively and efficiently whilst providing and efficient service level internally and externally.
  • Must have proficient computer skills including Microsoft packages.
  • Proficient in HRIS systems.
  • Workday experience preferred

Key Functional Skills

  • High attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and interface with internal / external stakeholders.
  • Oil and Gas experience with Tubular Running Services preferred.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated sense of initiative, urgency, tenacity, pragmatism, and ability to overcome barriers.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently but also in collaboration with local as well as remote HR colleagues and line managers.
  • Manage all employee relations issues and work closely with management and employees to build effective working relationships, improve retention and strengthen morale.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements and compliance related to employees, and partner with legal department as needed/required
  • Provides HR Policy guidance and interpretation, while assisting in driving improvements to HR policies, practices and processes
  • Prepare various reports as require and analyse/interpret data, trends and metrics in partnership with broader HR teams to develop solutions, programs and policies
  • Provide guidance and input on workforce planning, succession planning and other business initiatives


Employee Relations -

  • Proactively build and maintain relationships with managers to identify people issues and advise/assist in managing issues before they escalate.
  • Provide up to date employment law / procedural advice in line with company policy and with the support of Local HR representation to line managers on all HR issues such as disciplinary, grievance, appeals, maternity, paternity and absence management in order to improve employee relations and maximise the effectiveness of the HR Function.
  • Deliver efficient HR operational processes which supports the requirements of the business, particularly in the areas of: recruitment and induction, training and employee competency development, employee and labour relations, site HR support and HR reporting
  • Partner with local management to share knowledge of global, regional, and local policies and regulations to understand implications for the business
  • Work proactively with line managers to assist in the close/extension of probation periods, offering guidance and support to managers if necessary.
  • Monitors workplace for issues and concerns, and provides HR support for legal cases
  • Ensure that
    • Company's Human Resources policies are adhered to.
    • Existing procedures for field employees are adhered to.
  • Demonstrated understanding of international tax liability.
  • Support Global Mobility to ensure International rotators contracts are managed according to Policy.
  • Provides HR Policy guidance and interpretation, while assisting in driving improvements to HR policies, practices and processes
  • Work with L&D to identify and deliver training needs for the business

Resourcing -

  • Advise and support managers on department resourcing requirements, including best practice, company policy and statutory provisions.
  • Support Local nationalization plans in collaboration with training, Operations and HR Functions.
  • Facilitate internal transfers and global mobility to assist with retaining and developing top talent.

Operations Support -

  • Provides Cover for HROP - PL
  • Supports with Visa and Travel Requirements.
  • Adhoc Project Work as required by the Business.

Strategy -

  • Assist as necessary with talent management and succession planning initiatives.
  • Support departmental KPI's.
  • Prepares high level analysis and conducts related conversations with managers to analyze and forecast the impact to planned people management actions. Interacts and liaises with HR Director and Corporate Human Resources for support with HR operations and data analysis
  • Supports and partners with local management, sharing their knowledge of global, regional and local HR policies, procedures and regulations to help them not only understand business implications but then consequently implement HR solutions accordingly

Policy / Process Development -

  • Support Local HR with preparing and updating HR policies and procedures including the Staff Handbook to ensure that they meet the needs of the organisation and in line with current legislation.
  • Actively promote company HR policies and procedures and proactively communicate these to the company.