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Role Summary: The Senior HR Manager is the first point of contact for managers and employees of GE O&G Germany in Hürth. He/she provides HR leadership for the Hürth site partnering with the local Works Council and the joined Works Council. He/ she is critical in driving site wide initiatives and Germany wide O&G projects and providing responsive internal customer support. This role is a senior individual contributor role with a broad organizational impact and reports to the Senior HRM Oil & Gas Germany.
Partner with O&G HR Team and Leadership Team to define and execute HR initiatives for the site
Proactively and timely translate Business requirements into Labor Relation strategy and drive Works Council communication and agenda
Manage works council relations and communication with client leadership in alignment with HR Business Partners and Labor Relations/ Legal CoE. Coaching and counseling client leadership regarding labor and works council relation
Closely cooperate with GGO HR teams, be involved/ contribute to Germany initiatives considering Oil & Gas requirements
Ensure employees and managers are provided with an available first point of contact for questions and guidance on fundamental HR topics and issues
Know O&G talents and ensure development and retention plans as appropriate identify people and roles for cross-functional development.
Partner with HR Business Partners and O&TD professionals to execute business-specific HR strategies
Lead & Coordinate HR & global initiatives for the benefit of Oil & Gas Germany and in alignment with Oil & Gas Europe
Ensure that routine and complex employee relations issues are properly identified, reported, investigated & resolved
Provide advice and counsel to managers and employees to ensure consistent application and integration of policies, procedures and practices at 100% compliance to promote an ethical and compliant work environment
Lead key HR processes including compensation planning and compliance
Conduct HR training and support for functional processes like Performance Management at GE, Session C, Salary Planning and New Employee Orientation
Conduct investigations including gathering, preserving, documenting and analyzing all available information and evidence, and in some circumstances, making recommendations to the business on disciplinary action
Assist with other HR special projects or initiatives as needed
Maintain and protect confidential data with utmost scrutiny, judgment, and care
Provide coaching and mentorship
Lead other site-wide HR projects as necessary, working across multiple client groups
Diploma, Bachelor's or Master’s Degree from an accredited university or college
Significant professional work experience with first experience in the Human Resources function with a strong focus on Works Council relations Legal/ labor relations background (LL.M. or similar)
Fluency in German and English
Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to influence others and lead small teams
Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact
Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
Effective problem identification and solution skills
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