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Role Summary: The Plant HR Manager is the first point of contact for assigned managers and employees based in Bari and his/her scope is to provide advice, coaching and support on HR fundamentals and employee related questions; this role is critical in executing our country/region wide initiatives, providing available and responsive internal customer support, and driving HR functional excellence and process improvement.
Essential Responsibilities: This role will report to the DTS (Downstream Technology Solutions) Sr. Employee HR Manager and be part of a pooled EHRL team supporting nearly 900 DTS employees across different locations in Italy. The Plant HR Manager will mainly focus on the PVS business which is a cross-functional, dynamic, young and fast paced client group of nearly 300 professionals (both white and blue collars) based in Bari.
In this role you will:
Meet regularly & proactively with managers to provide HR guidance on change management, compensation, retention, engagement, talent assessments, and performance management enhancing the People’s Leader skills to improve the employee experience and engagement
Provide advice and counsel to managers on ER related issues to ensure consistent, transparent and fair application of policies and practices across the Region/Country; as People Partner will own investigations when needed; restlessness promote an ethical and compliant work environment embracing and leveraging Diversity
Engage with employees regularly to become trusted advisor and being expert of our people and the way they work; coach managers and employees to ensure team priorities are laser focused, on-strategy, & drive customer success
Drive employee development: coach managers to create meaningful, personalized development plans
Be the single point of reference for both Unions and Industrial relations
Lead the org design initiatives to ensure the optimum operating model and structure and help the teams scale
Partner with SHRM, HR BPs, and HR folks to execute on business/country-specific HR strategies & initiatives; lead specific site-wide HR projects as necessary, working across multiple client groups in different locations
Benchmark best-in-class ER programs/Initiatives in O&G/GE & in the Industrial Digital industry to attract, engage and retain best talents
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college (major in HR, Legal, Economics preferred)
Master Degree in HR/Labor relations management
Strong professional work experience in the HR function as HR Generalist and HR Plant management
Previous roles as HR specialist/generalist roles supporting multiple and wide client groups with a “custom made” approach preferably in a manufacturing environment
Other HR roles with responsibilities such as recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, employee development or performance management are considered a plus
Labor Relations experience
Very high proficiency in English
Expertise in MS Office, particularly with tools that accelerate productivity (e.g. formulas and pivot table)
Enthusiastic team player with a strong drive to create a positive work environment
Approachable and responsive resource able to connect with employees at all levels
Ability to interface at all levels of the organization
Passion for innovative HR solutions and process improvement
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
Willingness to be relocated in other locations when required according to personal development plan and HR org team dynamics
EU Work Permit
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to influence others and lead small teams
Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
Effective problem identification and solution skills
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