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HR Business Partner - National Oilwell Varco

13-2-2018 Egypt Bayt Egypt 6

As a HR Business Partner of NOV, Egypt you will work in partnership with the business to provide advice and guidance for key internal clients across multiple sites. Based in Cairo, you will be part of NOV’s Corporate team which is based in Aberdeen. Your knowledge of manufacturing / engineering together with your ability to develop effective working relationships, influence and coach the management team will act as a strong foundation in this role to be able to deliver best practice and share responsibility for the goals and targets delivery. With the support of NOV’s Centres of Excellence you will identify and prepare plans for key employees and high potential employees, rotating best talents across different functions in the business. As HR Business Partner you will equip key stakeholders with appropriate tools and knowledge to effectively manage their people in line with their people plans e.g. performance management, absence management, career management and provide project management support and HR expertise to the business with specific related projects. By providing both transformational advice and transactional support you will improve cost and efficiency, clarify accountabilities and empower delivery of great customer service.


• Use professional insight to identify people related opportunities, priorities and potential risks with managers; provide meaningful people related KPI’s (or metrics) to managers;
• Ensure administration paperwork raised for new starts, leavers, transfers, contracts, salary changes, promotion and any other contractual issue for employees. In addition, ensure that personal details are documented, updated and filed ie. address, bank details. Ensure sickness absence documentation is copied to payroll and local file.
• Provide day to day HR support to Egypt operations, ensuring adherence to HR Policies and Procedures. In addition, any ad hoc HR projects.
• Proactively work in partnership with managers to ensure that the business is professionally resourced with the correct numbers, quality, competencies and types of workers needed to achieve current and future business objectives;
• Train, coach and guide managers in the development of working practices, working environment and culture which enables and encourages workers to use their discretionary effort and passion to benefit the business;
• Manage the roll out and follow up of regular employee engagement initiatives for own area of the business;
• Assist managers in effectively identifying and developing talent, motivating and encouraging high performers, medium performers and where appropriate, removing poor performers;
• Plan, develop and facilitate required training activities (internally as well as externally), and perform evaluation (cost/benefit)
• Where appropriate, work in conjunction with OD to engage with managers to conduct a detailed training and learning needs analysis with their area in the short, medium and long term;
• Give accurate and appropriate advice (seeking appropriate specialist advice where necessary), training and support to managers to resolve ER issues such as grievances and disciplines (where appropriate take the lead in investigating and resolving ER issues in accordance with company policy);
• Monitor absenteeism and in conjunction with managers take pro-active action to ensure absence levels remain within company standards. Take required actions to prevent absenteeism;
• Where appropriate, work with OD to support a change ready culture by anticipating barriers and obstacles to change and working to remove them; take the lead in planning and implementing simple OD interventions and change programmes to assist managers in achieving their business goals;
• Train, support and coach managers in adopting effective exit processes (e.g. redundancy) emphasising legal parameters and the requirement to work within them and the stated values of the organisation;
• Promote feedback mechanisms for employees and managers to influence the continuous improvement of HR services and processes; Actively support a culture of continuous improvement within the HR department;
• Network with colleagues internally and communities of practice externally to understand current trends an innovations in HR good practice.
• Travel between sites will be involved, candidates must have own transport and valid driving license which will involve overnight stays.

Job Details

Date Posted: 2018-02-13
Job Role: Human Resources and Recruitment
Company Industry: Oil/Gas

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Mid Career
Nationality: Egypt
Degree: Bachelor's degree