• Title
    People and Organisation (HR) Advisor
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Human Resources
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood have an exciting opportunity for a People and Organisation (HR) Advisor to work within their Transmission and Distribution division.


    The role will be based at our Knutsford office and there will be extensive travel to various UK sites on a regular basis.


    Main Purpose

    • Support in ensuring the flawless delivery and implementation of Wood HR strategy, policies and processes business wide in order to achieve the best contribution from our people and make a value added difference.

    Key Result Areas:

    • Manage the on boarding of personnel who are new to the T&D business through effective co-ordination and facilitation of the induction process.
    • Provide accurate advice to employees and management on general HR policies/procedures and processes.
    • Provide accurate guidance and support on recognition policies and processes so that managers are able to recognise effort and reward desired results.
    • Business partner the respective business area and provide guidance and advice on grievance, discipline, investigation processes.
    • Business partner the respective business area and provide guidance and advice on absence, sickness and occupational health issues.
    • Plan and support the implementation of restructure and demobilisation processes in order to ensure that the business adjusts its workforce according to changing needs.
    • Plan and support the maintenance of performance management processes so that individuals and teams continuously improve.
    • Co-ordinate and facilitate employee engagement initiatives in order to build, establish and maintain a positive and engaged work place in which people exercise discretion and effort to improve performance.
    • Support with the management of HR related projects in line with HR and business-related objectives and key performance indicators, including the production of meeting minutes.
    • Assist managers in ensuring they operate a safe and healthy work place so that the environment in which employees work is productive and risks are limited.
    • Assist the HR Manager as directed, including providing administrative support where required. 


    Skills / Qualifications

    Experience & Knowledge


    • Good up to date knowledge of HR best practices, legislation, regulations and employment law. 
    • Good understanding of current H&S practices and Occupational Health processes.
    • Working knowledge of HR administrative processes.
    • This role includes travel - must hold full UK driving licence and be flexible in approach to travel and working away from home across numerous site locations throughout the UK.
    • Excellent organisational skills


    • Relevant HR Qualification – preferably CIPD qualified
    • Proven experience of working in a large transient fast paced business with diverse needs
    • Experience of working in diverse and multi-disciplined company

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


    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.


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