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HR Consultant (Mergers & Acquisitions) - VR/25640

Status: Temporary
Location: Aberdeen
Ref: VR/25640
Rate: Negotiable

HR Consultant required to support an acquisitive energy service business with on-going M&A activity. This short-term (3-month) assignment will be Aberdeen-based but internationally-focused, and brings additional resource to an established HR function throughout the remainder of the project. Applicants require prior experience of providing well-rounded HR support to M&A processes, and will ideally be available at short notice.

     

Overview

The HR Consultant (M&A) has responsibility for driving acquisition activities, with a focus on HR deliverables from the initiation of an integration project through the completion of the integration, with particular focus to the benefits area. This role will engage with the core project team and work closely with identified HR support resources to navigate and deliver action items.

       

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Managing the HR / Payroll and Benefits workstreams across a diverse range of complex engagements addressing HR Transactions / People-related matters through all stages of an acquisition.
  • Reviewing project plans, managing data requests and ensuring that the data presented is analysed and presented in a clear and concise manner.
  • Assisting with cross-functional challenges related to integration, including compensation, benefits, levelling, payroll, recruiting, onboarding, etc.
  • Ensuring that all the due diligence financial risks such as employment contracts, global staff costs pension, benefits and severance liabilities.
  • Identifying, escalating, and monitoring project issues to resolution.
  • Reviewing and performing report writing, project planning and data analysis.
  • Proactively managing stakeholder relationships, building trusted relationships with all involved in the integration.
  • Reviewing current and continuously improve all HR processes and recommend improvements, automation, and scalability.
  • Managing the HR operational and risk management and highlight any risks to the HR Director and Integration Lead.
  • Carrying out duties safely and efficiently in line with the company QHSE policies and report any unsafe conditions or incidents in the workplace, including damaged equipment or facilities.
  • All duties and responsibilities in line with the schedule of Management Authorities.

      

Applicants to this role require

  • Capability to take decisions and control of the integration tasks from day one.
  • Knowledge of the employment laws in the UK and Europe.
  • Substantial experience working in an HR program / project management capacity and HR Operations capacity in a growth or transformational company.
  • Experience in HR M&A and company expansion into new countries.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, leadership capabilities, analytical skills, project management and presentation skills.
  • Comfortable with creating many types of documents, including agendas, action / project plans, and presentations. Strong skills with spreadsheets and a variety of data / information.
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills, including ability to build relationships and leverage resources within the HR and cross-functional teams.
  • Motivated, organised self-starter, able to solve routine or complicated problems effectively and drive projects to successful completion.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and address ambiguous issues.
  • Passionate and enthusiastic about delivering excellence and exceptional attention to detail.
  • Attention to detail and passion for data accuracy

       

Additional Information

  • The role will be predominantly office-based, with little / no need for any travel outwith Aberdeen.
  • Day-rates are negotiable depending on experience and availability.

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