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People & Culture Senior Advisor

People & Culture Senior Advisor

  • Location Malaysia - Central - Kuala Lumpur
  • Travel required No
  • Job category HR Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 140949BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

Responsible for supporting employees and line managers within one of bp’s businesses, delivering the people plan that enables the business to achieve its goals, with engaged, high-performing teams. Provides people & culture (P&C) support for a broad spectrum of activities using sound technical capabilities to provide day-to-day advice, case management, line manager support for critical 'moments that matter' and project delivery in line with the business' people plan, local legislation, BP policy and best practice.

The role holder may operate as a member of a business leadership, providing business driven insights to support decision making and determine appropriate global / business wide interventions. They also act as coach to that team, and a champion for team effectiveness, values & behaviours and leadership expectations. They may support and work in partnership with other senior business partners in the delivery of P&C initiatives for that business.

About the team: At bp our P&C business partners are an integrated discipline. Movement between businesses, teams, and projects, takes place flexibly based on business need, activity flow, and each partner’s development needs and readiness for new experiences. We aim to provide broad growth opportunities in both standard partnering roles, and project delivery. This role will primarily be supporting entities such as GBS and some global functions in Malaysia. On top of it, the role holder will help support and drive any assigned bp Malaysia P&C Initiatives.

People fundamentals

  • Deliver reliable, compliant, and secure HR operations in support of the business
  • Ensure health, safety & duty of care for our people
  • Provide analytics and insights to make robust people and business decisions
  • Provide business facing HR consultation and advice to senior leadership and may facilitate resolution of everyday queries and coaching to drive engagement, pre-empting and resolving employee relations (ER) cases, and ensuring that diversity and inclusion are a foundation of the P&C people plan and supported throughout all people management activity.
  • Develops a deep understanding of the business and the people they support
  • Partners closely with other P&C advisors and Centres of Expertise to agree and define product outcomes, and activity prioritization, employee development, performance management, coaching, etc.
  • Leverages best practices and identifies efficiencies and opportunities for synergies by connecting across P&C teams
  • Ensures personal and team compliance with the function's safety and ethics rules and processes, follows procedures, and provides an exemplary display of bp's Values & Behaviours.
Right people, right place, right time
  • Create & sustain an effective organisation to support delivery of business strategy, and focuses on driving and delivering organisational change initiatives as appropriate
  • Support the Talent Acquisition team to attract, select and retain the right people from the internal and external market, demonstrating our compelling employer brand
  • Support the development of a strategic talent plan for the business, working in partnership with the talent team to ensure it is aligned to business strategy and taking into account the external environment
  • Drives talent management initiatives, enabling people to build the capabilities our business values
Environments where people & performance thrive
  • Enable a compliant and high-performance culture through aligned performance management, reward and recognition frameworks, managing the delivery of integrated solutions to the business and overseeing the ongoing and annual reward processes.
  • Drive engagement with our people from their very first interaction with bp.
  • Leverages agile methodologies to maximize value to end customer (business leaders, and employees).
Key capabilities
  • Partnering with the business & coaching for success
  • Proactive talent management & Employee relations
  • Delivering value through agile work practices & digitally enabled
  • Willingness to challenge established practices and offer new solutions if needed
  • Delivering through bp values and behaviours & bp leadership expectations
  • Great communication skills and the ability to influence key senior stake-holders
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Human Resources, or other relevant field.
  • Usually requires at least 5 years’ experience in Human Resources, proven capability and experience in delivering talent management, ER, change management, and organisational development.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to build capability, coach and drive high performance, track record of effective partnering, consider business needs and link value to business results.
  • Experience with organizational change and working in a matrixed organisation and working knowledge of local labor legislation and regulations
  • Experience working with agile methodologies (scrum, kanban, design thinking, etc.
  • Professional certification(s) in Human Resources.
  • MBA or Master’s degree relevant for Human Resources

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