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  • SNC-Lavalin Ltd
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  • 0 - 3 Years
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Job Title Head of HR fixed contract Baden, Switzerland

Shaping energy solutions to empower sustainable connectivity

We combine ABBs deep technological knowledge and SNC-Lavalins project management expertise to create a company dedicated to substations we are Linxon

Linxon is a joint venture company set up by SNC-Lavalin and ABB to turnkey electrical AC substation projects Linxon will undertake turnkey electrical alternating current substation projects related to renewable and conventional power generation, power transmission and transportation solutions Turnkey solutions will include project design, engineering, procurement, construction, management, commissioning and after-sales support

Reporting into the Chief Integration and HR Officer you will be responsible for leading a HR function split across global regions The successful candidate will partner with business leaders of the JV to finalize implementation of HR Operating Model whilst overseeing HR from operational perspective on the daily basis

Fixed term contract will cover 8 months period as maternity leave replacement Role requires relocation and presence in Switzerland (Baden) during the contract period

Main accountabilities

Finalizing and Stabilizing HR Operating Model and Process implementation Finalize implementation of all HR processes, including workforce planning, succession planning, organization design, performance management, competence development, talent management, talent acquisition, remuneration, workforce reduction, and other processes as applicable Oversee process maturity assessments for the HR function and ensures process improvement actions are implemented Ensure consistent implementation functional best practices across the Hubs

HR Solution Understands business needs and provides consulting support and advice in applying HR policy and process to achieve long-term objectives Leverages the HR functional expertise and operational capacity to deliver results through high quality and efficient solutions, which meet the need of the business

Change management Leads change management initiatives across area of responsibility, supporting leaders, staff and HR colleagues in implementing new initiative and driving behavioral change

Compliance Ensures compliance with legislation and HR policies, and adherence to Occupational Health & Safety and Integrity standards in all areas of responsibility

Industrial relations Oversees activities regarding industrial relations and organized labor within the Regions to ensure strong labor relationships with unions and works councils across the organization

HR Shared Services assured that the HR services are properly delivered in line with the Service agreements requirements provided by the two shareholders Develops further opportunities to organize those in an independent manner from the minority shareholders in suitable timeline

Representation Represents the company in interactions internally in order to communicate and reinforce the HR people strategy and provide seamless service to the business


Bachelors degree or relevant experience
Strong knowledge and experience of relevant regional employment legislation UK, Europe, India, Middle East, US
Able to manage HR partners working in different countries and cultures
Fluency in English both spoken and written, fluency in additional languages will be beneficial
Extensive HR experience, specifically managing HR Operations, preferably for EPC businesses
Strong understanding of reward, global mobility and delegation models
Strong Operational HR skills and background with excellent planning, project management and coordinating skills
Able to adopt a hands on approach while able to address strategic HR Topics
Results and customer service oriented
Excellent communication, presentation, reporting and networking skills
Passion for working with and learning from individuals from various countries/cultures
Excellent interpersonal, influential and organizational skills
Possess a high level of self-belief and independence to support difficult but credible challenges during discussions
Track record of delivering effective change management in the people environment
Ability to travel

Behavioral Competencies

The Head of HR will

Be resilient and tenacious
Used to working and interacting at senior leadership level
Be open to others and to uncertainty
Possess an engaging leadership style
Assert independent views and challenge when appropriate
Will encourage and influence the behaviors of others to adopt a collaborative style

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Engineering/Projects, Construction/Cement/Metal/Steel/Iron
Functional Area : HR/PM/IR/Training
Role : Recruitment
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 15th Jul 2020

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