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Employee Relations Specialist

Job Id
Start Date
Dec 04, 2018
End Date
Dec 15, 2018
Compnay Name
Occidental Petroleum Corporation
No of Position
Position Type
Job Type
Nationality Required
Education & Experience Required
Bachelor degree

Job Description

The Employee Relations Specialist position will provide support to Industrial/Employee Relations matters in the Human Resources Department.
The Employee Relations Specialist responsibilities will include but not limited to:
  • Maintaining a harmonious Industrial/ Employee relations in the company.
  • Handle conflict and grievances in the organization.
  • Arrange and schedules meetings between grieving staff, managerial personnel, and Labor Union representatives to investigate and resolve grievances.
  • Prepare statistical reports, using records of actions taken concerning grievances related to labor relations activities, to identify areas of concerns.
  • Involved in collective bargaining/negotiations with the Labor Union.
  • Advising Management on the laws governing employer/employee relations.
  • Maintains the relationship between government agencies related labor and employment area.
  • Conducting frequent visits to the fields location to address employees issues.
  • Fully understanding the company policies, and able to explain policies to managers and employees.
  • Consult with management; providing direction and coaching to the management team to ensure that employee issues of common concern within the workforce are addressed and effectively resolved.
  • Facilitating a team-oriented and a supportive environment and attitude towards Oxy policies and programs.
  • Recommending solutions to issues and prevention of problems that will drive overall business goals and objectives.
  • Work with legal to identify and assess legal risks and opportunities within the labor and employment area.

Skills Required

Other Job Details

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in handling labor and employment matters.
  • Experience in grievance resolution and negotiation.
  • Must be familiar with Labor law and other Omani laws and applicable resources.
  • Solid understanding and working knowledge of Human Resources functions, including: staff planning, recruiting, compensation analysis & administration, employee and organization development, change management, performance management, communications, employee policies, equal opportunity affairs and the regulations relating to these areas.  In-depth experience in one or more disciplines within HR functional area.
  • Experience in and demonstrated proficiency in consulting with line managers.
  • Must communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing and possess analytical skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and under pressure.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in Arabic and English.
  • Ability to work in a multi-discipline multi-national team environment.
  • Good personal computer skills, including familiarity with MS Office Suite.