• 23 augustus 2019
  • 22 september 2019
  • BP Raffinaderij Rotterdam - Hoofdvestiging
  • Rotterdam
  • Bachelor
  • 2 tot 5 jaar
  • Medior
  • Senior
  • Organisatieadviseur
  • Raffinaderijen (Minerale Olie)
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For our HR department we are looking for a dynamic People Advisor for businesses within our Refinery in Rotterdam.

Job description

As a People Advisor you will develop relationships with key leaders in your business. You will use your knowledge of the people, the business and key data points, to provide valuable insights and pre-empt potential risks to engagement, motivation and BP’s Values and Behaviours. You will support managers through the critical moments in the employee lifecycle and coach them to unlock the potential of their people and inspire the highest levels of engagement and productivity. You will advocate with integrity and will be the catalyst behind ensuring BP is a great place to work where diversity is valued and used to competitive advantage. You will work closely with your HR Business Partners and colleagues in HR services and the Centres of Expertise to deliver the people strategy for your business area.

This is an office based role with work location Refinery head office Europoort. 

Employee experience

  • Coach leaders to maintain and promote an environment of respect, dignity and inclusion aligned to the Values & Behaviours and Leadership Expectations;
  • Know the people in the business area and ensure deep awareness of the ‘pulse’ of the organisation. Use this knowledge to share valuable insights, risks and opportunities to influence team leader actions, team engagement and productivity;
  • Talent management and development;
  • Support implementation of long-term integrated talent management plans to ensure the right people are where they are needed;
  • Deliver talent review cycle and facilitate robust and effective talent calibration, succession planning and action planning;
  • Support and coach line managers in having effective talent and career conversations with their teams

Essential Education:

Minimum of Bachelor degree within Human Resource Management or equivalent experience/education. At least 3 years of experience in a compatible role and environment. Fluent, both written and speech, in Dutch and English.

Essential Experience and Job Requirements:

Technical Capability
Numeracy & analytical thinking – able to quickly and effectively analyse system generated data to provide insights (talent, reward, performance) and assimilate data and information from a range of sources to inform business insights.

Business Capability
  • Solution focus – seeks to identify solutions which will add value to client and/or enhance relationships and ways of working;
  • Stakeholder management – Ability to build and maintain relationships with key business and HR stakeholders;
  • Developing partnering, basic consultancy skills and a ‘coach approach’ to build trust. Is building and applying skills in active listening, influencing and communication;
  • Business acumen & customer focus– keeps up to date with internal and external context, seeks to understand the relationship between their activity and the BP business strategy and drivers, and seeks to consider the commercial implications of HR decisions and actions.

Leadership & EQ Capability
  • Group mind set - remembers to look beyond own team to consider the bigger picture and/or perspective of others;
  • Is continually enhancing self-awareness and actively seeks input from others on impact and effectiveness;
  • Applies judgment and common sense - able to use insight and good judgement to inform actions taken and respond to situations as they arise;
  • Acts with integrity; demonstrates the BP Values & Behaviours.


Need to know:
  •  Candidates who are interested in this role need to provide an expressive letter of motivation and a current CV;
  • Candidates who do not have proficient Dutch language skills (verbal and written) will not be included in the candidate pool;
  • A Certificate of Conduct (Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag) will be required;
  • Excellent Dutch and English language skills (both verbal and written).

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Wie zijn wij

We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day. We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future. Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together.

The Downstream segment has global manufacturing and marketing operations. It is the product and service-led arm of BP, made up of three businesses (Fuels, Lubricants, and Petrochemicals). 

We aim to run safe and reliable operations across all our businesses, supported by leading brands and technologies, to deliver high-quality products and services that meet our customers’ needs. 

Disciplined execution of our strategy is helping improve our underlying performance, capture opportunities for further growth, generate attractive returns and create a more resilient business that is better able to withstand a range of market conditions; and create opportunities for future growth.

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