HR Advisor – People Services


JOB TITLE                 HR Advisor – People Services  

REPORTING TO        People Services Manager

LOCATION                 Liverpool





Seadrill is one of the world’s most modern offshore integrated drilling companies. Using world leading technology, we operate in 15 countries across 5 continents, employing some 4,000 people representing 65 nationalities. Our vision is to Set the Standard in Drilling. It’s an ambitious goal and we all play a part in achieving this.


We recognise that our people are key to helping us to achieve our vision, so we have fostered an inclusive culture that supports and celebrates diversity of thought. It fuels our innovation and connects us closer to our customers and the communities we operate in.


Help us to keep innovating, improving and maintaining the highest safety records and service delivery. In return we offer support and development opportunities that help you to unlock your full potential.





The role is accountable for the provision of a customer centric hire to retire HR administration service to employees, managers, HR and where required external stakeholders.


In particular, this role will act as the subject matter expert in the area of Data Quality and coach other members of the team to deliver an ever-improving service experience and delivering value for Seadrill.





  • To put the employee / customer first in our delivery of excellent service at all times
  • Provide and coach others in the delivery of an accurate and timely first line HR administrative support to Managers, Employees, HR and where required external stakeholders across the global business, including but not exclusive to:
  • New starters administration and onboarding
  • Changes to employment and personal details
  • Changes to benefits and compensation
  • Preparation of data and entries to support the payroll process as required
  • End of employment administration
  • Ad-hoc reporting and file management
  • Employment correspondence and documentation
  • Maintaining accurate employee records (electronic & paper based)
  • Act as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Data Quality, coaching other members of the team to deliver an ever-improving service experience and delivering value for Seadrill.
  • Be the first point of escalation for your expert areas on any transactions, contractual or procedural actions and queries that require review, guidance, or problem resolution. Taking personal responsibility to ensure that a satisfactory outcome is reached
  • Take ownership of delivering your part in individual and team objectives/SLAs /KPIs, maintaining a high standard of quality, protecting, and enhancing the integrity of our company at all times
  • Proactively maintain your internal and external knowledge of the policies, processes, systems and services through self-driven learning and drawing on the knowledge available through peers and resources
  • Proactively identify and where appropriate lead the implementation of changes and improvements to processes and services driven by internal or external factors
  • Coach and develop other members of People Services and where required the wider HR team in key processes and procedures
  • Collaborate with the wider People Services team and HR function to understand the business needs to deliver an effective service for our customers
  • Actively participate and contribute to the People Services change journey and where required involvement in activities to ensure consistency across the function
  • Maintain high standards of confidentiality, compliance, ensuring the maintenance of accurate employee and HR records, in line with Data Protection legislation, company directives and policies







  • You understand of the importance of a great employee experience within an organisation
  • You have a deep understanding of the full recruit to retire lifecycle, procedures, and policies
  • You apply a strong working knowledge of employment law to employee cases and queries
  • You are confident to act as a subject matter expert in a process or service and can coach others in the adoption of HR processes and procedures
  • You have been involved in the review and improvement of HR processes
  • You can work towards tight deadlines with high volumes and conflicting demands
  • You have an eye for detail, a logical approach, and the drive to complete a task/project to a high-quality standard
  • You are self-motivated, well organised and can work with minimum supervision
  • You are solution focused, with a proactive approach and ‘can do’ attitude
  • You are a strong and proactive communicator both written and verbal
  • You are highly confident in working with standard office software such as Microsoft Office and have strong skills in Excel and Word.





  • You have experience of working within the HR function of an offshore drilling company
  • You have worked within a shared service environment
  • You have experience of working with HR Information Systems and Shared Services tools such as Case Management, telephony, electronic document management systems. Oracle experience would be an advantage
  • CIPD Level 5 qualification or equivalent


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