Bechtel Corporation Project HR Supervisor in Belgrade, Australia

Requisition ID: 215980

This role is offered on a short term basis only to support the transition from PFS to FS phase and the mobilization of international employees to Serbia - expected duration 4 months. If the project proceeds to the execution phase, the role will continue to the end of the project - expected total duration 4 years.

Job Overview:

The Jadar Project Human Resources Supervisor is responsible for coordinating HR support to management and employees on the respective project on a range of Human Resources (HR) issues. The role will be supervisor to the Site HR Coordinators, and/or Project office. Duties will include: staffing, on-boarding, HR Policy and assignment conditions management and administration, employee mobilisation and demobilisation, and training facilitation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the Project Staffing Plan including gaining all required approval to post requisitions, ensure budgets and expedition of requisition postings in a timely manner.

  • Coordinate meetings with project and recruitment as required, tracking progress on open positions.

  • Coordinate pre-employment medicals (if applicable).

  • Develop and maintain the project execution plan.

  • Coordinate and deliver the orientation program for all non-manual employees (individual and/or group sessions).

  • Conduct 2 week reviews with new starters. Provide ongoing support and follow-up to new employees.

  • Use Project Controls Staffing Plans to coordinate and track staffing and de-staffing on the project.

  • Coordinate with the relevant stakeholders (ie project admin) to finalize the mobilization of non-locals (accommodation/travel/town information etc).

  • Track 90 day demobilization schedule and keep function informed of upcoming employees to be released.

  • Liaise with Functional Resource Coordinators /Recruiter to ensure demobilizing staff are re-assigned in a timely manner.

  • Prepare assignment completion documentation a minimum of 6 weeks prior to employee’s release.

  • Prepare a variety of project related HR reports on a regular and “as needed” basis.

  • Develop and maintain project procedures and ensure they are posted on the project intranet.

  • Coordinate and facilitate information sessions on project on various topics. For example: Policy updates, Ethics Awareness, Leadership, and Managing Employee Performance, etc.

  • Provide advice and assistance to management and employees on a range of human resource/employee relation issues to ensure both are well supported and informed of workplace policies and guidelines.

  • Ensure accurate interpretation of national and international assignment conditions.

  • Facilitate exit interviews for all employee initiated terminations and enter data into the Exit Survey system.

  • Prepare assignment completion incentive paperwork (if applicable).

  • Have an awareness of local/national safety codes, requirements and standards. Ensure the Zero Accident Philosophy is incorporated into every aspect of construction operations.

  • Actively participate in scheduled safety meetings.

  • Perform other duties as required by Bechtel management.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, Psychology or other relevant discipline from an accredited university as well as a minimum of nine years relevant experience in a generalist HR role, or an additional six years relevant experience in the absence of a degree.

  • Sound understanding of local labour law and application of practices

  • Demonstrated understanding of disciplinary processes and termination legislation/administration.

  • Well developed oral and written communication skills. Ability to interpret HR policy and processes.

  • Experience and demonstrated skill in identifying problem areas, investigating alternative solutions and determining action to be performed on problems affecting human resources administration.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live. at

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.