Job title: Talent Acquisition Advisor
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Shanghai
  • Oil and Gas
  • HR, GA & Facilities
Job published: 2019-04-25
Job ID: 32324

Job Description

The primary purpose of the Talent Acquisition Advisor role is to manage both external and internal experienced hiring and work with the business to identify, engage and attract talent to BP.

The role holder will work closely with stakeholders from the business, and the wider Talent Acquisition organisation to ensure that the BP talent strategy is realised, with particular focus on quality of hire, D&I and critical capabilities.

The role holder will operate as an expert advisor and coach to hiring managers enabling them to lead in a way that is consistent with BP's V&Bs and Leadership Expectations.

The role holder is responsible for:
* Delivery of experienced hiring demand across a defined area
* Working with the Sourcing & Attraction team to deliver sourcing & attraction strategies

* Act as a discipline/ regional talent expert, both internally and externally, for their areas
* Partner with Line Managers and BFHR responsible for candidate experience
* Provide insight to hiring manager on country/regional talent market
* Work with hiring manager to develop appropriate sourcing strategy
* Conduct role briefing and discuss benchmark internal/external profiles and assessment criteria with hiring manager
* Post roles internally and externally
* Actively source internally using talent data and externally through targeted attraction activities
* Implement standard application and assessment process to improve efficiency and candidate experience
* Review CVs based on agreed assessment criteria and screen video interviews based on deep discipline-based knowledge or country/region knowledge)
* Undertake interviews and other relevant assessments
* Drive Diversity using Rules of the Road and creative Sourcing & Attraction strategies
* Offer management - work with reward and BFHR to put together offers and deliver the offer in partnership with Line Managers
* Drive process efficiencies to scale hiring across the organization

* Attract, select and retain the right people from the internal and external market, leveraging our employer brand in a compelling way
* Partner with TA specialists and advisors across the region to establish a community of practice, sharing best practice and candidates
* Manage TA relationships with BFHR and Hiring Managers in their disciplines
* Act as a point of contact for tactical issues that arise during the recruitment process and escalate when needed

* Driving engagement with our people from their very first interaction with BP
* Ensure an inclusive and diverse workplace which reflects the communities in which we operate
* Coach Hiring Managers to maintain and promote an environment of respect and dignity
* Support and coach Hiring Managers to be role models for diversity and inclusion, through the V&Bs and LEs 
* Know the people in the business area, and ensuring deep awareness of the 'pulse' of the organisation

Degree qualified or equivalent experience/education

Actively working to develop capability in line with the HR capability framework, with an equal blend of EQ, IQ and drive.

* Knowledge and experience in permanent Talent Acquisition
* Experience using candidate sourcing techniques to identify and attract individuals from diverse backgrounds
* Adept at screening, assessing and managing candidates throughout a recruitment process including offer management
* 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
* Risk Management - able to manage complex ER/IR cases responsibly, identifying, pre-empting and mitigating high risk situations

Leadership & EQ
* Group mind set - naturally looks beyond own area/organisational boundaries to consider the bigger picture and/or perspective of others. Successfully balances the needs of the Function/Group with local needs
* Is self-aware and actively seeks input from others on impact and effectiveness 
* Applies judgment and common sense at scale - able to use insight and good judgement to deliver commercially sound, efficient and pragmatic decisions and solutions and to respond to situations as they arise
* Acts with integrity; is an exemplar of living the LEs & V&Bs and is a role model to others in the function and business
* Cultural fluency - able to operate successfully across cultural boundaries with sensitivity

Business Acumen
* Solution focus - seeks to identify solutions which will add value to BP and/or enhance relationships and ways of working