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Shell Employee/Industrial Relations Advisor in Bangkok, Thailand


Job Title:

Employee/Industrial Relations Advisor

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Job Description:


Employee Relations and Employee Engagement

  • Manage external risks and ensure compliance with external legislative requirements

  • Provide country specific Subject Matter Expert (SME) ER/IR advice

  • Act as trusted advisor/ offer coaching for front line LMs (formal/informal)

  • Translate global ER philosophy to local ER Strategy and plan

  • Run proactive interventions aimed at improving quality of leadership/ employee engagement through line managers

  • Develop and execute country-specific culture and work environment programmes incl. health and welfare design and application

  • Drive and support an inclusive workforce and the overall D&I agenda for the Country

  • Manage high-impact or high-risk individual or collective disciplinary, grievance or other ER/IR issues.

HSSE, Compliance & Ethics

  • Lead HR investigations, GHL complaints and other grievances

  • Support local crisis management governance and manage HR angle of crisis in collaboration with key stakeholders like Country Chair, RE, Health and Services

  • Sense (also through the line and HR Advice) what goes on in the organization and anticipate what topics can grow into grievances

  • Ensure duty of care towards employees and contractors (worker welfare)

Capability and community building

  • Ensure robust information & knowledge mangement relating to country specific ER/IR content

  • Collaborate with HR Expertise to ensure good solid knowledge of Labor Practices standards internally and keeping up to date with the external news and development

  • Coach HR Advisors and Line Managers on quality ER, Ethics & Compliance

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Company Description:

Shell’s presence in Thailand dates back to 1892 when the first barge containing Shell kerosene docked in Bangkok. Today, Shell is one of the largest and the longest-established multinational operations in Thailand.

The Shell Brand is one of the most esteemed and well respected in the Thai energy sector. Shell played a pioneering role in the advancement of the industry, from the establishment of refineries to a nationwide network of gasoline stations. The company has also helped to strengthen the talent base within the energy sector in Thailand

For more than 120 years of our operations in Thailand, Shell has been growing side by side with the country’s developing economy. We have been committed to developing products of quality and to preserving the environment. Our goal is not only to achieve business success but also to play an active role in helping improve society.


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HR professionalism – protect our license to operate. Country ER/IR Advisors should be the experts on employee engagement, industrial relations and complex case management:

  • Able to identify and understand local external market trends (economic, political, social) and derives insights to drive effective a long-term ER/IR environment.

  • Organizational health/capability diagnostic and design skills.

  • Strong diagnostic and evaluation skills – able to distill key themes and value drivers from complex and sometimes conflicting data and insights.

  • Influencing skills to effectively manage a broad range of both external and internal stakeholders including 3rd party bodies and government agencies.

  • Deep subject matter expertise in country-specific ER/IR legislation, regulations, directives, practices and processes

  • Strong coaching and influencing skills

  • Proactivity

  • Collaboration/integrative leadership (with other parts of the HR organization)

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