General Electric Employee HR Manager in BOGOTA, Colombia

Role Summary:

About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

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Role Summary:

The Employee HR Manager is the first point of contact for managers and employees to provide counsel, coaching and support on HR fundamentals, processes, and employee related questions. This role is critical in executing our key HR initiatives, providing available and responsive internal employee support, and driving HR functional excellence and process improvement. This role will be directly aligned to a complex, defined employee population or business spread across the Geo Market.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide dedicated guidance and coaching to multiple leaders and employees within a complex geography, including supporting multiple matrix organizations with acquired businesses, union relations

  • Guide and coach assigned managers and employees with specific focus on: employee advocacy/engagement, HR fundamentals and process training, employee relations management, performance management, career development, talent assessment, acquisition and retention, and workplace investigations as appropriate

  • Provide employees and managers with an available first point of contact for questions and guidance on fundamental HR topics and issues; navigates employees and managers to HR Services when it is the more appropriate resource

  • Partner with HR Business Partners and Centers of Excellence professionals to execute business-specific HR strategies

  • Ensure that all employee relations issues are properly identified, reported, investigated and resolved

  • Provide advice and counsel to managers and employees to ensure consistent application and integration of policies, procedures and practices at 100% compliance to promote an ethical and compliant work environment

  • Act as a local expert in HR related topics, including local market trends. Lead key HR processes including compensation planning and compliance

  • Conduct HR training and support for functional processes like Performance Management, Salary Planning, New Hire Orientation and New Manager Assimilation

  • Assist with other HR special projects or initiatives as needed

  • Maintain and protect confidential data with utmost scrutiny, judgment, and care

  • Conduct investigations including gathering, preserving, documenting and analyzing all available information and evidence, and in some circumstances, making recommendations to the business on disciplinary action

  • Provide coaching and mentoring to new team members or HR Specialists/Generalists

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Strong knowledge of labor and business environment of assigned geography

  • Fluency in English

  • Strong professional experience working in the Human Resources function with responsibilities such as recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, employee development and performance management.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Passionate, employee advocate who wants to make a difference in the organization by helping employees succeed

  • Approachable and responsive resource able to connect with employees at all levels

  • Desires employee-facing work; willingness to make horizontal moves to develop HR expertise

  • Strong customer service focus, with a high level of responsiveness

  • Supportive team player with a strong drive to create a positive work environment; ability to diffuse a tense situation

  • Applies solid judgment ensuring integrity, compliance, and confidentiality

  • Strong interest in innovative HR solutions and process improvement

  • Understanding of HR concepts and principles with expertise in a specialty area such as staffing, analytics, facilitation, etc.

  • Strong problem solving skills; ability to make independent decisions; manage conflicting priorities in a fast paced environment

  • Solid knowledge of local labor laws and government requirements

  • Detailed-oriented with excellent organizational & documentation skills

Locations:

Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia

Baker Hughes, a GE company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Learn more at https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/posterscreenreader_optimized.pdf

Locations: Colombia; CUNDINAMARCA; BOGOTA

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.