Human Resources Business Partner, Senior

Helmerich & Payne International Drilling Co.

Tulsa, OK

At H&P, our people are our strength.

Since 1920, Helmerich and Payne has been the industry’s most trusted partner in drilling productivity and reliability. As the world changes, so does our approach. We are changing the landscape of drilling by using cutting-edge rig technologies and drilling solutions to build upon a century of success, all while continuing to deliver better outcomes for our customers.

At H&P, our people are our strength. We strive to continually lead with our Core Values that enable employees to develop on their H&P Journey. We believe that doing the right thing means creating a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace that empowers our people to bring their authentic selves to work every day.

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At a Glance:

The HR Business Partner (HRBP) is both a strategic and hands-on role that leverages business knowledge, program management and HR expertise to coach leaders and employees in US Land Operations. The HRBP contributes to the achievement of business objectives by translating needs and future state goals into a human resources strategy for supported groups and ensuring its effective execution. The HRBP must be focused on championing organizational change, supporting HR initiatives and programs and advocating for teamwork and consistency across business functions. The HRBP is a hybrid position supporting various Regions and Districts and reports to the HRBP, Senior Manager of US Land (Tulsa, OK).

Location: Tulsa, OK


What you will do:

  • Develop and maintain a trusting, strategic partnership between the business and Human Resources as a coach, change leader, organizational health champion, and HR strategy implementer.

  • Translates organizational needs into plans of action to achieve organizational goals and strategies.

  • Partner with leaders at all levels, HR Centers of Expertise (COE) and other Corporate Services to provide business context and ensure the success of services and programs for the organization.

  • Drive change and implementation of Organization Design, Performance Management, Talent Management, Workforce Planning, Employee Relations and Compensation programs with the business.

  • Work closely with Workforce Staffing and Recruiting teams to ensure timely, effective, diverse and inclusive hiring practices

  • Understand the talent within the organization and create strategies to meet workforce planning, succession planning, and talent management objectives.

  • Provide change leadership directly and/or indirectly to support the roll-out of new initiatives, projects, re-organization, etc.

  • Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues partnering with internal groups as needed.

  • Leverage relationships and data to proactively identify and address organizational needs

  • This position will require travel. Some travel will be extensive within the region/area – example: travel to rural drilling rigs.

What you need:

  • Extensive experience influencing business leaders individually and collectively. Courage to propose solutions others are reluctant to address and advocate for the best interests of the organization and employees.

  • A strategic mindset, equally able to focus on tactical and operational issues. Comfortable digging into tactical tasks and being part of complex strategic discussions.

  • Comfort working in a fast-paced environment where change and ambiguity are common.

  • Ability to connect well with employees of all levels and flex preferred style to build trust and rapport.

  • Significant experience handling sensitive employee relations matters with tact and diplomacy. Well-versed in HR compliance, legislation and best practices.

  • Proficiency with leadership and employee development programs, talent management and succession planning.

  • The ability to understand business goals and recommend new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvements in business objectives, productivity and development of HR within the company

  • Sound business acumen to engage and interface with all levels of the organization.

  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrates and embodies the characteristics of being humble, hardworking, and a team player. Highly collaborative style and desire to work as a team with a results-driven approach.

  • Able to establish and build trusting relationships with individuals of varying backgrounds, with both corporate and oilfield based employees.

  • Experience operating in a matrixed environment, and track record of leading through diplomatic influence rather than formal authority

  • Demonstrates humility, hunger and high EQ with the ability to relate and quickly connect with and build rapport with a broad scope of people including front line oil field employees to executives in a global environment

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field

  • 8-10 years of human resource experience including the HRBP role.

Not a must, but a plus:

  • Experience with a global organization strongly preferred.

  • Prior work experience in the oil and gas industry preferred

  • HR leadership experience preferred

What we offer:

At H&P, our commitment to our people is at the forefront, and that includes benefits that provide employees a sense of health and financial security. We know that life continues outside of employment and actively caring of our people is our priority.

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance

  • Flexible Spending or Health Savings Accounts

  • 401k match

  • Paid Leave Plans

  • Parental & Adoption Benefits

  • Disability Coverage

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Educational Assistance

  • Learning & Development Opportunities

  • Flex-scheduling available for qualifying positions to achieve work-life integration

H&P is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

Thank you for your interest in joining our team!