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Specialist, HRBP

JOB TITLE: Specialist, HRBP


ORG UNIT NAME: Corporate Human Resources



SABIC is a global leader in chemicals headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. From making cars and planes more fuel-efficient, to helping conserve the world’s water supply and enabling colorful smartphone cases, we find solutions to the challenges of today to help our customers achieve their ambitions and build a better tomorrow.



At SABIC, we combine a rich track record of doing what others said couldn’t be done, with a deep understanding of our customers. But our true impact is as a partner who can help our customers achieve their ambitions by finding solutions to their challenges. We call this ‘Chemistry that Matters™’



HRBP Collaborates with Leaders & Employees in the assigned client group to determine and deliver impactful HR solutions to address business challenges. Focuses on tactical and delivery aspects of programs, policies & processes across all HR areas such as performance management, succession planning, career development, C&B, people relations and organization change interventions



HR Plans & Strategic Partnership
- Develop and implement appropriate HR plans in line with the HR Strategy, for allocated function/client group.
- Work with local leaders to ensure plans are in line with functional business strategy and needs, amending and reviewing as required
- Contribute to HR Projects and initiatives as nominated, bringing local expertise, knowledge and feedback
 - Contribute to the functional plans and objectives by working with business leaders to identify, prioritize, and build capabilities, behaviors, structures, and processes

HR Policy, Compliance and Employee Relations
- Provide assistance and guidance to managers and employees on a broad range of human resource policies, programs, and practices.
- Interpret & communicate policies and policy changes as required
- Take part in wider HR Projects and initatives 
- Lead Employee Relations groups such as Joint Consultation, Employee Focus Group, Improvement Teams to ensure effective and positive relationships between Leaders, managers and Employees.
- Act as a liaison between the line and HR on relevant HR activities such as Disciplinary, Grievance, Employee Welfare, Global Mobility, Maternity/Paternity and other People related Policies. Guiding and supporting both Managers and Employees, in line with relevant policies
- Coach senior leadership on the requirements to operate within the existing policies, agreements and procedures, with sensitivity to the local/regional specifics, such as collective labor agreements (CLAs) or legacy agreements.
- Lead the negotitaion/collective bargaining processes, acting as the main point of contact between employee representative bodies, such as unions and works council (WC)and the organisation. 
-Collect, organize, interpret and summarize numerical data from various data sources pertaining to workforce, to provide operational information for business problems

Organization Development
-Apply organizational change management models and principles to ensure stakeholder buy in, implementing and embedding change to improve efficiencies and output. 
- Provide support and guidance in re-structuring activities, such as Redundancy policies, legislation requirements, re-deployment, outsourcing

Talent Development
Facilitates the Talent Review Process and coach managers to :
- Follow the end to end performance management process including goal setting, continuous feedback, performance calibration sessions, performance discussion and development planning 
- Demonstrates a proactive approach to dealing with under performance by coaching Managers to identify individuals who are underperforming and provides guidance in the Performance Improvement Process in order to drive overall individual, team and business performance
- Facilitate the annual salary planning process for the location, including training, communication, and guidance to managers
- Facilitate Talent Communities against the required guidelines to:
Hi Potential employees are identified and development plans are in place
Succession Plans are in place for all critical roles with an action plan in place for gaps and risks
IDPs are in place for critical successors 
Coaches organization leaders to:
- Utilize succession planning data for workforce planning, employee development, and performance management 
-Suggest opportunities to broaden the talent base taking into consideration diversity, strategic need and market conditions 

Compensation and Benefits
Responsible for the C&B application within the client group to ensure managers and Employees :
- Follow the end to end C&B processes including payroll run, tax requirments, maternity/Paternity, salary planning processes, benefits packages, healthcare etc
- Establish effective workflow processes to enable query management in a timely and effective way
- Facilitate the operations aspects of the annual salary planning process for the client group, including training, communication, and guidance to managers
- Analyzes workforce data and, provide necessary insights for decision making



  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in Human Resources
  • At least 2 years of experience as an HRBP preferred
  • Chemical or Manufacturing industry experience preferred



  • You must submit your application for employment online to be considered. Please submit your resume using the “Apply Now/Apply” option on this page.
  • You must be 18 years or older
  • You must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process
  • You must be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process
  • You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States
  • Relocation if available



SABIC is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and as such will not discriminate in its employment practices, including recruiting and hiring practices, based on a person’s race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

Disclaimers (USA):

SABIC is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms/employment agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of SABIC about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at SABIC via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search firm agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of SABIC; no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by SABIC as a result of the unsolicited referral or through other means



Nearest Major Market: Houston