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Specialist, HRBP

Explore what Matters

A career at SABIC provides you with an opportunity to leave a lasting positive impact to the world and yourself. From excellent health and well-being benefits to our comprehensive learning programs. We offer a wide range of benefits and offerings that recognize that our people have unique motivations and ambitions. It’s all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. Let’s explore what matters!


As one of the world’s largest diversified chemical companies, we activate the power of human capital to address society’s future challenges. Through partnerships, we enable life-saving medical innovations and help fight world hunger. We are driving the circular economy for the benefit of communities and our planet through sustainability initiatives, such as our TRUCIRCLE™ portfolio.  Our success is built upon the collective excellence of our 32,000 employees in 50+ countries.  Our values – Inspire, Engage, Create, and Deliver – are the foundation of our success. To learn more about these and how we strive to Be the Impact, click here.


Our purpose is "Chemistry that Matters". This is what drives us to do what we do. "Chemistry" goes beyond applying science and technology to enhance the supply of essential materials to the world. It is how we work, to build long-lasting relationships of trust. “What Matters” is making a meaningful impact for the world – through the customers and communities we collaborate with, so that we succeed and grow together.



It is all about matching what matters to you with what matters to us. Let us explore this together!


For an overview of our work culture and benefits, click here. 


Job Summary

Collaborates with Leaders & Employees in the assigned client group to determine and deliver impactful HR solutions to address business challenges.

Focuses on strategic, 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


How You Can Be the Impact

HR Plans & Strategic Partnership - Develops and implement appropriate HR plans in line with the HR Strategy, for allocated function/client group.  Work with leaders to ensure plans are in line with functional business strategy and needs, amending and reviewing as required.

  • Contributes to HR Projects and initiatives 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
  • Review key performance targets and their related talent implications with business leaders.

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
  • Develop a healthy differentiation profile that recognizes individual and Business performance and is in line with SABIC Guidelines
  • 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 & the Talent Communities to identify Hi Potential employees

Talent Acquisition & Workforce Planning - Works with SWP to identify future trends and needs of the workforce, developing necessary action plans to ensure capability

  • Plan / facilitate internal and external recruitment needs based on business demand ensuring alignment with HR guidelines.

Compensation & Benefits - Responsible for the C&B application within the client group & 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

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.

  • 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.

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


What Matters to SABIC

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, HR management, or related field
  • Minimum 8+ years of relevant experience in HR. At least 2-3 years experience as a HRBP
  • Chemical, Manufacturing industry expereince preferred
  • Requires a fundamental understanding of the business area(s) in which they operate, to be able to support and advise leaders and managers on specific HR topics affecting the function/SBU.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with Managers and Employees to ensure effective delivery of HR initiatives and policies to ensure a fair and equitable workplace



Eligibility Requirements

  • 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
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work for SABIC in the United States on a full-time basis.


Work Availability

Regular, predictable attendance is an essential function of this position. Applicants must be regularly available and willing to work (e.g. Monday – Friday)] during assigned hours of operation and such other hours as the company determines are necessary or desirable to meet business needs


We are proud to be a diverse and an equal opportunity employer .We are fully committed to a culture of respect and inclusion. 


Nearest Major Market: Houston