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Human Resources Business Partner

Date: May 12, 2022

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Apache Corporation

Company Overview

 
Our primary product is energy, and where there is affordable, abundant energy, people are healthier, have access to better education, and are given greater opportunities to elevate their families to higher standards of living. 
 
Nearly 3 billion people — roughly one-third of the global population — live without electricity or without clean cooking facilities. We are committed to providing energy in innovative and more sustainable ways to help raise the standard of living for those living in energy poverty and to meet the ongoing demands of people and economies around the world.
 
The products we deliver power increasingly cleaner electricity across the globe, fuel tractors and trucks, make fertilizer to keep the world's food supply on the table, and heat our schools, hospitals and businesses.
 
Our employees bring a wide range of talents and skills to the job every day to tackle complex business challenges. We believe in providing a truly rewarding work environment supported by a benefits platform that ranks among the best in our peer group. Our company offers career development opportunities where employees can grow personally and professionally. We promote employee benefits that cultivate a family-friendly work environment and focus on our employees' overall well-being.
 
We are committed to being a workplace where all employees are valued and can thrive with a sense of belonging. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion benefits our individual employees, our company and our external stakeholders; we are better as an organization when various ideas and perspectives are brought to the table.
 
Apache Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of APA Corporation (NASDAQ:APA). Apache has operations in the United States, Egypt's Western Desert and the United Kingdom's North Sea and a sister company with exploration opportunities offshore Suriname. Whether supporting Apache, APA Corporation or one of its subsidiaries, team members are employed by Apache Corporation.

Specific Responsibilities:

 
The Human Resources Business Partner for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s Human Resources team at the company’s Houston, TX, office reporting to the Human Resources Manager, Operations & Exploration.  This role will be primarily responsible for the following:

 

  • Partnering with the HR Business Partners, HR Centers of Excellence, and other HR leadership to formulate strategies that will facilitate the achievement of business goals;
  • Providing strategic and tactical HR support for assigned client groups within the Operations and Exploration areas of the company;
  • Cultivating relationships across HR and throughout the organization to understand the business environment and needs;
  • Facilitating, planning and conducting training to include HR initiatives, employee events and program enrollment activities;
  • Describing compensation philosophies; engaging and advising management and employees about total rewards compensation programs;
  • Guiding management in the application and interpretation of policies and procedures, performance issues, leave management, and terminations;
  • Leading and participating in HR or cross-functional projects and programs;
  • Partnering with management on organizational design, workforce planning, talent acquisition, succession planning, and skills assessment;
  • Collaborating with management on performance management including, goal setting, continuous performance, promotions, employee development and performance improvement plans;
  • Researching and analyzing new trends and best practices in human resources as well as maintaining knowledge of related laws and regulations applicable to assigned areas of responsibility; 
  • Collaborating with management and employees to resolve conflicts and provide guidance and counsel for employee related issues.

Qualifications:

 

  • At least 8-12 years of human resources experience in an HR Business Partner capacity;
  • B.S. Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or equivalent is required; a master’s degree or MBA is preferred. 
  • Oil & Gas industry and/or field experience is strongly preferred;
  • Direct involvement and expertise in HR policies and procedures as well as a sound understanding of HR best practices and current local, state and federal HR-related regulations., 
  • Experience serving in an employee-service capacity as a member of a human resources team and in dealing with confidential and sensitive information; 
  • Thorough working knowledge of HR-related procedures and practices, company benefit programs, personnel administration systems, salary administration, recruitment techniques, EEO and Affirmative Action Planning, and relocation procedures; 
  • Working knowledge of all laws as they relate to HR issues, plus strong business acumen; 
  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal, administrative, and organizational skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with others to problem solve, create trust, and develop solutions;
  • Experience with human resource information systems.

Competencies:

 

  • Communication: Writes, speaks, and presents information effectively and persuasively across communication setting;
  • Results: Pursues work with energy, drive, and results orientation to positively impact Apache's business success;
  • Collaboration: Works in partnership with others and encourages different perspectives, while building and maintaining trust; and
  • Culture: Willingness and ability to align one's behavior with the needs, priorities, and goals of Apache.

Apache Statement on Hiring

 
To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to base all employment-related decisions and actions exclusively on employment-related criteria. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to provide broad dissemination of job opportunities, as consistent with the nature of the positions. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to review its employment-related policies and actions on a regular basis to ensure that their application is consistent with their intent.
 


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