HR Advisor BR_032 (Aberdeen)

Borr Drilling deliver high quality drilling operations in hydrocarbon basins around the world. We do it safely – and efficiently. Our modern fleet of rigs and capable organization will deliver safe and high-quality drilling operations to our customers. With a strong and experienced organizational culture, combined with a unique capital structure, Borr Drilling is built to make a difference.

Role Summary

To act as a first point of contact for onshore HR Coordinators and work with them to resolve day to day HR matters and provide guidance. In addition is focal point for offshore personnel for designated rig(s), providing support to the OIM and Rig Manager. Actively lead in payroll, recruitment, performance management and general HR matters. Assist in the development and implementation of employment policies, process and practices as well as recommend changes to management.


  • Oversee HR coordinators in their daily tasks, ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Provide guidance and mentoring for the development of HRC’s in general HR matters
  • Lead for disciplinary and grievance matters when required and provide accurate guidance in line with current Employment Law
  • Work with HR Manager for the recruitment of onshore personnel and prepare/ issue Employment Contracts, liaise with IT department for onboarding topics and carryout inductions for new onshore employees.
  • Coordinate monthly Headcount
  • Coordinate payroll data (exceptions) in preparation to submission to payroll department
  • Absence management for own rig and work with HRC’s to ensure offshore personnel who are off sick are being managed in a positive manner. Liaise with Occupational Health Service providers as required.
  • Attendance at weekly rig meetings with HRC’s to provide guidance and resolution to queries being raised
  • Liaise and plan for offshore personnel transfers within fleet, working with HRC’s
  • Planning for annual leave cover of HRC’s
  • Project work or general HR tasks as directed by HR Manager
  • Attendance at HR Forums, for example IADC
  • Ensure all necessary crew change paperwork is submitted to the client in a timely manner
  • Accountable for check-in details and arrange travel as per Borr’s Travel Policy
  • Responsible to ensure rig is fully crewed at all times
  • Periodic offshore/shipyard visits
  • Benefit Administration
  • Support OIM and Rig Manager with promotions, demotions and transfers
  • Dealing with day to day HR matters/queries that are raised from offshore (ie. Sick leave, compassionate etc)
  • Maintain accurate and up to date personnel files (paper and HRIS system)
  • Effective interpretation and application of HR policies and processes and communicating them to offshore personnel; initiate updates as necessary
  • Any other HR generalist duties as directed by the HR Manager
  • Liaise with crew agencies for supply of ad-hoc personnel
  • Verification of qualifications/documentation for ad-hoc personnel
  • Support with recruitment events as required
  • Responsible for timely renewal of mandatory certification and offshore medicals for offshore personnel in accordance with training matrix
  • Maintain familiarity with Competence Management Process
  • Provide HR on-call cover as and when scheduled
  • Perform other duties, complete additional tasks and support ad hoc projects as required


Formal Qualifications & Certification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or similar qualification or extensive relevant experience at Company’s discretion
  • Achieved or working towards CIPD membership or local equivalent
  • Valid offshore survival and pre-mobilisation certification (ie BOSIET, MIST, CA-EBS, etc.)

Specific Skills / Training & Competencies

  • Experience in general HR at an advisory level and Logistics/Crew Management
  • Excellent communication skills: Fluency in written and spoken English required
  • Competent using HRIS systems and MS Office
  • Ability to maintain accuracy and attention to detail while working in a complex, challenging environment to tight deadlines
  • Demonstrate commitment to Borr Management Systems and support initiatives for continuous improvements
  • Maintain confidentiality of Company and personnel information
  • Highly effective relationship building skills both internal & external; personally drive high performance and lead through example
  • Demonstrate a professional attitude at all times while dealing with a wide range of people in all communications (face-to-face, telephone and written)
  • Proficient problem solving skills; demonstrate ability to evaluate problems from differing viewpoint and recognize potential root cause of problems (ie compliance, training issues)
  • Ability to work in a team, to influence people and generate enthusiasm

Attitude & Behaviour

  • Be approachable and maintain open and transparent communication within team, internal and external stakeholders and operations management team
  • Represent the Company in a professional manner both on and off the job to include confidentiality of Company and Client business

Applications must be sent to along with the following job reference mentioned in the subject “HR Advisor BR_032”