Head of HR, Italy

City:  Milan
Date:  25-Jan-2023

Energean is an independent E&P company focused on developing resources in the Mediterranean and UK North Sea. With presence in nine countries Energean is operating production, development and exploration assets with an excellent HSE track record. 

The company has an approximately 70% gas weighted portfolio with more than 800 MMboe 2P reserves and 2C resources and our flagship development assets are the multi-tcf Karish, Karish North and Tanin gas fields, offshore Israel. 
Energean is committed to sustainable development and to be a net zero emitter by 2050 contributing to the global net zero target. The company also strives to meet United Nations' 17 Sustainable Development Goals through its day-to-day operations and a wide range of corporate social responsibility initiatives. 
Being an equal opportunity employer and valuing diversity Energean does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.  




The HR Manager for Italy is leading the HR and Admin function for the Energean’s Italian business unit. The role is responsible for all aspects of HR activities in the country including payroll, recruitment, talent management, training and development, organisation, compensation, union relations, people and culture management. In addition, the responsibilities include the safeguarding of Energean’s interests and reputation by ensuring compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and internal policies. 
The position reports to the Country Manager for Italy, and the Group HR Director and has close collaboration with other Group and Company managers on a day-to-day basis and especially with HR team in other countries.
The role is responsible for managing Italy’s HR & Admin team.


Key Accountabilities:


  • Managing Human Resources processes and policies including but not limited to:
    • People and Culture Management
    • Wellness at work and work climate
    • Recruitment and Selection, including employer branding and talent acquisition
    • Development and Training
    • Organization
    • Compensation
    • Corporate Welfare
    • Disciplinary Management
    • Payroll - Workforce & Labour Cost Planning
  • Responsible in collaboration with the Communication department for the Industrial and Trade Union Relations.
  • Management of both expatriates or inpatriate employees for Energean Italy. 
  • Lead and support the organisation of employee related company events in the Italian perimeter. 
  • Facility Management of the Italian offices, excluding the operational facilities and plants, by taking care of:
    • Workplaces 
    • General services to the business 
    • Car fleet handling 
    • Business travel
    • Administration of the secretariats pool


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 


  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Human Resources of related/equivalent fields.
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in HR with 5 years in managerial position within the function, preferably including energy and/or oil & gas sector experience.
  • People management experience.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of Italian labour law and procedures.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Fluent in Italian and English, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent interpersonal and technical support skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Strong knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Familiarity with human resource policies and procedures to ensure the HRIS meets organizational needs and goals.
  • Ability to manage complexity.



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This role is being handled by the Energean recruitment team and no agency contact is required.