Equinor Head of Organisational Strategy and Change in London, United Kingdom

Head of Organisational Strategy and Change


  • Job ID: 12992

  • Country: Great Britain

  • Location: London

  • Company: Equinor UK Limited

  • Contact Name: Equinor Recruitment Team

  • Workplace: Onshore

  • Discipline: People and Leadership

  • Education Preferred: Bachelor or Master's degree

  • Experience Preferred: Not Indicated

  • Closing Date: Jan 22019

Job Description

We're Equinor, an international energy company with a proud history. Formerly Statoil, we are 20,000 committed colleagues developing oil, gas, wind and solar energy in more than 30 countries worldwide. We're the largest operator in Norway, among the world's largest offshore operators, and a growing force in renewables. Driven by our Nordic urge to explore beyond the horizon, and our dedication to safety, equality and sustainability, we're building a global business on our values and the energy needs of the future.

If you want to make a difference, you should be working for Equinor.

Our task is to provide the energy the world needs, while supplying it in the most sustainable and responsible way. It’s not an easy job, but we believe that with the right people, passion and curiosity, it is possible.

We have a broad range of activities in the UK, including innovative offshore wind projects, upstream operations on the continental shelf and delivering reliable piped natural gas. For decades we’ve enabled Norway to transform North Sea resources into vital energy; now we aim to be a leading energy company in UK waters.

Job Description

We are hiring for an experienced HR professional who can drive change and improvement projects across our activities in the UK and provide dedicated support to one of our business areas, Global Strategy and Business Development (GSB).

Develop and manage a UK People Strategy / Roadmap, in support of an integrated and aligned Equinor UK agenda

Develop and maintain a country Strategic Workforce Plan, ensuring headcount control and targets

Develop and maintain a UK HR risk matrix including appropriate mitigating actions as needed

Drive and coordinate the UK HR Scorecard

Advisory and coordination of any UK organisational change/efficiency projects /activities, including people processes concurrent with any BD activity, as well as internal re-organisations; actively collaborate across organisation to share best practices

Drive the Diversity and Inclusion agenda across the country, in line with the UK PL strategy and in close collaboration with CPL

Drive utilisation of Lean practices and Digitalisation to continuously improve UK PL processes and ways of working

Coordinate the UK Global People Survey process

Be an active member of the global strategy & change network

Be a value adding discussion partner for the VP PL, and provide advisory support on both UK and GSB agendas


Extensive Human Resources and consulting or project management experience

Preferably CIPD qualified

Demonstrated ability to operate in a global and multi-cultural setting and teams

Relevant experience may compensate for formal qualifications

Personal Qualities

Ability and drive to deliver high quality results that add value and have a high impact towards defined business outcomes

Effective stakeholder management skills

Ability to effectively challenge at all levels within the organisation, negotiate and influence

Ability to build strong and trusting relationships

Excellent communication and collaboration skills

Strong networking capabilities

Results orientated and works well independently

Positive, curious and flexible in the way of working

Alignment to Equinor’s values and safety standard

We Offer

We offer competitive salaries, a general bonus scheme, good pension and insurance schemes and a comprehensive welfare package. Equinor wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.

General Information

Our values are to be courageous, open, collaborative and caring. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Equinor. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team. Candidates are expected to openly offer all relevant information about themselves during the recruitment process.

All permanent and temporary hires will be screened against relevant sanctions lists to ensure compliance with sanctions law and increase security.

This position is based in London working on local terms.