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Regional HR Business Partner

S&P Global, Inc. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Posted 2 months ago Permanent Competitive
Regional HR Business Partner
About the Role:

Grade Level (for internal use):
The Role : Regional HR Business Partner

The Team: You will join a best in class team of HR professionals, who work collegially and professionally across the EMEA region to collaborate and exchange domain knowledge and expertise in the field of Human Resources to provide the highest level of employee and business support.

The Impact: The EMEA Regional People team is a dynamic team responsible for the local implementation and operation of our global People programmes, practices and procedures with a focus on employee relations, performance management, retention, site management, and organisational development.

What's in it for you : You will be a key proponent of People policy and program development and execution; facilitate organisation and leadership development efforts, and provide local clients with HR consultancy and solutions across many areas including succession planning, change management, colleague engagement, compliance and more. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a solid foundation as an HR professional to move into an independent role within the Regional Partner function with room to grow.

  • Lead people initiatives in KSA and potentially supporting UAE. Partner closely with people leaders, colleagues, divisional People Partners, Regional Partners and site leaders in the region.
  • Play critical part in setting up and growing a local entity, guaranteeing an alignment with S&P values and culture.

  • Contribute to developing, socialising, and implementing enterprise-wide People programmes that meet current needs while also anticipating future business and talent trends.
  • Partner closely with other People teams such as divisional people partners, employee relations, talent, enablement, compensation, benefits, global mobility, immigration and legal solve complex employee issues and provide sound guidance to the business.
  • Advise people leaders on performance management, employee relations, appropriately evaluating risk and providing guidance/support in executing terminations.
  • Advise management regarding People policy and program matters, making or recommending appropriate decisions as consistent with strategic direction.
  • Provide regional guidance and perspective on promotions, salary and workforce planning; assist with execution of these activities.
  • Understand applicable local labor regulations and use as a basis in assessing risk/guidance. Stay abreast of new regulations to drive compliance requirements.
  • Champion and educate on new People programs and initiatives within remit including DEI, learning and development, engagement, rewards and talent.

What We're Looking For :
  • Minimum 5 years of increasingly responsible business partner experience including consulting with leadership in the development and execution of human resources strategies and practices including talent strategy, learning and development, performance management, employee relations and organizational effectiveness/team development.
  • Ability to build strong partnerships and exert influence at all levels within the organization through industry expertise and excellence in all aspects of communication and leadership
  • Skilled in navigating employee relations matters and experience in conducting workplace investigations
  • Experience supporting organizations with globally diverse cultures and geographically dispersed colleague bases
  • Strong proactive problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to remain agile and flexible in a matrixed People Partner model.
  • Proven experience as a successful coach to leaders and colleagues related to workplace challenges, change management efforts, managing poor performers etc.
  • Strong understanding of HR processes and ability to achieve impact and influence through quality information, access and awareness

About S&P Global Commodity Insights
At S&P Global Commodity Insights, our complete view of global energy and commodities markets enables our customers to make decisions with conviction and create long-term, sustainable value.

We're a trusted connector that brings together thought leaders, market participants, governments, and regulators to co-create solutions that lead to progress. Vital to navigating Energy Transition, S&P Global Commodity Insights' coverage includes oil and gas, power, chemicals, metals, agriculture and shipping.

S&P Global Commodity Insights is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI). S&P Global is the world's foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics and workflow solutions in the global capital, commodity and automotive markets. With every one of our offerings, we help many of the world's leading organizations navigate the economic landscape so they can plan for tomorrow, today.

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What's In It For You?

Our Purpose:

Progress is not a self-starter. It requires a catalyst to be set in motion. Information, imagination, people, technology-the right combination can unlock possibility and change the world.

Our world is in transition and getting more complex by the day. We push past expected observations and seek out new levels of understanding so that we can help companies, governments and individuals make an impact on tomorrow. At S&P Global we transform data into Essential Intelligence®, pinpointing risks and opening possibilities. We Accelerate Progress.

Our People:

We're more than 35,000 strong worldwide-so we're able to understand nuances while having a broad perspective. Our team is driven by curiosity and a shared belief that Essential Intelligence can help build a more prosperous future for us all.

From finding new ways to measure sustainability to analyzing energy transition across the supply chain to building workflow solutions that make it easy to tap into insight and apply it. We are changing the way people see things and empowering them to make an impact on the world we live in. We're committed to a more equitable future and to helping our customers find new, sustainable ways of doing business. We're constantly seeking new solutions that have progress in mind. Join us and help create the critical insights that truly make a difference.

Our Values:

Integrity, Discovery, Partnership

At S&P Global, we focus on Powering Global Markets. Throughout our history, the world's leading organizations have relied on us for the Essential Intelligence they need to make confident decisions about the road ahead. We start with a foundation of integrity in all we do, bring a spirit of discovery to our work, and collaborate in close partnership with each other and our customers to achieve shared goals.


We take care of you, so you can take care of business. We care about our people. That's why we provide everything you-and your career-need to thrive at S&P Global.

Our benefits include:
  • Health & Wellness: Health care coverage designed for the mind and body.
  • Flexible Downtime: Generous time off helps keep you energized for your time on.
  • Continuous Learning: Access a wealth of resources to grow your career and learn valuable new skills.
  • Invest in Your Future: Secure your financial future through competitive pay, retirement planning, a continuing education program with a company-matched student loan contribution, and financial wellness programs.
  • Family Friendly Perks: It's not just about you. S&P Global has perks for your partners and little ones, too, with some best-in class benefits for families.
  • Beyond the Basics: From retail discounts to referral incentive awards-small perks can make a big difference.

For more information on benefits by country visit:

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at S&P Global:
At S&P Global, we believe diversity fuels creative insights, equity unlocks opportunity, and inclusion drives growth and innovation - Powering Global Markets. Our commitment centers on our global workforce, ensuring that our people are empowered to bring their whole selves to work. It doesn't stop there, we strive to better reflect and serve the communities in which we live and work, and advocate for greater opportunity for all.

Equal Opportunity Employer

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.

US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster describes discrimination protections under federal law.

20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), HUMRES202.2 - Middle Professional Tier II (EEO Job Group)
Job ID  294377
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