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HR Graduate 2018

Location:  Fawley, HAM, GB
Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary


We are currently recruiting for a recent graduate to join our Human Resources Team at Fawley Refinery in late August 2018. ExxonMobil’s Fawley site is located on the south coast of England, on the edge of the New Forest National Park. The nearest city is Southampton.


Joining ExxonMobil as a Human Resources Graduate opens the door to a career of opportunity, with the world's largest publically traded oil and gas company. Starting your career at Fawley Refinery, you will have a real job from day 1 and will take on increasing levels of responsibility, supported and enabled by our excellent training opportunities, mentoring programme and your HR colleagues.


We offer graduates an excellent remuneration and benefits package, which includes our free onsite gym. We also provide support for professional development and accreditation with the CIPD. You will be one of a wider cohort of graduates and the social opportunities that offers helps to make Fawley an enjoyable place to commence your career working for ExxonMobil.

Job Role Responsibilities


ExxonMobil HR’s mission is to create competitive advantage by enabling our people to achieve their potential, and this is aligned with our objective to offer our employees rewarding and challenging long-term careers. Our HR team plays a crucial role in the development of strategies and people related initiatives across our employee development system, starting with recruitment and including policy, compensation, employee relations, organisational effectiveness, staffing and development and more.


Working as part of a global HR organisation, our UK based team focuses on strategic partnership with our business line customers, working closely with them to implement HR strategies, organisational changes, and ensuring a productive work environment. As an HR graduate at Fawley you will work within our Manufacturing HR team where you can expect to undertake projects of an analytical nature that will give you an insight into our business and HR challenges. By partnering with our HR Advisors on service delivery to our businesses at the refinery in your first role, we aim to equip you with the business knowledge and professional HR skills required to enable you to take on new roles in the future with increased responsibility and client interaction.
Your Development


ExxonMobil is committed to the continuous development of its employees, so what can you expect?

Graduates join our two year training programme, which will give you the foundations for a successful career with the Company.

  • Personal effectiveness and leadership skills training is delivered over six face-to-face courses and via our e-learning system learning resources, such as Harvard’s ManageMentor. The programme covers topics such  leadership, presentation skills, individual effectiveness, cultural awareness, to name a few.
  • Technical training is specific to your business line and the requirements of your role. In HR you can at least expect to attend training in employment law in your first role. We also support HR Graduates in pursuing professional development with the CIPD.
  • In addition, throughout your career the Company recognises training as a method to accomplish employee development.  ExxonMobil offers numerous learning opportunities including classroom and computer based training; on the job learning and performance feedback; coaching; skill reinforcement; and self-studies.


You will also be offered the opportunity to join our Mentoring Programme within HR, which will pair you with an experienced employee. The programme supports new employees in becoming familiar with the Company norms, values and culture to enable them to reach their potential and, as your career develops, the mentor programme will evolve to meet your continuing development needs.

Expected Level of Proficiency



To be eligible for this role, you must:


  • Be expecting a 2:1 Bachelors degree (or equivalent) and be graduating in 2018 or have already have graduated in the last 4 years
  • Have strong IT skills, specifically being a competent user of Microsoft Office – including Excel and Word.


Successful candidates should possess a broad range of personal effectiveness skills, including excellent analytical and interpersonal effectiveness skills. Candidates will be expected to have the ability to analyse situations / data to form positions on which they will advise colleagues and influence decisions.


Application Process Information


Applications are currently open. Candidates who meet the role requirements will be invited to complete an online assessment and, if passed, a competency based Skype interview. Successful candidates will then be invited to a face to face interview at Fawley Refinery which will be followed by an assessment centre for candidates successful at the face to face interview stage.

Closing date for applications is 16th March 2018.


Further information on ExxonMobil careers in the UK can be found in our Recruitment Brochure


Salary: £38,500 per annum + one off resettlement allowance £4,250


Additional benefits include: Excellent pension plan, share plan, private medical insurance, 25 days holiday per annum + public holidays.


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Conditions of Employment
Successful candidates will be made a conditional offer of employment. The conditions include, but are not limited to: a satisfactory criminal records disclosure; satisfactory employment references over five years (where applicable); verification of qualifications, including any professional accreditation stated in the application; completion of a pre-employment medical, including a test for illicit or unprescribed drugs in accordance with the Company's safety policies; and the legal right to work on the agreed commencement date.


Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

ExxonMobil and its United Kingdom subsidiary companies, Esso Petroleum Company, Limited, and ExxonMobil Chemical Limited, are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. All applicants are offered equal opportunity to demonstrate their abilities during our recruitment processes, therefore, please contact the Recruitment Team if you wish to discuss any particular requirements to enable you to complete our recruitment process.



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