JOHN ROBERT TRUMAN
SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
An accomplished International and Domestic HR Executive with broad-based business acumen and in-depth experience in strategic and tactical HR alignment
Experienced in all HR Generalist functions including talent acquisition, training and development, salary administration, benefits, organizational design and development, mergers and acquisitions
Demonstrated expertise in designing, leading and aligning HR initiatives with business strategies to optimize employee productivity and making a measurable and sustainable difference in business operations and profitability
Known for delivering results, building strong collaborative relationships with clients and internal customers, and gaining consensus on key business initiatives PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
JAMES & JORDAN, LLC - Houston, TX
Consultant, April 2015 – Present
Currently serving clients in advisory roles related to talent acquisition strategy, organizational development (review and recommendation); and HR Business Partner implementation initiatives. Industries supported include Oil & Gas, Healthcare and Manufacturing. EXTERRAN – Dallas, TX
Senior Manager, Regional Human Resources, April 2014 – January 2015 Exterran is an international oil field services and manufacturing organization. Reporting to the Regional Vice President of Operations my responsibilities encompassed the Western Region; comprising five regional offices and a staff of six. Key Accomplishments:
Facilitated integration activities for the Mid-Con acquisition, which included salary and benefits mapping; and integration of 90 employees in three separate regions.
Lead a new recruiting and retention initiative for senior field service technicians as well as implementation of succession planning.
Developed strategic planning program and the change management initiative to deliver results throughout the region.
WOOD GROUP / MUSTANG – Houston, TX
Senior Manager, Human Resources, August 2012 – March 2014 Responsible for the implementation of the HR transformation from a generalist role to a HR Business Partner model across the Mustang Organization. Significant involvement in organizational development and succession planning reporting directly to the Executive Vice President of Upstream Key Accomplishments:
Lead integration of employees for the Upstream Business Unit when Mustang acquired Alliance Engineering to include design of change management plan, salary and benefits mapping, position integration and systematic follow-up.
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Provided leadership development, direction and HR management to all Upstream management staff.
Worked with each Field HR Manager to implement the HR and human capital strategies in their respective business units.
TRANSWEST MONGOLIA, LLC – Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (Expatriate Status) Director, Human Resources and OHSE, June 2011 – June 2012 Contract position to lead the HR and OHSE organization for the Mongolian subsidiary of SMS Equipment, based out of Edmonton, Canada. Significant HR responsibilities include, but are not limited to, expatriate administration, nationalization initiatives, technical and vocational training, as well as policy and procedure development that corresponds with those of the Mongolian Government.
Successfully lead the change from a Canadian vocational training system to a competency based Australian Certification Training System.
Partnered with the Mongolian Government to align the country’s training system with the Cert IV Australian Certification Training System.
Established a local HR forum for in country HR executives to meet on a monthly basis. HUNT OIL Dallas, TX
Senior International Human Resource Manager, May 2006 – November 2010 Recruited to lead HR employment initiatives in support of $3.4 billion dollar LNG plant and pipeline project. Role expanded to provide HR leadership and strategic guidance to all International and Domestic Business Units. Customer support included day-to-day interface with executive leadership and local HR staff. HR management responsibilities included offices in Peru, Yemen, Oman, United Kingdom, Canada, Singapore, Mexico, Romania and Iraq. Key Accomplishments:
Implemented and lead the Nationalization employment program in Peru that resulted in 60% of positions staffed with Peruvian Nationals when the Melchorita plant started up in June 2010. This is an unprecedented milestone in that it resulted in significant cost savings to the project
(average Nationalization at plant startup in other regions worldwide is typically 20%).
Lead the design and development efforts for international remuneration – base salary, bonus programs, long-term compensation, health, welfare, retirement and fringe benefits, in close partnership with regional/local HR, and consultants. Efforts resulted in streamlined compensation across all countries with cost savings of 10%. This was accomplished by developing a worldwide salary banding over 150 disciplines and 12 differing nationalities.
Partnered with corporate HR to drive the development and implementation of integrated solutions that enabled performance and ensured operational excellence throughout the international regions.
Participated as the HR representative in all technical meetings and strategic offsite initiatives – domestic and international. Developed staffing and workforce plans for new ventures to attract, retain and motivate talent, particularly leaders, in an extremely competitive recruiting environment.
Introduced talent assessment and retention processes along with succession planning. Installed an online assessment performance management program embedded into the strategic plans.
Successfully implemented SAP for all employees in Peru accomplishing direct connection to Corporate HR for administration.
Facilitated collective bargaining and contractual agreements between unionized employees and Prime Contractor.
Implemented Emergency Response Contingency Planning protocol. John Robert Truman Phone: 214-***-**** ■ Page 3 EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS Austin, TX
GPHR (Global Professional in Human Resources), Pending Affiliations:
Penn State Business School Advisory Board – 2001
U.S. Consulate Warden, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Arabian Society of Human Resource Management (ASHRM)
Saudi Aramco Employees Association, Voting Member
Member, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)