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Overview

Employee wellbeing is the foundation of a thriving company. Our Human Resources group fosters connections and support throughout each of our business units. They consult with employees at every level of the organization on compensation, benefits, recruiting, policy and more, and guide business partners through high-impact change management initiatives. Team members also negotiate labor contracts at some of the world’s largest manufacturing sites, and partner with leadership to support our culture of inclusion and diversity.

At ExxonMobil, we believe in personalized career growth — your first job role is just a starting point for your professional future. Review the featured job families below to see how you may chart your own career path.

Embedded

A world-class workplace requires in-depth expertise from those who know people best. Our Embedded group partners with technical experts to assess and anticipate future challenges. They provide unique insights and deliver solutions that build upon and improve how ExxonMobil employees work with each other.

Example roles: Advisor, Labor Relations Manager, Organizational Effectiveness Manager, Senior HR Manager, Supervisor

Learning

We believe a healthy workplace is one where you can learn something new every day. The Learning group develops learning processes and design standards for ExxonMobil employees all over the world. As stewards of our strategic learning programs, the Learning group sharpens the skills of our global workforce in support of our philosophy and principles. Additionally, this group works closely with the Embedded and Business Learning groups to support and influence corporate business strategies.

Example roles: Curriculum Advisor, Curriculum Manager, Domain Administrator, Learning Advisor, Learning Supervisor/Manager, Training Advisor

Process Delivery

Effortless customer experience. That’s what our Process Delivery group provides through the implementation and administration of standardized programs and policies. Change and communication stay top of mind and are managed proactively. This group also leverages technology and third party providers to drive process expertise and local content knowledge.

Example roles: Benefits Administration Advisor, Compensation Administration Advisor, Data Management Advisor, Talent Mobility Advisor, HR Services Advisor/Supervisor, Incentive Program Specialist, Learning Logistics Associate, Process Manager, Staffing and Data Administration Associate, Vendor Management Advisor

Program Design

Our global workforce never stops learning and growing. The Program Design group oversees and creates strategic programs, plans and guidelines to support our philosophy and principles. This group also offers advising and consulting, with a focus on management support. They work closely with the Embedded group to support and influence corporate business strategies.

Example roles: Benefits Design Manager, Career Community Senior Advisor, Compensation & Benefits Design Advisor, Competency Model Manager, Global Compensation Consulting Manager, Talent Mobility Advisor, Global Policy Advisor

Recruiting

Help build one of the most skilled workforces in the world. Our Recruiting group ensures we attract top talent in a competitive industry. They deliver relevant, impactful and innovative solutions that build inclusive and strategic partnerships. Additionally, they bring insightful perspectives, intelligent analytics and diversified experiences to drive integrated synergy across the globe.

Example roles: Recruiting Administrator, Recruiting Advisor, Recruiting Associate, Recruiting Manager/Supervisor

Staffing and development

We never stop looking for opportunities to enable people to do their best work. The Staffing & Development group identifies opportunities in workforce plans and processes to develop and improve organizational and staffing needs. They maintain a deep interest in all aspects of business to evaluate and influence workforce planning, succession planning and career planning decisions.

Example roles: Analytics Advisor, Executive Staffing and Development (S&D) Manager, Global Staffing and Development Manager, Technical Resource Advisor

Technology

Sharing and fostering institutional knowledge requires innovative solutions. Our Technology group designs and supports human resources technology deployed around the world. They also build new technologies that support our philosophies and commitment to safe, secure data management.

Example roles: Business Venture Manager, Data Management/Tech Supervisor, HR Technology Associate, Security & Controls (S&C) Advisor, Technology Advisor

Ideal for people who never stop learning, enjoy advising others, and thrive on the challenge of optimizing the workplace.

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Over the last 125 years ExxonMobil has evolved from a regional marketer of kerosene in the U.S. to the largest publicly traded petroleum and petrochemical enterprise in the world. Today we operate in most of the world's countries and are best-known by our familiar brand names: Exxon, Esso and Mobil. We make the products that drive modern transportation, power cities and provide petrochemical building blocks that lead to thousands of consumer goods.

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