Job Description

Sr. Employee Relations Specialist
3 Month Contract - Extension Possible
Redwood City, CA


Duties
We want a highly motivated HR professional to join an HR team to expand its Employee Relations (ER) Center of Excellence. The objective is very simple: engage employees to create a high-performing culture where all employees will grow and do the best work of their careers.

To be successful in this role, you need to be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and be comfortable with change and the ambiguity that sometimes comes with it. You need to be enthusiastic, flexible in your approach and open to learning.

Key Focus Areas
  • Ensure ER issues and concerns are handled fairly, consistently, transparently, in a timely fashion, and in line with company's Purpose and Values, policies, and appropriate local laws
  • Conduct investigations into ER issues and partner closely with Legal, HR Business Partners, and Business Leaders through the investigation process
  • Align HR Business Partners and Business Leaders on appropriate courses of action, matching investigation strategy to the complexity, risk, sensitivity, and confidentiality of the investigation. Work with HR Business Partners and Business Leaders to ensure optimal decisions and outcomes are made by through influencing, coaching, and by providing subject matter expertise that balance risk and business needs

Qualifications:
  • 7 years HR Business Partner with 5 years directly managing complex employee relations issues and investigations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Experience to work cross-functionally with employees, managers, and business leaders in a global matrixed organization to resolve issues and grievances
  • Proven ability to coach, advise and partner with stakeholders at varying levels of seniority
  • Must be able to work under pressure and deal with complex issues, while maintaining composure
  • Experienced decision maker who uses good reasoning and sound judgment required
  • Ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality is required
  • Demonstrated ability to collect, analyze, interpret and make recommendations on ER related data

Education
Bachelor's degree in related field

Application Instructions

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