Director, EE Relations & Human Capital Business Partners

Reporting to the Senior Director of Human Capital, the Director of Employee Relations and Business Partners will establish and refine employee relations strategy and drive HR initiatives to support business objectives.

The Director of Employee Relations will oversee the HR Business Partners and manage all aspects of Employee Relations, such as Employee Handbook, Investigations, Employee Complaints and Performance Management.

Additionally, the Director of Employee Relations will drive strategy to attract, develop, advance, and engage employees across the organization by providing comprehensive support in the areas of workforce planning, organizational effectiveness, talent management, training and development, and compensation.

Maintain in-depth knowledge of employment laws and ensures regulatory compliance.

Limit potential risk and exposure to the company by effectively partnering with PEO to manage and resolve basic and complex employee relations issues through conducting effective, thorough and objective investigations, as necessary.

Review and revise Employee Handbook; Develops new handbook policies.

Audit and refine existing HC processes and workflows.

Analyze employee relations data and prepare periodic reports.

Provide managerial training related to employment law, policies and procedures, mentors, and coaches’ managers.

Oversee background check process for new hires.

Oversee job descriptions and corresponding FLSA classification.

Review Personnel actions including annual and merit increases, promotions and transfers.

Serve as a resource and a subject matter expert for all HC compliance related activities; May present periodically to the Compliance committee.

Assist with development of HC initiatives to Corporate and Functional objectives.

Analyze trends and metrics in partnership with the HC team to develop solutions, programs and policies.

Conduct regular meetings with Business leaders to:
Identify and develop recommendations to personnel matters, such as turnover, exit interviews and employee morale.
Provide guidance and input on business unit restructuring.
Support and consult with business leaders to determine staffing needs, position selections, and corresponding compensation.

Partner with HC team and Business leaders to implement and maintain HC initiatives and programs, such as workforce planning, performance management, talent assessment, succession planning, employee engagement, and learning and development.

Create communications, training materials, and other change management mechanisms to educate internal and external stakeholders on new and revised policies, processes, and programs that comply with all legal requirements and consistent with regulatory laws and regulations.

May participate in other projects such as: benefit program review and design; compensation structure development; improvement of new employee orientation, etc.

Oversee any assigned staff. Responsibilities include recruiting, selecting, orienting and training employees; assigning workload; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; and coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees.

Bachelor’s degree (BA / BS) from four-year College or university; or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

10+ years Human Resource experience including 5 years of management experience.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Ability to write speeches and articles using original or innovative techniques or style. Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Bilingual Spanish / English a plus.

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

Knowledge of computer programs and general computer applications required.

Good analytical skills.

Maturity and confidentiality required.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Proven organizational skills.

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