HR Specialist

Draper, Utah | Freelance | Job ID #57449 |
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Onward Search is seeking an experienced HR professional to support our clients team dedicated to delivering end to end support to global workforce providing employees with a stellar HR experience and providing solutions to solve business needs. As an Employee Relations Consultant, you will provide guidance, support and recommendations for the resolution of critical and complex employee relations activities. You will provide consultation and coaching to internal based employees and managers in areas such as (but not limited to): complex performance management, compliance and investigations, conflict resolution, benefit policy, labor law legislation and sensitive exit and termination management. The Employee Relations Consultant will have proven experience closely collaborating with other People Partners such as People Business Partners (PBPs), eBay Employment Counsel, regional People Experience Consultants, People & Organizational Development and other COE's.

Day to Day:

  • Engage as a trusted adviser and subject matter expert to coach employees and managers on sensitive work-related issues related but not limited to conflict resolution; demonstrate a strong understanding of company policy, culture and values, and make recommendations to help resolve complex and unique employment related issues and support necessary course of action between managers and employees to drive positive outcomes
  • Partner with managers on complex performance matters and monitor progress; coach managers and employees through corrective action and disciplinary actions
  • Lead internal investigations in compliance and employee related matters, recommend solutions and assist with facilitation of resolution
  • In close partnership with People Business Partners, support managers and employees through departmental restructuring activities
  • Participate in broad range of projects across the People Experience team as well as recommend process improvement and policy development

Job Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of employment legislation, its interpretation and implementation, and of employment practices particularly in the area of performance management
  • Demonstrate effective influencing skills to provide resolution to complex and highly sensitive employee relations issues
  • Experience leading multiple, concurrent, high-priority employee relations activities with a focus on timely and consistent execution with the ability to deliver high level of performance and service excellence
  • Ability to anticipate potential issues and diagnose root cause through effective listening skills and inquiry
  • Ability to work independently and be part of a team environment while developing strong professional relationships with peers, managers, executives and cross-functional teams
  • Stellar documentation skills are required along with excellent verbal, written and presentation skills • Ability to use sound judgment to problem solve, make decisions and involve necessary individuals at the appropriate time
  • Demonstrated at recommending appropriate solutions to People partners and business leaders
  • Proficient at, and passionate about, coaching and developing manager capabilities
  • Strong analytical mindset and able troubleshooter adept at analyzing detailed information
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-cultural, global organization and to build strong trust-based relationships with remote client groups and colleagues
  • Operate as a strong self-starter with a high degree of autonomy
  • 5+ years of relevant experience working in an Employee Relations and/or HR Business Partner role

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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