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Employee Relations Sr. Specialist (Senior ER Consultant)

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Job ID 166645 Date posted 11/23/2021 Location : North Kingstown, Rhode Island

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Job Purpose and Impact

The Employee Relations Senior Specialist will serve as a member of our human resource solutions team responsible for delivering employee relations services to the business. You will use employee relations knowledge to coordinate complex processes and deliver human resource services, which include conducting investigations, corrective actions, conflict resolution, leave management, industrial/labor relations, and monitoring compliance programs.

Key Accountabilities

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  • Serve as an employee relations specialist within our market Human Resources Solution team to provide relevant and effective consulting services.
  • Assist your assigned locations and businesses with employee relations services as requested or as need arises on urgency or as workflow dictates.
  • Conduct investigations concerning employee/management inquiries and employee suggestions and/or complaints.
  • Confer with employees and provide guidance and/or consultation making sure they are using the tools and resources available.
  • Work with legal resources and consultants to ensure employee relations activities adhere to company policy and legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Help prepare audits, reporting and compliance reviews pertaining to local regulations and programs.
  • Independently handle complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating only the most complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of four years of related work experience handling conflict resolution or employee relations investigations 
  • Ability to give consistent performance under various levels of demand

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working in a union environment
  • Experience in a shared services organization preferred
  • Ability to speak and write Spanish or Nepali
  • Certification in HR or SHRM Certification
  • Minimum of six years of related work experience
  • Emotional Intelligence 


Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

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