US & PR Employee Relations Specialist

Bristol-Myers Squibb - Tampa, FL (30+ days ago)4.2


Partner with the Bristol-Myers Squibb U.S. Employee Relations Team to build strong relationships between People Leaders, Employees, HR Business Partners at all levels, HR Law and Office of Compliance and Ethics employees. Identify employee relations trends, recommend solutions and partner with all levels of HR management on execution. Partner with HR leaders to drive employee relations while maintaining a neutral position and consistent approach to BMS’s policies and procedures. Minimize risk, align work to meet business needs and improve employee morale and culture. Build manager skill sets, provide advice, coach HR Business Partners, employees and managers. Investigate and manage complex ER cases.

Detailed Position Responsibilities

Conduct investigations and cases of people-related issues such as: performance management, disciplinary issues, performance management, and other investigations as assigned
Provide counsel and facilitate prompt and effective resolution of workplace conflict to address issues for employees, managers, and leaders in a manner consistent with BMS policies, practices and legal considerations
Consult and coach managers and people leaders on employee relations issues spanning all levels within the organization
Provide advice and counsel on HR practices and policy
Partner with ER Managers in conducting investigations, research policies/practices, create and gather documentation, make recommendations and implement resolutions when applicable
Ensure compliance and consistency in the execution of Employee Relations cases
Participate in the identification of employee relations trends and partner with ER Manager on identifying solutions
Develop effective relationships with the business to promote good employee relations across the organization
Interact with HR Business Partners, and other HR functions, to ensure a high level of employee satisfaction & engagement
Maintain strict confidentiality throughout conversations and investigations. Manage highly confidential human resources information and exercise sound judgment in handling or working with confidential data and situations
Ensure that the Company operates within current and local employment law to maintain reputation as a good employer
Maintain strong business acumen while maintaining objectivity in work
Required to work with several different HR Business Partners and several different parts of BMS business units. Must be able to manage multiple projects and cases at any given time
May be required to work some off shift hours to support investigations at operations with multi-shift environments.
Some travel (approximately 10-15%) may be required. Will work with remote locations frequently via phone
Must be able to work with all levels of the organization including hourly and salaried workforce
Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree
5+ years of HR or Employee Relations experience with Bachelor’s
3+ years of HR or Employee Relations experience with advanced degree in law, human resources or employee/labor relations
Ideal Candidates Would Also Have

Experience in employee relations
Experience with employment law
Experience in ER procedures and processes
Experience in project management
Experience in program/process design
Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office (MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, etc.
Other qualifications

May be required to work some off shift hours to support investigations at operations with multi-shift environments
Some travel may be required. Will work with remote locations frequently via phone