People Partner, Employee Relations and Investigations, Alphabet

Google - Mountain View, CA4.3

Full-timeEstimated: $70,000 - $99,000 a year
Minimum qualifications:
JD degree in employment law, or equivalent practical experience.
8 years of experience in an Employee Relations, Employment Legal or HR Generalist role.
Experience working with with employment law principles and conducting and advising on investigations.

Preferred qualifications:
JD degree in employment law, or equivalent practical experience.
Project Management experience.
Understanding and sensitivity to confidentiality.
Ability to listen, but also to persuasively convey opinions and recommendations.
Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to multitask.
Effective written and verbal communication skills, and demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to interact at all levels. Ability to be viewed as approachable and objective.
About the job
People Operations strives to revolutionize human resources the same way that Google has revolutionized search. We are helping to find, grow and keep the remarkable assemblage of talent who are our Googlers. You'll be an advocate of Google's culture and values, partnering with our business leaders to help them build their organizations and make sure all people decisions are based on data. Whether coaching our clients on how to lead their teams, navigating and resolving employee relations issues or managing programs that help develop our Googlers, you are exceptionally focused on putting them first, and being as clear and transparent as possible to help Googlers understand how people decisions get made.

As a People Partner for Employee Relations and Investigations, you'll work in conjunction with Partners, and the Google Employee Relations and Investigations teams to conduct quality investigations of people issues/grievances. You will also advise on a wide range of Employee Relations (ER) issues, including reorganizations and performance management for teams globally. Using your knowledge of applicable employment laws, you will advise on recommended protocol for investigations and develop a protocol for appropriate investigation documentation and recommendations for management. Working closely with Legal and Human Resources departments, you'll interpret policies and procedures and advise on fair and equitable employment practices.

Great just isn't good enough for our People Operations team (you probably know us better as "˜Human Resources"). Made up of equal parts HR professionals, former consultants and analysts, we're the advocates of Google's colorful culture. In People Ops, we "find them, grow them, and keep them" - we bring the world's most innovative people to Google and provide the programs that help them thrive. Whether recruiting the next great Googler, refining our core programs, developing talent or simply looking for ways to inject some more fun into the lives of our Googlers, we bring a data-driven approach that is reinventing the human resources field.

Partner with People Partners to ensure that the investigation/complaint process is handled in a fair, timely manner consistent with local requirements.
Provide management coordination and guidance for People Partners and managers on reorganizations. Provide advice and counsel to People Partners and managers on general employee relations challenges.
Be responsible for the preparation, tracking, and maintenance of critical ER documentation, such as investigations, reorganizations, recommendations, etc.
Work with Google Employment Legal and Ethics and Compliance teams to keep abreast of changes to employee policies and document templates.
At Google, we don’t just accept difference—we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google's EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.