Employee Relations Manager
Bechtel - Frederick, MD

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Requisition: 13252

Relocation Authorized: National - Family

Job Function: Human Resources

Organization: BSII

Work Location: Frederick, MD

Minimum Tenure: N/A

Closing Date: 01/31/2011

Openings: 1.0

Role Overview

As Employee Relations Manager will be responsible for:
Oversight and administration of Employee Relations programs within the organization.
Provide coaching and counseling to employees and managers on policy, conflict resolution, and progressive discipline.
Investigate and recommend resolution to employee complaints.
Oversight, administration and guidance relative to Leave of Absences and Family Medical Leave Act.
Administer Employee Dispute Resolution and Employee Assistance Program issues, questions, concerns within the organization.
Manage EEO/AA and Diversity activities including: responding to EEO charges and lawsuits, developing BSII annual AAPs, monitoring AA progress, and conducting Manager training.
Manage and respond to external agency audits.
Supervise the BSII Employee Service Awards coordinator, manage the Service Awards’ budget, and administer the BSII retirement letter process -- which includes reviewing and approving retirement letters for the BSII President’s review.
Manage Telecommuting,and annual Citizens Scholarship Programs (assess programs and recommend changes as needed).
Respond to unemployment claims for organization, as needed.
Maintain current Federal and State regulation notices for work locations.
Monitor legislative changes and rulings in the field of employment law and apply them in our work processes, as necessary.
Conduct adverse impact analysis and coordinate management actions, as appropriate.
Research, develop, and conduct internal training programs which address Employee Relations issues and employment law.
Supervise support staff.
Reports to BSII Learning and Development Manager.

Basic Qualifications

Must have the right to work and remain in the United States without sponsorship.

Grade 26: Bachelors Degree in Human Resources, Psychology, or Education, plus a minimum of 9 years of Human Resources experience including directly related employee relations experience. In lieu of a degree, minimum of 15 years of Human Resources experience including directly related employee relations experience. In addition, work experience must include a minimum of 5 years in the following areas: concern/complaint investigation, problem resolution, Affirmative Action plan development, participation in external and internal audits, hearings, and mediation or arbitration cases.

Grade 27: In addition to the above, a law degree is preferred and significant experience in employee relations program development, negotiations and investigative techniques, managing human resources programs, assessing effectiveness of existing programs, consulting with senior managers on areas needing improvement, and influencing change.

S alary and grade commensurate with education and experience.

Additional Information

Required Qualifications

Demonstrated ability to work independently and maintain a high level of confidentiality.

Ability to maintain positive working relationship with customers and co- workers spread over multiple states, and flexibility to travel as required.

Must have in-depth knowledge of employment laws (federal and state), such as EEO, ADA, FMLA, etc.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal) with ability to persuade and present information succinctly and with clarity.

Technically proficient in Microsoft suite of products.

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