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Advisor-Employee Relations

Des Moines, Iowa
Human Resources


Job Description

Requisition ID: 25892-339579
Job ID: 431123BR
Address Line 1: 5890 NE 22nd St
City: Des Moines
State: Iowa
Zip Code: 50313-2555
Position Status: Full-Time
Grade: 11

Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW:
Responsible for providing professional level Human Resources support and guidance with an emphasis on employee relations to employees and management within a specific geographical area

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITES:
1. Provide front line support and guidance to managers in the area of employee relations, ensuring decisions are made with consideration to fairness and precedent
2. Perform routine and complex investigations involving employees, supervisors and management in the areas of harassment, discrimination and other employee relations issues
3. Propose recommendations and disposition for investigations and ensure timely follow-up with impacted employees
4. Provide assistance in the form of advice and counsel to staff and management in the interpretation and application of policies and procedures, ensure compliance with company policies and procedures and applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations
5. Provide information to management regarding employment practices throughout the organization
6. Provide advice and counsel to managers on how to appropriately handle employee complaints
7. Respond to information requests, participate in company litigation at request of the Legal Department, prepare case histories and organize documentation
8. Partner with and build strong relationships with key partners at all levels across the organization
9. May counsel employees for career path, coordinate employee transfers and conduct exit interviews
10. Collect and analyze data, prepare reports and investigative summaries for review by HR management
11. Assist in gathering information responsive to Alert Line calls
12. Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures
13. Perform other duties as required

Disclaimer: This job description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
• Five (5) years’ experience with demonstrated proficiency in Human Resources related responsibilities
• Thorough understanding of employment and wage and hour laws
• Proven ability in problem-solving, analysis and independent judgment
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Excellent coaching, mentoring and facilitating skills
• Must be multi-tasked oriented and possess strong organizational skills
• Ability to handle and maintain confidential information
• Ability to work independently and function effectively in situations that may be potentially adversarial
• Ability to interact with and support employees and leadership across all organizational levels
• General familiarity with compensation and benefits preferred
• Computer literacy with the ability to use Microsoft Office Software, including but not limited to Work, Excel, Outlook and the internet
• Strong time management and organizational skills with an attention to detail

WORKING CONDITIONS:
• Extensive travel required
• Hours may vary due to operational need

Division Category: Human Resources
Company Name: FedEx Freight Inc.