MUFG Union Bank Senior Employee Relations Consultant, Vice President in Tempe, Arizona

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Job Summary:

The Senior Employee Relations Consultant provides ER Client Solutions to all levels of employees and managers in assigned geographic areas and/or business units, with an emphasis on analysis and resolution of complex ER issues, investigations, performance management and organization or job changes.

Key Competencies:

  • Demonstrate ability to operate independently with a broad perspective, strong interpersonal skills and good judgment.

  • Demonstrate ability to provide both verbal and written information clearly, succinctly and persuasively to all levels within the organization, including executive management

  • Demonstrate understanding of company’s vision and strategies

  • Assure alignment of business strategies/initiatives with company’s employee relations principles and practices

  • Possess excellent organizational skills in prioritizing heavy workload and managing multiple matters in a fast-paced environment with changing deadlines

  • Possess strong analytic skills; and a demonstrated ability to analyze, interpret information and identify trends.

  • Possess superior coaching, counseling, and conflict resolution skills • Influence outcomes through respectful advocacy and persuasion

  • Demonstrate ability to work within a team and collaborate effectively with other Human Resources functions

  • Demonstrate ability to develop and effectively recommend creative solutions to complex issues. Identify opportunities for change management, and conceptualize and take action to lead and implement relevant approaches

  • Demonstrate considerable ability to make presentations to small, medium and large group

Major Responsibilities:

  • Conduct timely, objective and thorough internal investigations involving coordination and collaboration with other internal stakeholders and prepare all required documentation

  • Assist in the development, implementation, interpretation and administration of employee relations policies and procedures to ensure compliance with employment law

  • Craft strategies for resolving employee issues and for minimizing the adverse impact of proposed business realignments

  • Ensure that all employee matters are handled with a consistent and disciplined approach that is aligned with Employee Relations vision and values

  • Maintain confidentiality and sensitivity to all issues

  • Possess strong knowledge and understanding of federal, state and local employment laws and regulations

  • Consult, coach and influence all levels of management, including executive management, regarding critical and complex employee relations decisions e.g., performance management harassment, business conduct, job eliminations, restructuring and HR policies, practices and procedures

  • Collaborate with respective HR Business Partners and managers in supporting the process and administration of organizational changes

  • Record and track ER data in the case management system in a thorough and timely manner.

  • Respond to and resolve all types of discrimination charges and complaints

  • Work with legal counsel on lawsuit discovery and litigation preparation

  • Participate in mergers and acquisitions activity, including workforce integration

  • Provide informal mentoring and development of other Employee Relations staff

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related combination of education and experience

  • Ten or more years employee relations experience

  • Large corporation HR/ER experience preferred

  • Knowledge of local, state and Federal employment laws and regulations

  • Project management experience involving concept development through implementation and measurement stages

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and HRIS systems

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

/The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and committed to leveraging the diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experience of our workforce to create opportunities for our colleagues and our business. We do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of any protected category./

Job: *Human Resources

Title: Senior Employee Relations Consultant, Vice President

Location: ARIZONA-Tempe

Requisition ID: 10010625-WD