Employee Relations Manager, AWS, AWS Employee Relations in Amazon Web Services (AWS) at London, England, United Kingdom

Website Amazon Web Services (AWS)

This listing is about Amazon Web Services AWS in London, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job

Job Summary


This position requires an individual who has significant employee relations experience, deep subject matter knowledge, and strong emotional intelligence, communication and interpersonal skills that enables the individual to work successfully on a broad spectrum of employee relations issues, projects and initiatives. The position supports Amazon Web Services (AWS) in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa region (EMEA) as we strive to become Earth’s Best Employer.

The central objective of Amazon’s Employee Relations team is to ensure our organization’s treatment of every employee is fair, respectful, and consistent with our core business values. To support that objective, this position’s responsibilities fall into proactive and reactive categories. The individual will work proactively to enhance the employee experience by identifying and addressing employee concerns early, de-escalating and resolving workplace issues before they reach a level of criticality requiring reactive efforts. The individual also will work as a project manager on proactive initiatives that improve employee relations and engagement within AWS. On a reactive basis, the individual will undertake a significant amount of work on critical employee relations issues that are highly sensitive and typically can only be successfully completed with limited time. These include conducting workplace investigations and advising on challenging employee situations. Balancing time between proactive efforts and urgent-response is a critical component for success in the position.

The Individual Will Also Work Proactively To

  • Partner with business leaders and HR teams to create and sustain positive employee relations programs and best practices
  • Work directly with AWS employees at all levels to identify, address and resolve concerns through mechanisms like listening sessions, focus groups, conflict resolution, and one-on-one coaching
  • Design and deliver positive employee relations trainings and communications
  • Conduct, analyze, and action plan from multiple levels of employee feedback and other data to drive and sustain positive employee relations
  • Analyze, diagnose, design, and revise people programs, policies, and practices to sustain positive employee relations

The position reports to the EMEA Principal of Employee Relations. The role can be based out of London, UK, or any AWS Corporate Hub within the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East, Africa) and is a full-time position that could require travel up to 30% of the time over the course of the year.

Basic Qualifications

  • significant years in employee relations, functional human resources or labor/employment law, with relevant years of experience in workplace/EEO investigations and/or labor/employment law
  • Bachelor’s degree; advanced degree, law degree, or other specialized training in labor/employee relations a significant plus
  • Experience working with and applying employment & labor laws throughout EMEA.
  • Experience coaching, consulting and advising employees and HR & business stakeholders
  • Experience managing conflict resolution in the workplace
  • Experience facilitating employee listening sessions/focus groups
  • Experience designing and delivering training programs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong ability to analyze data, develop and prepare standard and ad hoc reports, and present findings with conclusions, responses, and recommendations to HR and business leaders.
  • Sound judgment and decision-making, deploying emotional intelligence in every interaction with our employee base
  • Strong interpersonal and persuasion skills, enabling individual to establish partnerships and work collaboratively across management levels and personalities to influence senior leadership, stakeholders, peers and employees at all levels across a large, dispersed organization
  • Strong written communication skills and the ability to develop effective executive level messaging, reports and presentations
  • Proven problem solving and analytical skills in an ambiguous environment with the capacity to work autonomously to manage competing priorities simultaneously while driving projects to closure
  • Experience working with large amounts of quantitative and qualitative data to identify root causes, recognize patterns, and develop creative, innovative solutions for complex problems
  • Acts with sense of urgency, a bias for action, and with a desire to thrive in a dynamically growing environment
  • Highly motivated, confident, resilient, thoughtful, proactive and intellectually curious
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully navigate complex, international organizational structures
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with extreme discretion
  • Labor Relations knowledge and experience is a plus

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Company – AWS EMEA SARL (UK Branch)

Job ID: A1905420

Company: Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Vacancy Type:  

Job Location: London, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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