Staff Relations Associate (JP4317)

Location: Thousand Oaks, Ca
Date Posted: 05-31-2018
Job Title:  Staff Relations Associate (JP4317)
Location: Thousand Oaks, Ca
Duration: 12 months with likely extension
Type: Contract
Business Unit: US Staff Relations
Rate: $22-25/Hour
3Key Consulting Inc. is recruiting for a Staff Relations Associate, for a global, CA-based, bio-pharmaceutical company.
Job Summary
The responsibilities of this Staff Relations Associate include the following:
  • Support projects and initiatives for Staff Relations. Types of projects may include: development of standard operating procedures; preparation of performance management tools and templates; creation of reference materials, checklists, and templates for standard employee relations practices and tasks; realignment of electronic document and file storage sites for HR cases; and maintenance of HR case tracking systems and associated metrics and reporting.
  • Project responsibilities include but are not limited to: creating and maintaining project plans and timelines, identifying and resolving issues, working with team members to focus the team on critical path activities, and developing and delivering status reports.
  • Additional responsibilities may include: doing intake meetings with staff and managers, drafting performance documentation, conducting internal investigations and preparing all required documentation, ensuring management tools are updated with current and accurate information, and developing and recommending solutions to a variety of staff relations issues including managing poor performance and conflict.
  • Maintain confidentiality and sensitivity to all issues
  • Taking on cases independently within Staff Relations

Basic Qualifications:
Masters’ degree OR
Bachelor’s degree & 2 years of directly related HR experience OR
Associates’ degree & 6 years of directly related HR experience OR
High school diploma / GED & 8 years of directly related HR experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated Staff Relations case work
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and fairly apply company policy and internal HR procedures
  • Ability to interact, influence, and build relationships with all levels
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Ability to understand, balance, and articulate both tactical and long-term planning issues
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize across multiple projects/tasks and handle diverse assignments simultaneously
  • Strong verbal and written communication combined with organizational skills and cross-cultural sensitivity
  • Ability to conduct research and present findings in an organized manner
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment and establish and maintain working relationships with a variety of individuals and groups
  • Computer user proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; E-mail (Microsoft Outlook preferred) and Internet
Top Must Have Skill Sets:
  1. This candidate MUST have excellent verbal and written and communication skills.
  2. Comfortable in a very fast paced environment a. Able to handle high volume and high stress effortlessly
  3. Collaborative
  4. Demonstrates Emotional Intelligence (very important for a Staff Relations role)
  5. Technology Savvy 6. Worked in an environment with different systems (case tracking system, HRIS system, etc...)
  6. Preferred candidate would be -Spanish speaking (bi-lingual) to help support the Puerto Rico operations
Employee Value Proposition:
This is a great opportunity for someone to work with a close knit, high performance, and talented team that receives a lot of visibility from Amgen.
Red Flags:
Not prepared for interview; late for interview; typos on resume and poor grammar; not confident in answers to interview questions.

Interview Process:  Phone followed by in-person.
3KC Talent Acquisition Team
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