• HCM, Employee Relations Advisor, VP - Dallas

    Location(s) US-TX-Dallas
    Job ID
    2020-58915
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    General
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Human Capital Management
    Business Unit
    Employee Relations
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

    The Employee Relations team, which is part of the Human Capital Management division, is dedicated to advising and coaching managers and employees on all aspects of the employment relationship. The ER Advisor will work to protect and support the firm’s culture in accordance with firm policies, our business principles and applicable legal standards. The work is invariably of a sensitive nature and requires a unique combination of skills to deliver workable solutions to a diverse range of issues.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Job Summary & Responsibilities:

     

    OUR IMPACT

     

    Human Capital Management (HCM) recruits, develops and rewards the people of Goldman Sachs.  Our teams design and implement strategies, processes and technologies that help them advance professionally, drive productivity and help the firm and our clients achieve superior results.  We look for individuals with strong problem solving and analytical skills, innovative thinking and intellectual curiosity who want to make an impact on the success of the firm’s most valuable asset, its people.



    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

    • Provide advice to managers on a variety of topics, including performance improvement management, disciplinary actions, terminations and business restructurings
    • Investigate allegations of unfair or unlawful treatment and/or inappropriate behavior
    • Counsel individual employees regarding problems in the office and personal problems that may impact work
    • Oversee adherence to firm policies regarding, among others, use of firm resources including e-mail and Internet access, protection of confidential information, etc.
    • Execute terminations and the implementation of severance policy
    • Assist in formulating, interpreting and communicating policies that pertain to employee relations issues
    • Partner with HCM and firmwide stakeholders to drive HCM strategies on talent management, diversity and leadership development
    • Conduct training programs to educate managers and employees about firm policies regarding employee relations issues
    • Liaise with internal and external legal counsel as necessary to resolve employee issues
    • Work closely with Compliance on investigations into regulatory and policy issues and discipline

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

     

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

     

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • Proven ability to develop and build relationships at all levels,
    • Ability to manage complex issues and drive to resolution
    • Ability to deal with sensitive issues including investigations
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in teams (ability to both lead and do the work)
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Strong negotiation skills and conflict resolution skills
    • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
    • Well-developed organizational and administrative skills including attention to detail
    • Ability to think creatively and effectively, delivering commercially pragmatic solutions
    • Client-service orientation
    • Flexibility and ability to prioritize
    • Credibility to influence senior management
    • Strong project management and organizational skills
    • Results oriented

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Will have had exposure to employee relations issues in a fast-paced environment 
    • Law degree
    • Employment law practice experience preferred but not required

     

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

    We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

    We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html



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