ER Specialist

January 18, 2024
Application ends: April 30, 2024

Job Description

About the job

Requisition ID: 273834

  • Relocation Authorized: None
  • Telework Type: Part-Time Telework
  • Work Location: New Delhi

Company Overview

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world’s infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.

We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy, and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.

Bechtel India is a global operation that supports execution of projects and services around the world. Working seamlessly with business line home offices, project sites, customer organizations and suppliers, our teams have delivered more than 125 projects since our inception in 1994.

Our offices in Gurgaon, Vadodara and Chennai will grow significantly and sustainably with exciting career opportunities for both professionals and young graduates who are passionate about creating a cleaner, greener, and safer world; building transformational infrastructure; making decarbonization a reality; and protecting people and the environment.

Position Overview

Bechtel is seeking a Regional Employee Relations (ER) Specialist who will report to the Regional HR Manager – APAC & South Asia. The position is responsible for managing the regional ER service-delivery model and will undertake workplace investigations, performance management, mediation, and employee relations consulting within the region, in line with the corporate ER policy guidelines and country legislative requirements.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage Employee Relations within the region, including mediation, performance management and conducting workplace investigations with varying degrees of complexity.
  • Deliver advice, guidance, and coaching on country-level employee relations work processes.
  • Coordinate disciplinary outcomes and/or corrective actions including coaching managers & supervisors in best practice delivery.
  • Deliver employee relations consulting across manager & employee concerns, grievances and disputes.
  • Provide counsel to projects on maintaining harmonious employee relations through clear and concise communication of employee relations programs.
  • Recommend and implement changes to ER policies, procedures and strategy through monitoring relevant legislative changes within the region.
  • Promote and support referrals to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Facilitation of training programs for new or revised ER policies or programs and evaluate the effectiveness of implementation.
  • Manage regional support in relation to claims and legal matters pertaining to employee relations.
  • Advice on Adverse Action and Equal Employment Opportunity requirements, including affirmative action plans and involuntary/voluntary assessments within the region.
  • Deliver ER support to Project HR ensuring consistency and compliance of regional ER activities.
  • Perform other duties as required by the Regional HR Manager – APAC & South Asia.

Basic Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field, plus 6 years HR experience, OR in lieu of degree 12 years of experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in multiple HR disciples including policy development, employment compliance and employee relations.
  • Experience managing employee relations cases, including those escalated to external bodies.
  • Extensive knowledge of APAC & South Asia employment legislation and compliance requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting research, investigating alternatives and recommending solutions on areas affecting employee relations.
  • Previous experience working within a large matrix organization.
  • Ability to travel as required.

Additional Skills & Requirements

  • Proven experience in conducting workplace investigations and preparing investigation reports.
  • Strong delivery focus and proven ability to exercise a high degree of individual initiative and judgment.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, whilst managing changing priorities & deadlines with multiple stakeholders.
  • Detail-oriented, organized, flexible and able to work across multiple work fronts is essential.
  • Strong skills in MS office suite producing business-level reports, presentations, and recommendations.

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through five global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; Mining & Metals; and Manufacturing & Technology. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Bechtel employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or show proof of a negative test result prior to accessing Bechtel sites/facilities to the extent required by applicable law or by customer requirements.