10 days old
2018-08-072018-09-06

Territory Associate Relations Manager, The Home Depot

The Home Depot
Seattle, Washington
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time
POSITION PURPOSE
The Territory Associate Relations manager (TARM) is responsible for reducing internal and external risk through effective intervention, development and execution of associate relations policies and processes.  The TARM reports to the Division Director of Associate Relations.


MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
  • Provides direction to business unit leaders on risk factors in labor relations, employment trends and associate relations needs to ensure creation and maintenance of a positive associate relations environment
  • Provides guidance to business unit leaders on the interpretation and consistent application of Company policies, programs and initiatives 
  • Analyzes company data, to identify AR activity/trends in order to minimize internal and external risk 
  • Monitor and first responder to all labor relations activity in the territory with guidance and/or direction from the Store Support Center (SSC) - Labor Relations team
  • Provides direction to business unit leaders on procedures for handling potential unionizing efforts and NLRB actions and developing preventative strategies and education on union avoidance
  • Assess, intervene and develop action plans in at risk locations to ensure fair and consistent application of company policies. . Recommend – Assess, intervene and develop action plans in at risk locations to ensure fair and consistent application of company policies.
  • Provides support to SSC in response to and/or resolution of EEOC, DOL, and other labor and employment claims; as well as respond to workplace violence matters
  • Lead complex and high risk investigations that drive consistency, fairness and accountability at all levels.
  • First responder and resource to assist Medical Health Management, Legal, and Asset Protection on investigations and associate relations issues.
  • Conducts training for management on legal and AR/labor relations matters, develops customized training where appropriate in partnership with Learning Development.
  • Works with Associate Relations team and/or Legal to address any HR Compliance issues i.e. I-9 compliance, compensation reviews, and other compliance issues and third party site visits

NATURE AND SCOPE
Reports to Division Director of Associate Relations

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Environment: 
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Conditions could produce mild discomfort on occasion.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Must be eighteen years of age or older.
  • Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 6 years

Physical Requirements:
Frequent periods are spent standing or sitting in the same location with some opportunity to move about; occasionally there may be a need to stoop or lift light objects (typically less than 8 pounds).


Requirements

Additional Qualifications:

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and travel to business units as needed


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in law, employee relations, or human resources 
  • Multi-site (50-plus locations) and experience with 10,000 associates 
  • 8 years experience in employment law, employee relations or human resources is preferred 
  • PHR or SPHR or equivalent certification


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

  • Ensures Superior Service 
  • Analyzes the Business 
  • Ensures Process & Operational Consistency 
  • Builds Relationships 
  • Leverages Partnerships 
  • Demonstrates Seasoned Judgment 
  • Communicates Effectively 
  • Labor and Employment Law Expertise 
  • Labor Relations Expertise 
  • Consultative Skills

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