Vice President, Employee Relations Advisor Vice President, Employee Relations Advisor …

in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
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Vice President, Employee Relations Advisor

About this role

Working in close partnership with HR Business Partners and reporting to the Regional ER Advisory Lead, you will:

  • Manage ER cases including disciplinary issues, interpersonal employee conflicts, performance management concerns, involuntary exits (including redundancies), sensitive and/or high risk leaves of absence, and other employee-related matters to successful resolution

  • Partner with HR Business Partners, Legal and Global Head of ER as necessary to keep all informed with progress of employee relations activities

  • Liaise with HR and ER Operations to ensure that all employee transactions are processed accurately and in a timely fashion

  • Interpret, communicate and maintain ER policies, processes and educational programs for HR partners, employees and managers as appropriate

  • Provide support and guidance to junior ER team members

  • Utilize the ER case management system to log and track case progress

  • Apply ER metrics to gather insights, determine trends and develop proactive strategies to remediate risk within the business

  • Interface with other Center of Excellence (COE) teams such as Talent Management, Total Rewards, Talent Acquisition and Analytics and Reporting, as appropriate

  • Assist in the design and delivery of training to managers, employees and HR professionals on relevant ER topics and recent employment law updates

  • Assist with project management of M&A activity or reorganization exercises as required, including any related redundancy exercises

  • Manage other ER-related projects as necessary


  • 8-10 years proven Employee Relations and/or HR Business Partner with heavy ER experience

  • Demonstrated expertise building consensus on a cross-functional basis

  • Experience working collaboratively with and influencing business managers

  • Sound knowledge of local, state and federal employment law and regulation and its pragmatic application including FMLA in multiple states, ADA, COBRA and Workers' Compensation

  • Familiarity and understanding of leaves of absence, short and long term disability

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Excellent consultative, coaching, counseling and conflict resolution skills; ability to influence and articulate a variety of issues to different audiences, tailoring messages accordingly

  • Analytical and creative; capable of flexing solutions to changing demands; anticipating the local, regional, global impact

  • Highly motivated to seek higher levels of performance in self and in others

  • Commitment to the highest standards of excellence and personal integrity

  • Able to independently juggle multiple projects and stakeholders simultaneously

  • Candidates will ideally have experience within the Financial Services sector, preferably from fund management or investment banking.

Our benefits

To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.

About BlackRock

At BlackRock, we are all connected by one mission: to help more and more people experience financial well-being. Our clients, and the people they serve, are saving for retirement, paying for their children's educations, buying homes and starting businesses. Their investments also help to strengthen the global economy: support businesses small and large; finance infrastructure projects that connect and power cities; and facilitate innovations that drive progress.

This mission would not be possible without our smartest investment - the one we make in our employees. It's why we're dedicated to creating an environment where our colleagues feel welcomed, valued and supported with networks, benefits and development opportunities to help them thrive.

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BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.

BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.
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