The Lead Employee Relations Investigator will be required to plan, organize and conduct complex thorough investigations. He/she will be required to develop an investigative strategy, conduct interviews of subjects, witnesses, and other individuals during an investigation. The Lead Employee Relations Investigator will be required to prepare clear, concise, written investigative reports supported by investigative findings.
- Lead, plan and conduct thorough investigations
- Investigate and resolve all types of employment complaints, including violations of the company’s Code of Conduct, workplace violence, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour issues, time theft, interpersonal conflict, wrongful termination, etc.
- Gather, process and maintain evidence
- Ensure prompt, fair, and neutral (objective) investigatory process for all parties
- Partner with legal, I&C, physical security and counter intelligence to ensure legal and regulatory compliance while identifying solutions
- Operate consistent with Honeywell corporate investigation process and draft investigative reports (Business Conduct Incident Reporting (BCIRs))
- Make credibility assessments and thoroughly and accurately document interviews, summaries and recommendations in a timely, high-quality manner
- Recommend appropriate solutions
- Log investigative issues and track outcomes
- Analyze investigative data to identify risks and trends and produce strategic recommendations to the business to actively address any systemic issues or implement mitigation strategies
- Notify the I&C Council of allegations, when appropriate
- Monitor and assure close-out of all investigations and any corrective actions
- Drives consistency across investigations
- Partners with HR business partners, as needed
- Provide training and support to others regarding investigations
- Draft position statements in response to EEOC, state and local agency charges of discrimination
- Testify at arbitrations or other legal proceedings regarding investigations
- Resolve manager and employee issues by acting as a consultant/coach through providing mentorship on conflict and dispute resolution
- Other duties as assigned
- To be successful in this role, you will possess the following:
- Demonstrated tact and diplomacy
- Proven problem solving and decision-making skills
- Deep understanding in conducting internal investigations, interviewing witnesses and ability to discover and evaluate facts in a case
- Good judgment to analyze evidence and make recommendations
- Excellent oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills, including expertise in conflict management, investigation, negotiation and mediation
- Proven leadership in teaming
- Ability to partner well with stakeholders and influence others
- Highly organized and able to prioritize and plan resources accordingly in a dynamic, high pressured environment.
- A sense of urgency and drive for results coupled with ability to establish relationships and partner effectively with all levels of the organization.
- Excellent follow through and attention to detail
- Ability to handle highly confidential and sensitive information.
Qualification & Experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline such as Business Administration, Human Resources, Criminal Justice, Law
- Minimum of 7 years of experience in human resources, employee relations, corporate security, or internal affairs
- Minimum of 3 years of investigation experience
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Overland Park, KS, US
Application Deadline: N/A