Employee Relations Advisor - Tenders Global

Employee Relations Advisor

World Resources Institute





Reporting to the Head of Employee Relations, you will be an integral member of the Employee Relations team and will help implementation of WRI’s new Safe, Equitable and Inclusive Workplace policy. You will have flexible work hours to serve an international employee population.

What you will do:

  • Promote treatment of employees in a fair, respectful, and consistent manner that works within the framework of WRI’s core organizational values
  • Promptly conduct impartial investigations in response to complaints and allegations of wrongdoing
  • Prepare written investigative reports
  • Work with the Head of Employee Relations to track and maintain the flow of investigations from intake to the final disposition phase
  • Implement the Resolution Team’s decisions, including conducting any necessary long-term follow-up
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of internal governance requirements, compliance and reporting responsibilities, and related legal benchmarks from federal and state law
  • Ensure records are maintained and all data stored in HR systems is accurate and meet record keeping requirements
  • Maintain confidentiality at all stages of the investigation and post-investigation
  • Foster effective relationships with team members and team leaders throughout the organization to promote positive employee relations and a high level of employee satisfaction and engagement
What you will need:
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, communications, sociology, psychology, business administration, public administration, or related field
  • You have minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in employee relations/complaint investigations (or related experience)
  • International non-profit experience preferred
  • Ability to conduct all aspects of complex workplace investigations
  • Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply the appropriate sections of country-specific employment laws, guidelines, regulations, and policies
  • Working knowledge of employment laws and regulations (e.g. DOL, EEOC, FMLA, ADA, etc.) required for those who are managing ER cases in the US
  • Strong skills in conducting investigatory interviews
  • Strong analytical skills to interpret and dissect complex issues
  • Strong written communication skills to write clear and logical reports, correspondence, and summaries
  • Strong oral communication skills to convey and explain information to all levels of employees and management
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to listen well, demonstrate sensitivity to all parties, and facilitate resolutions with a culturally diverse population
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
  • Proficiency in verbal and written English.




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