Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated
PLEASE NOTE: This position is open to all US locations, preferably Chicago.
REPORTS TO: Employee Relations Manager
The Employee Relations Senior Specialist is responsible for addressing moderate/high complexity employee relations matters, performance management issues, policy violations and interpretation, and investigating and resolving employee complaints and/or conflicts.
Partner with Business Partners in investigations and fact finding on Employee Relations issues
Resolve complex problems by applying relevant policies, past practices and/or best practices to reach a conclusion, including escalation to an ER Manager as needed
Provide consultation, guidance and coaching to leaders and HR Business Partners to address employee behavior and performance concerns, and provide guidance and assist with the development and delivery of appropriate feedback or corrective/disciplinary actions.
Provide consultation with respect to reasonable accommodations, termination requests, reduction in force and other related areas.
Maintain required documentation within JLL's case management system including intake and investigation notes, supporting documents and final reports and/or evidence of action taken.
Monitor disciplinary practices and performance management practices
Develop and deliver training programs as needed. Including training for HRBPs.
Provide training to HR Business Partners as needed to ensure quality investigations are being conducted and consistent and fair application and interpretation of policies and practices.
Partner with Labor Relations team in maintaining and executing Risk Assessment and Mitigation strategy.
Partner with Legal department as needed to ensure JLL policies and practices are in compliance with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Advanced knowledge of employment, wage and hour, FMLA, and EEO laws and regulations
Demonstrated computer skills including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Excellent written and verbal communications and administrative skills, with high attention to detail
Results focused with the ability to develop relationships in a decentralized/remote organization
Effective in exercising good judgment, articulating reasoned rationale for ER recommendations to persuade business partners
Excellent problem solving capabilities and responsive to employee concerns and conflicting stakeholders needs
Ability to recommend and/or apply appropriate action based on policy/procedure and/or business practice
History of well-developed integrity and ethical behavior
Ability to maintain neutrality and calm demeanor in tense / conflict-ridden situations
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Industrial or Labor Relations or other related field
Minimum of 5 years of Human Resource experience3 years of employee or labor relations experience, preferred
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JLL Is an Equal Opportunity Employer
JLL is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce. JLL strongly believes in equal opportunity extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination without regard to race, color, religion, belief, creed, age, sex, pregnancy or maternity (including childbirth and related conditions), family responsibility (e.g. child care, elder care), nationality, ethnic or national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, civil partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, veteran’s status, genetic information, trade union membership, social position, political view or status as a qualified individual with a disability, protected leave status or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law. The company also endeavors to make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business and ensures that employment decisions are based only on valid job requirements.
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Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated
Website : http://www.jll.com/
JLL is a financial and professional services firm specializing in commercial real estate services and investment management. We create value for companies and institutions that invest in and use real estate. Our 48,000 people work across 1,000 locations in 70 countries to serve the global, regional and local needs of corporates, investors and developers. Our integrated services offering is grounded in expertise in all property types, a deep understanding of real estate markets and capital markets, and is coordinated and consistent across geographies.