Senior Advisor, Employee Relations in San Antonio, TX

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Becton, Dickinson and Company   •  

San Antonio, TX 78201

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 52 days ago

Job Description

The Senior Employee Relations Advisor is responsible for providing advice and counsel to managers and employees on a variety of employee relations and/or labor relations and management issues.



  • Works collaboratively with and provides day-to-day coaching and advice to Senior Business Unit, Functional or Regional leaders, managers and all other assigned employees in a large variety of employee relations issues, performance management, and policy interpretation.
  • Reviews and assists managers in drafting corrective action, performance improvement, and termination documentation.
  • Identifies and analyzes legal/compliance risks in employment situations
  • Partners with the Labor & Employment Legal team to review and make recommendations on complex issues, such as terminations, investigations, and medical issues/accommodations, to effectively manage company risk.
  • Stays current on employment law and employment law trends.
  • Conducts internal investigations of simple to moderate complexity, documents findings and makes recommendations to management as appropriate.
  • Collaborates with Global Learning team to develop and deploy manager effectiveness, HR compliance, and other employee relation-related training programs.
  • Provides support to managers and other HR functions throughout annual performance reviewprocess. This includes helping craft IIGs, development plans and quality written and verbal feedback.
  • Tracks and interprets trends in employee relations to proactively identify issues and develop training and other solutions.
  • Leads and/or participates in departmental projects/initiatives focused on continuous improvement.


  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with the ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to exercise sound judgment based on policies, procedures, practices, risk factors and precedent.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to inspire trust and confidence and effectively influence the decision-making process
  • Knowledge of employment law preferably
  • Experience supporting Sr. Business Unit, Function or Region leadership level client groups


  • Bachelor's degree required. Preferably in Management, Human Resources or Psychology
  • Minimum of 6 years of cumulative direct Employee Relations experience
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience managing a wide variety of complex, high risk and sensitive employment-related cases from intake to investigation to resolution
  • SPHR or PHR preferred.

Valid Through: 2019-10-23