AECOM Employee Relations Manager in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

Business Line Government

Position Title Employee Relations Manager

Kuwait - Al Jahrah

Camp Arifjan

Job Summary

URS/AECOM is seeking an Employee Relations Manager in Kuwait. The successful candidate will ensure the implementation and integration of program wide Employee Relations initiatives, policies and processes.

Essential Responsibilities Include:

  • Directs and leads day-to-day operations and ensures daily assignments are carried out in a responsive timely manner.

  • Contributes to the strategic development of the E.R. function by recommending and developing proactive, progressive, mission-focused E.R. strategies and training to meet current and future organizational goals toward mitigating employee turnover and improving morale.

  • Assists in developing and implementing standard operating procedures, work instructions, and training plans.

  • Conducts investigations into employee and government compliance complaints.

  • Writes clear, concise investigative summaries and recommendations per policy regarding disciplinary actions.

  • Acts as responsible party for historical review of employee files and E.R. records.

  • Provides relevant coaching, counseling and training for, Managers and Supervisors.

  • Identifies and implements continuous process improvements within the function.

  • Assists the HR Manager in overseeing the corrective action process, including modifications and changes to policies and procedures.

  • Ensures Employee Relations compliance with established URS/AECOM and US Government requirements.

  • Ensures timely response and resolution of employee and government compliance and complaints across the program.

  • Reviews recommendations for employee disciplinary layoffs or employment terminations.

  • Compiles and presents relevant data to the HR Manager.

  • Coordinates and directs the work plan for assigned staff and performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required.

  • 5 years of Human Resources Employee Relations experience required.

  • 2-3 years Supervisory experience required.

  • Must have strength in multi-tasking while practicing data integrity and document quality.

  • Must be able to influence without direct authority through building effective partnerships throughout the organization.

  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation at all times.

  • Must be able to work effectively with all levels of employees.

  • Must have a collaborative work style, fostering cooperation and teamwork.

  • Must be able to exercise discretion, good judgment, and solid decision making skills.

  • Must be able to handle confidential company and employee information with complete discretion.

  • Must have high level organizational and planning skills, so that workflow is managed efficiently and accurately.

  • Must have high level of proficiency in the use of MS Office with an emphasis in Excel and PowerPoint.

  • US Citizenship is required.

  • Must have ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the handling and investigation of both employee and government compliance complaints preferred.

  • Active DOD Security Clearance

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Human Resources

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country Kuwait

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 188649BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.