AECOM Manager - Employee Relations in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151337BR

Position Title Manager - Employee Relations

Job Category Human Resources

Business Line Government

Country Kuwait

State/Province/Region KW - Al Jahrah

City Camp Arifjan

Why Choose AECOM? Imagine working for a truly global company whose 45,000 employees share a singular passion: to make the world a better place. We enjoy what we do at AECOM. We bring projects to life in the cities and communities in which we work, and we’re driven by a set of values and a common purpose — to create, enhance and sustain the world’s built, natural and social environments. Innovation is built into every project we manage and every community we serve. We’ll provide you support in an environment that allows you to grow and succeed. Come share your passion with us.

About the Business Line

Government Services

We have the international presence, personnel networks and procurement infrastructure to deliver support for any mission, anywhere. We optimize the reliability, availability and sustainability of equipment, logistics systems and facilities for clients around the world. AECOM Government Services supports the U.S. federal government with worldwide program management, planning, design, operations and maintenance, logistics, aviation services, security, international development, environmental and civil engineering and mission and intelligence support.

Job Summary

URS has an immediate opening for an Employee Relations Manager.

The successful candidate will ensure the implementation and integration of program wide Employee Relations initiatives, policies and processes. 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 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 required.

  • 5 years of Human Resources or Employee Relations experience required.

  • 2-3 years Supervisory experience required.

  • Successful completion of a 4 year degree can be substituted for 2 years of experience; 8 years of experience can be substituted for a bachelor's degree, if 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 & PowerPoint.

  • This position may require the ability to obtain and/or maintain a Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

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

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.