Director Of Employee Relations

Akamai Technologies Inc Cambridge , MA 02138

Posted 4 weeks ago

Director of Employee Relations

Are you passionate about leading employee performance enhancement efforts?

Do you enjoy being a trusted partner to employees and stakeholders?

Join our Employee Relations Team

Our Employee Relations team collaborates closely with leadership, HR Business Partners, Legal and employees to advise on complex matters, including performance improvement and investigations. We endeavor to achieve a balance of employee advocacy and company stewardship. In realizing every employee's potential, we enable the company's success.

Be an employee relations champion across our business

As Director of Employee Relations, you will oversee the North America Employee Relations function, providing strategic oversight on our employee performance enhancement efforts. Working closely with regional HR leaders to refine our global employee relations framework, governance structure and success measurements to ensure we are aligned globally, while engaging locally.

As Director of Employee Relations, you will be responsible for:

  • Building the overarching global framework for employee relations function that encompasses governance, success measurements, process and controls

  • Working closely with our Legal team to respond to risks, including interpretation and application of employee regulations

  • Providing guidance and support on escalations received from your Employee Relations team and HR Business Partners

  • Measuring your team's impact through key success metrics and identifying and addressing emerging issues through trend analysis

  • Developing management's knowledge and proficiency around basic employee performance skills that enable performance improvement and conflict resolution

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • 12 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor's degree in business administration, human resources or another related field

  • Have extensive experience in employee relations, employment law/compliance, executive coaching and leadership development

  • Have experience managing a global employee relations function that includes governance, success measurements, process and protocols

  • Enjoy partnering with HR colleagues, Legal, Audit, Learning & Development to implement solutions and achieve business results

  • Demonstrate the skills to deliver guidance on sensitive cases through clear communication and collaboration with employees and management

  • Have a quantitative approach to evaluating progress and impact, as well as identifying opportunities for improvement

  • Have experience managing a self-sufficient team focused on unique and complicated challenges with significant visibility

Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone. We are happy to discuss flexible working options in this role, please discuss your requirements with the recruiter when you apply.

Working with us

At Akamai, we're curious, innovative, collaborative and tenacious. We celebrate diversity of thought and we hold an unwavering belief that we can make a meaningful difference. Our teams use their global perspectives to put customers at the forefront of everything they do, so if you are people-centric, you'll thrive here.

Working for you

At Akamai, we will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future. We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life:

  • Your health

  • Your finances

  • Your family

  • Your time at work

  • Your time pursuing other endeavors

Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.

About Us

Akamai is the Edge. Our globally distributed intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so our customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Akamai is a growing and evolving company. We're curious people. Optimistic. Intelligent. And highly skilled. We lead, we learn together and support each other, creating an atmosphere of digital collaboration and solutions that enables our customers to transform entertainment, business, and life in ways that we have yet to even imagine. We are Akamai. We are shaping digital life today.

Join us

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will challenge and inspire you! Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.

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Director Of Employee Relations

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