Employee Relations Manager

New Relic Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 4 months ago

New Relic

Employee Relations Manager

Atlanta, Georgia

Your Opportunity

We are searching for an Employee Relations Manager with a passion for working with diverse groups of people and a knack for solving problems.

In this role, you will provide a wide range of HR services but primarily will focus on the employee relations side of HR. You will have visibility into the full range of HR operations and will be hands-on in many of the business functions of a successful, growing, technology company. Most importantly, you will focus on providing a fair and consistent employee experience throughout our organization while balancing Relics' individual needs with New Relic's philosophy, principles, and available resources.

You will report to a business unit HR Business Partner (HRBP), and partner and work with teammates in remote locations

What You'll Do

  • Act as the initial point of contact for employee relations and escalate high risk and complex issues to the HRBP as necessary.

  • Address root causes of performance management in a consultative manner, educating employees and managers at each touch point and proactively identify solutions that align with New Relic's policy and culture.

  • Investigate complicated issues and navigate them efficiently to ensure that we are consistent and applying fair practices.

  • Guide managers in the consistent application of HR policies.

  • Provide day-to-day performance management guidance to management (coaching, counseling, career development, performance improvement plans, disciplinary actions, etc.)

  • Often play the role of coach, mediator, and connector between employees and management.

  • Assist HRBPs with planning and roll-out of HR programs and initiatives.

  • Support HRBPs and business leaders in the retention of key talent, and the development of leadership capabilities across the organization.

  • Build collaborative and trusted cross-functional relationships with key internal service functions, i.e. Finance, HR Operations, IT, Legal, Talent Acquisition.

Your Qualifications


  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field, or a combination of education and relevant experience

  • At least 5 years of progressively increasing experience in Employee Relations

  • In-depth knowledge and application of legal requirements related to day to day management of employees

  • High level of skill in handling sensitive and confidential situations/information with the demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality and remain calm under pressure

  • Effective collaboration and influencing skills, and proven ability to work well in a geographically dispersed, matrix environment

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with experience analyzing HR data related to key metrics and validation

  • Ability to multi-task is essential


  • PHR certification

  • Ability to navigate a fast-paced and ever-evolving work environment, with the accompanying evolving responsibilities

  • Demonstrated dedication to continuous improvement and operates with a learning mindset

Please note that visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Our Office

Our office is in the center of downtown Portland, situated in a thriving tech community in the Pacific Northwest. We enjoy easy commute access and a plethora of good eats and great coffee. We provide competitive compensation including equity and big-company benefits (medical, dental, etc.)all while maintaining the energy, agility and fun of a start-up.

About Us

New Relic provides the real-time insights that software-driven businesses need to innovate faster. Our cloud platform makes every aspect of modern software and infrastructure observable, so companies can find and fix problems faster, build high-performing DevOps teams, and speed up transformation projects. We're proudly trusted by more than 50% of the Fortune 100.

Founded in 2008, we're a global company focused on building a culture where all employees feel welcome, where people can bring their whole selves to work and feel supported and empowered to thrive. We're consistently recognized as a distinguished employer and are committed to building world-class products and an award-winning culture. For more information, visit newrelic.com.

Our Hiring Process

In compliance with applicable law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work and to complete employment eligibility verification. Note Our stewardship of the data of thousands of customers' means that a criminal background check is required to join New Relic.

We will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records based on individual circumstances and in accordance with applicable law including, but not limited to, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. New Relic does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes, and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with New Relic.

New Relic is most decidedly an equal opportunity employer. We eagerly seek applicants of diverse background and hire without regard to race, color, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical abilities (or disability), age, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Interested in the details of our privacy policy? Read more here: https://newrelic.com/termsandconditions/applicant-privacy-policy


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