Sr. Human Resources Manager HR Consulting, Cloud +AI

Microsoft Corporation Redmond , WA 98053

Posted 1 month ago

Sr. Human Resources Manager HR Consulting

We are looking for a Senior HR manager who is passionate about influencing and impacting high growth and dynamic businesses through effective management (both proactive and reactive) of employee relations and related activities. This person will be a member of the team accountable for managing employee relations cases across organizations at Microsoft while analyzing trends and building linkages to management development, retention efforts, and HR business intelligence activity.

The Cloud + Artificial Intelligence (C+AI) group is leading the way to enable Microsoft's Cloud-First/Mobile-First strategy, and to transform both the industry and the future of enterprise computing. Our HR Consulting team provides world class HR service to the ~25,000 US managers and employees of C+AI.

The work of the successful candidate will include:

  • Partnering with managers and business leaders on issues including poor performance, policy violations, and investigations; managing cases from beginning to conclusion

  • Improving manager capability by providing coaching to managers and employees

  • Leveraging your insights to influence all levels of the organization and effectively handling complex employee situations that could have high organizational impact

  • Partnering across line HR to organize trainings for managers on preventing employee relations issues, effective management of performance cases, giving performance feedback, employee engagement and retention, compensation analytics, and other topics related to manager effectiveness

  • Utilizing consulting skills to effectively contract work with clients and line HR

Open to US based remote employees.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Qualifications should include 7-10 combined years of directly applicable HR and/or Employee Relations experience or an equivalent combination of advanced training and experience. Other skills include but are not limited to:

  • Ability to partner with HR and legal teams to effectively manage and all types of employee relations cases

  • Excellent coaching, facilitation, and conflict resolution skills, including stellar communication, collaboration, case handling and project management

  • Analytical skills with ability to use data to form hypothesizes, draw insights, form narratives, prioritize, and influence decisions.

  • Strong working knowledge of employment laws and regulations (ADA, EEO, FMLA) and the ability to appropriately spot employment risk issues.

  • Knowledge and experience with Performance & Development processes

  • Ability to recognize trends and identify systemic approaches to solving problems.

  • Business and people acumen, knowledge of consulting frameworks and models, and ability to influence employees and managers at all levels

  • Ability to use experience and judgment to make decisions that may be based on partial information.

  • Ability to be highly empathetic and comfort and experience dealing with ambiguity, change, and challenging problems

  • Strong diversity and inclusion acumen

Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of 7-10 years of experience in HR, with a focus on employee relations is critical.
  • BS/BA degree is required. MBA or MA in HR-related field, along with a PHR/SPHR certification, is preferred.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Employee Relations Case Management You will be responsible for effectively resolving a caseload of varying complexity in a professional and timely manner while ensuring that you are adhering to Microsoft's policies and guidelines and mitigating potential risks to the company. You will employ a variety of tactics and adapt to the various situations in each part of the organization.

  • Analysis and Recommendations By tracking cases and crossing this with other organizational data, you will be well positioned to analyze trends and identify issues in and across teams. You will work with line HR to address these issues and also use proactive measures to prevent future ones from occurring.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Business Excellence Data AI And IOT Customer Office And Field Community Business Manager

Microsoft Corporation

Posted 2 days ago

VIEW JOBS 12/4/2019 12:00:00 AM 2020-03-03T00:00 Microsoft aspires to help our customers achieve their own digital transformation, leveraging the power of the Microsoft cloud solutions and services, to support our mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As a global leader on the Data, AI and IOT (DAI) team, you'll be a critical and visible leader internally and externally and will have the opportunity to influence and work with many of the most senior leaders in the business. We're looking for an exceptional leader and cross-team collaborator to partner with DAI stakeholders, customers and partners to establish a DAI Customer Office and Field Community. Primarily centered on creating a 360 degree view of our customers, a strategy to capture DAI IP and wins, sharing insights and best practices from our field and corp teams broadly and to collaborate with multiple stakeholders across the company to develop, influence, land and iterate tools, insights, best practices and guidance on the DAI portofolio. This includes a strong interaction with field Sales teams across the world to understand their daily needs, find best practices, coach and enable them on updated guidance and bring that insight into the Corp team to ensure we're investing resources aligned with the our business priorities. * 5+ years of experience in developing corporate image strategies, along with sales or sales management experience is required. * Cross-Boundary Collaboration * Enabling Change * Optimizing Resources & Budgets * Strong project management and communication skills * Business background and marketing experience * Bachelor's degree (B.S. or B.A.) with emphasis in business management journalism, public relations, marketing, psychology or communications OR related experience is required * Knowledge of Microsoft products and the technology industry is strongly preferred * Current knowledge of digital communications techniques and social media engagement is preferred Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form. Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work. Data, AI and IOT (DAI) * Customer Office and Community strategy and execution framework * Fileld Sales Specialist and leadership community leadership * Customer and partner EBC and industry roundtables * Daily interaction across 20-30 tier 1 customer and partner engagements * Win wire and reference architecture IP capture strategy Microsoft Corporation Redmond WA

Sr. Human Resources Manager HR Consulting, Cloud +AI

Microsoft Corporation