Our Employee Relations (ER) Business Partners conduct workplace investigations and provide Employee Relations subject matter expertise across the company globally. ER Business Partners are instrumental in conducting investigations on highly sensitive and complex employee relations issues, advising on policy interpretation and application, and providing strategic guidance on complex employment matters where heightened risk and conflict are involved. We are looking for an Employee Relations Business Partner who can help us grow and scale our Global Employee Relations function. This role will report to the Senior ERBP Lead and will be US based but must be able to flex international time zones.

You will:

  • Conduct thorough investigations into allegations of company policy violations with varying levels of complexities across multiple jurisdictions. This includes conducting investigations across Block’s global offices in NAM, EMEA, APAC, and LATAM.
  • Adhere to investigative best practices and protocols around gathering and preserving information, documentation, and report writing.
  • Make appropriate remedial or disciplinary recommendations following an investigation.
  • Partner closely with Legal, HRBPs, other People Team partners, Insider Risk, Trust and Safety, and other cross functional partners to recommend and implement solutions.
  • Build, analyze, and maintain ER metrics and review them on a quarterly basis.
  • Create insights from data to diagnose, design, and revise People programs, policies, and practices to maintain a fair and respectful workplace.
  • Provide strategic guidance to HRBPs on a myriad of issues, including policy interpretation and disciplinary actions, high-risk performance management, and other complex and sensitive employment matters.
  • Support internal projects and initiatives as needed.

Qualifications

You have:

  • Minimum 4+ years experience as an employment or workplace investigations attorney or other in-house investigations role, or advising on complex employee relations issues, or equivalent experience as an employment attorney.
  • Experience with employment law principles and conducting/advising on investigations of highly sensitive and nuanced workplace issues.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong emotional intelligence, and ability to build trust, rapport, and influence with executives, senior leaders, members of management, and employees at all levels of the company.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills especially in complex, sensitive, and nuanced situations.
  • Consistently exhibits high levels of discretion, integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Data-driven mindset with an eye toward innovation.
  • Ability to navigate, adapt and pivot in a fast-paced and high performance work environment.

Additional Information

Even better:

  • JD degree.
  • Experience conducting investigations globally or global employment law experience.
  • Experience practicing employment law.

Block takes a market-based approach to pay, and pay may vary depending on your location. U.S locations are categorized into one of four zones based on a cost of labor index for that geographic area. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.

Zone A: USD $111,700 – USD $167,500
Zone B: USD $103,800 – USD $155,800
Zone C: USD $98,200 – USD $147,400
Zone D: USD $89,400 – USD $134,000

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