Microsoft is establishing an Employee Advocacy Team to guide the evolution of our employee relations and investigations model to align the lived experiences of our employees and our culture. This team will serve as a steward of Microsoft philosophy, policies, and practices in handling employee sensitive matters. This "center of excellence" team will work in close partnership with Legal and HR teams to build and operate an engagement model for employees involved in a sensitive matter. We are looking for a Senior Employee Relations Manager with deep experience influencing and impacting high growth and dynamic businesses through effective management (both proactive and reactive) of a wide range of employee relations issues. This person will be accountable for working with employees across organizations at Microsoft, building trusted relationships quickly, and leading with warmth, empathy, compassion, and creativity to think inside of and outside of the box to drive the right solutions.
The work of the successful candidate will include: Develop and implement various policies and programs including employee counseling and engagement, policy interpretation and sensitive work-related issues. Partner with Microsoft' legal department to effectively support investigative processes of employee complaints and resolve conflicts, compliance, and sensitive work-related issues Leverage insights to influence all levels of the organization and effectively handling complex employee situations that could have high organizational impact Coach and counsel managers and employees on issues related