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Employee Relations Manager

Employee Relations Manager

Job ID 
2018-1509
Job Locations 
US-MD-Rockville
Posted Date 
6/22/2018
Category 
Human Resources/Talent Acquisition

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About DrFirst

This is a great opportunity to be a part of a successful Healthcare IT company experiencing significant growth. We have a proven product, brand-name customers, significant revenue and growth, and are backed by leading investors. Here you'll get to work with some of the smartest and most interesting people around; solving unique and complex challenges in healthcare on a scale matched by few companies.

 

Over 170,000 healthcare professionals, 67,000 pharmacies and 60% of the healthcare IT vendors in the market depend on us every day to manage medication safety and efficiency, reduce clinical errors, and improve patient outcomes.

 

Our culture is entrepreneurial, team oriented, collaborative, and fast-paced. If you get excited about stretching yourself in new ways, developing yourself to your fullest potential, and care about working with smart colleagues; we want to talk to you!

Position Overview

The Employee Relations Manager (ERM) is a critical and integral part of the HR team.  In this client facing role, the ERM works closely with supervisors and managers to provide high-level HR guidance and leadership as it pertains to talent management and aligning with corporate objectives. Serving as a strategic advisor on personnel related issues, the ERM will have the opportunity to provide a personal touch in the evaluation of HR needs by building strong partnerships throughout the organization and ensuring the delivery of value-added service across the board.  

 

Who will love this job:

  • An Advisor – who will serve as a high-level HR guidance and a strategic advisor on personnel related issues by building strong partnerships throughout the organization.
    A Leader – who will work closely with supervisors and managers to leadership pertaining to talent management and aligning with corporate objectives. Someone who will provide a personal touch in the evaluation of HR needs and ensure the delivery of value-added service across the board.

What you will work on

What you'll do:

  • Cultivate strong relationships with department managers and supervisors to provide HR guidance and support around key initiatives such as corporate culture, compliance, talent management etc.
  • Develop, execute, and manage initiatives around: performance management, coaching, new hire on-boarding, and company policies and procedures
  • Act as an advisor in workforce planning and career planning
  • Identify, develop, execute, and manage programs around competency building through training programs across the organization
  • Focus on employee engagement to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention
  • Provide guidance regarding legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, consultants, and interns, reducing risks, and ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Ensure strategic direction to management related to internal and external recruitment, promotions and transfers
  • Provide HR guidance, interpretation, and direction to those in supervisory roles
  • Coach employees on employee relations matters including employee concerns, performance, performance improvement plans (PIP), training and development, advancement, etc.
  • Coach company leadership on employee relations matters including employee concerns, management of performance issues, recognition programs, and exit strategies
  • Direct and ensure oversight on-boarding programs, including post hire follow-up and integration within the organization
  • Measure employee morale and turnover, identify trends/issues and provide recommendations to leadership.
  • Identify process improvement possibilities and participate in improvement efforts, sharing best practices and ideas across practices.
  • Analyze employment practices (e.g., turnover, on boarding, engagement, etc.) prepare trend reports; analyze surveys and make development recommendations.

Qualifications

What you should have done / what you bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, or Organizational Psychology
  • Master’s Degree in HR *preferred
  • Five plus (5+) years of broad-based HR experience
  • Self-starter with a can-do, collaborative, team-oriented demeanor
  • Proficiency in standard office software, e.g. Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills; highly organized and able to work effectively on multiple projects/project types
  • Strong ability to frame issues and solutions quickly and concisely
  • Effective at building credibility quickly and maintaining relationships with clients, employees and HR partners.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of internal and external audiences
  • Solutions-oriented, taking initiative to formulate executable approaches to company challenges/opportunities and express recommendations cogently to management and colleagues
  • Demonstrated business acumen, ethical practice, and global and cultural awareness

Physical Requirements

  • 55% desk
  • 30% standing
  • 15% travel

Benefits

We offer comprehensive benefits to keep you healthy as you grow in your life and career. Your merit-based compensation will reflect the impact your work has on the company and our customers. 

 

Learn more about our benefits and professional development opportunities here.