Reporting directly to the Chief Transformation and People Officer, the Senior, Employee Compliance will conduct high risk/profile, critical impact, numerous parties, or sensitive investigations and provide advice and direction regarding employee relations (ER) matters to leadership, managers, and employees across the organization.
The ideal candidate will also be responsible for partnering with Magic Leap’s legal team to ensure the Company's compliance with federal, state, and local labor & employment laws and adherence to Magic Leap’s policies is met consistently, objectively, and fairly. This role will partner closely with the HRBPs, DE&I, L&D, Employee Experience, Talent Acquisition, and the Legal team to meet these objectives.
- Define the process for data collection and evaluation for any Employee compliance cases, including capture form, the process for reporting, the process for investigation and/or escalation, and process for resolution.
- Provide expertise, consultation, guidance, and coaching to leadership, managers, and HRBPs to address employee behavior and performance concerns; provide guidance and assist with the development and delivery of appropriate feedback or corrective/disciplinary actions which align with Magic Leap’s approach, practices, and processes.
- Conduct HR investigations to include: gathering and analyzing facts, applying relevant laws, policies, and past practice to reach conclusions, and recommending management actions. Partners with Legal Counsel, Internal Audit, and other internal investigative bodies, as necessary.
- Partner with DE&I and Employee Experience to ensure compliance of Magic Leap’s employee advocacy strategy.
- Develop proactive strategies that mitigate risk and ensure compliance within the company.
- Partner with L&D to ensure compliance of training to improve overall people leadership skills.
- Partner with TA on background checks and employment verification process.
- Partner with internal and external legal counsel to ensure compliance of People related programs and investigations.
- Maintain required documentation, including intake and investigative notes, supporting documents, and final reports.
- Monitor Employee compliance trends, local and federal law changes, and rulings that potentially impact Magic Leap.
- Proactively implement solutions that cut across multiple disciplines, and ensure that Magic Leap is compliant and updated on all local employment laws.
- Participate in calibration dialog if needed to ensure consistency of practices.
- Create a dashboard and update systems as needed. Be the liaison for hotlines and systems implemented for employee reporting (e.g., Navex etc.)
- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
- Research and respond to employee relations matters.
- Guidance to leaders to appropriately resolve concerns.
- Employee advocacy, training, and communication.
- Influence business decisions to balance employee and business impact.
- Coach leadership on topics related to creating an optimal working relationship with employees.
- Assess working conditions, safety, employee experience, and leadership effectiveness.
- Conduct on-site responses to engagement and environmental concerns.
- Deliver site-specific action plans and follow-ups.
- Analyze employee data to identify areas of focus.
- Deliver standard and scheduled updates and report to senior Leadership.
- Demonstrated ability to navigate successfully within ambiguity, multiple priorities, and constantly changing scenarios. Experience working in a high-volume, fast-paced environment is a must.
- Ability to make decisions guided by policies, practices, procedures, and business plans.
- Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve the delivery of services.
- Works independently; receives minimal guidance on day-to-day work and deliverables.
- Requires a general understanding of international business and labor law.
- Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or a related field preferred.
- Master’s degree preferred.
- BS/BA degree required, with at least 12 years of relevant experience, focused on employee relations or employment law. A Master's or JD is strongly preferred.
- Mastery of employment law basics and performance management best practices.
- Demonstrated ability to translate data and predictive analytics into proactive actions for the organization to prevent or preempt unfavorable employee experience trends.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, including high EQ, great communication skills (written and oral), and the ability to build trust and influence at all levels of an organization.
- Experience diffusing tension and effectively mediating conflict.
- Presentation and training design and facilitation experience.
- Previous Tech/Startup experience is a plus.
- The position will require travel as needed.
- All your information will be kept confidential according to Equal Employment Opportunities guidelines.