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Employee Relations Partner



People & HR
Manila, Philippines · Manila, Philippines · Remote
Posted on Monday, July 8, 2024

Employee Relations Partner

People | Manila, Philippines | Remote, Remote | Full-Time

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We are looking for an outstanding Employee Relations Partner with a passion for delivering appropriate solutions for employees and leaders, while contributing to our team culture. You'll be joining the People Team at a very exciting time as we continue to grow and scale our business!

This ER Partner will be responsible for providing employee relations support for APAC, including resolving employee concerns and supporting people leaders in navigating complex employee issues. This is a phenomenal opportunity to work on novel issues in an exciting environment at a company that is in the midst of scaling.

You should thrive in a fast-paced environment and be comfortable with change and the ambiguity that sometimes comes with it. You are enthusiastic, flexible in your approach and open to learning. You have strong coaching muscles, while leading with empathy and balance.

In this role you'll get to:

  • partner with HRBPs and other cross-functional departments on investigations and recommendations on next steps and/or disciplinary action

  • investigate and resolve high-risk concerns and employee grievances, including claims of harassment, discrimination, retaliation, or other violations of company policy,

  • work with, mentor, and train managers to appropriately address and manage complicated performance management scenarios

  • come in as a subject matter specialist on employment law and Atlassian policies, procedures, practices, and partners to resolve issues as needed

  • use data to identify employee relations trends and dedicatedly provide preventative trainings, systems processes

On your first day, we will expect you to have:

  • have extensive Employee Relations experience in a fast-growing company.

  • demonstrate extensive knowledge in ER practices and processes, including investigations and performance management.

  • expertise in Australian employment law, policies, procedures, and regulatory compliance.

  • experience advising on a wide range of employee populations, including educating business leaders on appropriate performance management practices and fundamental employment law concepts.

  • strong skills in anticipating and identifying problems and use good judgement and fact-based analysis to develop effective and efficient solutions.

  • ability to listen and clearly articulate a point of view and recommendations both in speaking and writing

It's also great if you:

  • are from a tech or startup organization

  • have a background in human resources

  • are familiar with employment laws

  • have an understanding of employment law and practices in other APAC locations outside of Australia.

Atlassian offers a variety of perks and benefits to support you, your family and to help you engage with your local community. Our offerings include health coverage, paid volunteer days, wellness resources, and so much more. Visit to learn more.

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At Atlassian, we're motivated by a common goal: to unleash the potential of every team. Our software products help teams all over the planet and our solutions are designed for all types of work. Team collaboration through our tools makes what may be impossible alone, possible together.

We believe that the unique contributions of all Atlassians create our success. To ensure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience, we never discriminate based on race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

To provide you the best experience, we can support with accommodations or adjustments at any stage of the recruitment process. Simply inform our Recruitment team during your conversation with them.

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