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Senior Manager - Employee Relations

Ort Chennai, State of Tamil Nādu, Indien Anzeigen-ID R-200886 Veröffentlichungsdatum 19/06/2024

Job Title: Senior Manager - Employee Relations

Career Level - E

Introduction to Role:

Join AstraZeneca, where every employee makes a difference to patient lives every day. Our mission is ambitious, and it takes the skills of a collaborative team to deliver on what science can do and to always put patients first. If you’re swift to action, confident to lead, willing to collaborate, and curious about what science can do, then you’re our kind of person. We are on a transformation journey with the objective of delivering excellence in HR operations and business partnering. As this strategy continues to drive the effectiveness and performance of the business, best in class HR support and leadership becomes ever more important.


As a Senior Manager in Employee Relations, you will provide consulting and advisory support on Employee Relations (ER) policies, standards and disciplinary procedures to the business stakeholders, HR Business Partners and the HR team in alignment with the AZ Code of Ethics. You will contribute to the development and enhancement of ER/HR policies, standards, procedures and guidelines in accordance with company standards and ensuring relevance to local culture, labour laws, and practices. You will also manage ER metrics and highlight trends as appropriate.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Must have a thorough understanding of employee grievance resolution, investigative methods, organization HR policy and practices

  • - Must be thoroughly familiar with labour laws - central and state laws and practices and other additional elements pertaining to statutory compliance

  • Experience in formulating HR/ER policy standards and governance procedures is a key requirement.

  • Requires a thorough understanding of management standards and employment principles.

  • HR experience and expertise gained from working in an employee relations function or an HR department with a strong ER element to the role

  • Ability to carefully listen, probe and analyse data accompanied with sound judgement that meets organization and employee objectives

  • Ability to build relationships throughout the organisation to develop partnering with various parts of the organisation to help resolve complex employee enquiries/issues

  • Ability to assess risk (esp. legal exposure) in employee issues and gain appropriate support/action

  • Ability to manage and prioritize activities whilst maintaining attention to detail.

  • Ability to operate on highly confidential matters with clearly demonstrated balance and maturity

  • Ability to operate independently

  • Knowledge or exposure on Industrial Relations which includes Union management, Negotiations / collective bargaining, Labour litigation etc., shall be an added advantage.

Desirable Skills/Experience:

Not applicable for this role.

When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to inspire life-changing medicines. In-person working gives us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That’s why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office. But that doesn't mean we’re not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our unique and ambitious world.

Why AstraZeneca?

Join a talented global team that's powering AstraZeneca to better serve patients, every day. The fuel behind our evolving, rapidly growing enterprise, we're here to help unlock the power of what science can do and ultimately have a big impact on patients' lives. We are driven by learning. There's no room for egos here: we're an open-minded team, willing to share and willing to listen. We thrive on working seamlessly and inclusively across our different functions. It's the diversity of perspectives and opportunities that fuels our passion for lifelong learning.

Ready to make a difference? Apply today!

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