• Location:
    Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Area of Interest
    Human Resources
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id

Cisco's APJC Employee Relations is looking for an experienced, creative, and collaborative Employee Relations professional in Bangalore, India

What you'll do

  • You provide consultancy to HR and to the business on organization impact of people strategies - additionally you help business accelerate performance by advising them every step of the way on their employees' performance through practical workplace Employee relations solutions within overall company frameworks.
  • You are the advocate for the company and the employee, finely balancing business' needs/ employee issues with employment legal risks while upholding Cisco's people deal, policies and fairness.
  • You are comfortable working with ambiguity; innovate and accelerate to ensure fair resolution.
  • You collaborate and partner with HR to identify ER priorities and successfully lead implementation fo country led ER initiatives.
  • You co lead/partner on global and regional ER projects and programs
  • You contribute to improvements in employment policies and guidelines, and advise HR on implications of changing employment legislation and industry practice
  • You seek to reduce instances of ER cases through dedicated identification of issues and working to address those with ER initiatives and programs.
  • You participate in crafting and delivering longer-term strategic employee relations projects, as well as delivering operational excellence.

Who you'll work with

  • A small but mighty, skilled and cohesive SME team that handles Employee relations related issues and helps mitigate employment related risks for Cisco.
  • The ER team is spread across APJC and works with business, HR teams, Practices and other key partners such as global ER, employment legal counsel, Legal, Safety and Security teams.

What You Are

You have 10+ years of Employee Relations experience working in matrixed, complex, constantly changing and dynamic HR environment; advising and guiding business and HR on Employee relations matters.

  • You exhibit good practical understanding of local employment regulations or acumen to grasp such concepts to resolve employee relations issues and provide inventive and creative solutions .
  • You are thoughtful, have a high degree of emotional intelligence and help enable difficult conversations in a respectful manner while ensuring adherence to Cisco values
  • You focus on the bigger picture in order to deliver against Employee relations priorities with a positive, can-do and pragmatic approach to challenges and complexity.
  • You can handle multiple priorities at the same time.
  • You have good business acumen and are able to capably grasp and handle a variety of Employee relations issues.
  • You have excellent attention to detail and good follow through.
  • You exhibit a high degree of compassion equitable against the ability to provide direct feedback and have difficult conversations across all levels.

As part of this team, your success in the role will be defined by the measure of your:

  • Judgement and balance in arriving at decisions and solutions for Employee relations issues
  • Communication and Influence on key partners
  • Ability to establish trust and communicate effectively at all levels
  • Ability to construct logical, credible arguments that will persuade decision makers
  • Excellent relationship management skills in a matrixed and cross functional environment.