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Employee Relations Associate Consultant

Major Duties

• Conducts investigations (under attorney-client privilege when necessary) into employment situations; provides guidance to business unit management and Human Resources (HR) on the investigative process. Consults with management, HR and Legal with respect to findings.

• Responsible for communicating to Employee Relations, EEO, HR Compliance and Employment Law departments the “learnings” from investigations in order to facilitate improvements in policies, practices and procedures.

• Researches Northern Trust and industry best practices, procedures and programs; helps facilitate change.

• Creates processes and solutions in partnership with HRBPs and other COEs, which support a positive employee experience through effective communications, policies and practices.

• Drives projects, delivers interventions and liaises with COEs to provide solutions in the areas of Policy Framework, Employee Grievances, Legal and Statutory Compliance across APAC region.

• Assists EEO Officer in ER recordkeeping. Provides status reports on pending cases to region ER Manager and HRM, as appropriate.

• Actively researches and keeps abreast of policy changes in the region so as to ensure Northern Trust’s continued compliance with regulatory and other policy requirements. Works with HR Compliance Officer monitor and measure compliance.

• Liaises with third parties, including representatives from Labor Commissions, other organizations and outside legal counsel to research labor compliance issues.

• Identifies specific business unit employee relations needs; acts as a liaison for ER to the business in order to assist in the smooth delivery of various employee relations initiatives.

• Works with the Liaison Officer in developing proactive strategies to create awareness and prevent discrimination and/or harassment of partners with disabilities.
• Assists in provision of facilities, amenities and reasonable/medical accommodations for partners.

• Coordinates the preparation and filing of statutory documents.

• Deliver/facilitate training and sessions on employment law awareness, disciplinary procedures, performance improvement plan, POSH, etc.

 

Experience & Qualifications

• Conducts investigations (under attorney-client privilege when necessary) into employment situations; provides guidance to business unit management and Human Resources (HR) on the investigative process. Consults with management, HR and Legal with respect to findings.

• Responsible for communicating to Employee Relations, EEO, HR Compliance and Employment Law departments the “learnings” from investigations in order to facilitate improvements in policies, practices and procedures.

• Researches Northern Trust and industry best practices, procedures and programs; helps facilitate change.

• Creates processes and solutions in partnership with HRBPs and other COEs, which support a positive employee experience through effective communications, policies and practices.

• Drives projects, delivers interventions and liaises with COEs to provide solutions in the areas of Policy Framework, Employee Grievances, Legal and Statutory Compliance across APAC region.

• Assists EEO Officer in ER recordkeeping. Provides status reports on pending cases to region ER Manager and HRM, as appropriate.

• Actively researches and keeps abreast of policy changes in the region so as to ensure Northern Trust’s continued compliance with regulatory and other policy requirements. Works with HR Compliance Officer monitor and measure compliance.

• Liaises with third parties, including representatives from Labor Commissions, other organizations and outside legal counsel to research labor compliance issues.

• Identifies specific business unit employee relations needs; acts as a liaison for ER to the business in order to assist in the smooth delivery of various employee relations initiatives.

• Works with the Liaison Officer in developing proactive strategies to create awareness and prevent discrimination and/or harassment of partners with disabilities.

• Assists in provision of facilities, amenities and reasonable/medical accommodations for partners.

• Coordinates the preparation and filing of statutory documents.

• Deliver/facilitate training and sessions on employment law awareness, disciplinary procedures, performance improvement plan, POSH, etc.

• Must have 24 months of experience in the current role.

 

 

Preferred Qualifications for ER Associate Consultant 

  • Strong interest in human resources, human/employment relations and HR policy.

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Ability to maintain strictest confidentiality

  • Ability to prioritize and multitask

  • Understanding  and support of diversity

  • Ability to be sensitive but objective and fair

  • Confidence in relating to partners at various levels

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Post graduate with 3-4 yrs of experience 


For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and 18,500 employees globally. We serve the world’s most-sophisticated clients – from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and families, to the most-successful hedge funds and corporate brands.

We burnished our reputation as a global leader delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions enabled by sophisticated, leading technology. And through it all, we continually laid a solid, forward-looking foundation on which future generations can continue growing and achieving greater.


For more than a century, Northern Trust has worked hard building our legacy of outstanding service, expertise and integrity. From a Chicago-based bank founded in 1889, we now have more than 20 international locations and 18,500 employees globally. We serve the world’s most-sophisticated clients – from sovereign wealth funds and the wealthiest individuals and families, to the most-successful hedge funds and corporate brands.

We burnished our reputation as a global leader delivering innovative investment management, asset and fund administration, fiduciary and banking solutions enabled by sophisticated, leading technology. And through it all, we continually laid a solid, forward-looking foundation on which future generations can continue growing and achieving greater.


As of March 31,2019, Northern Trust Corporation had:

$10.9 trillion in assets under custody/administration
$8.2 trillion in assets under custody
$1.2 trillion in assets under management
$122 billion in banking assets

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It is the policy and practice of Northern Trust to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. Northern Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or age.  All employment decisions will be made in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our obligations under the law and codes of practice. This includes human resources’ decisions relating to recruitment, terms and conditions of employment, transfers, promotions and access to learning and development.

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Northern Trust does not authorize external parties to conduct recruiting events or extend offers of employment on its behalf. It is also not our policy to charge or collect fees of any kind from educational institutions or from candidates for participation in a recruitment event, recruitment process, or to receive offers of employment.

Any person or organization dealing with unauthorized parties, is doing so at their own risk. Northern Trust is not responsible for any losses (monetary or otherwise) that are incurred as a consequence. Northern Trust will also not have any obligation to provide employment to anyone who has been issued a fraudulent offer letter, or to offer any other recourse whatsoever. In order to verify the authenticity of any Northern Trust recruitment event, recruitment process or offer letter you can write to us at talent_acquisition_singapore@ntrs.com.

 

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statements
  • APAC EEO Statement
    • APAC EEO STATEMENT

      It is the policy and practice of Northern Trust to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. Northern Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or age. All employment decisions will be made in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our obligations under the law and codes of practice. This includes human resources’ decisions relating to recruitment, terms and conditions of employment, transfers, promotions and access to learning and development.

  • Canada EEO Statement
    • Canada EEO STATEMENT

      Northern Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Hiring and other employment decisions at Northern Trust are made without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, ancestry, national origin, ethnic origin, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, sexual orientation, record of offences, marital status, family status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, provincial, or local law, regulation, or ordinance.

  • EMEA EEO Statement
    • EMEA EEO STATEMENT

      It is the policy and practice of Northern Trust to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. Northern Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or age. All employment decisions will be made in a non-discriminatory manner in accordance with our obligations under the law and codes of practice. This includes human resources’ decisions relating to recruitment, terms and conditions of employment, transfers, promotions and access to learning and development.

  • USA EEO Statement
    • USA EEO STATEMENT

      It is the policy of The Northern Trust Company to afford equal opportunity in all phases of employment without regard to an individual's age, race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic tests and information, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EEO poster (U.S.)EEO is Law Poster Supplement