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Boeing is currently seeking to recruit a Senior Labor Relations Advisor to be based in Europe.
This role offers a great mix of strategy and "hands on" work, for a passionate person who thrives in a fast-paced environment and who takes pride in their relationship building and facilitation skills.
This position can be based out of selected locations in France, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden or United Kingdom.
In this role your main accountabilities will include:
- Providing sound, pragmatic advice and guidance to the business on employee relations matters, including the interpretation and application of industrial instruments,
- Take carriage of and provide advice and guidance to the business on the management of disputes and workplace issues,
- Co-ordinate and assist in the planning, preparation and management of any collective contracts negotiations,
- Support management in their dealings with employee representative bodies,
- Lead and support business transformation/change projects,
- Liaison with internal legal counsel for the drafting of Employment/Industrial documentation,
- Drive, coordinate and administer the organisation’s consultative forums,
- Develop and facilitate training for first line Managers in conjunction with the broader human resources team,
To be successful in this role, you will demonstrate the following skills & experience:
- Tertiary qualifications in law, human resource management or a related field preferred.
- Proven experience in supporting and advising on organisational transformation and change programs,
- Minimum of 8 years’ experience in a similar Employee Relations role in a large, complex organisation,
- Strong working knowledge of relevant employment/industrial laws and experience with containment / positive employee relations
- Proven experience in understanding and interpreting Industrial Instruments and Collective Bargain Agreements (CBAs)
- Substantial experience in dealing with unions and employee representatives
- Ability to think strategically in the context of the whole enterprise
- Strong stakeholder management skills
This position is hybrid. This means that the selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at one of the listed location options. This is at the hiring team’s discretion and could potentially change in the future.
Employer will not sponsor applicants for employment visa status.
This position does not offer relocation. Candidates must live in the immediate area or relocate at their own expense.
This requisition is for a locally hired position in the Australia, Germany, Italy or United Kingdom. Candidates must have current legal authorization to work immediately in the respective country. Boeing will not attempt to obtain Immigration and labour sponsorship for any applicants. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S. based payroll.
- Eligibility – France, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Spain and Sweden: Applicants must currently hold right to work in the European Union.
- Eligibility – UK: Applicants must currently hold right to work in the United Kingdom.
We’re also committed to fostering an environment that’s welcoming, respectful and inclusive for every employee, with great opportunities for professional growth.
At the highest level, diversity and inclusion are part of Boeing's values. Having diverse employees, business partners and community relationships is vital to creating advanced aerospace and defense products and services for our diverse customers around the world. The company's commitment to diversity means providing a work environment for all employees that is welcoming, respectful and engaging, with opportunities for personal and professional development.
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We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not accept unlawful discrimination in our recruitment or employment practices on any grounds including but not limited to; race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military and veteran status, or other characteristics covered by applicable law.
We have teams in more than 65 countries, and each person plays a role in helping us become one of the world’s most innovative, diverse and inclusive companies. We are proud members of the Valuable 500 and welcome applications from candidates with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to share with our recruitment team any accommodations required during the recruitment process. Accommodations may include but are not limited to: conducting interviews in accessible locations that accommodate mobility needs, encouraging candidates to bring and use any existing assistive technology such as screen readers and offering flexible interview formats such as virtual or phone interviews.