Employee Relations/HR Specialist
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Human Resources
Specialty Benefits Specialist
Location 08016, Burlington, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/07/23
LOCATION 2006 Route 130 North Burlington NJ US 08016
Join Burlingtons Corporate Human Resources team as an Associate Relations Specialist!
The AR Specialist will partner with the management teams of assigned business divisions to assist in managing Associate Relations issues, Performance Management, process improvements, and support HR services and programs as appropriate. Works with business partners and leaders of assigned business divisions. Strive to improve engagement levels and coach to continuously improve talent.
The AR Specialist will provide advice and support to business partners, related to HR programs, HR operations; early career, internal staffing and recruitment; succession planning; compensation; benefits; training and development; diversity; total rewards; performance management; associate relations; organizational development and company sponsored programs
Key Responsibilities:

Positively communicate and demonstrate the companys Core Values by developing trust and respect among peers and staff, building strong teams and partnerships and driving results
Provide support around HR strategies that drive the vision, culture and business needs of the organization
In partnership with business leaders, execute all HR programs
Act as the interface between HR COEs to proactively support business objectives
Build trusting consultative relationships with employees and management
Manage all duties for the assigned areas including policies and procedures, performance management, terminations and benefits
Inspire, coach, and influence coaching in the moment culture to effectively improve the quality and frequency of developmental feedback
Administer and provide coaching to business leaders in managing engagement survey results and developing meaningful and effective action plans to improve engagement results
Coordinate performance management program by ensuring performance expectations and policy guidelines are being met and are conducted effectively and in a timely manner
Handle various employee relations issues, such as investigating employees complaints, resolving employee conflicts and advising appropriate action to management
Partner with internal and/or external legal counsel to prepare for and/or respond to any legal action or complaints filed by outside agencies; attend mediations, arbitrations, and other court proceedings as needed
Develop and maintain HR metrics
Leverage analysis of turnover to proactively identify issues within the business and develop plans to address and minimize controllable turnover.
Ensure effective on boarding of new associates to include partnership with business partners, with a focus on engagement with early career talent

Our ideal candidate will have:

1-3 years HR experience
Bachelors Degree
Must have working knowledge of HR functions and Business Partner relationships
Ability to positively influence teams, build relationships, and possess skills to flex style and interact with associates effectively
High level of integrity and the demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential information in a professional manner
Ability to coach, support, and develop others
Ability to prioritize challenging demands and manage time effectively in a fast paced environment
Knowledge of local, state and federal laws and regulations governing employment (EEO, wage and hour, employee benefits, leave policies and practices)
Ability to conduct investigations, train and develop staff and maintain documentation in an organized manner
Ability to provide and receive critical feedback for growth of associates and self
Must have strong communications, sound business judgment and the ability to achieve goals by leveraging HR knowledge
Comfort working with HRIS systems (i.e., Workday)
Ability to utilize tools and systems to leverage data
Must be proficient in MS Office applications, including Excel, Word, and Outlook

Come join our team. Youre going to like it here!
You will enjoy a competitive wage, flexible hours, and an associate discount. Burlingtons benefits package includes medical, dental and vision coverage including life and disability insurance. Full time associates are also eligible for paid time off, paid holidays and a 401(k) plan.
We are a rapidly growing brand, and provide a variety of training and development opportunities so our associates can grow with us. Our teams work hard and have fun together! Burlington associates make a difference in the lives of customers, colleagues, and the communities where we live and work every day. Burlington Stores, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.
Posting Number 2023-194884
Location US-NJ-Burlington
Address 2006 Route 130 North
Zip Code 08016
Workplace Type Hybrid
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Posted Date 3 days ago (1/3/2023 9:24 AM)
Career Site Category Corporate
Position Category Human Resources
Evergreen Yes