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Employee Relations Specialist

Company: Verisk
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

We help the world see new possibilities and inspire change for better tomorrows. Our analytic solutions bridge content, data, and analytics to help business, people, and society become stronger, more resilient, and sustainable.

Job Description

Join our talented Human Resources team.
Provide consultative leadership and own the resolution of employee relations issues, investigate and offer recommendations/solutions to employee complaints and concerns, analyzing data from various internal systems; composing investigation reports; proposing remedial action based on investigation findings and advise managers in: employee coaching, counseling, performance monitoring and evaluation, employment laws and company policies.
Analyze casework trends to produce strategic, proactive recommendations to HR and the business to proactively address and mitigate systemic issues
Independently manage assigned casework, bringing investigations to closure rapidly and definitively
Partner in analysis and revision of people programs, policies, and practices to sustain a productive work environment for Verisk Employees
Stay current in state/province, federal and local employment laws, ensuring the company, management and employees are in compliance
Assist in identifying deficiencies and training opportunities for managers, supervisors and employees in employee relations matters

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Human Resources or related field or equivalent working experience in a corporate environment. PHR/SPHR/GPHR or equivalent regional certificate a plus.
Minimum of 8 years of progressive human resources management experience with a minimum of 5 years of extensive employee relations experience
Strong working knowledge of Americas wide employment laws
Experience in developing human resources guidelines and procedures in a fast-paced ever-changing environment
Ability to interact with, maintain strong relationships and effectively influence multiple levels within an organization utilizing strong analytical and problem solving skills, business acumen and conflict management
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong familiarity with all HR disciplines, as well as staying current on best practices and HR trends.
Strong attention to detail and analytical problem solving skills
Able to independently manage projects
Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Word and Excel
Ability to travel to various sites domestic and international
Motivated, resourceful, high energy, career-minded driven individual with a polished can do attitude.
Able to manage multiple priorities in a high volume environment where priorities change often.


Additional Information

At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.

Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.

But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.

It's the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It's why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It's the aim of our "returnship" program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it's what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers' problems.

At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do.

At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career.---We have received the Great Place to Work - Certification for the fifth consecutive year. We've been recognized by Forbes as a World's Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce. Verisk's Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.

Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer.

All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.

Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

Consumer Privacy Notice

At Verisk, the health and safety of our people is our number one priority. Effective November 15, 2021, and subject to applicable law, all prospective hires for office based roles or roles that support any of our businesses' government contracts will be required to demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, or qualify for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement, as a condition of employment. Hired candidates who do not demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, and who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will no longer meet the requirements for employment and their offers of employment will be immediately rescinded, in accordance with applicable law.

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