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As Investigator Manager EMEA, People Relations, you will investigate and facilitate the resolution of employment-related claims in compliance with local laws and Company policy and initiatives; increase employee confidence by ensuring consistency and fairness in the interpretation and application of Company policy; by providing technical expertise to client groups, and maintaining a collaborative and productive relationship with HR, In-house legal Counsel and other WarnerMedia Group Business Units.
In collaboration with our Employment Counsel, leads or co-leads Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) investigations into complaints involving allegations of potential unlawful behaviour, such as harassment, bullying, discrimination and retaliation.
At the request of the Compliance Officer, assists with / or conducts investigations into complaints of potential violations of the Company's Standards of Business Conduct - such as conflict of interest, unethical business practices, improprieties, etc.
In connection with the internal investigation process, conducts (and takes notes of) the following in-depth meetings: claimant intakes, witness interviews, response meetings with alleged wrong-doers, where appropriate, conclusion meetings with the claimant, respondent, and other relevant parties.
Gathers, interprets, and analyzes data related but not limited to expense reports, time and attendance records, purchase orders, and other company financial / legal records.
Reviews emails and other pertinent documents submitted into evidence over the course of the investigation.
Composes correspondence and other highly confidential documents (including investigation reports, conclusion talking points, case summaries etc.
Presents oral and/or written comprehensive updates regarding findings and investigation status to HR Generalists, Employment Legal, and other Studio Partners (i.e, Labor Relations, Studio Protection Group, etc.)
At request of HR Generalist, present investigation findings to Business Unit Executives - Based on findings make recommendations with regard to disciplinary and grievance hearings and development opportunities.
Conducts Workplace Environment Assessments (WEAs) for departments experiencing low morale and/or undefined issues. WEAs include staff interviews and data analysis.
At the direction of the Employment Law Group, cooperates with outside counsel with regard to lawsuits.
Responsible for file maintenance in adherence with the company's Document Retention process
May be required to participate in depositions, employment tribunal hearings, court trials, and government agency hearings.
Key work relates to investigations in WarnerMedia EMEA region but may be required to assist in investigations involving other territories from time to time.
Relevant HR or HR Legal experience of running hands-on EEO Investigations and /or investigations experience in areas other than Human Resources/HR legal.
Demonstrable operative knowledge of Human Resources policies, practices, and procedures.
Operative knowledge of local laws governing employment issues.
Must be able to handle multiple investigations and projects simultaneously, with a sense of urgency.
Analytical, with the ability to research and present data and findings.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel including lawyers and business unit executives.
Skilled in diplomacy, assertiveness, and adaptability attributes in dealing with senior executives throughout the organization.
The Nice to Haves
Ability to conduct an investigation in another European language (French, Italian, German, or Spanish in particular) in addition to English, an added advantage.
Exclusive WarnerMedia events and advance screenings
Paid time off every year to volunteer for eligible employees
Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
Access to in-house learning and development resources
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