Principal, Employee Relations Job in Amazon at Portland, OR

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This Job listing For Year 2022 is about Amazon in Portland, OR

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rs. We are seeking an Employee Relations Principal to focus on the launch execution support of our operations in North America. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability i) to quickly assess data, workplaces, behaviors, and relationships to identify risks and gaps in the work environment; ii) to develop and execute sustainable, scalable initiatives, mechanisms, and programs that affect long-lasting changes at all levels; iii) to influence leaders to win alignment, support, and change agents; and iv) to lead and develop our team of employee relations professionals. The Principal will possess significant employee and labor relations expertise, excellent judgment, and highly-developed analytical and communication skills. The Principal will report directly to the global Employee Relations leader for Amazon last mile services.

Core Responsibilities

  • Risk Detection and Mitigation: Apply employee and labor relations expertise to successfully identify trends and challenges, predict and mitigate risk, and develop and execute solution-focused strategies and programs
  • Crisis Management: Work reactively on crisis-oriented partner issues under extreme time limitations while exercising excellent judgment and leadership
  • Project Management: Independently design, own, and lead successful large-scale, network-wide projects that improve frontline partner experience
  • Analyze and Interpret Data: Exercise analytical skills using data and anecdotes to develop persuasive narratives and recommendations; demonstrated ability to define and measure success of programs
  • Deliver Innovative Solutions: Challenge current practices, industry status quo, and generate creative mechanisms that bring about large-scale solutions
  • Communicate Effectively: Rapidly produce high-quality written communications that concisely analyze problems and move solutions from concept to execution
  • Lead Through Others: Build constructive relationships with critical stakeholders and peers to share information, influence change, and leverage resources to deliver results
  • Problem Solve: Work independently with minimal supervision, in ambiguous situations, and persevere over internal and external barriers to drive resolutions
  • Work at Scale: Design solutions for a single person, station, or situation then translate, design, and launch sustainable mechanisms for entire networks
  • Hire & Develop the Best: Lead the development and growth of our field employee relations team

Successful candidate should be able to travel up to 50% of the time

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 10+ years of labor and employee relations experience
  • Experience developing and leading teams

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree, JD, or other specialized training in labor/employee relations
  • Experience in distribution logistics, construction, and/or transportation industry
  • Previous experience managing operations
  • This role should be located near a major metropolitan airport, with field travel support as required

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

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The pay range for this position in Colorado is $110-155k per year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon’s internal or external careers site.

Company – Services LLC

Job ID: A1543808

Company: Amazon

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Director

Job Location: Portland, OR

Application Deadline: N/A

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