Amazon HR Partner, APACMEA/LATAM Corporate & Stores in Cairo, Egypt
At Amazon, our HR Regional Partners are known for their knowledge of HR policies, processes and tools. They act as the front-line consultants to the business supporting managers in creating a positive employee experience and offering the best HR advice on people matters. They operate independently and are seen as subject matter experts, having deep knowledge in local programs, processes, and policies. They offer strong, credible and compelling advice to business leaders on how to manage their team. They are committed to collaboration with multiple HR Business Partners and HR Centers of Excellence like Benefits, Compensation and Employee Relations who support our employees in across the region.
Key job responsibilities
Managers collaborate using different communication channels with the HR Regional Partners (HRP) to support sensitive and often complex employee issues including disciplinary, performance improvement and grievance processes. These channels can include 1:1s, multiple stakeholder meetings, as well as scalable learning formats to educate Managers on relevant people matters. The HRP acts as an influential partner in helping managers with talent and performance management processes, people development, HR policies and implementation of organizational changes. Thanks to their front-line visibility across businesses, HR Regional Partners are in a position to spot trends, identify emerging needs and address them in collaboration with the appropriate business and HR stakeholders.
Performance Management: Work with people managers through performance management cases. Analyze data and trends on Employee Relations and performance management, in order to provide input to the business strategy with the relevant HR Business Partner to prevent the recurrence of known issues.
Employee Relations: Support relevant ER processes, including disciplinary & performance improvement programs. Consult managers on people matters that require in depth knowledge of policies, procedures and local legislation, across multiple countries. Conduct investigations and manage ER cases, in coordination with the Employee Relations and with the Legal department. Support the leaver process and partner with the managers Review local policies and processes in order to ensure that they are fit for purpose.
People Development: Enable the success of new & experienced managers by leveraging, delivering and improving existing training content and collaborating with the central Talent Development teams to anticipate and address emerging needs. Support managers and employees in identifying training opportunities to further develop functional and managerial skills. Support people managers with career conversations, Development Plans/Career Growth Plans and other development initiatives.
Onboarding and HR Administration: Design, deliver and constantly improve onboarding programs in the country, in order to guarantee a positive Day 1 employee experience. Partner with HR Services (HRS) to ensure that people transactions are processed timely and processes are continuously reviewed, improved and streamlined. Act as the country leader on topics/requests that are site specific like policies, labor law changes impacting local HR processes, and compliance.
HR General: Act as stewards of the employee experience and Amazon’s culture. Act as subject matter expert for people tools, processes, programs or projects. Design and deliver Manager Education initiatives to further drive collective education and manager effectiveness. Analyze data and observations across the organization, highlighting trends and recommending/driving solutions, as appropriate.
Change Management: Manage employees’ programs and support managers and HR leaders to drive improvements in employee experience. Provide support to HR Business Partners and the business on change initiatives
We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:
Bachelor’s degree or higher, in Human Resources or related field 4-6 years of relevant Human Resources experience Strong business and HR acumen, including strong problem-solving skills, critical thinking and analysis. Strong communication skills; excellent speaking and writing English & Arabic skills, any additional languages a plus Drives recommendations and prioritization in collaboration with HR or business leaders to put decisions into a broader business context. Thrives in a high-pressure environment and able to manage multiple simultaneous priorities Possesses intellectual curiosity; brings insight into the team & business. Solid Labor Law knowledge of the region.
Experience working in a highly matrixed organization Project management and execution skills. Coaching and consulting skills
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