Employee Relations Support Specialist CEE


Place of work
Prague, Czechia
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

A Day in the Life

This role will provide project coordination support and partnership to a team that works directly with managers and employees to provide advice and coach both parties on employee relations issues and concerns, promoting a positive culture within the business, while minimizing risks and maintaining neutrality. The role will independently perform specialized function-related tasks and lead administrative and project coordination work (data & metrics, employee relations, escalation, restructuring etc).

This role requires skill, tact, discretion and judgment to accomplish objectives. This role will work closely with the ER Support (coordinators) and ER Partner teams, Employment Law/Legal, Compliance, broader Human Resources community, and other key stakeholders as applicable, to deliver a fair, consistent ER and/or compliance services.
• Provides team project coordination and support in effective case management of people related issues such as: ER concerns, disciplinaries, terminations, and investigations, as appropriate
• Applies extensive knowledge of and experience in company operations to assist in the development, implementation and administration of project processes and procedures. Identifies efficiencies and implementation of process improvements. Examples include termination and restructuring process, data entry & metrics, etc.
• Manages record keeping for various programs and processes (terminations, performance improvement, escalation and notification, etc). Errors are highly visible and would normally require significant expenditures (costs and time delays) to resolve. Ensures team understands their role in management of records, driving compliance and consistency.
• Responsible for execution of all voluntary and involuntary terminations. Provides managers the materials and tools to successfully exit terminating employees. Drives manager accountability through coaching and follow through of process and system navigation, ensuring timely completion and approval of all terminations. Expert on all parts of the termination process (ie: Workday transactions, Tress, Kronos, IT requirements, payroll and policies, and unemployment claims). Communicates with extended partners throughout the process.

• Executes back office and logistical planning and support for Organizational Restructuring and Reduction in Force activities. Member of the Data Management team ensuring flawless execution and reporting of personal/confidential information. Partners with the extended off boarding teams (IT, Security, TA, AskHR, Finance, Global Mobility, MEAP). Prepare employee packets, notification letters and Separation Agreement and Releases. Responsible for submitting requests to initiate Outplacement services and other adhoc requests as needed.
• Supports Exit Interview team by compiling and rolling up Exit Interview results to key stakeholders as part of their role on the Data & Metrics team.
• Answer employee questions on organizational policies and procedures; refer employees to appropriate resource as needed. May act as expert on key processes and programs.
• Develop working knowledge of HRIS: Workday, PeopleSoft, myMedtronic, Tress, Kronos, ServiceNow, Taleo and other applications.
• Schedules and coordinates various virtual, offsite and in person meetings in varying locations for HR team & targeted audiences of employees. Customize meeting materials & provide support to the team on all initiatives requiring logistical coordination (i.e. hotel, travel assistance, set up meeting invites, live meetings, reserve and set-up training room and equipment).
• Maintains strict confidentiality in managing highly confidential human resources information and exercise sound judgment in handling or working with confidential data and situations.

Employee perks, benefits

Careers that Change Lives

Are you HR person with a proven history of success? Do you enjoy a challenge?
If you like this, why not consider working for Medtronic as Employee Relations Support Specialist! We are currently looking for a Employee Relations Support Specialist to provide advice and support on employee relations issues and concerns within CEE region.

Medtronic is working to improve how healthcare addresses the needs of more people, in more ways and in more places around the world. As one company, we can accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. This is the ideal opportunity to join us, and be part of our commitment to the health of others.
For this role you need to be located in Prague , Czech Republic.

Information about the selection process

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Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Personality requirements and skills

Job requirements :
• Bachelor or Master degree
• Several years administrative/project coordinator experience, preferbale within similar role realted to employee relations issues.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office (MS Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook, etc)
• Basic knowledge of HR policies, practices and laws such as AA/EEO, Wage & Hour, Benefits, Immigration, etc.
• Basic knowledge of labour law in Czech Republic , addtional experinece within CEE regulations will be an asset
• Fluent knowledge of English


Brief description of the company

About Medtronic

Founded in 1949 as a medical repair company, we're now among the world's largest medical technology, services and solutions companies, employing more than 89,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in over 155 countries.

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.
We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.
We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team.

Whatever your specialty or ambitions, you can make a difference at Medtronic - both in the lives of others and your career. Join us in our commitment to take healthcare Further, Together.

Company address

- Bratislava
ID: 3791618  Posting date: 21.10.2019