Employee Relations Specialist – APAC & South Asia

Bechtel Corporation

  • Delhi, India
Employee Relations Specialist – APAC & South Asia
Job Posted : Nov 11th, 2021

Job Description

Bechtel is seeking a Regional Employee Relations (ER) Specialist who will report to the Regional HR Manager – APAC & South Asia. The position is responsible for managing the regional ER service-delivery model and will undertake workplace investigations, performance management, mediation, and employee relations consulting within the region, in line with the corporate ER policy guidelines and country legislative requirements.

Job Responsibilities:-

  • Deliver advice, guidance, and coaching on country-level employee relations work processes.
  • Manage Employee Relations within the region, including mediation, performance management and workplace investigations.
  • Coordinate disciplinary outcomes and/or corrective actions including coaching managers & supervisors in best practice delivery.
  • Deliver employee relations consulting across manager & employee concerns, grievances and disputes.
  • Provide counsel to projects on maintaining harmonious employee relations through clear and concise communication of employee relations programs.
  • Recommend and implement changes to ER policies, procedures and strategy through monitoring relevant legislative changes within the region.
  • Promote and support referrals to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
  • Facilitation of training programs for new or revised ER policies or programs and evaluate the effectiveness of implementation.
  • Manage regional support in relation to claims and legal matters pertaining to employee relations.
  • Advice on Adverse Action and Equal Employment Opportunity requirements, including affirmative action plans and involuntary/voluntary assessments within the region.
  • Deliver ER support to Project HR ensuring consistency and compliance of regional ER activities
  • Perform other duties as required by the Regional HR Manager – APAC & South Asia.

Basic Qualifications & Experience:-

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field, plus 6 years HR experience, OR in lieu of degree 12 years of experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in multiple HR disciples including policy development, employment compliance and employee relations.
  • Experience managing employee relations cases, including those escalated to external bodies.
  • Extensive knowledge of India employment legislation and compliance requirements.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting research, investigating alternatives and recommending solutions on areas affecting employee relations.
  • Previous experience working within a large matrix organization.
  • Ability to travel as required.

Additional Skills & Requirements:-

  • Knowledge of APAC and South Asia employment legislation and compliance requirements.
  • Strong delivery focus and proven ability to exercise a high degree of individual initiative and judgment.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, whilst managing changing priorities & deadlines with multiple stakeholders.
  • Detail-oriented, organized, flexible and able to work across multiple work fronts is essential.
  • Proven experience in conducting workplace investigations and preparing investigation reports.
  • Intermediate skill in MS office suite producing business-level reports, presentations and recommendations.


  • Delhi, India.

Company Overview:-

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.