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Global Employee Relation Manager - EMEA based

Multiple Locations: Antony, France • Munich, Germany


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 216031

External Description:

Global Employee Relation Manager  (EMEA focused)


Location: Any location in our EMEA region 


The Global Employee Relations (ER) People Partner plays an important role in driving and promoting a strong culture of positive employee relations at Teradata. The experienced professional will report to the Global ER Leader and will support the development of the Global ER function at Teradata, while collaborating with The People Org Partners, COE, Legal and business stakeholders to administer excellence in day-to-day ER and Compliance. This individual will bring their expertise in the EMEA region to ensure the successful establishment of the function to cover the needs within this region. This role is a global hands-on role and will be responsible for supporting managers and employees on People and ER issues initially focused within the EMEA region, ensuring a positive and ethical workplace.




Employee Relations - Investigations related to policy, ethics and compliance violations or poor performance; conflict resolution; execution of reduction in force, separation agreements; manager and employee coaching, etc.


  • Support the development of the ER function including creating Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), metrics and best practices for the function
  • Drive innovation to help solve business and team member problems and ensuring accountability to both results and behaviors
  • Support the day-to-day operations of various ER programs, compliance and initiatives:
    • Investigate highly sensitive ER issues, and make objective recommendations based on findings. This includes conducting investigative interviews resulting from any ER issues/complaints, and collecting and maintaining evidence and interview notes, preparing an investigation report, performance improvement plan and/or corrective action
    • Collaborate with decision makers, The People Org Partners and Legal on critical elements of compliance and investigations to determine best mitigating outcomes
    • Increase awareness among manager and employees of ethics and compliance related to People policies, processes, and best practices to address resolution of ER related issues and drive a culture of positive ER
    • Work with employees and their managers to understand perspectives and to guide toward resolution of conflict or issues
    • Consult on difficult or complex Performance Management issues, including PIPs, exit strategies and involuntary separations
    • Consult and mentor managers and in-region HR Teams on a variety of HR Compliance policies and related regulatory compliance issues,
    • Facilitate the resolution of escalated Leave of Absence employment decisions and requests for workplace accommodations by facilitating and influencing discussions with manager, employee, Legal and Benefits
    • Represent Teradata at Works Councils, employee conciliatory mediations, and representatives on employment related complaints filed with state and federal agencies
    • Manage execution of reductions in force notifications and separation agreements
  • Audit existing processes; augment, streamline and refine as required by policies, laws, and company initiatives
  • Maintain ER case management system
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and employment law
  • Build global knowledge and capability for managing ER issues globally

Policies/Guidelines & Compliance

  • Supports the evolution of company global and regional policies and employee law requirements
  • Partner with Legal as needed to ensure policies and practices comply with applicable country, regional, federal, state and local laws and regulations
  • Continue to refine and evolve the regional guidelines and compliance repository for easy and quick access
  • Consult with Legal on required trainings and ensure training is launched and tracked according to requirements



  • Participate in People Org related projects and programs relating to compliance, employee relations, and team member engagement




  • 6+ years of HR, Legal or ER experience in a large, international, fast-paced organization
  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Legal, Business or other related discipline
  • Experience working with a global company with experience/exposure to relevant in-region employment laws/regulations
  • Proven knowledge and experience with employee relations/compliance within the EMEA region
  • Proven knowledge and experience with Works Councils in countries like France (required), Germany, Austria and/or Spain (preferred)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact and communicate verbally and in writing effectively within the team and at all levels of the organization
  • Experience in building trusting relationships
  • Experience working with or in support of diverse communities
  • Proven experience conducting internal ER investigations at all levels
  • Ability to maintain neutrality and calm demeanour in tense/conflict-ridden situations
  • Experience providing coaching to employees & managers, offering feedback and advice on issues in a proactive and compassionate manner
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills, especially in complex and nuanced situations
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Strong execution skills
  • Hands-on manner
  • Language skills: English and French fluent in verbal and writing, any other language like German and/or Spanish would be an add-on


CountryEEOText_Description: Why We Think You’ll Love Teradata We prioritize a people-first culture because we know our people are at the very heart of our success. We embrace a flexible work model because we trust our people to make decisions about how, when, and where they work. We focus on well-being because we care about our people and their ability to thrive both personally and professionally. We are an anti-racist company because our dedication to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is more than a statement. It is a deep commitment to doing the work to foster an equitable environment that celebrates people for all of who they are.

City: Antony

State: Ile-de-France

Community / Marketing Title: Global Employee Relation Manager - EMEA based

Job Category: Human Resources

Company Profile:

Our Company

Teradata is the connected multi-cloud data platform for enterprise analytics company. Our enterprise analytics solve business challenges from start to scale. Only Teradata gives you the flexibility to handle the massive and mixed data workloads of the future, today.

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