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Employee Relations Consultant

New York

Join our Human Resources group in Macquarie’s New York office and play an important role within this function as an Employee Relations Consultant.

This team provides comprehensive legal and strategic employee relations advice and support to Macquarie's businesses in the Americas.

Bringing your collaborative approach, you will be responsible for advising management with respect to relevant HR practices and employment risks as well as providing advice on practical people management and employment related issues (e.g. restructuring, performance management, accommodation requests).

Partnering with Security, Corporate Real Estate and Business Resilience, you will actively monitor government and health guidance to assist in the implementation of Macquarie’s return to office framework.

Your delivery driven approach will be utilized to play a key role in delivering key HR transactions including new business acquisitions, where you will assess and adopt best HR practices in line with Macquarie standards and applicable local employment laws.

Your attention to detail is required as you will be responsible for reviewing all employment-related documentation to ensure compliance with relevant laws and internal policies, including new hire employment agreements, consulting agreements, and separation agreements. 

Your learning mindset and research focus will be critical as you will assist in updating a regional legal and compliance framework and identifying actions as required, including updates to current policies and practices to ensure compliance with relevant laws.

Furthermore, you will be providing compliance, consulting and operational support where required, coordinating employee relations training, performing management and investigatory work relating to any workplace complaint, including harassment and discrimination complaints, and assisting in the management of any employment litigation matters.

If you have a J.D or equivalent, practical knowledge of federal and state employment laws and experience working within an internal Human Resources function providing consultative advice to senior stakeholders this is a fantastic opportunity!

About the Corporate Operations Group

The Corporate Operations Group brings together specialist support services in Digital Transformation & Data, Technology, Market Operations, Human Resources, Business Services, Business Improvement & Strategy, and the Macquarie Group Foundation. The Corporate Operations Group’s purpose is to power the entrepreneurial enterprise. 

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or any other impermissible criterion or circumstance. Macquarie also takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

We recognise that flexibility comes in a variety of forms. Talk to us about what flexibility you need.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 15,000 employees and offices in 31 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, investment banking and principal investment.

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Job no: COG-954652
Work type: Full time
Location: New York
Category: Mid-level, Human Resources
Group: Corporate Operations Group
Division: Human Resources
Recruiter: Stewart Mitchell
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