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National Labor Relations Director
$157K - $197K / Year
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Job Type:
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National Labor Relations Director
*First chair negotiating experience.
*Grievances experience.
*Lead bargaining for large number of employees more than 3,000
Oakland, CA
**5% Travel
Salary: 157K-$197K + 15% Bonus
Nationwide Relocation Assistance Available

Job Description:
Serves as a key interface between National Labor Relations and its key customers, ensures positive labor relations climate through effective communications, collaboration, persuasion, and problem-solving demonstrating knowledge and understanding of the national labor relations program and strategy, and the unique needs of the assigned region(s) or customer area(s).
Leads and coordinates all Labor Relations activities occurring in National Leadership Team functions, to include national initiatives, in support of collective bargaining as well as day to day labor relations and LMP activities.

Essential Functions:
Leads and coordinates all Labor Relations activities occurring in regional/customer area assignments and NLT functions.
Aligns with the Labor Relations Strategy and activities.
Applies effective interpersonal and formal presentation skills.
Builds trust with key stakeholders to influence optimal organizational outcomes.
Develops a thorough understanding of local collective bargaining agreements for the assigned region/customer area.
Maintains broad knowledge of the unique needs of the region/customer area.
Represent National Functions Labor Relations in broader labor relations community of practice.
Ensure best practices and compliance in Labor Relations derived from community of practice.
Drive understanding of Labor Relations and LMP activities w/in NLT functions, its leaders and employees, with a special emphasis on national initiatives involving coordination of activities, interpretation and application of national agreements, stakeholder mgmt. with the regional labor relations and LMP organizations.
Consults effectively with clients providing expert advice regarding the National Agreement and other national labor relations documents through accurate interpretation of intent, spirit and terms of the various agreements.
Conducts appropriate research and additional consultation with others to ensure the correct interpretation is provided as needed.
Gathers data and information.
Develops options to engage directly with senior Program Offices and National Functions executives on labor relations, LMP strategies, specific issues and problem resolution.
Serves as primary interface in multi-regional bargaining, & national effects bargaining.
Participates in and may lead selected national bargaining subgroups or committees and task groups with the Coalition of Corporate Unions.
Serves as lead in providing regional bargaining support as needed.
Partner with various members of the HR community on Labor Relations and LMP aspects of key initiatives, providing seamless and cohesive support to business leaders.
Serve as leader and subject matter expert in consideration of outsourcing and insourcing.
Responsible for convening either the Labor Relations forums or the dispute resolution processes under the National Agreement.
Serving as back-up to alternate assignment.
Prepares necessary documents and materials in a timely manner.
Researches, develops and maintains labor relations data and records.
Leverages key connections with HR Finance, Compensation and Benefits, etc. to generate necessary data for clients.
Effectively collaborates with clients to obtain data/records as needed. Administers record retention policies.
Ensures the preservation of essential data, information, documents and files in hard copy or electronic formats in an efficient manner.
Identifies and measures against customer expectations.
Partners with Labor Relations team to ensure the delivery of high-quality, timely and responsive services aligned to the goals of the enterprise to ensure all labor relations activities and objectives are met.

Basic Qualifications:
*Minimum ten (10) years of senior human resources leadership and/or consulting experience.
*Minimum ten (10) years of complex labor relations experience including bargaining.
*Bachelor's degree in human resources, labor relations, or related discipline.

Additional Requirements:
The incumbent should have proven experience supporting health plan workforces.
Demonstrated experiences in supporting business segments with a high percentage of organized labor.
Demonstrated consultative engagement experience with senior leaders is a must.
Proven experience facilitating small group conflict and negotiation sessions is required.
The incumbent in this position must have HR Generalist/labor relations technical knowledge with demonstrated success in assessing organizational/business effectiveness, employee/labor relations, communication and change management, performance and experience working to achieve results through labor management partnership.
Effective written, verbal and executive level presentation skills are required.
Must be a good "active" listener.
Excellent interpersonal skills (negotiation, listening, and communication skills) characterized by effective interactions with a diverse range of internal and external constituents, stakeholders, and audiences.
Demonstrated ability to transfer knowledge of labor relations and LMP to colleagues in HR and business leaders.
Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
Minimum twelve (12) years of senior human resources leadership and/or consulting experience.
Minimum twelve (12) years of complex labor relations experience including bargaining.
Experience leading and facilitating large group meetings is preferred.
Health care experience strongly preferred.
MBA or advanced degree with emphasis in labor relations or human resources is preferred.

Arthur L Crume
ALC Staffing Associates
509 N Vermilion
Ste. 540
Danville, IL 61832
Fax: 888-315-4340
Phone: 217-636-3930

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