Employee Relations Partner - EMEA

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Elastic is an open source search company that powers enterprise search, observability, and security solutions built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From finding documents to monitoring infrastructure to hunting for threats, Elastic makes data usable in real time and at scale. Thousands of organizations worldwide, including Barclays, Cisco, eBay, Fairfax, ING, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and Verizon, use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. Founded in 2012, Elastic is a distributed company with Elasticians around the globe. Learn more at elastic.co

Elastic is undertaking rapid growth, and looking for a hardworking Employee Relations Partner to support and enable achievement of our business objectives by solving employee matters across the company. Have you managed competing stakeholder demands in a fast and constantly evolving environment? Do you share our passion and aspiration to build a truly world-class Employee Relations team? If so, we would love to hear from you!

What You Will Be Doing:
  • Accountable for end to end ER management with a focus on consistent treatment of employees across our global business units. Topics can range from progressive performance management, PIPs, absence management, unemployment, grievances as well as a variety of other issues
  • Conduct investigations with varying levels of complexity, including drafting responses, conducting interviews, compiling documentation, reviewing systems, writing reports
  • Leading policy updates and collaborating with managers, HR Partners, COEs on internal practice & procedure ensuring individual ER issues are resolved as effectively as possible
  • Serving as external representation at Third Party forum (e.g. Labour court) as the main Elastic contact for legal proceedings/correspondence relating to ER issues.
  • Partnering with HR Operations to build insights from data to diagnose, design, and revise people programs, policies, and practices to sustain positive employee relations
  • Identifying efficiencies for employee relations, investigations practices, and areas for operationalization of core practices and processes
What You Bring Along:
  • Understanding complex global employee relations. Proven experience leading, decision making, documenting, and delivering solid, defensible ER investigation reports
  • Depth of experience handling conflict resolution; including third party disputes, policy development, negotiation planning and implementation
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and effectively organize, prioritize, and handling multiple assignments simultaneously across time zones and geographies
  • Superb communication skills including effective listening and writing. Ability to express thoughts in a clear and concise manner
  • Consistently exhibits high levels of discretion, integrity and confidentiality
  • Capable of building strong relationships and rapport with managers, senior leaders, Legal and HR colleagues and external advisors
  • 8+ years of HR experience
  • 3+ years of focused ER experience
 Additional Benefits:

We're looking to hire team members invested in realizing the goal of making real-time data exploration easy and available to anyone. As a distributed company, we believe that diversity drives our vibe! Whether you're looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Equity
  • Double your charitable giving - we match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Global minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave (moms & dads)
  • Generous vacation time and one week of volunteer time off 
  • Your age is only a number. It doesn't matter if you're just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do
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Location

3300 N Interstate 35, Austin, TX 78705

An Insider's view of Elastic

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

One of the really amazing things about working for a distributed company is that you have true flexibility to find your work/life balance. There are no fixed hours and nobody is watching. I think being able to manage your day and step away and come back is a really powerful thing for many Elasticians.

Raya

Director of Engineering

What projects are you most excited about?

When we're able to capture the stories about how our customers are using our software to fight child sex exploitation, for example, or how NASA is using Elasticsearch to further investigations into whether there is water on Mars — that gets Elasticians excited, and makes them feel proud of what the company is doing.

Daniel

Senior Manager, Customer Advocacy

What makes someone successful on your team?

The people I’ve seen rise quickly and do well are people who are sponges. Those people who, in any situation they’re sitting in, are learning and absorbing more information.

Elastic products might be very foreign to a new hire, and it’s important that they learn every single aspect of Elastic products.

Jeremy

Sales Specialist

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We want our engineers to feel free to create in the manner they work best. To feel empowered. Having distributed engineers made this an easy one to solve. Managing distributed Elasticians makes it impossible to micromanage people, even if you wanted to. So we embrace that.

Kevin

SVP, Engineering

What's something quirky about your company?

Our Source Code is truly what makes Elastic, Elastic. It may just seem like a pretty set of values, but Elastic really lives by it. Personally “Space, Time” and “Home, Dinner” are the biggest reasons I chose Elastic — I knew those promises would give me the flexibility to be the parent, sibling, and daughter I want to be.

Alexis

Recruiting Coordinator

What are Elastic Perks + Benefits

Elastic Benefits Overview

At Elastic, we strive to have parity of benefits across regions. While regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of people is the right thing to do.

Healthcare for you and your family in many locations.
Flexible location and schedule for many roles.
Generous number of vacation days each year.
Double your charitable giving — we match up to 1% of your salary.
Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love.

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Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
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401(K)
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Company Equity
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Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
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Casual Dress
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Cross functional training encouraged
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