At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people.
If you'd like to help us build the place to find and buy anything online, this is your chance to make history.
We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join our Customer Service Human Resources team as an HR Assist Investigator supporting our LATAM Customer Service Centers.
The central objective of Amazon’s HR Assist team is to ensure fair and respectful treatment of employees, consistent with our core business values and objectives.
The ideal candidate for this position has strong communication and interpersonal skills, enabling them to work successfully on a broad spectrum of employee and labor relations issues and projects.
The position supports Amazon.com’s LATAM Customer Service (CS) Centers, and the employee will be able to support the operation from Bogota, Colombia, or San Jose, Costa Rica.
The HR Assist Investigator will work proactively to :
Investigate highly sensitive HR and Employee Relations issues, including : Conducting claimant, witness and target employee interviews;
Analyzing data from various internal systems; Case adjudication; Proposing remedial action based on investigation findings;
Production of completed investigation documentation
Independently manage assigned casework, bringing investigations to closure rapidly and definitively
Design, collect, and analyze multiple levels of employee and stakeholder feedback
Analyze aggregate casework data to identify issue trends and opportunities for proactive issue mitigation
Analyze casework trends and produce strategic recommendations to the business to proactively address systemic issues
Partner to engage in continuous improvement of communication vehicles and practices
Partner in analysis and revision of people programs, policies, and practices to sustain a positive work environment for Customer Service Associates
Consult and collaborate with business partners, Corporate ER teams, and Legal teams on complex employee investigations
The individual also will work reactively on critical employee relations issues that are crisis-oriented and typically can only be successfully completed with limited time.
Balancing time between projects and crisis-response is a critical component for success in the position.
The position reports to in-country HR leadership, within the Customer Service Human Resources group at Amazon.com. This is a full-
time position that may require limited travel, of no more than 10%.
At least five years combined human resources, labor relations, investigative, or legal experience, and demonstrated passion for employee relations, labor relations, investigations, or labor / employment law with an emphasis on labor and employee relations work
Solid understanding of Costa Rican or Colombian employment and labor laws
Experience in conducting investigative work, including claimant, witness, and target employee interviews, investigative data analysis, and production of investigative documentation
Prior experience supporting hourly employee client groups
Technically proficient in Microsoft Office Suite systems including, but not limited to, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
High level of business maturity and experience in managing highly sensitive and confidential workplace issues
Bachelor’s degree required
Ability to pass a comprehensive background and reference check
Experience in manufacturing / distribution / call center environment
Master's Degree labor / employee relations is a significant plus
Strong evidence of career development and / or evidence of superior performance in previous roles