As a member of Amazon’s HR Services team you will be performing the functions of a Team Manager for Screening Services. You will be required to work with management to develop and implement HR plans and solutions in order to achieve strategic business initiatives and deliver results.
Screening Services manages the Background Check program, including Adjudication and employee screening services for US, Canada and LATAM.
You would manage ongoing support to HR teams by improving self-service tools, monitoring policies and process updates as the programs grow.
This position requires someone with a very strong people and process management experience. You will get the opportunity to collaborate with the broader regional recruiting teams to standardize processes that ensure seamless recruiting experience to the candidates.
Leveraging your skillset, you will provide guidance, training and resolutions related to recruiting needs across regions.
You will be responsible for overseeing volumes, escalations, quality, and reporting to ensure the team meets service level commitments.
The Screening Services Team Manager, sets the vision, direction, and culture of their teams by managing individual and team performance expectations and goals, maintaining singular focus on ensuring and improving customer satisfaction, by identifying broader customer impacting issues and implementing solutions to drive quality and productivity, while achieving real time desired service levels.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
People Management :
Leads and develops a team of 15-25 associates and Specialists; responsible for the overall direction, performance management, coordination and evaluation of the team.
Manages the team and ensures high service delivery and execution.
Actively participates in and drives the continuous improvement culture through kaizen’ and lean projects. Identifies and eliminates barriers to accuracy, productivity, and quality.
Achieves performance goals and objectives in line with the network wide vision and goals.
Communicates policies to associates and become the primary information source for staff; following-up to ensure compliance and consistency;
taking corrective action as necessary and documenting the issue and actions taken.
Manages the workflow of the team to maintain service levels and ensure equitable workloads among team members.
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Amazon’s policies and procedures; additional responsibilities include interviewing, training and motivating employees;
planning, assigning and directing work; rewarding and disciplining employees; and effective conflict resolution.
Project Management and Communication :
Identifies customer impacting issues and implementing solutions and process improvements to increase customer satisfaction.
Participates in cross-functional process improvement initiatives.
Assists in developing and implementing training programs to improve the quality and productivity of the team.
Drives process improvements to enhance the operational efficiency of the site. Understands and effectively utilizes resources provided by internal systems, departments, policies, and procedures.
Investigates discrepancies, finds and implements solutions.
Creates business cases and manages enhancements. Presents high quality data findings.
Identifies need, creates and distributes standard communications. Maintains departmental content in all channels with manager oversight, develops and implements communication plans.
Responds to escalations, providing root cause analysis and recommendation.
Develops remediation plan and drives to resolution with minimal guidance from Manager.
Customer Service :
Responds to queries from team, internal business partners, candidates, and customers including high level leadership teams.
Manages key stakeholders both internal & external & partnering with them for process enhancement.
Subject Matter Expertise :
Acts as a Subject Matter Expert for customers, team and vendors.
General understanding of HR Services workload and priorities.
Knows and interprets basic legal stipulations.
Knows and works with outside sources to develop interpretations and solutions for complex issues.
Performs audits of team’s work. Assists in developing and approving guidelines.
Advocates for HR Services.
Bachelor’s degree or 2+ years Amazon experience.
2+ years of experience as a Team / Process lead and / or supervisor experience.
Strong command of Microsoft Office including Excel, SharePoint, Word and PowerPoint.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Must be complying with quality and productivity standards as applicable to the team you belong to.
Ability to manage confidential and sensitive employee information and adhere to strict data privacy standards.
PHR, GPHR, or SPHR certification.
Ability to handle projects using the Project Management principles and methodology.
Reporting and analytics Experience.
Demonstrates superior judgment, diplomacy, and tact, with a willingness to speak up in the midst of adversity.
Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
Ability to push back, foresee potential issues, and advocate for relentless improvement.
Ability to effectively motivate small groups.