Manager/ Senior Specialist, HR - Employee Relations

Gap Inc.
New Delhi, India
29 Jun 2022
14 Sep 2022
Human Resources
About Gap Inc.

Our past is full of iconic moments - but our future is going to spark many more. Our brands - Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy and Athleta - have dressed people from all walks of life and all kinds of families, all over the world, for every occasion for more than 50 years.

But we're more than the clothes that we make. We know that business can and should be a force for good, and it's why we work hard to make product that makes people feel good, inside and out. It's why we're committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work. If you're one of the super-talented who thrive on change, aren't afraid to take risks and love to make a difference, come grow with us.

About the Role

As seasoned HR professional, you are responsible for aligning the business objectives with the corporate business teams and functions at Gap Inc. Your position formulates the partnerships across the HR functions to deliver value-added services to management and employees that reflect the business objective of the organization. You are accountable to drive consistent, high performance across all initiatives, and for ensuring consistency as measured by the People and Culture team results.

What You'll Do

  • Work as local employee relations leader in response to a range of employee relations concerns and regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Work with legal partners to ensure employee relations activities adhere to company policy and local regulatory requirements.
  • Provide consultation, coaching, and problem-solving assistance to business leaders (Senior Manager and below) on employee relations strategies including retention, talent development, dispute resolution, performance management, involuntary terminations, policy interpretation, etc.
  • Ensure local leadership effectiveness by delivering valuable results, in furtherance of Company's values and objectives.
  • Facilitate local training program to drive talent development.
  • Confer with employees and provide guidance and/or consultation making sure they are using the tools and resources available.
  • Interact with local leadership team regarding legal compliance, discipline, termination, and negotiated separations.
  • Quick response to the local emergencies (Covid-19, earthquake, etc.) and facilitate global team on the contingency plan to deal with the situation.
  • Staying attuned to organizational and operational changes to identify potential risks and develop plans to address proactively.

Who You Are

  • Minimum 5+ years of relevant experience, either as an HRBP or Managerial role including three years in employee relations preferred.
  • Experience with HRIS, Workday system
  • Sound knowledge of labor laws and regulations
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • People-friendly, ability to develop and to maintain long-term employee relations
  • Exceptional management and organizational skills
  • Ability to remain tactful, calm, and persuasive in controversial and/or confrontational situations.
  • Effectively working in a fast moving and changing environment
  • Proficiency in English
  • Strong verbal as well as written communication skills
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

Benefits at Gap Inc.

  • One of the most competitive paid time off plans in the industry
  • Merchandise discount for our brand products at franchise stores and their websites
  • Comprehensive health coverage for employees, same-sex partners and their families
  • Health and wellness program: free annual health check-ups, fitness center and Employee Assistance Program
  • Comprehensive benefits to support the journey of parenthood
  • Retirement planning assistance
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we've been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row. US Candidates - Non NYCPlease note that effective, June 30, 2022, Gap Inc. will no longer require any of its employees to wear face masks or require proof of COVID vaccination, unless required by local or state/provincial mandates or as part of Gap Inc's quarantine guidelines after being exposed to or testing positive for COVID. Therefore, please disregard any language in any job posting that refers to Gap Inc.'s face mask and proof of vaccination policy as said policy is no longer effective.US Candidates - NYCBeginning December 27, 2021 the City of New York requires all employees in the City who work on site to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless an exemption from the vaccine requirement is approved due to an accommodation for a disability, a sincerely held religious belief or other legally protected basis (including status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offenses).

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