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Employee Relations Partner, EMEA (Remote, GBR)


#WeAreCrowdStrike and our mission is to stop breaches. As a global leader in cybersecurity, our team changed the game. Since our inception, our market leading cloud-native platform has offered unparalleled protection against the most sophisticated cyberattacks. We're looking for people with limitless passion, a relentless focus on innovation and a fanatical commitment to the customer to join us in shaping the future of cybersecurity. Consistently recognized as a top workplace, CrowdStrike is committed to cultivating an inclusive, remote-first culture that offers people the autonomy and flexibility to balance the needs of work and life while taking their career to the next level. Interested in working for a company that sets the standard and leads with integrity? Join us on a mission that matters - one team, one fight.

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About the Role:

We are seeking an Employee Relations Partner to support our managers, employees and HRBP's across the EMEA Region, (14 countries), in all areas of ER and Performance Management. In this role, you will work closely with the EMEA HRBP team, business leaders and Employment Legal team to focus on providing proactive (education and prevention) and reactive support in conduction investigations, discipline and grievance processes, and complex absence management/RIFs/exits up to and including termination (assist in providing inputs for any subsequent litigation as required). You will also help drive positive employee engagement by providing guidance and recommendations to resolve employee concerns. In this role you will report to VP, HR International (based in Australia) and will be part of a small direct team, who covering APJ region, and a virtual team in the US to establish a CoE and best practices globally.

You will have the opportunity to review, refine, and build CrowdStrike's Performance Management processes, Disciplinary and Grievance, Absence Management (UK) and other related procedures and will play a key part in shaping its work and practices. By providing input into how we capture and analyse data to identify the root causes of ER issues, and drive proactive performance management initiatives.

This role requires a strong attention to detail, exceptional interpersonal skills, strong negotiating and counseling skills. You will have the ability to multi-task, work under pressure and maintain the highest level of integrity. The successful candidate will also be a creative problem-solver, able to pivot and change direction confidently to meet the needs of the business, and be recognized as a trusted advisor through in-depth knowledge of HR policies and procedures and employment legislation.

What You'll Do:

Ultimately, this role will collaborate with EMEA HRBP team and ER COE to review, refine, and ensure alignment with CrowdStrike's formal management procedures and processes, including contributing to the implementation of case tracking to provide meaningful insights. Providing consultation, coaching, training and problem-solving assistance to business leaders on ER strategies including;
  • Dispute resolution
  • Perf management
  • Involuntary terms
  • Discrimination
  • LOAs
  • Policy interpretation
In this role you will:
  • Partner with HRBPs to deliver performance management or other relevant training to people managers, on an ongoing basis
  • Communicate and counsel employees to resolve their issues
  • Conduct prompt and thorough investigations into sensitive employee relations issues, and make objective recommendations based on findings.
  • Foster effective relationships with HR teams, business leaders, and Employment Legal
  • Coach HRBPs and managers on how to appropriately manage and resolve moderately complex ER issues
  • Partner with team members to communicate and educate on policies, procedures, and compliance
  • Assist HR team and business leaders with restructuring, redeployment and redundancy matters
  • Evaluate and handle medical accommodation requests, including claims and appeals that may arise
  • Review and update policies and procedures relating to Conduct, Disciplinary, Grievance and Performance procedures as required.
  • Identify trends using data-driven insights and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Champion a strong continuous improvement culture to ensure the deployment of scalable, simplified and standardized processes
  • Participate in team projects as needed
What You'll Need:

As a successful ER Partner, you will possess the following key skills:
  • Demonstrated excellence in working effectively in a team environment and providing a high level of customer service
  • Open, transparent leadership style with a strength in developing trust, rapport and alignment across the organization
  • Excellent communication skills, proven track record of building strong collaborative relationships with stakeholders at all levels
  • High emotional intelligence, as demonstrated by maintaining respect and empathy when confronted with difficult and uncomfortable situations
  • Sound judgment, high integrity and the ability to handle complex, highly sensitive and confidential information
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity within a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage time, prioritize tasks and work independently
  • Proactive and continuous improvement mindset
Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum 5-7 years relevant work experience in performance management, ER, employment law, and/or HRBP experience
  • Solid understanding of employment law across UK/Ireland, Germany, France and Spain.
  • Understanding of employment laws in other European jurisdictions such as Italy/Switzerland/Austria/Poland/Romania would be advantageous
  • Basic understanding of employment laws in the Middle East (UAE, Saudi Arabia and Israel) are desirable
  • Experience building and scaling performance management processes
  • Experience handling a heavy case workload and complex cases that go on several months, whilst juggling multiple priorities is essential
  • Foundational knowledge of data collection, integrity and analysis
  • Experience collaborating with an international cross-functional team
  • Prior experience in a growing, face-paced software organisation preferred


Benefits of Working at CrowdStrike:
  • Remote-first culture
  • Market leader in compensation and equity awards with option to participate in ESPP in eligible countries
  • Competitive vacation and flexible working arrangements
  • Physical and mental wellness programs
  • Paid parental leave, including adoption
  • A variety of professional development and mentorship opportunities
  • Access to CrowdStrike University, LinkedIn Learning and Jhanna
  • Offices with stocked kitchens when you need to fuel innovation and collaboration
  • Birthday time-off in your local country
  • Work with people who are passionate in our mission and Great Place to Work certified across the globe
We are committed to fostering a culture of belonging where everyone feels seen, heard, valued for who they are and empowered to succeed. Our approach to cultivating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture is rooted in listening, learning and collective action. By embracing the diversity of our people, we achieve our best work and fuel innovation - generating the best possible outcomes for our customers and the communities they serve.

CrowdStrike is committed to maintaining an environment of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. If you need reasonable accommodation to access the information provided on this website, please contact , for further assistance.

Job ID: CrowdStrike-R17977
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA With Employer Contribution
    • HSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • FSA
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Non-Birth Parent or Paternity Leave
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K)
    • Company Equity
    • Stock Purchase Program
    • Performance Bonus
  • Professional Development

    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns