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EMEA Employee Relations Partner

Elastic is a free and open 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 .

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 optimally as possible
  • We partner 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
  • Create and present analytics data from tools used by the ER team.
  • Complete and develop ER processes,, share standard methodologies, and improve efficiency with the ER Team's use of Elastic's systems, technologies and controls
What You Bring Along:

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  • Understanding complex global employee relations. Proven experience leading, decision making, documenting, and delivering proven, defensible ER investigation reports
  • Depth of experience handling conflict resolution; including third party disputes, policy development, negotiation planning and implementation
  • Ability to work 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
  • 5+ years of HR experience
Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People
As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. 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. 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.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.
  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving - We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave
Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.

We welcome individuals with disabilities and strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all individuals. To request an accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please email We will reply to your request within 24 business hours of submission.

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Job ID: elasticsearch-5828398
Employment Type: Other