VF Corporation outfits consumers around the world with its diverse portfolio of iconic lifestyle brands, including Vans, The North Face, Timberland, and Dickies. Founded in 1899, VF is one of the worlds largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies with socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning numerous geographies, product categories and distribution channels. Were committed to delivering innovative products to consumers and creating long-term value for our customers and shareholders.
We are a purpose-led company that seeks not only to succeed in business, but also to leverage our success and resources to make the world better. Through our brands and nearly 70,000 associates around the world, we power movements of sustainable and active lifestyles for the betterment of people and our planet. We are movement makers. Its who we are and have always been.
Powerful brands that are fueled by insights and innovation put us at the heart of our consumers lives. Many of our brands lead their respective categories, and some have risen to iconic status.
While our company and brands are diverse, we work together within a One VF culture to capitalize on our greatest opportunities for long-term performance. Across our company, a collaborative, global mindset differentiates our products and the unique experiences we provide to our consumers. It all adds up to a lasting competitive advantage built on harnessing the power of our differences to achieve great things together, all while positively impacting the lives of hundreds of millions of people and the world.
Employee Relations Advisor: Become the Newest Member of the VF Family
As the ER Advisor, you will be responsible for managing HR areas for select functions within HR including employment, staffing, diversity, EEOC/Affirmative Action, employee relations, training and development, benefit and compensation administration and compliance with state and federal requirements. Responsible for the implementation and execution of HR projects and programs. You will have the unique opportunity to help stand up our ER Center of Excellence while supporting both Vans and The North Face retail locations.
How You Will Make a Difference:
⏵ Execute and support sponsored employee relations activities and programs, inclusive of corporate and brand-focused needs
⏵ Ability to effectively manage relationships with Client Group HRBPs and managers across retail locations
⏵ Work with employees and management to help mediate or resolve issues
⏵ You may assist in the development of internal audit procedures assessing employee relation practices
⏵ Document employee relations investigations, exit interviews, and process/policy recommendations
⏵ Provide employees with support and guidance to address their concerns in areas including teamwork, communication, and leadership among others.
⏵ Support district managers and HR partners with associate development by providing guidance on coaching, counseling, and performance management.
⏵ Conduct internal investigations on workplace situations and prepares all required documentation with a focus on issue resolution within assigned region/area.
⏵ Maintain accurate and timely documentation regarding all cases in designated tools.
⏵ Partner with district managers and HR partners on the development of corrective action and implementation of performance improvement plans.
⏵ Partner with Client Group HRBPs to align follow up actions involving associates, managers, and/or teams.
⏵ Manages requests for other employee relations processes, including off-boarding, exit interviews, LOA/ADA requests, escalated unemployment claims, and other processes as assigned.
⏵ Assists with drafting, updating and maintaining VF policies and provides coaching and performance recommendations in alignment with them.
Skills for Success:
Years of Related Professional Experience: 5+ years
Educational/ Position Requirements:
⏵ Bachelors degree in Human Resources, or related fields preferred
⏵ 1-3 years of corporate and retail experience preferred
⏵ Experience establishing a new role or startup function within an organization preferred
⏵ Ability to maintain positive relationships to support employees, managers, and HRBP clients both in person and remotely
⏵ Occasional Travel up to 15%
⏵ Understanding of retail operations is a plus
Special Physical and/or Mental Requirements:
⏵ Travel by air and overnight, as required ~35%+ amount of time VF locations amount of time.