Regions Bank Associate Relations Business Partner - Office of Associate Conduct in Clayton, Missouri

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Job Description:

At Regions, the Associate Relations Business Partner administers programs designed to establish and maintain effective associate relations through the uniform and equitable application of policies and procedures. This position is responsible for resolving associate relations matters and acts as a resource and advisor to associates and managers.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supports the Office of Associate Conduct in conducting associate relations investigations and the resolution of ongoing employee relations issues, such as complaints, disciplinary actions, and performance improvement plans

  • Handles and resolves associate complaints and grievances following established guidelines and procedures

  • Recommends appropriate actions to correct problems including assisting and/or advising management in the formal discipline or termination of associates

  • Participates in exit interviews and grievance procedures

  • Represents Regions at various employment hearings (mediation, wage/hour, equal employment, etc.)

  • Developing skillset to exercise sound judgment and expertise within broadly defined policies and procedures

  • Documents all associate relations matters as appropriate for the situation in accordance with legal compliance and organizational policies and procedures

  • Maintains accurate, timely, and required documentation of activities to ensure quality associate relations records and metrics

This position is exempt from timekeeping requirements under the Fair Labor Standards act and is not eligible for overtime pay.

Requirements

  • Bachelors degree

  • Four (4) years experience working in Human Resources

Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to respond effectively and quickly to business and employee needs and issues

  • Highly professional with superior verbal and written communications skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with all levels of an organization and diverse audiences

  • Ability to present and communicate complex concepts/business issues verbally and in writing across all levels of the organization

The OAC ARBP will provide balanced consultation and effective solutions on associate conduct matters. All efforts should have the spirit and intent to drive Regions’ strategic priorities, protect our stakeholders, promote a healthy environment and Make Life Better for our associates, customers, and shareholders. All actions will support the Bank’s strategic imperatives to include Build the Best Team, Enhance Risk Management, and Strengthen Financial Performance.

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform effectively the duties of the second line of defense (ROA) by identifying and mitigating all risks associated with associate conduct

  • Partner with various business units to provide effective solutions that drive strategic priorities through the lens of associate conduct

  • Explore and analyze organizational health metrics to include (not limited to) trends around case/issue history, associate engagement, turnover, performance, and other key risk indicators.

  • Identify and escalate opportunities for continuous improvement of business practices that create potential risk for the organization.

Additional Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to manage a complex set of stakeholders

  • Strong coaching, consulting and facilitation skills

  • Strong collaboration skills both within a team and across teams to leverage strengths and experiences to create the best outcome.

  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills, and drive for results

Location:

Clayton, Missouri

EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

About Regions

At Regions, our culture focuses on five core values that are a commitment to how we will do business:

  • Put people first

  • Do what is right

  • Focus on your customer

  • Reach higher

  • Enjoy life

Through these values, our mission to make life better drives our desire to improve and make a positive difference in the communities where we work and live through financial investments and volunteering.

EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans