(NEW) LABOR RELATIONS DIRECTOR WANTED FOR PRIVATELY HELD LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN COMPANY (Multiple Locations: Wilmington, DE, Philly, PA, New Haven, CT or Houston, TX)

CorporationPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

Our client, a privately held logistics and supply chain organization, is seeking to their first Labor Relations Director.  

The hire will report directly to the Head of External Affairs.  They will be responsible for implementing and maintain the Company’s labor relations programs, policies, and procedures.  Their primary functions will be to:  

  • Serve as the conduit between the Company and Union officials, members, and other representatives.
  • Ensure satisfactory labor-management relations and help to interpret collective bargaining agreements.  
  • Lead collective bargaining efforts on behalf of the Company, including drafting proposals, integrating partners impacted by contract changes, handling the goals and expectations for the team, and strategizing on impacts to protect the business.
  • Lead grievance procedures, including arbitrations, and assist all levels of management on labor matters.
  • Serve as the Company's point of contact for investigations and responses to governmental agencies (e.g. NLRB, EEOC, and other federal, state, or local agencies).
  • Consult and advise Human Resources.

 

Required qualifications include a college degree (professional degree – i.e., law degree – is a plus), and previous leadership experience in labor relations, human resources, or law.  10+ years of expertise with labor unions, specifically the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA), and knowledge of the various aspects of labor and employment law (NLRA, EEO, ADA, FMLA, Title VII) is required.  The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced environment where they are interacting with a diverse array of personalities and professional backgrounds.  Strong negotiation and communication skills are required to thrive in this role!

The hired candidate can sit in multiple locations including the company’s offices in Wilmington, DE, Philly, PA, New Haven, CT or Houston, TX.  The company offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.  For immediate consideration, please submit your materials to jobs@partners-group.com

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