Harris Corporation Vice President, Employment Counsel in Melbourne, Florida
Vice President, Employment Counsel 6/29/17--LaborUSA - FL - Melbourne
Job ID: CHQ20172906-19574
Job Title: Vice President, Employment Counsel
Job Code: CHQ20172906-19574
Location: Melbourne, FL
This position will manage and mitigate Harris’ risks as they relate to employment law and regulations.
Achieve business-oriented objectives and cost-effective solutions while mitigating employment legal risk
Function as an employment law subject matter expert
Ensure company compliance with all applicable employment, compensation, benefit, immigration and workers’ compensation laws
Advise on the full range of global employment law issues
Provide practical, business-oriented and legally sound advice to Human Resources, management and other stakeholders on all aspects of the employment relationship
Develop, draft and implement a variety of workplace policies, employee training and employment-related templates and agreements in collaboration with Human Resources and other functions as appropriate
Oversee, direct and provide employment advice with respect to internal investigations
Investigate, negotiate and resolve pre-litigation claims and administrative charges, and serve as subject matter expert for employment litigation matters
Advise on immigration matters
Investigate and prepare responses to administrative charges and other pre-litigation matters, negotiating resolution of claims
The VP, Employment Counsel reports in to the VP, Associate General Counsel.
JD. degree from an accredited law school
Member in good standing of the bar
A minimum of 10+ years’ experience dedicated to the practice of employment law counseling and litigation handling the responsibilities outlined above, in-house employment law experience preferred
Detailed knowledge of federal, state and local employment laws
Familiarity with ERISA, compensation, benefits, immigration and workers’ compensation laws
Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, analytical, leadership and project management skills
High performance standards and attention to detail
Strong legal and business judgment, exceptional integrity and unflappable demeanor
Ability to organize, and prioritize, handle high pressure situations, meet short deadlines and maintain confidentiality
Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.
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LocationUSA - FL - Melbourne