Assistant Vice President - Employee Relations
Credit Suisse
Pune, Maharashtra
India-Pune-Pune | Full-time (FT) | Corporate Functions | Job ID 137976
Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking capabilities. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, we have a global reach with operations in about 50 countries and employ more than 45,000 people from over 150 different nations. Embodying entrepreneurial spirit, Credit Suisse delivers holistic financial solutions to our clients, including innovative products and specially tailored advice. Striving for quality and excellence in our work, we recognize and reward extraordinary performance among our employees, provide wide-ranging training and development opportunities, and benefit from a diverse range of perspectives to create value for our clients, shareholders and communities. We are Credit Suisse.

We Offer

We are a department that values Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and is committed to realizing the firm’s D&I ambition which is an integral part of our global Conduct and Ethics Standards.
You will have the opportunity to work with internal stakeholders including the Human Resources business partners and HR specialists, Compliance, Legal, Employment Law, General Counsel, Security Services, Sourcing and Vendor Management and Line Management.
You will have to be successful in a challenging role, while handling the most complex and high profile grievance and disciplinary cases primarily in India, taking into account legal obligations, regulatory expectations and the bank’s risk appetite and ensuring effective risk management at all times.
You will possess the ability to act as a Disciplinary or Grievance Decision Manager: applying extensive employee relations/employment law experience and knowledge to lead cases quickly, effectively and professionally, ensuring that the risk to the bank is mitigated and that decisions reached are fair, consistent and in line with legal obligations and regulatory expectations.
You will also be responsible for accomplishing the right outcomes by collaborating with internal stakeholders including the HR business partners and Compliance, Legal, Employment Law.
You have the opportunity to support the Head of Employee Relations in influencing and driving the direction of the strategy across the APAC region.
You will be representing the team on ad-hoc APAC and/or global projects and tasks as directed by the Head of ER, e.g. development of Employee Relations related e-learning initiatives.

You Offer

You have a deep understanding of the value of diversity in the workplace and are dedicated to fostering an inclusive culture in all aspects of working life so that people from all backgrounds receive equal treatment, realize their full potential and can bring their full, authentic selves to work. This should be further elaborated on in your application.
You hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related disciplines.
You have extensive experience as an ER Specialist, ideally obtained within a demanding financial services environment.
You possess excellent knowledge of the Indian employment law and regulatory frameworks (exposure to, and a full appreciation of, the regulatory environment and the regulator’s expectations in the context of employee conduct / disciplinary matters is essential).
You have prior experience with a wide variety of complex first and second stage grievances and disciplinarians.
You hold experience working within a complex, dynamic and challenging business environment.
You are able to partner effectively with key internal business partners including senior business managers.
You possess the confidence, gravitas and credibility in addition to having a robust and resilient personality.

Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success.