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HR Advisor / Generalist


Morristown, NJ, US

About Avaya

Avaya enables the mission critical, real-time communication applications of the world’s most important operations. As a global leader in delivering superior communications experiences, Avaya offers a complete portfolio of software and services for contact center and unified communications— offered on premises, in the cloud, or a hybrid. Today’s digital world requires communications enablement, and no other company is better positioned to do this than Avaya. For more information, please visit www.avaya.com.


 Manages the planning, development, implementation, and administration for a broad range of HR policies and programs including but not limited to: recruiting, compensation, benefits, training, employee relations and labor relations. Responsible for providing assistance and guidance to line management on a broad range of human resource policies, programs, and practices. Influences senior management to align with HR initiatives and execute a set people agenda that has already been set by a functional head. Advises company management in employee policy and program matters, and recommends appropriate decisions. Work is completed with minimal direction and reviewed by senior management. Provides solutions to a diverse range of complex problems. Typically requires 5 - 7 years of experience and a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in the following areas


Skills and Requirements
  • First line manager support
  • Employee performance issues
  • Complaint & Grievance resolution
  • HR Programs, processes and policy questions
  • Mobility/Visa Immigration
  • Report analysis
  • Terminations & Forced Management
  • Country policy updates and communications
  • Program delivery support
  • Cross country & functional project implementation
  • Able to drive and facilitate HR processes
  • Work with global teams a plus   
  • Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio
5 - 7 Years of Experience
Bachelor degree or equivalent experience
Preferred Certifications
Avaya is an Equal Opportunity employer and a U.S. Federal Contractor. Our commitment to equality is a core value of Avaya. All qualified applicants and employees receive equal treatment without consideration for race, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other protected characteristic. In general, positions at Avaya require the ability to communicate and use office technology effectively. Physical requirements may vary by assigned work location. This job brief/description is subject to change. Nothing in this job description restricts Avaya right to alter the duties and responsibilities of this position at any time for any reason. You may also review the Avaya Global Privacy Policy (accessible at https://www.avaya.com/en/privacy/policy/) and applicable Privacy Statement relevant to this job posting (accessible at https://www.avaya.com/en/documents/info-applicants.pdf).

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