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Regional Manager, Human Resources & Labor Relations

Cox Communications Inc | West Warwick RI 02893 USA | Part Time | Posted: 11/23/2021

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Primary Location: 9 JP Murphy Hwy, West Warwick, RI, USA

Division: Cox Communications

Job Level: Manager/Senior Manager

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Requisition Number: 202101236

Role Summary:
Provides day-to-day human resources leadership and counsel to Region client groups covering many or most of the following areas: employee relations, recruiting, compensation, training, employee and labor relations, employee communications, and employment documentation. Ensures consistent application of HR and company policies and procedures. Provides education, counsel and training on maintaining a pro-employee culture.
  • Leads a team of Region HR Consultants, Generalists & Coordinator supporting employees in the areas of employee relations, programs, policies and processes, and the execution of performance and merit management and reorganization initiatives.
  • Partners with management to ensure policies, and programs are aligned with business initiatives.
  • Partners with other HR areas for policies, processes and practices related to employment, labor relations, compensation, benefits (STD/LOAs), and workforce planning.
  • Partners with Center HRBP team to develop policies, programs, and tools and provides timely feedback on effectiveness and value to the business.
  • Leads enterprise-wide and local regional projects and initiatives to support a positive employee experience.
  • Sustains continuous dialogue with Region leaders on both internal and external change issues and opportunities.
  • Facilitates implementation of business transformational (re-organization and/or restructure) initiatives.
  • Collaborates with clients to support and/or drive workforce planning and design efforts, talent acquisition, leadership development, performance management, talent management, and employment/labor issues.
  • Guides, trains, and directs managers and employees on the implementation of HR policies and processes to ensure appropriate legal (FMLA, ADA, EEOC, etc.) and company compliance.
  • Directs employee relations assessments and activities to ensure CCI has the most current understanding of employee relations issues and minimizes company liability by proactively working with leaders to manage local vulnerability to outside influences.
  • Shares Regional feedback on the development, implementation, coordination, and evaluation of HR related processes.
  • Ensures compliance with employment related law at the State and Federal level.
  • Conducts research into human resource programs and activities and recommends changes or innovations where desirable.
  • Serves as a key leadership resource for the Cox Communications Labor Relations COE, leading activities in support of the enterprise Proactive Employee Relations (PER) strategy, including:
    • Deployment of the Proactive Employee Relations (PER) leadership training series.
    • Serving as a co-lead to the enterprise-wide Proactive Employee Relations Lead team.
    • Develop and maintain proactive labor relations content in partnership with the Learning and Workforce Capability team.
    • Conducting periodic reviews and updates of PER resource materials.
    • Analyzing survey data and employee feedback to identify potential labor issues and support the development of appropriate response strategies
    • Providing support and thought leadership in response to labor activity across the enterprise.
    • Ability to support other regions in the event of a labor relations campaign or organizing activity.


  • Where permitted by applicable law, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to be considered for this U.S. based job. (Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will be considered.)
  • 7 or more years of experience required in Human Resources, Employee Relations
  • 5 or more years of experience required if candidate possesses a related advanced degree
  • Requires strong knowledge of HR systems, preferably PeopleSoft or Workday
  • Excellent interpersonal, leadership, influencing, presentation, and collaborative skills to work effectively with teams throughout the organization
  • Experience leading change management activities
  • Excellent knowledge of employment laws and investigative processes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Excellent problem resolution skills and sound judgment
  • Strong business acumen
  • Strong analytical and data rationale skills
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize in fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • Strong skills in all Microsoft desktop software - especially, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • BS/BA degree in related discipline strongly desired (i.e. Human Resources, Business, etc.). Advanced degree is a plus
  • 7+ years broad Human Resources experience
  • 3 or more years experience managing an exempt team preferred
  • Experience in telecommunications industry desired
  • Experience in principles and practices of employee and labor relations, employment laws, and program/training development
  • Prefer SPHR/PHR certification

Who We Are

About Cox Communications

Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. Were dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.

About Cox

We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at

Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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Location West Warwick, RI, 02893, United States
Categories Human Resources

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