Employee & Labour Relations Business Partner

Paris, Paris Region, France
Corporate Functions


Weekly Hours: 35
Role Number:200553095
At Apple, we believe in hard work, a fun environment, and the kind of creativity and innovation that only comes about when talented people from diverse backgrounds approach problems from varying perspectives. The people here at Apple don’t just build products — they build the kind of wonder that’s revolutionised entire industries. It’s the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Join Apple, and help us leave the world better than we found it. The Employee & Labour Relations Business Partner (ERBP) provides consulting and direction regarding employee and labour relations matters to managers and employees throughout the organisation. The ERBP helps ensure legal compliance, and adherence to consistent application of Apple policies and practices across all lines of business. In this role, you will provide policy interpretations, advising on misconduct and performance issues, investigations, and decision reviews. You will also participate to meetings, and negotiations involving social partners (Works Council, Trade unions, Health & Safety committees, etc.). Your scope will be the Retail stores in France. Closing date for applications for this role is Wednesday 26th June at 12 noon CEST.


• Applying Apple values to support leaders and People team colleagues to resolve people challenges, including performance management, policy interpretation, business conduct issues, and terminations. • Conducting independent and timely investigations into alleged workplace misconduct and policy breaches, including interviewing employees, creating concise investigation reports, making recommendations to leadership. • Developing training and local policies, when applicable, and communicating and implementing company-wide programs, policies, and procedures. • Coordinating and leading Work Council, including any information or consultation process • Identifying and supporting development of strategy to mitigate labour relations risks including monitoring the external environment. • Coordinating and leading responses to government audits, information requests and inspections. • Using metrics with key stakeholders to highlight trends and developing strategies to cultivate positive employee relations in the business and to mitigate risk. • Maintaining accurate case entry practices in ER case management systems. • There will be some travel required to stores in France.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience related to employee and labour relations
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with employee relations cases
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with France labour relations system
  • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Able to work successfully within ambiguity and within a complex, fast pace and challenging business environment
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt flexibly to different situations
  • A demonstrated ability to partner effectively with key internal stakeholders including senior business managers
  • Strong communication skills including effective listening, writing and presentation
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Fluency in French and English required

Key Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Customer focused, detail oriented individual with ability to maintain a positive attitude in high-stress and fast-paced work environment
  • Drive for quality results and demonstrates high degree of determination

Education & Experience

Additional Requirements