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Phillips 66 Advisor, Employee Relations in Houston, Texas

Phillips 66 & YOU - Together we can fuel the future

Phillips 66 has more than 140 years of experience in providing the energy that enables people to dream bigger and go farther, faster. We are committed to improving lives, and that is our promise to our employees and our communities. We are sustained by the backgrounds and experiences of our diverse teams, which reflect who we are, the environment we create and how we work together. Our company is built on values of safety, honor and commitment. We call our cultural mindset Our Energy in Action, which we define through four simple, intuitive behaviors: We work for the greater good, create an environment of trust, seek different perspectives and achieve excellence. Phillips 66 was recognized by Forbes as one of “America’s Best Employers” in 2021.


The Advisor, Employee Relations, partners with HR Managers, HR Business Partners and management to advise on various human resources policies, procedures, laws, standards and government regulations. Partners with Global Ethics and Legal to respond to employee relations matters such as complaints of harassment, discrimination and employee misconduct. Provides training to human resources and management on HR related matters.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Internal Workplace Investigations:

  • Plan, conduct, and resolve investigations in response to employee concerns and complaints regarding unfair treatment, inappropriate behavior, harassment, discrimination, policy violations, and other employee issues.

  • Demonstrate a fair process and systematic methodology in conducting workplace investigations.

  • Organize, summarize and explain issues and relevant factual information and data to Global Ethics, Legal, HR Business Partners/Managers and Business Unit Management for consideration and creation of investigation plan, conclusions and outcomes.

  • Draft clear, concise investigation reports and summaries, analyzing information gathered and applicability to relevant policies.

  • Partner with Global Ethics, Legal and HR Business Partners/Managers on the implementation of investigation outcomes for involved parties and impacted work group.

  • Employment Compliance and Risk Management:

  • Ensure that employment practices are legally compliant, meet or exceed Company values and standards of fairness and equity, and foster a diverse and inclusive environment.

  • Respond to complaints filed with state/federal agencies following the investigation and consultation with Human Resources and management of the allegations. Assist with any additional requests made by the agency after response submission.

  • Familiarity of OFCCP requirements with demonstrated experience and ability to lead program development initiatives, communicate strategy and requirements to ensure compliance and provide guidance to HRBP on their AAPs.

  • Manage required employment-related posters/notices process including managing relationship with vendor and ensuring updates are sent to the appropriate Business Unit contacts.

  • Manage EEO/AAP training as needed, including annual training process for required subjects, working with LMS team and vendor to provide required training.

  • Provide daily guidance on Employee Relations topics, such as complaints, performance management and conflict resolution issues, following relevant employment laws, legislative trends, Company policies and best practices.

  • Partner with internal experts, including HR Business Partners, Legal, Labor Relations, Global Ethics and additional partners, to identify important trends in employee relations, predict and mitigate risk, and provide and implement solutions.

  • Educate and train managers and Human Resources colleagues on relevant Employee Relations topics and policies.

  • Policy Development, Governance and Interpretation:

  • Lead or partner on the creation, implementation, governance and interpretation of HR policies, guidelines and procedures.

  • Develop and maintain tools to help standardize processes and scale the HR Policy function.

  • Contribute to the development of communication strategies for new HR policies guidelines and procedures.

  • Partner with internal experts, including HR Business Partners, Legal, Labor Relations and others.

  • Participate on projects outside of Employee Relations, as needed.

Position Requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 5 or more years of professional experience in Human Resources or a related field

  • Knowledge of HR policy and ER investigations

  • Knowledge of current US employment laws and regulations

  • Expertise in professional business writing and presentation, for example, summarizing and analyzing of investigation findings

  • Demonstrated ability to interact with multiple levels of management

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with key business partners

  • Demonstrated decision-making ability and excellent judgment

  • Demonstrated ability to handle highly confidential information

  • Ability to travel 20% of the time


  • Master’s Degree

  • 5 or more years of experience in HR policy, Employee Relations, Employment Law, and/or Workplace Investigations

  • Experience with Affirmative Action Plans, OFCCP audit, EEOC and/or other government-related compliance experience

  • Current and active experience conducting workplace investigations (e.g., you have conducted at least 10 to 20 workplace investigations over the last 2 years)

  • Demonstrated strong analytical/statistical abilities and detail-orientation

  • Labor Relations Experience

  • Effective presentation and facilitation skills

To be considered

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of May 18, 2021 .

Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a)(1). Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Phillips 66 is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Requisition ID: 54023

Location: Texas - Houston

Job Field: Human Resources

Division : Human Resources

Technical Req : No