Legg Mason

Human Resources (HR) Employee Relations Partner

Job Locations US-MD-Baltimore
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Human Resources
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Position Overview

If you are an HR guru who loves tackling employee relations issues and providing coaching and development feedback, we have the perfect opportunity for you!


Our HR Strategy Solutions team is seeking a driven HR Employee Relations Partner to join the team in Downtown Baltimore (Harbor East). In this position, you will report to the Head of Employee Relations and engage as a trusted adviser and subject matter expert to coach employees and managers on sensitive work-related issues.

Key Responsibilities & Duties Include, but not Limited to

  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of company policy, culture and values, and makes recommendations to resolve complex employment-related matters
  • Partners with HR Business Partners to implement solutions
  • Provides coaching and development feedback to managers and employees
  • Provides data analysis and reporting solutions based on business needs
  • Works with the business on highlighting key trends in employee relations and actively driving training, systems, and process improvements
  • Conducts internal investigations involving workplace conflicts or allegations of policy and/or legal violations; works to ensure issues are properly identified, reported, investigated and resolved
  • Provides interpretation of human resource policies, rules, and processes
  • Partners with various functions within Human Resources (i.e. Analytics, Learning and Organizational Development, Compensation, HR Operations, Diversity and Inclusion) to execute business-specific HR strategies
  • Manages and supports internal projects and programs
  • Maintains and protects confidential data with great discretion, judgment, and professionalism
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

Ideal Qualifications and Experience

  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to interact with and influence in all functions and at all levels of the organization
  • Strong business orientation
  • Innovative thinker
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented, especially with regard to effectively managing and documenting employee relations issues and investigations
  • Able to manage multiple priorities independently and keep current with workload



  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college
  • Minimum 7+ years of professional work experience with a minimum of 5 years in a Human Resources, Employee Relations, or equivalent business-facing HR role
  • Significant combination of formal training and/or experience in conducting workplace investigations into employee concerns
  • Demonstrated knowledge, interpretation, and application of relevant HR best-practices, employment law standards, and workplace investigative protocols
  • Project management skills and proven ability to drive programs to implementation
  • Analytical and data management skills

Company Overview

Legg Mason is a leading global asset management firm that offers rewarding career opportunities for individuals who share our core values: integrity, collaboration, passion for results, empowerment, and a commitment to our profession. We have a presence in every major financial center across the globe, and we look for exceptional professionals who want to shape a rewarding career through intellectual curiosity, leadership, and team-oriented approach. If you are passionate about the investment business and about building your future with one of the industry's premier firms, consider the opportunities at Legg Mason today.


Legg Mason offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, profit-sharing, extensive paid time off, employee stock purchase plan with company match, tuition reimbursement, paid parental leave for ALL employees, and much more.  Learn more about our amazing culture, our people, and total rewards package here.


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