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ER Consultant

Posted 12 days ago by Pertemps
Location Swindon Job Type Permanent
Salary £36000 - £46000 per annum Sector Recruitment & HR
What is the purpose of this role?

Our client, a utility company, is embarking on an exciting journey. They are changing and improving how they interact with our customers every day.

Are you a passionate, highly energised and engaged professional seeking a new challenge? Our client is looking for inspiring people, like you, to join their team as part of this utility industry leading opportunity. Our new chapter starts now.

As part of their exciting plans, the HR Services team structure is growing and strengthening. In order to work closer with the business and employees the team are evolving to become a customer-centric, real time and adaptive team.

You will be seen as the expert in everything ER, whether that be advising on critical decisions in contentious employment law claims or recommending ER related management development requirements.

What makes this role unique?

You will join at a very exciting time as the new Employee Relations team, as well as the wider business community embarks on a new way of working.

What will this role involve?

Managing risks and successful resolution of employee relations issues and employment law cases.

Managing Croner's advice line (our third party supplier) and ensure full tripartite interaction with Eversheds, working closely with all parties.

Ensuring 'early warning' system of upcoming legislation and its potential impacts are provided to senior HR team and business leaders.

Ensuring case law updates are provided on a regular basis to HR team to foster increased knowledge.

Identifying employee relation issues with trend analysis, narrative and proposals for review and implementation.

Handling disciplinary, grievances and other employment law related caseloads.

Reviewing policies and procedures and identifying employee relations issues.

Liaising closely with IR for related activities, where applicable.

What skills are we looking for?

Have you got working knowledge of employment tribunal and the interlocutory process? Do you have experience of successfully managing contentious employee relations issues? If yes, apply now!

Our client is seeking an engaging individual with demonstrable ER knowledge particularly on performance management, disciplinary, grievance and discrimination and drafting ET1/3.

Strong knowledge of formulation of employment law and internal employee policy guidelines is a must; as well as the ability to keep ahead of employment policy and legal changes.

Representation experience in employment tribunals is advantageous.

Location information & Salary

This role has a flexible base location: Kembrey Park Swindon or Reading (with travel expected between sites). The salary is up to £46k, depending on skills and experience. Our excellent salary package includes a competitive contributory pension and a wider benefits scheme which includes an annual pay review, season ticket loans and loyalty awards for continuous service plus many more.

Closing date is 19 April 2019