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Employee Relations Consultant

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Operational

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Max Reardon

  • Contact email:

    Max.Reardon@oliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-112023-230220_1700068457

  • Published:

    8 maanden geleden

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2023-12-15

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Position: Temporary Employee Relations (ER) Consultant - Fully Remote

Location: Fully Remote (Inside IR35)

Duration: Temporary

Competitive Daily Rate

This Insurance client is seeking a skilled and experienced Temporary Employee Relations (ER) Consultant for a fully remote role, working inside IR35. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in providing practical, hands-on, and commercially sound advice and support in Employee Relations case management. The focus will be on formal grievances, disciplinaries, and performance management, with a specialization in investigating complex disciplinary and grievance matters.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Provide high-quality ER advice to business managers and HRBPs on a day-to-day basis, fostering effective partnerships across teams and functions.
  • Utilize coaching and influencing skills to achieve the right outcomes in each case, managing risk while maximizing business results.
  • Advise the business on understanding, owning, and applying all aspects of employment legislation, procedural compliance, and best practices.
  • Interpret changes in legislation and codes of practice, ensuring the business follows best practices and operates within employment law and regulatory requirements.
  • Develop effective and credible relationships with colleagues and clients to promote good employee relations across the business.
  • Deliver an effective internal ER consultancy, focused on adding value to the business and maximizing the effectiveness of team members.
  • Work in accordance with the company's Risk Management Framework and comply with company policies, including managing risks that may adversely affect the business.

Knowledge and Expertise:

  • Degree educated or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent technical knowledge of employee relations and employment law gained through ER, HR generalist experience, or relevant management/legal roles.
  • Ability to act with sensitivity and diplomacy in dealing with challenging situations.
  • Proven commercial approach with a good understanding of business needs and the ability to make sound judgments.
  • Experience in coaching and influencing line managers and adept at handling difficult conversations.
  • Experience in investigating complex grievance matters and preparing Investigation Reports for consideration at a grievance or disciplinary hearing.
  • Experience in preparing disciplinary invite letters, structuring allegations, and supporting disciplinary hearing managers through the disciplinary process.
  • Experience in advising on and managing poor performance.
  • Ability to prioritize in a fast-paced environment, manage workload to deliver to tight deadlines, and work well under pressure.
  • Ability to work as a team, recognize boundaries of own expertise, and seek input from others as needed.
  • Effective utilization of IT applications and systems including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced ER professional to contribute to a dynamic and forward-thinking organization. If you have the required skills and expertise, we encourage you to apply for this fully remote position.

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