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Employee Relations Manager

Dunstable, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 20, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
We are partnered with our client in the hospitality industry to hire an Interim Employee Relations Manager on a 6 month contract.
  • Day rate - Inside IR35
  • Up to £500 a day
  • 6 Months with the possibility to extend
  • Ideally 3 days per week onsite in Dunstable

The function

The ER team is the backbone of fair and compliant workplace practices. With expertise in legal compliance and conflict resolution, they guide HR Business Partners and Senior Leaders through complex cases, ensuring fair outcomes. They assess risks, challenge decisions, and collaborate with stakeholders to deliver effective solutions. Providing responsive support nationally, The ER team is instrumental in upholding the business values and driving business success.

What You'll Do
  • Guide HR Business Partners and Senior Leaders in navigating complex ER cases for optimal business outcomes.
  • Review risks from legal, financial, and public image viewpoints to make solid decisions with HR and Central Functions.
  • Advocate for necessary challenges to legal advice or management decisions, fostering continuous improvement.
  • Skilfully handle Employment Tribunal claims, balancing risks for the best business outcome, and liaising with external legal advisors.
  • Deliver responsive ER solutions nationally within the brand, ensuring effective support.
  • Mentor and Coach HR Advisor

Your profile:
  • ER experience within a corporate support centre environment (dealt with head office-based queries)
  • Experience in BAU but also redundancies/settlements/restructures/TUPE/ ER change is essential!
  • Confidence in writing 'simple' papers which will go to our ExCO and where the reader can translate a lot of information into an understandable way.
  • You'll need to be able to work alone but also part of a much bigger team.
  • Able to act, drive outcomes and influence at a senior level.

The ideal candidate will have worked for at least FTSE 250 businesses in the past (similar size scale to us in terms of corporate functions) and MUST have dealt with things like change/TUPE/restructures/settlements etc.

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