HR Advisor - Employee Relations

Shropshire, England
£23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
16 Nov 2018
16 Dec 2018
Stuart Callaghan
HR Jobs Level
Contract Type
Full Time
HR Advisor - Employee Relations

Your new company

My client are a global FMCG business with over 10,000 UK employees and operations throughout the UK. They now have a requirement for an experienced HR Generalist to join their service centre, to specifically focus on their employee relations work, reporting into the Head of HR Service centre. This would be an ideal role for candidates looking to strengthen their ER expertise with the opportunity to join a very large HR team, with plenty of internal progression opportunities available.

Your new role

As ER Advisor you will act as first HR point of contact for Line Managers and Investigating Managers for disciplinary, grievance and absence issues, ensuring fair and consistent case management by guiding and directing Line Managers through disciplinary, grievance and absence procedures from a central HR Shared Service Centre location. You will offer advice to Line Managers and Investigating Managers on low risk cases, escalate high risk cases to local HR teams at appropriate trigger points and actively promote a 'right first time' approach by following HR policies and processes and therefore reducing the risk of litigation.

You will manage expectations by using the most appropriate method of communication , including email and telephone whilst seeking advice and guidance from HR Shared Service ER Manager and/ or Senior ER Managers if any risks to the business are identified.

As ER Advisor you will also be responsible for maintaining and updating all case notes on the HR Shared Service case management tool, fully utilise associated work flows within case management system and ensure all employee documentation is stored and allocated to employee file in an accurate and timely manner.

What you'll need to succeed

- Minimum 2 years experience in HR Administration/ Advisory role
- Knowledge of relevant employment legislation
- High attention to detail and levels of accuracy
- Proven ER experience including advising on low level conduct, capability and grievance issues
- Experience working in a high volume environment
- High level of IT skills including MS Office Excel, Power Point and Word
- Ability to 'think outside the box' when under pressure

What you'll get in return

The role attracts a salary of £25,000 plus bonus, generous holiday entitlement and an excellent benefits package including professional study support.

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