Skip to main content

This job has expired

Employee Relations & Policy Manager

Employer
Hays
Location
Southwark, England
Salary
£50537.0 - £59347.0 per annum + Up to £59k + pension + Annual leave
Closing date
20 Mar 2024

View more

Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
HR Jobs Level
Manager
Specialist Area
Employee Relations
CIPD Membership
CIPD Member

Job Details

Your new company
We\'ve partnered with a Higher Education institution in London in their search and selection for an Employee Relations & Policy Manager. This is a newly created position, and an exciting opportunity for a seasoned HR professional to join this organisation as part of the Employee Relations team, during a unique period of change and transformation.
The role is full-time, permanent, and hybrid working with 3 days based onsite from the headquarters in Southwark.
Your new role
Reporting directly into the Senior HR Business Partner, key responsibilities include:

* Organise and direct the employee relations function, ensuring the timely and effective progression of formal casework, ensuring appropriate risk management, stewarding policies and reasonable practices and raising standards of quality and managerial capacity.
* Managing a direct caseload of complex employee relations cases, including leading on liaison with ACAS, external investigators, and legal advisors, preparing for and attending Employment Tribunals, and supporting the drafting of reports, letters, and other correspondence.
* Build and maintain effective working relationships with clients, acting as an expert strategic adviser on a range of employee relations matters and as a point of escalation for employee relations enquiries emerging from other PCL teams, actively coaching, supporting, and mentoring colleagues to grow team capability and support development.
* Record, monitor, follow up and report on the performance of the employee relations function and policy adherence, including identifying trends, themes, lessons learned, and areas for improvement of management capability and practice, using this to evaluate, develop, and continuously improve HR policies and associated procedures, guidance, training, and templates.
* Lead the drafting of new/revisions to HR policies, the process of consultation and negotiation with relevant stakeholders, and the communication and embedding of new/revised practices across the workforce.


What you\'ll need to succeed

* A successful track record of handling a HR case work portfolio, including discipline and grievance investigations, hearings and appeals, ACAS Early Conciliation and Employment Tribunals as well as attendance and performance management processes to conclusion.
* A successful track record of providing high quality advice and guidance to senior leaders and managers, drawing on employment legislation, case law and best practice and making well-judged decisions in the context of the specific situation.
* A successful track record of coaching managers and leaders on a range of HR matters, enabling them to manage risk, resolve conflict, support others to be their best at work, and build cohesion and trust across a hybrid workforce.
* A successful track record of coaching managers and leaders on a range of HR matters, enabling them to manage risk, resolve conflict, support others to be their best at work, and build cohesion and trust across a hybrid workforce.
* A successful track record of coaching managers and leaders on a range of HR matters, enabling them to manage risk, resolve conflict, support others to be their best at work, and build cohesion and trust across a hybrid workforce.


What you\'ll get in return
Alongside a generous remuneration and pension scheme package, you will receive:

* Flexible working
* Generous annual leave
* Professional development opportunities
* Onsite Gym membership
* Season ticket loans
* Cycle to work scheme

What you need to do now
If you\'re interested in this role, click \'apply now\' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn\'t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at hays.co.uk

Company

About Hays

 

At Hays, we know that finding the right role at the right time takes careful consideration. As lifelong career partners we’re with our candidates each step of the way.

 

Whether you’re seeking a job for right now, a career change, or to move up the career ladder, we have the expertise, the up-to-date knowledge, connections and training to help you get where you want to go.

 

Providing an unmatched wealth of jobs across industries and professions, using our insights and market leading salary checker, employer relationships, pathways and support, we bring roles that challenge and excite you.

 

And it doesn’t end there. Our expert consultants are here to help get you more than your next job – offering training and upskilling via our free-to-use My Learning platform.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert