Employee Relations Specialist

Employee Relations Specialist

Our Business Support teams deliver the vital services to ensure the continued success of our business divisions. These services include HR, Finance, Procurement, Marketing, Legal and Commercial, Estates and Facilities, Core Technology, Corporate Security, IT, and Fleet. Every person in every team is contributing to the lasting impact our Team makes. Help keep the nation’s critical digital infrastructures connected and protected.

The Employee Relations Specialist will provide a remote, responsive, fair and consistent Employee Relations advisory service, in line with company specific policies and procedures. Supporting Managers with full case management and administrative support on ER issues including disciplinary, grievance, absence management, probation, AWOL, flexible working, investigations, restructures, Consultations and TUPE. This is a varied role which would suit an organised, customer focused HR professional.

The key deliverables of this role are as follows:

  • To mitigate risk of employment tribunals
  • ER Cases to be resolved in a timely manner.
  • Ensure HR Projects, i.e. TUPE, Redundancy are completed consistently and efficiently with required due diligence and within required timeframes.

What you’ll do:

  • To advise, guide and support managers with all matters relating to employee relations in line with Telent specific policies and procedures both at the informal and formal stages
  • Ensure line managers are clear on how to conduct meetings, including advice on meeting preparation and how meetings should be chaired and concluded.
  • Effective case management of people related issues such as: disciplinaries, performance management, employment tribunals, grievance, and absence management.
  • Effective co-ordination and support of Consultations and TUPE situations.
  • Developing effective relationships with the business to promote good employee relations across the organisation.
  • Monitoring trends in employment practices and advising on appropriate proactive action.
  • Providing advice and guidance on disciplinary and welfare cases, capability, grievance, and coaching managers where appropriate.
  • Ensure all personnel records are maintained and secure, complying with obligations under the Data Protection Act
  • Provide a helpful, highly responsive, efficient, and effective support service in relation to all ER matters.
  • Managing employment Tribunal and ACAS Early conciliation related cases including settlement agreements and redundancy cases.
  • Involvement in ad hoc projects/activities which may include leading on local or large group consultations depending on the scope of the activity.
  • Ensure HR and Employment Law knowledge is up to date and advice is given is in line with law and best practice.
  • Ensuring managers are upskilled to deal with people in a fair and effective manner by having input into training courses such as disciplinary/grievance but also training managers individually or as a group with topics such as flexible working.
  • Liaise with internal stakeholders, i.e. Occupational Health, to provide advice, support, and recommendations.
  • Liaise with external providers, i.e. legal for additional support and advice where applicable.

Key Requirements:

  • Experience of providing HR ER advice in line with relevant policies and legislation, ideally in a case management set up.
  • Experience of working on significant TUPEs, Consultations and restructure processes
  • Well organised with the ability to plan, prioritise and manage high volume of case work and queries to meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Good working knowledge of current employment legislation and its application in the workplace
  • CIPD qualified or working towards
  • Knowledge of ER procedures and processes such as employment tribunals, disability, diversity and equal opportunities.

What we offer:

A career at Telent can span many sectors, roles, technologies and clients giving you the opportunity to develop, learn new skills and make an impact. We are growing and we rely on our committed Team to deliver.

We nurture the talent that makes this happen, by our on-going commitment to creating an inclusive culture that respects and values difference, that celebrates diverse ideas. We want everyone to feel they can be themselves and to thrive at work.

The additional benefits with this role:

  • 34 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year
  • Company pension scheme
  • A range of family friendly policies
  • Occupational health support and wellbeing Portal
  • Discounts on Cinema, Restaurants and Shopping with Telent Reward scheme.

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Job Information

Job Reference: 625_1718101763
Salary: Competitive
Salary From: £
Salary To: £
Job Industries: Human Resources and Personnel
Job Locations: Chorley, Lancashire
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Telent
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