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Employee Relations Manager

Posted 7 March by Parity Professionals Ended

Employee Relations Manager- Fixed Term Contract

12 months



About the Role

You will lead a team of 3 HR Advisers and be responsible for providing expert advice and management of ER, Policy Development, MI and will support the HR Services Delivery Manager with ongoing projects.

You will ideally have excellent knowledge and understanding of Employment Law, experience of working with Trade Unions, team management experience, have the ability to be agile and overcome challenges, be a true leader and help with your direct reports development.

  • Provide comprehensive advice, interpretation and guidance on employment matters and HR policies, practices and processes to HR colleagues to minimise legal risk
  • Lead the HR Adviser team to manage and deliver an effective day to day ER service escalating more complex issues to senior colleagues or specialist teams as appropriate
  • Ensure the HRAs are capable of developing and supporting managers in their people management practices
  • Manage the day to day relationship, with the business, on Trade Union consultation and provide project management support to TU negotiation (i.e. pay and T&C negotiations)
  • Identify macro Employee Relations issues that need to be resolved to support business unit People Plans and objectives and provide recommendations to address
  • Manage the day-to-day operational delivery support of People Plans and activities defined and led by specialist HR teams and HRBP colleagues
  • Lead HR Advisers in engaging managers in development of talent and capability within their areas of responsibility
  • Update and maintain HR policies and processes, ensuring that they are communicated effectively, and that HR is equipped to support their implementation


  • Performance related bonus
  • Competitive pension
  • 37 hour working week
  • 25 days annual leave - (30 days after five years) bank holidays and an extra 3 over Christmas
  • Paid volunteer day
  • Bike to Work scheme (with secure bike storage and excellent changing facilities)
  • Free onsite parking
  • Subsidised on-site staff restaurant
  • On-site nursery
  • Very generous staff benefits including over 500 discounts from national stores
  • Wide variety of sports and social clubs
  • Support for your health and wellbeing from eye care vouchers to health checks
  • Flexible working hours

Parity - Source, Develop, Transform

Parity Professionals Ltd acts in the capacity of an Employment Business when providing contract work finding services.

Required skills

  • HR
  • trade union
  • employee relations
  • human resources

Reference: 34630283

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