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Employment Relations Specialist ASAP

Job Title: Employment Relations Specialist ASAP
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: ER-RS_1526054383
Contact Name: Racquel Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description


  • Hands on role leading managers through the collective consultation process.
  • Working closely with the HRBP ensuring delivery of key milestones
  • Working within a multi-functional team to defined and consistent processes and principles to ensure exceptional people experience
  • Providing managers with responses to individual's questions and issues where required
  • Hands-on approach to higher risk, more complex individual issues (eg maternity, ill-health)
  • Working closely with managers to ensure they understand and are following processes to ensure legal compliance and that employee journey principles are adhered to
  • Supporting Senior ER Manager and Forum process on request (eg with documentation or picking up key actions, supporting communications, facilitating sub-circle discussions where needed)
  • Providing general ER support and advice throughout the change process as required ensuring success and excellent employee and manager experience.

Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Proven experience within an Employee Relations role and/or HR operational experience in a fast paced environment with proven employee relations experience.
  • Demonstrable experience of dealing with people and business driven ER issues.
  • Experience of managing medium-high risk ER cases to conclusion.
  • Good understanding and application of employment legislation.
  • Strong communication and listening skills, being comfortable in coaching, advising and influencing managers.
  • Ability to assess risks and make fair decisions that meet the needs of the business.
  • Ability to influence management decisions.
  • Strong team player who is confident and self motivated.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to quickly develop a rapport and strong working relationships remotely, across all levels, within the wider People team and business teams.
  • Strong organisational skills able to plan, prioritise and work under pressure with good attention to detail to manage cases to conclusion and keep track of progress.
  • Ability to identify risks and make fair, commercial decisions, with guidance and support that meets the needs of the business.
  • Ability to prioritise and work under pressure.

Nice to Have.

  • Graduate calibre.
  • CIPD qualified.
  • Ideally some experience of working in fast paced technology, retail or IT related industries.

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.