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Interim Employee Relations Specialist

Northern Ireland (North)
£27000 - £31000 Per Annum + Benefits
Contract
2 weeks ago

Vanrath are delighted to be assisting their global client with the recruitment of an Employee Relations specialist on an interim basis, initially for 3 – 6 months.

Salary for this role is up to £31,000 per annum roughly.

You will be responsible for providing guidance on policies and programmes and supporting relationships with employees and managers. Key responsibilities include;

  • Provide guidance and coaching to managers regarding the interpretation of policies and programmes, employment legislation, diversity and operational effectiveness/ improvements
  • Conduct investigations for employee relations complaints, grievances and breaches of Company/ Regulatory procedures
  • Maintain good collaborative relations with Managers and Trade Union representatives through regular Company/ Trade Union forums
  • Support and drive business excellence through ensuring effective Performance Management structures are in place
  • Support good communication and positive relationships with Employees and Management to promote Employee satisfaction, and build effective working relationships with Trade Unions to effect change efficiently and effectively through the existing consultation processes in place

The Successful candidate:

  • Strong interpersonal skills, with proven ability to maintain a high level of professionalism and confidentiality
  • At least 3 years’ experience in employee relations; strong HR generalist with exposure of ER and unionised environment
  • Relevant qualification, with expert knowledge of HR best practice and Irish employment law
  • Proven ability to make sound decision, and track record of conducting investigations, disciplinaries, grievances
  • Good organisational skills with a keen attention to detail


The successful candidate will have both N.I. and ROI legislative experience and be happy to work from Derry and cover one other N.I. site for the business.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Human Resource job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please contact Sophie Cousans in the strictest confidence on 02890 330 250

Job Reference: SOP1405192_1557850655

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