Head of Employee Relations - UK & I

Location
Manchester, England
Salary
£90000 - £100000 per annum + car, bonus and broader benefits
Posted
11 Oct 2017
Closes
08 Nov 2017
Ref
13862470/001
Contact
Amanda Salaam
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A rare opportunity as arisen to join the UK HR Leadership team in an influential role responsible for the UK ER strategy.

Client Details

A leading technology business with a household brand name.

Description

Fundamental aspects of this role include Employee Relations (case management), Industrial Relations, policies, procedures and Legal Employment Compliance along with:

  • Sustaining positive relationships with senior UK business stakeholders and ensuring both input, awareness and compliance of UK ER Strategy is fulfilled
  • Maintaining an oversight and thorough understanding of the live agreements with employee bodies and ensuring they are continually reviewed and remain fit for purpose
  • Owning both the UK engagement platform (outside of I&C) and topics which need to be consulted on with the new body. Ensuring subsequent consistency of any Trade Union consultation
  • Ensuring close alignment of UK IR/ER/Legal/Policy issues and strategy

Profile

Interested candidates should come from the technology sector, be operating at a senior level and managing a team. You should also have experience of working across multiple geographies in a matrixed business. You will be a self motivator, who enjoys working with autonomy and who values being accountable for their personal delivery.

You will also have proven demonstrable experience of:

  • Leading employee and industrial relations within a complex business
  • Managing and developing a team
  • Assessing strategic and commercial risk from an ER/IR perspective
  • Trade Union engagement including negotiations and collective bargaining
  • Large, complex employment agreements

NB - Candidates must be happy to travel in the UK and will be expected to spend at least one day a week in London if based in the North, or 2 days a week in Manchester if Southern based.

Job Offer

Salary up to £100k along with a car allowance, bonus and broader benefits package.

Candidates must be happy to travel in the UK and will be expected to spend at least one day a week in London if based in the North, or 2 days a week in Manchester if Southern based.