ER Advisor

London, England
£35000 - £37000 per annum + Yes + 22.5% salary bonus
17 Jan 2019
14 Feb 2019
Elizabeth Gillman
Contract Type
Full Time

ER Advisor

12 month FTC - Potential to turn perm


£35,000 - £37,000pa + 22.5% bonus

An exciting opportunity for an Employee Relations Advisor to join our clients growing team based in Stratford East London. This is a fantastic role for an experienced ER Advisor to work within a fast paced, global business working on a variation of cases mainly high risk cases.

If you enjoy working as part of a large team, have a proactive can do attitude and are an experience ER Advisor, then this role is for you!

The team provides vital support to the 20,000 strong retail estate and UK offices, offering advice and guidance on all employee relation queries.

Key responsibilities will include:

Managing all medium and high risk ER cases to resolution. This will include drafting all correspondence relating to the case, providing telephone advice throughout the process and, with the support of the Coordinator, completing all associated administration.

Delivering effective coaching and development to line managers resulting in a positive impact on business performance and preventing a re-occurrence of issues.

Ensuring the HR systems, case management tools and employee files are accurate, up to date and reflect advice given, action taken and that the paperwork has been sent in a timely manner eg invite, outcome, appeals.

Supporting ER Coordinators, and the wider HR team, with all escalated matters to help determine the best course of action, ensuring that high-risk cases are quickly identified and escalated to the Senior ER Advisor.

Addressing issues of line manager non-compliance in relation to HR policy, process, procedure and employment law.

Managing long-term absence cases including the preparation and production of MI reports and making meaningful interventions to ensure all cases are dealt with in a reasonable and timely manner.

Preparation and presentation of monthly reports on volumes, trends. Identifying opportunities, and putting forward recommendations, for continuous improvement eg to existing policies, processes, procedures and line manager training.

Identifying skills/knowledge gaps and support in the delivery of interventions, such as workshops and coaching

Leading on consultation processes and ad hoc project work

What you will need for this role

Experience of working in a high volume ER Advisory role.

Up to date employment law and best practice HR knowledge.

Ability to understand, interpret HR policies, processes and procedures and use these to advise line managers when dealing with complex ER cases.

Clear, articulate and concise communication skills - both verbal and written.

Good listening skills and questioning techniques.

Experienced in delivering coaching, training and development interventions to raise Line manager capability.

Competent use of working with a case management system.

Experience of working within a customer focused function within a large, retail based, company.

A can do, positive attitude that works towards identifying issues and seeking solutions