ER Consultant

Jersey, Channel Isles
£55000 - £70000 per annum
06 Jun 2019
04 Jul 2019
Marie Robery-Bliss
Contract Type
Full Time

Jersey based client looking for an ER Advisor to join their HR Team for around 6 months.

The Employee Relations Advisor will cover all business lines within the company and will focus on case management of a variety of ER issues including disciplinaries, grievances, performance management, ill-health capability management and flexible working requests.

The primary function of the role is to manage core ER processes, ensuring accurate and timely service delivery. Advisors are required to have an in-depth knowledge of the key processes, take ownership for continuous improvement in those processes, and highlight any requirements for management education where trends are identified. The role also supports the disciplinary and grievance processes, therefore providing the opportunity for growth and development within the broader ER function.

You will be part of a team that prides itself on its ER expertise and its collaborative spirit. It will be essential for you to exercise your independent judgment to respond to a variety of issues to provide timely ER support to dispersed UK locations.

Responsibilities (brief description).

Support managers through the performance improvement process and PIPs

Support the Line of business with handling redundancies

Flexible Working Requests: meet with the manager and employee to understand the nature of the request and the LOBs ability to accommodate the requests

Sickness Absence Management

Ensure that any Data Subject Access Requests are completed on time and to the required standard by all parties

Support ER colleagues by managing disciplinary and grievance cases through to closure for routine cases

Handle regulatory exam failure cases under the disciplinary procedure, conduct investigations, provide advice to Hearing Managers

Provide policy and process guidance and general ER advice to managers and employees in a professional manner

Identify trends from issues being raised and create solutions to resolve them.

Participate in ER/HR projects as well as policy updates as required.


Previous experience handling Employee Relations related cases within a large organisation.

Previous experience handling performance management, flexible working, redundancies, occupational health and long-term disability cases, HR investigations, routine disciplinaries and grievances within an ER function for a large financial institution.

Ability to manage, organise and prioritise numerous objectives, projects or activities simultaneously.

Must be comfortable working under pressure whilst maintaining attention to detail.

Ability to make decisions balancing the risk reward trade off with good judgement skills.

Ability to operate independently using their own initiative.

Client focused providing excellent customer service.

Excellent interpersonal, analytical and organisational skills are required in order to interact with all levels of management and employees.

Ability to operate effectively at all levels within the company and understand business needs.