HR Manager - ER focus
Oakleaf Partnership are currently working with a well known retail brand who are looking to appoint an HR Manager to join their team to focus on ER. The role will be offered on a 6 month FTC basis to offer additional support to the team. Leading a team of three you will be responsible for providing expert advice and support to the business sin the handling of all employee relations matters. You will work at pace to deliver solutions that enable stakeholders cross the business. Responsibilities include:● Provide a consultancy service to stakeholders across all levels and provide professional support for high risk / complex issues.● Brief and coach stakeholders on best practice in relation to all people management issues.● Support the business in resolving matters of conflict at the earliest opportunity and provide an independent mediation role where appropriate● Escalate concerns or potential business risks where advice has not been acted upon appropriately.● Monitor and analyse data including turnover rates, absence, equal opportunities information, health and safety and trends, reporting to the HR Director with recommendations for future action.● Monitor both short and long-term sickness, advising line managers and ensuring that colleagues are managed in accordance with policy, to enable return to work at the earliest opportunity and that, where necessary, rehabilitation programmes are in place, liaising with 3rd party external health providers.● Manage local introduction of new or revised policy and process issues including delivery of local workshops, ensuring that line managers are appropriately equipped with on-going support in introducing and managing such changes.● Ensure offers of employment and associated contract documentation are within HR policy, including appropriate employment checks. To be successful for this team you should have previous experience of ER including thorough knowledge and practical application of employment legislation. You should have strong influencing and advisory skills with the ability to build relationships quickly. You should be available at short notice to start this position and be interested in an interim assignment.