Michael Page Human Resources

Senior ER Manager

London, England
£59000 - £67000 per annum
03 Jun 2021
01 Jul 2021
JN -062021-2916752
Alison O'Connell
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior ER Manager role - permanent - salary up to £67,000

Renowned London University, consistently rated one of the top universities in the world

Client Details

Renowned London University, consistently rated one of the top universities in the world and leading the way in scientific and medicinal research


To support the Head of Employee Relations in managing good employee relations across the University:

- Assisting in the implementation of ER strategy and initiatives

- Providing expert advice and guidance on all ER issues

- Managing and coaching junior ER team members

- Ensuring best practice and consistency across all business areas


Ideal candidates will bring the following experience:

- CIPD Member (or equivalent experience)
- Up to date knowledge of employment legislation and best practice, particularly in relation to Higher Education and the NHS. Identifying and leading on improvement initiatives being implemented in this sector.
- Providing expert advice and guidance on ER issues to all business areas - reviewing and revising policies and frameworks - implementing ER strategies and initiatives
- Coaching and developing ER Advisers - providing expert ER advice and guidance on all matters relating to grievance, disciplinary, scientific misconduct and other ER issues - ensuring best practice, consistent application of processes and driving improvements across ER
- Managing own caseload including complex cases of disciplinary, grievance and research
- Working closely with trade unions, participating in informal and formal meetings and negotiations, ensuring resolution at the earliest opportunity
- Managing restructure and change management programmes in a unionised environment
- Leading on employment tribunal cases, including preparation of paperwork and witness
statements. Presenting evidence, as necessary.
- Evidence of significant experience in influencing and negotiating

Job Offer

Opportunity to join this world-renowned London University

Permanent role

Well-established HR team

Salary up to £67,000 (based on experience)

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