Industrial Relations Lead

London, England
£65000 - £75000 per annum + Great Benefits
24 Jun 2021
22 Jul 2021
Andi Drinkwater
Contract Type
Full Time

***URGENT ROLE*** Henlee Resourcing is working in partnership with a large, highly respected, and rapidly transforming organisation, to recruit an Industrial Relations Lead into an exciting new 18 month FTC.

Accountable to the Head of HR, this role will provide expertise, knowledge, and communications across Employee & Industrial Relations, whilst managing relationships with the Trade Unions.

Specific duties;

  • Lead the Industrial Relations strategy
  • Lead collective consultations and negotiations
  • Review collective bargaining agreements.
  • Lead on all conciliatory and tribunal processes
  • Lead on sensitive and complex ER/IR matters
  • Provide technical expertise and advice to the HR, ER teams and HRBPs.
  • Maintain strong engagement / relationships with the Unions on a formal and informal basis
  • Work with the Unions to evolve relationships and facilitate organisational change & improvements
  • Provide technical leadership in supporting reductions in staff, redeployments, TUPE's etc
  • Ensure legal compliance across all facets of ER and IR
  • Work with 'Heads of' and subject matter experts (SMEs) to review policies and handle the Unions in respect of changes
  • Providing expertise and advice to change projects across ER and IR matters
  • Manage the ER Services budget, meeting targets and objectives agreed
  • Support HR with ongoing transformation projects.

We need an inspiring and confident Industrial Relations leader. A HR professional, who has proven and significant success across the full spectrum of ER and IR.

You will be a highly effective negotiator and influencer, adept handling difficult, demanding, and complex negotiations with Unions, coupled with a proven record of accomplishment in creating 'win/win' solutions and avoiding industrial action.

You will also be an enthusiastic supporter of workforce involvement and employee engagement, an excellent project manager, a strong analyst, creative and innovative in your approach and a strong presenter, confident, credible, and able to quickly capture and retain the attention of varying levels of audience / stakeholder.

If you are looking for a challenging role in a unique environment and possess the above competencies, please get in touch ASAP.

Henlee Resourcing is a specialist full service human resources recruitment consultancy operating across the South West, M3 / M4 / M5 corridors.

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