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Employee Relations Advisor – 12 Month FTC

 

 

Salary: Up to £36,000 dependent on experience + pension + 25 days holiday

Location: Livingstone House, Leeds with homeworking and flexible working arrangements

 

 

Purpose of the role

 

 

To support the development of a positive employee relations climate, by providing expert advice in the management of ER issues, including but not limited to conduct, capability, attendance management and organisational change, through the application of HR and other organisational policies and procedures.

 

 

Key Accountabilities

 

 

Some of the key responsibilities you will have will include but are not limited to:

                                          

                                 

  • Advise line managers on the application of HR policies and procedures for specific employee relations issues (“cases”) so that these are fully owned and handled by line managers, in line with organisational policies and procedures and best practice. Assess the complexity and risks within each case, and as a result flex the advice and support delivered
  • Develop, and take part in delivering, an on-going programme of training and coaching of line managers so that they have the confidence and capability to manage cases with reducing reliance on HR or other external advice
  • Proactively manage own continuing professional development and share legislative and best practice updates with own team and other HR colleagues, to maintain the excellence of expertise available in the business
  • Work with, and build relationships throughout the business, and in particular with HR Business Partners, Talent team, Occupational Health and Business Support Group. Ensuring that the method of delivery of HR support to the business is understood and support is delivered efficiently and effectively
  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with trades union representatives and colleagues, helping to build understanding and trust at all levels
  • Provide support for and/or manage the delivery of project work relating to HR policies, employment legislation and other employee relations work, as required by business needs
  • Support the provision of Management Information on case activity, logging work carried out and analysing trends to inform management action, where such information is not readily available to line managers independently
  • Support the HR Business Partners with specific cases of organisational change
  • Develop, and take part in implementing, the on-going communication if HR Policies and Procedures to line managers and colleagues, in order to promote awareness and understanding and to develop trust and transparency

 

 

Knowledge and Skills Required

 

 

Essential:

 

  • Practical experience of managing ER issues and HR case management, from informal meetings through to dismissals and appeals
  • Up to date employment law knowledge
  • Ability to create strong collaborative relationships with all colleagues and representatives
  • Strong verbal communication skills and the ability to influence appropriately with all stakeholders including line managers, employees and trade union representatives
  • Ability to research, analyse and reason logically and effectively within tight and conflicting timeframes

 

 

Desirable:

 

  • Fully qualified member of CIPD
  • Experience of using above knowledge and skills in a trade- unionised organisation
  • Experience of using above knowledge and skills, at all levels within a large organisation or for a range of complex cases
  • Basic project management skills and experience
  • Training delivery and coaching skills
  • Experience of using SAP and Excel

 

 

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply online and complete the application process. If you could also, please upload an up to date copy of your CV and cover letter outlining your relevant experience for the role.

 

 

Advert End Date: Sunday 5th December

 

What's in it for you?

 

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply on line and complete the application process.

Kelda Water Services (KWS) reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

If successful for the role, you will be required to undergo a Basic Disclosure Check, through a Third Party Company prior to commencing employment.

 

All our roles are subject to a medical questionnaire, and further medicals when required

 

 

Kelda Water Services (KWS) manages Kelda Group's non-regulated water and waste contract operations in the UK. We focus on winning non-regulated contracts or projects that have the potential to improve the Kelda Business.  KWS has a growing pipeline of opportunities bidding for and developing contracts in the water/waste water and renewables sectors throughout the UK and Ireland.

We are known for our excellent standards with ISO90001, ISO14001, OHSAS18001 certifications, CHAS accreditation and a ROSPA gold award linked to our Health and Safety performance.

You can expect plenty of benefits and support for playing your role in shaping our future and developing business growth.

Kelda Water Services values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.

Kelda Water Services reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

What's in it for you?

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision of 'taking responsibility for the water environment for good'.

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skills required, then please apply on line and complete the application process.

Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

The Kelda Group provides water and sewerage services to domestic and business customers across the UK, managing the following subsidiary companies: - 

Yorkshire Water, is the main subsidiary company providing water and sewerage services to 4.7 million people and 130,000 businesses in the Yorkshire region. Its activities are regulated by the Water Services Regulation Authority, Ofwat Loop Customer Management Ltd specialises in delivering customer service support to Yorkshire Water that includes billing, debt recovery and incident management. Employing more than 600 people, Loop have built up an impressive list of industry awards and achievements since being created in 2000 and is currently listed in the Sunday Times Top 100 list as being one of the best companies to work for.

Kelda Water Services (KWS) manages Kelda's non-regulated water and waste water contract operations. It is now the second biggest player in the UK market for outsourced clean and waste water services.

Kelda Water Services Retail offer quality, integrity and partnership but it is never just about the technologies behind our solutions in water. It is about the structure, delivery and even the financing of those solutions, and about giving our customers a level of convenience they never knew was possible.

KeyLand Developments Limited (KeyLand Developments) is responsible for managing, developing and disposing of the group's surplus property assets, either on its own or in partnership with outside organisations.

Kelda Group values equality, diversity and inclusion we believe that everyone should be treated with respect. We welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of gender, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, religion or belief and trade union membership.

Kelda Group reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

Employee Relations Advisor