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EY HR Manager – Employee Relations in Auckland, New Zealand

HR Manager – Employee Relations

Core Business Services

Requisition # AUC0012M

Post Date May 03, 2021

HR Manager – Employee Relations and HR Projects Focus, Talent Specialist Team, Brisbane

  • Be part of a high-performing, supportive culture

  • Work with different teams on projects in varying locations

  • Balance work and passions through our innovative flexible work options

About EY

The opportunity

We are seeking HR Manager – Employee Relations and HR Projects Focus (Assistant Director rank) to join the Talent Specialist Team. This will be a full-time role (although part-time would also be considered). Location of the role is flexible.

In this role you will support a high-performance culture by working closely with the business in managing high risk issues such as workplace investigations, ill-health, redundancies and restructures, some senior performance issues and any other employee relations matters. You will also work closely with the Oceania Service Line HR Business Partners and other Talent Centres of Excellence in the project management and roll out of cyclical people processes for Oceania including but not limited to LEAD, GPS/Pulse Survey and whole of firm Talent initiatives.

Your key responsibilities

  • Partnering with people managers to create sustained solutions to individual employee matters

  • Balancing the firm’s commercial requirements whilst proactively managing risks.

  • Managing all high risk / complex employee relations matters including:

  • Redundancies / restructures

  • Disciplinary management

  • Workplace investigations

  • Employee ill-health issues; and

  • Harassment, bullying and sexual harassment matters

  • Project Management of process reviews, EY macro process projects, acquisitions and whole of firm Talent initiatives as required

  • Building the firm’s capability in appropriately managing employment relations matters by educating Partners, people managers and HRBPs in employment relations processes and legislation

  • Partnering with HRBPs and Centres of Excellence to facilitate the implementation of talent initiatives such as engagement survey action plans, diversity & inclusion and employee wellbeing initiatives

  • Coaching and mentoring Talent Advisors

  • Actively participating in projects to develop new processes and process improvements

Skills and attributes for success

  • Employee relations

  • Performance management

  • HR project management

  • Influencing business leaders and managing diverse stakeholder groups

Ideally, you’ll also have

This role would also suit someone with an employment law background looking to move into a HR role.

Who are Core Business Services?

The EY Core Business Services (CBS) team help support the business enablement functions that help keep EY running and maintain its success! As a CBS professional you will work across teams to provide the knowledge, resources and tools that help EY deliver exceptional client services, win in the marketplace and support EY’s growth and profitability.

Areas within CBS include the General Counsel’s Office, Finance, IT, Talent, Enterprise Support Services, Brand Marketing and Communications, Business Development, Knowledge and Risk Management. Join us and be a valued and important member of the team!

What working at EY offers

Our Total Rewards package includes:

  • formal or informal flexible working options e.g. remote working, flexible start and finish times -

  • career and learning development e.g. EY badges (), career mentoring

  • an extensive range of wellbeing and benefit offerings e.g. Salary packaging, parental leave and support, health checks

Who we are

EY is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer () offering a vast range of internal networks including Ability EY, our disability network, Unity, our LGBTI network and our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander network enabling us all to embrace and value the diverse society we live within. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application viaor +61 1800 017 666.

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