EY Employee Relations Manager x2 - 6m FTC - London in London, United Kingdom

Employee Relations Manager x2 - 6m FTC - London

Core Business Services

Requisition # LON00DV2

Post Date Apr 26, 2018

Maintaining our reputation as a leading worldwide professional service organisation requires a highly skilled, knowledgeable, energetic team to manage our internal business functions. As a part of this diverse and talented group of individuals, you’ll play a vital role in EY’s success.

In this role, you’ll use your skills, experience and initiative to support our client-serving teams and other parts of the financial services business to make a difference to the clients and communities we serve.

The opportunity

This is a 6 month fixed term contractsupporting the Senior ER Manager and the team of HR Business Consultants in providing a commercial and professional HR service to the FS business in the UK with particular emphasis on the end to end management of employee relations cases. This role will suit an existing ER Manager or an experienced HR Manager wanting to specialise in ER.

Your key responsibilities

You will provide advice to line managers and senior stakeholders on operational issues (such as performance management and the capability process, absence management, disciplinaries and grievances, redundancy programmes, TUPE, tribunals etc.), and work with them to resolve issues and the end to end management of complex ER cases.

Acting as a specific ER contact for line managers and HR colleagues, you will take responsibility for analysing problems and providing accurate and timely advice and solutions on an independent basis, as well as supporting them to develop their people management skills through coaching on issues and more formal training programmes.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Evidence of having dealt with busy work load in an organised manner, juggling multiple priorities and with attention to detail where there are competing demands on workload and deliverables.

  • Strong UK employment law knowledge.

  • Commercial awareness; engages business leaders on the options available and risks.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills. Able to establish credibility and present information effectively both orally and in writing.

  • Able to build relationships quickly.

  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Proven experience of working in an HR environment at Manager level, with substantial ER case load.

  • CIPD qualification and/or proven experience of managing ER cases.

  • High degree of ER expertise – keeps updated, credible and seen as point of advice and guidance for ER issues demonstrating process/technical expertise.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Previous experience within a professional/ financial services environment or a large, matrixed environment.

  • Proficient experience of Excel and manipulating data, SharePoint.

What we look for

A professional HR Manager/ Employee Relations specialist with hands on experience of dealing with capability, disciplinary and grievance procedures, who can deliver independently and as part of a team.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now. #L-IP