Employee Relations Consultant

  • Job Reference: 105928999-2
  • Date Posted: 11 September 2019
  • Recruiter: Anonymous
  • Location: Durham, County Durham
  • Salary: £40,000 to £52,000
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Employee Relations Consultant, Newton Aycliffe

We're proud of our success. And we know that it's all thanks to the hard work of our people - so making sure they're looked after is highly important to us. As an Employee Relations Consultant you'll support line managers to deliver a positive working experience for everyone.

In your capacity as an HR business partner you'll build open, productive working relationships across the Company, providing advice and guidance to improve key HR KPIs and employee experience. You'll be a natural people-person, able to communicate confidently with anyone and everyone.

You will also be a fair and trusted representative for employees. You'll encourage them to share concerns and make sure we're listening and taking action, using their feedback to help shape our working culture.

What will you do?

•Conduct HR KPI analysis for your region to identify areas for improvement and work with the leadership team to implement solutions
•Collaborate with HR departments including learning and development and recruitment to ensure fair and supportive processes for all employees
•Business partner with line managers, to support with advice and guidance on HR policy and procedures
•Measure employee satisfaction by conducting regular surveys and focus groups and support the leadership team to make sustainable change where required
•Hold the overall employee experience at the heart of everything you do, advocating employee wellbeing and satisfaction
•Facilitate meetings where HR is required to attend
•Compile monthly and quarterly reports to Head Office

What will you need?

•HR experience in Employee Relations including business partnering and facilitation (no legal experience required)
•Solid understanding of the employment relationship and a good level of HR knowledge
•Exceptional communication skills, able to connect with and influence people at all levels of the Company
•Strong analytical and organisational skills, able to manage and prioritise a changing workload
•An objective, impartial approach
•Adaptable and proactive with a confident, solutions focused attitude

What do we offer?

You'll be well rewarded as a key player in the Lidl team. As well as becoming part of a strong, fast-growing business, you'll get great training and real opportunities to build your career. On top of your competitive salary, starting from £40,000 with the ability to earn up to £52,000 (*dependent on experience), you'll enjoy 35 days' holiday, a pension, private medical insurance and a company car. We'll also provide you with discounts on all Lidl products and plenty more.

Please note your employment is conditional upon the Company's receipt of satisfactory references and if requested by the Company, a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check