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Associate Relations Contractor / HR

Ref: BROADBEAN_946051694428485

on 11 September 2023
Contract Type
£260 - £310

Relations Specialist / Relations Manager / HR / Human Resources / Employee Management / Employee Relations / Human Resources Management / CIPD / Employment Law / ServiceNow / Hybrid role, 6 month contract, £260 - £310 pd Inside IR35


Job Role: Associate Relations Specialist - HR

Location: Hybrid, weekly visits to Berkshire, West Yorkshire or Lincolnshire

Day Rate: £260 - £310 per day - Inside IR35

Contract: 6 month initial contract

Our leading manufacturing client is looking for an Associate Relations Specialist to join them for an interim 6 month contract with potential extension. This role focuses on coaching and supporting Line Managers and P&O colleagues with the deployment of AR processes including [but not limited to] disciplinary, grievance, performance improvement and involuntary separation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with the AR Manager, provide advice and support to line managers; associates and P&O Business Partners on a range of AR issues.
  • Ensure that AR investigations are conducted thoroughly; fairly and objectively
  • Partner with and coach line managers on performance improvement process and documentation.
  • Provide interpretation of AR policies and processes
  • Engage with AR Manager and AR Lead on complex, high risk situations for respective Sites/Client Groups.
  • Ensure proper documentation and follow up.
  • Work proactively with the AR Manager on case management levels relating to the segment[s] to ensure workloads are manageable and cases are responded to in a timely manner
  • Participate in weekly case review meetings
  • Ensure accurate input into Service Now [SNOW] for case management as required
  • Work in partnership with AR Manager to track and report on segment[s] AR trends proactively.
  • Develop the skill and capacity of line managers in the AR space to manage people issues effectively and independently.
  • Provide support as required to the AR Manager on any org change initiatives including org restructures; business transfers; changes to terms and conditions of employment etc
  • Identify AR trends and best practice and partner with the AR Lead as required with appropriate actions
  • Assist with DSAR's as required in collaboration with internal legal counsel;
  • Partner with Legal Counsel [internal & external] as required on employment issues
  • Participate in Community calls/meetings as required

Experience required for this role:

  • Ideally CIPD qualified and educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Significant experience working in Human Resources and ideally Employee Relations
  • Strong communication, written and interpersonal skills; ability to work and communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals across all levels of the organization
  • Strong understanding of UK employment law
  • Ability to manage internal and external resources to mitigate risks to business and reputation
  • Ability to handle and maintain confidential and sensitive information
  • Strong consultancy and problem solving skills
  • Strong conflict management skills
  • Ability to work independently and own discrete areas of responsibility
  • Solid experience in case management, including the use and development of case management and reporting systems.
  • Confident in P&O data analytics and insight generation
  • Team player with customer mindset and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to build trust and interface effectively and confidently with all levels of associates
  • Experience of coaching managers on performance and conduct matters.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize a high case load.

Modis International Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers in the UK. Modis Europe Ltd provide a variety of international solutions that connect clients to the best talent in the world. For all positions based in Switzerland, Modis Europe Ltd works with its licensed Swiss partner Accurity GmbH to ensure that candidate applications are handled in accordance with Swiss law.

Both Modis International Ltd and Modis Europe Ltd are Equal Opportunities Employers.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Modis International Ltd and/ or Modis Europe Ltd. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement which explains how we will use your information is available on the Modis website.