Employee Relations Assistant Manager

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Employee Relations Assistant Manager


Up to £55,000

London based offices.

I am currently working for a global accountancy and business advisory firm. They are on the look out for an assistant ER Manager to come and work in their fantastic HR Team.

The ER Team are instrumental in the support and delivery of ER advice across business. As a fast-growing ER function, they are looking for a high potential, high energy visionary ER Assistant Manager to join their passionate team. In this busy and rewarding role you will be responsible for providing successful solutions to the employee relations issues based on employment law, expertise and business knowledge. This role reports into the ER Manager.


  • Provide commercial support and advice to HRG, People Managers, and business stakeholders at all levels on sensitive ER matters including but not limited to, disciplinary, grievance, discrimination, contractual matters, restructures, capability, settlement agreements, policy support and other ER related matters.
  • Facilitate formal ER investigations ensuring a thorough and fair investigation process has been followed, ensuring legal and compliance obligations have been considered.
  • Analyse and assess the risks associated with individual cases, make recommendations, and liaise with the relevant stakeholders to drive remedial action.
  • Maintain a detailed understanding of current and imminent legislation to ensure compliance and best practice.
  • Play a key role in ongoing up-skilling and education of generalist and other HRD teams in legislative and best practice developments and requirements.
  • Support the development of HR Advisor and be a point of escalation for any technical ER queries.
  • Support in organisational change activity including redundancy and TUPE programmes
  • Written papers and verbal recommendations to senior management team to inform firm policy decisions;
  • Lead the development of guidance, documentation and toolkits to enable excellence of service to the business;
  • Support co-ordination of consultation and communication processes where necessary.


  • Experience of working in an employee relations and policy focused role, including extensive knowledge of employment law and proficient in application of business aligned solutions.
  • Experience of independently managing ER cases, with demonstrated behaviours and approach.
  • Proven experience as a credible and assertive subject mater expert influencing up to Partner level;
  • Proven experience of pragmatic application of business aligned ER solutions, together with supporting processes and procedures.
  • Proven experience of interacting with and influencing senior stakeholders.
  • Experience of training and coaching HR and business management teams, to share your knowledge and increase their capability; proven ability to deliver results through others in a large team;
  • Experience of reviewing and drafting of policies; effective problem solving and successful implementation and smooth running of solutions;

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