Senior Employee Relations Specialist (Fixed term contract)

  • dublin
Job Description : About us Diageo is the  world’s  leading premium drinks company with an outstanding diverse collection of brands, such as Johnnie  Walker,  Smirnoff, Baileys, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray and Guinness. Our purpose – Celebrating life, every  day,  everywhere – has an important role in our  company,  for our people, our diversity, our brands, in how we perform and how we create shared value. Feel inspired? Then this may be the opportunity for you. Context/Scope This role is in the Employee Relations Team which enables and supports the HR Business Partners and Operational Line Managers in the delivery of their strategic objectives. It provides a full professional service on Employee Relations Case Management, ER Capability Development and support on Industrial and Employee Relations matters. Purpose of the role To provide expertise in all aspects of Employee Relations matters such as individual end-to-end ER case management (e.g., disciplinaries, grievances, ill health retirement, long term absence etc), ER capability building as well as the management of employee relations matters Maintain and build a strong relationship with the union groups on site and consults with the union regarding change programmes Supports the business to maintain a healthy and productive Employee Relations (ER) climate by providing a professional service to Line Managers, HR Business Partners, Senior Stake.holders in all aspects of Individual ER case management taking into account the commercial and financial context. Provides a policy advisory service to employees and line managers to ensure compliance with policy and employment legislation and that any policy exceptions are justified. Coaches Managers to deliver a consistent approach to all ER issues, whilst ensuring compliance with policy, procedure and case law and reducing risk to the business. It is also a requirement that the ER Specialist keeps updated on any changes to employment law and understands the impact to the business. Qualifications and Experience Required Degree and/or CIPD qualified or equivalent in-depth experience Previous experience of ER case management – either as a HR professional or as an experienced people manager Knowledge and application of HR Policies and ROI Employment Law Experience of handling project work Excellent interpersonal, relationship management and communication skills and ability to apply at all levels within the organisation Comfortable working with IS systems Diversity statement: Celebrating our inclusive and diverse culture is core to Diageo’s purpose of “celebrating life every day everywhere”. This purpose is, in itself, inclusive in nature, as it values everybody irrespective of background, disability, religion, gender identity, sexuality or ethnicity. We know that for our business to thrive and for Diageo to realize its ambition, we depend on having diverse talent with a range of backgrounds, skills and capabilities in each of the 180 countries in which we operate and to reflect our broad consumer base. We view diversity as one of the key enablers that helps our business to grow and our values, purpose and standards set the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution each person brings. Flexibility is key to success in our business and many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, compressed hours, flexible location. Please talk to us about what flexibility means to you and don’t let anything stop you from applying. Worker Type : Fixed Term Contract (Fixed Term) Primary Location: St James Gate Additional Locations : Job Posting Start Date : 2022-09-20-07:00