Employee Engagement & Relations Specialist: £40,000 – £45,000

  • Chester
  • 40000 - £45,000 GBP / Year
  • Salary: 40000 - £45,000
  • £40000 - £45,000

Employee Engagement & Relations Specialist, Chester, 12-month FTC, £40,000 – £45,000 plus excellent benefits. Hybrid Working.

Our client is a leading and growing organisation with an enviable brand and reputation. To support a period of change, they are now looking for an experienced Employee Engagement & Relations Specialist to join their existing HR team for a period of 12 months.

Supporting the People Team and wider HR function as Employee Engagement & Relations Specialist you will be an advocate for employment relationship supporting Employee Relations, Wellbeing, D&I and Reward through the creation of transparent policy and process and undertaking relevant project work to drive engagement. You will be responsible for providing high quality and accurate advice on ER and engagement activities to support with strategic operational and legislative requirements.

Some key duties include:

  • To provide a high standard of advice and guidance on ER and Engagement activity in accordance with strategic operational and legislative requirements. To work in collaboration with specialist teams to deliver activity aligned to: Wellbeing, D&I, Reward and Employee Relations that meet both business and customer need.
  • To continually assess policy and procedures ensuring they comply with current legislation and align with strategy and culture.
  • To be a proactive participant in project work as required within the team or as part of wider cross functional working group.
  • Involvement in group related BAU activity and case escalations.
  • To create and deliver ER training sessions as required to drive capability within the HR function.
  • To support the in-house and /or third-party legal providers in their management of tribunal claims, providing clear instruction on any settlement discussions.

As Employee Engagement & Relations Specialist you will need to be a great team player with the ability to coach and provide robust advice. You will deliver effective responses with sound judgement on a variety of ER issues. Essentially you must be able to manage a varied workload and build strong relationships with your stakeholders providing them with risk-based options and driving accountability and capability to make the decisions. Previous experience within a case management/ER specialist role is essential. Ideally you will be level 5 CIPD qualified as a minimum with 5 years’ experience in an advisory role within a complex and customer focussed environment. Previous experience of Tribunals/ACAS early conciliation would be highly advantageous.

This is a fantastic opportunity that will further develop your HR experience within a fast paced, commercial environment.

Please apply for this role with your CV. If you have any questions, please contact Helen Berry on 07870 607723.


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Helen Berry

Helen Berry is managing the process for this particular vacancy. Please do not hesitate to contact Helen if you would like to discuss the role in more detail - 07870 607723

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