3 months ago
We have an exciting 6 month secondment/FTC opportunity on
our HR Employee Relations team as an Employee Relations Consultant!
The overall purpose of this job is to provide expert
advice, guidance, coaching and support to managers with all employment
relations cases, ensuring managers build capability and confidence to take
responsibility for their own cases, whilst pro-actively identifying employee
relations issues and trends within AXA and taking appropriate steps address
Your Key Accountabilities will be to:
* Provide expert advice, guidance,
support and coaching to managers and HRBPs to resolve employee relations cases pragmatically
and in line with the requirements of the business area, engaging relevant
stakeholders within HR and the business as appropriate.
* Managing cases through to a
conclusion where litigation proceedings may or have commenced by working with
relevant internal (business, HR & Group Legal) and external (ACAS, Employment Law Team) stakeholders to ensure a
commercially focused resolution is achieved
* Developing line manager and HR
capability to improve the management of employee relations issues through
consultancy, coaching and learning interventions on key risk areas.
* Using data to drive decisions and
produce, analyse and communicate MI where key trends and risks to the business
are identified. Work with HRBPs to recommend and implement solutions to address
issues identified, where requested and agreed.
* Reviewing existing employee
policies, procedures and practices, consulting with key business, HR and legal
advisers to make recommendations and implement changes to ensure ER policy
supports the achievement of business strategy.
technical expertise to managers and HRBPs to support the business including
TUPE transfers, reorganisation, restructures, harmonisation and Group HR
initiatives as required
technical ER knowledge of current employment and case law and the ability to
AXA policy, practice and
procedure pragmatically to manage risk effectively.
experience within the employee relations field, either through a technical ER
background or through generalist HR advisory work with line managers.
to proactively manage litigation, agreeing strategies and negotiating with
interpersonal and verbal skills, including the ability to actively listen,
question and probe for information, challenge and influence thoughts and
actions of managers and employees to negotiate resolution to cases
ability to provide coaching and feedback to managers in a constructive manner,
enabling them to demonstrate continuous improvement in terms of their
capability and confidence with case work
written communication skills, including the ability to document interactions
and correspondence with accuracy and sensitivity
building trusted customer relationships and delivering service that exceeds and
shapes customers expectations
With a presence in over 60 countries, and 165,000 employees serving the needs of 107 million customers, AXA is big.
But never too big to care for every single person who works here. So when you join us, we promise to put our collective might behind you and your career.
You’ll work in an open and supportive environment where you’ll be developed, challenged and encouraged to move around to achieve even bigger and better things – nationally and internationally. You’ll learn directly from senior leaders, from the best in our business. And you’ll enjoy real responsibility, really early on.
Every large company today talks about supporting diversity and inclusion. But at AXA UK, these values form an integral part of everything we do. For us, it’s about bringing together the best talent, helping people to realise their full potential by being 100% themselves at work and delivering outstanding service to everyone – regardless of difference.
We’re proud to be part of the AXA Group, the number one global insurance brand and a worldwide leader in financial services, providing corporate support services to a whole range of AXA UK businesses. From how we use the latest technology to exploring new channels to market, our impact is far-reaching, wide-ranging and ever-evolving. We actively encourage our people to think differently. Because only by challenging the status quo will we push AXA onto even greater things.
What We Offer
As you’d expect
from a global leader, our reward package is a world-beater – here’s a small
selection of our current benefits.
* Bonus Scheme linked to
yours and the company’s performance
* Pension scheme with
employer contributions as well as your own
* 25 days holiday increasing with service plus bank holidays
* Interest free season
ticket loan scheme
* Share Plan Scheme Flexible
Important notice: We’ve recently become aware of a recruitment scam in which candidates are asked to be interviewed on Google Hangouts. It is not our policy to conduct interviews via Google Hangouts (we much prefer face-to-face), so if you have been asked to do this, please let the recruitment team know and we’ll do our best to advise you. Likewise, if you’re unsure if the person you’re speaking to is genuinely an AXA recruiter or the job you’re ing for is legitimately from AXA, please get in touch and we can check for you. We cannot be held responsible for any interviews conducted without our knowledge and authorisation. If you’re unsure and would like some advice, feel free to get in touch with our recruitment team.