We currently have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Employee Relations Manager to join our HRBP team. You will join us working 35 hours per week and in return you will receive a competitive salary of up to £46,786.20 per annum plus excellent benefits.
Please note although this role is remote based, being in the south of the country would be beneficial. Cats Protection is operating a system of hybrid working and visits to the National Cat Centre, in the South East, will be required from time to time.
Cats Protection is the UK’s leading feline welfare charity with a nationwide network of adoption and homing centres, volunteer-run branches and charity shops. During 2021, we helped 137,000 cats and kittens. That's the equivalent of around 375 cats a day!
The HRBP Team partners, supports and coach people managers across the whole organisation, from our front line operational cat work and retail network to central departments including Veterinary and Income Generation. We play a key role in application of people policies, employee relations case work, contribution to key project work and operational and strategic departmental people planning, and maintaining effective partnership based relationships with our customers.
Responsibilities of our Employee Relations Manager:
As the Employee Relations Manager you will lead the Employee Relations (ER) team of HR Advisors to deliver a first-class day to day service to the organisation in a timely, practical, and professional manner championing best practice, policy and legal compliance in all areas of people and ER processes.
You will manage organizational risk, coach, develop and up-skill managers across the business and enable them to effectively manage their employees in a fair and respectful manner in line with our values whilst identifying opportunities for continuous improvement.
You will contribute to the development of a range of ER initiatives, work programmes and specific projects within agreed timescales and budgets to support the delivery of CP objectives
What we’re looking for in our Employee Relations Manager:
- substantial experience in senior role in a busy and complex Human Resources Department
- experience of managing change programmes within a fast paced, multi-site environment
- substantial experience in senior role handling the full remit of employee relations activity
- strong experience and accountability for writing, reviewing and communicating policies and procedures in and open and engaging ways
- proven experience of working on your own initiative
- strong experience in line managing a remote team
What we can offer you:
- salary of up to £46,786.20 per annum plus excellent benefits
- generous annual leave entitlement
- contribution pension scheme
- life assurance scheme
- range of health benefits
- Employee Assistance Programme
- and more
Join us as our Employee Relations Manager and know you are helping to make a real difference to cats and kittens across the UK!
Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications or CVs that are emailed to us directly. Please note any applications received after the closing date may not be responded to.
Closing date: 10 July 2022
Virtual interview date: w/c 18 July 2022
Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.
Cats Protection is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and protecting anyone that comes into contact with us from harm. We expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.
You may be subject to a criminal record check if required for the role.