The BGL’s Group HR Team have an exciting new opportunity for a
Senior Employee Relations (ER) Consultant. As an Employee Relations Consultant
you will provide ER expertise to line managers and colleagues, providing advice
on a diverse caseload to include disciplinaries, grievances, capabilities,
sickness absences and flexible working. Dealing with complex and often
sensitive issues, this position offers a fantastic opportunity to make a real
difference within a forward-thinking company.
As part of the Employee Relations team
you will develop and maintain a solid understanding of the business to enable
you to provide commercially focused guidance to colleagues across the group.
You will support the development of line managers throughout BGL on ER related subjects
and act as a subject matter expert whilst remaining approachable and
professional at all times. Part of this service will involve providing
confidential advice on performance issues as well as and change programmes to
enable informed decision making.
As a Senior ER Consultant you will manage
an individual caseload from commencement to conclusion of ER related activities
to generate commercial outcomes in line with our BGL values and behaviours.
With each case you will assess the case to the business and suggest
recommendations based on your findings. Throughout all investigations you will
need to provide clear audit trails and case files to the required standard,
documenting all activities and actions taken. Throughout this process you will
need to demonstrate continuous improvement and suggests changes where suitable.
As part of the senior role, you will
manage a small team.
Part of this role will include
involvement and support in senior level complex cases, working with
stakeholders throughout the business to understand the impact of your decision
making. Throughout the workload you will manage complex change programmes.
Where appropriate you will manage and support hearings on all case types.
Although a Senior ER Consultant would be
desirable, we would also consider candidates who are looking for a less senior
role with Employee Relations.
What will it take?
§ Extensive experience with ER cases gained through
complex case with emphasis on senior employees
§ Strong stakeholder management skills
§ Excellent communication, influencing & customer
§ Excellent Employment Law knowledge
§ Previous experience in leading change projects and
§ Experience leading a small team in a HR environment
§ CIPD Qualified or an equivalent qualification (desirable)
§ Experience of a regulatory environment (desirable)
Founded in 1992, the BGL Group has grown significantly
in size and capability. From 30 to 3,000 people, we are a leading digital
distributor of insurance and household financial services. We have reached 10
million customers through brands including comparethemarket.com, LesFurets.com,
BGL Life, Budget Insurance & Dial Direct, as well as our partnerships
business which provides insurance for some of the UK’s leading high street
brands. We make a difference for our customers, colleagues and communities by
working, growing and winning together. We enjoy what we do and have fun doing
We understand the importance of achieving a healthy
lifestyle balance, whether it’s working remotely or flexibly we have an
environment where people are empowered to embrace flexible working in a way
that works for them and for the business.
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