Employee Relations Advisor

Network Rail
Posted

  • Contact: Human Resources
  • Reference: IRC2149964

Our plans for rail in Britain are far-reaching and ambitious. To deliver our vision of a better railway for a better Britain, we need talented and passionate people who will embrace our innovative way of working ' across all disciplines.

Human Resources (HR) provides support on all people-related issues for Network Rail. We're responsible for creating an environment that attracts and engages high-performing individuals to deliver engineering and operational excellence for Britain's railway. Our approach is a pragmatic one, challenging where appropriate and professional in all areas of delivery. The successful applicant will be required to travel to different sites across the country as part of this role.

As an Employee Relations Adviser you will provide professional expert advice and guidance on the management of employee relations cases and management of employment tribunal issues. You will have strong analytical and diagnostic skills to utilise the available management information to inform the employee relations landscape in your business area. Additionally, you will deliver coaching and ER awareness sessions to line managers based on insights and knowledge gained from ER cases, the application of HR policies, and employment law.'

In the role I will be doing:

Network Rail welcomes applications regardless of age, disability, marital status (including civil partnerships), pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, sex (or gender), employment status, trade union affiliation, or other irrelevant factor. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. We positively embrace flexible working recognising that employees may wish to balance work and family/home life.

Keeping people safe on the railway is at the heart of everything we do, safe behaviour is therefore a requirement of working for Network Rail. Applicants should demonstrate their personal commitment to safety in their application.

Network Rail can offer you a rewarding career with competitive pay and excellent benefits including a choice of contributory pension schemes, a generous annual leave package, a bonus scheme and an annual 75% subsidy on season tickets costing up to '3,333 (to a maximum amount of '2,500).

We adhere to a structured pay framework, any salary offered will be within the following pay range: '39,514 - '44,453

Network Rail is required to comply with UK Government standards when carrying out pre-employment checks for all new starters; this includes a basic criminal record check. In addition to the basic criminal record check, in accordance with the UK Government we are also required to verify your identity, right to work in the UK and previous three years employment history.

Closing date: 28th May 2019. Late applications will not be accepted. We retain the right to close the advert before the listed closing date based on application volumes.

It is a requirement of the role to live within 90 minutes commuting time of The Quadrant Milton Keynes.

This vacancy is for a fixed term opportunity for 12 months

This contract has the potential to become permanent.

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