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HR Specialist (Employee Relations)

Job Description

Job Title - HR Specialist (Employee Relations)
Location - Belfast
Salary - £24,000 - £29,000

Are you an experienced HR Professional, specialising in Employee Relations and looking for the move that will help you progress your career? Do you have a passion to work as part of a specialist team in an instantly recognisable business? If so, reach out...

Salary and benefits

Competitive Salary - £24-29k
Hybrid Working
Flexi Time
...and many more


  • Act as Subject Matter Expert on employment legislation and best practice advice and coaching our people managers on company policies and procedures,
  • Develop and support investigation plans, reviewing policy and training gaps proactively to improve employee relations experience
  • Assist and coach managers with the development of performance improvement plan
  • Support positive working relationships with employees, management and unions
  • Attend staff forums and ensure that all actions agreed are followed up and executed.
  • Provides specialist expertise, appropriate legal advice and interpretation on employment legislation for critical and/or complex cases
  • Actively monitor external market on Employee Relations to drive best practice internally
  • 3-4 years years' experience in Human Resources with a minimum of 2 years' experience in Employee Relations, in a larger organisation
  • A minimum CIPD Associate Qualification Required, Certificate in Employee Relations / Employment Law beneficial
  • Demonstrate good awareness of HR legislation, HR policies and application
  • Previous experience in advising and coaching managers on generalist HR issues especially absenteeism, probation and investigations
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work in a team-based environment
  • Good organisational skills and ability to prioritise workload and deliver on objectives as directed
  • Display a positive and pragmatic approach with a natural ability to be tactful, diplomatic and professional
  • Attention to detail and results focused
  • Critical thinking and the courage to challenge when appropriate and in the right manner

For further information on this exciting HR Specialist vacancy, please contact Brett Wilson via the link below in the strictest confidence or reach out on LinkedIn.

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Established in 2000, VANRATH has become a market leader in Northern Ireland. This success is a direct result of our dedication to confidentiality, professionalism and the wealth of knowledge held by our Senior Consultants. VANRATH has a demonstrable track record in pairing the best local talent with leading local businesses.