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HR Manager Employee Relations


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On-Site or Remote

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Competitive salary and benefits

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*Job description* *Site Name:* UK - London - Brentford *Posted Date:* Jan 23 2024 We create a place where people can grow, be their best, be safe, and feel welcome, valued and included. We offer a competitive salary, an annual bonus based on company performance, healthcare and wellbeing programmes, pension plan membership, and shares and savings programme. We embrace modern work practises; our Performance with Choice programme offers a hybrid working model, empowering you to find the optimal balance between remote and in-office work. Discover more about our company wide benefits and life at GSK on our webpage *Life at GSK | GSK* *Job Title* -HR Manager, Employee Relations *Location –* GSK House Are you looking for an opportunity to use your HR knowledge and experience to help manage people policies and processes across the business? If so, this is the role for you. *Job Purpose* Employee Relations: Manages employee and labour relations programs to ensure compliance with policies and practices. Develops and implements policies and procedures including grievance procedures and exit interviews. Researches and responds to employee questions, concerns and grievances. Job Family Group - HR: Designs, implements, and monitors human resource programmes and policies, including recruitment, learning and development, performance management, compensation, benefits, employee relations, etc. Anticipates and plans for long-term human resource needs and trends. As Employee Relations Manager/Professional you will be responsible for providing employee relations consultancy and advice to Human Resource (HR) functions. You will also develop and maintain HR guidance and documentation to ensure compliance and consistency across the business, while leading and driving standardization and simplification. *Key Responsibilities* *This role will provide YOU with the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following:* - Lead the development and implementation of people policies in collaboration with the business - Responsible for research, benchmarking, and drafting policies and process - Lead the alignment on policies and processes - Ensure guidance and standard processes are monitored and maintained to ensure compliance and consistency, while leading and driving standardization and simplification where the opportunity exists - Provide consultation and advice to HR on policy, process, and employee relations matters - Interpret people policies and support the resolution of any associated employee relations issues - Monitor and inform on strategic policy and process development by taking into consideration internal and external practices - Develop and deliver education and training for line leaders and HR professionals on policy, employment law, and employee relations matters - Serve as the Secretary to the European Employee Consultation Forum and Operating Sub-Committee *Why you?* *Basic Qualifications:* We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: - Bachelor’s degree or proven HR operations/policy experience - HR operation experience and project management skills - Experience in policy development and implementation *Preferred Qualifications:* If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: - Extensive knowledge of employment legislation - Excellent written and oral communication skills and strong presentation skills - Proven ability to effectively use interpersonal skills and influencing techniques with leaders at all levels of the organisation - Proven ability to identify and understand issues, problems, and opportunities and make recommendations for solutions *Job Application End Date : 6th Feb 2024 COB* *Why Us?* GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose – to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together – so we can positively impact the health of billions of people and deliver stronger, more sustainable shareholder returns – as an organization where people can thrive. Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it, and we aim to positively impact the health of 2.5 billion people by the end of 2030. Our success absolutely depends on our people. While getting ahead of disease together is about our ambition for patients and shareholders, it’s also about making GSK a place where people can thrive. We want GSK to be a workplace where everyone can feel a sense of belonging and thrive as set out in our Equal and Inclusive Treatment of Employees policy. We’re committed to being more proactive at all levels so that our workforce reflects the communities we work and hire in, and our GSK leadership reflects our GSK workforce. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are open to all talent. In the US, we also adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to neurodiversity, race/ethnicity, colour, national origin, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class*(*US only). We believe in an agile working culture for all our roles. If flexibility is important to you, we encourage you to explore with our hiring team what the opportunities are. Should you require any adjustments to our process to assist you in demonstrating your strengths and capabilities contact us on or 0808 234 4391. Please note should your enquiry not relate to adjustments, we will not be able to support you through these channels. However, we have created a UK Recruitment FAQ guide. 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