Employee Relations Manager

06 May 2022
03 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
Salary circa 40-45k per annum (dependent on experience) + benefits

Ibstock plc is a market leading manufacturer and partner of choice for innovative clay and concrete building products, building the face of Britain for over 200 years.

We're no ordinary manufacturing business. Through our principal products of clay bricks, brick components, concrete roof tiles, concrete stone masonry substitutes, concrete fencing, pre-stressed concrete products and concrete rail products, we're committed to providing new solutions to today's social and environmental challenges for the new build housing and domestic repair, maintenance, improvement markets (RMI) and infrastructure.

Many of our long-standing customer relationships have lasted over 40 years. Our customer focus is based on quality, service and consistency and our service-led ethos is one of the key drivers in the growth of our market share over the past 10 years.

As our ER Team Leader, you will primarily manage and develop a small team of HR/ER Advisors, acting as custodian of casework - ensuring effective end to end management and risk mitigation. This is a newly scoped role, offering real potential to shape the way our advisory team function, sharing best practice whilst taking the time to understand the principles of our organisation.

As ER Team Leader, you will also:

Ensure HR/ER Advisors work in partnership with our Factory Managers and HRBPS to improve employee relations across the group

Track and share ER trends including strengths and opportunities that are identified at sites with HRBPS to build into their People Plans/strategy

Take ownership of High level ER cases - partnering with third parties (legal support, etc,) as and when required

Lead project delivery with the team on key deliverables for our function

Improve management capability through the HR/ER support service and tools to do their jobs

Key Skills/Experience:

CIPD Level 7 qualified

Previous experience of leading a team - ideally within an HRSS environment

Demonstrable experience of handling complex, ER casework - ideally within a construction/manufacturing industry

Strong stakeholder management skills and experience

Experience of leading/delivering to project requirements within a HR setting

Experience within a manufacturing environment is highly desirable for this role

Please note: It is our policy to verify all relevant qualifications. You will be required to provide substantive proof of your qualifications, so that we can verify them with the awarding body.

Ibstock PLC are committed and passionate about building a diverse environment. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, national origin, disability or age