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  • 11.02.2019
  • HR (Head Office)
  • Head Office Wimbledon, London

Employee Relations Consultant - HR - Full Time - Wimbledon, South West London

We are looking for an Employee Relations Consultant (ERC) to join our growing HR Rewards and Engagement department.  This role is responsible for the welfare of our employees within Head Office and support for our Regional Distribution Centres (13).

This is an exciting role with lots of exposure to senior stakeholders and wider areas of the business. You will build open, productive working relationships across the business to implement HR policies and train and guide managers on how to successfully utilise them. You'll be a natural people-person, able to communicate confidently with anyone and everyone, while using their feedback to help shape our working culture.

What will you do?

What will you do?
  • Neutral support for employees and line managers in difficult situations
  • Early identification and highlighting of potential conflicts and problem areas with a solution focused approach
  • Responsible for employee surveys (national and international) from creating communications to designing action plans and rolling them out to support an increase in employee satisfaction, motivation and engagement
  • Support the health & wellbeing of employees
  • Support improvement of HR KPIs
  • The main point of contact to support Employee Relations Consultants across our 13 Regional Distribution Centres and ensuring consistency in approach
  • Delivering feedback to senior leaders of the business
  • Empowering management with HR best practice
  • Collating ER reporting for our international HQ (based in Germany)

What will you need?

What will you need?
  • 3 year minimum HR experience either within general HR or an HR advisor/ junior HR business partner role
  • Commercial and pragmatic approach balanced with a high degree of sensitivity and discretion
  • Strong computer skills, including Word, Power point and Excel
  • Exceptional communication skills to connect with people at all levels (including board level)
  • Ability to influence managers
  • Outstanding organisational skills and a keen eye for detail
  • An objective, impartial approach
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to build strong and positive relationships at all levels
  • Ability to establish credibility
  • Proactive, motivated and driven
  • Degree is advantageous but not required

What do we offer?

What do we offer?
  • From £40,000 per annum with the potential to earn up to £50,570
  • An additional 10% of your annual salary as a non-contractual London weighting benefit (for employees working within the M25)
  • 35 days’ holiday per annum pro rata (including Bank Holidays)
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Private medical insurance
  • 10% discount on all Lidl products, in all stores throughout the UK
  • Access to corporate discounts on a range of products and services (including holidays, home and garden products, leisure activities and more)
  • Initial training across all departments in the business (Head Office) and on-going development from an experienced team member


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