Employee Relations Specialist

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  • Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Post Date : July 14, 2021
  • Salary: Negotiable
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Job Description

We believe our Talent Team is an exciting and challenging environment in which to develop your career. As a leading professional services firm, we know that our strength and capability come from our people – their different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds.

The opportunity

Reporting to the Employee Relations Lead. The role actively aims to manage relationships between EY and its’ employees. To provide fair and consistent treatment to all employees through policies and procedures and dependable practices which abide by local laws and EY’s Global approach. The primary function of Employee Relations is to strategically prevent problems arising from situations in the workplace. The secondary function of Employee Relations is to manage occurrences as an when they do inevitably arise.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Establish effective relationships across the Talent team to ensure that centrally developed products and initiatives meet legal, risk and Employee well-being criteria
  • Build and maintain influential relationships with business leaders and managers, working closely with them to co-develop solutions to meet their business needs
  • Provide legal updates to the business and Talent team
  • Advise and coach the business to ensure the most appropriate course of action for an ER issues e.g. performance managements, exits (involuntary), probation, disciplinary and grievances
  • Proactively manage and reduce ER risk
  • Work with internal legal counsel, internal Risk and external lawyers on all legal and risk associated areas of HR
  • Formulate (where required), review and update all the HR polices and guidelines in conjunction with the respective Talent functions, Talent Leader, Legal and Risk Counsel
  • Point of contact for all internal and external Employee and HR legal advice
  • Ensure all employment contracts are up to date
  • Govern and manage disciplinary, PIP and grievance investigations and related policies, procedures, scripts and documentation through the ERCMS tool
  • Govern and manage the Employment contract tool

Skills And Attributes For Success

  • Ability to understand and integrate cultural differences and motivate/lead cross cultural teams
  • Demonstrate strong commercial acumen
  • Strong oral and written English language skills are required
  • Demonstrate strong relationship building and networking skills
  • Demonstrate competency to work in virtual teams
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to draw out information via constructive interviewing techniques

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Minimum of 4-5 years’ experience of working in HR operations within a professional services firm or a complex organization
  • Sound knowledge of HR policies, processes and talent management practices within professional services or other industry preferred
  • Display expertise and knowledge of contemporary HR and organizational development practices and a sound understanding of the SL businesses
  • Strong project management skills ideally gained within an international/cross-border context
  • An HR generalist profile as well as legal or ER expertise would be beneficial
  • Proven ability to influence at senior levels in the organization
  • Exposure to the management of PIPs, grievances and disciplinaries

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A passion to pursue your CIPD in the future or already have this qualification
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to articulate process and procedures clearly
  • An enthusiastic, can do approach and be a strong team player

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