The employment of people brings with it a certain amount of rights and responsibilities alongside wonderful opportunities. The way a company deals with its staff not only influences its productivity and employee satisfaction; it also affects how it is seen to the outside world, and that in turn can affect the calibre of applicants when positions become available. The employer relations manager is a key piece of the puzzle. They are advocates for the staff to the management, but also advocates of the management to the staff.
As well as overseeing staffing strategy of the company, the employee relations manager will be involved day to day in ensuring the legal aspects of employment are taken into account in all business decisions. But because policy changes and implementation can have profound effects on employees, the ERM might also be involved with dealing with trade unions to negotiate and explain changes in working practices.
To deal with such highly organized and motivated individuals and organizations such as unions, requires a strength of character, an attention to detail and a forensic approach to communication across the company. A thorough knowledge of employment law, particularly in the company’s sector, and also generally, will be of benefit to the candidate seeking an employer relations manager role.
Because of the HR tasks involved in the role, a firm backing in HR to managerial level will be required. The rewards for this job, however, can be immense, with pride and satisfaction coming from a well thought out strategy that delivers on company policy with the minimum of interference. In large companies this role is highly prized and remunerated; motivated and conscientious experts will relish the opportunity.
Cast UK helps companies up and down the country to find skilled HR employees at director and manager level. We do this by having an expert team of recruitment consultants, great working relationships with our clients and a steady stream of excellent professionals who are looking to take the next step in their careers.
If you’re an employee relations manager and would like us to make that connection between you and some of the world’s most exciting companies, call us today on 0333 121 3345.
With cities including Manchester, Liverpool and Lancaster, the North West of England has played a pivotal role in Britain's economic success for hundreds of years.
From shipping and manufacturing, through to mining and engineering, this region has historic significance for the country, and is still thriving today - good news for anyone seeking Employee Relations Manager jobs in the North West.
The area has seen its fair share of industrial and scientific innovation and during the Industrial Revolution, the steel, coal and textile industries were all big business, as well as shipping and ship building.
In 1830, the first inter-city passenger railway was established, carrying people, goods and raw materials between Liverpool and Manchester. In addition, the Manchester Ship Canal was completed in 1894, providing another connection between the Mersey Estuary and Manchester, through Cheshire and Lancashire.
Fast forward to today and the region has changed significantly. While transport is still an important part of the North West's economy, many other industries have also taken hold.
Indeed, just some of the big names you'll find based in the North West include PG Tips, Warburtons, Kelloggs, McVitie's, Russell Hobbs, Silentnight, Dulux, Lakeland and Persil.
The region is also home to a number of car manufacturers, pharmaceuticals companies, news organisations and financial institutions.
What's more, submarines and military aircraft are built in the area, Cheshire is known for its salt mines and Manchester is the new home of the BBC - as well as a number of other entertainment companies.
If you're looking for Employee Relations Manager jobs in the North West of England, or other vacancies in procurement , logistics or supply chain management, at Cast UK we can help.
Our team of regional specialists understand the job market and other unique characteristics of the area and they can provide the advice and assistance you need to get your career on the right track.
To find out more about how Cast UK can help you find and recruit candidates within the North West or source a new job in the North West then contact one of our consultant team on 0333 121 3345.
£70000 - £90000 per annum + Car Allowance & Benefits
Based in Enfield, Cast UK's client is looking to strengthen its team with the recruitment of an experienced Operations Director to join the business.
Cast UK are partnered with an established North West business to recruit a Merchandise Production Planner to join their friendly and close-knit team.
£28000 - £30000 per annum
Cast UK are currently supporting a growing 3PL with the recruitment of a Transport First Line Manager at their site based in West Yorkshire.
Highly Flexible Working Hours
Cast UK are looking to recruit an immediately available Data Analyst / Supply Chain Planner on behalf of a manufacturing client based near Skelmersdale.
£30000.00 - £40000 per annum
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join an expanding manufacturing business based in Milton Keynes as an Indirects Buyer.
£35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + plus benefits
An exciting opportunity for a Learning and Development Manager to work within a team providing a variety of training and development programmes within a custom-built training suite and to sites.
£40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Our client is a market leading Manufacturing business located near the Bradford area.
Cast UK are working in partnership with Tri-Star Packaging, the UK's leading food-to-go packaging supplier.