ER Manager - Leading Global Business

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Retail, Luxury & Lifestyle

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  • Salary:

    £80000 - £95000 per annum + excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Stephanie McCleery

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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ER Manager, £80,000 - £95,000 + bonus and excellent flexible benefits package

This is a very exciting opportunity to lead the ER team of 6 and support the management teams across the UK and NI with everything ER related, in a very strategic and senior level advisory role, managing your team who support the business on a day to day basis. Based Reading, Berkshire for a Retail business.


  • Manage the team and oversee all ER cases across the UK network of stores across UK and NI
  • Work closely with key stakeholders to support them with ER advice and complex cases
  • Liaise with external legal providers with regards to employment tribunal claims
  • Work to deadlines, monitor trends and always keep updated with legislation changes.
  • Motivate and manage the ER team, supporting in their learning and development
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders in the wider HR teams such as L&D understanding how to educate the wider business with regards to ER
  • Work with and build relationships with Trade Unions, be able to negotiate where appropriate.
  • Be an ideas person, look at how changes can be made and add value to the function, discuss, design and implement.

Skills required

  • You will have a strong ER Manager background, worked on multiple complex cases at all levels from advisory to Employment Tribunals
  • You will have worked within a large business, retail ideally or a service provider and worked at pace in a fast paced environment.
  • Team/line management experience essential
  • Trade Union experience needed
  • You will be collaborative, a problem solver and understand what is best for the business depending on the particular case in hand
  • Strong IT skills, excellent team working ability and will have credibility amongst your peers
  • You will be a team player, collaborative in your approach and able to think outside the box!

This role will expect office presence with flexibility to work one day a week from home.

To be considered please apply online now

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