Employee Relations & HR Policy Director

City of London Permanent £120,000 - £120,000 per year
  • Strategic Head of ER role
  • Hybrid working

About Our Client

This is an opportunity to be part of a large financial services institution with a global footprint. With a significant presence in London, the company thrives on its commitment to providing top-tier services to its customers while upholding the highest standards of integrity and professionalism.

Job Description

  • Develop ER strategy and provide guidance on complex cases to the HRBPs, Head of HR working alongside the Senior Employment Legal Counsel
  • An element of hands on case management advising and directing the business.
  • Develop and implement strategic HR policies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy.
  • Collaborate with senior management to understand the organisation's goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention.
  • Manage internal governance and approval actions required for policy implementation and changes.
  • Provide leadership in developing and executing human resources strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the company.
  • Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law
  • Support in the development, updating and maintenance of effective HR and ER processes, policies, practices and principles to ensure consistency, compliance with regulatory and employment law and best practice and mitigation of risks in a regulated environment. This includes ensuring that policies are appropriately implemented and updated across the UK.
  • Promote a positive and open work environment where employees feel comfortable speaking up about issues.

The Successful Applicant

  • Director or Head of ER within financial services
  • Experience of managing a range of complex and sensitive ER cases to resolution in the UK
  • Policy experience, or a demonstrable interest in policy development, is also required.
  • You will have gained this experience preferably within the financial services sector and have an understanding of the regulatory environment and in particular, the impact of SMCR on employment policies and practices.
  • Good understanding of UK employment law, and how to apply this in a commercial setting
  • Knowledge of employment legislation principles across EMEA is an asset but not required
  • Strong knowledge of employment laws and regulations.
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills.

What's on Offer

  • A competitive salary range of circa £120,000 plus bonus.
  • An opportunity to work in a prestigious financial services institution in the City of London.
  • A supportive work environment with a strong focus on career development and professional growth.
  • 2 days a week in the office - hybrid working

Catherine Osaigbovo
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Human Resources
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Financial Services
City of London
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