Job Description – HR Advisor (004566)
Hybrid working between one of our local depots and home working
Regional travel required across the whole of our North London network
At Cadent we’re excited to be part of the future of UK energy! We’ve got a clear roadmap that will both drive our performance to the forefront of our industry and support the UK government in achieving their net zero target by 2050.
We’re making a difference through innovation and new ways of working. Together we’re shaping a cleaner, greener future for our 11 million customers who we put at the heart of everything we do.
We have an exciting opportunity for a HR professional to join our Business Partnering team – helping us to provide a people focused service to our customers.
You’ll be responsible for supporting our managers and colleagues with a wide range of employee relations activities.
Key accountabilities will include:
Providing day to day employee relations support ensuring accurate, effective, pragmatic and timely advice to managers and colleagues
Acting as a one stop shop for all disciplinary, performance management and grievance cases
Managing complex ER cases up to and including dismissal
Providing comprehensive support and advice to managers when managing Long Term Sickness
Managing tribunal cases and ACAS conciliations
Providing support with consultation in relation to Group activities such as; incoming and outgoing TUPE transfers, redundancy and employee terms and conditions
Translating the wider People Strategy and developing localised People Plans for designated area of the business
Understanding the business operating models and people requirements to achieve short-term and long-term goals
Working with stakeholders to build capability & capacity within the business
Effectively supporting the management of talent and development to attract, retain & develop our people
Leading the delivery or organisation change programs within own business area and supporting delivery in company programs
Analysing and interpreting data from reports in respect of Employee Relations information held on our systems
Ensuring relevant policies and procedures are relevant and providing clear guidance that represent the law and best practice
Ensuring compliance with all regulatory and legal HR requirements including Right to work, DBS, contractual rights and auditing requirements
Highlighting and recognising service themes, analyse key themes, trends (internal and external) and performance metrics in order to identify how different scenarios may impact on the business and make recommendations for moving forward
Understanding of learning and development
What You’ll Bring
CIPD qualified Level 5 or relevant experience in a similar role
Extensive cases management experience
Exposure to a unionised environment
Good working knowledge of employment law and policy management
Ability to embrace and positively drive change
Effective prioritisation and time management
Strong verbal, written communication and listening skills
Ability to build and establish effective relationships
A strong customer service orientated approach
Good planning skills and attention to detail
Proficient in relevant computer applications
Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative team
We’re looking for candidates who possess the following qualifications, skills and experience:
What’s in It For You
25 days holiday + statutory days + option to buy additional days
Pension Scheme – double match up to 12%
Opportunity to earn bonus
Flexible Benefits including; cycle to work scheme, salary sacrifice car scheme, insurances and healthcare packages
My Offers membership card – offering discounts and savings from hundreds of retailers
Support with financial wellbeing
Access to our Occupational Health Services
Cadent embraces Diversity and Inclusion. We celebrate what makes us different, as well as what we have in common. This enables us to work better as one team shaping a dynamic, innovative and inclusive culture. Our employee communities support us in keeping our employees engaged and motivated and through our partnerships and covenants we ensure our workforce reflects our communities in all their diversity.
Cadent is a Disability Confident employer so if you require any reasonable adjustments as part of our recruitment process, please get in touch and let us know. We’re also happy to discuss flexible working options
should the role accommodate it.