HR and Policy Specialist

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A HR & Policy specialist position which requires somebody with strong ER/IR, excellent employment law knowledge to enable successful policy development and changes.

Client Details

Our client are a well known environmental services business based in the midlands and around the UK. They have a great reputation and this role is critical for them. They are an employee focused business with great company support and benefits.


  • Write, refresh and simplify HR policies, management tools and guidance documents through working groups consisting of internal and external stakeholders, and in consultation with Trade Unions.

  • Produce templates for HR policies and guides, setting minimum standards to be used across all local policies as well as developing a strong implementation and national communication plan.

  • Review manager guides to ensure consistency and identify improvements to assist leaders through typical ER queries, e.g. simple disciplinary issues, absence issues, basic dispute resolution

  • Manage the project plan for the implementation of a new ER Benefits contracts into the business.

  • Update internal procedures and tools to drive efficiencies for the business.

  • Monitor the use and effectiveness of third-party vendors

  • Provide support for the ER team through the development of reporting using business analytics and our bespoke ER case management system.

  • Develop and maintain the central database of local and national agreements.

  • Responsible for coordinating, leading and executing activities in Trade Unions meetings

  • Ensure alignment with relevant stakeholders.

  • Provide expert advice and demonstrate effective planning in order to execute the Industrial Relations plan and support the progressive culture in the Industrial Relationship across the organisation.


The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate and discuss in detail their involvement in leading on trade union responsibilities as well as the development of policies. Due to the nature of the client, the successful candidate must be confident in taken the lead, supporting two coordinators and really being a support for the manager of the team.

The role has almost got elements of what a business partner does, so strong relationship building skills and confidence to deliver under pressure to short timelines!

Job Offer

The offer is competitive will a good salary and package to go alongside.

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