Employee Relations Manager Job Careers – Absa Group Limited (formerly Barclays Bank UK)

 

Job Title:    Employee Relations Manager

Organization: Absa Group Limited (formerly Barclays
Bank UK)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

 

About US:

Absa Group Limited
(formerly Barclays Bank UK) is a diversified standalone African financial
services group, delivering an integrated set of products and services across
personal and business banking, corporate and investment banking, wealth,
investment management and insurance. Absa Group Limited is listed on the JSE
and is one of Africa’s largest diversified financial services groups with a
presence in 12 countries across the continent and around 41 000 employees.

 

Job Summary:   The Employee Relations Manager will advise
business and employees on Labour related issues, highlighting the risks to the
business and employees alike whilst ensuring that fair and equitable employee
relations outcomes are achieved.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Accountability:  Implement Regional ER Strategy within the
country (20%)

·       
Provide
advice relevance to the ER strategy relating to the country.

·       
Cascade
the Absa ER strategy within the country.

·       
Ensure
the Absa Policies, Disciplinary Code and procedures are implemented within the
country.

·       
Measure
the ER climate in the environment as per regional requirements.

·       
Ensure
the country leadership engages appropriately with the country ER, Wellness and
Diversity Programme

Accountability:  Provide specialist ER, Wellness, Diversity
and Inclusion advise (50%)

·       
Ensure
the Absa ER model is applied within the country

·       
Motivate
line managers to enhance their skills levels to manage ER in their environments

·       
Present
and train ER related content through formal corporate instructor lead training,
small group facilitated dialogues or through one on one mentoring sessions

·       
Be
available for ER Specialist advice on ER policy, process and programmes
(including Industrial Relations, Wellness, Diversity and Inclusion)

·       
Apply the
appropriate advice and input consistently within the guidelines of the Absa ER
Principles, Policies, Disciplinary Code and Procedures.

·       
Manage
high risk cases, cases involving senior employees of the Bank, cases with
external bodies / tribunals and cases where the outcome may be dismissal. 

·       
Refer
all cases to be logged via the HR Contact Centre (once implemented)

·       
Be
available for support of other countries in the region

·       
Represent
the Group in external dispute resolution, e.g.:

·       
Interaction
with local union(s) where applicable

·       
Representing
the bank with external bodies

·       
Acting
as liaison between the group and external parties acting against or on behalf
of the bank

·       
Build
relationships with unions (where applicable) ; manage union expectations and
act as key contact within the environment

·       
Build
partnerships with all levels of employees from individuals to teams, from entry
level to executive leadership

·       
Manages
relationships with external clients, vendors, partners and consultants as
needed

·       
Ensures
that employees or mentees under supervision receive regular performance
feedback, prompt resolution of problems and opportunity to grow professionally

·       
Coach
and advise employees on solving problems and implementing resolutions for
performance management challenges; provide guidance on corrective actions,
policy interpretation and other workplace human resources challenges

·       
Participate
in investigation process related to ER issues

·       
Provide
input and conclusion to whistle blowing and tip off cases on request

Accountability:  Interpret data and provide Business
Intelligence (10%)

·       
Draw
monthly reports and highlight trends in the environment

·       
Analyses
exit interview data and trends and provides input to the country leadership
time on opportunities for improvement related to employee engagement

·       
Interpret
data and provide Business Intelligence to the business

·       
Provide
case summaries and reports for discussion at monthly team meetings

·       
Recommend
improved practices based on BI to the country management

·       
Escalate
issues in the environment to the Country Cluster ER Manager

Accountability:
Implement ER projects in country (20%)

·       
Identify
initiatives to improve ER in the country, obtain local and group sign off and
implement.

·       
Lead or
contribute to country initiatives or projects such as employee recognition
programme, the employee assistance programme, the annual employment feedback
survey, employee led groups (i.e. Women Network Forum or Men of Valour) and
other bank led committees (Sexual Harassment Committee or the Employee
Council).

·       
Act as
key contact point for the planning and implementation of ER projects in the
country:

·       
Wellness
Days and events Diversity and Inclusion events ER / IR communications and
change

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

       The
ideal applicant for the Absa Group Employee Relations Manager job should hold a
relevant Bachelor’s Degree: Human Resources Management (Required), Bachelor’s
Degree: Industrial and Organisational Psychology (Required)

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join ABSA Group in the
aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.

 

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Here

 

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