Employee Relations Consultant

  • Location:
    Offsite, Feltham, United Kingdom
  • Alternate Location
    UK Remote
  • Area of Interest
    Human Resources
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
  • Job Id


Can be based anywhere in the UK. 

Employee Relations ensure all are heard, supported and treated with respect & dignity within a conscious environment.  We are champions and supporters of Cisco’s Conscious Culture, we promote fairness, trust and integrity, mitigate risk for Cisco, and have a strong partnership with our ecosystem to scale to deliver the best employee experience.

 We are looking for a high potential, high-energy and visionary Employee Relations professional to join us to be our ER Consultant in the EMEAR team, focussed on our UK and Ireland Theatre.


You are...

  • and have strong levels of empathy, patience, understanding, listening, and openness.
  • A strong team player whether taking a lead or getting stuck in with doing what needs to be done.
  • Have the ability to influence People & Communities (PnC) and Business Leaders individually and collectively, and courage to propose solutions others are reluctant to address.  You are comfortable acting in the face of resistance in the best interest of the company.
  • You are an intuitive, systems-focused thinker with strong analytical, diagnostic, and problem-solving skills.
  • You identify opportunities and don’t wait for permission; you take action and deliver to success.
  • Proven experience of building trust and strong relationships with leaders and teams.
  • Ability to communicate succinctly with all levels of the organization.
  • Excited about ER and the opportunities ahead!


What You'll Do...

Your responsibilities will include, but won't be limited to: 

·       Providing expert consultancy, support, and advice on ER matters.

·       Resolving ER issues across the region in collaboration with People & Communities SME’s and Leadership.

  • Providing timely, skilled support with the least amount of touchpoints.
  • Partnering with external legal advisors to resolve highly complex ER issues and legal challenges across the region.

·       Using mediation, facilitation, influencing, and coaching skills to support managers and employees with early dispute resolution as needed.

·       Responding effectively to ER queries escalated by People Support and ensure all cases are monitored and tracked in the ER case management system.

·       Providing expert support and advice on ER matters in acquisitions and restructuring.

·       Contributing and driving  global ER projects to support the design and improvement of the ER model.



If you thrive on working in a fast-paced, dynamic, environment and are as comfortable ‘rolling up your sleeves’ to provide real-time support, as well as thinking about how we can develop creative solutions to complex business and HR challenges then we want to hear from you!

  • You must possess a keen interest for European Employment law and should be passionate about delivering and improving Employee Relations within a complex and challenging global matrixed environment. This role is part of the wider EMEAR PnC team that supports c13000 employees.
  • You are an ER Manager or generalist HR Manager with several years of experience managing complex ER cases. You may also be a Legal Advisor looking for in-house ER experience.
  • You have solid knowledge and direct experience of UK employment law (and other countries across EMEAR would be advantageous).
  • You are highly pragmatic and are able to make decisions with limited information.
  • You are credible, confident, have experience of dealing with senior leaders and can collaborate effectively across all levels within a matrix organisation.

·       You are qualified to Degree level or equivalent experience.

·       You get on well with others and are fun to work with!