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about 1 month ago
Location: Darlington
Job type: Contract/Locum
Category: Operations Jobs
Industrial/Employee Relations HR Business Partner (EOI)
Requisition ID :2021-85524
Work Location :GB-Durham-Darlington
Department / Discipline : Human Resources
Position Type : Fixed Term

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Process and Energy are seeking expressions of interest from HR Business Partner's with extensive experience in Industrial & Employee/Employer Relations for a large scale project based on a client site in Teesside, North East.

Responsibilities and Duties

* Provide an Industrial Relations Function on UK Projects in full compliance with the terms of the Contract, UK Law and national and local labour agreements i.e. NAECI
* Ensure that the Project specific Industrial Relations Plan is developed, implemented and maintained
* Ensure awareness and full understanding of the statutory requirements relating to the employment of labour including labour agreements, working conditions, welfare, TUPE, redundancy etc. with reference to UK labour law, national and local labour agreements, customs and practice
* Ensure that the labour workforce is fully informed of the terms and conditions of employment and the type of work to be carried out. Ensure the labour workforce are aware of the terms of the NAECI (or similar) and Special Project Agreement
* Handle all IR queries
* Liaise with Wood P&O Hub
* Organise, manage and coordinate project joint council meetings
* With Construction Manager develop project Special Project Agreement (SPA) and Incentive Bonus Arrangement (IBA)
* Provide input to sub-contractor enquiry documents IR section
* Provide input to the pre qualification of contractors from an IR perspective
* Liaise with ECIA / NJC and Contractor Management as required
* Support the Wood Construction Management team on all IR matters
* Review the working conditions and welfare facilities on the site continuously throughout the life of the project to ensure that they are compliant with the terms of the contracts, statutory SPA, requirements and Company policies and procedures
* Liaise with Contractors and the Client's Industrial Relation representatives, to ensure full awareness of all developments which may affect industrial relations on the project. Any factors discovered which could affect the Project must be reported to the Construction Manager
* Ensure that all details of the Site Rules, personnel rules and procedures, general additional items of information are posted and fully understood by both staff and labour Encourage full communication between employees and the management, both Wood and Contractors.
* Take note of other Agreements, Projects, working conditions and practices in the area, obtain as much detailed information as possible and assess the efficiency of any such Agreements to determine its effect on the Project site situation and its usefulness in the preparation of future agreements, all such information should be referred to Home Office for further assessment and retention. Ensure that full and complete records be maintained of all starts, finishes, work records, warnings, final assessment disputes, meetings etc. in order that a complete picture of industrial relations aspects of the contract can be built up
* Identify and report risks and develop appropriate mitigation strategies in consultation with the Construction Manager and Client
* Provide advice and guidance on industrial relations matters affecting the site.
* Champion the take up of ECIA Best Practice (ECIA Best Practice Guides refer) to promote best in class performance and productivity.

Skills / Qualifications


* Suitably qualified HR Specialist with demonstrable IR experience within a multi-disciplined site environment
* Degree level qualified (desirable)
* Evidence of continuing personnel development

Knowledge, skills and experience:

* Extensive NAECI experience on CAT 1 projects
* Extensive knowledge of all aspects of employment law
* Successful experience in leading SPA negotiations, preferably in the construction, maintenance or oil and gas industry
* Successful experience in coordinating with IR stakeholders through project channels i.e.: Employers, ECIA, NJC and Trade Unions Able to remain current in legislation and employment law and ensure colleagues are kept up to date

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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