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Employee Relations Specialist at APM Terminals


APM Terminals is the global terminal operating arm of the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group. APM Terminals operates a Global Terminal Network of 76 operating port and terminal facilities and 117 Inland Services operations in 59 countries around the globe.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Employee Relations Specialist

Ref.: AT-283983
Location: Lagos

Key Responsibilities
Enable and Strengthen Employee Climate:

  • Supports in establishing a positive and engaging workplace culture by effectively facilitating and resolving employee relations matters.
  • Provides day-to-day advice and counsel to managers on a wide range of employee relations issues including progressive counseling, performance management, company policies and procedures.
  • Serves as a trusted advisor to Managers and HR team, consults, advises, coaches, educates and provides decision making support to the business on a variety of employee relations issues.
  • Identifies and recommends strategies to address current and future employee relations and retention needs.
  • Mitigates risk by ensuring compliance with APM Terminals policies & local labour laws.
  • Evaluates and reviews employee related decisions in response to employee concerns.
  • Identifies, analyses and implements resolutions to complex and sensitive issues in a timely and professional manner.
  • Track and ensure compliance against labour legislative requirements and conditions of employment.
  • Maintains a database of key contacts, important to the work of employee relations.
  • Observes social, economic and political trends that might ultimately have an effect upon the organization, and makes recommendations to enhance the company’s image based on those trends.
  • Acts as a liaison for senior management on community issues and affairs, advising them of sensitive and/or important issues for the community, and recommending plans of action, when appropriate.
  • Manage relationship with external labour providers ensuring that such providers are legislatively compliant.
  • Avoid labour disputes through the establishment of good relationships between all stakeholders.
  • Leads and conducts investigations regarding potential misconduct and policy violations.
  • Supports the outcome of cases throughout partnership with the business.
  • Supports the organization with legislatively compliant implementation of initiatives.
  • Uses metrics to highlight trends and develop strategies to foster positive employee relations.
  • Make recommendations based on assessment of trend and root cause analysis.
  • Assist in executing certain collective bargaining and/or union activities, including agreements.
  • Mediate any issues of conflict that may have been escalated due to differences between management; union and employees.

Requirements
We are looking for:

  • Requires University Degree in related field.
  • Minimum 4-6 years Human Resources/Employee Relations experience.
  • Experience working in a Union environment as a spokesperson for negotiations, grievance proceedings and proactive day to day labour relations management.
  • Ability to anticipate issues/needs and to work proactively to address them..
  • Comprehensive knowledge in employment, employee relations practices and principles, and current laws impacting human resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with all levels of employees.
  • Requires strong negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise discretion and good judgment, and to understand the effect of decisions overall in the company.
  • Ability to handle confidential company and employee information with complete discretion.
  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to extract, compile and analyse data.
  • Requires advanced verbal and written communications skills in English, in addition to effective interpersonal skills.
  • Sound analytical, critical thinking, problem-solving and negotiating skills, with the ability to understand broad HR issues and to resolve conflict situations.
  • Thorough understanding of investigative methods and principles.
  • Thoroughly knowledgeable in various international labour relations standards.
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills.

We Offer

  • APM Terminals offers tremendous growth, career and leadership opportunities for those with the ambition, drive and dedication to become one of the best.
  • An opportunity to be part of a high-performance team that ensures APM Terminals is the most efficient, safe and profitable terminals in the region.
  • Working with partners, shareholders, authorities and other stakeholders.

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

 

Application Deadline  23rd August, 2021.


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