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  • Posted: Sep 9, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Founded in Australia in 1945, CHEP is a leading provider of pallet and container pooling services for the Aerospace, Automotive, Chemical, Consumer Goods, Fresh Food and Manufacturing industries. CHEP provides equipment pooling which is the shared use of high quality standard pallets and containers by multiple customers. Pooling is a strateg...
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    Employee Relations Specialist

    The Employee Relations Specialist provides support to employees, supervisors and managers by providing advice and guidance on issues concerning employment policy, procedure or practice.


    • Day-to-day employee relations advice to business unit managers and people managers/team leaders in coordination with related company policies.

    • Advising management and staff on correct interpretation and application of labour legislation and any amendments

    • Ensure compliance and consistency in the execution and administration of Employee Relations cases initiated in the ServiceNow case management tool .

    • Responsible for assisting and creating monthly employee relations reports relative to case activity.

    • Responsible for all required correspondence while their case is being investigated and upon completion.

    • Conducts internal workplace investigations and recommends resolutions to employee problems, issues and concerns.

    • Ensures the organization's compliance with federal, state and local employment law,

    • Mediates employee problems and provides structure for informal negotiations.

    • Partners with managers to evaluate the merits and consequences of corrective action to ensure a highly competent workforce.

    • Liaise and supports the legal team in compiling documentation for employment relations claims.

    • Knowledge of and ensuring legal compliance to all BBBEE and EE legislation

    • Keeping a clear record of all administration pertaining to labour relations

    • Participates in the creation and rollout of ER policy & program initiatives.

    • Performs additional duties and projects, as assigned


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Relations industrial labour relations, and/or equivalent work experience.


    • HR Certification
    • Experience with Case Management software
    • Ability to speak and write multiple languages.
    • Experience in CCMA representation preferable


    • 2 - 3 years’ experience in a Labour Relations role

    • Strong Microsoft Office software skills

    Skills and Knowledge

    • Demonstrated experience interacting with employees at all levels and providing excellent customer service

    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

    • Strong attention to detail, organizational and follow through skills

    • Strong communication skills

    • Ability to handle and manage multiple assignments and projects while effectively balancing schedules and ad hoc requests

    • Understanding of all aspects of employment and human resources related laws, regulations, policies, principles, concepts and practices

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to CHEP on to apply
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