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Human resources and industrial relations officers conduct research and advise on recruitment, training, staff appraisal and industrial relations policies and assist specialist managers with negotiations on behalf of a commercial enterprise, trade union or other organisation.

Tasks

  • Undertakes research into pay differentials, productivity and efficiency bonuses and other payments
  • Develops and recommends personnel and industrial relations policies, assists with their implementation and drafts staff handbooks
  • Assists with negotiations between management and employees or trades unions concerning pay and conditions of employment
  • Interviews candidates for jobs
  • Advises on training and recruitment, negotiating procedures, salary agreements and other personnel and industrial relations issues
  • Deals with grievance and disciplinary procedures, and with staff welfare and counselling provision.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal academic requirements although most entrants possess a degree or equivalent qualification and/or relevant experience. Many employers expect staff to gain membership of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development through study for professional qualifications. NVQs/SVQs in this area are available at Levels 3 and 4.

Current Vacancies

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What could I earn?

Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £19,000 per annum and can progress up to £38,000 per annum.

Is it in growth or decline?

There are currently 14,414 employed Human Resources & Industrial Relations Officers in the region.

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