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HR Advisor - Employee and Labor Relations - Rosebel Mine Site

Job Field:
Human Resources Jobs
HR (Human Resources) Jobs, Industrial Relations Jobs
South America, Suriname
Suriname All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
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The Role

To provide operational and tactical HR support to the business regarding various human resources matters for a smooth running of Employee and Labor Relations. Provide expertise and information regarding Employee and Labor Relations HR issues ensuring compliance to legislation and company policy. The HR Advisor - Employee and Labor Relations is responsible for managing the employee relations and collective bargaining administration for RGM.
Rotation 5/2 - at Rosebel Gold Mines site - Brokopondo

Your Responsibilities:

Promote sound labor relations with the union representing the Rosebel employees and advise on corrective and preventive action

Investigate and evaluate union/employee complaints or arguments to determine viability;
Investigate disciplinary matters and provide proper advise in line with the CLA and local legislation;
Present the position of the company during arbitration or other labor negotiations;
Schedule and coordinate details of grievance hearings or other meetings;
Prepare evidence for discipline hearings, including preparing witnesses to testify;
Monitor company and workforce adherence to labor agreements;
Propose resolutions for collective bargaining and other labor or contract negotiations;
Assist with negotiating collective bargaining agreements;
Support the development of labor relations skills of the bargaining unit managers through active participation in grievance handling at all stages of the grievance and arbitration procedure; provide hands on training in labor relations matters including discipline, grievance handling and general administration of collective agreements.
Attendance and voluntary/involuntary termination cases
Monitor daily attendance;
Investigate and analyze causes for staff absences;
Recommend solutions to resolve chronic attendance issues and coach repeat-offenders;
Provide advice and recommendations on related disciplinary actions for offenders;
Monitor scheduled absences such as holidays or travel and coordinate actions to ensure the staff absence has been adequately covered off by an alternate to ensure continuity of operations;
Represent RGM at Dismissal Board hearings, meetings with the Ministry of Labor and external governing agencies;
Manage all termination cases while minimizing legal and reputational risk for Rosebel Gold Mines;
Employees Relations and Communications

Analyze trends and metrics in partnership with your Community of Experts to develop solutions, programs and policies relating to Employees relations;
Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance. Partner with the legal department as needed/required;
Provide HR policy guidance and interpretation regarding discipline and grievances, in line with COC and CLA;
Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues. Conduct effective, thorough and objective investigations as per COC and CLA during management of grievances;
Identify training needs for business units and devise solutions in partnership with the Organizational Development Community of Experts Establish a monthly report highlighting main issues and proposed solutions;
Communicate clearly and effectively with all stakeholders (employees, management, first line supervisors…);
Be the face and voice of RGM HR for answering any employees requests;
Keep appraised of best practices in your given functional area.


What we look for:

University degree, preferably in labor law;
In-depth understanding of the application of employment related legislation and various policies and procedures regulating employment conditions, workplace conflict and resolution;
At least 5 years’ labor relations experience working in a unionized environment;
Professionalism and discretion to maintain confidential information;
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
Computer literate (MS Office); fluency in Dutch and English required;
Good negotiating skills; conflict resolution skills; labor relations legislative interpreting skills; project management skills; group facilitation skills;
Ability to work in teams using a collaborative approach.
Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills including public speaking.

Interested candidates should click on Apply Now to be directed to this vacancy on the IAMGOLD careers website and complete the application process online

Primary Location: Suriname
Work Locations: 17 - Rosebel Mine Site President Da Costalaan NR 2 Paramaribo PO Box 2973
Job: Human Resources
Organization: Rosebel
Job Posting: Mar 22, 2019, 12:21:55 PM

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