Manager Employee Relations


Bokomo is recruiting a Manager Employee Relations, to be based in Windhoek, Namibia.
  • Reporting to the Human Resources Executive the position will be responsible for managing employee relations activities while also promoting a supportive and inclusive work environment
  • The Employee Relations Manager collaborates closely with HR professionals, department managers, legal advisors to ensure compliance with- Namibia employment laws and company policies
  • Responsible for Industrial Relations activities including handling disciplinary cases and advising management on best practices
  • Offer expert advice in all matters relating to collective bargaining and industrial relations issues
  • Promote employee engagement initiatives and programs to enhance workplace morale and satisfaction
  • Support in addressing conflicts that arise in the workplace, striving to resolve them in a positive manner that facilitates resolution for all parties
  • Proactively providing guidance/training to Managers at all levels, employees and other HR stakeholders on the review, interpretation and dispositioning of matters relating to HR policies and procedures
  • Engage in negotiations and settlement discussions to reach mutually agreeable resolutions
  • Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements throughout the dispute resolution process
  • Collaborate with legal counsel, as necessary, to address complex labour-related issues
  • Mediate discussions between management and union representatives to reach amicable solutions
  • Ensure compliance with labour laws, employment regulations, and collective bargaining agreements
  • Monitor changes in labour legislation and update company policies accordingly
  • Represent the organization in labour disputes, arbitration, and legal proceedings
  • Providing guidance and coaching to managers of all levels to address employee behaviour and performance
  • Qualification and Experience Required:
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in industrial relations, labour relations, or a related field
  • Experience in collective bargaining, conflict resolution, and labour law compliance
  • Degree in Industrial Relations/Human Resources Management or any other relevant qualifications
  • Excellent negotiation and communications skills
  • Excellent Inter-personal relations
  • Computer literate in relevant systems
  • Skills and Knowledge:
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Namibia labour law, and other employment related regulations
  • Excellent negotiation and mediation skills
  • Experience in collective bargaining, conflict resolution, and labour law compliance
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and proactively analyze and resolve problems
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
  • No documents will be returned
How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Certified Copies of Qualifications
  • Certified Copies of Identification Documents
2. Application


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