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Title:  Employee Relations Manager

Job ID:  89936
Country:  Philippines
City:  Taguig
Professional area:  Human Resources
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Taguig, 00, PH, 1634


We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International, and we believe in freedom

We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. We’ve spent the last 20 years innovating and creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries, and how we’ve grown from 40 to 4,000+ employees in the Philippines since 2009.

But our business isn’t just business, our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe that when they’re free to be themselves, to grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business. That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 83% of employees feel happy working at JTI, and why we’ve been recognized as INVESTORS IN PEOPLE in the Philippines.

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea

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Position Purpose

The Employee Relations (ER) Manager is the overall lead in the implementation of all ER related programs.  They execute ER strategies to manage Company's relationship with its employees while ensuring compliance with the company policies, local labor laws and government regulations.  (Market and AMC)


Main Areas of Responsibility

  • Aligns with and assists the Employee Relations and Compliance Manager in the implementation of activities related to employee relations and compliance interventions to strengthen Company's relationship to its employees in collaboration with the P&C Business Partners and other stakeholders in the organization while ensuring compliance with local laws and company-specific regulations.
  • Implements a fair and inclusive process that is appropriate to effectively manage employee risks, concerns, and grievances that is compliant with the employee relations policies and applicable local labor laws. 
  • Facilitates the implementation of educational program to line managers on the field of employee relations in collaboration with the P&C BP.
  • Provides strategic support, guidance and coaching to employees at all levels in the organization in consultation  with the Employee Relations and Compliance Manager, Legal Manager and in collaboration with the other stakeholders in the Company.
  • Reviews and monitors Company's compliance to local labor laws and company-specific regulations.  Generates reports on compliance issues, concerns or arguments to determine viability and to address them immediately.  Provides relevant analysis and insights on the identification of possible interventions that will reinforce adherence to local labor laws and company-specific regulations.
  • Implements and monitors compliance to the policy on “Use of Non-regular Employees”.
  • Represents P&C in factory compliance initiatives (ex: Audits/ ISO/ FSMS/SH&E)
  • Responsible for budget planning and monitoring, contract management, PR/GR process and other related ER processes that will impact employee salary and benefits.


Knowledge, Skills, Experience Required

  • Bachelor's degree in psychology, management or any related course.
  • Knowledge of laws, labor codes, due process and other related regulatory standard.
  • At least 2 years of experience in the field of compliance and  Human Resource as generalist or specialist.
  • Familiarity with other aspects of HR including training, recruitment, performance management, benefits policies and compensation management
  • Ability to communicate and influence people at all levels of the organization.
  • With good facilitation and communication skills.
  • With knowledge of local laws, labor standard and procedures and other relevant regulatory standards.
  • Developed and adaptable inter-personal skills.
  • Familiarity with Organizational Development Processes and other aspects of HR including training, recruitment, performance management, benefits policies and compensation management
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.




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