Employee Relations Officer Job Description

January 22, 2011 | By More

Employee Relations Officer Job Profile and Description

The Employee Relations function deals with creating and promoting a healthy inter-office and inter-departmental relationship between employees as well as between labor and management.  The function is tasked with implementing programs to this end, often involving cross-functional posting that can enrich the employee’s learning horizon about what other people in the company does.  It also fosters interbranch or inter-divisional games and sporting tournaments, Christmas parties, etc.  The Employee Relations Officer is at the heart of the function often assigned to oversee multi-departmental functions in a geographic branch or affiliate.

Employee Relations Officer Duties and Responsibilities

  • Formulate for approval the guidelines in functional cross-posting programs between divisions, departments and branches.
  • Administer the approved procedures for job cross posting.
  • Process employee requests for cross posting as endorsed by their immediate supervisors.
  • Design, plan and implement sports programs for interdepartmental tournaments.
  • Provide logistical and material support for bonding activities in a department or branch.
  • Recommend ER programs and programs for approval.
  • Implement and administer ER programs for fostering inter-employee and labor-management relationships.

Employee Relations Officer Skills and Specifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Has computer proficiency in the use of word processing and spreadsheets
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to deal with management staff in evaluating job descriptions and performance appraisals.


Employee Relations Officer Education and Qualifications

  • A 4-year college degree in the social sciences and behavioral sciences as well as in Commerce, Business Management, Industrial Psychology or equivalent is basic
  • A one year experience in HR functions, preferably in job evaluation is an advantage

Employee Relations Officer Occupational Analyst Salary

The annual salary for non-managerial HR professionals averages $45,000 to $50,000 and would differ based on experience, training, company size, industry and state location.  IT and high technology companies enjoy a relatively higher average salary than most.

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