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Petrojam Limited
Category: General
Applications are invited from suitably qualified person to fill the following vacancy:

The successful candidate will assist in the formulation of policy and programmes and the development of strategic objectives for good industrial/employee relations practices.

The position also has responsibility for guiding line managers in the interpretation of relevant policies and contracts and in the resolution of conflicts and grievances.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Develops and recommends the implementation of policies and programmes that are designed to minimize conflicts and to promote and maintain industrial harmony.
• Conducts Union negotiations with established bargaining units.
• Intervenes when disputes have escalated above the scope of the departmental level, liaising with the respective union, delegate, manager and employee. 
• Researches market information, analyses unions’ claims and formulates negotiation strategies in conjunction with the Manager, HRD&A in response to claims for each bargaining unit.
• Conducts regular IR training sessions to ensure proper understanding of the IR process.
• Advises management on the interpretation and application of Labour Relations policies and practices.
• Studies legislation, arbitration decisions and collective bargaining contracts to assess industry trends in order to provide the Company with sound advice and negotiating strategies.

Key Competencies:
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. • Highly developed interpersonal and human relations skills.
• Sound negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
• Ability to discern underlying factors in disputes and grievances.
• Displays professionalism, maturity and discipline

Subject Line: Industrial Relations Officer

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Qualification & Experience

• University Degree in the Behavioral Sciences.
• Diploma or formal training in Industrial Relations.
• A minimum of four (4) years experience in industrial relations.
• Thorough knowledge of Jamaican Labour Relations Laws and codes
• Sound knowledge of collective bargaining approaches and procedures.

Deadline: Friday, April 10, 2020

Contact Information
Name: Human Resource Manager
Address: N/A
Telephone: N/A
Fax: N/A

Ad Post Date: 2020-04-07



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