ENGIE Energy Access

Kenya / Tanzania

3-5 years


16 April, 2024

Global Labor Risk Manager

Job description

We are seeking an experienced and qualified Global Labour Law Manager to join our dynamic team. The ideal candidate will play a crucial role in pro-actively and reactively managing ethics cases, separations, dismissals, fraud cases, and grievances. This role will be instrumental in continuing to establish an ethical EEA culture. As the Global Labor Law Manager, you will be the primary point of contact for our external legal firms. The role will involve the process to select a panel of legal firms for which an RFP will be required.  The role will require effective and efficient cost management for the external legal panel.

About the role

Labor Law Compliance and Employment Relations:

  • Handle mutually agreed separations, dismissals.
  • Organise and manage disciplinary procedures as a result of incapacity, poor performance or ethics breaches in full compliance with local regulations and in cooperation with external legal firms, where required.
  • Manage and ensure general compliance with labour laws in various countries in East, West, and South Africa.
  • Resolving work conflicts and grievances.

Vendor Management:

  • Be the main point of contact for external labour law panels. Manage relationships with external vendors, including invoicing, renewals, contract agreements, and performance requirements.
  • Define and monitor service level agreements, addressing breaches as necessary.
  • Manage all invoicing according to agreed professional fees schedule

Policy Alignment and Creation:

  • Participate in reviews of global and local policies from a labour law perspective.
  • Contribute to the creation of new policies aligned with labour laws.
  • Deploy and educate on all policies, including policy updates
  • Develop and implement an Employee Relations training Program

Training and Development:

  • Conduct labor training for the HR team and line managers with direct reports.
  • Ensure all labor law changes and updates within the EEA markets are continuously evaluated and necessary responses implemented.

Performance Management: manage performance improvement plans, restructures, and any related changes in contractual terms and conditions.

Reporting and Governance:

  • Report and maintain metrics for key employment performance issues.
  • Keep a log of all precedents and past cases to ensure consistent treatment in accordance with established protocols.
  • Provide monthly reporting on relevant key performance indicators.
  • Ensure global disciplinary processes and structures align with in-Country disciplinary policies and processes.
  • Ensure 100% compliance with Legal and Ethics requirements and HR Audit checklist.
  • Collaborate closely with the Ethics department if and when required.