Senior Labour and Employee Relations Officer

Closing Date November 15, 2019 closed

Job Description/Key Resonsibilities

G.P.L Inc. invites applications from suitable qualified candidates for the position of Senior Labour and Employee Relations Officer- 257-259 Middle Street Georgetown Guyana


  • Investigation Reports
  • Records of Employee Complaints and related memorandum
  • Disciplinary Letters reprimands, suspension and terminations
  • Advisory Memorandum to Employees
  • Supervisors and Managers Documentation on Disciplinary hearing and meeting or Unions
  • Wages and Salaries Comparative Analysis Report
  • Proposals on Policy and Procedures on Employee issues
  • Monthly Employee Relations Reports



  1.  Participate in addressing grievances and work to resolve complex employee relations/labour relations issues.
  2. Mediate discussions between employer and employee representatives in attempt to reconcile differences.
  3. Conduct investigations, and prepare reports.
  4. Counsel and advise employee on employment policies and procedures.
  5. Advice on the interpretation of Industrial agreements reached between the Company and participating Unions, as well as employment agreement and monitors their effective implentation.
  6. Monitor Company’s adherence to labour laws and regulations.
  7. Train Managers and Supervisors on topics related to the handling of grievances, fostering good labour relations, working conditions and disciplinary policy and procedures.
  8. Represent the Company in labour disputes, conciliation and arbitration.
  9. Facilitates information gathering where necessary for wages and salaries negotiations with the unions. Research case law or outcome of previous case hearings.
  10. Prepare proposals for collective bargaining and other labour negotiations.
  11. Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal labour requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.
  12. Prepares monthly Employee Relations Reports.
  13. Assess Union’s proposals on salary, benefits and working conditions.
  14. Assist in the preparation of reports, correspondence on various Human Resources issues.
  15. Develop methods to monitor employee satisfaction with policies and working conditions.

Required Qualifications and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management/Industrial Relations or related field , with three (3) years’ experience in Labour Relations.


Diploma in Human Resources Management/Industrial Relations or related field with five(5) years’ in Human Resources /Labour Relations field.

How to Apply

Applications should be submitted the Deputy Human Resources Manager, Guyana Power & Light Inc., 257/259 Middle Street, Georgetown or email: not later than November 15, 2019.