Human Resource Adviser

Our client a leading Gov department have a current opening for a Senior Workplace Relations Advisor to join their team in St Leonard’s.  If you are looking for an exciting new challenge, and have extensive experience in Workplace Relations, this is the position for you!

Key accountabilities:
  • Manage the development of system-wide workplace relations policies regarding the terms and conditions of engagement of staff
  • Negotiate industrial agreements and instruments with associations representing the department
  • Respond to requests from public organisations for information on complex workplace issues and for advice on appropriate strategies to deal with staffing or workplace problems
  • Examine and provide advice on requests by public organisations for departures from standard terms and conditions of engagement where sought to meet local circumstances and exigencies
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with key staff in public organisations and representative associations to maintain an awareness of current trends, and to facilitate the resolution of issues
  • Within the Workplace Relations Branch, assume functional responsibility for specified sectors of the workforce
  • ASAP start
  • Highly competitive hourly rate
  • 2min walk to train station and public transport
Essential requirements:
  • Substantial experience in the provision of workplace relations advice in a complex environment
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of industrial relations, and the application of industrial relations policies and legislation to employment situations, including in the public sector.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct nuanced and sensitive negotiations, and preparing and/or conducting cases before the Industrial Relations Commission and other tribunals
  • Knowledge of the environment and arrangements affecting the terms and conditions under which our staff are engaged and under which services are provided to patients in public hospitals
  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline such as industrial relations, law or human resources and/or demonstrated relevant professional experience
Apply now for an IMMEDIATE interview
Sydney (St Leonards)
HR & Recruitment