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Senior Employment Relations Specialist

Location: Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane
Company: Bupa
Telephone: 0419126737
Apps close: Wednesday 17th April 2019

About Bupa

We are a world leading Health & Care organisation with over 22,000 people in Australia and New Zealand, and our purpose is to help people live longer, healthier, and happier lives. In Australia, we help to take care of people through our leading health insurance services as well as providing a personalised approach to care through our modern Dental clinic network, our Bupa Optical stores, Bupa Medical Visa services and over 70 Bupa Aged Care Homes. Bupa Therapy, along with our Medical and Wellbeing Centre provide a multidiscipline approach to care.

Opportunity Snapshot

This role will provide additional support for escalated employment relations (broadly defined) activity across the business and will have secondary responsibility for complex case management. You are known for your ability to be outcome orientated without compromising on service. You will adhere to the Bupa values and be inspired to work for an organisation that is on a journey of transformation in the world of health and care.

As a Senior Employment Relations Specialist, your key accountabilities will be:

•Assist the Head of Workplace Relations, People Policy and Conduct Risk and the Employment Relations Leader (and indirectly the relevant People Director) in implementing a strategic and consistent Employment Relations approach across the MU – particularly in relation to workplace investigations.
•Advise, guide and support managers and leaders with matters relating to employment relations with an emphasis on employee case management
•Provide specialist employee relations advice on key matters such as industrial frameworks and legacy matters.
•Assist the Employment Relations Leader in the development and implementation of frameworks, policies, systems, processes and practices in relation to escalated case management, dispute prevention and settlement, mediation and investigations.

Your profile:

•Consultancy, advisory and/or management experience, inclusive of a demonstrable set of achievements in employment relations (broadly defined) in a large and complex organization,
•Demonstrable experience in the successful support, development and implementation of employment relations strategies, frameworks, systems, processes and policies.
•Demonstrable capability in dispute prevention and settlement, negotiation, and workplace investigation.
•Able to work collaboratively and effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders including more senior leaders, technical and functional specialists, business facing People-team Heads of and Partners, operational and line managers
•Proven ability to convert information and data into knowledge, and to communicate that knowledge in a meaningful and useful way.

Bupa believes in hiring the best talent in the market. We are known for our vibrant, high performing and incredibly rewarding and flexible workplace and we take pride in creating exceptional and meaningful work experiences. With a belief in innovation, we deliver award winning benefits to our employees and encourage involvement within our communities.

Bupa has everything – growth, passion, results and a caring & supportive culture that surround a burning ambition and purpose that is the best in the world.
Our people reflect the diversity of our community. At Bupa, your wellbeing, identity and own story is respected and valued.