HR/IR jobs

Senior Workplace Relations Consultant

Location: Melbourne
Company: Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Apps close: Saturday 25th December 2021

- Fantastic career opportunity to utilise your high-level Workplace Relations experience
- Join a supportive, experienced team to deliver successful workplace relations solutions
- CBD Head office, however flexible and hybrid working options available

About us

We are the most influential, independent business body in Victoria with over 48,000 members and customers. Our members choose us because we’re trusted experts in workplace relations, international trade, workplace health, safety and wellbeing, and policy development. Our team of 180 people thrive on putting our members first in everything we do – from providing exceptional customer service to advocating for their interests to all levels of government. The Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry works for the success of our members, business and Victoria.

About the role

This role is responsible for providing high quality consulting services, including verbal and written advice to Victorian Chamber members, customers and clients in all aspects of workplace relations and employment legislation, including conducting a range of training and information sessions. Our professional team delivers a range of fee for service consulting including modern award interpretation, wage and condition audits, workplace investigations, Fair Work Commission representation, enterprise agreement assistance, performance management and termination advice, and offer best practice solutions to solve complex issues.

About you

This role will suit someone seeking a challenging and diverse role with a passion for workplace relations. You will have tertiary qualifications in law, HR or IR (or equivalent industry experience) and have proven ability to develop and deliver quality training materials. Our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate some of the following skills and experience:

· comprehensive knowledge of various workplace relations legislation, particularly modern awards

· experience in providing high-quality advice on HR/IR matters including complex wage audits

· experience in conducting workplace investigations

· experience or in-depth understanding of negotiating enterprise agreements

· understand the Fair Work Commission’s processes and ideally have represented at the FWC

· proven ability to write professional formal documents including policies, letters and reports

· demonstrated ability to build business relationships and actively seek business opportunities

Be part of a dynamic and forward thinking organisation that not only drives economic change and prosperity but offers a collaborative working environment. A competitive salary will be offered to the successful candidate.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, we encourage you to ‘Apply now’. Applications, including a cover letter addressing which skills and experience you can demonstrate from the list above, should be addressed to Sara Marriott, Human Resources Manager. Please note that the successful applicant will be subject to a satisfactory police check as a pre-condition of employment. Applicants must also hold a valid driver’s licence, and to be able to perform the inherent requirements of the role will need to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated.