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Senior Workplace Advisor

Location: Melbourne
Company: Housing Industry Association
Telephone: (02) 6245 1300
Apps close: Tuesday 31st May 2022

If you enjoy the idea of becoming an expert across a range of areas, a trusted adviser to individuals and businesses of all sizes and the ‘go to’ person in the office, then this role is for you.

Housing Industry Association Ltd currently has an opportunity for a highly motivated Senior Workplace Adviser to join our Melbourne based team, to provide advice to members across the Victoria and Tasmania.

The role

In this role you will directly advise HIA members over the phone, across a range of legal and compliance disciplines including employment law, human resources, contract management and administration, construction law, dispute resolution, safety and builder’s licensing.

The role may also involve supporting the Manager – Workplace Services in mentoring a small team of workplace advisors, coordinating, attending and providing briefings to committees of HIA members, and providing policy, research and lobbying support.

You may also be asked to meet members face to face through the delivery of training and presentations to small and large groups on key business compliance issues.

Supporting and representing the interests of our members is a core value of HIA. In this role you may be given opportunities to assist HIA lobby governments and regulators and formulate policy submissions.

Who are we?

The Housing Industry Association is Australia’s peak residential building industry body. HIA members include builders, contractors, developers, manufacturers and suppliers. HIA delivers services to members in a number of areas, including policy and advocacy, business compliance, advice and training.

Who are you?

Are you looking for a hands on role outside of a traditional law firm? Are you interested in influencing the decisions of government that affect the home building industry? Do you want to be exposed to a range of challenging legal areas?

The right person for this job should be passionate about helping people, enjoy practical problem solving and using your initiative. Being a good communicator is vital. You will need to have tertiary qualification in legal, industrial relations, construction or related discipline. A good working knowledge of workplace relations law and/ or construction law is desirable.

A full job description can be found in the Careers section on our website,

HIA employees enjoy a variety of benefits including the option to purchase up to two weeks annual leave per calendar year, salary sacrifice arrangements, study assistance program, paid maternity leave, and group insurance cover. Eligibility requirements apply.

If you are interested in joining our friendly team please submit your application to before 31 May 2022.