Job Details

Up to $865 per day plus super
Job Type
Lauren Atkinson
about 1 month ago
Our client a leading NSW Government Department are looking for a Workplace Relations Manager to join their team on a 6 month contract with high potential for extension into ongoing position.
The role leads the employee relations function through partnering with line managers in the effective engagement and management of staff.

The role enables the employee and industrial relations strategy to support the Organisation’s objectives and ensures that the interests of both staff and the organisation are reflected in the industrial relations environment and that there is a collaborative and engaged workforce during a period of significant change.

 Key accountabilities
  • Provide professional advice and support and coach leaders to foster collaborative workplace relations, enhance productivity, employee relations, understanding of industrial instruments and interpreting and meeting requirements identified under the Enterprise Agreement and addressing potential industrial relation requirements.
  • Shape and implement Employee Relations frameworks and strategies aimed at enabling the workforce priorities and ensure high levels of engagement and a collaborative approach to issues resolution and change.
  • Provide professional industrial relations advice on and input into policies, procedures and systems, and the development and implementation of initiatives to improve management practices across the organisation.
  • Ensure the maintenance of appropriate records and represent the Organisation before appropriate Industrial Tribunals and other forums.
  • Conduct high level negotiations dealing with important industrial matters including Enterprise Bargaining negotiations, promoting interest-based bargaining.
Key knowledge and experience:
  • Proven high level strategic thinking, analytical and problem solving skills in an industrial environment.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the industrial relations discipline.
  • Strong negotiation skills and proven ability to be innovative in resolving conflict
For further information on this role or to confidentially apply, please contact Lauren Atkinson on 02 8227 9200 or apply directly via the Apply for this job button. Only WORD FORMAT resumes will be accepted.