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Employee Relations Advisor

AU$80 - AU$100 per hour + Super
Canberra Region
HorizonOne Recruitment

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The Organisation:

Our client is a federal government department that develops and implements policies and programs to ensure Australia's agricultural, fisheries, food and forestry industries remain competitive, profitable and sustainable. They have excellent career opportunities for someone looking to pursue a career in agriculture, biosecurity and sustainability.

The Opportunity:

Due to COVID-19 changing the way work is conducted, as the Employee Relations (ER) Advisor you will be involved in the progression and maturing of the integrated business model to actively engage with staff and the union to ensure that the model supports the department's staff and the business.

You will be seen as the trusted advisor on all ER matters for a period of 6 months on a part time basis, however this may increase to full time during certain stages of the project.

The Role:

As the ER expert you will support the division and the workforce transformation team to deliver key projects.

You will be responsible for:

  • Providing ER project support for strategic and business transformation initiatives
  • Developing relationships with union officials to manage change associated with transformation projects
  • Leading communications and engagement with unions and key stakeholders through effective consultation to deliver agreeable outcomes
  • Partnering with the business to support the development and delivery of engagement and culture related initiatives as well as workforce planning, organisational design and business change.

The Person:

You will be a confident, driven and solutions-focused ER/IR expert with demonstrated experience in driving change in highly unionised workplaces.

You'll have proven experience within a unionised workplace with a medium to large workforce. Your in-depth knowledge of contemporary HR practices and employee relations matters in a unionised environment will take you far in this role.

You'll have excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership, presentation and stakeholder management skills.

You'll also have tertiary qualifications in industrial relations, human resources or a related field.

The Salary/Rate:

$80 - $100/hr + Super.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Sarah Fowler on 02 6108 4878, quoting Ref No. 11458

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