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Industrial Relations Lead
- Leading Public Sector Organisation
- Sydney CBD Location
About Our Client
My client is a leading government service provider which has gone through a period of significant transformation. Based in the Sydney CBD - my client employs 10,000 staff and is at the forefront of innovation as workplace.
- Representing the organisation on a range of industrial issues in a politically and industrially sensitive and complex environment
- Maintaining effective consultation with work areas spread across geographic and functional areas
- Managing time and prioritising issues under a program of work within constrained timeframes
- Facilitating the provision of information so that Business Partners and Managers at all levels can confidently assume the responsibility for managing industrial relations
- Fostering ongoing relationships between management and unions to ensure the existence of open and consultative avenues
- Ensuring matters are reviewed in a timely manner and that appropriate investigation takes place to assess seriousness and to instigate further action where required
- Ensuring that prompt, expert and professional advice and support is provided when required and often at short notice
- Working cooperatively, collaboratively and proactively with relevant areas across the broader
The Successful Applicant
- Proven ability to develop and manage a broad ranging consultation process to accompany a program of work within a similar white collar/blue collar environment.
- Proven sound negotiating skills and a proven ability to be innovative in resolving industrial issues and conflict successfully and the ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality, discretion and judgement while maintaining a strong customer service approach.
- Ability to work deliver both strategic and operational expertise as part of a busy program team.
- Ability to prepare and present submissions before Federal or State Industrial Tribunals with a strong record of success in industrial advocacy.
- Evidence of capacity to provide accurate and timely advice and support to all levels of management on a wide range of industrial relations issues.
- Comprehensive knowledge of Industrial Relations practices, legislation and awards and contemporary human resources management principles and practices including a comprehensive understanding and capability to interpret industrial instruments and employment related legislation
- Proven research, analytical and problem solving skills.
- Sound planning and organisational skills with evidence of ability to work under pressure, manage competing priorities, meet deadlines and produce consistently high quality work.
- Sound written and verbal communication and presentation skills and evidence of capacity to build relationships with key people and to deal effectively with people at all levels.
- Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field, or equivalent experience.
What's on Offer
An ongoing temporary role with a view to potential permanency.