Industrial Relations Officer
Dynamic and fast paced environment
Industrial Relations experience essential
About Our Client
Our client is a well respected NSW Government organisation with a vested interested in public infrastructure.
The IR officer reports to the manager of IR Services, the IR officer has no direct reports but must work in a team environment.
Key accountabilities for this role include:
- Teamwork- working well within a team, exchanging information and assisting other team members to achieve team objectives and work outcomes.
- Safety- comply with system requirements, safety responsibilities, authorities and Safety Management Systems.
- Ethics and Probity- promote the values of integrity, trust, service and accountability, manage the business processes to ensure the proactive identification of risk and the review and improvement of systems designed to minimize fraud or corruption.
- Representation- representing the Tribunal before State and Federal tribunals and other forums in relation to industrial disputes, award variation, unfair dismissal, disciplinary and condition matters.
- IR Advice- provide professional advice and support to HR business partners and line managers in IR matters to assist them to meet their business objectives
- Research and Analysis- undertake detailed research into a wide range of industrial issues in order to present soundly argued cases before the tribunal.
- Communication and Relationship Management- providing expert advice to business partners and managers as required building sound relationships.
The Successful Applicant
The successful candidate will have / demonstrated:
- Proven ability to prepare and present submissions before Federal or State Industrial Tribunals with a strong record of success in industrial advocacy.
- Evidence of the capacity to perform the above, providing accurate and timely advice across issues including capability to interpret industrial instruments and employee related legislation.
- Sound negotiating skills and proven ability to be innovative in resolving IR issues and conflicts.
- A comprehensive knowledge of IR practices, legislation, awards and contemporary HR management principles and practices.
- Proven research and problem solving skills.
- Sound planning and organisational skills.
- Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field or equivalent experience.
What's on Offer
The successful candidate will be offered an immediate start on a three month contract, competitive contracting rates and the opportunity to work in a fast paced dynamic work environment.