Employment Relations Regional Partner – North West

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Organisation : St Vincent De Paul Society

Location : Sydney (Lewisham)

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Employment Services

Salary type : Annual Package

Application closing date : 8 Mar, 2020

About the role

  • Permanent, full time 38 hours per week
  • Role based in Lewisham with some intrastate travel involved
  • Current NSW Driver Licence is required
  • Generous salary packaging benefits

The Employment Relations Regional Partner -Metro is in the People and Culture directorate. The role will provide guidance, support, and make recommendations to resolve employee relation concerns and build the capability of people managers to support overall positive workf orce engagement within the assigned region.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Offer support in accordance with the Society’s grievance management framework and procedure.
  • Ensure timely and effective resolutions of complaints and people issues are compliant with legislation.
  • Build team leaders and people managers capability for effective leadership, recruitment and to resolve employee related concerns.
  • Report areas for improvement to senior stakeholders in relation to people-related policies and procedures.
  • Contribute to policy development and procedure improvement in the area of employment relations.
  • Identify and take a lead in regional initiatives that will improve employee relations and employee engagement.
  • Collaborate effectively with People & Culture colleagues and teams.

This role reports to the Manager, Employment Relations. Please click here for a copy of the position description.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification/s in Human Resources or Industrial Relations.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing advice in workplace legislation and policy, and the Federal Industrial Relations system.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing industrial relations advice and the ability to adapt communication delivery to various audiences.
  • Excellent negotiation, stakeholder management and conflict resolution skills.
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills across a range of mediums/approaches.
  • Proven project management skills and the ability to manage competing priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability and expertise in project leadership to oversee effective implementation of initiatives.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills, with a proven ability to collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders.

Come and join our team!
We believe our employees are key to our success and in return we offer:

  • Job satisfaction working as part of a team making a difference to people’s lives in an organisation that cares about people.
  • Generous salary packaging benefits to employees where a portion of take-home pay is tax-free.
  • In addition to excellent learning and development programs, as a large purpose driven organisation we provide opportunities to grow your career across a range of teams and services.
  • Supportive, friendly and values driven team environment and culture.

Prior to an offer of employment, preferred candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including reference checks, a Police check, Working with Children check, Health Declaration and/or a medical check, Right to work in Australia check. The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the Society’s commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : St Vincent De Paul Society

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services and has been assisting people experiencing disadvantage in NSW for more than 130 years. Our people reach out to the most vulnerable in our community through our Conferences, Special Works and Vinnies shops. The Society’s mission is to shape a more just and compassionate society by offering a ‘hands up’ approach to people in need respecting their dignity, sharing our hope and encouraging them to take control of their own destiny.

How to apply for this role

Applications not allowed for this job listing.

Please quote in application: Employment Relations Regional Partner - North West via Pro Bono Australia.


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