Employee Relations / Industrial Relations Advisor

Job title: Employee Relations / Industrial Relations Advisor
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Brisbane
Salary: Competitive
Reference: BH-132718
Contact Name: Sam Elliott
Phone Number: +61 7 3123 4433
Job Published: 20 days ago

Job Description

NES Global Talent are pleased to be recruiting for a dynamic E.R / I.R Advisor to join a major Oil & Gas Operator in Brisbane, paying a competitive daily rate on a 12 month contract. 

Position Description:

Proactively manage and enable a healthy ER/IR environment in country, using data to identify emerging ER/IR trends and define mitigations for potential future risks.
  • Support the development and implementation of ER/IR strategies to ensure business continuity and defend license to operate.
  • Support the country ER/IR strategic planning process and deliver specific ER/IR outcomes consistent with that plan, whilst bringing a preventative approach to the proactive identification and management of workplace ER/IR operational matters.
  • Lead the management of operational ER/IR matters, with support from the Country ER/IR Manager.
  • Support the IR management of third party contractors, including the review and implementation of Industrial Relations Management Plans (IRMPs).
  • Develop and implementation ER / IR risk assessments.
  • Coach other HR professionals in the investigation and management of complex individual cases.
  • Provide day to day ER/IR advice to line managers while ensuring their ER/IR competences are developed in the process.
  • Under the guidance of the ER/IR Manager, develop and implement strategies to support the resolution of ER/IR queries including complex HR case management, grievance resolution, workplace investigations, performance management, reorganisations and disciplinary matters.
  • Drive the D&I agenda in a way relevant to local inclusion requirements and wider country context.
  • Manage relationships with local staff representative bodies, including union representatives.
  • Subject matter expert in country-specific ER/IR legislation, regulations, directives, practices, and processes working with HR stakeholders and other lines of business.

HR professionalism – protect our license to operate.
  • Country ER/IR Advisors should be the experts on employee engagement, industrial relations and complex case management.
  • Able to identify and understand local external market trends (economic, political, social) and derives insights to drive effective a long-term ER/IR environment.
  • Organisational health/capability diagnostic and design skills.
  • Strong diagnostic and evaluation skills - able to distil key themes and value drivers from complex and sometimes conflicting data and insights.
  • Influencing skills to effectively manage a broad range of stakeholders.
  • Subject matter expertise in the Australian ER/IR framework, legislation & regulations.
  • Strong coaching and influencing skills.
  • Proactive and solution-based mindset.
  • Collaboration/integrative leadership (with other parts of the HR organization and business stakeholders).
** For further information, please apply online **

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