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Group Manager Employee Relations

Advertiser: VicTrack3 out of 53.0 overall rating (24 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
15 Mar 2019
Location
Melbourne, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Human Resources & Recruitment, Industrial & Employee Relations

Group Manager Employee Relations

About the business

VicTrack owns Victoria's transport land, assets and infrastructure and works to protect and grow the value of the portfolio, to support a thriving transport system, and make travel and living better for Victorians.

With much of the asset portfolio dedicated to transport – our lands, infrastructure, trams and trains, and telecommunication networks – our focus is strategic asset management and supporting the delivery of better transport solutions. With a strong commercial focus we invest back into transport and communities, and support other non-commercial activities like community projects and environmental and heritage preservation.

About the role

The role will provide leadership to employee and industrial relations matters and organisation wide change initiatives by developing and delivering a robust framework of policy, processes, systems and tools to mitigate employment risks.  In addition, the Group Manager Employee Relations will establish and maintain policies and procedures to help the organisation provide a legislatively sound and fair environment for all employees, guidance in change management, and industrial relations (Enterprise Agreement Bargaining). For more information please visit www.victrack.com.au for a full position description. 

Benefits and perks

You will work with a motivated and supportive team of specialists throughout the organisation. A range of training and development options are available to help you grow and develop your career.

  • Work within a supportive and friendly environment
  • Close to trams, trains, shops and beautiful view of Docklands Harbour
  • Fantastic remuneration package

Skills and experience

Qualifications:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Employment Law required
  • Tertiary Qualification in Human Resources/industrial relations desirable
  • Post Graduate Change Management qualification desirable

Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to apply a contemporary and commercial approach to the design and delivery of activities as a subject matter expert
  • Highly developed written and oral communication, influencing and negotiation skills to achieve desired outcomes
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage planning, milestones and stakeholder communication
  • Strong commercial and business acumen
  • Highly developed problem solving and critical reasoning skills
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders at all levels of an organisation to achieve and deliver results
  • Capable to produce compelling and professional reports and executive papers, incorporating data analysis and financial cost impacts.

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Extensive experience in a dynamic employee relations role and industrial relations enterprise bargaining, preferably within the Victorian public sector
  • Experience in achieving desirable organisation and commercial outcomes
  • Proven experience in translating and applying legislation and industrial policy into practical business operations
  • Experience executing complex organisational change/transformation efforts and demonstrated knowledge of a change methodology

To apply

Please download a full position description from our website: www.victrack.com.au.

Applications for this career opportunity are invited from Australian Citizens or residents with the right to work in Australia by using the "apply for this job" button below. Please attach a copy of your resume and a cover letter outlining your skills and experience.

Offer of employment is strictly subject to successful background (pre-employment screening) and criminal records checks

Closing Date: COB 29th March 2019

VicTrack is an equal opportunity and human rights employer.

Please note recruitment agencies will not be engaged in this process.

About the business

VicTrack owns Victoria's transport land, assets and infrastructure and works to protect and grow the value of the portfolio, to support a thriving transport system, and make travel and living better for Victorians.

With much of the asset portfolio dedicated to transport – our lands, infrastructure, trams and trains, and telecommunication networks – our focus is strategic asset management and supporting the delivery of better transport solutions. With a strong commercial focus we invest back into transport and communities, and support other non-commercial activities like community projects and environmental and heritage preservation.

About the role

The role will provide leadership to employee and industrial relations matters and organisation wide change initiatives by developing and delivering a robust framework of policy, processes, systems and tools to mitigate employment risks.  In addition, the Group Manager Employee Relations will establish and maintain policies and procedures to help the organisation provide a legislatively sound and fair environment for all employees, guidance in change management, and industrial relations (Enterprise Agreement Bargaining). For more information please visit www.victrack.com.au for a full position description. 

Benefits and perks

You will work with a motivated and supportive team of specialists throughout the organisation. A range of training and development options are available to help you grow and develop your career.

  • Work within a supportive and friendly environment
  • Close to trams, trains, shops and beautiful view of Docklands Harbour
  • Fantastic remuneration package

Skills and experience

Qualifications:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Employment Law required
  • Tertiary Qualification in Human Resources/industrial relations desirable
  • Post Graduate Change Management qualification desirable

Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to apply a contemporary and commercial approach to the design and delivery of activities as a subject matter expert
  • Highly developed written and oral communication, influencing and negotiation skills to achieve desired outcomes
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage planning, milestones and stakeholder communication
  • Strong commercial and business acumen
  • Highly developed problem solving and critical reasoning skills
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders at all levels of an organisation to achieve and deliver results
  • Capable to produce compelling and professional reports and executive papers, incorporating data analysis and financial cost impacts.

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Extensive experience in a dynamic employee relations role and industrial relations enterprise bargaining, preferably within the Victorian public sector
  • Experience in achieving desirable organisation and commercial outcomes
  • Proven experience in translating and applying legislation and industrial policy into practical business operations
  • Experience executing complex organisational change/transformation efforts and demonstrated knowledge of a change methodology

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Have you worked in a role which requires a sound understanding of employment & workplace relations?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?

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