Manager - Employee Relations Manager - Employee Relations …

Hays Legal
in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Permanent, Full time
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Hays Legal
in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Hays Legal
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Forward thinking educational institute seeks Manager of Employee relations | Full time, permanent position
Your new company
This position will see you working within the education sector for a forward-thinking educational institute, based in Melbourne's outer suburbs. You will manage and lead operational, workplace and employee relations advice across the Institute and its entities, whilst achieving strategic and operational plans and future goals.

Your new role
Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, you will be the primary point of contact for the resolution of workplace and employee relations matters and provide expert solutions and strategies consistent with the current service delivery model. You will also:
  • Provide expert advice and strategies to enable the achievement of the institute's goals and strategies and coaching to the PCS team, to ensure excellent practice and provide effective resolution strategies to employee cases and matters related to the interpretation of Enterprise Agreements and Awards
  • Represent and prepare submissions and advocacy of employee matters on behalf of the institute in external Tribunals and Commissions, including conciliations, mediations and hearings.
  • Negotiate positive outcomes in a range of forums for complex employee relations matters
  • Effectively manage complex and sensitive people matters, mitigating any legal and industrial risks.
  • And more!
What you'll need to succeed
To be considered you will have:
  • Tertiary qualification in Law
  • Demonstrated experience managing and providing advice in workplace relations
  • Experience with preparing submissions and representing in tribunals and commissions
  • Proven experience with Employee relations matters, complex cases and sensitive situations
  • Deep knowledge of relevant legislation, Collective Agreements and Awards
  • Strong relationship building and people management skills
  • Proven experience with Fair Work Australia, employment tribunals, disability, diversity and equal opportunity.
What you'll get in return
If successful in the role you will have the opportunity to join a market leading institution in a supportive team. There is also competitive remuneration on offer.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Aimee Lobban now on 03 8616 8453 or email

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About Hays
Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. We are the experts at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide, being the market leader in Asia Pacific and the UK and one of the market leaders in Continental Europe and Latin America. We operate across the private and public sectors, dealing in permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments.

Hays believes the right job can transform a person's life and the right person can transform a business. They are passionate about connecting candidates with the right job for them.

Hays operates in over 40 locations throughout Australia and New Zealand. They find permanent jobs for over 15,000 people a year and temporary and contract assignments for over 25,000 people a year and at any one time employ over 20,000 temporaries and contractors.

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