Employee Relations Advisor

Posted 02 June 2022
SalaryPackage between $130-135k package
LocationEast Ryde
Job type Permanent
DisciplineHuman Resources

Job description

  • Employee Relations Advisor x 2

  • One permanent and one 12mth FTC opportunity

  • Leading brand with national footprint

  • Hybrid working

  • Salary between $130-135k package depending on experience

Client Details

Leading the charge within the FMCG industry, our client has a solid reputation and large reach across the Country. Their seamless operation and quality of service is supported by an incredible backbone that is respected and valued. 


Sitting within the Employee Relations team, the ER Advisors will provides specialist ER support to leaders across all sites by case managing employee relations matters.

  • End to end case management of employee relations cases including performance management, misconduct, grievances, absence management, non-work related illnesses and injuries and investigations

  • Build leadership capability by guiding, mentoring and/or coaching Team Leaders on all employee relations cases:

    • Assess the risk and reference legislative requirements to ensure compliance with the law, the relevant industrial instrument and Company policy

    • Coach on the relevant process, provide context and recommend appropriate next steps

    • Recommend and provide simplistic tools, scripts and templates for the leader completion and delivery

    • Review and provide feedback to Team Leaders on completed documentation

    • Ensure leaders are confident in delivering structured and effective conversations with team members

    • Escalate high level matters to the relevant stakeholders

  • Ensure advice regarding employment conditions, workplace arrangements and benefits are aligned to applicable / relevant national employment standards, modern awards, enterprise agreements and/or company policy

  • Identify trends and work with HR Business Partners to understand the root cause of cases and determine proactive solutions to prevent further similar cases

  • Identify process improvement opportunities and encouraging self-service

  • Work with the WH&S team to ensure policy and procedures are in place and adhered to

  • Assist with project work on an ad hoc basis


To be successful in this application, you will have:

  • At least three years similar experience within a large and fast moving organisation

  • A demonstrated track record working through end to end complex employee relations (performance management, misconduct, absence management, investigations) cases

  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills

  • An ability to coach leaders to improve capability

  • Experience working across and effectively influencing stakeholders within a range of levels across an organisation.

Job Offer

  • Supportive leader

  • Solid team culture

  • Leading organisation within respective field

  • Hybrid working

  • Busy and diversified role

  • Option for permanent or 12mth FTC

  • Salary between $130-135k package depending on experience

Contact details - ashleyduffy@future-you.com.au