ER Consultant | Business Partner

Posted 28 March 2024
Salary$180k package includes super
LocationEast Ryde
Job type Contract
DisciplineHuman ResourcesLegal, Risk & Compliance

Job description

  • Tier one, global business
  • 12-mth FTC
  • Solid culture | Hybrid working.
  • Strategic role to support a holistic policy review. 
  • Build out organisational framework in line with changing IR reforms.
  • White collar experience.

Client Details

With a large and diverse workforce nationally, our client is recognised globally for their innovation; technological innovation and in their business operations and workforce management. 

They have a designated function to support and guide the business through the ever-changing landscape of IR/ER and critical to building out this framework is the appointment of an experienced and competent IR/ER Professional.

Expertise in Fair Works in critical.


This is a strategic ER Consultant position that will embed IR reforms into policy. 
  • In consultation with business leaders, develop the organisational framework in line with IR Reform.
  • Responsible for effectively supporting the Employee Relations Team to ensure professional, comprehensive, business focused, and timely Employee Relations advice and support is provided to Managers and People Business Partners.
  • An expert in the field of employee relations and will be responsible for providing specialist, expert advice, support and guidance on high risk, highly complex people ER issues to relevant Managers, Employees and People Business Partners.
  • Skilled in assessing and advising on commercial risk and will be expected to proactively review ER trends, work in partnership with the Business Partnering Team and identify ER solutions that will continuously improve the management of ER challenges across the business.
  • Working with the business on organisational change that may result in individual or collective consultation and/or redundancy ensuring best practice requirements and commercial imperatives are balanced so that ER risk is minimised
  • Some case management as requested but not a primary objective of this role. 

  • Proven experience within an ER specialist or ER Lawyer role and/or HR operational experience in a fast-paced environment with proven employee relations experience.
  • Experience of managing medium-high risk ER cases to conclusion.
  • Good understanding and application of Fair Works and recent IR/ER Reform.
  • Strong communication and listening skills, being comfortable in coaching, advising, and influencing managers dealing with ER issues.
  • Ability to assess risks and make fair decisions that meet the needs of the business.
  • Ability to influence management decisions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to quickly develop a rapport and strong working relationships across all levels.
  • Good commercial understanding and a genuine interest about the business.

Job Offer

  • Global footprint
  • Solid team culture and leadership
  • Hybrid working (3 in office)
  • Immediate start
  • 12mth FTC


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