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Manager, Workplace Relations

Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
2nd February 2018
Federation University Australia
Human Resources – Mt Helen Campus

Full-time or part-time, continuing appointment.

Reporting to the Director, Human Resources, you will provide high-level industrial relations, human resource and employee relations advice and support services across Federation University Australia Campuses.  Leading and delivering on key initiatives, projects and emergent industrial relation issues, you will be a senior member of a high performing team, providing strategic advice to a range of senior stakeholders as well as developing and maintaining effective relationships with key external stakeholders.  This role provides high-level participation in enterprise bargaining processes, including preparation for negotiations, advocacy in conciliation and arbitration proceedings and implementation of enterprise bargaining outcomes.

The successful person
You will have extensive knowledge of industrial legislation and human resources policies, with the demonstrated ability to take a lead role in enterprise bargaining processes.  Your experience will include preparation and management of all aspects of industrial disputes, negotiation skills, and a sound knowledge of Fair Work Commission rules and procedures.  Additionally, you will have strong communication skills and a proven track record in providing high level advisory and support services to senior stakeholders on a range of human resource and industrial relations matters.  You will have the ability to apply innovation and analytical problem solving and solution/options generation skills, with a flexible and agile approach in a complex, rapidly changing, environment.

Benefits of working with Federation University Australia
By joining Federation University Australia you will work within a fast-paced, challenging and supportive environment where every employee plays a critical role in our ongoing success.  You will enjoy a variety of benefits, including:
  • Competitive salary + generous superannuation and leave loading
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Diverse work culture
  • Career training and development
APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Applicants are required to address the Key Selection Criteria, for further information on preparing a job application and the Position Description please visit the website

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All University positions delivering education and/or services to children must hold a valid Working With Children Check (WWCC).  Please refer to the position description for WWCC requirements.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.