Browse HR Jobs

HR Buzz
Jobs in Planning

Jobs in Safety

Workplace Relations Officer - Contract

Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
8th November 2018
Hays - ANZ - 2117737
  • Contract Position
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Community Organisation

Wonderful opportunity for a WR Advisor that has a passion for working in the Community Sector.

Your new company

Situated in the heart of the Gold Coast and servicing the wider region, this large, multi-faceted organisation provides a range of diverse services to the local area.

Focusing on building a high performance culture and leadership capability, the organisation is striving to collaborate and connect to deliver a better community.

With an exceptional organisational culture, they are particularly customer focused and are always looking to increase efficiency and effectiveness and deliver improved services to meet customer needs.

Your new role

As the Senior Business Partner - Workplace Relations you will be responsible for providing a client-focused high quality workplace relations consultancy service. You will manage the delivery of highly effective case management services, representation before industrial tribunals and the development and implementation of organisational education programs.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Significant experience navigating through large complex organisations, with the ability to confidently interpret and understand relevant industrial instruments and legislation and demonstrated negotiation and influencing skills.
  • An ability to translate complex subject matter and articulate it in a way that appeals to non-legally minded stakeholders.
  • Your ability to manage clients' expectations through challenging times will be paramount.
  • Solution orientated mindset, with a practical and hands on approach.
  • Act as a credible advisor to provide consistent, timely and reliable advice to a range of internal stakeholders, including assistance/interpretation on the enterprise agreement, HR policies and guidelines and contract.
  • Conduct and support escalated investigations and mediation to resolve complex employment matters

What you'll need to succeed

  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Resource Management, coupled with sound working experience in this discipline.
  • You will have experience in managing disciplinary matters and grievances, performance management, conflict and change management.
  • You will need the ability to remain impartial, possess excellent written skills and build effective relationships, influence and negotiate with a wide range of stakeholders.

What you'll get in return

In return for your hard work you will get the opportunity to work within a business that is at the forefront of providing diverse solutions for a complex business. Currently there is a committed and dynamic team in place and this role presents the opportunity to become part of an innovative, engaging and professional team. The work will be challenging and rewarding with an opportunity to build your expertise in a fantastic environment. An attractive salary package is on offer for the right candidate.

What you need to do now

If you are interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV or alternatively call Moanna Yates at Hays on 07 5571 0515 or email

If this job is not quite right for you but you are looking for a new position in Human Resources please call for a confidential discussion on your career.

At Hays, we value diversity and are passionate about placing people in a role where they can flourish and succeed. We actively encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply.