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Industrial Relations Business Partner - Sydney / Brisbane / Perth

Mission Australia
  • Permanent Full time role
  • Flexible location; Sydney, Brisbane, or Perth with WFH available
  • Make a meaningful difference to the lives of Australians in need

Life at Mission Australia 

When you join the team at Mission Australia, you become part of a community who are determined to end homelessness and ensure people in need can thrive. United by our Christian purpose and values, we stand together with anyone who needs us, for as long as they need us. Find out more about us and our purpose

Your Opportunity

Use your strong skills, experience and qualifications to provide specialist employment and industrial relations services support across Mission Australia. You will provide strategic and operational advice and support to managers, staff and the People and Culture team.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Provide end to end support on all operational Employee Relations and case management matters
  • Provide a point of escalations for all Industrial Relations across the organisation
  • Conduct formal investigations in response to workplace misconduct and/or grievances.
  • Interpret and provide specialist advice in relation to the interpretation of industrial agreements and conditions 
  • Lead specific Employment and Industrial relations projects
  • Be a point of contact and representative for discussions, negotiations and hearings with Unions, State and Federal based Tribunals and Commissions and the  Fair Work Ombudsman

Requirements for Success

  • Ideally a solicitor with 3+ PQE years experience or a non solicitor with 5+ years experience
  • Strong experience working in industrial or employee relations
  • Ability to manage multiple projects often with conflicting deadlines
  • Strong ability to understand and interpret employment legislations and agreements
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to convey complex messages in a simple and transparent way
  • Exceptional internal key stakeholder relationship management skills
  • "Can do" attitude - must have strong initiative
  • Evidence of COVID-19 vaccination

Before starting work with us, you will need to undertake a national police history check, qualifications and referee checks.

Our culture

Our innovative and inclusive culture will ensure you feel valued at Mission Australia as you help Australians in need and develop in your career.  We’re committed to the safety and wellbeing of each other and the people we serve.  We recognise and respect diversity. So, whoever you are, if you’re skilled and actively support our purpose and values, you would be welcome at Mission Australia.  Find out more about a career with Mission Australia.

If you need support to submit your application, please email talentattraction@missionaustralia.com.au using the subject line: Industrial Relations Business Partner - Sydney / Brisbane / Perth enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Your benefits

  • Rewarding work – every day you know you’re making a real difference
  • Not-for-profit salary packaging, reducing your tax (details via AccessPay)
  • Generous discounts with health insurance and major retailers
  • Free external, confidential counselling and access to chaplaincy support.

How to Apply

To be considered for this opportunity, please click ‘Apply for this job’ and send your cover letter and resume today. As a committed Circle Back Initiative employer, we will respond to your application.  For more information, feel free to view the Position Description via: Download FileIndustrial Relations Business Partner.docx  For further information regarding working with us, visit Working for Mission Australia.

Applications will be shortlisted as they are received. Please apply as soon as possible to be considered. Thank you. 

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