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Conciliator, Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission

Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission
  • One position available, Full Time, Fixed Term for 12 months

About us

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission is an independent statutory body with responsibilities under three Victorian laws - the Equal Opportunity Act 2010, the Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001 and the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006.

Our vision is for a fair, safe and inclusive Victoria where every person is respected and treated with dignity. We work with others to eliminate inequality and build a community that respects and promotes human rights and equal opportunity.

We are a small and buzzing organisation that embraces creativity, accountability, rigour and empathy as our values. Our teams are filled with highly-motivated, conscientious and collaborative people who love what they do and uphold our values.

We know that our work has the greatest impact when it is informed by diverse experiences and perspectives.

About the role

As a Conciliator, you will be responsible for:

  • Delivering a high-level dispute resolution service under the Victorian Equal Opportunity Act 2010 and Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001
  • Providing expert practical and impartial advice undertaking pre conciliation preparation of disputes and facilitate early dispute resolution where appropriate
  • Undertaking conciliation and facilitated negotiation of disputes using specialist knowledge and expertise to address complex problems, gathering relevant information and generate and test a range of solutions and outcomes
  • Completing post conciliation activities including preparing terms of settlement

We strongly encourage Aboriginal people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people with disabilities to apply.

We strive to build and maintain an inclusive workplace that brings out the best in our people and we support flexible work arrangements.
If you have the skills to do this job and think you'd be a good fit for our organisation, we'd love to hear from you!

About you

As a Conciliator, you will possess:

  • Knowledge of current practices, policies and legislation relevant to equal opportunity and human rights
  • An accreditation under the National Mediator Accreditation System (NMAS) (desirable)
  • An ability to listen and acknowledge the concerns of others
  • Well developed excellence service skills

Keys to your success will be your highly developed communication and problem solving skills including the ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders.

How to Apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

A position description is attached.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

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