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Senior Consultant Industrial Relations (976328)

  • People, Performance & Culture
  • Permanent, full-time
  • Salary up to $101,700 per annum
  • South Tasmania

About Us

TasTAFE is Tasmania's largest provider of vocational education and training. With a focus on practical, real-life learning, we work closely with industry to produce job-ready and highly valued graduates. We stay connected with business and industry in Tasmania and we work hard to ensure the vocational education and training students receive is industry relevant and provide real industry skills that are highly valued by employers.

We are a diverse and inclusive workplace and understand the importance of flexibility. We want our workforce to reflect the diversity in our community. Ask how we can make this role flexible to suit you. 

The Role

Hours per fortnight - Up to 76 hours

This role provides significant specialised support and high level assistance to the Industrial Relations Manager and managers across the organisation in relation to industrial relations matters, Enterprise Agreement negotiations, misconduct and disciplinary matters. The role also assists with the interpretation of employment legislation, relevant industrial instruments, Awards, Agreements and internal policies and procedures to assist managers and employees to understand and adhere to TasTAFE’s employment framework.  A key responsibility is the maintenance of an accurate, up to date human resource delegation’s framework.

You will be responsible for:

  • Providing high level assistance and support in relation to industrial relations matters, Enterprise Agreement negotiations, misconduct and disciplinary matters, including undertaking research, interpretation of employment legislation, and providing advice and recommendations at all levels.

  • Representing TasTAFE at Tribunals, Commissions and other forums, as directed.

  • Drafting and preparation of correspondence including letters, reports, and other documents as required, maintaining records and databases as necessary.

  • Assisting with the development, implementation and maintenance of Human Resources policies, procedures, and associated guidelines and templates. 

An existing TasTAFE employee employed under a copied state instrument, or an employee who has been employed at TasTAFE in the past three months, if successful, would be appointed at the relevant classification and salary in the copied state instrument.

About You

Capabilities required to undertake the role successfully include:

  • High level knowledge and understanding of contemporary human resource management practices particularly in the areas of industrial relations, negotiating with Unions and representative bodies, misconduct and disciplinary matters, with the ability to undertake research and analysis, and provide advice and recommendations at all levels in the organisation.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the processes and procedures that apply at Tribunals, Commissions and other forums with the ability to represent TasTAFE in these environments, as directed.

  • Proven experience of liaising and negotiating with Unions and representative bodies over industrial relations issues and enterprise bargaining.
  • Refer to the PD for a full list of capabilities.

    To be successful in the role you will need to demonstrate in your resume and short (maximum two-page) statement how you meet the capabilities of the role. See the 'Advice to Applicants' guide for more information.

    Requirements

    Essential Requirements

    Evidence of meeting the following requirements for the role will need to be provided prior to starting:

    • Current Registration to work with vulnerable people in Tasmania.
    • Up to date with vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption

    Desirable Requirements

    • A relevant tertiary qualification.

    How to apply

    Apply online by clicking the 'Apply' button.

    Applications close Sunday the 21st of August at 11.55pm

    Detailed information about the vacancy is available from:

    PD - Senior Consultant Industrial Relations - G4 P3.docx

    PD - Senior Consultant Industrial Relations - G4 P3.pdf

    Advice to Applicants.doc

    Advice to Applicants.pdf

    Please visit TasTAFE Careers website for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.

    For more information about this vacancy please contact:

    Tim Witt
    Industrial Relations Manager
    timothy.witt@TasTAFE.tas.edu.au
    Phone: (03) 6232 7314

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