Senior Workplace Relations Advisor

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established on 1 January 2019 to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

We are committed to building a culture where we say 'yes' to flexible work arrangements, provide personal and professional development programs and support ways of working that help employees balance work and life.

The department is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds.
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Department: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Human Resources (HR)
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/008910D
Closing Date: 17-Dec-2019
Salary Range: $98,396 - $119,052
Job Duration: 12 months
Attachments: 008910 Gr 5 Senior Workplace Relations Advisor PD 301019.docx (Word, 110KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Susana de Pedro
(03) 8392 6939 or 0428 642 473

Position Details

Senior Workplace Relations Advisor

  • $98,396 - $119,052 (Plus Superannuation)
  • Fixed Term, 12 months
  • Usual hours of work: Full Time (flexibility may be available)
  • Usual work location: CBD (flexibility may be available)

The Senior Workplace Relations Advisor is responsible for the delivery of advice and consultancy services on a wide range of workplace relations activities, including providing strategic and tactical advice and support on workplace relations matters within the department and portfolio agencies. This position will also act as the Review of Actions Registrar for the department.

The successful candidate for this position will demonstrate –

  • experience, in managing complex human resource and/or workplace relations issues in the public sector environment;
  • sound knowledge and understanding of the legislative, regulatory and industrial instruments relating to employment in the Victorian Public Service;
  • experience of gaining agreement and building support and ownership of ideas by using appropriate influence to achieve outcomes;
  • ability to adapt to change, to maintain composure and focus under pressure, and experience in actively promoting and driving change; and
  • experience in establishing and maintaining working relationships with key stakeholders, including senior managers within and external to the department

The position of Senior Workplace Relations Advisor is part of the People & Workplace Services branch in the Corporate Services group.  Corporate Services actively supports Ministers and DJPR portfolio groups to create the conditions for sustainable economic development and employment growth

For a confidential discussion, please call Susana de Pedro, Director, Workplace Relations & Safety on (03) 8392 6939 or 0428 642 473.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.

For further information on the position, please see the attached position description.  To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now' button below.

Applications close at midnight on 17 December 2019.

Please note:  When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond. The generic online form may ask you to provide the responses to all of the KSC. At this step in the on-line process, please only upload your resume and cover letter (there is NO requirement to address all of the KSC) and move on to the last screen where you will be asked to submit responses to the specific questions only". Complete these specific questions to complete your application.


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