Director, HR Operations & Workplace Relations

At WorkSafe our passion for the wellbeing of Victorian workers brings us together. Our people come from a wide range of professions and with no two days ever being the same, diverse thinking comes naturally to us. As we build the WorkSafe of the future we're committed to delivering industry best practice to our people, our customers and the community.
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Department: WorkSafe Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Executive Management
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Geelong
Reference: VG/373190005
Closing Date: 24-Sep-2018
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Director, HR Ops and Workplace Relations.pdf (PDF, 237KB)


Contact: Roma Grant
roma_grant@worksafe.vic.gov.au or 9641 1807

Position Details

The role of Director, HR Operations and Workplace Relations is a pivotal one in leading and developing the Business Partnering and Talent Acquisition practices within our HR Operations function.  This role is also a key strategic advisor on workplace relations strategy and implementation.

Reporting to the Executive Director – People & Culture, this position will ensure the provision of high quality, client focussed HR business partner solutions and Best Practice ER/IR solutions to WorkSafe business leaders and employees. As an experienced people leader, you will lead a multi-disciplinary team of HR Business Partners, Workplace Relations and Talent Acquisition professionals to embed the WorkSafe people strategy across all client groups in an effective and efficient manner.

Partnering with WorkSafe Leaders and relevant stakeholders, you will provide best practice HR support in a time of transformational change across the organisation.  You have significant generalist HR experience with strong change management and cultural engagement program implementation expertise and a desire to make a difference in supporting the entire WorkSafe workforce.

You can demonstrate experience in industrial relations practice including developing and interpreting industry Awards, Enterprise Bargaining Agreements and relevant federal and state employment legislation e.g. Fair Work Act, Equal Opportunity Act (Vic), Occupational Health &

Safety Act (Vic) and Accident Compensation Act (Vic).


Located in our new Geelong offices, this is a key leadership position within WorkSafe and a unique opportunity to play a key influencing role within an organisation going through such an exciting period of transformation and innovation.

We also offer a range of great benefits, including workplace flexibility and leave options, learning and development opportunities, and a leading health and wellbeing program. 

To apply, please send your covering letter and resume to roma_grant@worksafe.vic.gov.au - confidential inquiries can be made by contacting Roma Grant on 9641 1807.

Applications close midnight Monday 24th September, though interested applicants are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible.

WorkSafe are striving to build a diverse workforce that reflects the Victorian community we serve.


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