Employment Relations Specialist

Fairfield, Victoria, au
Company: ENGIE
Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Published on 2021-06-12 06:06:11

ENGIE Services Australia & New Zealand employs over 1,200 people and is a growth market of the wider ENGIE Group, which operates in 70 countries, and has 150,000 employees providing Renewable Energy and Building Services globally.

Our range of capabilities includes solutions for better cities, data centres, energy efficiency, mechanical electrical and communications infrastructure, fire protection, and audio-visual systems, as well as onsite renewable power generation.

Reporting to the HR Manager, Services ANZ, this role will see you joining our close knit and customer- focused team. This opportunity will provide you exposure to business transformation projects in a positive time of growth for the organisation.

Role Overview

  • Manage the negotiation and implementation process of all Company Enterprise Agreements including leading discussions with unions in conjunction with relevant stakeholders when negotiating new agreements
  • Develop close working relationships with key stakeholders to ensure a consistent, coordinated approach to employee relations matters are implemented across the Company 
  • Identify trends and potential ER issues that could impact the Company and design proactive interventions and solutions
  • Manage highly complex and/or sensitive workplace investigations and case management.
  • Represent the Company in meetings, negotiations with Unions and attend any employment relations legal proceedings as required
  • Facilitate the alignment of ER strategies to meet the Company’s strategic direction by providing incisive and insightful advice and support to senior management in all aspects of employee relations
  • Drive a culture of accountability and appropriate risk management in all aspects of ER
  • Provide practical and relevant solutions on strategic ER issues 
  • Provide industrial/employment relations consultative support and advice with respect to special projects such as workplace change initiatives
  • Assist the broader HR team in the implementation of HR initiatives and projects company wide.
  • Requirements to be successful

  • Knowledge of relevant legislation e.g. workplace relations act, unfair dismissal laws, EEO and anti-discrimination legislation, OHS etc
  • Demonstrated experience in providing expert technical and specialised strategic ER/IR advice at a senior level in a Trade-based environment would be highly regarded
  • Proven ability to implement an ER strategy for an organisation to achieve strategic objectives
  • Strong ability to analyse complex information and provide sound, well-reasoned decisions 
  • Demonstrated experience in employee relations, change management, performance management and dispute resolution
  • WHY ENGIE?

  • Flexible work
  • Career development opportunities
  • Multinational employer of choice headquarters in Paris
  • This opportunity is an influencing role in a multi-technical services environment offering you growth, variety and challenge.

    If you are interested and meet the selection criteria apply with an up-to-date resume via the apply instructions on this website.

    Please note that we can only accept applications from those with full working rights in Australia.

    ENGIE Services is an EEO employer, where all applicants are treated with fairness and respect and have equal access to the opportunities available.

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