Employee Relations Consultant

Sydney, Australia
$96,328 - $107,186
17 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
02 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Macquarie is the university of pioneering minds. Globally recognised as one of Australia's leading research universities, Macquarie is a place where extraordinary new possibilities come to light. We've helped people to hear, introduced wireless internet technology to the world and broken through traditional boundaries by appointing Australia's first female vice-chancellor.

At Macquarie you'll join a vibrant community of diverse perspectives, all working towards a brighter future for our communities and our planet. Surrounded by a beautiful parkland campus, our students and staff are free to explore and discover, supported by facilities including a high-tech library, private teaching hospital, gym and pools, childcare facilities, a campus train station and the newly expanded Macquarie Centre shopping complex next door. 

Employee Relations is a specialist HR team responsible for providing support to and advice on the development and implementation of the University's industrial instruments, remuneration frameworks including job evaluation, management of misconduct and/or performance issues, and liaison with unions on industrial issues.

Join us and start seeing the world in a different light.

The Role 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to provide expert advice on a range of complex employment related issues with a focus on the development and review of employment policies within the newly established MQ Health portfolio.

You will be expected to make a significant contribution to the review and development of employment contracts and policy frameworks and align new policies to existing University policies where appropriate.

Working closely with the MQ Health Executive and the Employee Relations team you will have experience working within the Australian legal and industrial frameworks and preparing contracts and undertaking legal drafting. You will have exceptional attention to detail, relationship management skills which will enable you to interact with multiple stakeholders across the University.

Selection Criteria

To be considered for this position, please apply online with a CV and attach a separate 1 - 2 page cover letter, referencing the selection criteria below:

  • Degree in Human Resources, Industrial Relations, or Law
  • Experience in preparing contracts and undertaking legal and policy drafting
  • Demonstrated experience in providing stakeholder management, expert advice and action with respect to legislative, Enterprise Agreement and policy requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to understand, mitigate and respond to risk in the context of Industrial Relations and Human Resources

For further information regarding this role please view the position description below.

This position requires a criminal record check.

Salary Package:  from $96,328 - $107,186 p.a. (Level 8), plus 9.5% employer's superannuation and annual leave loading

Appointment Type: part time (42 hours per fortnight), fixed term for 12 months

Enquiries: Melissa Mesiti, HR Consultant on melissa.mesiti@mq.edu.au or +61 2 9850 9732

Applications Close:  Sunday, 2 April 2016 at 11.55 pm

Position Description:  Download File ER_Consultant_PD 

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.

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