employee relations specialist in Sydney

sophie ryan, hr partners
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sydney, new south wales
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This role works closely with the HR and Talent team advising the business on employment legislation, risks, HR practices, and processes, focusing on developing, leading, and implementing key projects to create a positive employee relations environment that builds capability across the group.

Key Responsibilities

  • Advise and issue resolution on escalated inquiries in line with People and Culture’s service delivery model
  • Conduct and support escalated investigations and mediation to resolve complex employment matters
  • Coach and develop people leaders and HR and ensure seamless escalation across
  • Assist in the development and writing of appropriate policies, programs, and procedures
  • Use your leadership and mentorship skills to drive employee relations and broader P&C learning and development


  • You will have previous experience working in a complex organisation where you have focused heavily on employee relations across diverse functions
  • Tertiary Qualifications in law, human resources, or related discipline (essential)
  • Your key strengths will be your commercial acumen, analytical skills, and your ability to influence and manage relationships with stakeholders in an evolving environment
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities to achieve agreed outcomes
  • Demonstrated ability to work within and adapt to a changing environment with a high degree of flexibility

If this sounds like your ideal opportunity, please reach out to Sophie Ryan on 0481 214 184 or at sryan@hrpartners.com.au.

At HR Partners, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.