industrial & employee relations advisor in Adelaide

marilize de witt, hr partners
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adelaide, south australia
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Our client, a South Australian Government Department, is seeking an astute, consultative Industrial & Employee Relations specialist/advisor to provide high level strategic advisory and consultancy services in Industrial and Employee relations. This is an exciting opportunity for an IR/ER specialist/advisor to make their mark and play a lead role across the Department.

As an experienced Industrial & Employee Relations specialist, you will thrive on working within challenging environments and enjoy offering a consultative approach to your stakeholders, providing leadership, advice and guidance. Your strong consultative style coupled with your technical ability will allow you to hit the ground running and make an immediate impact,

Working collaboratively with the broader People team, your portfolio of responsibilities will include be not be limited to:

  • Supporting the Department’s Executive and lead the development and coordination of an effective industrial relations agenda
  • Represent the Department in all external tribunals
  • Case management, resolving and supporting internal stakeholders to resolve employment related investigations and cases
  • Mediation and Conciliation
  • Coaching and Mentoring of the Executive in ER/IR related activity and on changes to legislation, policy and procedures
  • Experienced with unions, tribunal representation, EAs, interpreting awards

Tertiary qualified in ER/IR or law, you will be able to interpret legal terminology, federal and state legal procedures and have previously managed a variety of cases from start to finish. You will be consultative in your approach with the ability to influence and guide your stakeholders ensuring the best outcome for the business. In addition to this, you will have outstanding written and verbal communication skills with high attention to detail. Previous experience with a similar Government Department position will be highly regarded.

This role is a designated position to which additional probity and integrity measures apply (please refer to the Advice for Applicants).

Please apply now using the ‘Apply Now’ button. Alternatively, please call Marilize De Witt for a confidential discussion on 0408 019 379 quoting Reference Number or apply direct at

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.


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Tertiary qualified in ER/IR or law