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Castle Hill, Australia

Reference: 5797106

About the role:

Are you solution focussed, with strong industrial relations expertise? Council is seeking an experienced and engaging HR professional to join the HR & Wellbeing team in a leadership role as Principal Coordinator - Workplace Relations. You will be responsible for provision of a range of people and organisation development advisory and consultancy service, provide best practice strategic and operational HR Management and Industrial/Employment Relations services, expert advice, pivotal in coordinating and undertaking processes that deliver sound organisational HR and Wellbeing services and outcomes.

Duties include:

  • Recommend & contribute to the delivery of effective workplace relations solution;
  • Provide sound advice, partnering & coaching various stakeholder groups on their organisational development responsibilities;
  • Work with Managers & Coordinator to identify business performance needs and delivery of a broad range of innovative workplace and people solutions;
  • Case Manage complex workplace relations matters, address grievances & proactively assist, educate & support all internal stakeholders in the management of workplace issues;
  • Actively contribute to the development & implementation of Council's Workforce Management Plan;
  • Conduct internal investigations/manage external investigations;
  • Research & assist preparation for matters industrial or related tribunals;
  • Provide advice & interpretation of Awards, Agreements provision, legislation & HR policies and procedure;

About you:

To be considered for this role you will possess:

  1. Bachelor degree in Human Resources/Employee Relations and/or equivalent;
  2. Strong extensive demonstrated experience, understanding, knowledge interpreting Awards, Workplace agreement & other relevant legislation;
  3. Demonstrated experience in using negotiation techniques, advocacy & influencing skills in a manner that gains agreement or acceptance;
  4. Strong written, oral & interpersonal communication, conflict resolution & negotiation skills;
  5. Experience in coaching & partnering with people leaders to achieve sound organisation outcomes;
  6. Ability to prioritise and work in a high-pressure environment.

Working with us:

THSC employees enjoy: Performance Bonuses, Learning & Development Opportunities, Active Social Club, Modern Office Location, Proactive Wellbeing Initiatives, Onsite Café and Working for the Community.

Position details:

Permanent Full Time role, Position Number CN0037, Salary: Circa/From $146K including Superannuation + Car Allowance.

Next steps:

Please review the Position Description available on Council's Careers Page and submit your application online at by 5:00pm on Friday, 29 January 2022.
Employment will be subject to clearance on the following pre-employment checks: Psychometric Testing, Reference Checks, Identity Check, Drug and Alcohol Screening and Medical Check, and may also include a Criminal History and Working with Children Check.

The Hills Shire Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity. We assess applications on merit and suitability related to the inherent requirements of the position. Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

We're seeking individuals who embrace our values and can work collaboratively to deliver quality customer services and infrastructure to The Hills Shire community.

Applications Close: 29 Jan 2022