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Employee/Industrial Relations Lead, Brisbane or Melbourne (AU)

Status interviewing
Tags Employee Relations


Date posted

27 May 2024

The Company

Our client is a global market leader. They are forging new frontiers in sustainability and culture. With an exciting growth agenda, this organisation is headquartered in Europe with significant Australian operations. They offer many product lines to customers and are at the forefront of emerging technology innovation, and efficiency.

The Role

Based in either Brisbane or Melbourne and reporting to the Melbourne based Global Head of Employee Relations, the Employee/Industrial Relations Lead will be a relationship driven, proactive and strategic leader, with the opportunity to shape this new role.

Your primary responsibilities will focus in three areas:

– Team Leadership: leading a team of ER/IR professionals across Australia, as well as providing leadership advice to the broader business and HR function.

– Proactive Strategy and Risk Management: identify opportunities and risk and develop proactive, future focussed projects that drive world-class employee relations.

– External focus: be responsible for monitoring changes, engaging with stakeholders and representing the business externally.

The Individual

We are seeking a strong people leader with deep ER/IR expertise gained through lived experience. You will be relationship-focused, proactive, and pragmatic and effectively balance longer-term strategic thinking with delivering in the here and now.


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At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Employee Relations
  • Industry
  • International Coverage
  • Global HQ
  • Global revenue
    US$100 Billion and over
  • Solid Report To
    Global Head of Employee Relations
  • Potential upsides
    This is a world-class organisation with a progressive HR function and a strong reputation. It is an excellent opportunity to broaden your regional leadership expertise and gain global exposure in a well-resourced function.
  • Potential challenges
    This is a newly created role that will see you lead a team of true technical experts. You will shape the role and ensure the team is focussed and delivering in the context of both best practice and driving business outcomes.
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