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Senior Industrial Relations Consultant

University of Tasmania

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Work type:Full time
Location:Statewide (all locations in Tasmania), Hobart
Categories:Administration, Human Resources, Legal & Compliance

Senior Industrial Relations Consultant

  • Support university stakeholders
  • Provide industrial advice and expertise
  • Full time/part time ongoing opportunity – based statewide

About the opportunity

As part of a small and dedicated team, the Senior Industrial Relations Consultant is responsible for supporting stakeholders to manage workplace relations matters in a proactive, contemporary and people-centered way.

No two days are ever the same and to thrive in this role you will need to be a self-motivated, friendly team player with a solid background in workplace relations and excellent communication and time management skills. You must be a critical thinker and keen problem solver with the ability to navigate complex situations and influence your stakeholders.

The University is an accommodating workplace and this role offers the opportunity to work flexibly and remote if required.

What you’ll do:

  • Provide timely and considered advice on a broad range of workplace relations matters including performance management, misconduct, absenteeism, change management, grievances, investigations and dispute resolution
  • Coach and support People and Wellbeing Business Partners and People Managers in the management and resolution of people issues
  • Contribute to the development of policies, procedures, guidelines and other relevant tools to support best practice management of workplace relations issues.
  • Lead and/or participate in identified people related projects to improve capability and service delivery
  • Build and maintain collaborative relationships with key stakeholders including the Business Partner Network, Legal Services, Safe and Fair Community Unit, external legal advisors, employee representatives and Unions


What we’re looking for:

  • Proven capability in the practical and effective management of workplace relations issues.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of relevant employment legislation and the ability to translate employment frameworks and practically apply policies and procedures.
  • Proven high level skills and experience in the interpretation and application of legislative, industrial award and/or enterprise agreement provisions.
  • Experience in preparing for and appearing in courts and tribunals on a range of industrial and tribunal matters.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to effectively liaise with, coach and influence stakeholders.
  • Qualifications in Law desirable

Salary details

Appointment to this role will be at HEO 8 and will have a total remuneration package of up to $143,448 comprising base salary within the range of $107,829 to $122,605 plus 17% superannuation.

How to Apply

  • Please refer to the attached Position Description below for full details.
  • To apply online, please provide your CV and 1-2-page cover letter outlining your interest in the role, skills, capabilities and experience.  You do not need to separately address the success criteria.
  • For further information about this position, please contact Rowena Taylor, Director Workplace Relations, [email protected]   or 03 6226 5140
  • Please visit   for our guide to applying and details on the recruitment process.

 Position Description 498973 – Senior Industrial Relations Consultant.pdf

Applications close Friday, 24 November 2023, 11.55pm

To be eligible for this position, you are required to have Australian citizenship, permanent residence or a current valid visa that allows you to fulfil the requirements of this role.

Advertised:10 Nov 2023 Tasmania Daylight Time
Applications close:24 Nov 2023 Tasmania Daylight Time

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