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ER/IR Advisor

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Brisbane, Queensland
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/09/2020
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
One of Australia's leading Oil & Gas providers is now looking for an ER - IR Advisor based in Brisbane on a 12 Month contract.

As the successful candidate you will be working on employee engagement, industrial relations, complex case management and proactively manage and enable a healthy ER/IR environment in country, using data to identify emerging ER/IR trends and define mitigations for potential future risks.


  • Support the development and implementation of ER/IR strategies to ensure business continuity and defend license to operate.
  • Lead the management of operational ER/IR matters, with support from the Country ER/IR Manager.
  • Support the IR management of third party contractors, including the review and implementation of Industrial Relations Management Plans.
  • Develop and implement ER/IR risk assessments. Coach other HR professionals in the investigation and management of complex individual cases.
  • Provide day to day ER/IR advice to line managers while ensuring their ER/IR competences are developed in the process.
  • Develop and implement strategies to support the resolution of queries including complex HR case management, grievance resolution, workplace investigations, performance management, reorganisations and disciplinary matters.
  • Drive the D&I agenda in a way relevant to local inclusion requirements and wider country context.
  • Manage relationships with local staff representative bodies, including union representatives.

To be successful you will require:

  • HR professionalism - protect our license to operate.
  • Country ER/IR Advisors should be the experts on employee engagement, industrial relations and complex case management. Able to identify and understand local external market trends (economic, political, social) and derives insights to drive effective a long-term ER/IR environment.
  • Organisational health/capability diagnostic and design skills. Strong diagnostic and evaluation skills - able to distil key themes and value drivers from complex and sometimes conflicting data and insights.
  • Influencing skills to effectively manage a broad range of stakeholders.
  • Subject matter expertise in the Australian ER/IR framework, legislation & regulations.
  • Strong coaching and influencing skills.
  • Proactive and solution-based mindset.
  • Collaboration/integrative leadership (with other parts of the HR organisation and business stakeholders).
  • Qualification or equivalent experience in human resources, industrial relations, legal, business or similar.

The Company:
Our client is a global market leader within the oil & gas industry with a portfolio of pioneering onshore and offshore projects both locally and internationally. As an employer they have an exceptional reputation for building a culture focused on the highest levels of HSE and diversity & inclusion as they continue to expand their Australian based operations.

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