Retained SearchOur client is a national union made up of state, regional, and industry-based branches. They provide a range of services to ensure the improvement of the industrial rights of workers. This includes, but is not limited to, negotiation of wages, advice on compensation issues, safer workplaces, and disputing unfair dismissals.An excellent opportunity awaits for a like-minded individual who will fight for the rights of the members. You will be providing invaluable advisory assistance to a team of 10 Industrial Organisers who represent over 8000 members. About YouAs an Industrial Officer, you will be the final port of call prior to the escalation of an Industrial Relations matter. You will have sound knowledge of employment legislation and relevant awards and agreements. Ideally, you will have;Tertiary qualification in Industrial Relations, Human Resources, or a related fieldA minimum of 3 years of industry experienceA demonstrated legal background (legal qualification is advantageous)Demonstrated experience on the end to end implementation of effective industrial campaignsDemonstrated ability in the preparation and advocation of industrial casesSound communication and negotiation skills with excellent critical thinking abilitiesTeam orientated, assertive and results-driven The RoleYou will provide industrial and legal advice to all members in matters relating to employment. Your role will include giving and acquiring the appropriate advice, knowledge, skills, cohesion, and commitment whilst protecting and advancing members economic, social, political and industrial interests. This will include;Advising members both verbally and in writing of their rights and obligations under industrial law and industrial instrumentsRepresenting members in cases before courts and tribunals including preparation of claims, evidence, and advocacyPrepare, present, and argue industrial matters in tribunalsCo-ordinate dispute settlement procedures on more complex issues in consultation with organisers and individual membersRepresenting the union in industrial matters, for example, Award mattersDrafting of documents including claims and applications, statements, and enterprise agreementsRepresenting members and the unions in collective and individual meetings with employers and peak bodiesTake individual responsibility for cases requiring on-going support, including handling matters in a timely way and keeping full records Please note that only Australian / New Zealand citizens or Permanent Residents should apply for this position. 85000 AUD Australia - WA Perth CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs Perth 6000

Industrial Relations Officer - Union

  • Provide valuable legal services to union members
  • Work with a dedicated, passionate team in Perth CBD
  • Flexible working hours on offer

Retained Search

Our client is a national union made up of state, regional, and industry-based branches. They provide a range of services to ensure the improvement of the industrial rights of workers. This includes, but is not limited to, negotiation of wages, advice on compensation issues, safer workplaces, and disputing unfair dismissals.

An excellent opportunity awaits for a like-minded individual who will fight for the rights of the members. You will be providing invaluable advisory assistance to a team of 10 Industrial Organisers who represent over 8000 members.

 

About You

As an Industrial Officer, you will be the final port of call prior to the escalation of an Industrial Relations matter. You will have sound knowledge of employment legislation and relevant awards and agreements. Ideally, you will have;

  • Tertiary qualification in Industrial Relations, Human Resources, or a related field
  • A minimum of 3 years of industry experience
  • A demonstrated legal background (legal qualification is advantageous)
  • Demonstrated experience on the end to end implementation of effective industrial campaigns
  • Demonstrated ability in the preparation and advocation of industrial cases
  • Sound communication and negotiation skills with excellent critical thinking abilities
  • Team orientated, assertive and results-driven

 

The Role

You will provide industrial and legal advice to all members in matters relating to employment. Your role will include giving and acquiring the appropriate advice, knowledge, skills, cohesion, and commitment whilst protecting and advancing members economic, social, political and industrial interests. This will include;

  • Advising members both verbally and in writing of their rights and obligations under industrial law and industrial instruments
  • Representing members in cases before courts and tribunals including preparation of claims, evidence, and advocacy
  • Prepare, present, and argue industrial matters in tribunals
  • Co-ordinate dispute settlement procedures on more complex issues in consultation with organisers and individual members
  • Representing the union in industrial matters, for example, Award matters
  • Drafting of documents including claims and applications, statements, and enterprise agreements
  • Representing members and the unions in collective and individual meetings with employers and peak bodies
  • Take individual responsibility for cases requiring on-going support, including handling matters in a timely way and keeping full records

 

Please note that only Australian / New Zealand citizens or Permanent Residents should apply for this position.

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