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Workplace Relations Lead
Human Resources & Recruitment
Australia - VIC
Full Time
Manage Moorabool Shire Council’s human resource and workplace relations functions

Workplace Relations Lead

Moorabool Shire Council

Permanent Full-Time Position

Based in Bacchus Marsh

Band 8 - Commencing Salary $106,184 p.a + 9.5% Super

Situated between Melbourne CBD, Geelong and Ballarat with an easy 45-minute commute against the traffic and a growing community of over 32,000 people, Moorabool Shire Council offers the perfect blend of picturesque and friendly surrounds with the vibrancy of an active growing community. Enjoy an urban lifestyle in towns like Bacchus Marsh or take advantage of Moorabool’s smaller towns and hamlets, rural open spaces and natural surrounds, whilst maintaining the convenience of Melbourne CBD.


The position objectives for this position are;

  • Manage Council’s human resource and workplace relations functions
  • Lead and mentor a team of professionally qualified staff
  • Resolve complex workplace relations issues and support directorates in their interpretation of the Enterprise Agreement
  • Contribute to enterprise bargaining
  • Contribute to workforce planning through establishing metrics and performance indicator reporting
  • Lead the move to digital human resource services
  • Support organisational restructure processes
  • Oversee apprenticeship/traineeship/graduate work placement programs

To view the full position description, click Here or click the link in the how to apply.

What we can offer

  • Monthly RDO
  • GMHBA Health Cover available
  • Social Club and Staff Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program Support
  • Strong values with a life/work balance
  • Opportunity to contribute in making a difference in the lives of the community and staff


Qualifications and experience

  • A post graduate qualification in human resource management or industrial relations or business with a human resource management major and extensive experience in workplace relations; OR
  • An undergraduate qualification in human resources management or industrial relations or business with a human resource management major with extensive and diverse relevant experience
  • Experience in leading, motivating and developing other employees
  • Experience in managing workplace relations and human resources in government or local government
  • A current Victorian driver’s licence is required

Skills and knowledge

  • Skilled in using sophisticated communication techniques to persuade, convince and negotiate
  • Skilled in developing policies, procedures and processes to deliver continuous improvement
  • Ability to deliver customer focused, high quality and timely outcomes

How to apply

Please visit our website to download and read the full PD then apply online on the seek jobs website here.

To be considered for this role all applications must include a covering letter, resume and a statement (max 500 words) on how you meet the selection criteria by 5.00 pm, Friday 15 January 2021.

For further information, contact Stephanie Potaznik on 0438 517 087.

Moorabool Shire Council is proudly committed to:

  • Being a family friendly, equal opportunity employer
  • Promoting the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children under the age of 18
  • Supporting the Human Rights Charter

**Please be advised we do not accept applications through agencies**

Only those with the right to work in Australia will be considered.

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