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Project Manager Employee Relations

Job no: 573469
Work type: Full time - Fixed term/Contract
Categories: Human Resources

  • Full time, Fixed Term Contract (2 years)
  • Newly Created Role
  • Circa $110k -$120k +17% Super

Our Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise.  Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work.

Human Resources is a team of strategic HR professionals providing outstanding, client focused, proactive and effective solutions and services for all RMIT staff. Our success is achieved by understanding our business and operating as a business partner to our clients. We deliver responsive, innovative and practical solutions and services.

The Role & Your Responsibilities

The Project Manager, Employee Relations will proactively lead and deliver employee relations projects.
There is a strong emphasis on identification of the root cause/s of an issue whilst assessing the bigger picture and then developing a suitable resolution strategy in partnership with the Employee Relations team, executive stakeholders and the HR Business Partners.

The Project Manager will design and lead key projects, managing employee engagement and communications, union consultation, change management, project management and stakeholder management. The Project Manager will also be responsible for internal reporting, facilitating workshops and undertaking risk assessments. The Project Manager will be expected to provide coaching and training for various stakeholders of the University as required as well as mentor and assist more junior members of the HR team

Skills & Experience Required

  • Expert knowledge of the Fair Work Act 2009
  • Demonstrated end-to-end experience project managing complex employee relations projects, including change management, employee communications and reporting.
  • High level ability to effectively negotiate with and influence unions, clients and other executive stakeholders to achieve support and strategic outcomes.
  • Ability to develop and contribute to Employee Relations Strategy
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data in order to generate and deliver information in a sensible and appropriate format.
  • Must hold and maintain a valid Working with Children Check
  • Ability in the use of a range of computer applications, including Microsoft Office Programs.

To Apply

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Download File Project Manager ER.pdf

Applications close on Sunday 24th Feb 2019

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.


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