Senior Workplace Disputes Advisor

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The Next Step
Melbourne
Job Info
Job Status: Expired
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: 03/10/2018
Expiry Date: October 03, 2018
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Top level
Salary Info
Salary Type: Min-Max
Salary: $92348-$96024
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  • Responsibility over a variety of issues / hands-on, people focused approach.
  • $92,348 - $96,024 + superannuation (dependent on experience).
  • Eastern suburbs, full time, 12 month fixed term.

The Company

This volunteer and community based services organisation operates across the breadth of Victoria and has a deep history of engaging and supporting the people of this great state.

The role

Reporting to the Dispute Resolutions Manager, this role operates under limited direction in assessing and resolving dispute resolution matters in accordance with relevant legislation, policies, procedures and industrial agreements. This role will be key in driving and identifying high quality processes and outcomes for frontline leaders, including coaching and education, to develop their ability to proactively manage matters.

Your experience

In order to succeed in this role, you will possess the following skills and expertise;

  • Specialist knowledge of complaints handling procedures ideally within a regulatory or government setting
  • Ability to proactively resolve complex issues in accordance with relevant legislation, regulations and guidelines
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to prepare complex documentation for a range of audiences
  • Prior experience in managing complex and sensitive investigations and grievance matters
  • A naturally consultative style with strong relationship management skills
  • Composure under pressure with the ability to influence managers to deliver quality outcomes
  • Ability to build trusting relationships, and ensure that communications with all parties are consistent and transparent.

If you have the above mentioned skills and are keen to join an organisation that makes a difference within our community, apply now.

For more specific questions, feel free to contact Michelle Nugara at The Next Step melbourne@thenextstep.com.au quoting reference 2790321.

03 9664 0900 Level 1, Suite 1.02, 838 Collins Street, Docklands, VIC 3008

 

Conciliator

About Company
Victorian State Government
Melbourne CBD
Job Info
Job Status: Expired
No of Vacancies: 3
Date Posted: 28/09/2018
Expiry Date: October 04, 2018
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Mid level
Salary Info
Salary Type: Min-Max
Salary: $$82,574-$$93,689
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Conciliator

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission is an independent statutory body with responsibilities under three Victorian laws - the Equal Opportunity Act 2010, the Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001 and the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006.

We work with others to eliminate inequality and build a community that respects and promotes human rights and equal opportunity.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our organisation, we’d love to hear from you.

If you’re having any trouble viewing this ad and would like it or any attachments in an accessible format (such as large print), please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on the ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

If a career that can give you the chance to contribute to a community where every person values, understands and respects human rights and equal opportunity appeals to you, we look forward to hearing from you.

Position Details

  • 2 x Fixed Term opportunities (2 years)
  • 1 x Fixed Term opportunity (1 year)

About us

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission is an independent statutory body with responsibilities under three Victorian laws: the Equal Opportunity Act 2010, Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001, and Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006.

The Commission works with individuals and organisations to achieve our vision of a community where every person values, understands and respects human rights and equal opportunity.

About the role

The Conciliator role sits in the Legal and Dispute Resolution Branch and reports to the Manager of Dispute Resolution. This position leads a critical service on behalf of the Commission through providing a high quality dispute resolution service across Victoria for complaints of discrimination, sexual harassment and vilification.

As a Conciliator, you will work with parties to resolve their complaints of discrimination, sexual harassment and victimisation. Through this process you will provide specialist advice to parties on the options available to resolve their disputes. You will be an expert in a range of dispute resolution methods, from early dispute resolution through to formal conciliation.

You will work together as a team and across the Commission to share your specialist skills and dispute resolution expertise. You will have strong case management skills and are capable of identifying systemic trends in your case-loads that could be considered by the Commission to utilise other functions, such as its systemic investigation function.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will:

  • be an expert negotiator and have exceptional interpersonal, communication and lateral thinking skills
  • be a problem solver with a passion for assisting people to come together to resolve disputes
  • be familiar or have the skills to readily become familiar with the Equal Opportunity Act 2010, Racial and Religious Tolerance Act 2001 and the Victorian Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006
  • have experience in dispute resolution techniques including early dispute resolution, case management and facilitative settlement
  • have the ability to build strong relationships and develop an understanding of others in order to motivate them and confidently address conflict situations.
  • use specialist knowledge and expertise to address complex problems, gathering relevant information and generate and test a range of solutions and outcomes.

We are looking for someone with the ability to tailor their dispute resolution services to the needs to the parties. Experience in providing dispute resolution services to people from linguistically and culturally diverse backgrounds would also be highly regarded.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Workplace Relations Consultant Panel – Expression of Interest

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Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Melbourne
Job Info
Job Status: Expired
No of Vacancies: 3
Date Posted: 18/09/2018
Expiry Date: September 18, 2018
Job Type: Freelance
Job Level: Any
Salary Info
Salary Type: Negotiable
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Due to an increase in the demand for Workplace Relations consulting services from our members and clients across Victoria, the Victorian Chamber is seeking expressions of interest from accomplished individuals to deliver high quality, commercially competitive Workplace Relations consulting services to Victorian businesses, on a contract basis.

This is a great opportunity for someone who has up-to-date and comprehensive knowledge of workplace relations legislation and experience in workplace investigations, training and mediation, advocacy or enterprise agreements.

Interested candidates should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • A proven track record of achievement in the HR or Workplace Relations field;
  • A clear customer focus with excellent presentation and networking skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Candidates should send in a brief cover letter and career overview that demonstrates how they meet the following key selection criteria, relevant to the workstream/s they which to be considered for:

  • Delivery of professional Workplace Investigations
  • Experience in representing at formal conciliations and hearings before external tribunals.
  • Generalist skills and experience in other HR areas, such as mediation and training
  • Enterprise Bargaining expertise

Submitting an expression of interest

If this sounds like you, please submit your application online under the Careers section of our website, www.victorianchamber.com.au/careers by COB 27 September 2018.  Applications, including a cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria contained within the position description, should be addressed to Tanya Dias.

We will also consider applications from parties seeking casual employment.

 

Project Officer – Family Law Pathways Coordinator Traralgon

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FMC
Traralgon
Job Info
Job Status: Expired
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: 18/09/2018
Expiry Date: October 01, 2018
Job Type: Part Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience:
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Salary Type: Negotiable
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Location: Traralgon

  • Networking and relationship focus
  • Not for profit organisation
  • Traralgon based, part time (0.4 FTE/2 days per week)

Outstanding opportunity to promote, maintain and deliver services for FMC in the wider community


FMC Mediation and Counselling (FMC) has been helping people take back control of their lives for over 30 years and has evolved into one of the most successful providers of relationship services in Victoria.  With strong government relationships, FMC is regarded as a high performing and trusted partner providing niche services.  Creative and innovative thinking is instilled in our culture; with a core focus on quality, performance and consumer centric service delivery.

The appointee to this role will facilitate the operations of the Gippsland Family Law Pathways Network and will promote, maintain and deliver services for FMC in the wider community.  Key deliverables associated with this role include:

  • To establish links between post-separation services across the catchment area through a Family Law Pathways Network, and to organise regional meetings of the Network;
  • Develop and maintain cross-sector training to help build strong working relationships across the family law system and build professional knowledge;
  • Develop and maintain appropriate referral mechanisms between locally based organisations operating as part of or alongside the family law system;
  • To establish and maintain contact with relevant community service organisations, legal firms, government departments, and individuals as appropriate.

To be considered for appointment to this role, prospective candidates must possess tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline together with demonstrated professional working experience in the community sector.   A proven ability to engage both private and community based services is essential as is experience in the facilitation of groups and events.  In particular, the appointee will have demonstrated experience in promotion, marketing and networking strategies together with well-developed relationship management skills.  Other essential criteria include expert communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to develop creative solutions to situations as they arise.

This position is based in our Traralgon office and is available on a part time basis (0.4 FTE/2 days per week).  FMC offers a workplace culture reflective of a vibrant, learning organisation where our people are highly engaged in their work and committed to making a difference.  As an equal opportunity employer, we aim to create an inclusive environment where differences including gender, age, culture, disability, sexual orientation and family and caring responsibilities are valued.  We invite you to be part of a not for profit organisation that fosters a diverse workplace.

 

Enquiries may be directed to Ms Kristen Poel – Regional Services Manager on 5175 9333. Applications can be sent directly to: hr@mediation.com.au

Our organisation is committed to child safety and satisfactory completion of a Working with Children Check and National Police Check are mandatory for the preferred candidate.

Whilst we appreciate the interest of all prospective candidates, please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner – Wyndham Vale

About Company
FMC
Wyndham Vale, Victoria
Job Info
Job Status: Expired
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: 18/09/2018
Expiry Date: September 18, 2018
Job Type: Part Time
Job Level: Mid level
Salary Info
Salary Type: Negotiable
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  • Wyndham Vale location
  • Part time (3 or 4 days per week)
  • Dynamic not for profit organisation

Outstanding opportunity for an experienced Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner based in Wyndham Vale

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