People & Development are responsible for delivering people initiatives that are aligned with business strategy. The team delivers initiatives, advice and services that support Senior Executives, Managers and employees during their careers with ASIC.
- Assist the Senior Legal Manager, Employee Relations on major projects.
- Draft and amend policies based on workplace legislation or emerging P&D related needs; including reviewing other P&D policies to ensure risk management of employment issues, maintaining current knowledge and sharing information on employee relations and employment law developments;
- Prepare documents/data/reports to support the Senior Legal Manager, Employee Relations for negotiations or consultation meetings; including drafting of any papers/letters/ minutes and scheduling of meetings with Unions etc.
- Write reports and prepare papers for the Senior Legal Manager, Employee Relations for the Commission and the Executive leadership on employee relations or industrial issues which may affect ASIC or pose a risk to ASIC;
- Advise and guide P&D team members on legal risk and best strategy in managing complex employment and industrial issues and escalate to the Senior Legal Manager on potential Fair Work claims or serious and complex matters;
- Draft advices, documents and reports to support the Senior Legal Manager, Employee Relations in negotiations, consultation meetings, meetings with unions and employee claims;
- Prepare employee relations reports/ highlighting trends / providing trend analysis to Senior P&D Business Partners
- Facilitate training to the P&D team on performance management, conducting workplace investigations and other employment law issues; and
- Assist in the procurement process for legal advice or other consultant advice.
- Maintain the Employee Relations Case Tracker;
- Advise on a range of employment law and industrial relations issues and cascade information to the P&D team and the business.
Qualification & Experience:
- Able to produce work autonomously with a proven track-record of achieving results within short timeframes.
- Substantial post-admission relevant practice experience in the area of employment law/industrial relations. Ideally you have gained some of this experience in private practice.
- Excellent knowledge of the Fair Work Act 2009 and other commonwealth workplace laws;
- Experience working for the Commonwealth Government would be a bonus.
- Ability to effectively convey an opinion, position or counter-position on a matter;
- Capable of providing practical legal advice on a range of complex issues in the area of workplace relations, or a regulatory environment.
- A degree in Law from an Australian University, and eligibility for admission, to the Supreme court of NSW
- Excellent oral and written communication skills;
- Experience in dealing with unions;
- Experience in conducting litigation (workplace relations preferred);
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Wagga Wagga, AU
Application Deadline: N/A