Alliance Airlines, Australia's leading charter airline, is experiencing significant growth and we are actively seeking an experienced Senior Employee Relations Partner to join our team. This role offers a unique opportunity to contribute to our success and be part of a dynamic team dedicated to excellence in aviation.About the OpportunityThis newly created position will report directly to the Head of HR and will be responsible for the advisory function which supports all business areas on matters related to Employee Relations (ER). As a specialised member of the wider HR team, the Senior ER Partner will collaborate closely with operational teams to deliver end-to-end support regarding grievances, investigations, performance management, disciplinary action and general ER/IR compliance. Key ResponsibilitiesThe Senior Employee Relations Partner is responsible for but not limited to:Managing workplace grievances, including coaching managers through performance management processes and conducting workplace investigations.Acting as the escalation point for complex ER cases and investigations, including matters involving Union representation.Leading and mentoring a small advisory team Development and implementation of a Performance Management framework Providing accurate and timely advice in relation to Award and Enterprise Agreement interpretationDevelopment and delivery ER training, focusing on empowering managers to manageFair Work Commission matters including unfair dismissal and/or general protections, with external legal support provided as requiredIdentifying compliance risks regarding industrial instruments and other applicable legislationRegular reporting to key stakeholders on grievance metrics, with a focus on identifying trends to inform future initiatives and development. About youTo be successful in this role you’ll bring with you:Proven work experience in an Employee Relations specialist role (minimum 7 years)Tertiary qualifications in related area or similar experienceBroad understanding of grievance management processesExperience managing Fair Work Commission and/or Fair Work Ombudsman mattersPrior exposure to a unionised workforceExtensive knowledge of ER/ IR regulatory framework Demonstrated commercial application of ER practices to promote business objectivesSound understanding of application of industrial instruments (Modern Awards/ Enterprise Agreements) About Alliance Alliance is a leading provider of contract, charter and allied aviation and maintenance services currently employing more than 1300 staff.The Company provides essential services to mining, energy, and government sectors as well as wet lease services for other airlines.Alliance is unique in that it owns its whole fleet. Currently that fleet consists of 73 aircraft and is rapidly increasing over 100 aircraft in the near future.  We are locally owned with the majority of the Company's shareholders located in Australia and New Zealand. At Alliance Airlines, we make it happen!If this sounds like the ideal role for you and you have the skills we're looking for, we'd love to hear from you. Apply today.Drug and Alcohol testing and police check clearance will be part of the recruitment process.All candidates must have full working rights within Australia, only candidates with a right to work in Australia will be considered. We thank you for your application however, due to the volume of applicants only successful applicants will be contacted.Alliance Airlines is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We are a merit-based organisation that supports local communities to offer long term sustainable employment based on delivering a safe aviation operation.   AUD Brisbane 4000

Senior Employee Relations Partner

  • Full Time Position Based at National Head Office
  • Rapidly Growing Australian Airline
  • Flexi Fortnight Work Options

    Alliance Airlines, Australia's leading charter airline, is experiencing significant growth and we are actively seeking an experienced Senior Employee Relations Partner to join our team. This role offers a unique opportunity to contribute to our success and be part of a dynamic team dedicated to excellence in aviation.

    About the Opportunity

    This newly created position will report directly to the Head of HR and will be responsible for the advisory function which supports all business areas on matters related to Employee Relations (ER). As a specialised member of the wider HR team, the Senior ER Partner will collaborate closely with operational teams to deliver end-to-end support regarding grievances, investigations, performance management, disciplinary action and general ER/IR compliance.

    Key Responsibilities

    The Senior Employee Relations Partner is responsible for but not limited to:

    • Managing workplace grievances, including coaching managers through performance management processes and conducting workplace investigations.
    • Acting as the escalation point for complex ER cases and investigations, including matters involving Union representation.
    • Leading and mentoring a small advisory team 
    • Development and implementation of a Performance Management framework 
    • Providing accurate and timely advice in relation to Award and Enterprise Agreement interpretation
    • Development and delivery ER training, focusing on empowering managers to manage
    • Fair Work Commission matters including unfair dismissal and/or general protections, with external legal support provided as required
    • Identifying compliance risks regarding industrial instruments and other applicable legislation
    • Regular reporting to key stakeholders on grievance metrics, with a focus on identifying trends to inform future initiatives and development.

     

    About you

    To be successful in this role you’ll bring with you:

    • Proven work experience in an Employee Relations specialist role (minimum 7 years)
    • Tertiary qualifications in related area or similar experience
    • Broad understanding of grievance management processes
    • Experience managing Fair Work Commission and/or Fair Work Ombudsman matters
    • Prior exposure to a unionised workforce
    • Extensive knowledge of ER/ IR regulatory framework 
    • Demonstrated commercial application of ER practices to promote business objectives
    • Sound understanding of application of industrial instruments (Modern Awards/ Enterprise Agreements) 

    About Alliance 

    Alliance is a leading provider of contract, charter and allied aviation and maintenance services currently employing more than 1300 staff.

    The Company provides essential services to mining, energy, and government sectors as well as wet lease services for other airlines.

    Alliance is unique in that it owns its whole fleet. Currently that fleet consists of 73 aircraft and is rapidly increasing over 100 aircraft in the near future.  

    We are locally owned with the majority of the Company's shareholders located in Australia and New Zealand. 

    At Alliance Airlines, we make it happen!

    If this sounds like the ideal role for you and you have the skills we're looking for, we'd love to hear from you. Apply today.

    Drug and Alcohol testing and police check clearance will be part of the recruitment process.

    All candidates must have full working rights within Australia, only candidates with a right to work in Australia will be considered. We thank you for your application however, due to the volume of applicants only successful applicants will be contacted.

    Alliance Airlines is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We are a merit-based organisation that supports local communities to offer long term sustainable employment based on delivering a safe aviation operation.

     

     






    • Posted Date 27 Mar 2024
    • Location Brisbane
      QLD / Australia
    • Industry Legal
    • Job Type
    • Salary Not provided