About the Role:
We have recently created a new position of Senior Manager Industrial Relations (IR) to support Peabody’s IR strategy and minimise risk across our Australian platform. Peabody’s Australian business includes Brisbane head office, 6 operating mines, several rehabilitation sites and numerous projects in remote Queensland and New South Wales.
Duties will include:
Development and implementation of Peabody Australia IR strategy
Play a lead role in EA negotiations
Support site HR in creation of legal documentation
Provide high-level IR advice and support to Peabody Australia
Assist Peabody US with IR matters as required
Represent Peabody at FWC/court conciliations and hearings as the Peabody lead
Ensure compliance with Australian legislation
Collect, analyze and interpret data including conducting risk assessments and investigations
Partner with senior operations leadership and HR team to design, implement and revise employee relations programs, policies and practices
Design, deliver and evaluate training programs designed to build capability and knowledge for operations leadership and HR
This position is offered on a Monday to Friday basis working from our South Brisbane office with occasional travel to our Australian mine sites. Peabody offers flexible start / finish times and 'Summer Hours' giving employees the flexibility to finish at noon on Friday's for 6 months of the year commencing in October.
Tertiary qualifications in Law
Admitted solicitor to the Supreme Court
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in large multi-national corporations, with 3 years specialist experience in IR / ER or employment law
Experience in manufacturing/mining working with an hourly workforce and unionized settings
Solid understanding of Australian employment and labor laws
Experience in being the lead employer representative in FWC/Court matters
Strong team, interpersonal and persuasion skills
High-quality judgment and sound decision-making
At Peabody, we:
Commit to safety and health as a way of life
Foster a culture of inspiration, innovation, collaboration and execution
Are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse workplace
Offer a reward and recognition program
Provide professional and technical development opportunities
Support employees to achieve professional accreditation
Apply to Peabody today and grow your career with us.
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