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Senior Analyst | Industrial Relations

Date:  02-Jan-2022

Melbourne, VIC, AU Brisbane, QLD, AU Perth, WA, AU Sydney, NSW, AU

Department:  Risk Advisory


• Work on enriching client assignments with diverse teams

• Flexible work arrangements - work in a way that suits you best

• Mentoring programs - receive support and coaching to progress your career


Unique opportunity for Industrial Relations professionals to join the Deloitte Workplace Integrity Team in Sydney / Melbourne / Brisbane / Perth!


Are you ready for an extraordinary career opportunity? Do you want to leverage your workplace relations expertise in a market leading consulting practice? Do you want to help some of Australia’s biggest brands get workplace compliance right?


You’ll work with highly regarded leaders in Industrial Relations, who are focused on driving innovative, data-informed solutions to traditionally complex Industrial Relations puzzles. We help our clients with all things workplace relations – from Fair Work compliance and workplace relations due diligence right through to enterprise bargaining negotiations and long term Industrial Relations strategy.


As a passionate Industrial Relations practitioner, you’ll love the adventure of each new day as you work with an energetic, multi-skilled and flexible team of analysts, lawyers and consultants.


What will your typical day look like?

As part of the Workplace Integrity Team, you will encourage our clients to “Be on the front foot.  Not on the front page."


As a valued team member of the Workplace Integrity Team you will play a pivotal role influencing, coaching, advising and supporting our diverse range of clients across different industries on driving workforce compliance, improvements and productivity. As a national team, there are no geographical boundaries across Australia where Deloitte has an office and we welcome applications from all states.


Every day, you will work to mitigate business risks and provide a positive customer experience. You will consult and be responsible for providing expert guidance on leading workplace relations practices. You will demonstrate effective early intervention and holistic long-term workforce strategies that are aligned to needs of the business and its people, whilst ensuring compliance within the relevant legislative frameworks.


You will contribute to the design of innovative solutions in response to risk issues and identify organisational risks and opportunities for process and system changes to better manage future risk on a sustainable and collaborative basis.


About the team

In the Workplace Integrity team, we provide an objective lens on our clients’ approach to their employment framework, specifically tailoring Industrial Relations solutions that are fit for purpose. We take a pragmatic approach to the interpretation and application of industrial instruments, working in close partnership with our data analytics colleagues in the targeted analysis of employee data, particularly in relation to reviewing workplace relations compliance.


Enough about us, let’s talk about you.

You will be agile, approachable, and pragmatic in your interactions with our diverse stakeholders showing empathy, flexibility and resilience every day.  You are adept at translating complex, technical Industrial Relations into simple, understandable concepts that all stakeholders can relate to. With substantial hands-on Industrial Relations experience, you have intimate knowledge of the Fair Work Act regulatory system and an innate understanding of the relevant stakeholders   Above all, you are someone with the utmost integrity, who holds confidentiality and discretion at their core.


You are someone with:

• a passion for Industrial Relations compliance and strategy

• a proven Industrial Relations background with the ability to think critically, strategically and translate into practical, operational outcomes

• knowledge of the Australian Fair Work regulatory system and the ability to contextualise and apply the framework to our clients’ circumstances

• a passion for simplification and process improvement

• exemplary written and verbal communication skills

• the ability to identify, analyse and resolve complex and multi-faceted problems

• excellent stakeholder management skills

• a collaborative and consultative approach

• the ability to hit the ground running and manage projects and client engagements

• Consulting or Industrial Relations experience

• relevant qualifications such as Industrial Relations, Law, Commerce


Why Deloitte?

At Deloitte, we create positively differentiated work experiences that enable our people to feel valued and achieve their full potential. Deloitte Australia opens the door to a career that can cross borders virtually and physically across Asia Pacific to gain experience and access projects beyond Australia’s borders. We value difference, and embrace people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, gender identities, abilities and thinking styles. Knowing that people work best in a variety of ways, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements if the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated.  


We’re committed to continually building a safe and respectful workplace, where all our people feel appreciated and accepted. Through the creation of endorsed employee-led diversity networks which promote cultural, disability, LGBTI+, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and gender equality, we’re leading the way to shape an environment where everybody can thrive.  


We are proud to have been recognised for our efforts in inspiring change and accelerating progress – check out our careers site for recent recognition in this space.


Next Steps

Sound like the sort of role for you?  Apply now. 



By applying to this job, you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte employee experience globally.


At Deloitte, we know we’re at our best when we look out for one another; prioritise respect, fairness, development and wellbeing; foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their background, experience, identity, ability or thinking style, and if you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process for accessibility reasons this is available upon request. 


The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.