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Senior Manager - Employee Relations


Sydney, NSW, AU

Department:  Internal Client Services




What will your typical day look like? 

As our Senior ER Manager and reporting to our ER/WHS Director, you will play an essential role in coaching, advising and supporting our Business Units aligned Talent teams and offshore Talent Transaction Services teams in the successful management of all employment relations matters.

With one direct report, you will provide specialist advice to mitigate risks and provide a positive employee experience whilst ensuring compliance with the Firm’s policies and procedures, as well as the relevant legislative frameworks. You will act as the escalation point for employee relations matters nationally and be responsible for providing expert guidance on best practice requirements, effective early intervention strategies and firm policy relating to employment relations. You will also be responsible for reporting requirements as well as lead complex case management and issue resolution.


About the team 
At Deloitte, we believe that people make the workplace. We play a meaningful role in recruiting and developing talented people that form the very grassroots of our business and its future. Constantly seeking to build the “only at Deloitte” employee experience by fostering an inclusive culture, we unlock our people’s potential and maximise their opportunities. Join our team of talented and like-minded people to disrupt the industry and shape Deloitte’s future workforce. 

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. With extensive hands on ER experience you have unparalleled knowledge of the Fair Work Act, National Employment Standards and relevant compliance to, and be confident and efficient in your advice. Above all, you are someone with the utmost integrity, who holds confidentiality and discretion at their core.


You are someone with: 

  • Extensive ER experience with an ability to think strategically and translate this into practical operational outcomes including analysing and explain the risk profile
  • Ability to identify, write and execute on an ER strategy
  • Demonstrated experience within industries with multiple industrial instruments and regulatory compliance
  • Proven track record of building capability within a business through coaching and writing and delivering formal training programs
  • Exemplary written, verbal and presentation skills
  • The ability to identify, analyse and resolve problems
  • Excellent stakeholder management and engagement skills
  • A collaborative and consultative approach
  • The ability to prioritise tasks and meet competing deadlines


Why Deloitte? 
At Deloitte, we create positively differentiated work experiences that enable our people to feel valued and achieve their full potential. We value difference and embrace people with diverse backgrounds 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.

Next Steps 
Sound exactly like the sort of role for you? Apply now!