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HR/IR Workstream Leader

Apply now Job no: 494860
Work type: Full time
Location: All
Categories: Professional

About this job
• Join Australia’s largest private provider of multimodal public transport;
• Based in Sydney;
• Provide expert HR and IR support to our Bid team nationally.

Keolis Downer is Australia’s largest private provider of multi-modal public transport. Through an open and collaborative approach, Keolis Downer endeavours to help Governments, public transport authorities, industry partners and communities to understand tomorrow’s challenges to future mobility and to provide innovative solutions for a better future.

To deliver on their vision, Keolis Downer requires the services of an experienced HR practitioner to manage all aspects of recruitment, training and development, industrial relations for projects such as bids and mobilisations, as well as other projects within the wider Keolis Downer platform and subsidiaries.

What the role entails
This position is a great opportunity for an experienced HR leader to ensure effective development and delivery of our HR/IR strategy.

Reporting to the Head of Project Management Office, the role involves:
• Developing the bid HR and IR strategy based on the local context (transfer of staff, no transfer of business, recruitment, privatisation, etc.) and the client’s requirement;
• Coordinating and working with Downer’s HR/IR experts and the Legal team and expert lawyers as required;
• Creating and maintaining comprehensive project documentation: bid plans and contribute to the costing in the financial model
• Participating in the pre-tender work to understand the opportunity, develop a win strategy, develop a bid budget, and identify the resource needs to be able to effectively respond (both internal and external);
• Critically evaluating the initiatives proposed for the tender against client needs and ensure compliance.

What you will need for this role
To be successful in this role, you will have:
• Proven experience in managing relationships with unions and staff representatives, including negotiation of Enterprise Bargain Agreements;
• Experience in managing corporate talent, including recruitment, training, development and succession planning;
• Experience in public transport operations (one or more modes) and/or transferable public services in a competitive market and heavily unionised environment
• A high level of analytical skills with a strong attention to detail;
• Resilience and the ability to handle stress, conflict and pressure in a positive way;
• Thorough understanding of Australian employment and industrial relations laws and practices;
• Competence in Microsoft Office packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Interested? To apply for this vacancy, please click on the ‘Apply now’ button and complete an online application form. Only completed online application forms will be accepted.

Applications close: 14th March 2020.

Advertised: AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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