Workplace Advisor

Macquarie Park or Hunter locationNational organisationPermanent roleIf you are seeking an independent, hands-on role outside of a traditional law firm environment, this would be an ideal opportunity for you.The organisationThe Housing Industry Association is Australia’s peak residential building industry body. HIA members include builders, contractors, developers, manufacturers and suppliers.  HIA delivers services to its members in a number of areas, including policy and advocacy, workplace services and training. We currently have an opportunity for a highly motivated Workplace Adviser to join our team.The roleThe key objective of the role is to provide HIA members with timely, accurate and commercially realistic advice across a range of legal and industrial relations disciplines including employment law, human resources, contract administration, dispute resolution, and builder’s licensing.  In performing the role you will also be delivering training and presentations to small and large groups on key business compliance issues. The successful candidate will also be given opportunities to assist HIA lobby governments and regulators and formulate policy submissions.The personHIA is looking for individuals with a passion for learning, teamwork and practical problem solving. The successful person will need to have tertiary qualifications and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a legal, industrial relations, or related discipline (or the demonstrated equivalent experience in a similar role). A good working knowledge of workplace relations law and/ or construction law is desirable.Position Description

Workplace Advisor

  • Macquarie Park or Hunter location
  • National organisation
  • Permanent role

If you are seeking an independent, hands-on role outside of a traditional law firm environment, this would be an ideal opportunity for you.

The organisation

The Housing Industry Association is Australia’s peak residential building industry body. HIA members include builders, contractors, developers, manufacturers and suppliers.  HIA delivers services to its members in a number of areas, including policy and advocacy, workplace services and training. We currently have an opportunity for a highly motivated Workplace Adviser to join our team.

The role

The key objective of the role is to provide HIA members with timely, accurate and commercially realistic advice across a range of legal and industrial relations disciplines including employment law, human resources, contract administration, dispute resolution, and builder’s licensing.  In performing the role you will also be delivering training and presentations to small and large groups on key business compliance issues. The successful candidate will also be given opportunities to assist HIA lobby governments and regulators and formulate policy submissions.

The person

HIA is looking for individuals with a passion for learning, teamwork and practical problem solving. The successful person will need to have tertiary qualifications and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a legal, industrial relations, or related discipline (or the demonstrated equivalent experience in a similar role). A good working knowledge of workplace relations law and/ or construction law is desirable.

A full job description can be found in the Careers section of our website, hia.com.au.

HIA employees enjoy a variety of benefits including the option to salary sacrifice up to two weeks annual leave, study assistance program, paid maternity leave and group insurance cover.  HIA employees are also able to access HIA member benefits such as HIA Vehicles and Corporate Health Insurance Plans.

If you are interested in applying, please submit your application by clicking on the link to apply, before 7 June 2019.