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Employee Relations Advisor

Employee Relations Advisor

  • 635137
  • Perth, WA, Australia
  • Full Time

Our business is diverse. And so are our people. And that’s what makes us great! At Compass we strive to build an environment of inclusion that allows a diverse group of employees to contribute, participate, and succeed. We value the different perspectives and abilities of our employees because they uniquely improve the quality of our work and services we provide for our clients and customers.

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for an Employee Relations Adviser to join our Perth Support Office located in Northbridge.  Reporting to the National Workplace Relations Manager, you will contribute to all aspects of employee relations and industrial relations across our various sectors including industrial instrument compliance, policy development, agreement making, and dispute resolution. The role is diverse and fast paced, and some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinating the continuous improvement of existing and new policies and procedures to provide cost savings and reduce risk to our business
  • Creating and maintaining employment contract templates and schedules of site terms and conditions, and coordinating our annual enterprise agreement/modern award adjustments
  • Supporting the HR Services team, HR Managers and operational Leaders through the development of standard ER tools, systems and processes
  • Gathering information and assisting in the preparation of responses to support matters before Fair Work Commission and other industrial tribunals
  • Providing project management support for large scale agreement making
  • Co-ordinating high-volume employee representative and Union enquiries and claims in respect of enterprise bargaining
  • Provide support in dealing with low level workplace relations issues
  • Support leaders and internal stakeholders with basic bid and tender documentation from a Workplace Relations perspective

The Person

  • Tertiary qualifications in HR, ER, Commerce, Law or a related discipline
  • High quality industrial relations work in a fast-paced environment
  • Previous exposure to a variety of enterprise agreements and modern awards
  • A sound understanding of Fair Work Act including the NES
  • High level written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong numerical capability including good MS Excel skills and well-developed analytical capability
  • The ability to work both independently and in close collaboration with your manager
  • The desire to build relationships across geographical boundaries within a close-knit national HR team
  • A high degree of resilience of flexibility in your approach to work

The Benefits

We believe in the opportunity to recognise and develop great talent and offer many diverse opportunities.  We place great importance in looking after our people and offer a variety of learning and development opportunities, reward and recognition programs and a selection of corporate benefits.


Our people’s unique backgrounds, experience, and abilities are at the heart of our vibrant workforce. We strive to create workplaces that reflect the diverse communities that we serve, where everyone feels empowered and valued. By building diverse teams means we are creating inclusive environments for all our people and also those we connect with through our day to day operation. We welcome & encourage applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, people of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation, gender expressions, gender identity and people with disability.


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