Industrial Officer (15-month Parental Leave Cover) 20180309

Industrial Officer (15-month Parental Leave Cover)

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ASMOF is a progressive trade union established to promote and protect the broad interests of salaried medical practitioners in New South Wales and to advocate for the provision and development of quality health services.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced industrial officer to join our team in mid-April for 15 months on a fixed term parental leave replacement contract. The role would suit someone interested in a short-term secondment opportunity.

The Industrial Officer plays a critical role in providing industrial services to members as well as supporting the Union’s broader campaigning initiatives.

The main responsibilities of the Industrial Officer are:

  • provision of workplace advice and support for members including advocacy before industrial tribunals, including the NSW IRC and Fair Work Commission
  • review and negotiate employment related documentations for members including industrial instruments and workplace policies
  • involvement in enterprise bargaining and Award negotiations
  • undertake industrial and legal research, prepare reports and help to develop submissions on legal/industrial issues.
  • maintain up to date records on all relevant activities
  • recruitment and supporting delegate structures and committees and attending member meetings
  • contribute to developing internal systems designed to maximise workflow and efficient delivery of services to members
  • provide quality reportage to contribute to the communication of industrial matters to ASMOF members
  • provide quality reportage and professional advice to the leadership of ASMOF as required
  • assist in determining and implementing industrial strategy and providing support for workplace campaigns
  • develop and maintain strong relationships with relevant stakeholders.

To be successful you will have:

  • a commitment to trade union values and social justice and a keen interest in industrial relations
  • a solid knowledge of contemporary industrial relations issues and state and federal industrial legislation
  • well-developed research, analytical, problem solving skills and a capacity to contribute to strategic planning
  • the ability to manage a variety of tasks and meet deadlines, problem solving skills and the ability to use initiative
  • the ability to prepare and articulate a position formally at a tribunal, court or meeting
  • a high level of verbal and written communication skills and the ability to develop professional relationships with union members, other union officials and employer representatives
  • ability to follow direction and exercise initiative and independent judgment
  • well-developed information technology skills with proven competence in the use of Microsoft programs such as Outlook, Word and Power Point
  • must be able to obtain a Right of Entry Permit
  • current driver’s licence (class 1A).

An attractive package is offered to the successful applicant, which includes an attractive salary and five weeks annual leave.

Hours of Work: This is a fixed term parental leave replacement position of 38 hours per week and will require the working of a consistent spread of hours over Monday to Friday inclusive. Whilst some flexibility can be accommodated, a key requirement of the position is attendance in the office during business hours (9am-5pm) as being the expected norm.

Start Date: early/mid-April 2018

How to apply for this job

Interested candidates must provide a cover letter/email, resume/CV and a written response to each selection criteria contained in the Position Description. Persons not responding to each selection criteria will not be considered. To obtain a copy of the Position Description, please contact Jennifer Waddell or Edie Stokoe-Miller on 02 9212 6900 or asmof@asmof.org.au.

Applicants will need to submit an application to asmof@asmof.org.au using the subject line: Fixed Term Industrial Officer application by COB 23 March 2018.

ASMOF is an equal opportunity employer and has a smoke free working environment.

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Closing Date

Friday, March 23, 2018

Closing Time

06:00 PM


46 330 WATTLE St
Ultimo, NSW 2007

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Contact Name

Edie Stokoe-Miller

Contact Email

Contact Phone

9212 6900

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