The Position Reporting to the Director of Enterprise Bargaining and working in the Human Resources Branch of this large, State Government Department, you will support the team undertaking enterprise bargaining activities for the department. You will provide high level oversight and project management of the enterprise bargaining cycle, record keeping, advice and reporting to assist with the development and implementation of certified agreements. This position has two direct reports and is a hands-on, team-based role which will provide authoritative advice and services to management on all employee and industrial relations matters. The position requires technical expertise, strong leadership skills, navigation of complex relationships and the ability to quickly pivot in performance and delivery models. Key Responsibilities Use contemporary project management approaches and techniques to lead and manage project planning, governance, monitoring, risks and reporting to ensure enterprise bargaining is conducted in accordance with the department’s policies and objectives. Support a program of activity (e.g. multiple certified agreements to be renegotiated in 2022) with various activity leads. Manage project planning, performance, achievement of outcomes within agreed schedule including management of resources, technologies and applying systems and processes to maximise the efficient and timely conduct of enterprise bargaining. Liaise and engage with a high level of professionalism with internal and external stakeholders in relation to enterprise bargaining. Prepare submissions, briefs, reports and correspondence of a complex nature relating to the planning, coordination and implementation of the program of work. Foster a team culture that is responsive and agile with excellent attention to detail and meets deadlines. Skills and Experience Demonstrated high level, recent knowledge and experience in leading projects or key initiatives, showing proven ability to apply project or similar methodology to monitor progress, risks and issues to inform decision making; Proven ability to build and sustain productive and effective relationships and undertake high level engagement and problem solving with a network of diverse stakeholders, internal and external, and apply interpersonal skills in consultancy, negotiation and oral presentation; Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources, Industrial Relations/Employment Relations, Law or related business discipline; Demonstrated experience negotiating multiple enterprise bargaining agreements at once, in conjunction with a team. The Organisation Sharp & Carter are proud to partner with one of Queensland’s largest State Government Departments to appoint this AO8 level management position into their People & Corporate Services Division. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate from either the commercial sector, local Government or State Government seeking a step into the highly sought-after Government sector. Candidates who have a strong background in industrial relations, enterprise bargaining or a generalist role with a tilt towards ER or IR will enjoy the variety this role has to offer, as well as the career progression on offer in a large Department. How to Apply If your next move aligns with this position, please apply directly using the link below and attach an updated copy of your resume. For a confidential discussion around your career or more information on this role, please call Donna Bliss or Haylea Smith on 0491 286 873.