As a key member of the broader legal team, you will balance the technical aspects of employment and industrial relations law. With more than 190,000 employees, this ASX-listed global mining company engages in the exploration, mining, and processing of mineral resources across the globe. _____________________________________________________________ Our client offers a wide range of opportunities for corporate professionals. The team, typically based in either their headquarters or global corporate offices, ensure that they operate effectively as a listed company. Corporate divisions include communications, finance, investor relations, human resources, group security, real estate, legal, and IT. As a key member of the broader legal team, you will balance the technical aspects of employment and industrial relations law. The role will look to understand the business imperatives behind workplace strategies and to structure advice in the context of these imperatives and limit any exposure to potential workplace disputes. Responsibilities advise on workforce change management, including the restructuring of workforces, notification and consultation obligations, redundancies, and redeployment; advise on senior executive matters (including executive service agreements, termination benefits (and related issues under the Corporations Act and ASX listing rules) and post-employment restraints); contribute to workplace training programs; manage a range of matters including in unfair dismissal proceedings and unlawful discrimination complaints, investigations, adverse action, discrimination, and breach of contract claims (including claims by or involving senior executives), post-employment restraint enforcement proceedings; advise on industrial matters, including enterprise bargaining and union disputes; advise on employment practices compliance and regulatory investigations by Fair Work Ombudsman and SafeWork authorities; liaise and manage a panel of external legal service providers; conduct training and risk management workshops to mine site managers in relation to their obligations under employment and safety law; manage of key workforce risks, including respect to accessorial liability, sexual and other forms of harassment, bullying, work health and safety (including on directors’ and officers’ due diligence obligations under WHS law), grievance management, whistle-blower matters, diversity, and social media in the workplace; assisting in the implementation of nationally standardised employment contracts, policies, and procedures; and advise on crisis management and incident response. Required Qualifications & Expertise tertiary qualification in Law with a current practicing certificate; minimum of five (5) – eight (8) years post-qualification experience in employment and workplace relations law preferably through a combination of private practice (top tier) and/or inhouse (blue chip) experience; specialist knowledge of relevant court and tribunal processes (Fair Work Commission, Federal Court, Federal Circuit Court, and Supreme Court); expert understanding of courts and tribunals to manage any disputes should they arise; comprehensive understanding of undertaking and executing transactions; experience and expertise in negotiating and drafting documentation; experience with advising executive committees and boards; superior written and verbal communication skills; and ability to influence at all levels of an organisation. When you become an employee of this great company, you’ll be able to make choices about your professional development, health, welfare, and post-career life. You’ll have access to support programs intended to help you balance your life – on and off the job and benefit from a range of opportunities to continue your professional development. _____________________________________________________________ NOTE: Please apply with a professional cover letter outlining your skills, knowledge, and experience relating to this opportunity and a current resume. _____________________________________________________________ For further information, please contact: Ivan Pignataro Director D’Arcy Weil St James Building, Mezzanine 555 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000 T: 9999 7409 M: 0416 507 856 E: ivandarcyweil.com We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that applications will be accepted until a qualified pool of candidates is received. Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.