In-house | Employment Relations Specialist

  • ClassificationIn-house
  • Salary
  • Work typePermanent
  • LocationCanterbury, New Zealand
  • Posted on17 Jul 2018
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The opportunity is with a healthcare organisation known internationally for leading the way in patient centred systems and innovative solutions.  As one of the South Island’s largest employers, they employ over 10,000 people across a wide range of disciplines.
The role will be based in Christchurch and as part of the Employee Relations – People and Capability team, the role will see you work across an incredible range of interesting employment and industrial relations matters.  The team is headed by an experienced employment lawyer who gained her experience in the top tier and in-house, in New Zealand and London.  
You’ll be working on employment matters that involve people across a wide range of disciplines including tradespeople, doctors, nurses, administration staff etc.  On a day-to-day basis you’ll provide advice to managers and executive leaders and will also represent the organisation in union negotiations, mediations and employment law disputes. You’ll ensure leaders operate within and comply with employment law and other relevant legislation and lead change in the creation and implementation of employment and industrial relations best practice guidelines, systems and processes.
You can rest assured that the role holds plenty of interesting challenges, as well as opportunities to develop your skills in directions beyond your wildest dreams. Equally the organisation is focused on well-being and so the role could offer some flexibility to support you in maintaining a good balance between work and personal life. 


The role will suit an experienced employment lawyer with at least five years’ experience, gained in-house and/or in private practice. The team will also consider other professionals who can demonstrate significant experience dealing with employment and industrial relations. 


For more information, please contact Christina Kruger on 027 293 7210 or
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