Job Description

Company Description:

McDonald’s is the largest quick service restaurant operation in the country. Fondly known as "Macca's", we are a household name in Australia for over 50 years, we believe that our customers are the heart and soul of everything we do and make it our mission to make every moment count! As an employer of choice winner, working with us means taking pride and having fun along the way, while growing and developing your career in a dynamic and supportive environment. Not only do we offer flexible working arrangements and an attractive staff discount; but we provide an opportunity to work alongside other passionate and talented people every single day.

Job Description:

Are you a strategic workplace relations professional that thrives in achieving great employee and organisational outcomes? Are you interested in taking your career to another level with the Golden Arches? Bring your talents and experience to our Workplace Relations team and have national impact across our iconic Restaurants.

What can you expect on a day to day basis?

  • Help our restaurants protect our people and our brand through tailored, expert ER support and advice.
  • Conduct complex investigations and help our restaurants to create high performance cultures.
  • Continuously improve our compliance performance, and help embed robust and effective compliance controls.
  • Support our Head of Workplace Relations deliver our People strategy through a range of ER/IR projects and initiatives.
  • Develop market-leading policies, toolkits, and compliance frameworks.
  • Partner with our Government Relations team to drive advantageous IR reform.
  • Lift the competency of our ER advisory team through support and training.
  • Partner with McDonald’s broader People, Legal and Operations Teams to develop and share best-practices across National Operations and our Franchisee network.
  • Participate in Cross Functional Teams representing the Workplace Relations team to achieve our strategic business goals.

Your keys to success:

  • Demonstrated practical ER experience with a strong understanding of the legal frameworks surrounding employment, and the ability to translate these into best practice for the business.
  • Sound understanding of the Industrial Relations landscape in Australia including the role and function of the Fair Work Commission, unions, and employer associations.
  • A great listener, communicator, and trusted advisor who is able to hear and understand others, identify issues and provide clear, concise and accurate advice and support.
  • Organised, methodical and able to effectively manage and prioritise multiple complex matters simultaneously, and to a high standard.
  • Confident in building strong interpersonal relationships and ability to drive cross functional collaboration.
Additional Information:

The Macca’s Difference:

  • Ongoing professional development opportunities in line with your career goals and passion
  • Competitive remuneration package including health care
  • Up to 5 weeks of Annual Leave
  • Birthday & Volunteer leave
  • A fun and vibrant culture packed with a variety of Macca’s only events
  • Access to hundreds of retail discounts including discounted Macca’s
  • Highly flexible work environment
  • Wellbeing initiatives including a 24/7 wellbeing partner for you and your immediate family

If you’re ready to jump into a new role within a dynamic team apply now to join us as our Senior Workplace Relations Consultant!

As an equal opportunity employer, we strongly encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. We strive to make every moment through the recruitment process a feel-good moment for everyone. Let us know if we can provide any reasonable accommodations to enable you to participate in the job application and interview process, if you'd like to note your pronouns or have suggestions for how we can improve in this space.

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