Employment Relations Partner


APRA is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Business Partner to join the Employment Relations and Wellbeing (ER&W) team within People & Culture.


Reporting to the Senior Manager, you will play a key role in partnering with APRA leadership and employees to provide advice and strategic support around all employment relations matters and work, health and safety best practice.

Our Employment Relations & Wellbeing team is responsible for ensuring a safe place of work and contributing to maintaining a people focused culture. Being a proactive and forward thinking individual who is able to consider risks from all perspective and provide coaching to ensure the best outcome for individuals and APRA, you will be empowered to identify and implement continuous improvement strategies.

Working at the operational and strategic level, the ER&W Partner liaises closely with the broader People and Culture team as an escalation point for people related matters.

In this role you will

  • Develop a strong profile, network and relationships to become a trusted business partner across APRA
  • Collaborate with Management and other key stakeholders to create people and culture solutions for their teams
  • Finalise, implement and imbed a refreshed Work, Health and Safety Management System
  • Liaise with the Work, Health and Safety Committee regarding the implementation of the Work, Health and Safety Management System
  • Ensure all employees and managers have effectively been inducted and educated in Work Health and Safety and employment relations modules
  • Worki with managers and building manager confidence in dealing with employee related matters, including but not limited to conduct, performance, health and wellbeing
  • Assist with the ongoing review of people policies
  • Elevate awareness, support and engagement of key health and safety and broader People & Culture initiatives, programs and projects

About you:

You will currently be operating as a business partner with a number of years’ experience providing guidance and advice at senior levels in managing employment relations and WHS /Wellbeing matters. You will be a strong relationship builder, influencer and coach and have solid commercial acumen.

To be successful you must have the flexibility to respond to changing priorities, demonstrate resilience and a hands-on approach within an ever changing business environment.

You will have a demonstrated ability to sensitively and empathetically manage employment relations matters and possess a tertiary qualification in HR, Law or a related discipline. Legal experience and experience in a financial services organisation or professional services although not essential would be highly regarded.


APRA is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Business Partner to join the Employment Relations and Wellbeing (ER&W) team within People & Culture.


Reporting to the Senior Manager, you will play a key role in partnering with APRA leadership and employees to provide advice and strategic support around all employment relations matters and work, health and safety best practice.

Our Employment Relations & Wellbeing team is responsible for ensuring a safe place of work and contributing to maintaining a people focused culture. Being a proactive and forward thinking individual who is able to consider risks from all perspective and provide coaching to ensure the best outcome for individuals and APRA, you will be empowered to identify and implement continuous improvement strategies.

Working at the operational and strategic level, the ER&W Partner liaises closely with the broader People and Culture team as an escalation point for people related matters.

In this role you will

  • Develop a strong profile, network and relationships to become a trusted business partner across APRA
  • Collaborate with Management and other key stakeholders to create people and culture solutions for their teams
  • Finalise, implement and imbed a refreshed Work, Health and Safety Management System
  • Liaise with the Work, Health and Safety Committee regarding the implementation of the Work, Health and Safety Management System
  • Ensure all employees and managers have effectively been inducted and educated in Work Health and Safety and employment relations modules
  • Worki with managers and building manager confidence in dealing with employee related matters, including but not limited to conduct, performance, health and wellbeing
  • Assist with the ongoing review of people policies
  • Elevate awareness, support and engagement of key health and safety and broader People & Culture initiatives, programs and projects

About you:

You will currently be operating as a business partner with a number of years’ experience providing guidance and advice at senior levels in managing employment relations and WHS /Wellbeing matters. You will be a strong relationship builder, influencer and coach and have solid commercial acumen.

To be successful you must have the flexibility to respond to changing priorities, demonstrate resilience and a hands-on approach within an ever changing business environment.

You will have a demonstrated ability to sensitively and empathetically manage employment relations matters and possess a tertiary qualification in HR, Law or a related discipline. Legal experience and experience in a financial services organisation or professional services although not essential would be highly regarded.

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