Works Readiness Coordinator Vacancy Apply Now Full-time Jobs 2022

Works Readiness Coordinator Vacancy Apply Now Full-time Jobs 2022

Works Readiness Coordinator Vacancy Apply Now


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Full Job Description

Job ID: 592819

Job type: Full Time – Permanent

Categories: Project Management, Construction, Customer Service & Administration

Who we are

Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Position summary

Downer has a long history of delivering Transport Infrastructure Projects under a variety of contracting models. Services include the design and construction of light rail, heavy rail, signalling, track and station works, rail safety technology, bridges and roads.

The Djilang Alliance, comprising of Downer, McConnell Dowell, Arup and WSP Australia, has been selected as the preferred contractor for the South Geelong to Waurn Ponds Duplication.

The South Geelong to Waurn Ponds Duplication is part of the Australian and Victorian governments’ more than $1 billion investment in the staged upgrade of the Geelong Line and a critical step in delivering more frequent and reliable services.

With a completion date targeted for 2024, the project will include:

Duplicating around eight kilometres of track between South Geelong and Waurn Ponds

Rebuilding South Geelong and Marshall stations featuring new station buildings and forecourts, second platforms and accessible pedestrian overpasses

Removal of the level crossings at Fyans Street and Surf Coast Highway and replaced with elevated rail bridges

Signalling upgrades between South Geelong and Waurn Ponds

More than five kilometres of new shared user paths linking to existing trails and paths and creating a continuous connection between South Geelong and Waurn Ponds.

The Role:
The newly formed Djilang Alliance are now seeking a Works Readiness Coordinator to be engaged by Downer on a full-time permanent basis.

You will support the Delivery Team by administering, communicating and ensure compliance with the ARTO Works Readiness procedure

Reporting to the Mobilisation Manager, you will be based at our project site in South Geelong or office location of Melbourne CBD (with Working from Home flexibility).

Responsibilities include:
Assist the Rail Safety and Delivery team to plan associated work events based on delivery milestones

Manage the Works Readiness submissions for occupations

Liaise with the Third-Party Access Lead to support the correlation between Works Readiness and SAPs

Facilitate/Participate in weekly Stakeholder Interface meetings

Liaise engineers to ensure appropriate Works Readiness knowledge, planning and preparation is in place

Works consistent with the relevant standards, policies and management plans

About You:
Proven experience working to tight time frames in a changing environment and ability to work under pressure and manage stakeholder expectations

Outcome focused, hands on, and operational, with good technical capability

Self-motivated and possessing good planning skills demonstrating high attention to detail

Able to build solid understanding of the business priorities to deliver a high standard of effective and integrated solutions

Experience in developing, analysing and reporting on complex project performance, compliance and defects and/or non-conformance

Team player using own initiative; proactive / not reactive

Previous experience working with a Rail Transport Operator advantageous

What we Offer:
Competitive salary and benefits

Work on high-profile projects with ongoing career development opportunities

Flexible working options including working from home

Continued investment & industry leading research & development into sustainable practices that contribute to the circular economy, delivering on long term urban & transport infrastructure improvements

Championing health & safety initiatives for all our employees and visitors

Employee benefits & wellness program

Our aim is to create a workplace where people are respected and encouraged to fulfill their potential. We embrace all employee difference and foster a culture that supports diversity and inclusion. As such, we encourage applicants of all ages and backgrounds, including Indigenous Australians to apply.

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Closing Date: 16 Oct 2022 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Employee Relations Manager



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Paid volunteer leave
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Employee Relations Manager

Insurance for Individuals

Youi has challenged the Australian insurance industry and we’ve worked hard to build a strong brand and an agile and innovative culture. Our unwavering commitment to our people (1,700 across three countries) and being a great company to work for is key to our success. We’re now entering an exciting new chapter of growth as we work towards achieving our Big Hairy Audacious Goal (BHAG) and are now recruiting for an experienced Employee Relations Manager to take our organisational capability to the next level!

About the Role

  • Provide specialist advice and operational support to Youi In relation to employment law, WHS and ER issues across Australia, New Zealand and RSA
  • Coach People & Culture team members in the management of employee relations matters, conduct investigations and manage complex issues with a focus on minimising reliance on external legal advice
  • Represent Youi’s interests in disciplinary, performance and dispute resolution including advocacy in external tribunals
  • Collaborate with the P&C team to develop and deliver training to leaders to ensure they have the knowledge, tools and skill to pro-actively manage employment law risks and maximise opportunities to grow our people
  • Refine and maintain a cohesive suite of policies that promote an inclusive and productive workplace and ensure compliance with regulatory change
  • Lead the ongoing review and management of employment agreements, terms and conditions
  • Lead negotiations for collective agreements (NZ) and engage with unions as required
  • Collaborate with Payroll, Operations and Remuneration to ensure wages compliance
  • Lead project work through researching, designing, implementing and delivering ER initiatives

About You

  • Tertiary qualification in Employment Law/Human Resources/related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Proven experience in advising on individual people matters, including complex misconduct investigations and grievances.
  • Proactive approach with the ability to provide practical and pragmatic solutions to support business needs and deliver optimal Group outcomes.
  • Excellent relationship and stakeholder management skills and ability to relate to people at all levels of the organisation along with the ability to influence and negotiate.
  • High level conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to apply them in the management of cases.
  • Demonstrated skills using reporting to analyse trends and insights.
  • Experience in coaching, mentoring and leading others.

Culture & Benefits

At Youi, we believe that coming to work should be fun. So we pride ourselves on an awesome culture and working environment. With a smart casual dress code, multi-award-winning health and wellbeing program, birthday and volunteer leave, training and development opportunities, stunning Sunshine Coast location and a culture of high-performance, if you’re looking for a career that mixes the serious side with a slice of fun, think Youi.

How to Apply

If this sounds like an ideal fit for your skillset, please .

This position will ideally be based at our beautiful Sunshine Coast head office, however there is flexibility to work from home part of the week if you live in Brisbane.

Place Liasion Officer


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From $93,903 a year

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Full Job Description

  • Play an Integral Role in the Ongoing Management of the Parramatta Square and Centenary Square public domain – Parramatta’s premier public space
  • Temporary Full Time | Central Parramatta Location | 35 hr Week


The Place Making team at City of Parramatta are about moving from ‘liveability’ to ‘lovability’. The spaces between buildings in our cities and around buildings in our towns and neighbourhoods are critical. When they work, cities work, and neighbourhoods work. Connecting people to place through strong place-making is our bold vision. It aligns the objectives of Council’s strategic objectives to our day-to-day work as place-makers, how we do it, and how we prioritise it. Place-makers are advocates for the human lived experience in our cities and neighbourhoods, they are advocates for local community engagement, for community involvement and ownership of public spaces.

The City of Parramatta is going through unprecedented change and transformation as it becomes Sydney’s Central City. The intensity of growth and investment in City of Parramatta means that Council, their partners, local businesses and community have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to shape the City’s future and ensure it is culturally, socially, environmentally, and economically sustainable.

At the centre of all this change and transformation is Parramatta Square. Parramatta Square always was, and always will be, a gathering place. A place for inspiration, discovery, and connection – the world’s gateway to the fascinating mosaic that is Parramatta.

About the role

The temporary 12 month role of Place Liaison Officer is to help maintain good relations between organisations and members of the community with a particular focus on the Parramatta Square precinct. This is done by working with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders including commercial tenants, young people, rough sleepers and other community members within the Parramatta Square Public Domain.

The Place Liaison Officer will engage with people experiencing homelessness who are occupying the public space to link them with services and pathways to exit homelessness. The Place Liaison Officer is responsible for liaising with vulnerable people with a range of complex and challenging needs to reduce homelessness, improve amenity and contribute to a reduction in anti-social behaviour. The Place Liaison Officer also coordinates between internal staff in relation to cleansing or maintenance services or supporting the work of the Parramatta Square / Centenary Square Place Manager in ensuring optimal operation of the precinct.

About You!

We are seeking an individual who is proactive, able to ‘think on their feet’ and work with a variety of situations, individuals, and groups. This includes being able to quickly adapt and respond positively to change and manage customer needs promptly and professionally.

You will have experience in the provision of professional, timely and customer focussed service. We are seeking an individual who can build and manage strong, productive partnerships with various stakeholders.

What’s on offer

We are offering an attractive remuneration package from $93,903 plus super.

In addition, City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits which include:

  • A range of flexible work arrangements including hybrid Working From Home arrangements
  • Central Parramatta location (public transport at our door)
  • Significant leave benefits (up to 12 days flexi-time, 3 additional leave days at Christmas, 15 days sick/personal leave, 2 days health and wellbeing leave per year)
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • And much, much more!

Want to know more?

Further information regarding the requirements of this role can be found in the attached Position Description. Alternately, for a confidential discussion, please contact Chris Patfield on 9806 5807.

How to apply

Candidates MUST apply online at and answer the position selection criteria. Applications close 9pm, 29th September 2022, and will not be accepted through any other medium.

The successful candidate is required to be vaccinated (at least 2 doses of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccine) in accordance with Councils vaccination policy. Candidates may submit a medical contraindication for Councils consideration.

The City of Parramatta supports a Drug and Alcohol-free working environment and employees may be subject to random testing as a result.

City of Parramatta Council embraces diversity, and we encourage all applicants; including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, gender diverse, LGBTIQ and culturally diverse communities to join Council. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace.

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights in Australia to apply for this position.

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