Manager, People and Employee Relations - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 03/08/2023
REF: CEVper0723
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Manager, People and Employee Relations

Close Date: 03/08/2023
REF: CEVper0723
  • Exciting opportunity in people and culture leadership
  • Lead industrial relations for Catholic education in Victoria
  • Ensure strong governance, compliance and best practice


The Catholic Education Commission of Victoria (CECV) seeks an outstanding candidate to establish and lead a team of people and culture professionals to provide an exemplary service to CECV and the Catholic education sector as Manager, People and Employee Relations.

Reporting to the Chief Strategy Officer and leading a small team, this important position is responsible for the delivery of employee and industrial relations advice, providing leadership and managing the provision of core people and culture services.

With a demonstrated track record in people and culture leadership, the ideal candidate will bring superior communication skills, with the ability to foster a positive and high-performance team culture, and to build and nurture relationships with a range of stakeholders.  Experienced in the review, negotiation and implementation of enterprise agreements, you will have an in-depth knowledge of Australian employment law, regulations and industry best practice, with the confidence to provide strategic advice and guidance on complex industrial and employee relations matters.  Experience in the education sector will be highly regarded.

With a relevant tertiary qualification in human resources management or a related field, the successful candidate will be personally aligned with the ethos, values and mission of Catholic education and to CECV values of fairness, transparency, integrity, and Christian concern for all.

The Organisation

The Catholic Education Commission of Victoria (CECV) is the peak body for Catholic education in Victoria.  Established in 1973 by the Archbishop of Melbourne and the Bishops of the Ballarat, Sale, and Sandhurst dioceses, it was incorporated in 2006 and acts as the voice of Catholic education in state and national matters.

CECV receives and distributes funding from state and federal governments for Catholic schools, provides strategic leadership and planning, and ensures proper governance in Catholic education statewide.  It is responsible for sector leadership in education integrity and governance and has a Memorandum of Understanding to act as a Review Body for Catholic schools with the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA).  As a Review Body, CECV supports, reviews, and monitors the compliance of Catholic schools with all registration, reporting and other requirements under relevant laws.

CECV is currently engaged in a significant organisational redesign, the overriding objective of which is to establish a robust and sustainable CECV for the future.

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To apply:  Please click on ‘Apply now’ using reference CEVper0723, addressing your cover letter and resume to Sharyn Gowans, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.


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