Senior ER Advisor


  • Provide high quality, best practise and efficient Employment Relations support
  • Join ANZ’s transformational journey with a focus on culture and values
  • An innovative, flexible and collaborative work environment.

About The Role
Our Advisory team provide sound advice to empower Managers and staff to make an informed decision at the right time, while minimising potential risk to the organisation. 
In this role, you would have the opportunity to:

  • Support managers by providing a range of expert knowledge and advice on a broad range of employment relations issues
  • Coach and influence at all levels of the organisation
  • Assist managers to build the necessary knowledge & skills to be effective leaders and manage issues efficiently enabling a higher quality service to our customer
  • Support multiple stakeholders across the business
  • Provide technical employment relations coaching and guidance to ER Advisors on employment relations and performance issues.
  • Through your interactions influence your managers to build a culture of outperformance across the business, focussed around ANZ’s values
  • Actively be involved in Employment Relations projects with NZ and global scope.

Role Location: Auckland
Role Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Monday to Friday
About You
To grow and be successful in this role, you will ideally bring the following:

  • Demonstrated solid understanding of Employment, Discrimination and Equal Opportunity Laws and the relationship between Policies, Employment Agreements & Collective
  • Demonstrated ability in dealing with and negotiating and/or influencing union & legal representatives
  • Specialist employee relations knowledge including misconduct, poor performance, absenteeism, long-term illness and the investigation and resolution of EEO complaints and other grievances
  • Superior influencing, writing and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to apply sound judgement and commercial acumen to a range of cases (including complex employee relations casework)
  • Project Management skills.  

Some of our other benefits include:
• Staff healthcare plan
• Staff banking packages
• Ongoing training & development programmes
About ANZ
Our purpose is to shape a world where people and communities thrive. That’s why we strive to create a balanced, sustainable economy in which everyone can take part and build a better life. By helping people make the most of what they have, we transform ideas, hard work and ambition into reality.
Everyone at ANZ has the opportunity to grow and learn.  At ANZ, we believe in the inherent strength of a vibrant, diverse and inclusive workforce where the backgrounds, perspectives and life experiences of our people help us to forge strong connections with all our customers, innovate and make better decisions for our business.
The ANZ values are the foundation of how we work and support our customers.
Integrity – Are honest and fair
Collaboration – Work together for the customer
Accountability – Take ownership and get things done
Respect – Care for all those we serve
Excellence – Challenge ourselves to be better
Tō Ao, Nā Tō Ara – E whakanuia ana e ANZ ngā mea Māori katoa
Your world, your way – ANZ celebrating all things Māori
We work flexibly at ANZ. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you.
ANZ recognises the importance of flexible working, watch our Global Stories to see how ANZ aims to meet the needs of our customers and to attract and retain the best people in a changing world
To find out more about working at ANZ or to view other opportunities visit
You may apply for this role by visiting ANZ Careers and search for the reference number NEW032177.

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