Job Details
  • Reference389036B_1654647539
  • LocationBrisbane
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Posted23 days ago
  • ConsultantAJ Bhatia

The Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) scheme allows Australian businesses to hire workers from nine Pacific island countries and Timor Leste. The Pacific Labour Facility manages the program on behalf of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. The program currently incorporates two visa streams (the Seasonal Worker Program and the Pacific Labour Scheme). In 2022 these two programs will be consolidated and provides opportunity for expansion of the Assurance and Compliance Team.

The ultimate responsibility of this role will be to complete a schedule of desktop audits of pay and conditions provided to PLS workers based at approved employers' worksites.

Duties will include but not be limited to:

  • Reviewing payroll evidence (e.g. timesheets /pay slips etc) against contracts of employment terms, modern award conditions and Fair Work Act requirements.
  • Auditing approved employers pay and conditions records against program requirements outlined in a Deed of Agreement (e.g. minimum hours, compliant record keeping etc)
  • Making recommendations and referrals to program stakeholders based on findings
  • Providing guidance to internal and external stakeholders on workplace legislative requirements
  • First level management of complaints and grievances, escalating per policy where required
  • Establishing and building strong relationships with Approved Employers and all program stakeholders to build capacity to deliver on program requirements
  • Other ad hoc tasks as required

In order to be considered for this role you will need:

  • Extensive experience working within a payroll, timesheet administration / interpretation or industrial relations environment
  • Detailed understanding of award interpretation
  • Technical knowledge of award, EBA and HR compliance
  • Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written
  • High proficiency with MS Office Suite, particularly Excel

What's on Offer

A competitive salary is on offer, working in a value driven, diverse team, hybrid work from home / office available, flexible working arrangements, social club and the opportunity to apply your skillset in a unique way.

If this seems suitable and you are interested, please apply directly via Seek or reach out to AJ for further information.

AJ Bhatia

07 3003 7764