People & Capability Advisor

Date:  20 Nov 2023

Brisbane, QLD, AU, 4000

Company:  Ventia
  • You will be joining one of Australia and New Zealand’s largest essential service providers.
  • Permanent, Part time (3 business days per week) 
  • Split your time from office (West End, Brisbane) and work from home
  • Genuine opportunity for career growth and progression

About the Role:

As the People and Capability Advisor, you will be reporting to the P&C Manager, working on our Anglo-American Contract within Ventia’s Living Services business unit.  Ventia provide Hard and Soft Facilities Maintenance services including village maintenance and accommodation to several Anglo-American sites across the Bowen Basin.

The People and Capability Advisor is responsible for the provision of human resource/employee relations advice, case management to the business and for assisting in building basic employee relations knowledge and capability amongst the users of the HR Service Centre.

This role is a permanent, part time role (3 days per week), with the flexibility to balance time in the office (West End, Brisbane) with working home. Some travel to sites in the Bowen Basin will be required.  


  • Flexibility work conditions
  • Paid parental leave. 
  • We take your career seriously, helping you learn and grow with access to programs including the Ventia Academy, the Essential Leader Program and Women Leading program. 
  • Ventia has partnered with reputable organisations to be able to offer discounts on Health Insurance, Banking (new home loans, credit cards, everyday bank accounts), flights & accommodation, car hire, car leasing and much more.
  • Access to a variety of wellbeing initiatives including Ventia’s Healthy Minds and Healthy Bodies programs. 
  • FTE $120,000 TFR (prorated to 3 days per week $72,000 TFR)

Key duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide timely, considered, and compliant advice to support leaders and employees on performance and conduct-related matters.
  • Case management of employment relations matters including serious misconduct and misconduct investigations, performance matters, employee grievances and conduct issues.
  • Interpret and provide advice on company policies and enterprise agreements.
  • Work with the Health and Injury Management team to manage ill and injured employees.
  • Providing advice on the interpretation and application of industrial awards and associated legislation in response to employee and company enquiries.
  • Support the business and P&C team by facilitating relevant training.

Key Experiences & Skills

  • Qualification in Human Resources, Industrial Relations, or a related discipline
  • Minimum 2-4 years’ experience in a similar People & Capability role, in a medium to large organisation
  • Experience in interpreting industrial instruments, and managing employee and industrial relations issues
  • An ability to work flexibly and adaptively in a complex environment with multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to travel to site on a semi regular basis as required 

About Ventia:    

Ventia is a leading infrastructure services company, operating across Australia and New Zealand. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that are critical to our local communities. 

Ventia provide long-term operation, maintenance, and management of critical assets and infrastructure across numerous sectors including telecommunications, transport, mining, local government, water, power generation, electricity, gas, healthcare, education, resources, and defence industries.

With a diverse and proud heritage, we have a track record of delivering essential services to the communities in which we operate.  


Ventia is enriched by the diverse experiences, talents and cultures that our people bring to the organisation, while celebrating and respecting the communities we operate in. We are committed to providing a safe and positive environment that provides equal opportunities for individuals of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Māori and Pasifika people, LGTBQI+, Women, Veterans and spouses and people with disabilities.  

Apply Today: 

Please click on the link to apply. Position reference 156149

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