Senior Human Resource Adviser

Location Barton ACT


The Senior Human Resource Adviser is a human resource (HR) generalist with responsibility for delivering a broad range of human resource management services. In particular, the provision of advice on and development of HR policy, workforce planning, reporting, case management, work health and safety, recruitment, performance management, payroll, and induction. The occupant of this position leads human resource management projects, such as HR system upgrades and enhancements, HR policy reviews and is responsible for coordinating the work of a small team of payroll specialists.

As an integral member of the Human Resource Management section who works across the function, the occupant of this position is responsible for a range of strategic and operational duties, delivered in an effective and efficient manner, and demonstrates best practice and adherence to regulatory requirements. The occupant of this position is client-focused, and has excellent writing and interpersonal skills as well as attention to detail. The ability to lead and contribute to continual improvements to human resource management services and undertake projects with a high degree of autonomy is also essential.

To apply you are asked to provide a two page pitch (maximum of 1000 words) detailing: your interest in the role, why you are the right person for the job, what you can offer the department and how your skills, knowledge and experience/qualifications are applicable to the role. The key duties of the position include Advise, inform and support senior managers, supervisors and employees in the delivery of strategy and services across a range of human resource management functions including: human resource policy and practice; strategic workforce planning; reporting; compensation and rehabilitation including case management; work health and safety; recruitment and induction; performance management; and payroll. Coordinate the work of the Personnel Officers, including managing performance and ensuring relevant training is provided on legislative, policy and procedural requirements.

Extract data and produce management reports from the department's Human Resource Management Information System (chris21). Support, coordinate, and participate in recruitment activities, including supporting Selection Advisory Committees and the use of the department's online recruitment system (Acendre), as well as the drafting of selection reports. Coordinate the department's work health and safety mechanisms, including delivering components of the department's health and well-being strategy, managing the health and safety committee, Health and Safety representatives, and liaison with managers, supervisors and employees about their obligations.

Develop and implement human resource management solutions appropriate for the parliamentary environment. Contribute to innovative ways to deliver human resource functions and services in a client-focused manner. Undertake relevant project and research work, in.

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Full Time


4 Sep 2020


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