Job Details
  • ReferenceBH-144422
  • LocationBarton
  • Salary$78548 - $86168 per annum
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantTeresa Zanatta
Chandler Macleod is an equal opportunity employer as part of our commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people living with disability, and culturally and linguistic diverse candidates are always encouraged to apply.

***Mandatory: Australian Citizenship required to work within Federal Government***

****Applications close by 10am Wednesday 24th of May 2023.****

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage in a APS5 HR Advisor
for a 12 month Ongoing and Non-Ongoing positions in Adelaide.

How to apply
To apply please submit:
  • your resume, including the contact details of two referees, and
  • a ‘one page pitch/cover letter’ telling us how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications makes you the best person for the job. Your pitch should be no more than 500 words.
About the department
We are the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water. We lead Australia’s response to climate change and sustainable energy use, and help protect our environment, heritage, and water. We provide advice to the Australian Government around climate, energy, and the environment, and administer legislation. The department also enforce laws relating to the protection of the environment and biodiversity, wildlife, fuel quality and greenhouse gas storage.
We deliver policies and programs to:
  • help address climate change and build a more innovative, future ready energy system,
  • protect our unique environment, biodiversity and heritage,
  • manage Australia’s water resources for industry and regional communities, and
  • advance Australia’s interests in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean.
We are innovative and collaborative. We look to the future.

About the branch
The Capability and Employment (C&E) Branch sits within the department’s Operations Division and is responsible for strategic and operational focused human resources (HR) advice and support services, to support business areas in meeting their workforce needs.
We believe that an inclusive and diverse workplace is pivotal to making our department the best place for people to work. We are committed to creating an environment where you have a sense of belonging and where you can bring your authentic whole self to work every day.  
We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and better outcomes for Australia.

About the team
The HR Help team are the front door to all HR related services for the department. The HR Help team work to reduce the duplication of HR matters as a dedicated triage and escalation point. The team assists the department with HR enquiries across the various HR functions including:
  • Understanding the status of onboarding for new starters
  • Navigating changes to org structures and positions including gaining access across networks
  • Recruitment
  • Enterprise Agreement – leave, pay, and allowances
  • Flexible working Arrangement – advice on creating or updating arrangements
  • Probation, performance agreements and performance management 
  • Workstation assessments requests and relevant recommendations
  • Rehabilitation and health records
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Recruitment 
  • Reassignment of duties, including temporary
  • Ad-hoc HR matters if needed

Our ideal candidate
You will have demonstrated experience in operating and delivering HR functions in a high profile and impactful environment. You will also bring innovation to your team and support the delivery of strategic and/or operational HR functions for the department.
Requirements for the position:
  • Brings an innovative approach to exploring options and influencing decisions supported by data and evidence, with the support of your supervisor
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills and customer service focus – you understand that the customer is at the centre of service delivery and strategy development
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills
  • Key organisational ability, good professional judgement and sound interpersonal skills
  • A proven ability to work collaboratively as part of a team and the ability to work autonomously when needed
  • The ability to use sound judgement and discretion to escalate HR queries to the responsible supervisor when needed
  • Is committed to building your own cultural and disability competency.

What you will do
As a HR Advisor within the HR Help team you will:
  • provide specialist advice on, and interpretation of, employee relations policy and legislation to guide managers and employees and assist in the resolution of complex issues and sensitive matters,
  • undertake and manage moderately complex projects with limited supervision, including identifying areas for cross collaboration,
  • manage relationships with stakeholder to achieve work area and agency goals, including the development and support of complex relationships and maintaining internal and external networks,
  • contribute to the leadership, mentoring and development of junior employees,
  • identify and provide feedback on efficiencies and opportunity to improve and/or streamline systems and processes,
  • identify, mitigate and resolve risks and problems as they or before arise, and
  • some experience or knowledge in HR related fields in desirable, but not required.

What's on Offer?
  • Position located in Adelaide
  • APS5 ($78,548 to $86,168) depending on skills and experience
  • 12 month Ongoing and Non-Ongoing positions
  • Standard Hours or work - Monday to Friday, 8:30 am till 5:00 pm

If you are interested in the role and you have the right experience for the position, please apply now following the link below. CM123