Job Details
  • Reference398703A_1663631367
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted13 days ago
  • ConsultantDiksha Saini

As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage a HR Advisor on a contract for 12 months with.

Position Overview

As a HR Advisor in People Services Branch you are required to undertake work of moderate complexity and operate under general direction with the ability to work independently. You will be accountable for organising workflow and taking decision within defined parameters relating to the area of responsibility.

You should have a degree of initiative and discretion in dealing with confidential and sensitive matters.


In accordance with the principles of workplace diversity, Work Health and Safety, participative work practices, APS values and APS Employment Principles:

  • Participate across a range of functional activities in a specific area that contribute to the team goal.
  • Provide specialist and administrative support to managers and staff on a range of Human resource processes and workplace policies, in particular recruitment and onboarding, consistent with legislation and Australian Public Service (APS) requirements.
  • Communicate within defined boundaries relating to the area of responsibility using expertise and knowledge governed by legislation, regulations, best practice principals or relevant operating instructions and procedures
  • Build rapport and maintain stakeholder relationships within defined parameters by resolving moderately complex enquiries and provide information and advice as representative of the work area.
  • Work collaboratively with other teams across the branch to ensure alignment and knowledge sharing.
  • Undertake quality assurance activities to ensure the accuracy and appropriateness of information and procedures
  • Contribute new ideas and identify opportunities to improve the efficiency of business processes
  • Exercises some discretion with respect to how procedures and guidelines are interpreted and applied.
  • Demonstrate capability in line with the Integrated Leadership System at the APS 4 level.


While no mandatory criteria exist for these positions previous experience working in a Public Service recruitment environment will be highly regarded.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". One of our consultant will reach out. Alternatively, you can call Diksha Saini on 02 6268 9769 or email for further discussion.