Job Details
  • Reference397568A_1661486236
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Postedabout 1 month ago
  • ConsultantFiona Bell

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 with recruitment experience on a Non-ongoing for 12 months contract, option for extension.

Position Overview

Recruitment Specialists are responsible for developing and implementing recruitment strategies, policy and procedures for use across the Department. They work closely with key stakeholders to facilitate recruitment activity and provide subject matter expertise to support business to meet their workforce needs compliant with relevant legislation and policy. They provide consistent, streamlined recruitment advice and service, and have responsibility to design and deliver specialist recruitment campaigns, informed by workforce planning strategy and identified workforce needs. This includes entry level pathways for graduates, indigenous employees, cadets and apprentices to meet Departmental and whole of government targets, in consultation with business areas. Recruitment specialists must have a good understanding of the current employment environment, departmental priorities and contemporary recruitment developments.

Skill and Experience



  • easySAP
  • Infra Ticketing
  • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Records Manager (HPE Records Manager)
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Publisher)
  • SuccessFactors (ourPeople)
  • Connected Services Portal
  • Parliamentary Document Management System (PDMS)
  • SharePoint
  • GovTeams
  • Power PDF Advance


  • Audio-visual equipment - i.e. microphones, televisions, video and telephone conference calls etc.
  • Work mobile phone
  • CISCO desk phone

Other skills

  • Organisation and time management
  • Problem analysis and problem solving skills
  • Risk management
  • Strategic thinking
  • Identification and application of relevant legislation and policy
  • Research and analysis
  • Presentation skills
  • Ability to simplify complex ideas/concepts
  • Written communication
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Expectation management
  • Inclusive consultation
  • Policy development
  • Leadership and initiative
  • Customer service
  • Coaching
  • Mentoring
  • Emotional intelligence


  • Knowledge of the Department's business and the environments in which it operates
  • Understanding of HR Management through the employee life cycle
  • Basic understanding of HR and related business data
  • Awareness of contemporary HR solutions

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 Fiona Bell on 02 6268 9931 or email for further discussion.