Job Details
  • Reference397565A_1661485282
  • 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 - Workforce Strategist on a Non-ongoing 12 months contract, option for extension.

Position Overview

APS6 Workforce Strategists work under limited direction to conduct research and workforce analysis to contribute to the development of workforce strategies and operational workforce plans.

An APS6 Workforce Strategist provides stakeholders with an understanding of the Department's workforce related performance indicators such as staff engagement, unscheduled absences, diversity, mobility and attraction and retention.

At this level, they establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide-range of clients and stakeholders, providing specialist advice and support. Furthermore, they use persuasion and sensitivity to negotiate and minimise oppositions and maximize cooperation from others.

APS6 Workforce Strategists may provide input to developing budgets, manage finances and undertake minor procurement and project activities within delegation limits to enable the section to deliver outputs and outcomes.

They may be responsible for the supervision of a team; building team capability through coaching, performance feedback; and encouraging knowledge and career development.

They undertake advanced capability, leadership and management development opportunities when these arise.



  • 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 Advanced
  • SAP Business Intelligence
  • Managers Dashboard
  • Online Census Portal
  • Qualtrics
  • MyHR
  • Business intelligence (BI) reporting


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

Other skills

  • Project management
  • Time management
  • Business development
  • Multi-tasking
  • Problem definition skill
  • Statistical analysis methods
  • Decision-making skills
  • Data analysis
  • Risk analysis/management
  • High level written communication
  • Oral communication
  • Responsiveness to customers
  • Active listening
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Robust research, analytical and critical thinking skills

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job. Alternatively, you can call Fiona Bell on 02 6268 9931 or email for further discussion.