Job Details
  • Reference375681A_1623229987
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted3 days ago
  • Consultantsharrane martin

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 an APS4/5 HR Payroll and Administration Officer on a contract for 3 to 6 months with potential extension.

Position Overview

Our Client is looking for great people with a demonstrated record in exercising initiative, critical thinking and judgement in the interpretation of policy and the application of practices and procedures; in providing detailed technical, professional, and/or policy advice in relation to complex problems; in applying strong stakeholder engagement and negotiation skills; and who have excellent oral and written communication skills.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Undertake a range of HR administration functions, including across payroll and remuneration.
  • Ensuring the accuracy of fortnightly pay variations ready for pay run and delegation approval.
  • Understand and support staff with interpreting HR enquiries, policies, and procedures
  • Under the guidance of your manager, assist in preparing papers, briefs, presentations and correspondence.
  • Partner and build effective relationships internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assist with projects and HR activities.
  • Contribute to organisational strategy and culture; and
  • Work in a collaborative manner as a member of a team and across the department.

Skills & Experience:

  • Familiarity and understanding of the APS employment conditions
  • Experience in APS HR Payroll
  • Experience in HR administration.
  • Public service payroll processing or equivalent payroll experience with an understanding of public service terms and conditions of employment
  • HR System SAP or the ability to quickly learn SAP
  • Good organisational and administrative skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including a demonstrated commitment to and ability to provide exceptional client service and work as a team member under limited supervision.

Mandatory Requirements:

  • The successful candidate will be required to have a Baseline security clearance.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". Alternatively, you can call Sharrane Martin on 02 6268 9726 or email for further discussion.