HR Business Partner (VPSG5)

Job posted: 15/06/2022
Applications close: 03/07/2022 (Midnight)
3 days remaining

3 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North West Region | Loddon

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $103,920 - $125,735

Occupation: Human Resources

Reference: VG/5885JUNE2022

Reference: VG/5885JUNE2022

Occupation: Human Resources

Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735

Work location: North West Region | Loddon

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

We’re proud of the important work we do across Victoria. Want to be part of it?

  • An exciting opportunity within the Loddon Mallee Region, Department of Justice and Community Safety
  • VPSG 5 Classification (Salary Range $103,920 - $125,735)
  • One (1) ongoing, flexible opportunity available

About Us

This position will initially report into Corporate Governance and Support Group and manage a team of HR specialists in the effective and efficient delivery of payroll, rostering, recruitment, Workforce Development and Occupational Health & Safety.

This position will soon be repointed into People, Safety and Culture where core functions span the breadth of workplace cultural, and people matters, including human resources policy and strategy; organisational culture and change; recruitment, redeployment, and retention; performance and development; pay, benefits and workforce reporting; occupational health and safety management; and employment regulations.

About the Role

As a HR Business Partner, you will partner with senior executives and stakeholders implementing a number of HR initiatives to increase engagement and capability. You will have a focus on delivering real value to the business, helping it achieve its core business outcomes.

You will contribute to HR strategy and assist with operational change management programs. This position will contribute to HR initiatives and provide advice to managers on HR related issues such as managing people, resolving conflict, performance management, early resolution solutions of workplace relations matters, change management, workforce and succession planning, health, safety and wellbeing and culture. 

The HR Business Partner will operate as part of a large, centralised HR team which includes both strategic and operational focused professionals.

With a direct line to the executive members of the client group, you will play an important role in connecting a complex matrix reporting structure and delivering people focused solutions.

About You

As our ideal candidate, you will possess:

  • Demonstrated experience in delivering organisational development related projects
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels
  • Demonstrated experience in providing advice on workplace matters, performance management, workplace change, employee development and industrial relations
  • Experience in the provision of HR services in a large complex organisation
  • A strong ability to build and maintain partnerships to achieve objectives. Also able to coach others on the co-creation process and build team commitment to co-creation by demonstrating personal commitment. Able to build trust in partnerships through timely and quality delivery of outcomes, as well as facilitating discussion and navigating differences of opinion to reach decisions
  • A strong ability to take into account the wider business context within one's business unit when considering options to resolve issues. Also able to identify recurring problems and prevent future recurrence by integrating solutions into work processes. A strong ability to deliver tangible business outcomes as a result of critically evaluating problems from multiple perspectives and delivering effective solutions
  • A qualification in human resources, organisational development, business and/or other relevant fields.

How to Apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats. 

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening. 

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.


  • For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

  • For all VPS employees, due to the new Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) policy, please apply through the JSE to be eligible to be considered for this position in the first round.



The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with the department's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic). 

Therefore, there is a requirement that all DJCS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes. 

Prior to commencement of employment with the department you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence includes: 

  1. COVID-19 digital certificate (available via your myGov account) 

  1. Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account) or 

  1. A letter from the GP who vaccinated you. 

HR Business Partner (VPSG5)

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Skye Buckle on 0409 439 165 | skye.buckle@justice.vic.gov.au

HR Business Partner (VPSG5)