People Operations Advisor

Job posted: 04/07/2024
Applications close: 16/07/2024 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 30/6/2025

Organisation: Department of Education

Salary: $74,580 - $90,558

Occupation: Human Resources

Reference: VG/DE/PES/20001088

Reference: VG/DE/PES/20001088

Occupation: Human Resources

Salary Range: $74,580 - $90,558

Work location: Melbourne | CBD


1 x full time, fixed term role to 30/6/2025 available.

About the Department

The role of the Department of Education is to support Victorians to build prosperous, socially engaged, happy and healthy lives. It does this by supporting lifelong learning and healthy development, strengthening families and helping to equip people with the skills and knowledge for a 21st century economy and society. The department supports a culture of leadership, learning and renewal in all workplaces with opportunities for career development and advancement.

The People Strategy and Operations (VPS) Division is responsible for managing HR operations and providing strategic support for both corporate staff and accommodation services. It oversees corporate environments, sustainability initiatives, payroll, recruitment, policy development, workplace relations, and workforce management. Operating under a values-based framework, the division prioritises meeting client needs and improving policies and processes, to deliver on our corporate responsibilities.

It's an exciting time to join the People Services branch, which manages payroll, people operations, talent acquisition and HR services with the goal of attracting and retaining top talent, whilst nurturing a culture of high performance and innovation. The branch is currently implementing a new innovative operating model to introduce more efficient work methods and enhance its service delivery to the business.

About the Role

A career development opportunity exists for you as a People Operations Advisor within the People Operations team of People Services. In our newly designed team, we provide recruitment advice and facilitate pre-employment checks and letters of offer for successful candidates.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Possess recruitment experience, including with pre-employment checks and contract creation
  • Be able to engage with stakeholders and manage client expectations
  • Interpret and apply relevant policy and legislation regarding employment contracts
  • Work as part of a strong, supportive team
  • Have a proactive approach to achieving team and business objectives



Can you demonstrate exceptional organisation and planning, attention to detail and maintain quality service whilst adhering to employment policy? Can you develop positive team relationships and work with other areas of People Services to ensure an overall exceptional client experience?

Your capacity for collaboration, driving continuous improvement, and cultivating genuine relationships will be pivotal to your success.

Desirable Qualifications and Experience

  • A tertiary qualification in HR or similar
  • Experience working in a dynamic, high performing Human Resources team or similar function in a large complex organisation.
  • Strong client engagement skills exhibited through effective communication and exceptional consulting abilities.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of HR policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Proven ability to effectively engage and build positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.

For more details regarding this position please see attached position description.

The Department of Education is committed to diversity. The Department places considerable effort and resources into responding to the needs of staff with a disability. People from disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply for this position. If you require assistance, with the recruitment process, have accessibility or adjustment requirements, please communicate with the contact person listed on this job advertisement or contact the People Division via email: vps.hr.services@education.vic.gov.au

The Department values diversity and inclusion in all forms - gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our work, working for the Department, diversity and inclusion, and our employment conditions visit the Department website and our Diversity and Inclusion page

Applicants requiring adjustments can contact the nominated contact person

Information about the Department of Education's operations and employment conditions can be located at www.education.vic.gov.au.

Applications close at 11.59pm on 16 July 2024

People Operations Advisor

Job type:

Full time / 30/6/2025

Job classification:



Josh Tiplady | josh.tiplady@education.vic.gov.au

People Operations Advisor