Senior HR Business Partner (VPSG5)

Job posted: 23/07/2021
Applications close: 22/09/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 8 months

Organisation: Department of Premier and Cabinet

Salary: $102,637 - $124,183

Occupation: Human Resources

Reference: VG/1552811

Reference: VG/1552811

Occupation: Human Resources

Salary Range: $102,637 - $124,183

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

A fixed term opportunity (8 months) is available for an experienced HR practitioner to join DPC's People and Culture team - a close-knit group of HR staff who work across the department and its portfolio agencies to create a high performing workplace that puts people first.

As the Senior HR Business Partner, you will provide expert HR advice to key stakeholders through a HR Business Partnership model. This includes providing executives and managers with high level strategic advice, coaching and support on a broad range of complex HR issues and practices.

You will develop and maintain strong partnerships with senior managers to identify and respond to trends, people and performance hotspots, and emerging business issues and needs, and identify opportunities where People and Culture can add value to the business to build people management, workforce planning, diversity, culture and engagement, and OH&S capability.

Being a senior member of the team, you will lead and manage a HR Business Partner, and undertake a range of HR projects to support departmental priorities. Preparing succinct and high-quality briefs, reports and other correspondence on a range of employment and workforce issues is also a key component of the role.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • extensive HR business partnering and coaching experience, with highly developed consultancy and negotiation skills
  • strong understanding of relevant legislation, policies and procedures and contemporary developments in human resources management, including the Fair Work Act 2009
  • a solid understanding of current public sector approaches and contemporary HR solutions that create a positive and respectful working environment
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to engage with staff at all levels
  • highly-developed interpersonal and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and provide clear and accurate advice.

Working with us, you can make a difference not just in your career, but in the community where you work and live.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

How to apply

Apply before the advertised closing date. All applications should include:

  • a resume; and
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages).

Other relevant information

Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

DPC actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role.

Senior HR Business Partner (VPSG5)

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Full time / 8 months

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Dianne Kaminski | 0419 177 609

Senior HR Business Partner (VPSG5)