Senior Human Resources Adviser (VPSG5)

Job posted: 16/07/2021
Applications close: 09/08/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / to 30 June 2022

Organisation: Commission for Children and Young People

Salary: $101,120 - $122,348

Occupation: Human Resources

Reference: VG/629549

Reference: VG/629549

Occupation: Human Resources

Salary Range: $101,120 - $122,348

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Commission is an independent statutory body that promotes improvement in policies and practices affecting the safety and wellbeing of Victorian children and young people. It has a particular focus on vulnerable children and young people. The position sits within the Corporate Services team. This team supports organisational performance and operations of the Commission through the delivery of corporate and strategic planning, human resources, finance, information and technology management, governance and communications and media. The team provides support for the Commission to deliver on its objective of ensuring the safety and wellbeing of Victorian children and young people.

About the role

Reporting to the Manager, Corporate Services, the Senior HR Adviser will work closely with and provide specialist advice to the Senior Management Team, Executive Officers and other internal stakeholders on the full suite of human resource functions including recruitment, employee relations, industrial relations, performance management, workforce planning, employee wellbeing, attraction and retention, learning and development and payroll.

The Senior HR Adviser will play a key role in the development and delivery of various HR projects including but not limited to:

  • Relevant actions and employment initiatives derived from the Commission's Reconciliation Action Plan.
  • The development and implementation of the Commission's first Gender Equality Action Plan.
  • Relevant actions arising from the 2021 People Matter Survey.
  • The development and review of HR policies. 

The successful candidate will have:

  • Proven generalist capability across the HR function including but not limited to employee relations, industrial relations, recruitment, change management and other employee relationship matters
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to produce high quality written material
  • Capacity to set priorities and maintain constructive behaviours within a complex, busy and quickly changing environment
  • Demonstrated collaborative approach to work, including through seeking input and ideas for own work and contributing to the achievement of team and Commission goals.

A tertiary qualification in a relevant field is desirable, but not essential.   

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

What we can offer you

  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • A friendly and supportive working environment.Training and development opportunities
  • Trainng and development opportunities


Applications close Monday 2 August 2021

How to Apply

Please include a resume and covering letter.

There will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond. There is no need to respond to the selection criteria itself.

The Commission is committed to diversity and strongly encourages people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from different cultural backgrounds, LGBTI and people with disabilities.

The Commission is headed by the Principal Commissioner, Liana Buchanan, and the Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young People, Justin Mohamed

Senior Human Resources Adviser (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / to 30 June 2022

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Clara Sisa, Senior Human Resources Adviser | 0459 470 303

Senior Human Resources Adviser (VPSG5)