Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE593101
This is a four (4) month fixed term, full-time position commencing ASAP with possible extension and/or permanency
The Workforce Policy and Coordination Directorate is seeking to recruit a highly motivated and committed Senior Human Resource Consultant in the Workforce Management Branch.
The Branch is responsible for building human resource management (HRM) capacity in the workforce. Activities include:
- providing broad-spectrum HRM consultancy, including advice on compliance and audit matters
- developing support resources, including web-based information
- researching best HRM practice
- developing and delivering professional learning
- managing senior executive appointments
- delivering job classification services.
The successful applicant will provide expert advice and support to employees in schools and departmental offices on human resource legislation, policies and procedures and develop solutions and recommendations on a range of HRM matters
This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our branch for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.
To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements:
- Well developed knowledge of and experience with the legislative framework and policies that impact on human resource management relevant to the public sector.
- In-depth knowledge, skills and practice in human resource management including research, planning and presentation skills and capacity to develop and deliver human resource training.
- Highly developed interpersonal and negotiation skills that demonstrate the ability to provide an effective consultancy service and influence results.
- Highly developed written communication skills in a human resource context.
- Well developed conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills strategically applied to human resource legislation, policies and practice.
Further information about this position can be found in the attached job description form (JDF).
Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements of the position. The business needs of the branch may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.
The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.
For further job related information:
Please contact Cheryl Chapman, Principal HR Consultant, by telephoning (08) 9264 5571 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.
Your application should include:
- A three (3) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements, in context of the role and business needs of the branch
- A CV of up to three (3) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
- The contact details for three (3) work related referees (one being your current line manager)
It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.
You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.
After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.
If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.
Employees will be required to:
- provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy
- obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance before commencing employment
Employees will be required to:
- complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
- complete any training specific to this role required by Department policy; and
- complete the Department’s training in Accountability and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment
The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.
Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Monday, 19 August 2019
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE
PROFORMA, FAXED, HAND DELIVERED, POSTED, EMAILED AND LATE APPLICATIONS ARE NOT ACCEPTED