Senior Human Resources Officer

Job Title: Senior Human Resources Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Industry: Corporate Services
Salary: AU$96000 - AU$104000.00 per annum + + Salary Packaging + Super
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH325350_1719878280
Contact Name: Sarah Ingram
Contact Email:
Job Published: Jul 02, 2024

Job Description

About the Role:
You will take the lead in a wide range of HR administrative, advisory and systems support along with strategic projects.

This is a HR generalist role and works across a number of HR portfolios. The position will provide growth, career development and the chance to work in a team that values creative thinking, flexibility and wellbeing.

This role will be a critical part of the team moving forward due to a number of exciting projects and organisational improvements.

Key duties:

  • Provide a professional, responsive and culturally appropriate HR advice support service to staff, managers and external service providers.
  • In collaboration with the People and Workforce Manager, take the lead on all aspects of HR including (but not limited to):
    • recruitment and selection
    • on-boarding and induction
    • organisational compliance (Police and Working with Children Checks)
    • learning and development
    • HR administration
    • performance management
    • remuneration
    • risk management
    • health and wellbeing
    • workplace safety
    • HR reporting
  • Manage our HRIS Employment Hero, including maintaining and updating employee records and considering where efficiencies can be created through this system for the People and Workforce program and other programs within the organisation.
  • Support the People and Workforce Manager with existing and new innovative projects such as the Workforce Development and Capability Framework and the Learning and Development Strategy.
  • The role will be a critical link between day-to-day HR processes and the above strategic projects.
  • Working with the Manager to provide HR reports and data to the business for continuous improvement.
  • Maintain land permits for all staff within the organisation.
  • Provide assistance and support in the wellbeing of staff, within a trauma informed workplace.
  • Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders with a focus on integrity, respect and accountability.
  • Implement best practice principles in work through professional and personal development with a focus on continual improvement.

Skills & Experience:
2-3 years' experience in a HR role

Relevant tertiary qualification in (e.g.) Human Resources, Psychology or Business Administration.

Understanding of community and/or government organisations (preferred)

Demonstrated experience working with online HRIS and technology

Ability to manage end-to-end recruitment processes across varied roles and programs

Demonstrated experience onboarding staff, particularly regarding relocation support and managing compliance checks

Experience coordinating training courses and supporting managers and staff with professional development advice

Providing advice to staff and managers on best practice performance management and industrial relations.

Familiarity with the SCHCADS award (preferred).

You will also have or be willing to undergo a Working with Children Check and a Police Check.

How to apply:

Email your resume to Sarah Ingram at

For any queries regarding the position or application process, contact Sarah Ingram on (03) 9087 1020.


We welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of the organisations we partner with, and the people they support. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability and lived experience to apply.

*The Employer considers gender a genuine occupational qualification for this position under Section 27 (2), (c), (e) and (g) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 and so we ask that only female applicants apply