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APS5 Recruitment / Generalist HR Officer - Contract

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
5th October 2021
Hays - ANZ - 2563344
  • Section 26 temporary transfer available
  • Flexible working options available
  • Work for an extremely interested Government agency

Federal Government Agency looking for skilled Recruitment/Generalist HR Officer

Your new company
This Government agency's role is to ensure Australia has an agile, integrated intelligence enterprise that will meet the challenges of Australia's evolving security environment.

Your new role
This role is situated within an extremely close-knit team and is mainly focused on end-to-end recruitment with a dash of generalist HR duties added in.

Your duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Conduct end-to-end recruitment process including advertising vacancies, actioning recruitment requests, processing selection outcomes and on-boarding activities
  • Conduct job sizing on all roles to be advertised
  • Assist in the sourcing of recruitment panel members and scribe
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to provide accurate and timely advice and information on all recruitment matters
  • Check and process offer letters, pre-employment documentation and on-boarding forms
  • Work closely with line managers and contacts throughout the recruitment process and supporting recruitment panels and applicants
  • Any additional generalist HR duties as required

What you'll need to succeed
To be the successful candidate in this role you will possess the following:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work to tight timeframes, and not fall to the pressure of competing priorities
  • Ability to prioritise your work whilst maintaining strong attention to detail
  • Experience in the use of an eRecruit or similar recruitment system will be highly regarded

To be eligible for the role applicants must be an Australian citizen and have the ability to obtain and maintain a Baseline security clearance.

What you'll get in return
In return you will have the opportunity to work in an extremely rewarding environment with a high performing, professional and positive team. This position will be engaged on a 6-12-month non-ongoing contract.

If you tick all the right boxes and this position is something that excites you, then APPLY NOW! This role will not last long.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or get in touch with Jessica Lester via email at

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact me for a confidential discussion on your career.

SA Licence number : LHS 297508