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HR Officer - Contract

Townsville, Queensland, Australia
25th October 2019
Hays - ANZ - 2301004
  • Growing Not For Profit covering North Queensland region
  • ASAP start with possible ongoing/permanent opportunity
  • Monday to Friday | 38 Hours a week

ASAP start. Join a growing NFP making a significant impact in the NQ community | HR Officer experience needed

Your new company

This temporary assignment is with a values based not for profit organisation headquartered in Townsville.

Due to rapid growth underway in service delivery to the surrounding region, they have an immediate need for a administratively sound HR Officer.

Your new role

Supporting managers & Corporate Services across North Queensland, your main focus will be on recruitment, on-boarding and general HR support services.

Day to day your duties may include:

  • Coordinating advertising and sourcing for vacant roles including advertising in various mediums
  • Pre-screening and selection of candidates including interviewing via phone and in person
  • Conducting pre-employment & compliance checks based on the role and legislative requirements
  • Updating and maintaining the databases and HR records to ensure compliance
  • On-boarding and orientating new employees in line with processes and procedures
  • Support line-mangers with ad-hoc HR projects as directed

What you'll need to succeed

To secure this assignment and the potential for long term work in a growing organisation making a significant contribution to the community, you will have demonstrated experience in recruitment and HR.

You will also need:

  • A compassionate and proactive attitude towards diversity and inclusion
  • Strong attention to detail and multi-tasking ability
  • Ability to perform efficiently under pressure and be flexible in meeting the needs of the hiring managers you are working with
  • Experience in a not for profit or in human services highly regarded
  • Full-availability to commence within the next 2 weeks.

What you'll get in return

Your impact will be felt immediately as you assist the Corporate team in their plans to expand the services they provide to the North Queensland community. Based on performance, there may be the opportunity of getting a

Alongside a competitive hourly rate, temporary and contract workers through Hays Human Resources enjoy a wide range of benefits including:

  • Weekly pay cycles
  • Nominated choice of superannuation fund
  • Simple online time-sheet submission and approval
  • No hidden costs or payroll deductions for our services
  • Regular contact with your consultant throughout the duration of your assignment and support to search for your next assignment

What you need to do now

At Hays, we take your privacy seriously. If you're interested in this opportunity, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV via our secure portal.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new opportunity in North Queensland please contact Sharon Warren, Hays expert consultant in Human Resources, at for a confidential discussion on your career.

At Hays, we value diversity and are passionate about placing people in a role where they can flourish and succeed. We actively encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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