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Human Resources Business Partner - Projects - Fixed Term

East of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
14th January 2020
Cardinia Shire Council
  • Support the organisation in reinvigorating its HR framework for success
  • 12 month maximum term contract
  • Full time Band 6 role; generous remuneration package including an Accrued Day Off

About us

Located 45 kilometres east of the CBD, Cardinia Shire is one of the fastest growing regions of metropolitan Melbourne. Our shire is geographically diverse extending from the Dandenong Ranges to Westernport Bay.

Cardinia Shire Council is a dynamic and progressive organisation. We pride ourselves on our diversity and investment in our staff. Everything we do is underpinned by our Together, Different and for the Future approach, embracing collaboration and innovation across teams, with other agencies, and our community. 

What makes us unique

We are passionate about delivering our vision: 'Cardinia Shire will be developed in a planned manner to enable present and future generations to live healthy and productive lives and to enjoy the richness of the diverse and distinctive characteristics of the shire'.

We seek people with diverse experience and background, then provide you with the tools for career success. You will have access to targeted training through our learning and development programs to enable you to achieve your professional goals and excel in your role.

We offer opportunities to work flexibly; balancing your work goals with your life goals. We offer a wide range of staff benefits, including discounted gym memberships and health insurance, annual leave loading, monthly ADOs and access to our comprehensive health and wellbeing programs.

About the Role

Working closely with the Manager, People & Culture this role will support the ongoing development and implementation of key HR initiatives including, but not limited to:

  • Reviewing and implementing HR policies, procedures, frameworks, training and templates,
  • Embedding the Child Safe Standards across the organisation,
  • Devising and delivering HR related training
  • Devising a framework for our volunteer workforce.

In addition to the exciting projects you will work on, you will also support the People and Culture team in management of work as required, including:

  • Supporting with complex HR/IR matters,
  • Provide accurate and timely advice on HR activities, processes and policies, and
  • Support the implementation of L&OD development initiatives.

About you

  • To succeed in this position, you will have extensive knowledge and experience in managing a broad range of HR issues with the proven ability to manage change in a complex, and often challenging work environment.
  • You will be an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who wants to contribute to the success of our growing organisation.
  • You will have passion and drive for business improvement with outstanding collaboration and interpersonal skills. Your ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders will allow you to excel in this fast paced, yet rewarding role.
  • Sound knowledge of and experience in government sector industrial and administrative processes would be advantageous but is not essential

How to Apply

To apply for this position please complete the online application form, including your Resume and Covering Letter. You will need to address the Key Selection Criteria as part of your application. Please note that applications that do not include these may not be considered, please allow 30-60 minutes to complete this.

Cardinia Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We welcome applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with a disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore career opportunities with Cardinia Shire Council.

If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

Position Description

Human Resources Business Partner - Projects


20 Siding Ave, Officer

Job Category

Human Resources

Work Type

Max Term Full Time

Application Close Date

27/01/2020 23:00:00


From $82,990.00 To $90,000.00 (Annual Package)

Contact Name

Melissa Humphrey

Contact Phone

1300 787 624