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Workforce Planner - Contract

Southeastern Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
21st November 2023
Hays - ANZ - 2828869

Your new company

Your new company is a local council in the southern Sydney suburbs. The Council is implementing a new payroll system which will also affect the rostering system.

Your new role

As a Workforce Planner, you will act as a Business Partner for the business' rosterers and will be the conduit between HR and Payroll.


  • Supporting the rostered business to function more strategically to ensure they have their operation's resource needs met, and ensure business continuity from one shift to the next
  • Ensuring governance and consistency across the Council for roster management, developing operating frameworks and best practice principles.
  • Using knowledge and expertise in employment conditions and how they translate from a work pattern to a pay outcome to enable forward planning.
  • Modelling any changes to proposed employment conditions (in a situation like an Enterprise Agreement negotiations or workforce changes) and determining budget and resourcing implications.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Relevant experience in a similar role supporting rosters and acting as a conduit between HR and Payroll
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines

What you'll get in return

  • Opportunity to join a collaborative team in a large local council
  • 6 months role
  • 2 days WFH
  • $100k salary equivalent

What you need to do now

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