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Job Description:

The Opportunities
 
The National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA) is looking to reimagine HR and we need your skills, experience and forward thinking to help us grow our team of Human Resources (HR) professionals.
 
We procure a number of HR services through a shared service arrangement, and deliver a range of services in-house. We are looking to fill vacancies (ongoing and non-ongoing) across the following functions:
 
  • Employment Conditions (Industrial & Workplace Relations)
  • Recruitment & Entry Level Programs
  • Senior HR Generalists
 
We have a broad range of important projects for you to contribute to this year and beyond:
 
  • Negotiating and implementing the Agency’s first enterprise agreement
  • Managing workplace matters within regions across the whole of Australia, including decentralisation activities
  • Developing strategic recruitment advice and embedding workforce planning
  • Developing a best practice leadership continuum for all staff
  • Contributing to the culture of the Agency through workforce strategies around attendance, and wellbeing, developing a performance management framework, learning and development initiatives and career conversations.
 
As a new Agency the NIAA is fast paced, agile and looking to expand our expertise to align with our emerging HR priorities.  
 
We are seeking candidates with strong attention to detail who are capable of delivering practical, accurate and often complex advice, while being innovative and thinking outside the box.
 
Our HR team support a large, geographically disperse Agency, with an on the ground presence in every Australian state and Territory.
 
Our Ideal Candidates
 
To be successful, you will demonstrate technical expertise and have in-depth knowledge of relevant employment frameworks and legislation in your area or areas of professional expertise.  You will need to be comfortable with influencing and negotiating, and be adept at building relationships with key internal and external stakeholders. As a new agency we work in a dynamic and fast paced environment, our ideal candidates must be people who are business focused and can deliver under pressure to meet tight timeframes, manage competing priorities and respond quickly and flexibly to change.
 
As the lead Commonwealth Agency for Indigenous Australians, you will need to have an appreciation, awareness and understanding of issues relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities and be commitment to developing your ongoing cultural competency.
 
 
Key candidate capabilities for each classification include, but are not limited to:  
 
APS Level 4:
  • Provide professional HR advice that is accurate and in line with relevant legislation
  • Research and contribute to HR policies, talking points and projects
  • Have good attention to detail and be capable of providing advice to staff and stakeholders both internally and externally
 
APS Level 5:
  • Ability to exercise good judgement and risk management skills, identifying and escalating key issues as necessary
  • Capability to provide input into strategic HR work and provide advice on HR matters of a moderate complexity
  • Have strong written and verbal communications skills, and be confident and capable in contributing to executive briefs, researching and developing HR policies
 
APS Level 6:
  • Ability to exercise excellent judgement and risk management skills and operate under limited direction
  • Capability to design and lead on larger scale strategic HR solutions and initiatives
  • Be capable of providing advice on often complex and difficult HR matters.
  • Have strong written and verbal communications skills, and be confident in writing executive briefs, including senate estimates briefing, developing and leading policy reviews and design.
 
Our ideal candidates should be passionate about contributing to a positive, enthusiastic and driven HR and broader Corporate Services team.
 
Candidates with a tertiary qualification/s in Human Resources and related fields or those with AHRI HR certification are strongly encouraged to apply.  
 
We are committed to and encourage professional and capability development including on the job and external training, mentoring and coaching.  We work closely across agencies and collaborate on best practice and new ideas. 
 
Eligibility:
 
To be eligible for this position you must be an Australian Citizen at the closing date of application. 

The occupant must be able to obtain and maintain a Baseline level security clearance, or hold a current security clearance of an appropriate level.



How to Apply
 
If this sounds like the opportunity you are looking for, we want to hear from you! Submit an online application by Wednesday, 11 March 2020 at 11:30PM AEDT. No late applications will be accepted.
 
As part of your application you will need to provide:
 
  • Your resume/CV, including two referees
  • A one page pitch letter telling us how your skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications makes you the best person for the job – this includes addressing cultural competency.
 
 

Job Requirements:

The National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA) is looking to reimagine HR and we need your skills, experience and forward thinking to help us grow our team of Human Resources (HR) professionals. As a new Agency the NIAA is fast paced, agile and looking to expand our expertise to align with our emerging HR priorities.  
 
We are seeking candidates with strong attention to detail who are capable of delivering practical, accurate and often complex advice, while being innovative and thinking outside the box.
 
We are committed to and encourage professional and capability development including on the job and external training, mentoring and coaching.  We work closely across agencies and collaborate on best practice and new ideas. 
 
 

Occupations:

Human Resources: Academic Admissions and Advising, Compensation-Benefits Policy, Corporate Development and Training, Diversity Management-EEO-Compliance, General-Other: Human Resources, HR Systems Administration, Payroll and Benefits Administration, Recruiting-Sourcing
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Job ID:

9988

Employment Type:

Full time, Part time

Location:

Canberra, ACT, Australia

Title:

HR Professionals

Category:

Human Resources
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Posted:

26.02.2020

Salary:

$68,495.00-$94,000.00 per year