Human Resources Business Adviser | Melbourne - CBD

Human Resources Business Adviser

Application Close Date: 24-Feb-2019
Melbourne - CBD
Community Corrections
Position Type:
Fixed term - full time
$96,942 - $117,293
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Following a period of review and restructure, the Specialised Offender Management and Treatment Service (SOATS) has created the new position of Human Resources Business Adviser on a Fixed Term basis (until 31/12/19). This role represents a fantastic opportunity to gain rare and challenging experiences during a dynamic period of change within the Department of Justice and Community Safety.

The Business Unit

The Specialised Offender Assessment and Treatment Service (SOATS) is a business unit within the Offender Management Division provides a system of assessment, management and intervention across prisons and Community Correctional Services to affect behaviour change and reduce reoffending. SOATS is a large scale and multi-faceted business unit that delivers highly specialised clinical services.

The Service and Systems Development area provides oversight, monitoring and reform of clinical service delivery across the state, including across both prisons and community corrections. This area has responsibility for the management and maintenance of the technological systems that support service delivery and continuous improvement. 

The Role

The Human Resources Business Advisor is located within the Service Reform team. Under the direction of the Human Resources Business Partner, the position will focus on organisational design, change management and industrial relations. Core to being successful in this role will be a positive and flexible attitude, a respectful and practical approach to change management and experience operating within a human resources environment regulated both by policy and an enterprise agreement.

As the successful applicant you will assume responsibility for:

  • Representing the unit in a range of internal, interdepartmental and external agency committees, forums and conferences.
  • Manage highly sensitive information and complete complex correspondence, including letters, memorandums and briefings as instructed.
  • Resolve complex and sensitive issues and problems with system wide impact involving a number of internal and external stakeholders and requiring integrated solutions, including human resources and industrial relations.
  • Manage complex industrial and organisational change processes.
  • Develop and manage the implementation of high priority, high profile service reforms.
  • Create, amend, draft and review human resource models, policies and frameworks for consideration.

The Requirements

  • Demonstrated capability and experience as a human resource practitioner with breadth and depth across recruitment, change management and/or industrial relations
  • Due to the importance and complexity of the documentation handled in this role, strong attention to detail is a must.

 What's on Offer

  • An opportunity to play a key role in Offender Management and Treatment during a period of dynamic change within this division.
  • Whilst this role is a contract position it could represent an excellent step up or in to the Victorian Public Service.
  • Competitive salaries, generous leave entitlements, including annual leave loading, salary sacrifice, paid parental leave, and the opportunity to purchase additional leave.
  • Professional development; including support and training tailored towards your goals.

How to apply

For more information on the accountabilities for the role please refer to the position description attached.  Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Applications close: 24th February 2019

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