Senior HR Advisor

Senior HR Advisor

Job Title: Senior HR Advisor
Contract Type: Contract – 2 years
Location: Atherton, Far North, Queensland, Australia
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH727_1568175668
Contact Name: Bernard Maude
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Job Published: September 11, 2019 16:21

Job Description

Senior Human Resources Advisor | Tablelands Regional Council | Atherton

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About the Role

Tablelands Regional Council are seeking a Senior Human Resources Advisor to provide advice and support to their Employees, Supervisors and Managers in Industrial Relations and Human Resources matters. This position will provide a great opportunity for a HR Generalist to develop their professional skills in a complex organisation.

The Senior HR Advisor provides coaching and mentoring to supervisors and managers to develop capability in people management. They will tackle a varied and broad ranging caseload. They will have exposure to a well-structured Organisational Culture Development program and the implementation of a new Workforce Strategy.

This is a two (2) year fixed term contract whilst the incumbent is on secondment.

Benefits of the Role

  • Flexible work options
  • Opportunity to develop professional capability in Organisational Culture and Workforce Strategy
  • Close knit and supportive work environment
  • Professional development supported by the Manager People and Culture

About the Person

The position requires strengths in interpersonal communication, influence and negotiation. The ability to work well under pressure, remain calm and maintain an objective perspective is essential. Data extraction, manipulation and analysis skills combined with excellent report writing skills Tertiary qualifications and/or experience as an HR Generalist are highly desirable.

Experience in the following areas:

  • Dealing with complex industrial and employee relations issues and challenges
  • Coaching supervisors and managers in managing performance and behaviour
  • Applying and interpreting Awards
  • Developing and maintaining HR policies and procedures

Living and Working in the Region

The Tablelands Regional Council serves a community of 25,000 and is located in Atherton, in Queensland. The council is a progressive organisation whose key strategic goals include enabling strong economies, vibrant communities, smart centres and long-term planning towards Council 2050.

Located in Far North Queensland, about 100 kilometres west of Cairns International Airport, the Tablelands is an area of outstanding natural beauty that ranges from tropical rainforest to the Gulf Savannah. The region has endless opportunities to explore and a year-round great climate attracts those who enjoy outdoor adventure sports and leisure pursuits. There are great schools, excellent medical facilities and close access to an international airport.

How to Apply

Apply with a covering letter addressing the Position section of the information pack.

Applications close: 5.00pm Monday 23 September 2019.

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