Senior Director / Hr Business Partner

Australian Capital Territory

Canberra, ACT

Posted 4/6/2021

Senior Director / HR Business Partner
Full-time Temporary

Details: Two exciting opportunities will soon be available for suitably experienced individuals to perform lead roles within the branch of People and Capability.

The People and Capability branch sits within the Chief Operating Officer Group. The Organisational Development team is responsible for the planning, development and management of programs and initiatives that enhance the capability of the directorate to meet current and future business requirements.

The Senior Director, Organisational Development and HR Business Partner is responsible for the development and implementation of workforce strategies and development programs to support a values based workplace culture and high performing workforce.

Ideal candidates for these roles will be leaders with a strong, considered and engaging people focus to successfully deliver and drive a culture of respect and a desire to achieve customer service excellence. They will possess an innate ability to draw on the right skills in a contextually and environmentally appropriate manner, align team performance and develop capacity to achieve organisational objectives. Additionally, they will model commitment to continual learning, encourage ongoing development, and develop, engage and the right people to the right roles.

The ACT Public Service supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, culturally diverse people and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources, Organisational Development, Change Management, Organisational Psychology or extensive experience in these areas or related discipline is highly desirable.

Notes: There are two temporary positions available. One for April 2021 until April 2022 and one from July 2021 until July 2022. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months.

How to Apply: Applicants should provide a two page pitch addressing the skills, capabilities and responsibilities outlined in the role, as well as supplying a current curriculum vitae and the name and contact details of two referees.

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There are two temporary positions available. One for April 2021 until April 2022 and one from July 2021 until July 2022.

We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the ACT, the Ngunnawal people. We acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.

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