Deputy HR Manager

Canberra, Australia
23 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
05 May 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: ANU Officer 8 (Administration)
Salary package: $97,812 - $104,717 per annum plus 17% Superannuation
Terms: Full time, Fixed term (15 months).

  • HR management position;
  • Varied and interesting HR projects;
  • Collaborative work environment.

Position overview:

Due to upcoming parental leave, the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences has an opportunity for an experienced HR professional to join our team as Deputy HR Manager. The role has a broad remit including employee relations, HR project management, workplace health and safety and the provision of generalist HR advice. You will partner with the Human Resources Manager in HR service delivery and provide confident and authoritative HR advice to senior staff within the College while managing a small team of HR staff which is responsible for HR transactional processing, reporting and the provision of HR consulting services to all areas of the College. As Deputy HR Manager, you will take a leadership role in continued HR process improvement while supporting a diverse client group of professional and academic staff.

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is one of seven Colleges at ANU. The College, which is structured into two main research schools, offers degrees in more than 20 discipline areas and excels in research across the creative arts, humanities and social sciences. The College has a substantial international research presence and is a major source of national policy advice. Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their research, and 57 are members of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, or both. We also host 13 Australian Research Council Future Fellows and three ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host more than 270 lectures, concerts and exhibitions each year, most of which are open to the public. Our students, staff and graduates come from more than 60 nations, bringing a diversity of perspective to campus life.

This is a high profile role, which will suit an experienced HR practitioner who is outcomes focussed, innovative, and customer service oriented with a proven ability to manage complex cases and HR projects in a fast - paced environment. Located centrally on the ANU campus you will join an established and supportive HR team in a  College which is collegiate and collaborative; you will be provided with ongoing support for professional development and a package of generous employee benefits.

For further information please contact: Karen Ford, HR Manager

T: + 61 2 6125 6350


Closing date: 5 May 2019

Position description: Deputy HR Manager.pdf

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Application information

In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.

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