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HR Consultant

Apply now Job no: 504425
Work type: Full Time
Vacancy type: Internal Vacancy
Categories: Human Resources

  • Salary Package: From $107,807 - $116,886 p.a. (Level 7), inclusive of 17% employer superannuation.
  • Appointment Types: Fixed term - 12 months; Fixed term - 2 years

The Role
The Office of Human Resources have several exciting opportunities existing for suitably qualified HR Consultants to join this high performing team.

Reporting to the HR Client Manager, you will:

  • Provide advice and support to managers and staff on HR policy, procedures and processes, including selection, performance management processes and change management.
  • Collaborate with specialist HR functions to implement projects aimed at improving HR service within a specific client group.
  • Identify and implement initiatives aimed at improving HR service within specific client groups
  • Coach and support managers through performance management processes.
  • Be able to respond proactively in a complex and transformative environment

About You
As an important part of the Human Resources team that develops and manages relationships with key stakeholders across the University, your experience gained in a similar role will be essential in providing support and advice to managers, staff and candidates on HR policies and processes.

Collaboration with specialist HR functions to implement initiatives and projects aimed at improving HR service within and across client groups is key to achieving aligned business goals.  Your experience with enterprise agreements, HR policies and their application will enable you to establish effective working relationships with your clients using outstanding written and verbal communication skills, thereby engaging their support and trust.

Your proactive nature, high level of energy, flexibility and resilience, whilst maintaining confidentiality, discretion and professionalism, will see you thrive in a role where you will work in collaboration with others to achieve shared goals.

About Us
Human Resources provides support and advice to all academic and professional staff relating to the attraction, selection, performance, development and remuneration of the University's workforce. It also oversees the development of its leadership and management and ensures the University complies with relevant workforce legislation. We play an integral role in supporting the University’s transformation agenda to meet our strategic goals.

The HR Client Services teams develop and manage relationships with key stakeholders across the University and its entities, providing support and advice to staff at all levels within the faculties and offices.  Consultation with the HR specialist teams, including Recruitment, Employee Relations, Health and Safety, Organisation and Staff Development and Payroll ensures optimal advice and service delivery, implementation of initiatives and programs aimed at improving HR service and /or meeting specific organisational needs, goals and strategies.

To Apply
To be considered for this position, please apply online and attach your resume and a separate cover letter that outlines how you meet to the selection criteria below:

  • Providing advice and support to clients on a broad range of HR issues, particularly recruitment and selection and performance management processes.
  • Demonstrated experience in organisational design including work analysis, job design, job analysis and evaluation.
  • Providing advice and developing client focused solutions through the interpretation and application of Enterprise Agreements, HR policies and processes.
  • The ability to build and maintain positive relationships with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience in participating in HR related projects.

For further information regarding this role please view the position description

Position Description:Download FileHR Consultant.pdf

General Enquiries: Selma Tas, HR Consultant on

Location: Macquarie University (North Ryde)

This position requires criminal record and qualifications checking.

Macquarie University is an EO Employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); Indigenous Australians, people who identify as GLBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Applications need to be submitted through the Macquarie University online recruitment system. Where circumstances such as disability or remote location prohibit your access to our online system please contact the enquiries person listed in this advertisement for assistance.


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Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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