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HR Business Partner

Job No: 110508
Location: Quirindi, NSW

  • Are you an experienced HR professional? Join a newly created People & Culture Team within this progressive council!
  • Fantastic opportunity to utilise your experience in a rewarding position where you can see the impact you make day to day!
  • Enjoy an attractive base salary up to $80,000 PLUS super, salary sacrificing options, fortnightly RDO, relocation assistance & more!

About the Organisation

Liverpool Plains Shire is a vibrant, dynamic and economically strong rural area located four hours north of Sydney, 45 minutes south of the regional centre of Tamworth, and less than 2 hours to the beautiful Hunter Valley. The region has a rich agricultural history and picturesque beauty encompassing the foothills of the Great Dividing Range and the sweeping expanse of the fertile Liverpool Plains. The area offers the opportunity for a true rural lifestyle in a friendly atmosphere with excellent transport links.

Serving a population of around 8,000 residents, Liverpool Plains Shire Council has an annual budget of approximately $25m and a staff of 132. Council offers a range of benefits to employees including a 9 day fortnight, training and study assistance.

About the Opportunity

Liverpool Plains Shire Council is now seeking a full-time HR Business Partner to join their team in Quirindi, NSW.

Reporting to the People and Culture Manager, this varied position will see you responsible for working in partnership with the organisation to deliver high quality Human Resources support that leads to sound organisational outcomes.

More specifically, some of your duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Delivering professional HR and IR operational guidance and advice, and acting as the first point of contact for general HR queries;
  • Developing, implementing and reviewing Council's policies and procedures, ensuring they meet legislative, best practice and organisational requirements;
  • Partnering with Hiring Managers throughout the recruitment process, including co-ordinating Induction Program and other Learning and Development supports as required;
  • Maintaining the HR databases and system, providing statistical reports when required; and
  • Undertaking special projects in the area of HR Management from time to time.

To download a full position description, please click here.

About You

This role may be well suited to an HR professional looking to take the next step up from an HR Advisor/Officer position, or an HR Business Partner/Manager who's simply looking for a new challenge to sink their teeth into!

The successful candidate will hold a Cert IV in Human Resources, or possess demonstrated equivalent experience within the HR function. An excellent communicator, you will have well developed interpersonal and influential skills, including the ability to build effective working relationships across all levels of stakeholders.

Due to the nature of the role, it's important you have some experience in the negotiation, facilitation and resolution of complex and/or sensitive issues. Contemporary industry knowledge and demonstrated generalist HR experience is essential, including the provision of solutions focused advice. Although not essential, previous local government experience will be highly regarded.

Strong attention to detail and the ability to calmly manage a number of competing priorities will be critical to your success.

Most importantly, Council is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual with a positive attitude and passion for constructive change.

Please Note: A current Driver's Licence is a requirement of this role.

About the Benefits

This is an exciting opportunity to become involved with an organisation that is dedicated to driving positive change throughout the shire. Council is undergoing a period of positive change, and there's no better time to join - play a key part in the forward progress of the HR function!

In return for your hard work and enthusiasm, you will receive attractive base salary of up to $80,000 (commensurate with experience and qualifications) plus super and salary packaging options. Relocation assistance is available, and you will enjoy a healthy work-life balance within this family-friendly workplace, working a 9 day fortnight and having access to flexibility regarding working hours.

In addition, this role presents ongoing opportunity for career development and quick progression for the right candidate.

If you are looking to grow your HR career while making a positive impact on the community - Apply Now!

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