HR Advisor - Projects

Job No: SSC278
Location: Sutherland


Things We’ll Trust You With:

  • You will take the lead in the project underway to develop a contemporary employment practices suite which is simple and easy to navigate, interpret and implement.
  • Your work will provide clarity of Council’s expectations to employees and management.
  • You will bring to the team your research capabilities, industrial knowledge and an ability to interpret and analyse information and issues to inform strategy and policy development.
  • You will be solution focused – you will think outside the box, seeking creative ways to problem-solve and continuously improve processes and procedures.

Things You’ll Do:

  • Working closely with the Manager People & Culture, you will help drive one of our priority projects, and support another, within Corporate Support.
  • You will review and analyse current employment determinations and practices in line with best practice, the industrial framework, resourcing requirements and organisational culture.
  • You will lead the development of a suite of employment practices including effective project and change management.
  • You will have a role in supporting the review and negotiation of new employment practices (including the Core Enterprise Agreement) for organisational wide benefit, working with the boarder project team.
  • You will utilise your strong influencing skills and passion for educating and developing others to help build people capability and effectively roll-out organisational change.

 Things You’ll Be Proud Of:

  • You will be passionate about HR (just as much as we are)!
  • You will be proud of the positive impact you make for our people, business units and community.
  • Achieving organisational outcomes which bring about real and tangible improvements.
  • Being a positive brand ambassador for Sutherland Shire Council.
  • Working for an organisation which has our community at the heart of all that we do.

 The Fine Print:

  • Apply by responding to our online application questions and submitting your resume and a cover letter outlining why we are a great fit!
  • Get your application in by 10pm: Monday 9 August 2021
  • Package Range: $82,000 - $87,000 gross per annum plus 10% superannuation.
  • Hours of work: Temporary Full Time 35 hours per week with option of working a 19 day month flextime arrangement (1 day off a month). Position is expected to be available for up 12 months.

Keen To Learn More?

  • Click on the link to check out the Position Description
  • Reach out to Amanda Edwards - for any job specific enquiries
  • Breanna Rivers -, Talent Acquisition Business Partner, can assist with any recruitment related enquiries .
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About Us

If you want to make a difference and be part of a challenging and rewarding working environment, then joining us just might be the right career move for you! Join a passionate and dedicated team covering a diversity of services, industries and occupations.

At Sutherland Shire Council we do more than serve our community – we are our community. Our energy can be seen in everything we do. From having a can-do attitude, to embracing change and opportunities, being people-centred and working together as one.