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People and Culture Advisor

Advertiser: Noosa Shire CouncilMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
15 Oct 2020
Location
Sunshine Coast
Salary
$84,434.42 to $90,183.25 pro-rata annually
Work Type
Part Time
Classification
Human Resources & Recruitment, Consulting & Generalist HR

People and Culture Advisor

Are you looking to live and work in one of Australia’s premier locations and help achieve Noosa Council’s vision:

“Noosa Shire – different by nature”?

The Opportunity 

Noosa Council is seeking a People and Culture Advisor, a position that plays a key role in supporting the management of teams across various departments and is seen as a vital business partner. The successful incumbent will provide advice and guidance to leaders on all aspects of the employee life cycle including recruitment, performance management, conflict resolution, remuneration, employee engagement and industrial relations. Further, the temporary position will lead and participate in the development, coordination and implementation of a diverse range of People and Culture strategies, services, programs and projects which support the achievement of Council’s vision and operational objectives.

Working with all levels of the organisation, the Advisor's focus will be:

  • Actively build relationships with internal clients and foster a collaborative engagement approach with leaders to build capability with respect to their obligations and responsibilities as people managers.

  • Provide expert human resource advice and guidance to all leaders and employees regarding workforce planning, attraction and retention, performance management, employee relations, change management, employee development and relevant agreements, policies and legislation interpretation.

  • Lead the scoping, design, development and implementation of contemporary HRM initiatives, services, programs, policies and projects, ensuring that they are effectively linked to key organisational objectives and support the preferred organisational culture.

  • Oversee a broad range of complex and often sensitive human resource/people management related cases in partnership with business area managers and supervisors.

  • Provide high level support, advice and coaching to leaders and employees to facilitate the resolution of difficult people issues within the organisation and to enable leaders to grow their capacity to effectively fulfil their people management responsibilities and develop a positive workplace culture.

  • Lead internal investigations on employment related matters and case manage and mediate (where appropriate) workplace grievances and disciplinary related matters.

  • Build effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders including with relevant unions, specialist service providers, LGAQ and other industry bodies.

  • Provide support and specialist advice relating to employee relations and industrial relations matters and participate in union/employee negotiations.

  • Participate in the development of People & Culture strategies and plans.

  • Support organisational change initiatives.

  • Provide Human Resources Planning (HRP) coaching and support to leaders and managers to assist them to develop work force plans that align the needs of the organisation with those of its workforce.

  • Undertake position evaluations including conducting positions analysis, classification and remuneration reviews, position redesigns and organisational structural reviews/design.

  • Provide advice and support to other team members, including coaching and mentoring, to share ideas and expertise and to improve branch operations and service delivery.

Vacancy Details

  • Position Status: Temporary Part Time (12 month appointment) (The incumbent will be working approximately 50 hours a fortnight. The confirmed days of work will be agreed with the successful applicant however they must be available to work on a Thursday and Friday)

  • Department: Executive Services 

  • Branch: People and Culture 

  • Advertised: Internal and External 

  • Position Classification: Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream A) Award - State 2017 (Div. 2, S1)

  • Position Remuneration: Level 6 ($84,434.42 to $90,183.25) pro-rata annually plus Council benefits of annual leave loading and superannuation. Note applicants are generally appointed at the starting range of the specified salary.

  • Closing Date: 5:00pm (AEST) Friday 30 October 2020

About You

You will have considerable experience in the development and delivery of contemporary human resource management practices, policies and programs within a diverse organisation including workforce planning, employee relations, performance management and learning and development. Further, you will have degree qualifications in Human Resource Management or equivalent and significant demonstrated experience as a HR practitioner.

About Us

Noosa Council is located at the northern end of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. Covering an area of 871km2, Noosa has a proud history of preserving its natural environment and is recognised by UNESCO as a Biosphere Reserve. The region offers a unique mix of stunning beaches, national parks, lakes and lush hinterland, which makes it one of the greatest places in Australia to live and work.

Council's vision is underpinned by our beliefs. When working towards our Noosa Vision 2037, Council will focus on:

  • Respect: Respect for the diversity of opinions and beliefs in our community

  • Inclusion: Access to participatory and democratic processes

  • Responsiveness: As a Council, being connected with our community

  • Authenticity: Understand our history and learning from our past. 

Noosa Council is a supportive and passionate team built around openness and informality. The staff have together defined how they want to operate as a Council. These values include:

  • Community: Working hand in hand with our community

  • Innovation: Striving for better ways to do things

  • Sustainability: Managing environmental, social and economic resources for the future 

Our Commitment to Our Valued Employees

Noosa Council is committed to workplace diversity, health and well-being, work life balance, progression, and maintaining our supportive team orientated culture. To achieve this we offer a range of benefits and opportunities:

  • Wellness initiatives

  • Flex time

  • Annual flu vaccination program

  • Fitness Passport (an external company allowing its members to access local health and fitness centres)

  • Employee assistance program 

  • Secondments

  • Job sharing

  • Paid parental Leave

  • Mid-career break

  • Career progression 

  • Training and development

  • Study assistance

  • Graduated retirement

How to Apply

For further information or to apply for this role, visit Council's website: https://applynow.net.au/jobs/ni/ZZ0517

Applications close 5:00pm (AEST), Friday 30 October 2020.

Please contact Brent Stephens, People and Culture Manager on (07) 5329 6274 for any further information regarding the position.

Are you looking to live and work in one of Australia’s premier locations and help achieve Noosa Council’s vision:

“Noosa Shire – different by nature”?

The Opportunity 

Noosa Council is seeking a People and Culture Advisor, a position that plays a key role in supporting the management of teams across various departments and is seen as a vital business partner. The successful incumbent will provide advice and guidance to leaders on all aspects of the employee life cycle including recruitment, performance management, conflict resolution, remuneration, employee engagement and industrial relations. Further, the temporary position will lead and participate in the development, coordination and implementation of a diverse range of People and Culture strategies, services, programs and projects which support the achievement of Council’s vision and operational objectives.

Working with all levels of the organisation, the Advisor's focus will be:

  • Actively build relationships with internal clients and foster a collaborative engagement approach with leaders to build capability with respect to their obligations and responsibilities as people managers.

  • Provide expert human resource advice and guidance to all leaders and employees regarding workforce planning, attraction and retention, performance management, employee relations, change management, employee development and relevant agreements, policies and legislation interpretation.

  • Lead the scoping, design, development and implementation of contemporary HRM initiatives, services, programs, policies and projects, ensuring that they are effectively linked to key organisational objectives and support the preferred organisational culture.

  • Oversee a broad range of complex and often sensitive human resource/people management related cases in partnership with business area managers and supervisors.

  • Provide high level support, advice and coaching to leaders and employees to facilitate the resolution of difficult people issues within the organisation and to enable leaders to grow their capacity to effectively fulfil their people management responsibilities and develop a positive workplace culture.

  • Lead internal investigations on employment related matters and case manage and mediate (where appropriate) workplace grievances and disciplinary related matters.

  • Build effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders including with relevant unions, specialist service providers, LGAQ and other industry bodies.

  • Provide support and specialist advice relating to employee relations and industrial relations matters and participate in union/employee negotiations.

  • Participate in the development of People & Culture strategies and plans.

  • Support organisational change initiatives.

  • Provide Human Resources Planning (HRP) coaching and support to leaders and managers to assist them to develop work force plans that align the needs of the organisation with those of its workforce.

  • Undertake position evaluations including conducting positions analysis, classification and remuneration reviews, position redesigns and organisational structural reviews/design.

  • Provide advice and support to other team members, including coaching and mentoring, to share ideas and expertise and to improve branch operations and service delivery.

Vacancy Details

  • Position Status: Temporary Part Time (12 month appointment) (The incumbent will be working approximately 50 hours a fortnight. The confirmed days of work will be agreed with the successful applicant however they must be available to work on a Thursday and Friday)

  • Department: Executive Services 

  • Branch: People and Culture 

  • Advertised: Internal and External 

  • Position Classification: Queensland Local Government Industry (Stream A) Award - State 2017 (Div. 2, S1)

  • Position Remuneration: Level 6 ($84,434.42 to $90,183.25) pro-rata annually plus Council benefits of annual leave loading and superannuation. Note applicants are generally appointed at the starting range of the specified salary.

  • Closing Date: 5:00pm (AEST) Friday 30 October 2020

About You

You will have considerable experience in the development and delivery of contemporary human resource management practices, policies and programs within a diverse organisation including workforce planning, employee relations, performance management and learning and development. Further, you will have degree qualifications in Human Resource Management or equivalent and significant demonstrated experience as a HR practitioner.

About Us

Noosa Council is located at the northern end of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. Covering an area of 871km2, Noosa has a proud history of preserving its natural environment and is recognised by UNESCO as a Biosphere Reserve. The region offers a unique mix of stunning beaches, national parks, lakes and lush hinterland, which makes it one of the greatest places in Australia to live and work.

Council's vision is underpinned by our beliefs. When working towards our Noosa Vision 2037, Council will focus on:

  • Respect: Respect for the diversity of opinions and beliefs in our community

  • Inclusion: Access to participatory and democratic processes

  • Responsiveness: As a Council, being connected with our community

  • Authenticity: Understand our history and learning from our past. 

Noosa Council is a supportive and passionate team built around openness and informality. The staff have together defined how they want to operate as a Council. These values include:

  • Community: Working hand in hand with our community

  • Innovation: Striving for better ways to do things

  • Sustainability: Managing environmental, social and economic resources for the future 

Our Commitment to Our Valued Employees

Noosa Council is committed to workplace diversity, health and well-being, work life balance, progression, and maintaining our supportive team orientated culture. To achieve this we offer a range of benefits and opportunities:

  • Wellness initiatives

  • Flex time

  • Annual flu vaccination program

  • Fitness Passport (an external company allowing its members to access local health and fitness centres)

  • Employee assistance program 

  • Secondments

  • Job sharing

  • Paid parental Leave

  • Mid-career break

  • Career progression 

  • Training and development

  • Study assistance

  • Graduated retirement

How to Apply

For further information or to apply for this role, visit Council's website: https://applynow.net.au/jobs/ni/ZZ0517

Applications close 5:00pm (AEST), Friday 30 October 2020.

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