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Head of People and Culture - Government

Posted: 07 May 2021
Location: City
Category: HR
Type: Full time
Salary: Competitive Salary including 15.4% Super!
  • Key role assisting Chief People Officer with the delivery of strategic and operational People & Culture requirements
  • Also a great step-up for a highly experienced People & Culture BP
  • Strong focus on developing & delivering workforce strategy that drives organisational excellence
  • Government-owned & world renowned centre of culture
  • Great offices - CBD
  • Competitive salary & benefits including 15.4% super
  • 18 month contract with potential for extension


This is truly a unique opportunity to be part of one of Sydney's most visited national centres of culture!


Reporting to the Chief People Officer (CPO), you will be responsible for assisting with the strategical and operational People & Culture related requirements of the 'centre' with a strong focus on workforce strategy that drives organisational excellence, delivers an agile & capable workforce, and applies best practice people management.


Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Leading the People & Culture team to ensure the delivery of effective workforce management  & People & Culture services that support corporate priorities & commercial objectives including compliance with current legislation, Australian Public Service, and EA requirements
  • Leading, mentoring, managing & developing the People & Culture team
  • Designing and delivering best-practice  workforce management including policies, procedures, systems & frameworks
  • Ensuring talent attraction strategy is embedded in the team
  • Designing organisational development and succession plan for all roles
  • Ensuring training needs assessments are conducted regularly and relevant training & development programs are sourced and delivered
  • Reviewing the performance management process to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Analysing workplace culture data and employee engagement survey results and develop & implement relevant cultural change strategy to address issues
  • Preparing workforce-related reports


Required Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience in a similar role with the Australian Public Sector (Federal | Commonwealth government preferred)
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications - Degree preferred
  • Proven ability to influence and manage high-performing teams
  • Experience in the development of workforce culture and capability and implementing org development initiatives along with managing workforce related change projects including business transformation & culture change & restructures
  • Knowledge of contemporary, best-practice approaches to people management including IR & ER, performance management, L&D practices, and an appreciation of current issues & trends within the public sector


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