|Posting||Human Resources Manager (Manager – People and Capability)|
|Job Employer||West Arnhem Regional Council|
|Location||Government – Local|
|Job posted||May 29, 2022|
|Job Sector||Government – Local|
Human Resources Manager (Manager – People and Capability)
Previous applicants need not apply
Located in the heart of the Beautiful Kakadu National Park, Jabiru, NT
About us & The work!
We are a value’s driven organisation, working in partnership with the community in West Arnhem in the NT. We are genuinely focused on delivering a range of local government services to improve employment, health and wellbeing in the region as well as core essential services like waste management, maintenance of parks & gardens, and the delivery of community and commercial services.
As an organisation with more than 200 people we are searching for the right person to join us in this exciting People & Culture Management role, as we move into the next phase of growth & improvement of community services in the region.
About the role
Reporting into the Director of Organisational Growth, as a member of the senior management group & leading a core team of 5 fantastic individuals, this role is focused on broad HR knowledge, skills and leadership to the organisation. With your team and the support of the Director of Organisational Growth, key responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:
- Driving employee attraction, recruitment and retention
- Continuing to build and manage on-boarding and induction
- Owning payroll, including leave balance tracking
- Developing and driving learning and development
- Developing workforce planning and career journey mapping
- Reviewing and enhancing reward and recognition
- Owning and managing workplace health and safety
- Owning our employee wellbeing plans
To be successful in this role you will ideally be tertiary qualified with a proven track record in Human Resources and all that relates to – from generalist HR, IR, OHS, HR policies and procedures, recruitment, onboarding, payroll, L&D and strategy development and delivery.
You have excellent communication skills, you are a collaborative leader, empowering the people you lead, with an understanding of the community environment you will be leading in.
You are comfortable using the Microsoft office program suit, record management systems, and integrated business systems. While not essential, it would be beneficial to have an understanding & appreciation of indigenous culture and living and working in remote communities.
The perks; we offer a fair remuneration package, 6 weeks paid annual leave, 12.5% super, almost free housing to accommodate you & your family if you had one you wanted to bring with and 50 000km of the stunning Australian outback to explore in your down time!
If you are ready for the next step in your career and this sounds like the opportunity for you – please email
to request a recruitment pack & position description or to submit your application.
Applications close: Sunday 12 June 2022
You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.