First listed on: 20 November 2019

Human Resources Advisor (Part Time) 

The Opportunity
  • Are you an experienced HR Advisor?
  • Implement high quality strategies to complement scientific research strategies
  • Support CSIRO’s Oceans and Atmosphere business unit in this key role

CSIRO’s Oceans and Atmosphere is seeking to appoint a Human Resources (HR) Advisor.

As the successful candidate you will work with and support senior managers, research, engineering and support staff, and line managers to provide support in the development and implementation of a range of human resource strategies. You will deliver high quality advice, assistance, coaching and mentoring to all staff.

Your duties will include
  • Build strategic relationships with the leaders to ensure that the Business Unit has high quality HR strategies and practices which are implemented and complement research strategies in relation to activities across the entire employee lifecycle
  • Liaise with clients to determine their needs, tailoring solutions to potentially conflicting requirements, taking personal responsibility for client satisfaction, and correcting problems promptly and in a constructive manner.
  • Advise and support leaders on a range of highly complex and sensitive HR, organisational development and employee related issues including industrial relations.
  • Generate improved solutions to complex problems and resolve complaints using creativity, reasoning and past experience.
  • Undertake HR transactional tasks as required, including SAP updates and searches, report preparation and electronic filing.

Location:      Hobart TAS
Salary:          AU$98k - AU$106k plus up to 15.4% superannuation (pro rata)
Tenure:         Specified term of 12 months, part time
Reference:    64181

To be successful you will need
  • Tertiary qualifications in human resource management, organisational development or business management (or an equivalent qualification) and/or extensive knowledge of and experience within a human resources environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and significant experience in a range of HR issues (including interpretation of enterprise agreements, recruitment and selection, staff development, performance management, leadership, succession planning and workforce development) gained through relevant tertiary qualifications and demonstrated work experience
  • Strong relationship management skills and the demonstrated ability to influence advise and support leaders and managers of the business on a range of contemporary, complex HR, organisational and employee relations issues.
  • Ability to independently achieve work objectives, to meet tight timeframes and to prioritise work to meet organisational requirements.

The successful applicant may be required to obtain and provide a National Police Check or equivalent.

For details about who to contact and for more information please view Position Description

Flexible Working Arrangements

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you. Balance


At CSIRO you can be part of helping to solve big, complex problems that make a real difference to our future. We spark off each other, learn from each other, trust each other and collaborate to achieve more than we could individually in a supportive, rewarding, inclusive and truly flexible environment. 

Apply Online

To apply online, please provide a CV and cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role.

Applications Close

Friday 29 November 2019 at 11.59pm AEDT

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