First listed on: 07 June 2024

Senior Manager HR Services

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Health Manager Level 4
Remuneration: $137,173 - $163,431 per annum + super
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ492660
Applications Close: 23 June 2024

  • Exciting new leadership position
  • Hybrid working
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The Role

This is a new role created as part of a restructure of the People and Culture Directorate. The Senior Manager HR Services will provide leadership, direction, coordination, and oversight in the delivery of excellent human resources partnering and advisory services across the District. This role is responsible for building a high performing team to deliver quality advice, support, coaching and education to people managers and staff.

The role will oversee the efficient and effective allocation of HR Business Partners across the District in line with business needs and in collaboration with the Executive, People & Culture Business Partners (PCBP), specialist functions within the People & Culture Directorate and other key internal and external stakeholders. The key functions of the team include but are not limited to: 

  • Providing HR consultancy services to people managers within a business partner model;
  • Providing HR advisory services to managers and staff to support Award, policy and legislation compliance;
  • Supporting HR processes including position description grading and management, internal and external reporting and other compliance obligations, union engagement and dispute/tribunal support; and  
  • Delivering HR education programs to managers and staff based on identified business needs and capability gaps.

Reporting to the Director Workforce Services & Business Partners, the Senior Manager HR Services will be hands on in the delivery of services when required, particularly in relation to the management of complex matters, and will work closely with other members of the People & Culture Directorate to deliver agreed outcomes in line with the District’s annual priorities and strategic objectives.

Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.

Talent Pool

This recruitment may be used to create a talent pool / eligibility list where candidates may be offered casual, ongoing permanent, or temporary full-time or part-time positions within the next 18 months.

Please note: Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.

Your claim against the selection criteria is the most important part of your application as it will help determine whether or not you have met the standard of response required by the panel to be eligible for an interview. You should read the Position Description and then address the selection criteria for the role, giving examples where required. Applicants are encouraged to review the following information on Applying for a position within NSW Health at:

Selection Criteria 

  1. Tertiary level qualifications in the disciplines of Human Resource Management, Commerce/Business, or Psychology, and/or equivalent work experience in human resources management in a large diverse public sector organisation.
  2. Demonstrated leadership capability with a proven track record of coaching, developing and empowering staff and building a high performing team.
  3. Highly developed interpersonal communication, negotiation and influencing skills with the proven capacity to interact constructively and collaboratively with a diverse range of stakeholders and maintain credible relationships at senior levels.
  4. Demonstrated high level analytical and problem solving skills, including extensive experience effectively resolving workplace disputes, conducting complex investigations, managing grievances and the ability to make representations in industrial tribunals.
  5. Proven track record working in a complex, high volume work area and successfully leading a team to manage competing demands to ensure that deadlines are met, and quality outcomes are delivered.
  6. Demonstrated ability to use data and information to provide well written insights and comprehensive reports that contribute to effective decision-making, people management solutions and continuous improvement.

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