AO6 Senior HR Business Partner

Posted 02 November 2023
Salary$84781 - $90534 per annum
Job type Contract
DisciplineHR & Recruitment

Job description

Our client, a QLD State Government department, is seeking a part time (4 days a week) Senior Human Resources Business Partner.

About the Role
As a Senior Human Resources (HR) Business Partner, you will be a vital part of our client’s team, providing essential HR advice directly to leaders and employees. Your responsibilities will include supporting workforce and capability planning, workforce profiling, recruitment and selection processes, HR policy interpretation, employee relations, change management, and learning and development matters. You will collaborate closely with all areas of P&C to ensure seamless service delivery and involve specialist HR advisors for complex matters.

In this role, you will be valued for building strong relationships with clients, understanding their business needs, providing tailored HR assistance, and championing ongoing process improvement and change initiatives. Additionally, your proactive approach to fostering a capable, engaged, and healthy workforce will be highly appreciated.

Key Responsibilities
  • Your key responsibilities as a Senior HR Business Partner will include:
  • Proactively understanding the business operations and HR needs of the business.
  • Providing an internal consultancy service to leaders and staff across the business, including employee relations, interpreting, and applying public sector legislation, directives, policies, and agreements to manage complex and sensitive employee matters.
  • Preparing expert advice and advocacy for tribunals and commissions.
  • Assisting leaders and managers with workforce and succession planning.
  • Providing advice and support to managers and staff with their performance and development planning.
  • Offering advice, early intervention, and case management for Workplace Health, Safety, and Rehabilitation.
  • Undertaking research and analysis to develop advice, policy, and strategic documents relating to complex employment matters.
  • Collaborating with P&C colleagues to deliver seamless customer service and specific HR expertise when needed.
  • Maintaining knowledge of contemporary HR practices and seeking opportunities for improvements in line with business direction.

Key Capabilities
As a Senior HR Business Partner, you will be valued for the following key capabilities:

  • Leads strategically: Thinks critically and acts on the broader purpose of the system.
  • Stimulates ideas and innovation: Gathers insights and embraces new ideas and innovation to inform future practice.
  • Leads change in complex environments: Embraces change and leads with focus and optimism in an environment of complexity and ambiguity.
  • Makes insightful decisions: Makes considered, ethical, and courageous decisions based on insight into the broader context.
  • Develops and mobilizes talent: Strengthens and mobilizes the unique talents and capabilities of the workforce.
  • Builds enduring relationships: Builds and sustains relationships to enable the collaborative delivery of customer-focused outcomes.
  • Inspires others: Inspires others by driving clarity, engagement, and a sense of purpose.
  • Drives accountability and outcomes: Demonstrates accountability for the execution and quality of results through professionalism, persistence, and transparency.
  • Fosters an inclusive workplace: Fosters an inclusive workplace where health, safety, and wellbeing are promoted and prioritized.
  • Pursues continuous growth: Pursues opportunities for growth through agile learning and the development of self-awareness.
  • Demonstrates sound governance: Maintains a high standard of practice through governance and risk management.

While not mandatory, an undergraduate or higher degree qualification in Human Resource Management would be highly regarded. If you are an experienced Senior HR Business Partner who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of Queenslanders, we encourage you to apply for this role. 

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.