Workforce Manager, Projects and Portfolio

Posted 22 March 2024
Salary$130000 - $150000 per annum
Job type Contract
DisciplineChange ManagementManagement

Job description

  • Sydney CBD and Newcastle locations – some hybrid flexibility
  • 12-month fixed term contract, view to possible perm
  • $130-150k package
Our Client helps shape the future of investing and healthcare across a broad spectrum of industries by delivering leading technology-powered solutions that drive the success of their clients. Committed to the success of clients and employees and as a leading financial services, health and technology company, they continue to push innovation, be stewards in the community and operate with integrity.

The Role:

The Workforce Manager will effectively manage, report & co-ordinate the allocation of human resources for current and future demand across the portfolio of work within the organisation for projects and the portfolio. The opportunity will focus on the creation and introduction of frameworks, processes, recommendations for effective utilisation of human resources which enables delivery at scale.

Key accountabilities will include but are not limited to:
  • Working with the portfolio office in the allocation of staff to strategic initiatives based on their skills and experience.
  • Co-ordinating the gathering of information related to new hires ensuring information is kept up to date enabling effective decision making.
  • Supporting the Executive team with strategic workforce planning by providing insights and recommendations and implementing them.
  • Providing ongoing workforce management reporting to the executive leadership group to inform decision making.
  • Monitoring utilisation, workload and overtime hours for the in-flight portfolio of work.
  • Mitigating resource concerns by reallocating resources, adjusting goals, or assigning additional staff
  • Assisting with HR processes, such as payroll administration, compensation and benefit plans, and staff training
  • Collaborating on resource management with internal departments
  • Documenting and updating workforce management processes in alignment to new business opportunities ang global initiatives.
  • Completing reviews and information papers on the changes in the labour market including trends in resource management
  • Leading the gathering and maintenance of accurate data sources required for effective workforce management
The successful candidate will have the following:
  • Commercial acumen, with a customer focussed ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Effective communication with the ability to communicate across all business levels/ Supports and solicits input from team members at all levels within the organisation.
  • Proven success championing workforce management practices.
  • Ability to reinforce standard frameworks and practices on an ongoing basis.
  • Bachelor's degree in human resources management, or similar
  • A post-secondary qualification in business management or finance will be advantageous.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in resource management or logistics in a similar industry.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills
  • In-depth knowledge of market trends for labour and workforce management
To Apply:

To be eligible it is essential that applicants hold Australian Citizenship and have the ability to obtain and maintain a national police check.

If you are interested in this role, please do APPLY NOW with your resume and expression of interest in MS Word format or call Karen on 02 9200 3677 for more information.

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.