APS 6 Human Resource Managers/Advisers

The National Archives is looking to create a pool of APS 6 HR practitioners to fill roles as they arise in the fields of professional development, work health and safety, rehabilitation, payroll, recruitment and strategic planning. Applicants do not need experience across all duties to be considered for a role.

Human Resource Managers/Advisers support the People and Culture Section to deliver a high level of service to the National Archives. The successful applicant/s will be expected to have strong customer service skills particularly when providing sound advice and guidance across various functions within the People and Culture Section. Additionally, this role may be responsible for providing strong support and operational supervision to other team members.

The main duties of the roles may include:

  • Under limited guidance and direction lead and manage a small team and work closely with all HR sections to provide a comprehensive level of HR support to the agency.
  • Manage and coordinate the relevant HR functions across the National Archives.
  • Provide advice and support to managers and employees, including the interpretation of relevant legislation, industrial agreements, policies and procedures.
  • Analyse HR metrics and data to identify trends, develop insights and make data-driven recommendations to employees, managers and the executive.
  • Research and develop reports, submissions and correspondence on a range of HR matters and projects.
  • Develop and maintain effective, professional relationships with relevant internal and external stakeholders.
  • Support the management of employee relations cases, including dispute resolution and investigations.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of HR initiatives, policy and process improvements.
  • Assist with drafting and developing executive briefs, committee papers and Questions on Notice.
  • Assist with reporting activities and regular audits, ensuring sufficient record keeping and compliance requirements are undertaken and met.
  • Identify and deliver developments and innovations to enhance service delivery and the customer experience.
  • Take responsibility of a self-managed workload by meeting deadlines, making decisions within parameters and escalating complex issues as necessary.
  • Promote and apply the APS and National Archives values and contemporary people management principles and practices in equity and diversity, WHS and participative management practices.


For more information and to apply, please refer to the Job Listing on our Vacancies page.

Applications close 01 October 2023.

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