Human Resources Business Partner

January 25, 2023
Application ends: September 11, 2023

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Job Description

Full Job Description

  • Utilise your human resources expertise to provide support and advice to Employee and Workplace Relations
  • Ongoing opportunity to work with a high-performing and passionate team in the Victorian Public Service
  • VPS Grade 5: $103,920 – $114,828 plus superannuation

Based from Shepparton, Wangaratta or Wodonga locations.

About the Business Unit
This position will initially report into Corporate Governance and Support Group and manage a team of HR specialists in the effective and efficient delivery of payroll, rostering, recruitment, Workforce Development and Occupational Health & Safety.
This position will soon be repointed into People, Safety and Culture where core functions span the breadth of workplace cultural, and people matters, including human resources policy and strategy; organisational culture and change; recruitment, redeployment, and retention; performance and development; pay, benefits and workforce reporting; occupational health and safety management; and employment regulations.

About the Role
As a HR Business Partner, you will partner with senior executives and stakeholders implementing a number of HR initiatives to increase engagement and capability. You will have a focus on delivering real value to the business, helping it achieve its core business outcomes.
You will contribute to HR strategy and assist with operational change management programs. This position will contribute to HR initiatives and provide advice to managers on HR related issues such as managing people, resolving conflict, performance management, early resolution solutions of workplace relations matters, change management, workforce and succession planning, health, safety and wellbeing and culture.
The HR Business Partner will operate as part of a large, centralised HR team which includes both strategic and operational focused professionals.
With a direct line to the executive members of the client group, you will play an important role in connecting a complex matrix reporting structure and delivering people focused solutions.

About you

As our ideal candidate you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in delivering organisational development related projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing advice on workplace matters, performance management, workplace change, employee development and industrial relations.
  • Experience in the provision of HR services in a large complex organisation.


  • A qualification in human resources, organisational development, business and/or other relevant fields.

How to Apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

For all VPS employees, due to the new Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) policy, please apply through the JSE to be eligible to be considered for this position in the first round.

The department is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with the department’s obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic). Therefore, there is a requirement that all DJCS employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes.

Upon commencement of employment with the department you will be required to provide evidence that you have an up-to-date vaccination status within the timelines specified by the department into the DJCS Service Portal.