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Accounting and Finance

Senior Management Level (EL2 and above)


Director, Management Accounting

This experienced financial management professional and CPA has a strong track record of leadership and management to EL2 level in both the private and public sectors.  Seeking a new challenge and an opportunity to make a difference, they are well suited to a small-medium sized agency requiring a strong people manager. 

Rate / Salary:
$140K + Super

Security Clearance:
Not current

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong management accountant with excellent analytical capabilities, strong ability to support leaders with value add information
  • Strong experience managing boards and finance committees
  • Strong experience as CFO of smaller agencies, and Director level in larger agencies
  • Skilled people Manager, able to build positive, progressive teams
  • Good with systems and process improvement, implementing lasting change
Our Assesment:

We know this candidate to be a steady, safe pair of hands with excellent management capabilities.  They would love a smaller agency CFO or Deputy CFO role, but would settle for a good EL2 role in a larger agency to get back into the APS. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent, Commonwealth or ACT Govt.
Availability:
4-6 weeks notice

Reference #:
8987

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Financial Controller / Director, Finance

This high performing CA qualified accountant has a strong track record delivering results for private and Commonwealth clients through the Big 4, and more recently direct consulting. With 8 year's experience, excellent technical capabilities and a great attitude, they will be in high demand.  

Rate / Salary:
$130 - $150K + Super

Security Clearance:
Positive Vetting

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong technical background, tax, assurance and financial management advisory. Has maintained private clients including within building industry
  • Strong problem solver, able to communicate and relate to a broad range of stakeholders to provide solutions
  • Strong experience setting up strong financial frameworks around asset management, impairments, capitalization of assets and related controls.
  • Background consulting to listed entities and large company groups
Our Assesment:

A strong communicator whose references indicate someone about to hit their straps, this easily likeable and outgoing character is looking for that mentor that will stretch them to be a CFO of the future. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or long term contracts
Availability:
4 week's notice

Reference #:
36701

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Management Accountant - strong on systems

This bright and motivated CPA qualified accountant has had a career in the APS up to EL2 CFO and SES Band 1 Assistant Secretary level. 

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super; $145/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Internal budgets and management reporting
  • Strong SAP knowledge and general financial systems competency, reporting development + business analysis capability around systems
  • Exceptional writing skills, strong on business case development and writing complex submissions 
  • Strong fundamental understanding of government financial frameworks

 

 

Our Assesment:

Having completed a number of contracts very successfully for HorizonOne, we know this candidate to be a strong performer who can problem solve and add value. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Min. 6-12 month contracts or perm
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
209

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878


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Management Level EL1


EL1 Management Accountant

This candidate has more recently been working with Government in a business facing, management accounting role. Previous to this, they have strong private sector accounting expertise in quality businesses. They are seeking a move from where they are to find a more interesting and challenging opportunity. 

Rate / Salary:
$104K

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Budgeting / Forecasting / Costing / Analysis
  • Oracle / SAP / TM1
  • CA Qualified
  • Strong commercial acumen / good communicator
Our Assesment:

This candidate will do well in an interesting, analytical role where they can step out of the cyclical accounting and add value through problem solving and performance improvement. They have good technical skills and can engage broadly with stakeholders across a business to develop good working relationships. 

Better suited to management accounting / financial analyst roles. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or long term contract
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
28952

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

Finance Manager/Senior Financial Accountant

This CA qualified candidate's had 5 year's experience to Senior Accountant level in a premium tax/business services firm supported by over a year in commercial accounting in the property space. With a keen passion for development/property/construction, they are looking to work with a medium sized developer/builder or related business. 

Rate / Salary:
$110 - $125K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong taxation and sound financial/technical accounting capabilities
  • Strong property sector and development experience
  • Solid team leadership experience leading a team of 3 staff (part qualified)
Our Assesment:

This easily likeable, communicative and well-rounded character will give the next opportunity everything they have and will be a sound investment for the future. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or contract
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
36917

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Accountant

Strong financial and management accounting experience developed initially within public practice and then commercial business. This candidate is smart, engaging and has a good work ethic although they do require some flexibility in hours to work around family commitments. Great recruit if you are looking for an outcomes focused person with high standards of performance. 

Rate / Salary:
$95K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Financial reporting 
  • Assets
  • Budgets / Forecasting / Basic Costing
  • Audit preparation and management
  • Tax compliance
  • Adv / Intermediate Excel
Our Assesment:

This candidate has good self-awareness and a strong work ethic. They demonstrated good analytical skills and motivation to stretch themselves into challenging work with a natural problem solving approach. 

Excellent communicator who will work well with any high-performing team. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
35639

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Financial Accountant

Experienced Manager in Big4 Audit looking to transition to a financial accounting role in business or Government. Proven high-performer with strong progression and achievement in their career record to date. 

Rate / Salary:
105K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Financial statements audit
  • Financial statements preparation
  • Strong private sector expertise including construction & development clients
  • Well-developed leadership skills
Our Assesment:

After a good stint in Big4 working mainly with private clients for financial statements audit, this candidate is motivated to move into a business role. They have strong technical skills and commercial acumen. They are considered a high-performer by their current organisation and will without doubt transition that approach to their new employer. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
36651

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

Finance Manager / Senior Accountant

This talented and hard-working CPA has a strong track record in medium sized commercial businesses (including consulting and manufacturing) for more than 6 years. They are looking for a team leader/management role in a medium/large commercial business where they can steadily stretch towards a financial control position.  

Rate / Salary:
$110 - $120K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong experience delivering financial and management reporting in business including complex company groups (25 entities) and manufacturing up to $110 million
  • Analytical, good problem solver, builds respect with stakeholders through results
  • Advanced MS Excel, good at developing reporting
  • Experience leading teams of 4-6 staff
Our Assesment:

Referees describe this candidate as a strong worker who learns quickly, is organised and delivers. We see them as a strong candidate at this level who will develop into a strong financial controller over the next 2-3 years. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent, Commercial sector only
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
30066

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Financial Analyst

This candidate is relocating back to Canberra from Sydney. They have previously worked in both State and Federal Government as well as private sector roles. They have a strong background in financial and economic analysis to EL1 level. 

Rate / Salary:
100K

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Qualifications in Economics and Finance
  • Strong experience in analytical roles (Treasury Analyst / Finance Analyst)
  • Good reporting and communication skills
  • Strong Government experience but with commercial acumen
Our Assesment:

This candidate is well suited to analytical roles. If you need the story told behind the numbers and some intelligent projections made around cash liquidity or project funding, look no further. 

They are not CA/CPA qualified so not looking for statutory accounting roles. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or Contract
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
26302

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878


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Accounting Contractors/ Consultants


Director, Finance/Budgets

Well qualified CPA (with double degree Commerce/Law) with a strong background in commerce and the Commonwealth to the Senior EL2 level now looking for new opportunity. 

Rate / Salary:
$140K + Super; $135hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Formerly NV2 (inactive)

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong financial management experience in autonomous, cost recovered business unit of large agency
  • Strong contracts management and complex procurement support
  • Strong NPP and external budgets for large, complex bids
  • Excellent knowledge around commercial property management
Our Assesment:

This intelligent, results-oriented candidate will be a strong find as they return to full-time work after a period out of the workforce with family.  Having placed them previously we know them to be a high achiever with excellent commercial savvy. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
36938

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Finance Manager/Senior Financial Accountant

This CA qualified candidate's had 5 year's experience to Senior Accountant level in a premium tax/business services firm supported by over a year in commercial accounting in the property space. With a keen passion for development/property/construction, they are looking to work with a medium sized developer/builder or related business. 

Rate / Salary:
$110 - $125K + super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong taxation and sound financial/technical accounting capabilities
  • Strong property sector and development experience
  • Solid team leadership experience leading a team of 3 staff (part qualified)
Our Assesment:

This easily likeable, communicative and well-rounded character will give the next opportunity everything they have and will be a sound investment for the future. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or contract
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
36917

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Financial Systems Specialist (TechOne)

CPA qualified accountant with a strong background implementing a wide variety of financial systems in large commercial, federal and local government organisations. With strong recent experience with TechOne budgeting, reporting development and a background in SAP, Oracle and JDE, this candidate is looking for interesting project work. 

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST neg.

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive Tier One business systems experience (TechOne, SAP, Oracle, JDE)
  • Strong project management capabilities
  • Strong mentor and trainer
  • Strong with workflow automation, report streamlining,
Our Assesment:

This mature, friendly and outcomes focussed operator is looking for contract roles up to 12 months with clearly defined outcomes and where they can add value through their many years of experience. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Hourly rate contracts; Independent contracting
Availability:
from August 1st

Reference #:
29434

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Management Accountant - strong on systems

This bright and motivated CPA qualified accountant has had a career in the APS up to EL2 CFO and SES Band 1 Assistant Secretary level. 

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super; $145/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Internal budgets and management reporting
  • Strong SAP knowledge and general financial systems competency, reporting development + business analysis capability around systems
  • Exceptional writing skills, strong on business case development and writing complex submissions 
  • Strong fundamental understanding of government financial frameworks

 

 

Our Assesment:

Having completed a number of contracts very successfully for HorizonOne, we know this candidate to be a strong performer who can problem solve and add value. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Min. 6-12 month contracts or perm
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
209

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Technical Financial Accountant

This ACCA qualified accountant has an excellent track record managing teams and leading technical accounting functions in complex, asset investment based businesses. Recently they were made a citizen and moved to Canberra with family, and therefore are looking at both private and public sectors to continue their careers. 

Rate / Salary:
$115 - $130K + Super neg.

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Advanced technical financial accounting capability across multiple regions and strong on financial controls, IFRS, Accounting Standards, GAAP and complex regulatory measures for investments
  • Strong experience managing a large Treasury function, cash management, cash flow forecasting
  • Very strong on asset accounting, depreciation, capitalisation, asset impairments and valuations, including for buildings, large plant and machinery
  • Strong experience with Oracle, Hyperion, Advanced MS Excel (Macros
Our Assesment:

This driven technical specialist will adapt well to a high performing financial reporting function and will offer a wealth of knowledge to develop a team. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
37196

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878


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Accounts Processing/ Financial Operations


Assistant Director Financial Operations

Experienced EL1 in the Financial Operations and Procurement space. This candidate is well regarded for managing good sized teams in corporate service delivery areas for quality APS Departments. A desire to stretch their skill set into new areas has taken them away from team management and they are now keen to return as a permanent transfer. 

 

 

Rate / Salary:
115K + super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 8+ years managing financial operations and procurement for Government
  • Strong TechOne and SAP 
  • Great team leader/manager
  • High attention to detail 
  • Strong customer service commitment and focus
Our Assesment:

This candidate has proven themselves in the financial operations management space looking after teams of 10+ people. They are well-organised and intelligent with a strong customer service commitment. Well suited to managing teams to deliver financial operations and procurement support services. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
5432

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878


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Qualified Assistant Accountants/ Accountants (Up to APS6)


APS 6 Management Accountant

This CPA qualified accountant with 2 years’ experience at the APS 6 level with a specialist FMA agency is now looking to broaden their experience with a new employer. They have strong experience supervising financial operations staff, month and year-end financial reporting + reconciliations, BAS, CBMS (actuals and drawdowns) and ad hoc reporting. 

 

Rate / Salary:
$85K + Super; $73/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 2 + years’ Management accounting in the APS
    • Cost analysis, cost and variance reporting and internal budget reporting
  • 2+ years’ financial accounting in the APS and NFP sectors
    • Balance sheet reconciliations, Asset register reconciliations and reporting
  • Systems: GP Navision, CODA and Intermediate MS Excel
Our Assesment:

At interview, this candidate presents as eager to learn and very logical in both responses and problem solving skills. Their experience in undertaking special projects in the supply chain developed their big picture thinking and ability to allocate costs across multiple manufacturing processes.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts or Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
3257

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Accountant

Big4 trained CA Accountant with good financial reporting experience from client secondments. Looking to step out of consulting into a commercial sector, financial accounting role. 

Rate / Salary:
$75K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Financial reporting
  • Performance and compliance audit
  • Good writing skills
  • Very good communicator
  • SAP and Adv/Intermediate Excel
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes with all the polish and professionalism you would expect from a well-trained, Big4 consultant. They have good technical skills for financial reporting but are looking to broaden their practical skills into tax and the wider business accounting environment. Smart with a great work ethic. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
37157

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878


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Systems Accountants


Financial Systems Specialist (TechOne)

CPA qualified accountant with a strong background implementing a wide variety of financial systems in large commercial, federal and local government organisations. With strong recent experience with TechOne budgeting, reporting development and a background in SAP, Oracle and JDE, this candidate is looking for interesting project work. 

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST neg.

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive Tier One business systems experience (TechOne, SAP, Oracle, JDE)
  • Strong project management capabilities
  • Strong mentor and trainer
  • Strong with workflow automation, report streamlining, 
Our Assesment:

This mature, friendly and outcomes focussed operator is looking for contract roles up to 12 months with clearly defined outcomes and where they can add value through their many years of experience. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Hourly rate contracts; Independent contracting
Availability:
from August 1st

Reference #:
29434

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878


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Administration and Office Support

Executive Assistants/ Personal Assistants


APS4/5 Executive Assistant

This candidate has 5+ years of experience within the private sector in Executive Assistant positions and 2 years of experience within the APS in Administrative roles. They are currently looking to broaden their EA experience ideally with an APS4 or APS5 contract.

Rate / Salary:
$70K + Super

Security Clearance:
None

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 7 years of project administration, EA and HR experience
  • A fantastic breadth of skills and a high degree of competence with IT software and MS Office Suite
  • Background in finance and finance administration
  • Extremely professionally present with great communication skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a great work ethic and fantastic motivation, demonstrated by the fact that they currently work Saturdays and Sundays in addition to their 38 hour weeks. I believe that they would quickly transition into the APS given they have had experience in the sector before and given the extensive EA experience they currently possess.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
25317

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

Executive Assistant/Administrator

This candidate has 5+ combined years of experience within Administration and Customer Service roles, two of those years specifically focussing on providing EA/PA support to three Directors within a large commercial organisation.

Rate / Salary:
$60K

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Minute taking and diary management using Outlook
  • Experience managing verbal and written correspondence for Directors
  • Strong written experience in proofreading documents, writing training manuals, creating templates and designing marketing and promotional material
  • Liaison experience across a number of internal and external clients working at the front of house in each role
Our Assesment:

Our impression of this candidate was extremely positive, they have a broad range of administration skills and also have experience in core Executive Assistant functions. We would highly recommend an interview with this candidate if you are seeking an EA at the beginning of their career.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
37198

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

Executive Assistant

This candidate has close to 10 years experience in administrative support positions and has been employed in the APS for the last 5 years. They are currently supporting two Assistant Secretaries and managing the branch administration. Prior to that this candidate worked within the private sector in property/construction firms so is accustomed to working within high- pressure environments.

Rate / Salary:
$75K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Diary Management, coordinating meetings and booking appointments
  • Logging and distributing of ministerial correspondence
  • Coordinating all travel and accommodation for the branch
  • International event coordination
Our Assesment:

This candidate is eager to progress within the Federal Government in an Executive Assistant capacity. They are extremely well presented and communicate professionally. They were able to clearly explain their competencies in detail and both strengths and weaknesses in their current abilities. We would see this candidate stepping into an APS5 EA role or moving into an Executive Officer position in the future.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
4406

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878


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Office Managers/ Corporate Management/ Executive Officers


APS5/6 Executive Officer

This candidate has a background in Financial Advisory positions and Business management of an SME. They have spent over four years working for Airservices Australia in a senior administration role, most recently as an ASA6 Executive Assistant. They have also focussed on supporting the Board of Training in a Secretariat capacity and providing administrative support to a number of executives within the Academy.

Rate / Salary:
$45/hr or $80K Salary

Security Clearance:
None

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Providing support directly to a number of senior Executives
  • Professional communication skills and written abilities – experienced in responding to over 100 emails per day at times
  • Extensive experience coordinating interstate and international travel, meetings and managing documentation required for board meetings
  • Financial understanding with a background in business management and experience producing financial reports
  • Strong skills with MS Office
Our Assesment:

HorizonOne conducted an extremely positive reference report for this candidate, which highlighted her strengths as a senior EA. They come across as very professional in interview and also quite down to earth. We would see this candidate thriving in a commercial environment or within a Government department in a broad and challenging EA/EO support role.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
Immediately Available

Reference #:
27142

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Executive Assistant/Executive Officer

This energetic, driven Executive Assistant has six years' experience supporting Senior Directors and Management. They are currently acting APS6 whilst assisting in the division's Government Briefings and Corporate Plan. High level of experience in diary management, arranging travel, coordinating meetings and managing a small team of administrators. This candidate is looking for an opportunity to challenge themselves and develop their career within Senior Executive Support roles.

Rate / Salary:
APS6

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • SAP, TRIM, Slipstream
  • Managing Senate Estimate Briefings
  • Editing and Proofreading Ministerial correspondence
Our Assesment:

This candidate is confident in their abilities, communicates with polish and would handle a wide range of challenging scenarios with ease. At interview they displayed high levels of drive and motivation with a real passion for the essential support their role provides.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracting opportunities
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
12631

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

Operations Manager

This candidate has 15+ years worth of experience in Operations Management positions within professional services and non-profit organisations. Prior to this experience, this candidate was working within the financial accounting and auditing discipline.

Rate / Salary:
$90K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Has acted in supervisor's role as the Quality Management Director for the last 12 months
  • Currently working across all operations management aspects whilst directly managing a team of 10
  • Has successfully brought difficult teams together, strong leadership and culture building skills
  • Project management experience from Engineers Australia, was the Business Transformation Lead for a major ICT project 
  • Bachelor of Business and Electronic Commerce
Our Assesment:

They are a technically skilled candidate, with an analytical mind and strong problem-solving abilities. This candidate enjoys leading and developing teams and has excellent supportive tendencies. With a broad background in Finance and Business Management, this candidate could make a real impact on your organisation.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
560

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

Operations Manager

This candidate is an experienced Operations Manager with a background in commercial, small to medium businesses. They have 5+ years worth of experience in operational positions which have combined a level of strategic thinking and innovation.

Rate / Salary:
$75K

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Prince2 Project Management certifications
  • Financial management experience including financial reporting, debt recovery and producing BAS statements
  • Working closely with the leaders of the business to develop social media marketing plans that align with business objectives
  • Project management of key deliverables across the business, coordinating the work of a team
Our Assesment:

This candidate is extremely professional and also presents as quite down to earth in interview. They have a great balance between a calm demeanour but also someone who is highly motivated to succeed and do the best for the business. They would suit an operational management/operational support role within a small to medium sized business.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
9281

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Executive Assistant

This candidate has extensive experience in Administration support roles at the APS4/APS5 level in Finance, EA and Administration roles from over 5 years in the Federal Government. She has worked across large agencies and smaller government departments giving her a broad understanding on how the operations within differ.

Rate / Salary:
70K+ Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive experience utilising SAP for Finance functions
  • Administration and EA support including meeting coordination and travel bookings
  • A thorough understanding of the Commonwealth Government procurement and finance frameworks
Our Assesment:

This candidate has been a client and candidate of Horizon One previously and we have had very positive dealings with them. They would be able to fit easily into various environments having worked across a number of departments previously and thoroughly enjoy the EA/Administration work they've previously done within the APS.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
25776

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

Office Manager/Bookkeeper

This candidate is an accomplished high-performing senior administrator with more than 16+ years of experience in Office Management and Bookkeeping roles, primarily within SME and Blue Collar environments.

Rate / Salary:
$65K Salary

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Completed a Diploma in Business Administration
  • Advanced MYOB skills
  • Experience leading and coordinating national teams including training, recruitment and supervision
  • Operations management including financial management working closely with the CFO, sales tracking, logistics, warehousing and customer service management
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a broad range of skills in the above areas from a long career and has shown great tenure and commitment in previous roles. They could suit various industries as they present and communicate professionally whilst having a blue collar industry background.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
36150

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878


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Reception and Administration


APS3/4 Administrator/EA

This candidate has over two years’ worth of experience in the APS in administrative and customer service oriented roles. Their experience has primarily been around answering inquiries over the phone and face to face, responding to emails inquiries of various complexities, working with limited supervision, working within TRIM and other internal software and providing administrative support to her section as required.

Rate / Salary:
$30/hr or $60K Salary

Security Clearance:
None

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Excellent internal and external liaison skills having had to do this verbally and via written correspondence in each of her positions
  • Professionally presented in both communication skills and presentation
  • Strengths in interpreting legislation and problem solving with minimal assistant
  • High levels of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Working with Excel, Sharepoint, TRIM and MS Office
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across with maturity beyond their years and is highly driven towards expanding their administration abilities within the Federal Government. Referee comments stated that they were extremely good at picking up new systems and processes and quickly became a contributor towards the team's workload.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
22006

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

APS4 Administration Coordinator

This candidate has extensive experience in the Federal Government within Administrative and Customer Service roles including contracting on a number of Federal Government service desks. They have strong technical administrative abilities having had to navigate a number of systems previously.

Rate / Salary:
$40/hr or $60K Salary

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive experience and passions around customer service and particularly engaging with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • IT savvy having recently used a number of different databases and software including TRIM & MS Office
  • Previous experience as an EA in the Private Sector working in a fast paced environment
Our Assesment:

This candidate presented as an intelligent and warm candidate, very passionate about work in general. They have a solid technical background and feels very comfortable working in an ICT environment. After completing reference checks on them this has confirmed our thoughts around their customer service and technical administrative strengths.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
36663

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878


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Secretariat/ Coordination


APS5/6 Secretariat & Divisional Coordinator

Instantly add a depth of talent to your team and instantly boost productivity. Our candidate was highly recommended to HorizonOne from a long term client. Having recently taken a redundancy from a Government Agency our candidate has a 10+ year tenure that they are looking to replicate with their next employer. Divisional coordination, general administration & committee or secretariat management is all in this candidate's suite of skills. 

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Great team player - will lift the mood, morale and pace of almost any team
  • Exceptional administrative experience - tried and tested results 
  • Highly recommended by managers, peers and colleagues 
Our Assesment:

Our candidate's appetite for customer service, supporting teams and working through challenging problems were all evident at interview. If you are lacking maturity, experience and talent in your current admin team contact David today to discuss arranging an interview. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracting opportunities
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
36947

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878


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APS Specialist Roles

APS Policy


ASP6/EL1 Legal Policy Analysis

Add the ability to communicate your program or policies legal positions with our candidate and their skills. Our candidate is returning from several years abroad working to the UN, ILO and a suite of international pharmacies. They have degree qualifications in medical engineering, law and international relations and now the experience to back up these qualifications. Currently looking for a start date in mid to late July this candidate will not last long in the contracting market. 

Rate / Salary:
EL1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • International legal advice and development 
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills 

 

Our Assesment:

If your section has lacked the skills to communicate highly complex legal policy positions then our candidate may be able to shed some light. Contact me today to discuss this candidate's skills and experience and how they could help you and your program. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracting opportunities
Availability:
Late July 2017

Reference #:
36843

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Environment Policy Expert

Take control of your international and national conservation and environment committees with this international conservation expert. Representing Australia for the past 7 years to the international environment and conservation committees our candidate is highly recognised in their field. 

Rate / Salary:
$90 - $100/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Highly experienced leading a government position at an international forum
  • Strategic and outcomes focused
Our Assesment:

Our candidate is currently considering a VR from the APS and would be seeking a like - minded agency to engage with on a contracting relationship. Available to work full or part time this candidate is seeking to be engaged and challenged on short or long term assignments. Add some real capability to your policy team and contact me today to discuss meeting this candidate. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracting opportunities
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
36505

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Policy Manager

Tackle multilateral stakeholders and communication with this candidate's previous UN, OECD & G20 exposure. Our candidate is returning to Australia after a series of overseas roles representing the Australian Government on key national policy issues. 

Rate / Salary:
EL1

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Exceptional international relations experience
  • Highly developed stakeholder and negotiation skills - will think & act on their feet
Our Assesment:

Our candidate presents immaculately and is professional to a tee. Currently contracting they are now seeking meatier and more challenging roles to take advantage of their experience, skills and stakeholder management. Contact me today to discuss this candidate's experience and skills. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracts with view to perm
Availability:
1 weeks' notice

Reference #:
36831

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Policy Manager

Legal qualified procurement project officer available now! Our candidate is a senior project manager with 10+ years of APS experience supporting projects, programs and regulatory reform. An admitted solicitor in the ACT and has recent qualifications and experience in project management this candidate is polished, well spoken and would be well suited to representing your organisation at senior stakeholder meetings. 

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
    • Seasoned policy project manager
    • Strong policy and regulatory frameworks understanding
    • Excellent personal presentation and interpersonal communication.
Our Assesment:

Our candidate will present as a strong all-rounder that will add value immediately and can hit the ground running. I do not think this candidate will be available in the market for long so I would suggest immediate interview for your current project team 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
37314

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Policy Manager

PhD qualifications and an impressive track record of results. Our candidate has recently accepted a VR from the APS and is now seeking short or long term contracting opportunities in the State or Federal Government. Multidisciplinary experience across education, environment and industry our candidate can come up to speed quickly on most subject matters and will lead and develop consultation with your stakeholders. 

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • PhD qualifications in environmental sciences
  • Strong experience bringing industry stakeholders together
Our Assesment:

It is uncommon to interview highly academic candidates who are also pragmatic and understanding of industry and community needs. Our candidate is not only able to hold multiple subject matter expertise they are also able to listen and engage with that information to their stakeholders. Our candidate is ready to contract and already interviewing today. Contact me to discuss this candidate's experience and what they will add to your program today. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracting opportunities
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
36870

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Policy Manager

Review and reform your current economic policies with our candidate. Our candidate is an experienced EL2 senior policy advisor with over twenty years' of Public Policy experience. Our candidate has a solid reputation within the APS as a manager who can deliver results across a wide range of policy areas.

Rate / Salary:
$125/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Senior Executive Services level written communication skills
  • Highly developed analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Strong team management capabilities
Our Assesment:

Our candidate is considered a top flight candidate by our office and has successfully contracted for HorizonOne in the past. With a huge wealth of knowledge, highly developed policy development skills and a strong standing use on economic drivers for the development of policy our candidate is an elite policy manager. Contact me today to arrange an interview

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracting
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
29250

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Policy Manager

Our candidate is a driven innovation and economic policy manager with ten years of state and federal Government policy development experience. With degree qualifications in technology, science and an MBA our candidate has added a level of rigour to their policy development that has driven a strong reputation in the organisations they have worked for. Our candidate is conditioned, well presented and has led international trade negotiations.

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Available immediately with NV1 clearance 
  • Degree qualifications & ten years of APS policy experience 
  • Highly polished communicator
Our Assesment:

Our candidate is available for an immediate start and looking to engage at the EL1 or EL2 level on short or long term engagements.

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracting opportunities
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
33395

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878


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APS Program Management


EL2 Program Manager

Probity, Governance, Procurement & Leadership. This candidate is a seasoned SES Corporate Governance Manager with a background in Central Finance and more recently as a strategic Procurement Manager. Taking advantage of a later VR round this candidate has taken their short break and is ready to take on that new APS challenge. Currently open to either contracts on short or long term engagements this candidate will be attracted to a longer term role or project where they can lead a team and implement effective change within the organisation. 

Rate / Salary:
EL2 Base

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Recent SES APS experience in Governance 
  • Highly effective team leadership management 
  • CPA & degree qualifications
Our Assesment:

Highly recommended by clients of HorizonOne this candidate is a natural leader and collaborative manager. With excellent senior referees on file and several applications in process, this candidate will not last long in the market. Contact me now to discuss this candidate's details further. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracting
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
32580

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878


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APS Project Officers/ Executive Officers


EL1 HR

Highly experienced Secretariat Manager with government and private sector organisations, experienced in managing boards, committees and general divisional coordination.

Rate / Salary:
$100K+

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Highly developed APS business management experience
  • Strong interpersonal management skills
  • Hard working, committed and dedicated
Our Assesment:

This candidate is well-known to HorizonOne and we know their work is of a very high quality. They are fully competent with the divisional coordination within the APS framework. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracting opportunities
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
5520

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Project Manager

Legal qualified procurement project officer available now! Our candidate is a senior project manager with 10+ years of APS experience supporting projects, programs and regulatory reform. An admitted solicitor in the ACT and has recent qualifications and experience in project management this candidate is polished, well spoken and would be well suited to representing your organisation at senior stakeholder meetings. 

Rate / Salary:
$105 p/h + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
    • Seasoned policy project manager
    • Strong policy and regulatory frameworks understanding
    • Excellent personal presentation and interpersonal communication.
Our Assesment:

Our candidate will present as a strong all-rounder that will add value immediately and can hit the ground running. I do not think this candidate will be available in the market for long so I would suggest immediate interview for your current project team 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
37314

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Project Administrator

No task too big or small. Our candidate is an experienced 10+ administrator with a background in defence and the public sector projects. Currently working in an IT environment they are looking to develop their business management and HR skills to reach a Project Manager or Business Manager in the next 2-5 years. 

Rate / Salary:
$90K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Professional presentation - face of the company
  • Quick learner and broad background of experiences 
Our Assesment:

Looking for a change our candidate is available now and would suit most office environments. With strong references on file our candidate is well positioned to support your new transition or business process implementation. Call me today to arrange an interview. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent Full time
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
4405

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Regulatory Compliance Manager

Add training, compliance, & program development to your team with this unique opportunity. Our candidate's career has evolved from research and development scientist, through to regulatory & compliance specialist. Previously working for a major national agricultural research agency our candidate is seeking to transition their skills into the broader APS and would suit a professional compliance and regulatory team. 

Rate / Salary:
$100K + Super

Security Clearance:
None - Australian Citizen

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Ag & Environmental Sciences qualifications & background
  • 10+ years experience working in Agricultural science organisation
  • Highly experienced facilitator & trainer
Our Assesment:

Our candidate will present well at interview. Confident, intelligent with the ability to communicate complex ideas and situations in succinct fashion. Our candidate is seeking an opportunity that will take advantage of their regulatory experience but also give them the flexibility to develop teams and people around them. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracting opportunities
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
36786

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878


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Change Managment

Change Managment


Communications Change Manager

This candidate is a very experienced Corporate Communications Manager, with a diverse career spanning a number of roles. With experience as a Manager of Change Communication, they have supervised both civilian and military staff.

Rate / Salary:
$110K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Project management experience developing both communication plans and internal/external communication activities
  • Experience managing the development and publication of marketing and communication collateral to support a wide range of media and science events, client programs and sponsorships
  • Delivery of Ministerial media events, media briefings and tours
  • Designed and launched dedicated intranet sites in consultation with key project stakeholders
Our Assesment:

Our candidate is a dedicated employee who is seeking a new challenge. Their true passion is communications change strategies - particularly how communications strategies can positively affect the change process.

 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent, transfer at level or long term non-ongoing options
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
34402

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878

Organisational Change Manager

They are an effective change manager with a track record of being able to implement change in both state and federal government departments. Their experience in the OCM space extends over 15 years.

Rate / Salary:
$100/hr

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Master of Business Administration - Technology Management
  • Bachelor of Science - Information Systems 
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Organisational Change Management 
  • Prince 2 
  • ITIL V3 
  • Certified Software Test Professional 
Our Assesment:

They are one of the strongest candidates in the OCM space that we have interviewed this year. With both a relevant technical background and solid work experience combined with their attitude and personality would set them up for success with most project teams. They will be able to both develop strategy and deliver hands on success. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Perm
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
35381

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878


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Corporate Governance & Risk

Corporate Governance & Risk


APS 6 Financial Policy Advisory

This candidate has 10+ years’ experience across a broad range of internal audit functions within Defence focussing on internal financial policy, the FMA/CEI’s and financial frameworks, improving internal control systems and personnel issues including investigations. 

 

NV1 CLEARANCE

Rate / Salary:
APS 6/EL1

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Demonstrated FMA policy and procedural development 
  • Strong internal audit skills and experience 
Our Assesment:

A gregarious and driven character with strong interpersonal skills, this candidate has a passion for their work and will quickly come up to speed at the 6 or EL1 level. Contact me today to discuss reviewing this candidate's resume. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracts with view to perm
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
19716

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Risk & Governance Manager

Our candidate is a Director level Governance and Risk manager with 20+ years of public service achievements. Currently based in Manila whilst their partner is posted with the Australian Government our candidate has been developing their professional career towards an Organisational change focused Governance manager. They are currently lending these skills to the NFP sector whilst they consider their next career step. 

Rate / Salary:
$140 - $150/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience supporting wide reaching organisational adoption of new risk management and governance compliance 
  • Strong team management and leadership capabilities. 
Our Assesment:

Our candidate is on track for a career in management consulting and this is the opportunity to access this level candidate without paying the premiums of the big four. Tackle your organisational risk management frameworks and agency wide governance change with this standout candidate. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
37430

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878


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Human Resources

HR Generalists


L&D, HR Projects, Diversity - you name it!

Skilled in a number of areas of Human Resources this candidate is adaptable and always up for a challenge! Currently working as a Learning and Development Specialist for a large Government Department our candidate has developed business plans and policies as well as reviewed the training initiatives for staff. Prior to this position in the APS, this candidate spent 2 years working in a commercial private sector business as the Human Resources Manager.

Rate / Salary:
$100K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience setting up a Government Authority, where a main part of the role was facilitating section 26 transfers between the department and partaking in the change management exercise.
  • Experience running large- scale recruitment operations as well as seminars for over 200 people.
  • Management of over 60 staff most of which were remote.
Our Assesment:

Friendly and personable our candidate would bring a great attitude to your team in addition to a wealth of knowledge. Having worked overseas and managed large HR teams, their skill set is enviable. Having worked to advocate for work-life diversity, been the manager of the performance management team as well as running a number of HR projects, reach out to see their CV today!

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent, Non - Ongoing or Contract
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
18528

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 HR

Highly experienced Human Resources Manager with government and private sector organisations, experienced in managing recruitment and employment relations.

Rate / Salary:
$100K+

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Highly developed APS business management experience
  • Strong interpersonal management skills
  • Hard working, committed and dedicated
Our Assesment:

This candidate is well-known to HorizonOne and we know their work is of a very high quality. They are fully competent with the HR function across the APS framework. They were responsible for implementing a number of HR policies due to legislative change.

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracting opportunities
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
5520

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Human Resource Consultant/Generalist

Currently working as a Consultant for one of the Big 4, our candidate is looking for a move into internal HR. Their career began as an Operations Manager, providing them with hands-on experience managing 25-30 staff at a time. As the Operations Manager, they performed generalist HR duties as part of their end to end business responsibilities. In addition to this, they are an AHRI member and are currently undertaking their CPA qualifications. While they enjoy their current role they are keen to pursue a career with the APS involving the opportunity to see through the implementation of HR initiatives rather than delivering a consultant's report.

Rate / Salary:
$90K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Sound knowledge of employment law and ability to navigate legislation - demonstrated  by developing and implementing policy and remuneration frameworks, employment contracts and Individual Flexibility Agreements
  • Experience across a number of project roles which have developed their high-level stakeholder management, workforce planning and strategic change and communications skills
  • Holds a Bachelor of Commerce with majors in industrial relations, management and human resources
Our Assesment:

This candidate was poised, articulate and professionally presented in interview. They came across as capable and possessing the ability to manage a large workload. This candidate is extremely self-motivated and outcomes driven - this is indicated by them as well as by their previous colleagues and employers.

Opportunities Seeking:
Private and Public sector - permanent and contract roles
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
34621

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878

Human Resource Manager

Our candidate is a human resource professional from a strong background in hospitality HR. Our candidate holds their Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and is close to finishing their Bachelor of Business (HRM / IR). They have a particular passion for employment law and the negotiation and preparation of employment contracts. 

Rate / Salary:
$90K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Distinct skills in staff management, work health and safety, Workplace Relations, Employment Law, policy and training and development.
  • Demonstrated experience with strategic planning and implementation of HR functions for approximately 250 employees.
  • End-to-end recruitment experience, management of workers compensation and back to work processes
Our Assesment:

This candidate was particularly engaging in interview and was able to articulate their sound and working knowledge of HR in a commercial business. They have a passion for private sector, in particular hospitality and construction industries, and would love to bring their wealth of experience to an organisation which they can develop and grow with. This candidate is seeking their next long-term career move.

Opportunities Seeking:
Private and Public sector - permanent and contract roles
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
34451

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878


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HR Operations


HR Generalist / Operational HR / Recruitment

Our candidate is highly capable and extremely articulate, polished and experienced. Having taken the lead in many projects they have worked in HR functions including workforce planning, employee relations, training, payroll, benefits, industrial relations on-boarding, WHS and recruitment.

Rate / Salary:
$75K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced with hands-on HR processing, recruitment and structure support
  • Previous experience with providing HR terms and conditions advice to employees regarding their entitlements and advice on employment relations issues
  • Design and implementation experience of the Performance Management/Employee Review program, maintenance of HR records and personnel files experience
Our Assesment:

Having worked in strategic and operational HR our candidate has expressed interest in focusing on the operational HR function for the time being as they like being able to see the direct and immediate impact of their work. This being said they enjoy strategic HR and their ideal would be a mixture of both. Comfortable developing and driving development and change, our candidate is highly motivated, loyal, reliable and a diligent team player, who thrives in a fast-paced work environment.

Opportunities Seeking:
Non-ongoing, Contracts or Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
28862

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878


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HR Strategy


HR Director

This candidate is a true human resource professional. Their career spans both private and commercial, and the full scope of human resources. Change management and workforce planning are some of their key skills.

Rate / Salary:
$110K + Super or $70/hr + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong experience with setting organisational strategy and driving organisational reform
  • Ability to direct and manage a diverse range of corporate functions including; people and performance, information technology, financial management and property and security
  • Project management of new payroll, recruitment, WH&S, performance management and travel systems
Our Assesment:

Our candidate was professional, collected and logical in interview. They are passionate about working with teams to achieve the best possible solution for all - all the while ensuring the budget is being followed and the team is enjoying being at work!

Opportunities Seeking:
Non-ongoing, Contract or Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
19552

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878

Senior HRIS Analyst

With over 15 years' experience within the Human Resources sector they have specialised in the HRIS space and are now driving the administration, coordination and subject matter expertise for the entire hire to retire IT systems for a significant government operation.

Rate / Salary:
$120K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • PageUp, SAP, PUP. eRecruit
  • HRIS  development of business requirements and IT systems specifications
  • Change Management
Our Assesment:

Their experience with change management and implementation of new HRIS systems within government is evident from interview and reference checks. They present as a confident friendly professional who will add value to any organisation seeking a person who can deliver HRIS solutions for business.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or Contract
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
33012

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878

HR Consultant

An experienced and accredited generalist Human Resource (HR) professional with over 10 years’ experience at the Executive Level 2 classification in both small and large government organisations. Particularly interested in projects relating to ER, workplace conflict, performance management, strategic planning and change management. 

Rate / Salary:
$110K - $120K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1 (Lapsed)

Experience and Technical Skills:

Strengths include:

  • A strong technical knowledge and experience in the application of employment frameworks, policies and practices
  • Planning and organisational skills and a demonstrated capacity to achieve outcomes
  • Expertise in the management of complex people issues, underpinned by a good understanding of the workplace issues that affect motivation and performance
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strong and effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders

 

Our Assesment:

This candidate has a ‘can-do attitude’, a pragmatic approach and provides frank advice. They are resilient and have a willingness to tackle difficult situations. They have set up new APS HR Departments and office infrastructure, and have an excellent reputation in the market for their success in delivering outcomes. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
19688

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878


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Learning & Development


APS6 Learning and Development Officer

This candidate has around 7 years’ experience with various APS agencies covering a number of disciplines within the HR sector, including L&D.

Rate / Salary:
APS6 equivalent

Security Clearance:
$90K

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 4 years' experience in the design, delivery and implementation of L&D initiatives
  • Developing a leadership program
  • Managing a performance management program
  • Developing all training material and managing all contracts in both large and small APS agencies
Our Assesment:

A strong, results focused L&D expert who we have worked with in the past on a critical project, with excellent feedback.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracts or permanent transfers
Availability:
2 weeks’ notice

Reference #:
22415

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878


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Recruitment


Recruitment Manager

Federal Government and Private sector focused our candidate is ready for their next challenge. Open to both contracts and permanent roles this candidate's experience managing global recruitment processes would bring a wealth of knowledge to your team.

Rate / Salary:
$110K + Super

Security Clearance:
Expired Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience developing new government and private sector business for a national recruitment and HR consulting firm
  • Experience designing, leading and facilitating assessment centres
  • Experience as the project lead for a new recruitment system (eRecruit)
  • Ability to coach selection panels and manage a small recruitment team
Our Assesment:

Our candidate's experience in Government recruitment is vast, having been a recruitment manager for 8+ years after moving to internal recruitment from a career in agency recruitment. Their ability to confidently do strategic and operational recruitment will see them work with you and your team to add tangible value!

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent, Non-ongoing or Contract
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
30

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878


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Payroll


Payroll & Accounts Receivable Administrator

Our candidate is a proficient private sector payroll officer. Having worked in a well- known organisation that works through to Defence for the past 7 years - our candidate is ready for their next challenge.

Rate / Salary:
$70K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Timesheet management, leave entitlements and review of salary sacrifice claims
  • Experience with the analysis of the fortnightly payroll reports against individual time card
  • Actual processing of the employees' payroll each fortnight and reconciling bank statements with payroll reports generated in Sage Accpac.
  • Experience processing employee termination, retirement, long service leave and redundancy calculations
  • Preparing workers compensation reports
  • Raising tax invoices
  • Experience with Sage Accpac, ADP and Oracle
Our Assesment:

Presenting as a strong administrator and someone with exceptional attention to detail - this candidate is the perfect payroll officer. Their experience with accounts receivable and other general administration will see them become a solid asset to your team.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent, Non-ongoing or Contract
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
2466

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878

Payroll Officer

This payroll professional has extensive experience both in and out of the APS. As a payroll and administration officer, our candidate has experience with Aurion, SAP and MYOB and is happy to process both business as usual payroll and complex calculations.

Rate / Salary:
$74K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience in Aurion, SAP and MYOB
  • Well experienced in complex payroll calculations
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
Our Assesment:

This payroll professional has the experience to add a wealth of knowledge to their next payroll team. References attest to an amicable nature and a willingness to learn. This candidate's experience and personality will be an asset to the next organisation they join.

 

Opportunities Seeking:
Non-ongoing or permanent payroll positions
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
14507

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878


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Information Technology

Business Analysts


Senior HRIS Analyst

With over 15 years' experience within the Human Resources sector they have specialised in the HRIS space and are now driving the administration, coordination and subject matter expertise for the entire hire to retire IT systems for a significant government operation.

Rate / Salary:
$120K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • PageUp, SAP, PUP. eRecruit
  • HRIS  development of business requirements and IT systems specifications
  • Change Management
Our Assesment:

Their experience with change management and implementation of new HRIS systems within government is evident from interview and reference checks. They present as a confident friendly professional who will add value to any organisation seeking a person who can deliver HRIS solutions for business.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or Contract
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
33012

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878

Business Analyst & Business Intelligence

They have ten years’ experience in the Business Analysis and Business Intelligence space. As a firefighter who loves being dropped in struggling projects to help turn them around, they will add value and adapt quickly to any situation.

Background in delivering critical PM/BA/BI services to:

  •  Large scale business transformations
  •  Systems Analysis and Design
  •  Data Warehousing 

 

Rate / Salary:
$100K Salary

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Tableau Developer 
  • Dashboards and reports builder - Big Data to Visual Analysis 
  • Strong Business process mapping skills
  • Creation of Business “to be” and “as is”
  • Stakeholder engagement through the facilitation of workshops
  • Creation of Business Intelligence tools
Our Assesment:

Any organisation that is currently struggling to "see" what is going on in its various business units will benefit from their contribution enormously. Also with exceptional stakeholder engagement and business analysis skills.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Perm
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
36323

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878


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Project Managers


EL1 Project Manager

Rock solid project manager - Our candidate has formal qualifications in project and program management in addition to lengthy personal and professional involvement with technology. They have project management experience, have been involved with procurement, the application of risk management processes, budget proposal consolidation and submissions, and contract management.

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
NV1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced project auditor 
  • Solid communication & stakeholder management skills

 

Our Assesment:

Ideally seeking longer term projects our candidate is currently contracting on a short 3-month assignment available in September or more immediately for the ideal role. Call today to arrange an interview. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracting projects
Availability:
2 - 4 weeks notice

Reference #:
37319

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Project Procurement Lead

Defence & Attorney Generals ICT Major procurement lead... If you have a major defence project underway you will want to talk to this consultant. HorizonOne is uniquely placed to provide a consultant level (ex EL2) project procurement specialist with a pending TSPV. Do not pay consultant fee's when you can access the candidates directly. 

Rate / Salary:
$175/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
TSPV

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • TSPV pending sponsorship
  • Excellent solutions procurement experience and achievements
Our Assesment:

Our candidate is a consultant level client with the ability to get in on task immediately. Recent projects with defence have included Gate 2 approvals, ICT delivery and PMO lead. Call me today to discuss the start date for this exclusive candidate. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracting projects
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
37413

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Project Manager

Well qualified (CPA) Senior Project Manager with extensive experience driving change initiatives in a large service delivery Area. They have strong SAP implementation and redevelopment experience and 5+ years leading projects within shared services. Looking to continue their career in contracting/consulting, they will be a fantastic pickup for an Executive looking for someone to drive real change under challenging circumstances.

 

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
NV1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Business strategy and process improvement
  • Leadership and within shared team management, Shared services
  • Delivering sustained organisational change
  • Business systems integration and assurance
  • Business planning and financial management
Our Assesment:

This high EI, driven and results focussed character has a passion for difficult and challenging projects. Strongly recommended. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracting or Perm
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
33253

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878


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Marketing, PR and Communications

Marketing, PR and Communications


Communications and Public Affairs Specialist

Our candidate is a communications professional who offers 20 years' experience in public affairs and journalism, with 10 of these years having been in government.

Rate / Salary:
$100K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Vast experience, accustomed to meeting deadlines and has strong project management abilities
  • Our candidate holds a Graduate Diploma in Communications to support their practical work experience
  • Experience as a media liaison and public affairs officer
  • Experience developing and implementing a number of communications strategies
  • Previous experience as a journalist
Our Assesment:

Personable and professional in every way this candidate came across as capable and effective. Their diverse experience in Public Affairs is clear and they have even dabbled in internal communications roles. A diverse role with a variety of elements excites this candidate and their background means they can turn their hand to a number of types of communications!

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent, Non-ongoing or Contract
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
11864

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878

Private Sector Marketing Professional

Our candidate is an ex Head of Marketing Communications. They are extremely qualified both in terms of University qualifications and work experience. This candidate has worked both on the agency side and as an in-house marketing professional, experience that allows them to bring a whole different way of thinking. 

Rate / Salary:
$65K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience with brand position both through design and implementation
  • Hands on approach to all aspects of communications including; public relations & media management, organising events & exhibitions, building online platforms and intranet, advertising, publishing internal newsletters as well as managing employee engagement programs.
  • Experience developing media plans
  • Budget adherence and management experience
  • Account management experience in their agency roles
Our Assesment:

Our candidate is personable in interview, in-house extremely capable and accomplished in their field. Having just moved from India they don't have local Canberra experience and is open to any opportunity in the Marketing sphere. Having worked for large multinational companies with sites in America and other overseas areas, our candidate would quickly adapt to work in the Canberra. Over 14 years of industry experience in Public Relations and Marketing - and very realistic salary expectations!

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent, Non-ongoing or Contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
34250

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878

Communications Director

A strong communications professional, with the ability to lead and motivate diverse and dispersed teams - this candidate is values driven. Their demonstrated experience with community leaders, key organisation personnel and the media, will be an asset to the next team they join.

Rate / Salary:
$120K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience building corporate, community and government partnerships
  • Managed the rebrand and refresh of the key communications platforms for the organisation including the website, newsletter and social media channels
  • Experience managing traditional media enquiries and coverage
Our Assesment:

An expert public relations and digital media specialist this candidate brings with them high-level project management skills including strategic and operational planning. Advocacy work is this candidate's passion, as they thrive on raising awareness and working for a purpose. A candidate like this doesn't last long in the market as their reputation does precede them.

Opportunities Seeking:
Ongoing or Non-ongoing
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
2111

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878

Marketing Manager - NFP

Our candidate is an executive manager with experience managing media, communications and marketing. This candidate has over 10 years’ experience working for some of the most recognisable names in the TV sector. This includes the full production range from initial planning through to post-production and broadcasting. A strong education background includes a degree in Journalism.

 

Rate / Salary:
$115K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strategic planning and ability to work with the media to ensure appropriate and sensitive language
  • Experience managing departmental budgets and dealing with suppliers and designers, as well as reporting on key performance and progress
  • Strong relationship management skills with both internal and external stakeholders
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a skill set which is rare to find in the Canberra market and with their natural ability to build strong relationships would offer a wealth of expertise and experience, as confirmed by references.

Opportunities Seeking:
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
21029

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878

Communications Manager

A media and communications professional that is currently employed permanently in the APS. They have approval for LWP or S26 transfers. They would like to focus on their career in challenging, engaging roles now that their youngest has moved out of home. 

Rate / Salary:
$100K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:

This candidate is a persuasive, direct, factual and assertive person who uses a systematic approach to situations and activities. They come with strong skills and experience in communications. They are responsible for developing and implementing significant communication strategies and projects, preparing and editing complex public information material, liaising with media, writing content for the web and speeches for various ministers.

This candidate also comes with solid legal and business management experience, and a results orientated approach.

Our Assesment:

This candidate enjoys challenges and dealing with a wide range of stakeholders, and thrives when they have a clear understanding of the objectives. Feedback from their previous supervisor indicates that they are a solid team leader who develops safe and logical solutions to challenges or problems. They also indicated that this candidate is a quick learner and has the ability to adapt to new environments. This candidate would be excellent for any media focused or project-based communications activities. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
1 weeks' notice

Reference #:
3951

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878


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Media / Public Relations


Communications Manager

A media and communications professional that is currently employed permanently in the APS. They have approval for LWP or S26 transfers. They would like to focus on their career in challenging, engaging roles now that their youngest has moved out of home. 

Rate / Salary:
$100K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:

This candidate is a persuasive, direct, factual and assertive person who uses a systematic approach to situations and activities. They come with strong skills and experience in communications. They are responsible for developing and implementing significant communication strategies and projects, preparing and editing complex public information material, liaising with media, writing content for the web and speeches for various ministers.

This candidate also comes with solid legal and business management experience, and a results orientated approach.

Our Assesment:

This candidate enjoys challenges and dealing with a wide range of stakeholders, and thrives when they have a clear understanding of the objectives. Feedback from their previous supervisor indicates that they are a solid team leader who develops safe and logical solutions to challenges or problems. They also indicated that this candidate is a quick learner and has the ability to adapt to new environments. This candidate would be excellent for any media focused or project-based communications activities. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
1 weeks' notice

Reference #:
3951

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878

Media and Public Relations Manager

Strategic by nature and skilled at writing, this candidate is a strong addition to a communications team. With extensive experience across social policy, indigenous affairs are a passion. 

Rate / Salary:
$111K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
    • Experience with hands on issues management as well as research and preparation of responses to media enquiries, drafting of media releases, Ministerial statements, speeches and opinion-editorial articles for external publication
    • Ability to develop high-level communications strategies and communications plans. In addition to this, they have experience developing event plans and managing events
    • Experience preparing complex Ministerial briefings
    • Extensive experience producing communications strategies and providing expert communications advice to support the policy and programs through development to fruition
Our Assesment:

Immaculately presented and articulate, this candidate is down to earth and positive by nature. This candidate would thrive in a role that is communications focused with a hint of social policy. Their ability to audience map and understand key messaging requirements assist them in presenting in-depth communications strategies. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Ongoing, Non-ongoing or Contract
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
35318

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878


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Not For Profit/ Community Services

Not For Profit/ Community Services


Marketing Manager - NFP

Our candidate is an executive manager with experience managing media, communications and marketing. This candidate has over 10 years’ experience working for some of the most recognisable names in the TV sector. This includes the full production range from initial planning through to post-production and broadcasting. A strong education background includes a degree in Journalism.

 

Rate / Salary:
$115K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strategic planning and ability to work with the media to ensure appropriate and sensitive language
  • Experience managing departmental budgets and dealing with suppliers and designers, as well as reporting on key performance and progress
  • Strong relationship management skills with both internal and external stakeholders
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a skill set which is rare to find in the Canberra market and with their natural ability to build strong relationships would offer a wealth of expertise and experience, as confirmed by references.

Opportunities Seeking:
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
21029

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878

PhD Policy Researcher

Mature professional Policy Officer available immediately.  Our candidate is a PhD Qualified Ethics Adviser who is looking to break into the contracting market.  With 20 + years experience working in the community sector, consulting and advisory roles they are now in a position to commit to full-time engagements. They have a strong background in Defence facilitation and consulting and are highly respected within the academic community.  

Rate / Salary:
$77/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced board and committee member 
  • PhD & Degree qualifications in Education and Theology 
  • Editorial level written skills 
Our Assesment:

Our candidate is a confident professional,  everything you would expect from a Senior Consultant. The fact that they are prepared to work at reasonably junior levels shows their commitment to breaking into the policy space. I would highly recommend an interview if you are looking to bolster your policy team. Call David today to discuss this candidate's details further. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracting opportunities
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
35722

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878


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Policy Director/General Manager


Assistant General Manager Level

Policy, operations & social media! Our candidate has experience working in the NFP sector supporting strategic national policy. They have tailored their policy approaches using a broad range of research tools including social media. 

Rate / Salary:
$110K Salary

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced manager - strong leader and capability development 
  • Passionate, driven and motivated 
  • Recent MBA graduate 
Our Assesment:

Our candidate is a standout in their field. 15+ years in front line operations, teaching positions and now the past 5 years in policy has developed a well-rounded policy advocate. This candidate's motivation to develop and move onto a more mature organisation has come from recently completing their MBA. Raise the output of your policy operation with this assistant general manager level policy manager. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Perm or long term contracts
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
37509

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878


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Procurement and Contract Management

Procurement and Contract Management


APS6 to EL1 Procurement Manager

Exceptional written skills in a compliance and procurement manager. Our candidate is an up and comer. Looking to break into the EL ranks and lead a team our candidate has achieved an exceptional amount in their current APS6 role. Ideally seeking an S26 transfer this candidate is available to interview immediately.  

Rate / Salary:
EL1

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Generalist procurement manager - across category
  • Journalism & Comms qualifications
Our Assesment:

Our candidate seems to have landed in Procurement after working their way through property and corporate services. Ideally seeking a section 26 transfer and the opportunity to act this candidate is looking to prove they have what it takes to progress in the APS. Contact me today if you are looking for a dynamic procurement manager. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Temporary transfer
Availability:
2 - 4 weeks notice

Reference #:
37527

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

EL1/2 Procurement Manager

EL1 looking to step up! Our candidate is an exceptional talent in the market. Dedicated, experienced and with the skills and experience to take on the whole of agency change. Currently leading the whole of agency change in approach to procurement this candidate will soon have achieved all that they can at this department and is now seeking that next step up in their career. 

Rate / Salary:
EL2

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong financial operations experience 
  • Exceptional procurement management knowledge
Our Assesment:

Our candidate will impress at interview; well presented, knowledgeable and a strong communicator. This could be the game changer your Commonwealth Department is looking for. Contact me today to discuss an introduction. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Temporary transfer
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
23559

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Program Director

Their career across change, project & programme roles have led them to take on larger and more complex business improvement and procurement projects at more and more senior levels. As a confident and capable project or programme leader, they are looking for a role in which they will be able to design the solution to an organisation's problems. The salary expectations are flexible depending on the nature of the role. 

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • High outcome orientation
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and influencing skills
  • Scheduling/Cost Control
  • Strong written and presentation skills 
  • Masters in Project Management 
Our Assesment:

They have over 12 years experience in driving change and creating business improvements within sizable Government departments centred on national security issues. With their understanding of government procurement processes and strong stakeholder engagement, they will make an impact.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
35056

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Procurement Manager

Long term procurement professional with an appetite for change and developing new best practice. Our candidate is developing a reputation for supporting business areas achieve procurement outcomes where they had previously failed or had stalled progress. This candidate is a fixer and can get your team, project or program back on track. 

Rate / Salary:
$145K Package

Security Clearance:
None - Australian Citizen

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 10+ years of purchasing and procurement management 
  • Solid experience across a broad range of categories 
Our Assesment:

Our candidate will engage at interview and will seek to understand the needs of the business area of a project. They are keenly outcome orientated and in their current role will be seduced by an organisation that is focused on continuous improvement, developing a long- term strategic position and a culture that develops their people. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Perm or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
36582

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Procurement Strategist

Returning to the ACT for family reasons our candidate is a rare find in this market. Having international level financial and economic analysis skills across the mining, energy and renewables sector. Our candidate has also tilted their experience to category procurement management. 

Rate / Salary:
$135 - $145/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
None - Australian Citizen

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Background in economic & commercial analysis 
  • Recent category management experience 
  • Excellent team management skills and experience 
Our Assesment:

If you only hired one person for your procurement leadership team this year you would want it to be this one. Add value to your team development, critical thinking and analysis with this one hire who has the experience to make a real impact. Call today to discuss this candidate and arranging an interview as soon as possible. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracting opportunities
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
36919

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Procurement Assistant Director

This candidate has a wealth of experience in the financial policy and compliance space. Having worked in central agencies, they have very well developed technical knowledge and enjoy working with stakeholders to enable business compliance.

Rate / Salary:
$100K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Led and developed project procurement 
  • Implemented and supported CPR frameworks and processes 
  • Financial policy and compliance implementation and management
  • Financial governance training
  • Central procurement advice and support
Our Assesment:

This candidate is very likeable and easy to work with. They approach their craft with customer service in mind and help to strengthen compliance through enabling rather than policing. Well recommended by referees.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
22381

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Procurement & Governance Manager

Probity, Governance, Procurement & Leadership. This candidate is a seasoned SES Corporate Governance Manager with a background in Central Finance and more recently as a strategic Procurement Manager. Taking advantage of a later VR round this candidate has taken their short break and is ready to take on that new APS challenge. Currently open to either contracts on short or long term engagements this candidate will be attracted to a longer term role or project where they can lead a team and implement effective change within the organisation. 

Rate / Salary:
$130K

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Recent SES APS experience in Governance 
  • Highly effective team leadership management 
  • CPA & degree qualifications
Our Assesment:

Highly recommended by clients of HorizonOne this candidate is a natural leader and collaborative manager. With excellent senior referees on file and several applications in process, this candidate will not last long in the market. Contact me now to discuss this candidate's details further. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracting
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
32580

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878


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Project Management & Business Analysts

Project Director


Program Director

Their career across change, project & programme roles have led them to take on larger and more complex business improvement and procurement projects at more and more senior levels. As a confident and capable project or programme leader, they are looking for a role in which they will be able to design the solution to an organisations problem. The salary expectations are flexible depending on the nature of the role. 

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • High outcome orientation
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and influencing skills
  • Scheduling/Cost Control
  • Strong written and presentation skills 
  • Masters in Project Management 
Our Assesment:

They have over 12 years experience in driving change and creating business improvements within sizable Government departments centred on national security issues. With their understanding of government procurement processes and strong stakeholder engagement, they will make an impact.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
35056

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878


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Project Management & Business Analysts


Business Analyst

They are a  professional business analyst who has been referred through to us by a high performing programme director within our network. They have been working in various health centric organisations and have successfully delivered across both public and private sectors

Rate / Salary:
$95/hr

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Proven ability to liaise across department to gather requirements
  • Over 15 years Business Analysis experience
  • Facilitation of workshops across diverse stakeholder groups 
Our Assesment:

Very strong BA, PM and ICT skills partnered with the ability to pick up complex subject matter topics quickly means that they are adaptable to a wide range of projects. Partnered with their natural likability they will add value quickly in a wide range of situations.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
37448

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878

PMO Lead

Transition your PMO to agile with this game changer. Moving to Canberra to be close to family our candidate comes with over 10 years of finance and banking PMO experience both nationally and internationally. 

Rate / Salary:
$145K Package

Security Clearance:
None - Australian Citizen

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • • Demonstrated PMO experience applying standard project management methodologies (PRINCE 2, Agile)
  • •Proven ability to deliver to hard deadlines for varying audiences
  • • Coordination and quality management of status reporting and RAID governance
    • Proficient in budget creation, financial and headcount management
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Prince 2 Practitioner and SCRUM certified 
Our Assesment:

Hard working and dedicated is how referees have described this candidate. I have not interviewed a more qualified or accomplished PMO lead this year. Call me today to discuss this candidates experience and how they can transform your current PMO. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Perm or long term contracts
Availability:
2-4 weeks notice

Reference #:
37065

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Project Manager

As a CPA qualified accountant with a wealth of financial management experience in large commercial businesses, they have 15 years of contract based project work. They enjoy working with operationally focused projects. Their track record is in delivering on large, complex projects with many moving parts. They pride themselves on a pragmatic approach to solving complex problems and  ‘getting the job done’. 

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Understanding the links between commercial management, to technical financials, through to underlying systems, process and controls
  • Costing, management reporting, project based performance reporting
  • Financial systems with extensive experience using the ORACLE Suite
  • Project management (AGILE, PMBOK)
Our Assesment:

They are a no fuss, pragmatic person who has experienced a wide variety of difficult, complex projects and is not intimidated by even the most challenging of problems. They are definitely someone who would relate well to operational staff, and they have the capability to change manage through potentially difficult barriers.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Perm
Availability:
1 weeks notice

Reference #:
24502

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878

Project Manager/Operations Manager

This candidate has 11 years’ experience in operational positions including finance, administration management and project management leadership roles. They have worked across various industries giving them a broad range of knowledge in how different operational environments function.

Rate / Salary:
$85K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Managed the initiation, development and delivery of five projects for a large non-profit organisation including an upgrade to new software, transitioning the enrolments function to paperless, implementing a debt recovery strategy, a restructure of the enrolments team and a migration of the billing system to a new provider.
  • Strong team leader having led a team of close to 10 staff. Loves creating a collaborative culture and helping the team succeed by developing their skills
  • High levels of analysis and problem-solving abilities, technically savvy in navigating systems to ensure best use for the business
  • External and internal stakeholder engagement skills, shown by using negotiation and interaction skills with suppliers, staff and executives
Our Assesment:

This candidate has recently contracted through HorizonOne Recruitment for an 8-month duration managing the implementation of various projects within a Professional Services Organisation. They received excellent feedback from our client on their abilities. We would highly recommend this candidate as an up and coming Project Manager/Business Manager. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
34740

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Project Manager - Client side projects

Cut through the geek-speak and engage a project manager that delivers, supports and drives outcomes. Our candidate has a 100% strike rate with HorizonOne delivering project outcomes for our clients and on every occasion has been extended and set upon other business areas for delivering outstanding projects.   

Rate / Salary:
$130/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Excellent results supporting & driving developers to produce outcomes
  • Strong interpersonal management skills tuned to driving teams of BA's 
  • Manage up and down to inform conversations, projects and strategy
Our Assesment:

Our candidate's success in delivery is mainly due to their communication, organisational skills and their ability to manage up and down depending on the project needs. Our candidate is seeking challenging projects and is more interested in the team and development than the subject matter. Contact me today to discuss this candidate's skills and how they may help you and your team deliver.  

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracting opportunities
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
2319

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Strong Technical Writer and Business Analyst

An experienced and professional Technical Writer and Business Analyst, this candidate stems from an IT background. Experienced with Change and Release Management and as a Change Manager, this candidate has a background in both the APS and Private sector.

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Over six years experience as a Technical Writer; and has documented technical business workflows and business documentation ranging from Operational Manuals, Policy and Procedures Manuals (PPM), Engagement Strategies and Organisational Change Management Plans.
  • Experience building instructional design materials including diagrams
  • Experience creating compliance documents ensuring the management of policies and process manuals and ensuring version and quality control are impeccable.
Our Assesment:

This candidate has the proven ability to perform in contracts delivering high- quality results. Their IT background and experience running their own business adds is an element to their experience. References described our candidate as being exceptionally skilled and always taking initiative at work to ensure the best possible outcome is achieved. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts or non-ongoing positions
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
35500

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878

Project and Change Specialist

Qualified and accredited project and change management specialist with Government, commercial and non-profit sector expertise. This candidate has worked to EL2 level in Government and they are best placed in PMO or large corporate change projects where they can engage stakeholders and drive towards delivery of outcomes.

Rate / Salary:
$120K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:

 

    • PMBOK and Prince2 trained
    • Accredited Change Management Specialist
    • High-level communication and interpersonal skills 
    • Bachelor of Economics and Master of Arts 
    • Strong strategic planning expertise



Our Assesment:

They are a strong driver with excellent communication and stakeholder influencing skills and they are well suited to large corporate change projects.

They will thrive in a role with clear deliverable's where they can self-manage with strong autonomy.

Opportunities Seeking:
EL1/EL2 Change or Corporate Projects Management
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
15465

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 (equiv) Project Manager

Our candidate is a professional and focused Program Delivery Manager. After successful delivery of dozens of programs with a major government department, our candidate is seeking to expand their experience and skills into the Project management consulting space. With the skills and confidence to take on this challenge this candidate would be ideally suited to a band 1 position in a task force or major program review.  

Rate / Salary:
$150/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • SES experience managing program and regulatory review
  • Excellent team management skills 
  • Delivery focused driving outcomes and results
Our Assesment:

Our candidate is well known to HorizonOne not only as a candidate but also a trusted client. Having a long and rich history of partnership provides confidence in the recommendations for this candidate. Contact David to discuss this candidate's details today. 

Opportunities Seeking:
12 + months
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
35516

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Analyst

They are a Senior Analyst with over 5 years experience in managing risk, strategy and governance. Primarily focused on the regulation of the sectors in the insurance industry. They regularly picked up issues, including both financial and non-financial issues with insurers. They didn’t just identify issues but would look at the reasons behind the issue and try to find a possible solution. 

Rate / Salary:
$110K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Insurance Actuary course
  • SharePoint Business Intelligence Solutions
Our Assesment:

At interview they are confident and engaging. With their preference to continue to build on their experience in risk management, they are seeking a challenging role. Naturally bright they will be able to make an immediate impact and add value to any operation risk management.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or Contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
33494

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878


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Property and Facilities/ Security

Property and Facilities/ Security


Agency Security Advisor

Leading APS Agency Security Adviser (ASA) about to hit the market. After taking a VR at the end of last year our candidate is due to finish their first successful contracting assignment with HorizonOne. PSPF compliance audits, risk management and PERSEC policy development are all in this candidates repertoire.  

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • ASA with leading Government agencies
  • Strong risk management approach
  • Background in Industry & Economics before moving into security 
Our Assesment:

Our candidate has been a long term client who has taken to contracting and enjoying the variety and rigour of bedding in with a new agency. This candidate can write to a senior executive level and will lead or support executive stakeholder management. Call now to find out more about this leading ASA. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
End of August 2017

Reference #:
36635

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 National Leasing & Property Manager

Save on your leasing and property services with this contract hire. Our candidate has 10+ years APS property experience. 10 years of saving on leases, 10 years of improving property operations, 10 years of leading teams. Our candidate is a 'go to' in the APS property world and has lead various agencies on delivering more efficient property operations for the APS. 

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced PRODAC and Annual Property plan reporting
  • Excellent understanding of Department of Finance property management guidelines
Our Assesment:

Before you outsource or extend your current property services provider contact my candidate to discuss your best options. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracting opportunities
Availability:
August - September

Reference #:
36448

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Capital Works & Project Manager

Leasing or constructing a new tenancy? Access this central agency capital works adviser with real hands on experience. This Project Planning Manager has developed, planned, and sought approval for, significant property projects to manage risks and enhance government property outcomes across the APS property portfolio. 

Rate / Salary:
EL2

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Multi-agency planning and project management 
  • Background in engineering and construction
Our Assesment:

Our candidate will impress at interview. Positive, constructive and knowledgeable this candidate has the ability to lead SES level conversations whilst managing subcontractors and trades. Their understanding of the PWC and CPRs would be invaluable to any department considering any major construction or property purchases. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
2 - 4 weeks notice

Reference #:
37517

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878


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Scribe Services/ Recruitment Support

Scribe Services/ Recruitment Support


Senior Scribe / Panel Member / Minute Taker

This scribe is highly sought after with over 12 years’ scribing experience.  They provide outstanding results for their clients across the entire APS and ACTPS. This scribe's extensive scribing experience adds an additional layer of knowledge and insight into the recruitment process.

Rate / Salary:
$85 - 104/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • All APS level scribing work (including SES roles)
  • Scribing for bulk recruitment processes and graduate campaigns
  • Minute taking for TAPs, boards and committees
  • Proficient working with several online recruitment systems
  • 16 years public sector experience including HR roles
Our Assesment:

This scribe is continually requested at each organisation they work with.  They are flexible, accommodating and are used to working to tight deadlines.  Their attention to detail is second to none.  

Opportunities Seeking:
Scribing and Campaigns
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
34202

H1R Consultant:
Lyndal Bennett on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Scribe / Panellist

A highly experienced and articulate professional, this senior scribe brings a wealth of knowledge to the recruitment process and adds value as a scribe and adviser to Panels and Delegates.

Rate / Salary:
$80/hr – 100/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Hugely experienced in scribing assignments
  • Preferred scribe for a number of APS agencies
  • APS3 to SES level assignments
Our Assesment:

We regularly received feedback from senior figures in the APS that this scribe is the best one they have come across. We hold numerous testimonials confirming this.

Opportunities Seeking:
Scribing work
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
15050

H1R Consultant:
Melissa Frazer on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Scribe / Panellist

This scribe provides full scope scribing work from shortlisting through to reference checks. They have experience as a panel member and with minute taking. Their extensive scribing experience brings a wealth of knowledge to the recruitment process.

Rate / Salary:
$80/hr - $100/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Available for all level scribing
  • Have completed the Defence scribing course
  • 25+ years in APS recruitment
Our Assesment:

This scribe is a preferred scribe for many APS departments and we regularly receive strong feedback in regard to their work.

Opportunities Seeking:
Scribing work
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
20442

H1R Consultant:
Melissa Frazer on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Scribe / Panellist

This scribe provides an outstanding level of full scope scribe work. They have completed an SES band 3 assignment with strong feedback. This scribe's extensive scribing experience adds an additional layer of knowledge and insight into the recruitment process.

Rate / Salary:
$80/hr - $100/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • All APS level scribing work (successful completion of an SESB3 role)
  • Defence course completed
  • Strong commitment to delivering high quality scribing services within required deadlines

 

Our Assesment:

This scribe's referee was impressed with their ability to work against selection criteria very quickly so that the selection panel can very easily see the value proposition of the candidates. This scribe has completed numerous roles with HorizonOne with excellent feedback provided.

Opportunities Seeking:
Scribing work
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
16239

H1R Consultant:
Melissa Frazer on (02) 6108 4878

Specialist Shortlister / Senior Scribe

This scribe has over 12 years’ shortlisting and scribing experience.  They provide outstanding results for their clients across the entire APS. This scribe's extensive shortlisting experience provides panels with the comfort that they’re interviewing the right people.

Rate / Salary:
$85 - 104/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Shortlists applications across all levels for ad hoc vacancies, bulk recruitment processes, graduate campaigns and highly technical positions
  • Designs and facilitates assessment centre activities
  • Scribing services across all levels
  • 13 years public sector experience including HR roles in both the APS and ACTPS
Our Assesment:

This scribe assesses 1000s of applications each year and feedback from clients is that they always meet the brief.  The turnaround for shortlisting can be very tight and this scribe delivers every time.  They are passionate about what they do and understand the importance of the APS recruitment framework.  

Opportunities Seeking:
Scribing and Campaigns
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
36588

H1R Consultant:
Lyndal Bennett on (02) 6108 4878


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