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Accounting and Finance

Senior Management Level (EL2 and above)


CFO / Corporate Manager

One of the stronger commercial CFOs in our region with extensive experience in the property sector supported by strong broader corporate abilities. 

Rate / Salary:
$230K - $300K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Advanced capabilities managing finances, funding, financial strategy for medium-large commercial businesses
  • Development of feasibility and associated investment analyses
  • People leadership, building high performing teams
  • Leading change, corporate systems development
Our Assesment:

Will be highly sought after in the Canberra market either in medium-sized commercial businesses or large NFP organisations. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent - Commercial or NFP
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
30558

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Independent Consultant - COO/CFO services

CPA/Prince2 qualified consulting professional with 20+ year's experience consulting to Federal Government including through the Big4.  They are adaptable, proactive, and exceptionally strong at building relationships through consistent delivery of results. 

Rate / Salary:
SESB1 salary or $216hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Structural, functional and efficiency improvement--> reform delivery
  • Financial management advisory, performance improvement
  • Costing models, procurement advisory, costing assurance on large procurement
  • Team management/people management
Our Assesment:

Well know to HorizonOne with a strong track record consulting to our clients, we know they will deliver strong value for you. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Consulting/contracts > 6 months; SESB1 opportunities
Availability:
2 week's notice

Reference #:
29509

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Senior EL2 Financial Accountant

CA with extensive experience consulting to and working within government to the senior EL2 level predominantly around financial statements, management reporting, ICT business management, and financial operations management.

Rate / Salary:
$170K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • ICT Finance Business Partnering to complex programs and Commonwealth financial statements
  • Managing medium-large financial operations and treasury teams, controls, financial frameworks, compliance, procurement
  • Solid experience with internal budgets and management reporting
Our Assesment:

A very experienced operator, direct no-fuss communication style, confident character. With significant changes in their organisation they are looking for a new contracting EL2 challenge.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or long term contract
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
26457

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

SESB1 / Former Big 4 Partner

Well-qualified, public sector consulting professional (CAHRI, CA, Dip HR) with a well-balanced profile focusing around the COO space for a wide range of public sector organisations for over 20 years. Their strengths are in designing and driving programs of change with particular strengths around aligning functional efficiency and operational effectiveness. Whilst they have a strong finance background, they have also done a broad range of work in governance/risk/organisational frameworks.

Rate / Salary:
$230hr + GST; SESB1 Salary

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Functional efficiency and operational effectiveness reform / reviews
  • Public sector governance, risk and assurance
  • Operating model and organisational design and capability reviews
  • Performance and stakeholder engagement reforms
  • Stakeholder engagement and people management
Our Assesment:

At their interview, they presented as a high performer capable of tackling a broad range of complex challenges. They are passionate about public sector reform and driving sustainable change that makes a clear difference for Australians. We have had strong recommendations from our network about their capability to deliver results. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Perm SESB1 or Contracts/Independent consulting projects > 3 months
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
55661

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Not for Profit CFO / Interim Executive

NFP expert with extensive experience leading financial strategy for both small and large NFP organisation finances. If you are looking to inject a strategic vision into your finance function, or to handle a challenging time in between CFOs, they are a very safe pair of hands. Seeking consulting or part-time arrangements.

Rate / Salary:
$185/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Advanced experience leading long term financial strategy and planning for small and large NFP organisations
  • Strong Board reporting and management experience
  • Strong experience leading finance teams, mentoring and developing
  • Strong technical accounting background
Our Assesment:

A very safe pair of hands for either contracting/consulting or an ongoing role.

Opportunities Seeking:
Part-time roles 15-25 hrs Consulting CFO; Permanent part-time considered
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
30982

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Group Financial Controller (Large Commercial)

This CPA qualified accountant has 10+ years' experience in large commercial organisations (including ASX listed engineering and logistics) supported by four years in a well respected mid-tier Canberra business services firm. Returning to Canberra to be closer to family, they are looking to continue their strong career path towards commercial CFO in a large commercial business. 

Rate / Salary:
$180K - $220K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong technical accounting, ASX compliance and complex financial reporting
  • Strong systems improvement/implementation experience (National implementation)
  • Strong project management, including setting up shared service functions, associated process re-engineering and change management 
  • Revenue and cost control, strong business partnering background
Our Assesment:

This energetic, career-focused candidate has an excellent work ethic and the ability to overcome very challenging commercial situations. As they hone their commercial acumen under an experienced CFO, they will be a Senior Executive of the future. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent, commercial sector only
Availability:
4-6 weeks' notice

Reference #:
1146

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

COO / Business Manager

Multi-disciplined CPA with a background in consulting practice management with strengths in financial management, governance, HR and performance management. They love the opportunity to drive continuous improvement across a business and are strong with streamlining processes and systems and leading small teams. Very strong experience with reporting to CEOs and Boards in commercial and NFP environments.

Rate / Salary:
$180K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Sound financial management competency, FC level
  • Strong business management competency, a broad range of skills
  • Excellent Board management and governance experience, company secretarial
Our Assesment:

In interview they come across as a competent, warm and engaging character who would take a lot of pride in their work. Having placed them before we know they quickly become a key advisor to the Executive.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent in NFP/NGO or medium sized commercial organisation
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
10065

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Director, Management Accounting

This CA qualified accountant has a strong professional background that commenced in the Big 4 before working up to the financial controller level in commerce and government. They enjoy a business or business area where there is a challenge or difficulty to overcome and a turnaround in team performance required.

Rate / Salary:
$150K - $180K + Super neg or $155/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Excellent all round technical capabilities, comfortable leading financial reporting or budgeting functions
  • Strong experience leading management accounting teams, both business facing and in CFO areas
  • Strong people manager, surrounds self with highly capable accountants and maintains positive, proactive team environments
  • Sound project management experience, and strong SAP knowledge and development skills
Our Assesment:

In their interview, this candidate comes across as an easily likable, positive and enthusiastic character who loves a challenge and really values their people. We have heard good reports from those who have worked with them previously, including from their current contract through HorizonOne. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or challenging contracts
Availability:
2-4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
31512

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Small Agency CFO / Large Agency Management Accounting Lead

This CPA and MBA qualified accountant has extensive experience across the Commonwealth Government in technically demanding accounting environments predominately around budgeting and management reporting. They are looking to move on from a long term role into a new challenge. 

Rate / Salary:
$125/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive knowledge of government financial frameworks and accounting, strong external budgets specialisation
  • Strong recent consolidated financial reporting
  • Mature steady manager / leader of medium-sized teams
  • Recent experience implementing TechOne, good SAP background
Our Assesment:

This intelligent, steady and mature proven performer would be a sound finance lead in a small agency, or a very steady pair of hands in a large agency in a management accounting focused EL2 role. 

Opportunities Seeking:
EL2 contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
29880

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

FP&A Manager / Senior Commercial Analyst

This CPA and CIMA qualified accountant has a background in financial planning and analysis for large commercial businesses and more recently moved into commercial areas of government. Having performed extremely well they will be looking for a new challenge in government or the commercial sector in 2020. 

Rate / Salary:
$150K - $170K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • FP&A, complex budgeting and management reporting, CIMA and CPA qualified
  • Extensive financial / commercial analysis and business intelligence reporting
  • Complex analysis around commercial contracts and procurement, able to set up dashboard style tools to support management decision making
  • Advanced skills with MS Excel, strong experience with Oracle, SAP BI and SAP
  • Strong capability around working with business areas to build an understanding of their needs and translating this into management information
Our Assesment:

This communicative, results-focused specialist will be a real find for an organisation looking for an analyst that adds value to decision making. Advanced problem solving and strong common sense. 1st class talent. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
9268

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Commercial Manager / ICT Business Manager

This CIMA and MBA qualified corporate professional has a broad range of experience working in government, commercial, and education organisations, typically in business / commercial management roles requiring a multi-disciplinary change driver. They enjoy a role that combines commercial analysis, budget and procurement management, and driving systems and process improvements. With solid project management credentials and a sharp mind, they will target roles where they can make a big difference, and don't mind a bit of "mess".

Rate / Salary:
$150K - $200K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Sound financial management background, good commercial analytical skills
  • Strong project management competency
  • Understands change management and PMO management
  • Strong ICT systems savvy - works well where business meets ICT
  • Strong with business process re-engineering
Our Assesment:

This intelligent and driven character needs a challenging contract or permanent role where they can make a difference.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
710

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Business Intelligence Systems Developer

An experienced and accomplished financial systems / business intelligence developer and analyst. Skilled in systems administration, design, development, and implementation. Proven track record and a strong reputation.

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Demonstrated capability to administrate, design, build and implement systems
  • Able to review / analyse financial systems and reporting, make recommendations for change, and then build new / modified systems from the ground up
  • Expertise with TM1 development and implementation
  • Strong experience with Oracle, VBA, and Microsoft Access
  • Ability to lead a team of staff and get results
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview and has the ability to liaise with stakeholders at all levels. They have a good combination of soft and hard skills and come across as a relaxed but highly competent technician who delivers systems projects on time and to a high standard. Their personal style is to create simple and clear solutions with the end-user in mind. They will work best with the resources, trust, and license to deliver.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
48375

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Director Financial Reporting

Strong CA with a background with the ANAO and strong experience leading financial statements, improving financial systems and more recently in financial business partnering. Looking to stretch themselves in a new environment, they are known as the "go-to person" for problem-solving in their current workplace and will quickly become the same in their next one.

Rate / Salary:
$130K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong technical financial accounting background and knowledge
  • Good SAP systems development and improvement experience
  • Solid finance business partnering and management accounting experience
  • Led teams of up to 12 staff
Our Assesment:

Smart, positive with a good sense of humour, they will be a positive influence on your work culture.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent EL2 or long term contract with view to perm
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
27044

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878


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Management Level EL1


Contractor - Financial Advisory (NV1)

Qualified CPA with 20+ years of experience consulting to the federal government on various finance, governance and risk projects. Big 4 trained with a broad range of skills that include management and finance accounting, process reform, cost benefit reviews, external budgets, program design and risk management. Looking for longer-term contracts (12 months+) at less than half the usual consulting fee. 

Rate / Salary:
$145/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Financial statements
  • Internal and external budgets
  • Costings and cost benefit analyses including ICT
  • Program and process design
  • Finance business partner
  • Review of governance frameworks and risk management
Our Assesment:

This candidate offers great value with a broad range of skills and proven ability to deliver results. They are tired of consulting across multiple clients and are looking for a longer-term contract with one organisation where they can settle in and add value through their efforts. They are easy to get along with and will enjoy a 'hands-on' role that takes advantage of their strong technical skills. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
50626

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Financial Accountant

A highly experienced CPA qualified accountant across Commonwealth and ACT governments and consulting contexts.

Rate / Salary:
$105 - $120/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong all-round technical accountant, financial statements, financial management reporting, assets and capital budgets
  • Adaptable across a range of businesses and organisations
  • Very strong team leader but also good at technical delivery
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • SAP / TechOne / Intermediate Excel
Our Assesment:

An accounting all-rounder and highly capable professional that is accustomed to producing results quickly. Very strong in financial statements and assets, best suited to a technical accounting role.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts up to 6 months
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
55643

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Financial / Management Accountant Contractor

This CPA qualified accountant has contracted for us for many years and is a reliable problem solver with strong accounting fundamentals and strong IT skills. With experience using SAP, Oracle, TechOne, and advanced MS Excel skills, they are strong at hitting the ground running where they need to be immediately effective.

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Reliable contractor with strong technical skills across management and financial accounting
  • Very strong Excel skills
  • Strong systems knowledge
Our Assesment:

A highly intelligent, hard-working character with a quirky sense of humour. Having contracted for HorizonOne many times over the last 10 years I know this contractor well and can give a strong appraisal around capabilities.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts up to 6 months
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
30047

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Financial Accountant

Highly experienced CA with extensive finance management and accounting experience. Currently in a management accounting role in the Commonwealth but keen for a move to their preferred subject matter - financial statements. A high EL1 with EL2 capability.

Rate / Salary:
$115K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Big 4 trained accountant with a strong commercial background and more recent Commonwealth experience
  • Strong financial statements
  • SAP / TechOne / CBMS
  • Well-developed management and general interpersonal skills 
  • Demonstrated experience implementing systems and process to improve delivery of services
Our Assesment:

A well presented, switched on and honest individual with impressive interpersonal skills who will work well with stakeholder cohorts at all levels. Will enjoy a role in financial statements and a good mix of technical and non-technical accounting / problem solving.

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

Reference #:
47451

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Financial Accountant (Administered Reporting)

A very experienced and technically strong, ANAO trained financial accountant specialising in administered reporting. Looking to relocate back to Canberra.

Rate / Salary:
$130K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 5+ years administered reporting at EL1 level with audit background
  • CBMS / intermediate Excel / SAP
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Our Assesment:

A high performing team player who will work best with complex reporting. Improvement focused, proactive and will be diligent/hard working. An amicable personality that will fit well into most teams.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
53602

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Finance Business Partner/Internal Budgets

A CPA qualified high performing and commercially minded EL1 government accountant. Strong finance business partner option displaying highly developed interpersonal and technical skills. Started their career as an auditor with good experience across the financial and management accounting streams. Future EL2 potential.

Rate / Salary:
$120K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced APS accountant with a specialty in management accounting and project accounting
  • SAP / Intermediate Excel / TM1
  • Strong leadership capabilities
  • Increasing exposure to contracts and procurement, with demonstrated experience in project and program management
Our Assesment:

An outcomes-focused government accountant who will lead their team to deliver. Will provide high-level support to their Director and has EL2 potential. Suits internal budgets / finance business partnering (particularly into ICT) and will soon add value to key stakeholders.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
27070

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Financial Accountant

An experienced, technically strong CA qualified financial accountant with an ANAO background and experience across multiple agencies at the EL1 level.

Rate / Salary:
$115K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Very strong technical understanding of financial reporting from an ANAO and agency perspective
  • Experienced across APS financial reporting/assets/treasury
  • SAP / TechOne / Oracle
  • Able to simply present complex issues and matters
Our Assesment:

A hard-working, diligent, conscientious financial accountant.  Well suited to the EL1 level and will be best in a small to a medium-sized agency where they will make a strong improvement focused contribution.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
50019

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Financial Accountant

This candidate is an experienced public practice professional at senior manager level with degree qualifications looking to transition into the APS.

Rate / Salary:
$110K + Super

Security Clearance:
None

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong experience in small / medium sized accounting firms providing business services/financial advice to organisations and groups of entities of complexity
  • Strong financial reporting experience
  • GST / Tax Advisory / FBT – including advising complex quasi-government entities
  • Good supervisory experience
Our Assesment:

A highly organised, diligent / reliable deliverer who presents and communicates well in person and would relate well to a wide variety of stakeholders. They are very committed to their work, possess meticulous attention to detail, and are well suited to a role in financial reporting. They will get up to speed quickly and produce quality outcomes.

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

Reference #:
34253

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Finance Manager / Finance Business Partner / Project Accountant

A CPA qualified accountant currently working in Big 4 at the senior consultant / manager level in management accounting but with an external audit background.

Rate / Salary:
$105K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced with project / capital accounting for high profile government projects
  • Strong analytical / Excel skills 
  • Polished / strong interpersonal and communication skills
Our Assesment:

A talented up and coming accountant - bright, diligent, professional, and a good team player. They have received first-class training in Big 4 and an ASX listed commercial organisation and will be adaptable to most management accounting roles at EL1 level based on talent.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contract or permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
2925

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Financial Accountant

A qualified Accountant with strong, medium-sized firm audit experience and financial accounting experience in a commercial organisation.

 

 

 

Rate / Salary:
$95K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience in preparing financial statements for commercial organisations and not-for-profits
  • Good communication skills
Our Assesment:

A carefully considered professional, this candidate is looking to continue their career development and would be a loyal employee. At interview they come across as someone who would be very organised and detail orientated. Referees recommend this candidate as a committed, hardworking and capable ‘doer’ who achieves high quality results.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or long-term contract (part-time)
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
10072

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878


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Accounting Contractors/ Consultants


Contractor - Financial Advisory (NV1)

Qualified CPA with 20+ years of experience consulting to the federal government on various finance, governance and risk projects. Big 4 trained with a broad range of skills that include management and finance accounting, process reform, cost-benefit reviews, external budgets, program design and risk management. Looking for longer-term contracts (12 months+) at less than half the usual consulting fee. 

Rate / Salary:
$145/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Financial statements
  • Internal and external budgets
  • Costings and cost-benefit analysis including ICT
  • Program and process design
  • Finance business partner
  • Review of governance frameworks and risk management
Our Assesment:

This candidate offers great value with a broad range of skills and proven ability to deliver results. They are tired of consulting across multiple clients and are looking for a longer-term contract with one organisation where they can settle in and add value through their efforts. They are easy to get along with and will enjoy a 'hands-on' role that takes advantage of their strong technical skills. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
50626

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

ICT Finance / Business Manager

This CIMA and MBA qualified corporate professional has a broad range of experience working from government, to commercial, to education organisations, typically in ICT / financial management roles requiring a multi-disciplinary change driver. They enjoy a role that combines commercial analysis, budget and procurement management, and driving systems and process improvements. With solid project management credentials and a sharp mind, they will target roles where they can make a big difference, and don't mind a bit of "mess".

Rate / Salary:
$133/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Sound financial management background, good commercial analytical skills
  • Strong project management competency, understands change management and PMO management
  • Strong ICT systems savvy - works well where business meets ICT
  • Strong with business process re-engineering
Our Assesment:

This intelligent and driven character needs a challenging contract or permanent role where they can make a difference.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
710

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Financial / Management Accountant Contractor

This CPA qualified accountant has contracted for us for many years and is a reliable problem solver with strong accounting fundamentals and strong IT skills. With experience using SAP, Oracle, TechOne, and advanced MS Excel skills, they are a strong candidate for hit the ground running contracts where they need to be immediately effective.

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:

A very reliable contractor with strong technical skills across management and financial accounting, very strong Excel skills, and strong systems knowledge.

Our Assesment:

A highly intelligent, hard-working character with a quirky sense of humour. Having contracted for HorizonOne many times over the last 10 years I know this contractor well and can give a strong appraisal around capabilities.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts up to 6 months
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
30047

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878


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Accounts Processing/ Financial Operations


Accounts Receivable Officer

An account receivable specialist who has just relocated having over 6 years' experience in large commercial organisations responsible for end to end processes. Immaculately presented, excellent communication skills and lovely personality.  

Rate / Salary:
$75K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong accounts receivable experience responsible for accounts in Australia and New Zealand
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to build good relationships with stakeholders 
  • High attention to detail and accuracy 
  • Finance system: SAP 
Our Assesment:

This candidate came across as a hard worker and someone who would be reliable. They will thrive in a role where they have a good mentor who is available to provide performance coaching and feedback. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
53064

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

Accounts Receivable Officer

A professionally presented candidate with over 10 years' experience in accounts receivable for large commercial organisations. Excellent communication skills and a strong ability to build good relationships.

Rate / Salary:
$75K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Over 10 years' experience in accounts receivable managing ledgers with over 600 clients 
  • Implemented and changed processes to improve cash flow into the business 
  • Excellent communications skills and stakeholders engagement
  • Strong attention to detail 
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a confident personality and is very personable. Their reference indicated they are a high performer who has a strong work ethic, is reliable and always looking to improve and be better. 

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

Reference #:
54086

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878


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Qualified Assistant Accountants/ Accountants (Up to APS6)


APS6 Finance Business Partner

One of the best APS6 Finance Business Partners/Management Accountants I have met in the last 12 months. Strong Commonwealth Government experience at a highly regarded agency and ready to return to a full-time role in the APS after a season of life dedicated to family.

Rate / Salary:
$90K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong ICT finance business partnering experience in one of the government's most complex ICT programs
  • CPA qualified accountant
  • TechOne / SAP / advanced Excel
  • Strong analytical skills / highly developed interpersonal skills
  • Has worked to EL1 level and a highly capable team leader
Our Assesment:

Top talent and a very high performing candidate. Extremely strong reference report. Highly capable and competent, high EQ/IQ.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or long term contract
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
55908

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Finance Business Partner

Degree qualified Accountant with Big 4 experience in government and an NV1 clearance. Opportunity to pick up this talented young accountant now as they transition to a government role in a finance business partnering role.

Rate / Salary:
$80K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Degree qualified with good base technical skills
  • Understanding of government accounting frameworks having worked in large departments
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents very well. They have a good technical base to work from and an understanding of government accounting frameworks. They are articulate and mature with a strong work ethic. Great hire for any team at the APS6 level. Keen to continue developing their career and work under a strong mentor. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
56108

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

Management Accountant

A CPA qualified accountant with a Big 4 external audit (overseas) and commercial background (in Australia). Up and coming talent, strong with management accounting and highly developed interpersonal skills. Seeking evolution in their career, and will be a great addition to a team in ACT Government, commercial or NFP [as ineligible for the APS].

Rate / Salary:
$90K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong budgets / forecasting / analysis / reconciliations
  • Well developed stakeholder engagement skills 
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills  
  • Intermediate Excel
Our Assesment:

A high potential, high performing accountant with a bright future, as noted by their referee. They have a strong work ethic, an amiable personality that will fit well into most teams and will learn fast.

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

Reference #:
10465

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878


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Finance Officers


APS5 Finance Officer

Currently completing their Cert IV in Accounting, this Finance Officer has strong experience in the construction industry and is looking to transition their career to the public service.

Rate / Salary:
$75K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong experience in AP / AR and payroll
  • Tax preparation for companies including FBT
  • Improvement focused – examples of streamlining processes for efficiency
  • Finance system: Xero and MYOB
Our Assesment:

This candidate presented well at interview and would enjoy a role where they would be responsible for their own tasks and be part of the decision-making process. Whilst not an extrovert, they would be a good team player.

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

Reference #:
55103

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Finance Officer

A professionally presented Finance Officer with 4 years' experience with not-for-profit and bookkeeping for multiple SME clients. Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills which would allow them to build good relationships across the business. 

Rate / Salary:
$75K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced finance officer and bookkeeper - AP / AR / payroll / reconciliations 
  • Preparation of BAS and FBT 
  • Xero / MYOB / Quickbooks  
Our Assesment:

A high performing candidate that comes with a strong reference indicating that they're a great team player, loyal, dedicated, hard-working, and have high attention to detail. A versatile and experienced professional who is keen to continue their learning and development.  

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

Reference #:
55022

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd 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 expertise in TechOne budgeting, reporting development and a background in SAP, Oracle and JDE, this candidate is looking for interesting project work. 

Rate / Salary:
$132/hr + GST neg

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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, building new budgeting
Our Assesment:

This mature, friendly and outcomes-focused 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 or independent contracting
Availability:
1 week's notice

Reference #:
37955

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Business Intelligence Systems Developer

An experienced and accomplished financial systems / business intelligence developer and analyst. Skilled in systems administration, design, development, and implementation. Proven track record and a strong reputation.

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Demonstrated capability to administrate, design, build and implement systems
  • Able to review / analyse financial systems and reporting, make recommendations for change, and then build new / modified systems from the ground up
  • Expertise with TM1 development and implementation
  • Strong experience with Oracle, VBA, and Microsoft Access
  • Ability to lead a team of staff and get results
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview and has the ability to liaise with stakeholders at all levels. They have a good combination of soft and hard skills and come across as a relaxed but highly competent technician who delivers systems projects on time and to a high standard. Their personal style is to create simple and clear solutions with the end-user in mind. They will work best with the resources, trust, and license to deliver.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
48375

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878


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Administration and Office Support

Executive Assistants/ Personal Assistants


APS6 Executive Assistant (NV1)

An experienced EA is on the lookout for their next role within the APS. This individual has excellent experience and has seen consistent growth throughout their career.

Rate / Salary:
$60/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 8+ years experience in executive assistant roles 
  • Diary, meeting, email, call, travel and accommodation management 
  • Exception written and verbal correspondence skills 
  • High-level attention to detail and highly organised 
  • Strong coordination skills and can work effectively whilst managing competing priorities
Our Assesment:

This candidate is highly personable, has excellent experience and presents immaculately. They are after their next executive assistant role within the APS and won't be around for long. They have rare prolonged executive assistant experience coupled with a great attitude and personality and would make a great culture fit. 

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

Reference #:
33449

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Experienced APS Executive Assistant

A candidate with 10+ years in executive assistant positions across the APS and in private enterprise. They have expanded their capabilities beyond general executive assistant and administration work to take on a variety of higher-level project support and secretariat functions. 

Rate / Salary:
$45/hr+ GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 10 years’ experience in EA and administrative roles
  • Diary, calendar, travel, accommodation, meeting management
  • Coordination of priorities with internal and external stakeholders
  • Preparation of documentation for ministerial submissions, committee papers, and wider team project work
  • Effective implementation of administrative processes
Our Assesment:

A lovely and down to earth individual who has exceptional skills and experience in administration and executive assistant positions. They are highly adaptable to a variety of administration roles and will be able to hit the ground running in a new position.

Opportunities Seeking:
Temporary or permanent roles
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
55980

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Skilled Executive Assistant / Administrator

This candidate is a strong administrator with good experience organising and coordinating team admin tasks and is now looking to pursue a role as an Executive Assistant. They have had good tenure in previous roles and are now ready to bring their capabilities elsewhere. 

Rate / Salary:
$45/hr+ GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Excellent correspondence and coordination skills
  • Diary, calendar, inbox, call and meeting management
  • Strong written and verbal communicator
  • Preparation of correspondence, submissions, meeting minutes, briefs and agendas
  • Internal and external stakeholder engagement
  • Quick learner and highly adaptable to different situations

 

Our Assesment:

This individual is ambitious, has a real drive to succeed, and has expanded their skills rapidly over the course of their recent career history. They can adapt quickly to challenging situations and will be able to hit the ground running in any admin/coordination role. 

Opportunities Seeking:
6 month + contracts or permanent roles
Availability:
3 weeks' notice

Reference #:
46719

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Executive Assistant

A professional and highly experienced EA looking for a new opportunity outside their current organisation. With several years' experience as an EA, they have acquired a diverse and sought-after skill set. This individual offers reliability and a high degree of integrity.

Rate / Salary:
$80K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 3+ years EA experience, 3+ years PA experience 
  • Excellent internal and external stakeholder engagement 
  • Outstanding liaising, correspondence and coordination skills
  • Highly organised and can handle high workloads
  • Experience in marketing, events and financial management support
Our Assesment:

This individual was immaculately presented and impressed well during interview. They are a strong communicator and would offer a wealth of experience to a new opportunity.

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

Reference #:
51103

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Executive Assistant

A highly intelligent, capable administrator and executive assistant who is currently employed by a leading policy institute. This candidate has exceptional organisational and correspondence skills that they are looking to utilise in a new EA position. 

Rate / Salary:
$50/hr + GST or $80K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Diary management, email communication, organisation of meetings, travel, and accommodation
  • First point of contact – visitors, email and call correspondence, high-level customer service
  • Liaison and correspondence between internal and external stakeholders
  • Excellent planning, correspondence, and coordination
  • Exceptional experience across administrative positions
  • High-level organisational skills with outstanding attention to detail
Our Assesment:

This individual is a high-level and professional administrator with a diverse array of skills that they will be able to bring into a new EA position. They are very down to earth, easy to get along with, and would make an excellent cultural fit. 

Opportunities Seeking:
6 month+ contracts or permanent roles
Availability:
3 weeks' notice

Reference #:
53677

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Executive Assistant (NV2)

We are currently working with a highly skilled APS5/APS6 Executive Assistant, in the market for a long-term non-ongoing or permanent role. This EA is a rare find and even comes with an NV2 clearance! We would recommend acting fast on this one as this candidate won't be available for long. 

Rate / Salary:
$70K - $80K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive EA experience spanning over the past 15 years 
  • High level of professionalism and ability to work within the highest levels of government
  • Excellent organisation and time management
  • Highly developed stakeholder engagement skills
  • Diary and inbox management skills
  • Extensive experience managing logistics for events and travel 
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents extremely well and has worked in some of the most fast-paced and pressured areas of government, including the Minister's Office. They have an excellent grasp of EA functions and what it takes to proactively support the busiest of executives. Given their previous experience and maturity, they will make an immediate contribution to any role they go into.

Opportunities Seeking:
6 month+ contracts or permanent roles
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
1682

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Executive Assistant

HorizonOne are currently working with an exceptional baseline cleared APS5 EA who has recently relocated back to Canberra from interstate. A proven performer, we have placed this EA previously with a CFO that described them as a 'gun that powers through work'.

Their experience coupled with immaculate grooming, corporate presentation and polished communication means this EA will not be available for long! With coordination skills and capacity to work autonomously and from home if necessary, this is a resource that could add value across administration, project coordination or executive support. 

Rate / Salary:
$77/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 2 years’ experience working as an APS EA, supporting an AS and FAS at Finance
  • Experience working to a Minister and excellent communication with SES
  • Experience in ministerial correspondence – Department of Finance Ministerial and Parliamentary Services Division
  • Systems savvy including PDMS – used at the Department of Finance to coordinate responses to correspondence
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional experience in APS administration roles
  • Preparation of briefs, reports and other correspondence documents
Our Assesment:

This EA presented professionally during interview and effectively answered all questions. They are highly personable and would be a great individual to have within any workplace. They are a high-quality candidate with a broad skill set that would add value in coordination, EA, administration and support roles. 

Opportunities Seeking:
6 month+ contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
37638

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

NV2 Executive Assistant/Office Administrator

This candidate has a good history in administration and is looking to secure a longer-term role in a new environment where they can further develop their professional skill set.

Rate / Salary:
$70K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Executive Officer experience – responsible for organising and scheduling senior staff
  • Diary, calendar, travel, accommodation and meeting management
  • Wider secretariat and administrative support
  • Financial management support
  • First point of contact for all visitors and meetings
  • Collation of reports and briefing material
Our Assesment:

This is an exceptional candidate who has the right experience to be able to learn quickly in a new role. This individual is highly personable and has an excellent attitude towards work. They are eager to bring their experience and skills into a new role and make a real impact.

Opportunities Seeking:
6 month+ contracts or permanent roles
Availability:
1 week's notice

Reference #:
55006

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

APS4/5 Executive Assistant (NV1)

This highly skilled EA and general administrator is searching for roles that are 3-months or shorter as they wait for their NV2 to be processed. They have a diverse organisational skill set and would be able to come in and hit the ground running. 

Rate / Salary:
$60/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Managing correspondence including preparation of meeting papers, minutes, reports, letters and agendas
  • Well-developed coordination skills – travel, diary, calendar, inbox, meeting and event management
  • Experience in accounts, finance, and procurement
  • Excellent internal and external stakeholder engagement skills  
Our Assesment:

This individual is a confident and relaxed candidate who would make a good culture fit in any team. They would be able to bring their highly sought-after skill set to an organisation and make a quick impact.

Opportunities Seeking:
3 month contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
39493

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

High Impact Executive Assistant

An experienced administrator with a wealth of experience across a range of roles looking for an Executive Assistant position in the APS. This individual has high-level skills in coordination and correspondence and will make a real impact in their next role. 

Rate / Salary:
$40/hr + GST or $65K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 5+ years’ experience in administration and customer service roles
  • Strong liaising and correspondence skills to ensure important objectives and deadlines are met
  • Travel and events management
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Experience booking and scheduling meetings for office staff
  • Outstanding organisational skills with high attention to detail
Our Assesment:

This individual is a cracking candidate who has excellent professional experience, coupled with a good attitude and sense of humour. They have an excellent personality which would fit well into any team. 

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

Reference #:
53428

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878


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Office Managers/ Corporate Management/ Executive Officers


Corporate Services Manager - EL1

Extensive experience managing a small corporate services team with strong skills in financial administration, procurement / contracts, corporate policy, facilities, project and program management. Highly initiative-driven with experience running their own bookkeeping business. 

Rate / Salary:
$95 - $100/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Microsoft Suite, Oracle, SAP, FINEST, MYOB, QuickBooks, TRIM
  • Experience in both public and private sectors (including embassies and high commissions)
  • Strong secretarial skills and experience providing support to a range of boards and committees
  • Highly developed financial management - transnational and budgetary 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a small team, set deadlines, manage priorities and evaluate staff performance
Our Assesment:

Confident, loyal and personable candidate with a strong work ethic focused on getting the job done. A proactive employee who thoroughly enjoys a fast-paced environment. 

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

Reference #:
29030

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Executive Officer

13 years' experience in the public service in executive officer, governance and compliance officer and secretariat officer positions. Previous experience at the EL1 level and strong skills in corporate governance, corporate planning, executive coordination and annual report development. 

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Corporate management experience - developing corporate plans, managing internal audit programs, developing annual reports, revising risk management plans
  • Experience as a Freedom of Information delegate and privacy officer
  • Staff management experience - team of up to 15 staff across three states
  • Secretariat experience - planned a conference involving over 200 international delegates
  • Highly developed writing skills with experience in the policy space
Our Assesment:

Articulate and intelligent candidate with exemplary communication skills. A proven high performer with repeated contract extensions given.

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
52640

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Experienced Office Administrator

A junior administrator with good experience in administrative positions who are looking for a role where they can expand their abilities and somewhere that offers a new challenge. They have excellent coordination skills, coupled with a good attitude and a fantastic personality. 

Rate / Salary:
$45/hr + GST or $70K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 5+ years of administration experience
  • File and information management
  • Excellent written communication skills – preparation of briefs and other written material
  • Strong internal and external stakeholder liaising skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Mail, calendar, call and meeting management
Our Assesment:

This candidate presented corporately and professionally. They have an excellent personality is a confident individual who is eager to learn from a new role.

Opportunities Seeking:
6 month+ contracts or permanent roles
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
4502

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878


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Reception and Administration


Receptionist / Administrator

This candidate is currently a receptionist for a large hotel chain who is now looking to pursue another reception / administration role. While they initially began in reception, they have quickly been given higher-level administration responsibilities and have greatly enhanced their professional capabilities. 

Rate / Salary:
$50/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Managed calls, inbox, mail, and wider administrative tasks
  • Solid liaising and correspondence skills
  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail
  • Good general all-round administrative skills
Our Assesment:

This bubbly candidate would be a great addition to any team looking for a solid receptionist / general administrator. They have a great attitude towards work and would thrive in a new environment. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Temporary or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
53063

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Strong Private Sector Senior Administrator

This candidate is in the market after working permanently with a well-known community organisation for the past two years as their Office Manager. Responsible for the day to day operations of an office consisting of more than 100 staff, they are able to apply their varied administrative skills to take on a new challenge! Rare opportunity to secure a career administrator committed to the private sector.

Rate / Salary:
$65K - $70K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 20+ years administration experience across a variety of roles
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator
  • Management of meetings, coordinating travel, along with management of calls, inbox and calendars
  • Excellent correspondence and coordination abilities
  • High-level attention to detail and highly organised
  • Quick learner and adaptable to changing workflows
Our Assesment:

This candidate is warm, bubbly and presented confidently at interview. They are professional in their communication style and offer a high level of maturity to ensure you receive a great work ethic and a high level of responsibility. They are available for an immediate interview and a start with 2 weeks' notice, but they won't be available for long so move fast to secure them!

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
15099

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

Tech Savvy Administrator

Tech savvy administrator with varied experience in contracts admin, finance admin, business support, IT service support and customer service. 9 years' experience in the public service. 

Rate / Salary:
$65/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience using ProMaster, SAP, SAP Ariba, TRIM, LEX, SharePoint and the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong IT skills with experience operating an IT helpdesk
  • Contract and financial administration experience, raising PRNs, invoices, purchase orders and contract variations
  • Highly developed communication skills, both verbal and written
Our Assesment:

A people-focused administrator that enjoys working in a collaborative team environment. Systems savvy and strong IT skills mean they will need minimal training. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
53595

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS4 Administration Officer

A professional APS administrator with 20+ years' experience both within the private and public sectors. This candidate has excellent experience in office administration and is ready to apply their skills in a new temporary or permanent position. 

Rate / Salary:
$45/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Diary, calendar, inbox, call and mail management
  • Meeting, travel, training organisation
  • Excellent organisation skills and high attention to detail
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to pick things up quickly
  • Strong experience in administration across a variety of roles
Our Assesment:

A highly likable and down-to-earth candidate with solid experience in administration. This candidate is looking to make an impact in a new role and would prove to be a reliable and hard-working employee who would add real value to a team. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or temporary
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
3228

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

APS4 Assessment Officer

This candidate has a solid background in processing and assessment roles. With a Baseline security clearance and good experience within the APS, this individual would be a reliable and hard-working employee.

Rate / Salary:
$45/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • High volume application processing and assessment
  • Liaising and correspondence when dealing with assessment inquires
  • High level attention to detail, sound organisation and good time management skills
  • Exceptional coordination capabilities and able to work with challenging workflows
  • Strong written and verbal communicator
Our Assesment:

This individual has good experience at the APS4 level which has given them a range of sought-after skills. They are a current HorizonOne contractor and have a proven track record of strong performances, having been extended in previous positions. This candidate is highly personable and professional and their performances are backed up by solid reference reports.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or temporary
Availability:
1 week's notice

Reference #:
46961

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Administration Generalist

Recently relocated back to Canberra, this candidate is looking for an administrative role where they are able to use their general coordination and correspondence skills. They are used to operating in fast-paced environments and is an excellent multi-tasker. 

Rate / Salary:
$40/hr + GST or $65K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Data entry, claims processing, emailing, correspondence, lodging financial requests
  • Highly organised with good attention to detail
  • Works effectively in a team and independently when required
  • Excellent verbal communicator
Our Assesment:

This is a lovely and down to earth candidate who is able to work effectively as part of a team and also independently when requires. They are highly outgoing and are able to get along with all people.   

Opportunities Seeking:
Temporary or permanent
Availability:
1 week's notice

Reference #:
28482

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Junior Receptionist

A hardworking candidate who is eager for a new lower-level receptionist or administrative position is now available. This individual strives to excel in any role put into and currently a receptionist at a well-known legal firm.  

Rate / Salary:
$35/hr + GST or $55K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Compiling documents for internal stakeholders
  • Solid administrative skill set
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Call, inbox, calendar, and diary management
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office   

 

Our Assesment:

This candidate has a likable personality and a passion for administration. They are eager to learn from a new role and would strive for excellence. They are available full-time and can begin with a week's notice. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Temporary or permanent
Availability:
1 week's notice

Reference #:
54421

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878


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Secretariat/ Coordination


Highly Experienced APS Coordinator and Secretariat

This senior coordinator has solid working experience within the APS across a variety of coordination roles. They have undertaken high-level administration tasks and have consistently been promoted throughout their career. 

Rate / Salary:
$65/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Exceptional organisational, coordination and correspondence skills
  • Executive assistant experience
  • Managed HR, recruitment, executive committees and undertaken wider secretariat functions
  • Managed meetings, events, minutes, agendas and the collation of papers
  • Solid experience in stakeholder engagement
  • Highly adaptable to changing situations and demonstrated ability to learn quickly
Our Assesment:

A great all-round candidate with a plethora of skills, coupled with an excellent attitude. Has the capacity to take on a variety of coordination functions and is able to hit the ground running. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Temporary or permanent roles
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
55375

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Secretariat and Coordinator

13 years' experience in state and federal governments preparing high-level reports, budget paper submissions, cabinet documents, presentations and strategies to GM / CEO / Board level staff members. Experience as Lead Secretariat for 14 working groups going through a large organisational change management process.

Rate / Salary:
$105 - $110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Commerce majoring in finance and economics
  • Experience researching and preparing a range of high-level government program and project documentation, including reports, briefing notes and submissions
  • Highly developed stakeholder engagement skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong secretariat experience
  • Strong evidence-based policy research experience
Our Assesment:

Referees describe this candidate as a high performing contractor that is autonomous, intelligent and gets across new and complex content quickly. They have a strong ability to get stakeholders on side and bring people together for a common cause. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
48617

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Secretariat / Project Officer

This is the candidate you have been waiting for...

This candidate is a plug and play contractor with extensive experience in government administration and practices and sound knowledge of implementing procedures in support of change. They have a proven strong ability to focus on projects to ensure high accuracy and to see the project through to successful completion. This candidate has a strong record of success in a variety of settings and tasks which shows a capacity to deliver quality outcomes within tight timeframes.

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 30+ years experience within the APS
  • Extensive experience providing high-level secretariat support
  • Research and development of committee discussion papers, agendas and letters
  • Drafting minutes and meeting statements
  • Progressing and tracking action items
Our Assesment:

You will get the best out of this candidate by giving them copious amounts of work to complete with the autonomy and letting them work tirelessly and efficiently until they present you with the completed work before the deadline. This candidate will excel in a position where they have a collaborative manager who provides clear objectives, and then allows this person autonomy to achieve goals. This candidate has previously contracted for HorizonOne Recruitment with exceptional feedback.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
14949

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Secretariat and Governance Manager

19 years’ experience in the federal government specialising in secretariat and governance management at the APS6 and EL1 levels. Experience providing secretariat support to several high-profile taskforces and committees requiring strong stakeholder engagement and governance coordination skills.

Rate / Salary:
$80 - $85/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • High level secretariat and administration experience
  • Team management and leadership experience at the EL1 level
  • Drafting of project management and governance documentation
  • Exceptional coordination and correspondence skills
  • High level attention to detail with solid organisational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator
Our Assesment:

This is a highly professional and friendly individual. They have demonstrated their ability to transition into a new environment quickly.

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

Reference #:
51126

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Professional Administrator and EA

This candidate has a diverse skill set who is able to transfer their professional abilities into a number of administrative roles. They have previously held APS6 admin positions and are now searching for their next coordination role in the public service. They are open to both general admin and EA roles. 

Rate / Salary:
$50/hr + GST or $80K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Excellent administration experience and high-level administrative decision-making support
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills  
  • Diary, email, call management
  • Strong analytical and assessment skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication
  • Outcome driven and ability to work to tight deadlines and manage competing priorities
Our Assesment:

This individual was well presented and came across as both calm and confident. They are very engaging and eager to use their skills in a new position that will further enhance their professional abilities. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Temporary or permanent
Availability:
1 week's notice

Reference #:
48565

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

APS4 Assessment Officer

This candidate has a solid background in processing and assessment roles. With a Baseline security clearance and solid experience within the APS, this individual would be a reliable and hard-working employee.

Rate / Salary:
$45/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • High volume application processing and assessment
  • Liaising and correspondence when dealing with assessment inquires
  • High level attention to detail, sound organisation and good time management skills
  • Exceptional coordination capabilities and able to work with challenging workflows
  • Strong written and verbal communicator
Our Assesment:

This individual has good experience at the APS4 level which has given them a range of sought-after skills. They are a current HorizonOne contractor and have a proven track record of strong performances, having been extended in previous positions. This candidate is highly personable and professional and their performances are backed up by solid reference reports.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or temporary
Availability:
1 week's notice

Reference #:
46961

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878


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Change Managers

HR Change Managers


Senior HR Change Manager

An experienced senior HR professional who adds value to organisations through expertise in change management, strategic HR advice, reporting and governance, workforce planning, industrial relations, and employment law. Specialist in shaping high-performance cultures and retaining high performing talent.

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong super EL2 and acting SES level experience in the Commonwealth
  • Solid commercial background from Sydney
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems and deal with difficult employment scenarios
Our Assesment:

A well-rounded professional who presents as confident, bright, competent, and engaging with highly developed interpersonal and communication skills. Able to articulate complex matters succinctly and clearly. Track record of adding value to numerous and varied organisations. Will perform best with challenging, interesting, and complex work.

Opportunities Seeking:
Government contracts or consulting firms
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
47608

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Senior HR / Change Manager

They are an accomplished HR professional who has been able to deliver results across state and federal governments. During their 15 years' experience in HR they have been responsible for leading sizable changes in very large departments.

Rate / Salary:
$110 - $120/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Masters qualifications
  • Strategic workforce planning
  • Change management
Our Assesment:

They are an engaging, polished and emotionally aware candidate who is impressive at interview. They are driven to produce outcomes and have enjoyed roles in large complex departments where they have been able to successfully implement change.

With the strength of being able to implement change through to embedded stakeholders, they would be able to assess and make an impact on any sizable project. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
3213

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Organisational Change Managers


Communications Consultant - Media and Journalism

This candidate is a communications professional with more than 20 years’ experience in a fast-paced print media environment, with a strong background in journalism, consulting and digital media. Specialising in designing and implementing communications strategies, they are an ambitious and influential player transitioning from the private sector. Business focused and carries substantial energy and passion for communications and media. 

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST or $123K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong written communication skills with the ability to influence stakeholders
  • Extensive management experience
  • Bi-lingual – proficiency in Indonesian
  • Strong experience in change and project management and communications strategy
  • Frontline experience across traditional and new media, including starting up national digital news network.
Our Assesment:

At interview this candidate presented as a high performing and strategic communications professional. They are a very confident speaker and can clearly articulate their experience and skills. This candidate would thrive in a fast-paced work environment and could manage deadlines and large workloads well. This candidate would be able to draw on their experience in the media and suit a dynamic, fast-paced team environment, interacting with varying levels of skill-sets, management and backgrounds.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
1 week's notice

Reference #:
55374

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

Org Change Manager - National Security and Law Enforcement

This candidate is an MBA qualified senior change practitioner, with 14+ years in national security and law enforcement including six years in Big 4 management consulting experience, across Federal Government and security agencies.

Rate / Salary:
$165/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • ITIL, PROSCI Change Management, Risk Management Institute Australia, Lean Six Sigma, Practitioner and Foundation
  • Excellent emotional intelligence and people management skills founded on mentoring, coaching and leading teams to achieve productive outputs 
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across exceptionally at interview. They have a contagious energy and enthusiastic personality that you notice from the moment you meet them. They communicate articulately and concisely. Their referee (Partner at Big 4) describes their strengths as, “very strong work ethic, diligent focus to quality and delivering timeframes, strong people manager and a high capability in drawing together practical and research perspectives." They say this candidate would be an asset to any organisation.

This candidate is great value at this rate considering their experience and would quickly add value to any national security or law enforcement agency.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
31602

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Organisational & HR Change Manager

This extremely personable candidate is a highly skilled change, strategic HR, learning and organisational development professional with over 20 years' experience.

They could come into your organisation and easily a wear the learning and development, organisational or HR change manager hat(s) which gives you great flexibility.

Rate / Salary:
$150/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Master of Organisational Psychology
  • An acknowledged expert in organisational, cultural and transformational change, adult learning and leadership coaching
  • Experienced HR professional and facilitator of professional and technical training programs and psychometric tools in large and complex knowledge-based organisations
Our Assesment:

HorizonOne have successfully placed this candidate twice and have received excellent feedback from both managers.

This candidate has the proven and award-winning ability to influence new directions within organisations. They are excellent at working through relationship building and stakeholder engagement using an outcome and benefits-focused approach.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
47671

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Organisational Change and Project Manager

This candidate is a project / change manager with a history of working on large scale HR and ICT infrastructure projects across the public and private sectors. They like working on complex, challenging roles where they are involved in the end to end delivery change and projects. They are experienced in managing projects and delivering change in business / corporate and ICT projects.

Rate / Salary:
$150/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Solid governance, compliance and risk strategies developed through working on projects up to $17 billion
  • Proven stakeholder engagement skills through delivering complex multi-agency and multinational projects
  • Ability to provide high level strategic advice to all levels of stakeholders in relations to a project
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across as personable, driven and methodical. Their strengths are getting people to commit to responsibilities and ensuring milestones are met. They take a diverse and flexible approach to change based on what is required.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
8742

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Data/Statistical Analysts

APS Level Data Analyst


Database Specialist - Programming and Development

This developer is looking at entering the contracting market after 14+ years as permanent within the APS. They would add value to a business team that needs an IT person with excellent communication skills who can provide an innovative approach to issues, tasks, and applications.

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Coding proficiency in VBA, Access, Teradata, SAS, SQL, Oracle, Java & C# 
  • Strong APS experience creating databases and tools for a variety of business teams
  • Experienced in developing and maintaining a data warehousing environment in Teradata/SAS
  • Develop an efficient ETL process from an Oracle database, consisting of hundreds of millions of records
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a strong communicator that is able to explain technical jargon and processes with ease to a non-technical audience. They work best in a business area where they are able to support and enable policy and program outcomes using technology.

Excellent reference report on file which includes, "Best person who’s ever worked with me in a technical role and his interpersonal skills are great," and that they would rehire this candidate again in a second.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
54455

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Junior Data Analyst APS5

A solid junior Data Analyst with strong skills across a range of programming tools. This candidate has APS experience and good interpersonal skills and would make an excellent fit in a new team.

Rate / Salary:
$70/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Advanced excel skills - the extraction and use of test matrices, creation of linear regression models 
  • Knowledge of SQL script developments, R, system, integration and unit testing 
  • Strong communicator - good communicator of complex information 
  • Excellent problem solving abilities
Our Assesment:

This candidate is personable and very easy to get along with, very bright and presents professionally. They work quickly while maintaining high attention even when completing highly monotonous data cleansing roles. This candidate has strong references on file and I have had great feedback from their current manager.

This candidate has a solid background across various technical programming tools and would be a valuable team asset.

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

Reference #:
51365

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Management Level Data Analyst


Database Specialist - Programming and Development

This developer is looking at entering the contracting market after 14+ years as permanent within the APS. They would add value to a business team that needs an IT person with excellent communication skills who can provide an innovative approach to issues, tasks, and applications.

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Coding proficiency in VBA, Access, Teradata, SAS, SQL, Oracle, Java & C# 
  • Strong APS experience creating databases and tools for a variety of business teams
  • Experienced in developing and maintaining a data warehousing environment in Teradata/SAS
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    Developed an efficient ETL process from an Oracle database, consisting of hundreds of millions of records
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a strong communicator that is able to explain technical jargon and processes with ease to a non-technical audience. They work best in a business area where they are able to support and enable policy and program outcomes using technology.

Excellent reference report on file which includes "Best person who’s ever worked with me in a technical role and his interpersonal skills are great," and that they would rehire this candidate again in a second.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
54455

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Economists

Economists


Director Level Workforce Policy and Economic Strategist

This candidate has a wealth of high-level government experience including as Manager of Government Services at International SOS, and formerly as Chief of Staff to the Australian Trade Minister. This candidate demonstrates networking, communication, policy development, management and team-building skills of the highest order, enabling management of complex policy issues, delivering outcomes and driving change. 

Rate / Salary:
$115/hr + GST or $150K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Developed, negotiated and communicated Australia’s views on economic and labour policy 
  • Represented Australia on the Committee on Freedom of Association 
  • Advised Australian and foreign business on government engagement strategies including the pursuit of trade and investment transactions, financial, tax and regulatory matters
  • Principal strategist and adviser to Minister including oversight of all trade and economic policy development and implementation, office management, staff appointments, development of forward agenda, liaison with Australian business, unions and other stakeholders, contribute to whole of government outcomes
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a high level political and public policy experience across a range of federal government portfolios, team development and management, negotiation and networking skills, private sector experience. A forward thinker who is available immediately after spending time overseas. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent and consulting opportunities in Government
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
9369

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878


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Governance, Risk & Assurance

Audit & Assurance


Audit and Assurance Advisor

An experienced professional specialising in internal audit, risk management, and corporate governance. Strong experience with reviews, audits, and risk assessments in the public sector.

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong experience with fraud control, enterprise risk, operational risk, and strategic risk stemming from an accounting and audit background
  • Background in performance reporting, business assurance, compliance, and internal audit
  • CPA and Certified Practising Risk Manager
  • Able to engage with and influence senior stakeholders
Our Assesment:

A mature professional with well-formed interpersonal skills. Has a wealth of experience to draw from, and will operate well independently or in a team environment. Able to deal with stakeholders at all levels, and will present work to a high standard and on time.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts up to 6 months
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
48367

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878


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Governance & Risk


APS6 Risk Management Officer

Up and coming risk management officer with Big 4 experience looking to expand their career within the public service. Experience developing risk plans and conducting branch-wide risk assessments for several federal government programs. 

Rate / Salary:
$80 - $85/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong knowledge of the Commonwealth Risk Management Framework
  • Experience conducting evaluations and audits on a range of federal government programs as a Big 4 consultant 
  • Experience developing high-level policy advice and cabinet submissions
  • Strong writing skills
  • Strong legislation interpretation skills
Our Assesment:

Proven to be a high performer as has been extended three times in their current contract. Ambitious and diligent candidate with exceptional communication skills.

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

Reference #:
50581

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Super EL2 (Operational Excellence)

This candidate is a pragmatic and experienced operational excellence leader with 15+ years’ experience managing quality and compliance management systems of large and medium, private and public sector manufacturing enterprises. 

They have a track record of innovation driven by continuous improvement and a systems focus to solve complex organisational problems and drive profitability.

Rate / Salary:
$200K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Applies quality, lean, business process management and the alignment of strategic view into an operational context to achieve operational excellence
  • Qualified as an ISO 9001 Lead Auditor and are due to complete their MBA and Lean Black Belt later this year
  • Redesigned the quality management system integrating with the safety and environmental management systems to align more closely with the strategic direction of the organisation, facilitating agility, flexibility and improving overall efficacy resulting in re-certification to ISO9001:2015, with no findings
Our Assesment:

This candidate is looking for an opportunity that is going to challenge them and provide them with more responsibility and opportunities for growth. They are looking at applying their skills and experience into another department or consulting within a Tier 1 or Tier 2 firm.

Their strengths are being able to take a strategic assessment of processes and procedures, creating a streamlined and efficient process and procedures efficiency and applying it into a broader operational context.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
36987

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Corporate Governance and Risk Manager

15+ years’ experience in corporate governance, risk management, integrity, probity, fraud and internal audit. Experience working through top tier consultancy firms, they are comfortable with all levels of government and has worked closely with secretaries and agency heads. 

Rate / Salary:
$105 - $115/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Highly qualified - Master of Corporate Governance, Graduate Diploma of Fraud Investigations, Graduate Certificate in Management (Law), Graduate Certificate in Financial Investigations, Bachelor of Commerce
  • Experience working with over 50 different organisations, including Commonwealth, state, territory and local governments
  • Strong experience solving complex problems within an organisation’s corporate governance frameworks
  • Highly developed risk management skills and experience developing overarching systems for risk oversight
Our Assesment:

Intelligent candidate with experience across a range of areas. Will tackle a risk, governance or compliance challenge head-on. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
6960

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Governance and Assurance Advisor

An experienced professional specialising in internal audit, risk management, and corporate governance. Strong experience with reviews, audits, and risk assessments in the public sector.

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong experience with fraud control, enterprise risk, operational risk, and strategic risk stemming from an accounting and audit background
  • Background in performance reporting, business assurance, compliance, and internal audit
  • CPA and Certified Practising Risk Manager
  • Able to engage with and influence senior stakeholders
Our Assesment:

A mature professional with well-formed interpersonal skills. Has a wealth of experience to draw from, and will operate well independently or in a team environment. Able to deal with stakeholders at all levels, and will present work to a high standard and on time.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts up to 6 months
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
48367

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Risk & Financial Analyst

Experienced risk, credit and financial analyst with experience in the federal government and private banking sectors. Specialises in conducting detailed risk and financial viability assessments of banking portfolios, government programs / projects and business plans. 

Rate / Salary:
$85 - $95/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Highly qualified with tertiary qualifications in information management, arts, financial services, project management and business administration
  • 20 years' experience providing high level written and verbal advice to public and private clients
  • Led project teams charged with undertaking strategic analysis and reform activity
  • Risk policy formulation and implementation experience
  • Experience evaluating and modelling historical and forecast financial performance
Our Assesment:

A highly professional candidate who has contracted through HorizonOne in the past and received strong recommendations from previous supervisors. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
45881

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Governance Officer

19 years’ experience in the federal government specialising in secretariat and governance management at the APS6 and EL1 levels. Experience providing secretariat support to several high-profile taskforces and committees requiring strong stakeholder engagement and governance coordination skills.

Rate / Salary:
$80 - $85/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • High level secretariat and administration experience
  • Team management and leadership experience at the EL1 level
  • Drafting project management and governance documentation
  • Exceptional coordination and correspondence skills
  • High level attention to detail with solid organisational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator
Our Assesment:

This is a highly professional and friendly individual. They have demonstrated their ability to transition into a new environment quickly.

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

Reference #:
51126

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Fraud Compliance & Security


EL1 Security Policy Strategist

Specialist in APS security strategy and assurance policy development. Recently led the reform of a major federal department's security policy framework to convert it from a compliance-based to facilitative-based structure.

Rate / Salary:
$116/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Positive Vetting

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Diploma of Government (Investigations) + Cert IV in Government (Investigations)
  • Specialist in APS protective, personal and information security
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to breakdown barriers to change ahead of major reforms
Our Assesment:

Highly articulate and professional candidate motivated to drive new and innovative projects relating to public sector security management. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts longer than 6 months
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
51708

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Principal Investigator

A senior investigator with over 30 years' experience in both public and private sectors. Experience investigating an array of criminal and civil cases covering border crime, fraud and corruption, environmental crime, anti-competition crime, black economy crime and workplace harassment and bullying. 

Rate / Salary:
$100 - $105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Graduate Certificate in Fraud Investigation + Certificate IV in Fraud Control (Investigation)
  • Well-versed in contemporary investigation, regulatory and compliance methods and policy
  • Experience leading and managing various investigation teams (ranging from 2 to 10 staff throughout career)
  • Experience managing investigations from conception to the prosecution stage
  • Strong ability to get across new legislation quickly
Our Assesment:

An accomplished candidate that is enthusiastic about investigations and fraud. Recently relocated to Canberra and keen to add value to short or long term contracts in the public service. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
51124

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Fraud and Corruption Investigations Manager

11 years' experience leading multiple government teams through criminal and disciplinary investigations on fraud and anti-corruption.

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Diploma of Government Investigations + Cert IV in Government Investigations
  • Liaises regularly with senior executives including deputy secretaries
  • Strategic approach to fraud and corruption investigations
  • Strong staff management skills (managed teams of between five and 30 people throughout their career)
Our Assesment:

This is an intellectual and professional candidate with experience leading highly sensitive, high-profile investigation cases within the APS. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
46973

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS5/6 Fraud and Security Officer

This candidate is a motivated and driven self-starter with experience in developing and implementing security policy and frameworks within a government environment. The quality of their work is evident as they have quickly moved up in APS levels after graduating. This candidate shows great potential and won't last in the market for long.

Rate / Salary:
$70 - $85/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Completed Cert II in Security Operations, currently studying Cert III in Security Operations
  • Experience working in fraud, security policy and intelligence at APS5 and 6 levels
  • Knowledge of and experience implementing the Privacy Act and the Protective Security Policy Framework
  • Technical writing skills
Our Assesment:

An intelligent and bright candidate who is adaptable to different government environments; both small and large agencies. Positive attitude and shows potential for a long and successful career in the APS. Suited to a challenging APS5/6 role in security policy / compliance / regulation / fraud.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
2887

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Human Resources

HR Generalists


Director Human Resources

High-level director with extensive HR experience as a consultant and manager in multiple organisations. They specialise in HR transformation projects within federal government departments and agencies and have expertise in organisational change management.

Rate / Salary:
$185/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Leadership of HR reviews, programs, and major change projects with whole of organisation impacts for diverse and complex workforces
  • Proven ability to deliver high-quality outcomes under pressure and in complex and ambiguous environments
  • Developed organisational expertise in leadership, communication, and change management models
  • Successfully developed workforce plans and training strategies
  • Proven stakeholder management, project planning, and delivery skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a high performing HR professional who is passionate and extremely knowledgeable, they present well and are articulate and influential in their approach. This candidate would offer a great deal to a large, complex organisation. They have a lot of energy and would be able to draw on their experiences and be highly successful within a fast-changing and dynamic working environment.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract, permanent or non-ongoing
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
35818

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

HR Generalist

This candidate is a HR professional with a 17 year career focused on HR roles in the ICT industry with a broad skill set covering roles including Senior HR Business Partner, Resource Manager, Talent Acquisition Specialist and as an onsite consultant.

Rate / Salary:
$95/hr + GST or $110K+ Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Expert knowledge of HR policies and procedures, employment law and the ability to quickly assess scenarios and apply best practice and options
  • Adaptable to changing policies, procedures, organisational structure and priorities
  • Pragmatic and creative problem solver
  • Experienced in recruitment, onboarding, performance management, remuneration review, and coaching
  • Expert knowledge and passion for effective recruitment practices
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview with strong communication skills and an empathetic and influential style. They are personable and genuine with a passion for succeeding. 

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

Reference #:
55895

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Human Resource Manager

This high performing senior EL2 has 15+ years APS experience predominating in small-medium sized agencies requiring broad HR competencies. They have significant strength in supporting senior executives to achieve their people objectives with strong technical skills around IR, EBA negotiations, PS Act matters and code of conduct. They were recommended to us as an HR professional who "gets the job done" to a very high standard and in a practical, pragmatic way. 

They are looking for a broad, challenging role in small-medium sized agencies where there is a clear role for HR to add value to the organisation's strategic objectives. 

Rate / Salary:
$140K - $150K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Broad range of HR competencies end to end for smaller agencies
  • Strong writing competencies, produces high standards of polices and executive submissions
  • Strong IR, performance management and APS Act expertise
  • Managed negotiations for several enterprise agreements, collective and individual determinations
  • Strong experience with managing complex payroll / FBT / special benefits
Our Assesment:

One of the higher performing and well rounded EL2 level HR professionals we have met. Someone who can deliver the details whilst keeping a close eye on the big picture. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer at EL2 level
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
45206

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

HR Business Partner

Degree qualified senior HR professional with considerable experience in strategic and operational HR management roles across a number of sectors. With a proven track record in delivering a diverse range of HR functions in line with organisational objectives. This candidate has worked on a number of projects such as workforce planning, performance reviews and recruitment along with setting up a number of internal HR frameworks.

Rate / Salary:
$160K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong experience in both strategic and operational HR activities 
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to negotiate and influence
  • Results and outcomes focused
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Track record of partnering with business leaders to support the business and its strategies
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a very calm nature and is very client-focused. They come across as very knowledgeable with a strong passion for HR with the ability to build strong relationships.  

They excel in environments that are undergoing change with a number of project-based initiatives. They are motivated by implementing new ideas where they can make a difference for the better. This candidate would be able to draw on their experience and be a valuable member of the team.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
44641

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

HR Business Partner

A senior HR professional with over 20 years' experience in the private sector who enjoys challenging environments where they can make an impact working with leaders to align their people strategy, from values through to basic operations.

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Personable and approachable demeanour with a strong ability to effectively build relationships and work across people management
  • Strong stakeholder engagement  
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to liaise with people at all levels along 
  • Highly developed management and supervisor skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a high performing, strategic HR professional who is passionate about people and extremely knowledgeable. A conscientious and hardworking individual with a keen sense of company vision and the ability to translate this into plans, actions, and success.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
30976

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Senior HR / Change Manager

An experienced senior HR professional who adds value to organisations through expertise in change management, strategic HR advice, reporting and governance, workforce planning, industrial relations, and employment law. Specialist in shaping high-performance cultures and retaining high performing talent.

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong super EL2 and acting SES level experience in the Commonwealth Government
  • Solid commercial background from Sydney
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems and deal with difficult employment scenarios
Our Assesment:

A well-rounded professional who presents as confident, bright, competent, and engaging with highly developed interpersonal and communication skills. Able to articulate complex matters succinctly and clearly. Track record of adding value to numerous and varied organisations. Will perform best with challenging, interesting, and complex work.

Opportunities Seeking:
Government contracts or consulting firms
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
47608

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Human Resource Manager - Private Sector

This highly-dynamic and driven HR specialist is seeking private sector HR roles. They operate as a generalist however their particular strengths are industrial and workplace relations. As an outcome-focused individual, they will thrive in a project or outcomes-focused environment.

 

Rate / Salary:
$130K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Interpreting legislation, regulations, awards, acts and industrial agreements together with policies and procedures
  • Developing and implementing HR policies and procedures to promote best practice and ensure compliance with legislation
  • Overseeing compliance with relevant WHS and workers compensation legislative requirements
  • Strong stakeholder engagement with the ability to deliver a value-added service

 

Our Assesment:

This candidate has excellent experience in communicating HR issues, investigative work, implementing HR policy and contributing to the overall strategic plan. They are looking for project or generalist work in HR and would excel in a private sector organisation that requires someone who can deliver a range of HR initiatives. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
7107

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Organisational & HR Change Manager

This extremely personable candidate is a highly skilled change, strategic HR, learning and organisational development professional with over 20 years' experience.

They could come into your organisation and easily wear the learning and development, organisational or HR change manager hat(s) which gives you great flexibility.

Rate / Salary:
$150/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Master of Organisational Psychology
  • An acknowledged expert in organisational, cultural and transformational change, adult learning and leadership coaching
  • Experienced HR professional and facilitator of professional and technical training programs and psychometric tools in large and complex knowledge-based organisations
Our Assesment:

HorizonOne successfully placed this candidate twice and have received excellent feedback from both managers.

They have proven and award-winning ability to influence new directions within organisations. They are excellent at working through relationship building and stakeholder engagement using an outcome and benefits-focused approach.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
47671

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 HR Generalist

An influential professional with an extensive background in HR management including change management, policy development, talent management, training, and capability development. In addition, they have solid project management experience in complex departmental program areas.

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST or $125K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong experience in both strategic and operational HR activities 
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to negotiate and influence
  • Results and outcomes-focused
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
Our Assesment:

A highly motivated and energetic person who has proven results in a variety of HR aspects. They are highly driven to achieve effective and innovative change management and culture change initiatives. With their drive and passion, they would be able to be a successful and valuable member of the team.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract, permanent or non-ongoing
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
54144

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 HR Generalist / Workforce Planner

HR practitioner with more than 25 years’ experience and highly developed skills in recruitment, workforce design, job design and corporate governance. This candidate would make an effective and positive contribution to a variety of positions.

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST or $120K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Broad experience with staffing issues and interpreting and applying legislation
  • Extensive general HR background across most areas including HR strategy, workforce planning and operations
  • Experienced in performance management policy and procedures
  • Solid Stakeholder engagement skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a direct and forthright communicator who is results orientated. This candidate is confident, competent and intelligent with highly developed interpersonal skills. They would add a great deal of value within the team while delivering on key outcomes.

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

Reference #:
31498

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 HR Generalist

An experienced HR and organisational development practitioner with over 14 years’ experience in the public sector. Has the ability to work with executives across disciplines and develop strategies and implement tools and resources to address challenging organisation issues.

Rate / Salary:
$105 - $110/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong project management and change management experience
  • Strong strategic planning and performance reporting skills
  • Innovation and design skills
  • Learning and development and training design
  • Expertise in grievance management
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a wealth of experience in various areas of HR with strong attention to detail. They are very analytical in their approach with an easy-going nature and can-do attitude.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
10648

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 HR Generalist

This candidate is a high performing HR Generalist with experience in workforce planning, recruitment, performance management, and payroll. They are a proactive leader skilled in transforming teams and delivering sustainable results.

Rate / Salary:
$60/hr or $110K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong leadership qualities with a strong sense of initiative, flexibility, and accountability
  • Strong work ethic with high attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational, planning and time management skills
  • Results-oriented with superior problem solving and decision-making abilities
  • Strong stakeholder engagement with the ability to influence and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Highly analytical and detail orientated with a continuous improvement mindset
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview with the ability to clearly demonstrate their skills and experience. They are confident in their abilities and would be an effective team member.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract, permanent or non-ongoing
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
52450

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 HR Generalist

A highly experienced client service, administration, and human resources officer. This candidate has gained experience in industrial relations, recruitment, workplace performance, development and training of staff within both the private and public sectors.

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr + GST or $85K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong skills in performance management and performance reporting 
  • Experience in a board range of HR functions within the APS
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Experience implementing APS policy
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview and is confident in their skills and abilities. They have strong communication skills and attention to detail with the ability to adapt quickly to various environments. This candidate has recently completed a contract through HorizonOne where we received very good feedback. They are available for an immediate interview and an immediate start.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract, permanent or non-ongoing
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
46759

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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HR Strategy


HR Manager

This candidate is a versatile HR professional with over 15 years’ experience in people, culture and HR management. Their experience has predominantly been in private sector organisations and has the ability to switch between operational and strategic work while offering commercially pragmatic solutions.

Rate / Salary:
$200K inc Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Full employee lifecycle management, business partnering, managing employee relations cases, performance, talent acquisition
  • HR strategy and managing organisational change projects including large and small scale structural change initiatives
  • Developing training and development programs
  • Developing and delivering objectives, strategies and policies for HR activities to achieve business goals
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview and is a confident, outgoing and communicative character. Their referees describe them as a high performer with the ability to develop a strong rapport with staff and stakeholders. This candidate clearly enjoys a challenging and fast-paced environment where they can make an impact, delivering innovative and strategic projects to align with business objectives. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
55311

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Senior HR / Change Manager

An experienced senior HR professional who adds value to organisations through expertise in change management, strategic HR advice, reporting and governance, workforce planning, industrial relations, and employment law. Specialist in shaping high-performance cultures and retaining high performing talent.

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong super EL2 and acting SES level experience in the Commonwealth
  • Solid commercial background from Sydney
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems and deal with difficult employment scenarios
Our Assesment:

A well-rounded professional who presents as confident, bright, competent, and engaging with highly developed interpersonal and communication skills. Able to articulate complex matters succinctly and clearly. Track record of adding value to numerous and varied organisations. Will perform best with challenging, interesting, and complex work.

Opportunities Seeking:
Government contracts or consulting firms
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
47608

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Learning & Development


APS6 / EL1 Learning and Development Officer

Starting their career as a teacher, this candidate has gained over 30 years’ experience in L&D where they have developed strong skills in developing and working closely with business areas to determine and develop training requirements. This candidate has completed Certificate 2 in training and assessment along with various other qualifications.

 

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced in developing and designing training requirements
  • Strong planning and coordination skills
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • High attention to detail 
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a wealth of experience in L&D with strong attention to detail and an easy-going nature. They communicate effectively with a strong passion for L&D. They would be a great addition to the team and would be able to add significant value.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
46781

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Learning and Development Officer (NV2)

High performing professional with over 15 years of industry experience. During this time they have worked within multiple agencies, both private and government, across many portfolios fulfilling a wide range of roles some of which include ICT, L&D, communications and management.

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr + GST or $100K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience in editing, evaluating and reviewing training documentation
  • Strong internal and external stakeholder engagement
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail  
Our Assesment:

This candidate is goal-orientated who thrives on working in a busy fast-paced environment. They are a confident communicator with the ability to connect with a broad range of stakeholders.

Opportunities Seeking:
Part-time contract, permanent or non-ongoing
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
51907

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Recruitment


APS6 Recruitment Officer

This candidate is a strong HR generalist with over 10 years’ experience in recruitment and delivering services across the HR portfolio, both in the public and private sectors. They are client-focused with a proven ability to develop productive relationships with all levels of staff, and strength for managing a range of HR programs.

Rate / Salary:
$85K - $90K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Recruitment experience within the public service
  • Experience in a broad range of HR functions
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Experience in managing recruitment, logistics and induction process
  • Strong communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail
Our Assesment:

This candidate has an easy-going nature and good team player who is willing to help out where needed. They are an experienced HR/recruitment officer with a strong experience in building relationships. They would be able to hit the ground running in various environments and be an effective member of the team. This candidate is highly recommended.

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

Reference #:
48622

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Work Health & Safety


Senior WHS and Rehabilitation Officer

This candidate is a WHS and rehab specialist with over 15 years’ experience within the government and private sectors. During this time they have gained extensive case management experience and have built rehabilitation and WHS management systems to national compliance standards.

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Designed, implemented and reviewed rehabilitation management system to meet regulatory compliance for the Commonwealth Government
  • Extensive claims management experience
  • Proven ability in developing and implementing strategic plans, policies and procedures to reduce workers’ compensation premiums
  • Experience in reviewing and implementing rehabilitation management software tools that meet AS4081 compliance 
  • Sound understanding of legislative requirements and policies
Our Assesment:

This candidate has an exceptional background and solid understanding of WHS and injury management in all aspects, they would be a great addition to the team and would be able to add significant value.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
1 week's notice

Reference #:
48035

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS 6/EL1 Rehabilitation Case Manager

An experienced candidate with a strong and demonstrated background working across all aspects of WHS and injury management including implementing strategies within the rehabilitation process for complex injury cases.

Rate / Salary:
$95K - $100K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced conducting audits of rehabilitation management systems 
  • Strong risk management process and analysis experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of and ability to apply APS legislative requirements and policies
  • Experienced in the development and implementation of new rehabilitation systems
Our Assesment:

A friendly and personable candidate with a strong background in both injury management and WHS. This candidate is task-oriented and keen on achieving and delivering set goals. This candidate is people orientated and enjoys positions where they can make an impact. Their skills and experience will see them succeed in any WHS positions at, or above, their level.

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 transfer, permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
29270

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Payroll


APS6 Payroll / HR Officer (NV1)

An experienced HR professional with 30 years’ experience in finance, payroll and the full complement of HR functions.

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr + GST or $95K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong payroll experience
  • Strong communication and stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to liaise at all levels
  • High attention to detail
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a friendly easy-going nature who is confident in their abilities. They have good communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate their skills and experience.

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 transfer, permanent or contract
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
55581

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Aurion Consultant

This candidate will be highly sought after and is currently seeking short term projects where they can put their skills into play and help with the implementation of organisational changes and strategic plans as well as streamline processes.

Rate / Salary:
$160 - $180/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Ability to drive the business through large business change and transformations
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of HR systems including Aurion HRMIS as well as cross-functional integration improvements
Our Assesment:

This individual is highly capable in all aspects of Aurion from HR coordination, workforce planning, HR training, change management, business process improvements and HR implementations.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Negotiable

Reference #:
44258

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Experienced Aurion Consultant

This sought after candidate has over 20 years’ experience in Aurion and is currently seeking short term projects where they can help implement organisational changes and streamline processes to meet the strategic plans of the organisation.

Rate / Salary:
$160 - $180/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Aurion process change, integration and business processing
  • Experienced in undertaking a series of data cleansing
  • Maintaining and reviewing the data integrity of Aurion
  • Experienced in developing end to end business process solutions
Our Assesment:

This candidate is highly capable in all aspects of Aurion from HR coordination, workforce planning, HR training, change management, business process improvements and HR implementations.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Negotiable

Reference #:
44946

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Human Resource Manager - Private Sector

This highly-dynamic and driven HR specialist is seeking private sector HR roles. They operate as a generalist however their particular strengths are industrial and workplace relations. As an outcomes-focused individual, they will thrive in a project or outcomes-focused environment.

Rate / Salary:
$130K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience in interpreting legislation, regulations, awards, acts and industrial agreements together with policies and procedures
  • Experience in developing and implementing HR policies and procedures to promote best practice and ensure compliance with legislation
  • Experience overseeing compliance with relevant WHS and workers compensation legislative requirements
  • Strong stakeholder engagement with the ability to deliver a value-added service

 

Our Assesment:

This candidate has excellent experience in communicating HR issues, investigative work, implementing HR policy and contributing to the overall strategic plan. They are looking for project or generalist work in HR and would excel in a private sector organisation that requires someone who can deliver a range of HR initiatives. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
7107

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Payroll Officer

Experienced senior payroll officer with over 15 years’ experience in the government sector where they have gained experience in all aspects in the payroll function.

Rate / Salary:
$85K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong government payroll management experience
  • High attention to detail and strong stakeholder engagement
  • Strong experience in Aurion and SAP
  • Ability to interpret legislation and apply as required
Our Assesment:

This candidate has an easy-going, can-do attitude with the ability to hit the ground running. They are passionate about payroll with strong attention to detail and is results orientated.

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 transfer
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
47518

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Payroll Officer (Part time)

This candidate has over 10 years of experience as a Payroll Officer where they have gained experience in all aspects of payroll from commencement to termination using Aurion, SAP, and Peoplesoft. 

Rate / Salary:
$80K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong government payroll management experience
  • High attention to detail and strong stakeholder engagement
  • Strong experience in Aurion
  • Ability to interpret legislation and apply as required
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview with the ability to clearly demonstrate their skills and experience. They have an honest and friendly demeanour which gives them the ability to develop and maintain strong relationships. They have strong attention to detail and analytical skills, and they thrive in a complex and changing environment. Comments from their referee indicate that they are a strong performer and a highly valued member of the team.

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
54817

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Independent Consultants (Executive Level)

Independent Consultants (Executive Level)


Communications Manager - Media and Journalism

This candidate is a communications professional with more than 20 years’ experience in a fast-paced print media environment, with a strong background in journalism, consulting and digital media. Specialising in designing and implementing communications strategies, they are an ambitious and influential player transitioning from the private sector. Business focused and carries substantial energy and passion for communications and media. 

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST or $123K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong written communication skills with the ability to influence stakeholders
  • Extensive management experience
  • Bi-lingual – proficiency in Indonesian
  • Strong experience in change and project management and communications strategy
  • Frontline experience across traditional and new media, including starting up national digital news network.
Our Assesment:

At interview, this candidate presented as a high performing and strategic communications professional. They are a very confident speaker and can clearly articulate their experience and skills. This candidate would thrive in a fast-paced work environment and could manage deadlines and large workloads well. This candidate would be able to draw on their experience in the media and suit a dynamic, fast-paced team environment, interacting with varying levels of skill-sets, management and backgrounds.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
1 week's notice

Reference #:
55374

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

Independent Consultant - COO/CFO services

CPA/Prince2 qualified consulting professional with 20+ year's experience consulting to Federal Government including through the Big4.  They are adaptable, proactive, and exceptionally strong at building relationships through consistent delivery of results. 

Rate / Salary:
SESB1 salary or $216hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Structural, functional and efficiency improvement--> reform delivery
  • Financial management advisory, performance improvement
  • Costing models, procurement advisory, costing assurance on large procurement
  • Team management/people management
Our Assesment:

Well know to HorizonOne with a strong track record consulting to our clients, we know they will deliver strong value for you. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Consulting/contracts > 6 months; SESB1 opportunities
Availability:
2 week's notice

Reference #:
29509

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Executive - Risk, Security & ICT Transformation

This candidate brings 35+ years of experience in enterprise architecture solutions, complex program and project management (end to end), strategic policy development, major procurement and contracting strategies, developing and delivering complex business continuity and disaster recovery planning (including business and community resilience strategies) and innovative solutions. 


Rate / Salary:
$200/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Previous Band 1 in large operational focused agency
  • Experienced working across strategic, operational and tactical based roles
  • Ability to establish effective relationships with external agencies and key stakeholders to ensure section and agency objectives addressed and met
  • Led the development and implementation of the Protective Security and Emergency Management within the context of whole of government policies, procedures and guidelines.
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across as articulate, softly spoken and highly intelligent. They can view a complex problem from a strategic view and is then just as comfortable to roll up their sleeves and get done in the nitty-gritty to produce an in-depth report. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanet
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
34245

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

SESB1 / Former Big 4 Partner

Well-qualified, public sector consulting professional (CAHRI, CA, Dip HR) with a well-balanced profile focusing around the COO space for a wide range of public sector organisations for over 20 years. Their strengths are in designing and driving programs of change with particular strengths around aligning functional efficiency and operational effectiveness. Whilst they have a strong finance background, they have also done a broad range of work in governance/risk/organisational frameworks.

Rate / Salary:
$230hr + GST; SESB1 Salary

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Functional efficiency and operational effectiveness reform / reviews
  • Public sector governance, risk and assurance
  • Operating model and organisational design and capability reviews
  • Performance and stakeholder engagement reforms
  • Stakeholder engagement and people management
Our Assesment:

At their interview, they presented as a high performer capable of tackling a broad range of complex challenges. They are passionate about public sector reform and driving sustainable change that makes a clear difference for Australians. We have had strong recommendations from our network about their capability to deliver results. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Perm SESB1 or Contracts/Independent consulting projects > 3 months
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
55661

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Director Level - Workforce Policy and Economic Strategist

This candidate has a wealth of high-level government experience including as Manager of Government Services at International SOS, and formerly as Chief of Staff to the Australian Trade Minister.  This candidate demonstrates networking, communication, policy development, management and team-building skills of the highest order enabling management of complex policy issues, delivering outcomes and driving change. 

Rate / Salary:
$115/hr + GST or $150K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Has developed, negotiated and communicated Australia’s views on economic and labour policy 
  • Has represented Australia on the Committee on Freedom of Association 
  • Advised Australian and foreign business on Government engagement strategies including the pursuit of trade and investment transactions, financial, tax and regulatory matters
  • Principal strategist and adviser to Minister including oversight of all trade and economic policy development and implementation, office management, staff appointments, development of forward agenda, liaison with Australian business, unions and other stakeholders, contribute to whole of government outcomes
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a high level political and public policy experience across a range of federal government portfolios, team development and management, negotiation and networking skills, private sector experience. A forward thinker who is available immediately after spending time overseas. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent and consulting opportunities in Government
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
9369

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 and Above - Strategic and Reform Focused

An engaging and successful candidate that has left their CEO position of 12+ years to find a new challenge. They are in the market to make a difference, focusing on government projects that will have a strong social impact. 

Rate / Salary:
$205+/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Ability to engage and consult with a board of directors and high level executive steering committees to affect change
  • MBA qualified with a graduate membership to the Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Has leveraged community involvement to amend government legislation that has changed industry practice
  • Liaised with Industry stakeholders to enact change to business processes and product labeling to improve consumer trust and knowledge
Our Assesment:

Highly engaging with excellent communication skills, this candidate will quickly be able to become familiar with your unique work environment. They are used to solving complex business problems as well as working with the community to affect change in government. Their experience as a hands-on CEO gives them the ability to speak with anyone regardless of level, they have a keen focus on the user experience and serving the community. 

Opportunities Seeking:
High level projects that will have a positive impact on the community
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
55339

H1R Consultant:
Georgia Johnston on (02) 6108 4878

Principal Consultant - Program / Project Management (Business Side)

Rare opportunity to have access to this highly experienced management consultant, business advisor, and program manager who understands strategy, people, process, and technology.
They have held senior consulting and program/project management positions with global professional services organisations with Big 4 and Tier 1 Systems integrator.

Rate / Salary:
$175/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Organisational change and business transformation
  • Business strategy and ICT strategy
  • Program and project management
  • Business performance improvement and business process improvement
Our Assesment:

This consultant's experience covers a range of business transformation and technology assignments, and although they have strong technical skills (BEng, MSc, MBA), their real focus is improving the business performance of their clients.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
44914

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Consultant - Policy, Strategy, Planning

20 years' experience in the public sector, with 9 years at SES level, working in strategy, policy, regulation, intelligence, corporate, business and operational planning, risk management and field operations. 

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Led the development of strategies to set the direction for a department, including the direction for a newly created agency
  • Led the development of the department’s Strategy 2020 and the preparation of a significant supporting classified document, Border Outlook 2025
  • Led the policy development for future workforce planning, staff mobility, leadership development, and has chaired Governance Committees
  • This candidate is an experienced strategist and futurist
Our Assesment:

A well presented, well-read, intelligent and articulate candidate. This candidate is a high performer with experience across the APS and in consulting with the APS. People orientated, an excellent communicator and comfortable in high-level decision making.

Opportunities Seeking:
6-12 month contracts
Availability:
1 week's notice

Reference #:
53644

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

EL1/2 Policy and Aid Specialist

18 years' experience in aid programs, and 15 years in the APS leading teams, developing policy and implementing programs. An effective partnership broker and an analytical thinker. Vast experience coordinating policy on infrastructure development in aid programs, and providing outreach support on infrastructure projects to other areas of the department.

Rate / Salary:
$115K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Management of stakeholder partnerships to deliver targeted outcomes
  • Management of strategic investments in global infrastructure facilities
  • Experience of representing Australia on infrastructure development policy with partner governments, donors and private sector
  • Preparation of high-level briefing on Australia’s infrastructure development policy
Our Assesment:

A steady, thorough and relaxed person, this candidate is dependable and predictable and performs well in a consistent and well-organised manner. This candidate is always willing to help others and can also be described as adaptable, precise, predictable, loyal and kind.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent and consulting opportunities in Government
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
52115

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878


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Marketing, PR and Communications

Marketing, PR and Communications


APS6 Communications Officer

An experienced communication, graphic designer and web publisher with over seven years of experience supporting various government departments. Their experience ranges from online publishing (internet and intranet), web development (strategic planning and website review), writing for the web and online marketing and design (graphic, web, photography).

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr + GST or $95K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong stakeholder engagement with the ability to develop strong working relationships
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • High attention to detail, strong organisation skills and ability to multi-task
  • Skilled in web management, graphic design and branding
  • Experience in developing and managing website design and content
  • Strong HTML and CSS coding experience 
Our Assesment:

A very professional Communications Officer with an in-depth knowledge of online communications. This candidate presents well at interview and shows a strong passion for creating new ideas and concepts. They have strong communication skills and would be able to fit into any team with ease.

I highly recommend interviewing this candidate

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
33959

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Marketing and Business Development in One

This candidate has qualifications in marketing and management. A strong presenter and business developer, this candidate has a board range of skills developed and a background in government, Big 4 and other commercial business.

Rate / Salary:
$130K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strategic thinker
  • Human-centered designer and researcher
  • Marcomms strategy development (digital and traditional), implementation, management
  • Business development and relationship management
Our Assesment:

This candidate is an innovative thinker who presents well. They bring a strong commercial mindset and creative thinking. Experience in brand development, the creation of marketing plans as well as content to align with company and strategic goals.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent and consulting opportunities
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
47182

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

Top-flight Candidate (NV2) - Seeking Career Progression from Big 3 Minister's Office

This candidate is an outgoing, well-polished media and communications professional who has worked hard to earn their way into very influential, senior positions during their seven years’ experience within the public and private sectors.

Rate / Salary:
$115/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Crafting communications and media strategies in support of organisational objectives and policy initiatives
  • Preparing media-ready content (media releases, media responses, talking points, editorials, speeches, social media content)
  • Engaging with stakeholders and building and maintaining relationships
  • Briefing senior staff prior to media engagements
Our Assesment:

At interview, this candidate presented exceptionally well and the details of their work history, although short, pointed to a first-class employee with an impeccable work ethic and a very clear set of goals in place for their career trajectory.

This candidate is a very capable and extremely motivated professional who has worked hard for the unique opportunities they have had, and thrived under the pressures they were presented. While this candidate will not be available til 25 May, this candidate comes with my strongest possible recommendation for interview.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contractor or permanent within fast paced government department
Availability:
Available after 25 May

Reference #:
55753

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

Communications Consultant - Media and Journalism

This candidate is a communications professional with more than 20 years’ experience in a fast-paced print media environment, with a strong background in journalism, consulting and digital media. Specialising in designing and implementing communications strategies, they are an ambitious and influential player transitioning from the private sector. Business focused and carries substantial energy and passion for communications and media. 

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST or $123K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong written communication skills with the ability to influence stakeholders
  • Extensive management experience
  • Bi-lingual – proficiency in Indonesian
  • Strong experience in change and project management and communications strategy
  • Frontline experience across traditional and new media, including starting up national digital news network.
Our Assesment:

At interview, this candidate presented as a high performing and strategic communications professional. They are a very confident speaker and can clearly articulate their experience and skills. This candidate would thrive in a fast-paced work environment and could manage deadlines and large workloads well. This candidate would be able to draw on their experience in the media and suit a dynamic, fast-paced team environment, interacting with varying levels of skill-sets, management and backgrounds.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
1 week's notice

Reference #:
55374

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day 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:
$130K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience building corporate, community and government partnerships
  • Managed the rebrand and refresh of 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. I would highly recommend interviewing them.

Opportunities Seeking:
Ongoing or non-ongoing contracts
Availability:
1 week's notice

Reference #:
30553

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Communications Manager

Strong communications and marketing professional with 15+ years’ experience in management and leadership. Has experience in government and commercial sectors where they have worked on high profile projects.

Rate / Salary:
$115K - $120K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience in delivering large high profile projects
  • High-level stakeholder engagement
  • High attention to detail
Our Assesment:

This candidate has extensive expertise in marketing and communications, writing, negotiation, stakeholder engagement, social media, branding, project management, web design and management, campaigns and events. They are very passionate about communications and would be a valuable asset to any team.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
44938

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Communications & Marketing Manager

Highly motivated marketing and communications professional with 11 years’ experience in managing successful campaigns for complex organisations including preparing and delivering communications and marketing strategies.

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr + GST or $105K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Highly proficient in website management and digital marketing 
  • Strong stakeholder engagement with the ability to create and nurture relationships
  • Strong experience in coordinating and managing large scale events
  • High attention to detail

 

 

Our Assesment:

This candidate presents as a high performing strategic communications professional with the ability to clearly articulate their skills and experience. They come across highly personable who excels in collaborative working environments. The candidate would suit a dynamic, fast-paced team environment and would highly recommend interviewing.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract, permanent or non-ongoing
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
55135

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Communications / Content Writer

This candidate is a strong writer and researcher with experience in the government and not-for-profit sectors focusing on health, medical, engineering, environment and agriculture. They are confident with writing in a wide range of formats including websites and social media channels, scientific reports, annual reports, copy for magazines, communication plans and media releases along with extensive web writing experience. They have produced content for various organisations using several content management systems.

Rate / Salary:
$115/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced in writing, uploading and managing website content
  • Experience with Drupal, Sitecore and WordPress
  • Experience in developing websites
  • Strong writing skills with the ability to turn jargon into plain English
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview and has a strong passion for writing. They are a very professional and knowledgeable content writer who enjoys projects. This candidate is currently in a short term contract position through HorizonOne Recruitment and has gained very strong feedback. They would be able to hit the ground running and be a valuable member of the team, we highly recommend this candidate.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract, permanent or non-ongoing
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
49482

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Manager

With a background in journalism, this candidate has gained over 20 years’ experience as a Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Manager. They enjoy challenging and fast-paced environments where they can make an impact, working closely with the organisation leaders to align business objectives.  

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced in overseeing communications and engagement strategies 
  • High attention to detail, strong organisational skills and ability to multi-task 
  • Experience in delivering large high profile projects
  • Strong experience in managing media enquiries
  • Experience in leading the development and marketing and sponsorship
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a high performing, strategic communications manager who is very passionate and knowledgeable. They present well and are articulate and influential in their approach. They have a wealth of experience in communications, stakeholder engagement, and management, and would be able to offer a great deal to the organisation drawing on their skills and experience working in a fast-changing, dynamic working environment.

Opportunities Seeking:
Part-time contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
48876

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Communications Manager

This candidate is a strong Communications Manager with over 20 years of experience in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors with a focus on both internal and external communications including social media.

Rate / Salary:
$98/hr + GST or $100K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and ability to liaise with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Extensive communications experience
  • High attention to detail 
  • Experienced in using Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn
  • Experience in Lucid, Drupal 8, Wordpress
Our Assesment:

This candidate is an adaptable and creative person who has a positive, outgoing and confident personality. They enjoy a challenge and has a strong eye for detail. They are creative and results-driven.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract, permanent or non-ongoing
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
2193

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Communications and Marketing Manager

An experienced Communications and Marketing Manager with over 20 years' experience within the public, private and not for profit sectors managing all aspects of communication including media and social media.

Rate / Salary:
$90K - $95K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive experience in Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn
  • Bachelor of Journalism, and a Graduate Diploma in Communications
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Minimal experience in Lucid, Drupal 8, Wordpress
Our Assesment:

A confident candidate with exceptional written, editing, research and media communications skills, they display a real passion for working with projects where they can make a positive contribution.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
26675

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

PR and Comms Specialist (NV1)

A professional communications and PR specialist with more than 14 years’ experience where they have worked across both internal and external communication positions. During this time they have gained strong experience in responding to media enquiries, preparing talking points and media materials, writing and editing articles for various mediums and preparing and delivering communication strategies.

Rate / Salary:
$90K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong ability to exercise judgment and escalate where required
  • Understanding and ability to work within APS processes and timeframes
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills enhanced by on-the-job experience writing and editing articles, web content, media alerts, media releases, and communications strategies
  • Graduate Certificate in Social Media and Public Engagement
  • Bachelor of Communications – Public Relations, majoring in Management
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview and has an easy-going personality, they strive for excellence and demonstrates loyalty and resilience with their work. They have strong skills within media and communications with the ability to adapt and work flexibly within high pressure and ever-changing environments.

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 transfer
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
38278

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Communications Officer

Detail orientated and accomplished Communications Officer with over 10 years’ experience. During this time, they have delivered expertise, innovative communication solutions and design concepts within the government. They have a proven ability to create engaging written and visual communications for a diverse range of initiatives in a fast-paced environment.

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr + GST or $85K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong stakeholder engagement  
  • Background in graphic design
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, AfterEffects) 
  • Advanced Diploma of Visual Communication and Graphic Design 
Our Assesment:

This candidate came across as very professional, with in-depth knowledge of communications and graphic design. Their strength is in attention to detail and creating new ideas and concepts, they have a creative mind and like variety in a busy working environment. I would highly recommend interviewing this candidate.

 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract, permanent or non-ongoing
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
54591

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Communications Officer

Strong communications officer gaining experience in planning and implementing effective communication strategies including maintaining websites.

Rate / Salary:
$75/hr + GST or $80K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • A personable and approachable manner with a willingness to learn
  • Experience in developing and implementing effective change management plans
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office 365, including Power BI and Visio
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview and comes across confident and capable, they are able to demonstrate solid negotiation skills accompanied by a strong ability to maintain and grow mutually beneficial internal and external relationships. They enjoy being part of a team and thrives in highly challenging working environments where they can learn and further develop their skills

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract, permanent or non-ongoing
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
44544

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Events


APS6/EL1 Event Manager

This candidate has over eight years of experience executing high-quality events for all levels of staff within both private and not for profit sectors gaining strong skills in developing project documentation, including project scoping documents, schedules, and resource management plans.

Rate / Salary:
$95/hr + GST or $110K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong communication and liaison skills, with the ability to effectively engage with project stakeholders and negotiate and influence positive outcomes
  • Strong attention to detail 
  • Creative thinker, detail orientated, results-driven
Our Assesment:

This candidate enjoys developing and maintaining strong stakeholder relationships while delivering high profile events with the ability to be creative and make an impact. They present well at interview and come across as professional and ambitious and they speak with confidence.

They are self-motivated with strong communication skills. Referees have described them as a high performer with the ability to add value to any organisation.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
1 week's notice

Reference #:
53693

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Media / Public Relations


Senior Consultant - Policy, Strategy, Planning

20 years' experience in the public sector, with 9 years at SES level working in strategy, policy, regulation, intelligence, corporate, business and operational planning, risk management and field operations. 

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Developed strategies to set the direction for a department, including the direction for a newly created agency
  • Led the development of the department’s Strategy 2020 and the preparation of a significant supporting classified document, Border Outlook 2025
  • Led the policy development for future workforce planning, staff mobility, leadership development, and has chaired governance committees
  • This candidate is an experienced strategist and futurist
Our Assesment:

A well presented, well-read, intelligent and articulate candidate. This candidate is a high performer with experience across the APS and in consulting with the APS. People orientated, an excellent communicator and comfortable in high-level decision making.

Opportunities Seeking:
6-12 month contracts
Availability:
1 week's notice

Reference #:
53644

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

Top-flight Candidate (NV2) - Seeking Career Progression from Big 3 Minister's Office

This candidate is an outgoing, well-polished media and communications professional who has worked hard to earn their way into very influential, senior positions during their seven years’ experience within the public and private sectors.

Rate / Salary:
$115.45/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Crafting communications and media strategies in support of organisational objectives and policy initiatives
  • Preparing media-ready content (media releases, media responses, talking points, editorials, speeches, social media content)
  • Engaging with stakeholders and building and maintaining relationships
  • Briefing senior staff prior to media engagements
Our Assesment:

At interview, this candidate presented exceptionally well and the details of their work history, although short, pointed to a first-class employee with an impeccable work ethic and a very clear set of goals in place for their career trajectory.

This candidate is a very capable and extremely motivated professional who has worked hard for the unique opportunities they have had, and thrived under the pressures they were presented. While this candidate will not be available til 25 May, this candidate comes with my strongest possible recommendation for interview.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contractor or permanent within fast paced government department
Availability:
Available after 25 May

Reference #:
55753

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Communications Manager / Annual and Corporate Report Coordinator

With a background in journalism, this candidate has gained over 20 years’ experience as a Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Manager. They enjoy challenging and fast-paced environments where they can make an impact, working closely with the organisation leaders to align business objectives.  

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced in overseeing communications and engagement strategies 
  • High attention to detail, strong organisational skills and ability to multi-task 
  • Experience in delivering large high profile projects
  • Strong experience in managing media enquiries
  • Experience in leading the development and marketing and sponsorship
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a high performing, strategic communications manager who is very passionate and knowledgeable. They present well and are articulate and influential in their approach. They have a wealth of experience in communications, stakeholder engagement, and management, and would be able to offer a great deal to the organisation drawing on their skills and experience working in a fast-changing, dynamic working environment.

Opportunities Seeking:
Part-time contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
48876

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Not For Profit/ Community Services

Executives & Consultants


COO / CFO

With a strong commercial finance and Big 4 background, this up and coming CEO of the future is looking for a challenging 2IC role that will stretch them to the next level. 

Rate / Salary:
$180K - $250K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong strategic finance skill set, excellent technical background
  • Broad corporate leadership competencies
  • Strong experience managing Boards and driving investment and growth
Our Assesment:

A positive, energetic family-oriented character, they will be a great investment for an organisation looking to drive lasting change. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or interim Executive
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
31450

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Not for Profit CFO / Interim Executive

NFP expert with extensive experience leading financial strategy for both small and large NFP organisation finances. If you are looking to inject a strategic vision into your finance function, or to handle a challenging time in between CFOs, they are a very safe pair of hands. Seeking consulting or part-time arrangements. 

Rate / Salary:
$185/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Advanced experience leading long term financial strategy and planning for small and large NFP organisations
  • Strong Board reporting and management experience
  • Strong experience leading finance teams, mentoring and developing
  • Strong technical accounting background
Our Assesment:

A very safe pair of hands for either contracting/consulting or an ongoing role.

Opportunities Seeking:
Part-time roles 15-25 hrs consulting CFO; Permanent part-time considered
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
30982

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

COO / Business Manager

Multi-disciplined CPA with a background in consulting practice management with strengths in financial management, governance, HR and performance management. They love the opportunity to drive continuous improvements across a business and are strong with streamlining processes and systems and leading small teams. Very strong experience with reporting to CEOs and Boards in commercial and NFP environments.

Rate / Salary:
$180K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Sound financial management competency, FC level
  • Strong business management competency, a broad range of skills
  • Excellent Board management and governance experience, company secretarial
Our Assesment:

In interview they come across as a competent, warm and engaging character who would take a lot of pride in their work. Having placed them before we know they quickly become a key advisor to the Executive.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent in NFP/NGO or medium sized commercial organisation
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
10065

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878


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Not For Profit/ Community Services


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 their next team.

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 organisaion 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. I would highly recommend interviewing.

Opportunities Seeking:
Ongoing or Non-ongoing
Availability:
1 weeks' notice

Reference #:
30553

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Policy and Program Management

APS Policy


APS6 Energy Policy Specialist

Bachelor of Science with First Class Honours and Masters in Technology Policy. Practical experience developing regulatory policies relating to the National Energy Guarantee and the Renewable Energy Target. 

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong skills in both quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Experience developing excel modeling and forecasting to balance supply and demand factors within the electricity, solar and wind markets
  • Experience engaging with key stakeholders and subject matter experts to inform policy decisions
  • Strong IT skills
Our Assesment:

Intelligent and ambitious individual with strong report writing skills and impressive academic results. Clear and succinct communication style. Won't last long in the market.

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
55981

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Science Policy Specialist

Specialist in science and research policy with domestic and international experience in the public, private and academic sectors. Co-author of leading science policy and research infrastructure documents including the Strategic Framework for Research Infrastructure Investment. 

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Knowledge and experience in the government's science policy portfolio
  • Strong leadership skills developed through the facilitation of diplomatic meetings and industry engagement
  • Responsible for the on-time delivery of the National Research Investment Plan
  • Well established networks across the university, science and research sectors
Our Assesment:

Intelligent and resourceful candidate newly available in the Canberra market. Fully equipped to work remotely or in person. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
55741

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Strategic Policy Manager - PV cleared

PV cleared Policy Manager looking for a Section 26 permanent transfer. Strong and varied experience in policy relating to national security, veterans affairs, allied health, biosecurity and science. 

Rate / Salary:
$105K + Super

Security Clearance:
Positive Vetting

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience preparing complex briefs, cabinet submissions and ministerial correspondence
  • Develops strong stakeholder and client relationships
  • Exposure to highly sensitive documents and political issues
  • Experience providing informed policy advice based on the interpretation of legislation
Our Assesment:

Generalist suited to a range of federal government policy teams. Able to step into a new role immediately with a PV clearance. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
55878

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1/2 Policy and Aid Specialist

18 years' experience in aid programs, and 15 years in the APS leading teams, developing policy, and implementing programs. An effective partnership broker and an analytical thinker. Vast experience coordinating policy on infrastructure development in aid programs, and providing outreach support on infrastructure projects to other areas of the department.

Rate / Salary:
$115K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Management of strategic investments in global infrastructure facilities
  • Management stakeholder partnerships to deliver targeted outcomes
  • Experience of representing Australia on infrastructure development policy with partner governments, donors and private sector
  • Preparation of high-level briefing on Australia’s infrastructure development policy
Our Assesment:

A steady, thorough and relaxed person this candidate is dependable and predictable and performs well in a consistent and well-organised manner. This candidate is always willing to help others and can also be described as adaptable, precise, predictable, loyal and kind.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent and consulting opportunities in Government
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
52115

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

Policy / Program Director - Section 26 Transfer

13 years' experience as an EL2 within the industry, education, employment and training sectors. Strong and collaborative leader looking to build the capability of a new public service policy team. Experience managing teams of between 5 and 40 staff. 

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Significant experience acting as a Branch Manager
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve long-standing policy issues and dysfunctional team environments 
  • Led major policy reform projects
  • Experience rebuilding large teams and leading cultural changes to improve productivity and reduce staff turnover
Our Assesment:

A collaborative and experienced leader that utilises team knowledge, builds trusted relationships and brings staff together. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
55720

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Principal Research Policy Officer

4 years' experience in federal and state government policy and project research. Specialist in the education, training and disability sectors with a focus on big-picture thinking and stakeholder consultation. 

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy and Management
  • Highly developed research skills - casts a wide net
  • Experience analysing domestic and international vocational education and training systems
  • Experience conducting strategic risk management workshops with key government and industry stakeholders
  • Experience managing small teams
Our Assesment:

Inquisitive and detailed research specialist with strong experience in public policy. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
45702

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Policy & Program Strategic Adviser

20 years’ experience leading teams through complex policy and program changes specialising in the areas of environment and energy. Strong skills in stakeholder engagement and development of action plans using tools such as risk matrices, program logic, budgets and production schedules.

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 4 qualifications: Master of Social Research, Master of Law, Master of Management and Bachelor of Economics
  • Consultative experience in both domestic and international markets
  • Experience using research methodologies to evaluate the effectiveness of public service programs
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills and the ability to produce complex reports and papers
  • Strong skills in stakeholder engagement with the ability to liaise across agencies
  • Whole of government strategic approach to policy and program implementation
Our Assesment:

The wealth of experience in both domestic and international markets is evident at interview. A senior candidate who brings experience, competence and autonomy to a policy or program contract.

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

Reference #:
37238

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Policy and Program Manager

16 years' experience in the APS working across the review, reform and redesign of diverse policies and programs (road safety, identity / cybersecurity, indigenous policy, service delivery reform, vocational education and student loans). Strong academic background with a PhD in Political Theory/Political Science. 

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience lecturing and tutoring in Australia and in the US
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with culturally diverse stakeholders 
  • Highly developed research and writing skills
  • Experience turning complex policy into practical and operational program management
Our Assesment:

A confident and professional candidate that develops productive working relationships quickly. Suited to roles that require strong research skills and academic acumen. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
45188

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Enthusiastic & Ambitious Policy Officer

Up and coming policy specialist with Big 4 experience looking to expand their career within the public service. Highly developed skills in risk management, legislation interpretation and policy implementation within a federal government environment both as a contractor and as a consultant.

Rate / Salary:
$80 - $85/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Arts majoring in Modern History
  • Highly developed risk management skills with experience developing risk plans for a variety of policy and programs
  • Big 4 experience has provided expansive experience within the federal government with a range of clients
  • Strong writing skills
  • Strong legislation interpretation skills
Our Assesment:

Proven to be a high performer as has been extended three times in their current contract. Ambitious and diligent candidate with exceptional communication skills.

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

Reference #:
50581

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

International Relations Policy Specialist

International relations advisor with experience working in Victoria (Canada), New Dehli, Vancouver and Sydney. Currently working for the Government of British Columbia, they are interested in relocating to Canberra and breaking into the APS. 

Rate / Salary:
$80 - $85/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Double Bachelors of Laws/Arts plus a Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs 
  • Public policy specialist relating to international affairs, trans-boundary issues, food security, trade and technology, education and agriculture
  • Excellent writing skills with experience preparing high level briefs for international government agencies 
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills with experience liaising with delegations, embassies and international organisations
Our Assesment:

Top-flight candidate impeccably presented at interview and extremely knowledgeable in public policy. Highly motivated to transfer their international policy experience to the Australian Government sector. Can relocate to Canberra with 2-3 weeks' notice. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
2-3 weeks' notice

Reference #:
54681

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Policy Officer

11 years’ experience across federal government policy implementation, program management and branch coordination. Strong skills in senate estimate briefing, working directly with ministers and their staff, coordinating across branches and divisions, contract management and procurement.

Rate / Salary:
$90 - $95/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive policy experience including working closely with ministers and other high-profile stakeholders
  • Strong writing, reporting and stakeholder engagement skills including managing two contracts worth $50m recently
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a strategic thinker
  • Highly developed secretariat, coordination and administration experience including minute-taking
Our Assesment:

This candidate was highly professional at interview and communicated clearly and succinctly. Her likable and easy-going demeanour will make her a strong behavioural fit for most public service environments.

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
49962

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Policy Officer - 10+ yrs exp. & Master of Public Policy (Crawford)

This high performing candidate is looking for an opportunity to apply their 10+ years extensive policy experience in an APS context.

Rate / Salary:
$70/hr +GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Master of Public Policy - Crawford School of Public Policy
  • Most suited to policy research, review and analysis based roles
  • Representative in a multi-stakeholder e-government project, also responsible for business analysis and process architecture
  • Previously provided high-level strategic advice to the ambassador and top government officials on policy and advocacy issues, public diplomacy and media as well as administrative practices and procedures
  • Experienced at drafting, editing, and proofing policy reports and analyses, media releases, and budget proposals
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across as extremely humble, even more so considering their diverse and extensive history of career progression. They have previously been the senior advisor and former deputy ambassador.

With this candidate, you are getting a very capable and experienced policy professional at essentially grad rates.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
1 week's notice

Reference #:
38457

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Up and Coming APS5 Policy Officer

Young, proactive self-starter in the last year of their law degree. They have been exposed to the public service and are looking to expand their skills in policy and legislation development and implementation. 

Rate / Salary:
$70/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Due to complete a law degree at ANU this year
  • Strong writing, research and analysis skills
  • Practical experience in applying law degree having completed two internships at family law firms
  • Exposure to the APS with experience working at the APS5 level in a recommendations role
Our Assesment:

An intelligent and driven individual who is highly motivated to take the next step in their career as a public servant. Suited to APS5 roles that utilise their law degree and exemplary communication skills. 

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

Reference #:
51387

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Bright & Motivated APS5 Policy / Regulatory Officer

This bright and motivated regulatory officer is passionate about applying policy and legislation to business processes. They have a legal background and are aiming to work as a government lawyer in the long term. They are trying to find policy work that will enrich their knowledge of government and add value to your team. 

Rate / Salary:
$75 - $80/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience applying policy to provide assessments and outcomes in relation to the Emissions Reduction Fund Scheme
  • Precise written communication demonstrated by writing and proofing in-depth contract proposals including original research and insights for Sheehan & Co Solicitors
  • Strong work ethic and ability to pick up new skills quickly as demonstrated by their ability to teach themself Power BI and deliver a product within a 3-month timeframe
Our Assesment:

This candidate communicates well and impressed me with their ability to explain their role within their previous work as well as their commitment to volunteer community work. They are an intelligent and well-balanced person.

Opportunities Seeking:
3 month+ contracts or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
55212

H1R Consultant:
Georgia Johnston on (02) 6108 4878


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APS Program Management


EL1 Program Manager - Permanent Transfer

Substantive EL1 with experience acting at EL2 level for the last two years. Now looking for an EL1 permanent transfer into a challenging program management area. Strong experience managing complex policy and program reform projects across the sectors of industry, education and trade.

Rate / Salary:
$115K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience managing teams of between 5 and 20 staff
  • Utilises evidence-based decision making using stats to back up opinion
  • Leads the development of working group papers, briefs, ministerial correspondence and advice for the minister
  • Experience translating legislative requirements into program activities to resolve issues
  • Experience delivering successful RFTs to implement new service arrangements 
Our Assesment:

Confident and experienced manager that sets a clear direction for their team under high pressure environments. Brings staff together for a common cause. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
55673

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Executive Program / Project Manager

Highly experienced candidate at the director level. This candidate has led teams of up to 30 staff with responsibilities including handling budgets in excess of $50 million. Key highlights include an Australia Day Award and Prime Minister's Gold Award for Excellence for projects they have managed and delivered.

Rate / Salary:
$130K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strategic and operational project planning
  • Consultation, collaboration and identification of problems and design of business solutions
  • Process mapping, key milestone identification and workflow management
  • Strategic business partnering, negotiation and service level agreements
Our Assesment:

This is a high-level candidate with a track record of success. A problem solver looking for the next challenge. Highly personable with excellent stakeholder engagement, this candidate is looking to run their next big project and build a team around them.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent and consulting opportunities in Government
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
51090

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

Policy / Program Director - Section 26 Transfer

13 years' experience as an EL2 within the industry, education, employment and training sectors. Strong and collaborative leader looking to build the capability of a new public service program team. Experience managing teams of between 5 and 40 staff. 

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Significant experience acting as a Branch Manager
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve long-standing program issues and dysfunctional team environments 
  • Led major policy and program reform projects
  • Experience rebuilding large teams and leading cultural changes to improve productivity and reduce staff turnover
Our Assesment:

A collaborative and experienced leader that utilises team knowledge, builds trusted relationships and brings staff together. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
55720

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1/2 Policy and Aid Specialist

18 years' experience in aid programs, and 15 years in the APS leading teams, developing policy, and implementing programs. An effective partnership broker and an analytical thinker. Vast experience coordinating policy on infrastructure development in aid programs, and providing outreach support on infrastructure projects to other areas of the department.

Rate / Salary:
$115K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Management of strategic investments in global infrastructure facilities
  • Management stakeholder partnerships to deliver targeted outcomes
  • Experience of representing Australia on infrastructure development policy with partner governments, donors and private sector
  • Preparation of high-level briefing on Australia’s infrastructure development policy
Our Assesment:

A steady, thorough and relaxed person, this candidate is dependable and predictable and performs well in a consistent and well-organised manner. This candidate is always willing to help others and can also be described as adaptable, precise, predictable, loyal and kind.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent and consulting opportunities in Government
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
52115

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Policy & Program Strategic Adviser

20 years’ experience leading teams through complex policy and program changes specialising in the areas of environment and energy. Strong skills in stakeholder engagement and development of action plans using tools such as risk matrices, program logic, budgets and production schedules.

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 4 qualifications: Master of Social Research, Master of Law, Master of Management and Bachelor of Economics
  • Consultative experience in both domestic and international markets
  • Experience using research methodologies to evaluate the effectiveness of public service programs
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills and the ability to produce complex reports and papers
  • Strong skills in stakeholder engagement with the ability to liaise across agencies
  • Whole of government strategic approach to policy and program implementation
Our Assesment:

A wealth of experience in both domestic and international markets is evident at interview. A senior candidate that brings experience, competence and autonomy to a policy or program contract.

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

Reference #:
37238

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Policy and Program Manager

16 years' experience in the APS working across the review, reform and redesign of diverse policies and programs (road safety, identity / cybersecurity, indigenous policy, service delivery reform, vocational education and student loans). Strong academic background with a PhD in Political Theory/Political Science. 

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience lecturing and tutoring in Australia and in the US
  • Demonstrated ability to engage with culturally diverse stakeholders 
  • Highly developed research and writing skills
  • Experience turning complex policy into practical and operational program management
Our Assesment:

A confident and professional candidate that develops productive working relationships quickly. Suited to roles that require strong research skills and academic acumen. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
45188

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Program Manager EL1 - Environmental and Energy Specialist

This PhD qualified candidate has an in-depth background in science, with high-level technical knowledge and research skills.

They are experienced at applying their analysis and project management skills, in designing and implementing funding programs, managing procurement for industry reports and leading sector engagement in an APS context.

Rate / Salary:
$95/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • PhD plus a Master of Chemistry
  • Experienced with grants, contracts and investment strategies in an APS context
  • Designed and implemented various funding programs, which in total have awarded almost $28 million in project funding
  • Managed procurement and contracts for the delivery of industry reports, from scope design, to seeking and assessing tenders, through to drafting and publication
Our Assesment:

This candidate has been a long term HorizonOne contractor who has had solid career progression and their high performance has been recognised through multiple year-long extensions.
They are now looking for their next role that challenges and allows them to deliver practical solutions for long-term impact, where they can also support systems and processes that benefit the wider organisation. They have excellent communication skills and are easily able to communicate, present and build rapport with ease to both technical and non-technical audiences.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
2 weeks’ notice

Reference #:
6159

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Corporate Services Manager

Extensive experience managing a small corporate services team with strong skills in financial administration, procurement, contracts, corporate policy, facilities, project and program management. Highly initiative-driven with experience running their own bookkeeping business. 

Rate / Salary:
$95 - $100/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong computer skills - Microsoft Suite, Oracle, SAP, FINEST, MYOB, QuickBooks, TRIM
  • Experience in both public and private sectors (including embassies and high commissions)
  • Strong secretarial skills and experience providing support to a range of boards and committees
  • Highly developed financial management; transnational and budgetary 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a small team, set deadlines, manage priorities and evaluate staff performance
Our Assesment:

Confident, loyal and personable candidate with a strong work ethic focused on getting the job done. A proactive employee who thoroughly enjoys a fast-paced environment. 

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

Reference #:
29030

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS6/EL1 Program Manager

This candidate is experienced in grants and contract management, policy and research and project management. They have had an impressive career living and working in Canada, Bangkok, Switzerland and Australia. They returned to Australia in 2016 and have held contract roles, specifically in contract management, evaluation and grants management.

Rate / Salary:
$65/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive experience in grants management and assessment, both from a recipient and a government perspective
  • Well developed communication, relationship building and negotiating skills across all levels of government and private sector organisations, and internal and external stakeholders
  • Well developed skills in project management and can write any type of content to suit any audience
  • Highly adaptable and independent in their working style
Our Assesment:

This candidate is well presented, professional and down to earth. They have a good grasp of their strengths and weaknesses and struck us as being intelligent and hardworking. This candidate is available for an immediate interview and start. 

Opportunities Seeking:
6 month+ contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
49550

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

APS4/5 Program Officer (NV1 )

This candidate has 10+ years' experience in high pressure, fast-paced, tactical and operational roles within the APS.

After taking a break they are now looking at returning as a contractor. At the APS4 level, they could adapt and excel to fit into any policy or program based role where they can apply their years of experience within the APS.

Rate / Salary:
$65/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Merit listed and gazetted at the APS6 Level
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Operational Service Medal for intelligence contributions
Our Assesment:

This candidate was referred to HorizonOne by one of our long term contractors. They come across at interview as quietly confident and resilient. At this level and rate, you are getting fantastic value for money.

They are an easy-going, friendly person who would quickly and easily fit into your team. It's rare at this level to find a candidate with this clearance and depth of experience

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
54513

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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APS Project Officers/Executive Officers


APS5 Project Officer

A high-performing candidate with solid experience in APS project officer positions. This bright and extroverted candidate has experience in delivering high-level project support and would add value to a new team.

Rate / Salary:
$70 - $75/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong project support experience
  • Research preparation to support project briefs, meetings and other deliverables
  • Experience corresponding with internal and external stakeholders 
  • Strong written and verbal communicator
  • Ability to understand complex processes and adapt to changing workflows
Our Assesment:

With a strong background in project officer roles in the APS, this candidate could seamlessly transition into a similar role. This candidate has a record of proven high performance and has a range of desired skills they could use to make a real impact in a new role.

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
50777

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Project Officer

This candidate is highly skilled and has been involved in projects that support half a million Australians on behalf of the Department of Health. With extensive administration and coordination skills, a baseline clearance and significant project coordination experience this candidate could make an immediate contribution to any taskforce or project areas within the health industry. They also have significant experience in working from home and are set up and ready to go for you to utilise their experience now! 

Rate / Salary:
$77/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Project Management credentials (AIM 2019)
  • Certificate III in Aged Care
  • Highly proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement - has coordinated projects involving stakeholders Australia-wide
  • Strong writing skills and experience in drafting manuals, guidelines and SOPs
  • Experienced with APS reporting 
Our Assesment:

This candidate was originally placed by HorizonOne so we can verify exceptional performance and professionalism. They have a high degree of integrity and have been trusted to work from home and flexibly for the past three years whilst achieving excellent results and even delivering projects in half the allocated time.  

Opportunities Seeking:
6 month+ contracts or permanent roles
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
934

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

NV2 Program and Project Manager

An ambitious Project and Program Manager with eight years of local and international experience. This candidate has strong analytical and writing skills and experience in program design, management and evaluation across the whole of government.

Having managed teams both in Canberra and overseas, this candidate is building leadership skills to back up their strong subject area knowledge. Possessing a BA in Business Management and an MA in Development Economics they are able to effectively communicate with a range of diverse stakeholders.

Rate / Salary:
$100K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Stakeholder engagement and relationship management
  • Regulatory and small business policy
  • Strategic planning
  • Team management and human resources
  • Public diplomacy
Our Assesment:

A personable engaging manager with a wealth of lived experience. This candidate is looking for a new challenge, they showcase what is expected of a high performer, getting up to speed quickly, delivering results on time and is able to work through problems.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent and consulting opportunities in Government
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
50826

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Corporate Project Officer

Senior public servant with 20 years' experience in the APS. Strong experience in project management, policy implementation, secretariat and budget development. 14 years' experience at the EL1/2 levels, now looking to add value quickly in APS6 level contracts. 

Rate / Salary:
$80 - $85/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Highly developed correspondence experience - writing senate estimate briefings, budget pressure bids, corporate governance material etc
  • Provided secretariat support to a range of committees and working groups
  • Experienced in a range of corporate areas - risk management, compliance, workforce strategy
Our Assesment:

A mature and reliable contractor that is well versed in public service systems and processes. Highly developed correspondence and liaison skills with experience communicating with all levels of government. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
51142

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Project, Secretariat and Governance Officer

This long term EL1 public servant is ready to make the change into contracting. They are looking for short or long term contracts across project, secretariat and governance.

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 15+ years APS experience 
  • Excellent understanding of the machinery of government and budget cycles
  • Experienced Executive Officer to a Band 3 at a central agency
  • Skilled at providing secretariat services for executive board and senior leadership committees
Our Assesment:

This candidate has been referred by a high performing contact. They excel in roles where they are given autonomy to get through the high volume of work you delegate to them.

They will excel in any roles that involve corporate governance, shareholder oversight, stakeholder engagement and successful outcomes for the management of government businesses.

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

Reference #:
52605

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Project Officer

13 years' experience in state and federal governments preparing high-level project reports, budget paper submissions, cabinet documents, presentations and strategies to GM / CEO / Board level staff members. Experience working on several high profile government projects such as an ICT payment portal transformation project.

Rate / Salary:
$105 - $110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Commerce majoring in finance and economics
  • Experience researching and preparing a range of high-level government program and project documentation, including reports, briefing notes and submissions
  • Highly developed stakeholder engagement skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong secretariat experience
  • Strong evidence-based policy research experience
Our Assesment:

Referees describe this candidate as a high performing contractor that is autonomous, intelligent and gets across new and complex content quickly. They have a strong ability to get stakeholders on side and bring people together for a common cause. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
48617

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Regulatory Project Officer

Specialist in projects relating to engineering, building, construction, WHS, technical and regulatory policy. Experience working in both the public and private sector, as well as with several national industry bodies. 

Rate / Salary:
$85 - $90/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Engineering and a Chartered Professional Engineer
  • Extensive knowledge of the building, construction and energy industries
  • Strong project management experience with a focus on defining deliverables to achieve outputs at the project outset
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement complex projects, policies and programs at a national level
Our Assesment:

Results-driven candidate with a wealth of experience behind them. Brings decisiveness and confidence to a project. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
1 week's notice

Reference #:
1819

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS4 Project Officer

With over 15 months' experience working at the APS4 level in compliance and administration, this candidate is ready to launch into the next phase of their career. A highly competent APS4 administrator, they are looking to transition into project work that will offer a challenge and stretch their skills. With experience in case management, compliance, investigations and frontline customer service, this candidate has all of the foundation skills to make a cracking project officer!

Rate / Salary:
$50/hr + GST or $75K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 15 months' experience managing their own caseload and looking at compliance and regulatory themed work
  • Well-developed writing skills - provides briefs on caseload to be signed off by the delegate
  • Strong stakeholder engagement - responsible for seeking information from the general public, often those under financial strain
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite and systems savvy
Our Assesment:

This candidate was quietly confident at interview and, whilst it was clear they need some further mentoring to get to the next phase in their career, they are a highly capable administrator that would make a smooth transition into project work if given the opportunity. A people pleaser, this candidate is eager to make a good impression and perform in any task they're given. 

Opportunities Seeking:
6 month+ contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
48947

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878


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Procurement and Contract Management

Procurement Officers/Managers


Procurement Specialist

Background in logistics management and 4 years’ experience in procurement and contract administration within the private, public and academic sectors. Extensive experience in procurement procedures and controls with knowledge in contract negotiation and management.

Rate / Salary:
$103K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Master of Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Cert IV in Government Procurement and Contract Management
  • 10 years’ experience in procurement including in the utilities sector
  • Experience developing and implementing end-to-end procurement processes, policies, regulations and strategies
  • Experience providing specialist procurement advice to internal and external stakeholders
Our Assesment:

A friendly and team-focused candidate who takes initiative wherever possible and is passionate about progressing their career. Suitable to both private and public sector procurement as has experience in both.

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

Reference #:
52275

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Procurement Officer – Section 26 transfer

Background in property management and recent experience in federal government procurement at APS6 level. Works directly with contract managers on procurement activities ranging from simple ($1,000) to complex ($13m).

Rate / Salary:
$80K - $90K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Cert IV in Government Procurement and Contract Management
  • Experience managing end-to-end procurement processes for both simple and complex procurements
  • Experience providing procurement advice to internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong knowledge of and practical experience implementing the CPRs and PGPA Act
Our Assesment:

Currently a permanent APS employee looking for a Section 26 transfer into a position where there is room for growth and development. Comes across as a professional and intelligent candidate with strong procurement knowledge.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
54262

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 ICT Procurement and Contract Manager

3 years' experience as a permanent APS5 looking to step up to the APS6 level in his next role (holds 2 x APS6 merit listed positions). Specialist in ICT procurement and contract management with experience in an end to end RFT process for a cloud services panel. 

Rate / Salary:
$85K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Cert IV in Government Procurement and Contract Management
  • Background in project management in public and private sectors
  • Received an individual R&R award for improving processes in the Training Advisory Group
  • Builds rapport quickly with team members and stakeholders
  • Initiative-driven, outcomes-focused and autonomous worker
Our Assesment:

An initiative-driven, outcomes-focused and autonomous worker who is highly motivated to stretch himself in his next role. Interested in Section 26 transfers to the APS6 level. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
54039

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Procurement Officer

This candidate has four years' experience in a procurement and contracts environment within a Commonwealth Government agency. Having reached the APS6 level, they are knowledgeable in public tendering procurement practices, specialising in complex construction, development and upgrade projects.

Rate / Salary:
$85K - $95K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 4 years' experience in government procurement and contracts role
  • Reached the APS6 level 
  • Certificate IV in Procurement and Contracting
  • Experienced with AusTender
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a strong track record with significant career progression and is keen to continue this upward trajectory. Suits an APS6 procurement and/or contracts officer role in the public or private sector.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
48921

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878


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Procurement Specialists


Private Sector Procurement and Operations Specialist

Procurement, project and operations leader with a background in engineering. Currently manages a budget of $200m as a Purchasing Manager within the energy sector. Just about to relocate to Canberra and won't last long in the market. 

Rate / Salary:
$160K - $180K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Operationally focused with extensive experience developing people, systems and business strategies
  • Drives business efficiency through clever innovation and technology
  • Hands-on experience to frontline business activities in procurement, supply chain, operations, sales, ICT and finance
  • Delivered annual savings of $2m through collaboration and negotiation in their current role
Our Assesment:

Down to earth and experienced candidate able to build positive rapport quickly with colleagues and stakeholders. Their drive to deliver best in class procurement outcomes within the private sector makes them a strong commercially-minded candidate.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
52343

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Procurement Strategist

This candidate is a rare find in this tight market. Having international level financial and economic analysis skills across the mining, energy and renewables sector. Our candidate has extensive experience as a category procurement management specialist within major commercial giants.

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

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Background in strategic economic and commercial analysis 
  • Recent category management experience in the private sector
  • Exemplary team management skills
Our Assesment:

Add value to your team development, critical thinking and strategic analysis with this one candidate. Their experience will make a real impact on your organisation. Suited to executive procurement management and category procurement specialisation.

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

Reference #:
5289

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

EL1/EL2 ICT Procurement Specialist

20+ years in ICT procurement with extensive experience in project initiation, design and implementation for ICT programs up to $140m. Sourced and implemented new technologies across a number of state and federal government entities. 

Rate / Salary:
$120 - $140/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Advanced Diploma of Government Strategic Procurement 
  • Experience formulating annual procurement plans for federal government agencies
  • Expe