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Accounting and Finance

Senior Management Level (EL2 and above)


Director, Management Accounting

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

Rate / Salary:
$140K + Super

Security Clearance:
Not current

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

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

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

Reference #:
8987

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Finance/Corporate Services Director

This high performing CA has a strong background in the Big 4 and mid-tier firms in audit and financial consulting and has focused on helping small and medium sized businesses improve efficiency and profitability.  With excellent communication skills and a natural curiosity for business, they are well suited to a broad role leading both the finance and corporate function of a medium sized commercial organisation or not for profit. 

Rate / Salary:
$140-$160K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Budgeting, forecasting and financial modelling
  • Operational and business structure re-engineering
  • Financial & management reporting and analysis
  • Cost savings and efficiency reviews
  • Staff management and mentoring
  • Strategic planning and analysis
  • Business continuity and risk management plans
Our Assesment:

This candidate would be well suited to a role reporting to a Board or CEO and will demonstrate their strong track record for taking responsibility and achieving results.  

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or long term contracts
Availability:
from November 2017

Reference #:
37843

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Financial Controller / Director, Finance

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

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

Security Clearance:
Positive Vetting

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

A strong communicator whose references indicating a high performer, this easily likeable and outgoing character is looking for that mentor that will stretch them to be a CFO of the future. 

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

Reference #:
36701

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Management Accountant - strong on systems

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 2

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

 

 

Our Assesment:

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

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

Reference #:
209

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Manager - Financial Management

This high performing CA is looking to transition out of the Big 4 and into a challenging financial management role with a specialist consulting firm or commercial organisation looking to grow. With a strong career to date in financial management consulting, strategic financial advisory, financial assurance, and corporate finance advisory, they offer a powerful combination of skills and drive. 

Rate / Salary:
$160K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Finance Assurance & Reporting, technical accounting advisory (listed companies)
  • Financial Modelling
  • Finance Business Partner
  • Finance Transformation
  • Team management
  • Business Case Development, business valuations 
  • Project Management & Accounting for ICT
  • Budgeting & Forecasting
Our Assesment:

In their interview this candidate came across as highly intelligent, driven and with a wealth of knowledge and experience to add to an organisation. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent; Commercial or Consulting
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
38002

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878


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Management Level EL1


EL1 Management Accountant

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

Rate / Salary:
$104K

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

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

Better suited to management accounting / financial analyst roles. 

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

Reference #:
28952

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Management Accountant

Its rare to find experienced external budgets talent, so get in quick for this one. This candidate has two years leading a team in the external budgets area for a large agency. They have delivered the full budget cycle from PBS, MYEFO through to estimates and expenditure review. 

Rate / Salary:
$110k + super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong external budgets experience
  • Good internal budgets 
  • Consolidated financial statements
  • Experienced team leader
Our Assesment:

This candidate has delivered strong outcomes in a fast moving and complex organisational environment. They have a diverse group of stakeholders with multiple competing priorities and the role requires strong interpersonal skills and leaves little room for error. 

 

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contract or perm
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
38032

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Accountant

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

Rate / Salary:
$95K + Super

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
35639

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Financial Accountant

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

Rate / Salary:
105K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
36651

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

Tax Manager

This Masters in Tax qualified specialist has 17 years experience that commenced in the Big 4 and progressed through large corporation tax roles in banking, finance and the property sector. Having recently moved to Canberra with a young family, they are looking to transition their expertise to a Canberra based organsiation. 

Rate / Salary:
$120 - $150K + Super neg

Security Clearance:
None - Australian Citizen

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Complex corporate tax compliance 
  • International tax, cross-border structuring, income tax accounting and compliance, disposals and acquisitions, transfer pricing and tax disputes

  • Extensive exposure to the tax and non-tax teams including working with finance, Treasury and commercial teams to implement solutions and manage risk 

Our Assesment:

In their interview this candidate comes across as very intelligent, technical and results focussed. A rare skill set in the Canberra market. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent; Private or Public sector
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
38064

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Finance Manager / Senior Accountant

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

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
30066

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Financial Analyst

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

Rate / Salary:
100K

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or Contract
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
26302

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878


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Accounting Contractors/ Consultants


Financial Systems Specialist (TechOne)

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

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
29434

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Management Accountant - strong on systems

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 2

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

 

 

Our Assesment:

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

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

Reference #:
209

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878


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Accounts Processing/ Financial Operations


Assistant Director Financial Operations

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

 

 

Rate / Salary:
115K + super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
5432

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

Finance Officer

This candidate is an experienced Finance Officer who has been working in the private sector since 2008. With experience across accounts payable & receivable, contract and panel management with Government, assisting with cash management and budget forecasting. He is looking for a role with increased accountability and development opportunities. 

Rate / Salary:
$65K + Super

Security Clearance:
None

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • AP/AR
  • Credit cards
  • Petty cash
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Contract and panel management
Our Assesment:

Ian would be a hardworking and efficient addition to the team who would be able to work with minimal supervision once up and running. He is easy going, takes direction well and is looking to join a team long term. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Finance Officer
Availability:
3 weeks notice

Reference #:
37631

H1R Consultant:
Sylvia Pereira on (02) 6108 4878

Junior Accountant

Experienced Finance Officer with  4+ years experience processing invoices, ensuring monthly payments are processed, preparing government grant acquittals, assisting with asset management and depreciation, assisting with annual audit and preparation of monthly reports. Moving into the junior accounting space.

Rate / Salary:
$60K + Super

Security Clearance:
None

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 4+ years in financial operations
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong MS Excel skills
  • Preparing monthly reports
  • Strong progress towards CPA
Our Assesment:

This candidate has proven themselves at their current organisation over a 4 year period working in a financial operations position whilst pursuing her CPA. 

A corporately presented candidate, with excellent communication skills, they are able to articulate their experience and openly discuss their goals for the future. This candidate has a good sense of humour, great attitude and would make an excellent addition to any team.

Opportunities Seeking:
Junior Accountant
Availability:
2-4 weeks notice

Reference #:
37962

H1R Consultant:
Sylvia Pereira on (02) 6108 4878


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Qualified Assistant Accountants/ Accountants (Up to APS6)


APS 6 Management Accountant

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

 

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts or Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
3257

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Accountant

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

Rate / Salary:
$75K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
37157

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878


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Systems Accountants


Financial Systems Specialist (TechOne)

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

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
29434

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878


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Tax Business Services/ Audit


APS5/6 Tax Accountant

This candidate has 10+ years private sector experience working in Accounting firms developing their knowledge across tax and business services. With extensive experience preparing FBT returns, maintaining asset registers, financial reporting and liaising with stakeholders this candidate is looking to move across to the APS and further develop their skills and experience. 

Rate / Salary:
$75K Salary

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong progression towards CA
  • Financial reporting, tax and compliance
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
Our Assesment:

This candidate is confident, motivated, a good communicator and is realistic with their goals and expectations around moving into the APS. With a high level of attention to detail and willingness to learn, this candidate is sure to add value to any Department starting them in a tax role and progressing towards Financial Accounting.

Opportunities Seeking:
APS5/6 Tax Accountant or Financial Accountant
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
38080

H1R Consultant:
Sylvia Pereira on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Financial Accountant - Top talent

This CA qualified accountant has a strong background in the Big 4 and has progressed into financial management consulting as a Manager after 4 years in assurance. 

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST neg.; $120K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong  financial statements experience in complex small/medium sized agency
  • Internal and external audit, process assurance 
  • Costing, benefits analysis, business case development, project assurance
  • Strong practical experience around financial and process controls in the APS
  • Business process mapping, business analysis
  • Financial viability and data analytics
Our Assesment:

If you are looking for a positive, intelligent, results- focussed young high performer to come in and hit the ground running, this is an option that is hard to beat. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts or Permanent; Commercial or Government
Availability:
4 week's notice

Reference #:
26984

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Tax Manager

This Masters in Tax qualified specialist has 17 years experience that commenced in the Big 4 and progressed through large corporation tax roles in banking, finance, and the property sector. Having recently moved to Canberra with a young family, they are looking to transition their expertise to a Canberra based organsiation. 

Rate / Salary:
$120 - $150K + Super neg

Security Clearance:
None - Australian Citizen

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Complex corporate tax compliance 
  • International tax, cross-border structuring, income tax accounting and compliance, disposals and acquisitions, transfer pricing and tax disputes

  • Extensive exposure to the tax and non-tax teams including working with finance, Treasury and commercial teams to implement solutions and manage risk 

Our Assesment:

In their interview this candidate comes across as very intelligent, technical and results focussed. A rare skill set in the Canberra market. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent; Private or Public sector
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
38064

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878


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Administration and Office Support

Executive Assistants/ Personal Assistants


Executive Assistant/Administrator

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

Rate / Salary:
$60K

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
37198

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

Executive Assistant

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

Rate / Salary:
$75K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

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

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

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

Reference #:
4406

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878


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Office Managers/ Corporate Management/ Executive Officers


APS6 Executive Assistant/Executive Officer

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

Rate / Salary:
APS6

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

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

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

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

Reference #:
12631

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

Operations Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$90K + Super

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
560

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

Operations Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$75K

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

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

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

Reference #:
9281

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Executive Assistant

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

Rate / Salary:
70K+ Super

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
25776

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

Office Manager/Bookkeeper

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

Rate / Salary:
$65K Salary

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
36150

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878


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Reception and Administration


APS3/4 Administrator/EA

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

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

Security Clearance:
None

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
22006

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

APS4 Administration and Customer Service Officer

An experienced Administration Officer is working with HorizonOne to secure their next contract opportunity. This candidate has experience in customer contact and stakeholder engagement, data entry and providing advice in a helpdesk environment. Looking for their next opportunity, they are seeking something challenging and enjoy working in fast-paced environments.

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Advertising and Marketing Communications
  • Data entry and general administration experience
  • Excellent customer service and has worked in an APS call centre / helpdesk environment for 12 + months
  • Current baseline clearance
Our Assesment:

Very corporately presented with exceptional communication and stakeholder engagement, this engaging and adaptable candidate is still in the infancy stages of their career with maturity beyond their years.

Opportunities Seeking:
Administration, Customer Service, Records Management and Data Entry
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
37797

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

APS4 Administration Coordinator

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

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
36663

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878


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Secretariat/ Coordination


APS5/6 Secretariat & Divisional Coordinator

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

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr + GST

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

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

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

Reference #:
36947

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878


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APS Specialist Roles

APS Policy


ASP6/EL1 Legal Policy Analysis

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

Rate / Salary:
EL1

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

 

Our Assesment:

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

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

Reference #:
36843

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Environment Policy Expert

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

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

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

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

Reference #:
36505

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Policy Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
EL1

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
36831

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Policy Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
37314

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Policy Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
36870

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Policy Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$125/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 2

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracting
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
29250

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Policy Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

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

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

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

Reference #:
33395

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878


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APS Program Management


EL2 Program Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
EL2 Base

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracting
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
32580

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878


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APS Project Officers/ Executive Officers


EL1 HR

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

Rate / Salary:
$100K+

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
5520

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Project Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$105 p/h + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
37314

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Project Administrator

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

Rate / Salary:
$90K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent Full time
Availability:
4 week's notice

Reference #:
4405

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Regulatory Compliance Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$100K + Super

Security Clearance:
None - Australian Citizen

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

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

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

Reference #:
36786

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878


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Change Managment

Change Managment


Change & Strategic Communications Manager

This experienced change driver has extensive experience leading significant change programs in a large multinational 'household name' in Australia.  Having led projects reforming business areas, managing offshoring of large teams (>1000 staff), and improved communication across the APAC business, they are now moving to Canberra for a tree change. 

Rate / Salary:
$160K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strategic Communications, Strategic Rollouts, Project Planning

  • Change Management & Strategic Communications

  • Needs Assessment

  • Mentoring & Training Facilitation; 

  • Strategic Rollouts

Our Assesment:

An energetic, passionate and positive character, this resilient candidate has worked through some tough business transformations and is still smiling.  Their skills will translate well to the Canberra market. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or long term contracts
Availability:
From mid December 2017

Reference #:
38063

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878


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Corporate Governance & Risk

Corporate Governance & Risk


APS 6 Financial Policy Advisory

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

 

NV1 CLEARANCE

Rate / Salary:
APS 6/EL1

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

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

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

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

Reference #:
19716

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Risk & Governance Manager

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

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
37430

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878


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Human Resources

HR Generalists


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

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

Rate / Salary:
$100K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
18528

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 HR

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

Rate / Salary:
$100K+

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
5520

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Human Resource Consultant/Generalist

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

Rate / Salary:
$90K + Super

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

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

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

Reference #:
34621

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878


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HR Strategy


HR Consultant

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1 (Lapsed)

Experience and Technical Skills:

Strengths include:

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

 

Our Assesment:

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
19688

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878


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Learning & Development


APS6 Learning and Development Officer

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

Rate / Salary:
$90K / APS6 equivalent

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

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

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

Reference #:
22415

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878


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Recruitment


Recruitment Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$110K + Super

Security Clearance:
Expired Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
30

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878


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Payroll


Experienced APS4 Payroll Officer

Immediately available and highly experienced APS4 Payroll Officer. With systems expertise in Chris21, Aurion and Peoplesoft, this candidate is sound to come off contract due to their current team outsourcing their payroll function. They have been involved in the outsourcing project and are in the final stages of testing and completion and keen to secure their next role.

Rate / Salary:
$45/hr

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 6 years of APS experience in human resources and payroll processing 
  • Has been involved in various payroll projects including; voluntary redundancy processing, payroll transitions and making arrangements to support outsourcing 
  • Has been responsible for paying

 

Our Assesment:

This candidate will be a great addition to any team and has extensive APS payroll experience. A team player who enjoys working collaboratively, they are described as likeable and easy to work with. Available for an immediate start, this is an opportunity to secure a rare skill set and a capable payroll officer to support your team's payroll function!

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

Reference #:
28027

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878


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Information Technology

Business Analysts


Business Analyst & Business Intelligence

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

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

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

 

Rate / Salary:
$100K Salary

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Perm
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
36323

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878


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Program Directors/ Managers


Product Development Manager

They have created success as a manager in product development in both the public and private sectors. With a strong track record in delivering bespoke solutions to data & information problems, they are now looking to transfer these skills to a new organisation. 

Rate / Salary:
$160K Salary

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:

Their experience is in taking a client’s problems from discovery, to brief, to delivery, to support. This has been within the national security sector. They have thrived in organisations where they have needed to wear many hats:

  • Highly experienced in guiding the development, international launch, and growth of products and services
  • Strong cost estimation & pricing skills
  • Skilled in managing profit & loss
  • Able to identify, evaluate and negotiate value-added reseller, vendor and supplier partnerships and agreements
  • Able to get products/projects back on track
  • Significant experience in strategic, operational & investment planning
Our Assesment:

Their ability to explain complex issues to non- IT people is immediately evident. Outcomes focused and with a passion for delivering and creating products that solve problems they are a game changer in this field. 

 

Opportunities Seeking:
Perm or contract
Availability:
2 week's notice

Reference #:
37464

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878


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Project Managers


EL1 Project Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
NV1

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

 

Our Assesment:

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

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

Reference #:
37319

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Project Procurement Lead

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

Rate / Salary:
$175/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
TSPV

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracting projects
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
37413

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Project Manager

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

 

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
NV1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracting or Perm
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
33253

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878


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Marketing, PR and Communications

Marketing, PR and Communications


Communications Director

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

Rate / Salary:
$120K + Super

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

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

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

Reference #:
2111

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878


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Media / Public Relations


Communications Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$100K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:

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

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

Our Assesment:

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

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

Reference #:
3951

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878


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Not For Profit/ Community Services

Not For Profit/ Community Services


Finance/Corporate Services Director

This high performing CA has a strong background in the Big 4 and mid-tier firms in audit and financial consulting and has focused on helping small and medium sized businesses improve efficiency and profitability.  With excellent communication skills and a natural curiosity for business, they are well suited to a broad role leading both the finance and corporate function of a medium sized commercial organisation or not for profit. 

Rate / Salary:
$140-$160K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Budgeting, forecasting and financial modelling
  • Operational and business structure re-engineering
  • Financial & management reporting and analysis
  • Cost savings and efficiency reviews
  • Staff management and mentoring
  • Strategic planning and analysis
  • Business continuity and risk management plans
Our Assesment:

This candidate would be well suited to a role reporting to a Board or CEO and will demonstrate their strong track record for taking responsibility and achieving results.  

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or long term contracts
Availability:
from November 2017

Reference #:
37843

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Marketing Manager - NFP

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

 

Rate / Salary:
$115K + Super

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
21029

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878

PhD Policy Researcher

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

Rate / Salary:
$77/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
35722

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878


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Policy Director/General Manager


Assistant General Manager Level

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

Rate / Salary:
$110K Salary

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

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

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

Reference #:
37509

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878


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Procurement and Contract Management

Procurement and Contract Management


APS6 to EL1 Procurement Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
EL1

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
37527

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

EL1/2 Procurement Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
EL2

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Temporary transfer
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
23559

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Program Director

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

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
35056

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Procurement Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$145K Package

Security Clearance:
None - Australian Citizen

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Perm or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
36582

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Procurement Strategist

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

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

Security Clearance:
None - Australian Citizen

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

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

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

Reference #:
36919

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Procurement Assistant Director

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

Rate / Salary:
$100K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
22381

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Procurement & Governance Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$130K

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracting
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
32580

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878


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Project Management & Business Analysts

Project Director


Program Director

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

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
35056

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878


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Project Management & Business Analysts


Business Analyst

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

Rate / Salary:
$95/hr

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
37448

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878

PMO Lead

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

Rate / Salary:
$145K Package

Security Clearance:
None - Australian Citizen

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

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

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

Reference #:
37065

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Project Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Perm
Availability:
1 weeks notice

Reference #:
24502

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878

Project Manager/Operations Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$85K + Super

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
34740

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Project Manager - Client side projects

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

Rate / Salary:
$130/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

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

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

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

Reference #:
2319

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Project and Change Specialist

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

Rate / Salary:
$120K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:

 

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



Our Assesment:

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

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

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

Reference #:
15465

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 (equiv) Project Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$150/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

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

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

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

Reference #:
35516

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Analyst

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

Rate / Salary:
$110K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or Contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
33494

H1R Consultant:
Wally Arndt on (02) 6108 4878


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Property and Facilities/ Security

Property and Facilities/ Security


Agency Security Advisor

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

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 2

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

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

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

Reference #:
36635

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 National Leasing & Property Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

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

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

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

Reference #:
36448

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Capital Works & Project Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
EL2

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 2

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

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

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

Reference #:
37517

H1R Consultant:
David Jukes on (02) 6108 4878


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Sales/ Business Development

Sales/ Business Development


Strategic Business Development/Bids Manager

This positive and outgoing character has a strong background in large, multinational consulting firms leading the business development and bid management for large, multi-million dollar projects.  They have broadened out with general marketing and social media capabilities, and are looking for a consulting firm that will provide a host of challenges and room to make a difference. 

Rate / Salary:
$120 - $155K + super

Security Clearance:
NV1 Clearance

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Proven key client account management / commercial skills in order to negotiate and win business with new and existing customers.
  • Marketing strategy development and implementation. Promotions, events, exhibitions and sampling and POS campaigns.
  • Project Management of large Marketing Events and Exhibitions both nationally and internationally: Managing all suppliers, exhibition designers, copy writers, web designers, print and promotional material suppliers.
  • Strong Business development skills with extensive knowledge of preparation of commercial sales bids/proposals,
  • Qualified Project Manager (Prince2) – extensive experience of the delivery of new contracts, and accounts, large and small.
  • Exceptional stakeholder management, relationship management to maximise sales opportunities
Our Assesment:

This candidate will flourish in an environment where they are given a defined area of responsibility, stretch targets and autonomy to deliver.  A mixed marketing and business development role would be ideal. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent, contracts considered
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
37909

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878


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Scribe Services/ Recruitment Support

Scribe Services/ Recruitment Support


Senior Scribe / Panel Member / Minute Taker

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

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Scribing and Campaigns
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
34202

H1R Consultant:
Lyndal Bennett on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Scribe / Panellist

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

Rate / Salary:
$80/hr – 100/hr + GST

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Scribing work
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
15050

H1R Consultant:
Melissa Frazer on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Scribe / Panellist

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Scribing work
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
20442

H1R Consultant:
Melissa Frazer on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Scribe / Panellist

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

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

 

Our Assesment:

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Scribing work
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
16239

H1R Consultant:
Melissa Frazer on (02) 6108 4878

Specialist Shortlister / Senior Scribe

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

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Scribing and Campaigns
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
36588

H1R Consultant:
Lyndal Bennett on (02) 6108 4878


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