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Accounting and Finance

Senior Management Level (EL2 and above)


Not for Profit CFO / Interim Executive

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

Rate / Salary:
$185/hr + GST

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

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

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

Reference #:
30982

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

COO / Business Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$180K + Super

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

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

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

Reference #:
10065

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Commercial / Finance Manager

An experienced CPA & CIMA qualified Commercial & Finance Manager with a very strong commercial background and orientation at senior levels in complex environments.

Rate / Salary:
$165K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Very strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Well developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated examples of building complex financial and costing models - advanced Excel skills
  • Able to extract value add insights out of complicated data sets
  • Highly capable leader of small to medium-sized teams
Our Assesment:

A dependable, reliable, strong performing commercial or finance manager who will deliver value add insights and results through a breadth of experience and highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills.  Very strong financial modelling / analytics, and able to take a team on the journey toward outcomes.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or longer term contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
27847

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Commercial Manager / ICT Business Manager

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
710

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Financial Statements lead (Senior EL2)

This leading CA qualified accountant has a very strong background consulting to the APS on technical accounting issues, assurance and risk and financial statements. They have extensive experience leading large ANAO audits, developing best practice financial reporting, setting up risk and controls frameworks and writing technical position papers.

Rate / Salary:
Super EL2

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Leading financial statements
  • Risk, assurance, internal/external audit
  • Financial policy, financial frameworks
  • Complex accounting position papers and preparing for difficult audits
  • Financial statement process and controls - best practice
Our Assesment:

A positive, intelligent and highly effective individual with a great sense of humour.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
28263

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

SESB1 CFO

This CPA qualified accountant has extensive experience in the Commonwealth both with large Departments and medium-sized statutory authorities. They have led significant change merging finance and corporate functions resulting from MoG changes, and teams of up to 25 staff. 

They are seeking a new challenge in a small-medium sized agency where there is complexity and a medium-sized team to lead.

Rate / Salary:
SESB1

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong CFO experience (5+ years) 
  • Strong background in external (large Dept.) and internal budgets, leading financial statements, costing and process improvement
  • Strong leader of people
  • Strong ICT accounting background
Our Assesment:

A professionally presented, communicative character who is easily likeable and creates strong relationships with business areas.

Opportunities Seeking:
SESB1; Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
28315

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Director, Financial Accounting

This very experienced CPA has a strong background in both central and service delivery agencies predominantly leading teams of technical financial accounting professionals of up to 20. Well suited to medium to large agency financial accounting lead role where the team require technical mentoring and guidance to develop to the next level.

Rate / Salary:
High EL2 salary

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Advanced financial statements competency, strong technical knowledge
  • Sound team leadership experience, enjoys building competency across a team
  • Resilient, hard-working, deadlines focussed
Our Assesment:

A very safe pair of hands at the EL2 level in Financial Accounting.

Opportunities Seeking:
Perm transfer, EL2
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
42207

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Director Financial Reporting

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

Rate / Salary:
$130K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

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

Reference #:
27044

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878


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Management Level EL1


EL1 Commercial Management Accountant

An experienced high performing degree qualified management accountant who has recently returned to residence in Canberra.  Background in SME and large commercials as well as Federal Government to high EL1 (equivalent) level.

Rate / Salary:
$110K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong experience in management accounting / budgeting & forecasting / business partnering
  • Demonstrated example of assisting with workforce planning
  • Led a system upgrade/migration to Quickbooks – able to troubleshoot a new system and train others
  • Developed and led a course in financials to non-financials – able to articulate financials simply and clearly
  • Strong ability to evaluate / problem solve / analyse / write business cases
  • SAP / Intermediate Excel
Our Assesment:

A very well presented management accountant / finance business partner.  Strong interpersonal and communication skills with excellent professional polish.  A Referee indicates a high performing candidate who combines highly developed analytical/technical skills with general people smarts to add value to business.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or longer term contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
51756

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Finance Business Partner

A high performing degree qualified Management Accountant and Finance Business Partner.  Highly formed interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to make finance simple for non-finance stakeholders.  Very strong APS experience across a number of agencies including central departments, and specifically skilled in ICT Finance Business Partnering.

Rate / Salary:
$115K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong ICT Finance Business Partnering experience
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Budgeting / forecasting / contract and procurement management
  • Intermediate Excel / SAP / TechOne
Our Assesment:

A really well-presented candidate with an amiable personality that will fit well into most teams.  Will provide strong value to a divisional ICT team.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
40401

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Project Accountant

Professionally presented candidate with experience in project accounting within local government and an interest in the property / construction sector.  Throughout this candidate's career, they have had strong career progression starting as a Finance Officer and are now looking to take the next step.

Rate / Salary:
$100k + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong experience in end to end project accounting  
  • Well-developed people and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Demonstrated experience with process improvements and, develop and implement new reporting
  • Budgeting / forecasting experience  
  • Finance System: TechOne, Oracle and MYOB
Our Assesment:

At interview, this candidate presents well and has good accounting knowledge with a high level of attention to detail.  They have excellent interpersonal skills and would be able to build good relationships across the business.

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

Reference #:
51546

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Finance Business Partner

An experienced and accomplished EL1 Government Management Accountant with strong interpersonal and communication skills backed up by technical proficiency and an improvement focus.  Presents well and will add value quickly.

Rate / Salary:
$115K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Department-wide costing projects / divisional management accounting
  • Completing CPA/CA
  • Experienced people manager / including difficult staff members
  • VBA Excel and very strong TM1 skills / SAP
  • Very good communication skills / outstanding work ethic
Our Assesment:

A career focussed individual who has demonstrated examples of where they have been able to improve/automate functions and implement structure where it was lacking. They have worked on numerous complex projects at a large Department which required strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Will work hard to deliver outcomes and add value.  A referee indicates that this candidate is a very strong performer.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
42210

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Financial Accountant

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

Rate / Salary:
$115K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
50019

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Financial Accountant

A well presented, technically strong financial accountant with great interpersonal and communication skills.  Grew up in Canberra and has previous experience in financial reporting in the APS before residing interstate and overseas - now looking for a move back home!

Rate / Salary:
$97.50/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • CA qualified accountant
  • Managed teams of up to 10 staff
  • SAP / Oracle / TechOne / TM1 / CBMS
  • Has worked in complex financial  reporting environments including ASX listed companies
  • Great people skills and communication abilities
Our Assesment:

A really strong candidate at the EL1 level. Has EL2 competencies and experience but happy to re-enter the APS at the EL1 level.  Will quickly be a strong contributor as they are naturally improvement focussed and a high performer.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts up to 6 months
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
10873

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Finance Business Partner / Costing Specialist

An experienced, CPA qualified commercial analyst/cost accountant with a strong commercial manufacturing background.  In the process of relocating to Canberra from Sydney.

Rate / Salary:
$110K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Very strong commercial analysis expertise/solutions focused thinker  
  • A good influencer with strong written and verbal communication
  • Strong experience working with the business executives to examine strategy and model scenarios
  • High attention to detail coming from an environment where volume is high and a few cents in savings makes a material difference
  • SAP experience with Intermediate Excel skills (able to build models and modify macros)
Our Assesment:

A well presented, commercially focused problem solver. Thrives in a challenging role working closely with executive and business stakeholders to improve performance and drive strategy. A very humble person, respectful and should engage well across teams. Evidenced a good dose of self-awareness and accountability, and a Referee indicates a very strong performer.

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

Reference #:
49245

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Finance / Business Manager

This CA qualified accountant has a strong background running the finance function for small/medium sized not-for-profit organisations and within divisions of larger specialist organisations. They are seeking to return to a broader role that covers finance and other corporate or executive support functions. 

Having placed this candidate twice over the last 10 years we know they are highly regarded and a high performer who will add value.

Rate / Salary:
$110K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Budgeting / Financial management
  • Financial reporting including board and management reporting
  • Driving efficiencies and improvements
  • Commonwealth grants 
  • Corporate support (strategic planning, annual reports, resource planning)
Our Assesment:

Well known to HorizonOne, this candidate offers 15+ years of experience and strong breadth representing very strong value-for-money in the market at this level. At interview, they present as calm, intelligent and capable across a range of disciplines, and reference reports are strong.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or contract, NFP/NGO; ideally 4 days p/w but flexible
Availability:
1 weeks notice

Reference #:
14117

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Financial / Management Accountant Contractor

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

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:

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

Our Assesment:

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts up to 6 months
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
30047

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 External/Internal Budgets

A bright, very well presented up and coming CA qualified accountant with a track record of high performance.  They have moved up the ranks quickly since entering the APS and are now ready for the EL1 level.

Rate / Salary:
$103K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • More than one year’s exposure to External and Internal Budgets – CBMS, PBS
  • Good private sector financial management expertise across financial and management accounting including managing fixed assets
  • Strong analytical skills with problem solving approach
  • Good with systems TM1 / SAP
Our Assesment:

This candidate has good professional polish and excellent communication skills. They speak to the value-add provided to the organisations they have worked with and have numerous examples of where they have improved processes / solved issues / saved costs. Bright young accountant with a promising future.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
4096

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878


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Accounting Contractors/ Consultants


Assurance / Risk / Technical Financial Accountant

This leading CA and CISA qualified accountant is one of the leading independents in the local region focusing on assurance, risk and technical accounting issues. They have extensive experience leading large ANAO audits, developing best practice financial reporting, setting up risk and controls frameworks and writing technical position papers.

Rate / Salary:
$155/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Risk, assurance, internal/external audit
  • Financial policy, financial frameworks
  • Complex accounting position papers and preparing for difficult audits
  • Financial statement process and controls - best practice
Our Assesment:

Positive, intelligent and highly effective independent consultant with a great sense of humour.

Opportunities Seeking:
Flexible consulting/contracting assignments
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
28263

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

ICT Finance/Business Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$133/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
710

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Financial / Management Accountant Contractor

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

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:

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

Our Assesment:

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts up to 6 months
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
30047

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878


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Accounts Processing/ Financial Operations


APS3/4 Finance Officer

This bright, intelligent candidate has growing experience in finance and currently studying their Cert IV Accounting & Bookkeeping. They are looking to stretch their technical skills further as a Finance Officer.

Rate / Salary:
$55k + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • AP / AR and credit card reconciliations
  • Good administration experience
  • Highly organised with good attention to detail
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a friendly, bubbly personality, good communication skills and possess a strong work ethic.  They will thrive in a role where they have a good mentor who is available to provide performance coaching and constructive feedback on a timely basis.

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

Reference #:
51182

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878


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Qualified Assistant Accountants/ Accountants (Up to APS6)


APS6 Costing and Pricing Specialist Contractor

An experienced, degree qualified data analyst with strong activity based costing / cost recovery / pricing experience.

Rate / Salary:
$78/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Very strong analysis / costing and pricing expertise
  • Advanced Excel / SQL / SAS / SAP
  • Degree qualified in commerce/finance
  • Strong evidence based approach and subject matter expertise
Our Assesment:

A contractor who thrives in a challenging role in the data analysis / costing space.  Will do well with complex issues/projects and the autonomy to chase down a result and back it up with strong data evidence to support recommendations.  Very good value for their rate and unlikely to be available for long.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts up to 6 months
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
46615

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Financial Accountant

CA qualified Accountant who has a strong technical background from Big 4 with experience in financial statements for large government department.  They demonstrate high potential, strong capability and have an excellent work ethic.

Rate / Salary:
$90K + super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Preparation of financial statements for large government departments 
  • Internal, external and performance audit 
  • Finance Systems: TechOne & SAP, and intermediate excel skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate is professionally presented with good communication skills.  They are an intelligent and bright candidate who enjoys the technical side of financial reporting/accounting and would be able to add value quickly.

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

Reference #:
50938

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Financial Accountant

Qualified CA Accountant with experience in Government audit and internal budgets. A personality well suited to teamwork, technically strong, and with highly developed written communication skills. Seeking a permanent transfer.

Rate / Salary:
$90K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • CA qualified accountant, Big4 trained
  • Experienced Financial and Management Accountant of 10+ years
  • Extensive experience with SAP, TechOne, TM1, SAS and QSP
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Has acted at EL1 level
Our Assesment:

A well-presented candidate with a clear articulation of technical competence, they will adapt well to a role with greater stakeholder contact.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
46904

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

APS5/6 Financial Accountant

This candidate has an audit background and is currently studying their CA.  They have worked with government clients to assist them in preparation of financial statements, asset management and performing audits.

Rate / Salary:
$80K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience in assisting with the preparation of financial statements
  • Experience in asset management - disposal, depreciation, stock-take, revaluation etc. 
  • Finance System: SAP
  • Intermediate excel skills
Our Assesment:

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build good working relationships. We see this candidate as a high performing APS5 with strong capability to progress to an APS6.  We believe they will be able to learn quickly and become a value asset to the team.

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

Reference #:
4491

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

Financial Accountant

MBA qualified Accountant who is currently studying their CPA, has a strong background as a Finance Officer and has growing experience in monthly management and financial reporting.  This candidate is known to be a high performer and has a great work attitude.

Rate / Salary:
$75K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Preparation of monthly management and financial reporting 
  • Strong reconciliations experience 
  • Good communication skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate is loyal, hardworking and committed to their accounting career. They come with a strong reference and would be able to transition into a new organisation well and would flourish with a supportive manager.

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

Reference #:
45761

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

Relationship Manager / Client Liaison / Finance Business Partner

This intelligent, well-presented team player has outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.  Excels with clients as a result of their high EQ. Business savvy, they have done the books on their own business, have built budgets in a Federal Government context, and are financially astute.  Will add value as a relationship builder and promoter.

Rate / Salary:
$95K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • GAICD and experienced Company Director
  • Demonstrated abilities business partnering, and managing multiple complex senior stakeholder relationships
  • An experienced investor (including at a governance/board level) - capable with portfolio management, property transactions, policy creation
  • Built $100M budget from the ground up
  • Proficient with TechOne, and Intermediate Excel skills
Our Assesment:

With a foundation of excellent people skills, this candidate has moved up the ranks fast in Government given their financial smarts, ability to 'get it done', and outcomes focus. A fast learner and a strong candidate for relationship management/client management/stakeholder engagement.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or longer term contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
34307

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878


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Finance Officers


APS5 Asset / Project / Management Accountant

An up and coming degree qualified accountant on the upswing of their career.  Promoted routinely for strong performance up the finance ranks from processing to accountant, to analyst.  Their current role has been relocated so they are looking for a new role allowing them to remain in Canberra.

Rate / Salary:
$75K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong property accounting experience with a processing background
  • Big systems experience / Intermediate Excel
  • High attention to detail / analytical and inquisitive mind
Our Assesment:

A good communicator with a strong work ethic, growing in their technical accounting skills.  Presents professionally and with a proactive approach to assist internal and external clients and customers.  Great working attitude and will add value beyond their seeking rate.

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

Reference #:
50891

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Finance Officer

CPA qualified Accountant who has worked with Big4 in audit and assurance leading annual financial statement audits and also within Federal Government.  They have excellent communication skills and are keen to further their career in Federal Government.

Rate / Salary:
$78k + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Reviewing accruals and other monthly financial activities
  • Asset accounting and reporting
Our Assesment:

This candidate is intelligent, dedicated, hard-working and humble.  Their experience working in Big4 has given her the ability to work effectively in a team, manage relationships and work to tight deadlines.

Opportunities Seeking:
Part-time opportunities
Availability:
1 weeks' notice

Reference #:
3695

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

Finance Officer

An experienced government Finance Officer with AP/AR experience looking to transition to an APS5 role.  Excellent attention to detail, accuracy and the ability to take initiative when needed.  They are keen to further develop their accounting career in the public service.

Rate / Salary:
$70K + super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Full function of AP and AR
  • Finance system: TechOne and SAP
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
Our Assesment:

They referenced strongly noting they had the willingness to learn, ability to investigate and provide an excellent service to business areas.  At interview, they presented well and had examples of where they improved processes and developed procedure documents.  They would be able to transition well and hit the ground running.

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

Reference #:
8767

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878


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Financial Policy/ Compliance


Financial Policy & Compliance Expert

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Demonstrated FMA policy and procedural development 
  • Strong internal audit skills and experience
  • Strong governance expertise built up within a Federal Government environment
  • Investigated and implemented improvements to financial work practices
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a strong technical expert on financial governance and frameworks within the Federal Government. They work well with clear outcomes to aim for and have a very strong compliance focus. They have good communication skills and exceptional technical knowledge.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long-term contracts with view to permanency
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
14485

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878


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Systems Accountants


EL2 Business Intelligence Systems Developer

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

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
48375

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878


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Tax Business Services


Intermediate Tax Accountant

A friendly, outgoing, degree qualified Intermediate Tax Accountant with 4 years experience in a small tax firm.  Ready for a move to a larger firm to continue their path of growth and development.

Rate / Salary:
$65K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Individual, trust and business tax returns
  • BAS / P&L / Balance Sheet assistance
  • Tax advisory to 20 businesses/clients
  • Xero / MYOB / Quickbooks / Handisoft / Intermediate Excel
Our Assesment:

A really sound option for a tax and business advisory firm.  An outgoing and social personality that will go above and beyond for clients to get them a great result.  Desires to commence CA/CPA so a good opportunity for a longer term fit.  Strong communication and interpersonal skills and will likely bring clients to their new employer.

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

Reference #:
51110

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

SMSF Specialist

A dynamic, CA qualified SMSF specialist at Manager level.  Has risen the ranks, and looking for the next step in their career.

Rate / Salary:
$100K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 5+ years experience with SMSF
  • Management of a small team
  • Highly developed soft & communication skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents really well with drive, ambition and a hard-working attitude backed up by strong technical skills and a balanced view.  Suits a fast-paced and dynamic environment with lots of client contact.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
50656

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878


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Administration and Office Support

Executive Assistants/ Personal Assistants


Executive Assistant

This highly capable EA and Administrator is currently working with a Defence Supply company providing diary management and administrative support to 10 Senior Managers, Looking for executive support opportunities that can lead to further career opportunities, this ambitious and well-presented EA won't be available for long!

Rate / Salary:
$80k + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:

This candidate has been with a prevalent Defence supply company for over 2 years and has hit a ceiling in terms of their development and career progression opportunities. They are looking for a new challenge and something that will enable them to learn new skills and further refine their skills to take the next step in their career. Highlights of this candidate include:

  • Excellent property, project and contract management skills as well as extensive EA experience – currently manages 10 managers diaries in their role
  • 6 years’ experience working as a ‘Support Services Officer’ with a large commercial where they managed 30 diaries, provided executive support and secretariat support services and also held an A/g leadership role
  • Highly experienced in all office management functions; ordering stationary, key registers etc.
  • Extensive experience in financial management, reconciling invoices, credit cards etc.
Our Assesment:

This candidate was corporately and professionally presented at interview; an articulate and clearly bright young professional. They are very warm, engaging and highly likeable – would fit well into almost any team. Administration and EA support skills coupled with maturity, good judgement and decision making and a very strong work ethic. They are available for an immediate interview and start with 4 weeks’ notice.

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

Reference #:
1777

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Executive Assistant

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

Rate / Salary:
$80K + Super

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

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

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

Reference #:
51103

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Executive Assistant

Highly experience APS5 Executive Assistant seeking a new challenge outside of their small Agency. Permanent ongoing APS5 seeking transfer opportunities to larger Departments. With immaculate corporate presentation, this candidate will impress at interview.

Rate / Salary:
$75K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive APS EA experience - 6 years working in support roles
  • Experience supporting the CEO of a small Commonwealth Agency
  • Highly organised with effective diary and e-mail management skills 
  • Successfully leads the EA network in their current Agency
Our Assesment:

This exceptional candidate is corporately presented with immaculate personal presentation. A strong communicator, this EA comes with varied skills and will have the ability to immediately add value to their Department. Due to wanting to expand their skills and have a new challenge, they are looking for section 26 transfer opportunities at the APS5 level.

Opportunities Seeking:
Section 26 transfers
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
31409

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878


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Reception and Administration


APS4 Assessment Officer

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

Rate / Salary:
$45/hr or $72K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or temporary
Availability:
1 week notice

Reference #:
46961

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

APS4 Administration Officer

This bright young candidate is in the infancy stages of their career having graduated Year 12 two years ago. They have attained solid administration and coordination experience in both the APS and private sector, coupled with a willing attitude and a lot of capability. This candidate is coming to the end of an 8-month data migration project and is looking for their next opportunity, preferably in administration based roles.

Rate / Salary:
$58/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 12 months experience in administration in both the public and private sector
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to engage with stakeholders, highly likeable and friendly young person with an easy going attitude
  • High level of proficiency with MS Office Suite  
  • 8 months experience working on a data migration project demonstrating excellent attention to detail and accuracy
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a really personable and likable young administrator that would be a great fit for almost any team and just ‘gets on with it’. Mature for their age and very capable, this candidate is looking to take the next step in their career and gain some more complex admin experience. They have proved themselves to be a solid and reliable performer having contracted for HorizonOne previously and coming with excellent references.

Opportunities Seeking:
APS4 - temporary or non-ongoing
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
44499

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

APS3 Administration Officer - Baseline cleared

This candidate has solid administration and records management having spent the last 18 months working on a digitisation project using EDRMS. With a Baseline security clearance and an eagerness to learn new skills, this candidate is a great junior administrator and would be a loyal and committed employee.

Rate / Salary:
$52/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 18 months administration and records management experience
  • Has managed the digitisation of files and work in repetitious work environments demonstrating care and commitment
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficient with IT systems 
  • Strong communication skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview and has a witty and dry sense of humour that makes them instantly likeable. Initially commencing their career in a fast-food chain, they worked there for 5 years and progressed to a team leadership role before commencing a career in the APS 18 months ago.

Opportunities Seeking:
6 month + contracts
Availability:
1 week notice

Reference #:
48548

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878


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Secretariat/ Coordination


APS4 Administrator / Coord

This candidate is a solid performer with a wide variety of support and administration skills, currently in Secretariat Support position. They are now looking for a high-coordination role that offers career progression opportunities.

Rate / Salary:
$70K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Excellent administration and support experience 
  • Solid and reliable performer 
  • High level correspondence and coordination 
  • Proficient with a range of internal systems
  • Strong verbal and written communicator
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a good all-rounder with a wide-ranging skill set. They are suitable for high-level coordination roles and have strong experience in support and administration. A bright and bubbly individual, this candidate would be highly reliable and an asset to any team.

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

Reference #:
2737

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Secretariat / Coord

This candidate is an experienced APS EA and Administrator with a background in Coordination and Secretariat roles. They have 10+ years of experience within the Public Service in senior EA roles and have developed a broad range of skills including, administration and coordination, secretariat and basic financial and contract management to name a few. They are coming up to the end of a contract with another Department - initially supposed to be for 3 months but extending to a year and a half due to their performance. Someone that won't be in the market for long, this is a candidate to make a move on!!!

Rate / Salary:
$75/hr+ GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Highly experienced and capable EA
  • Experienced Secretariat with over 5 years of experience supporting complex boards and committees
  • Preparation of Ministerial correspondence, reports and research as required
  • Co-ordinate Senate Estimate preparation and briefs ensuring deadlines are met by branches/division
  • Track incoming and outgoing briefs, papers, correspondence
  • High level secretariat and executive assistant support (minutes, diary management, travel, events, managing correspondence)
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well and is confident in their communication approach although they have a touch of likable 'quirk'. Their referee describes them as being really enthusiastic and always willing to help and 'go the extra mile'. This candidate is a career public servant that offers a wealth of corporate knowledge and excellent skills - minimal training and guidance would be needed and an immediate contribution to projects would be seen.

Opportunities Seeking:
APS5 - temporary or non-ongoing
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
1000

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878


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APS Specialist Roles

APS Policy


APS5 Social Policy Specialist

Strong academic background with a PhD in Philosophy and experience lecturing/tutoring at UC on social policy, politics and international studies. Currently a Senior Policy Officer at the Australian Research Council and looking to expand their APS experience.

Rate / Salary:
$73/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Highly developed research, writing and qualitative/quantitative analytical skills
  • Strong stakeholder engagement including the ability to liaise with senior executives 
  • Public speaking and presentation skills
  • Experience writing government reports, briefs, senate estimates and ministerial
Our Assesment:

Initiative-driven young individual looking to progress their career in the public service with an APS5 role focused on social policy. Comes across as a highly intelligent academic with practical APS experience.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
51935

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Financial Policy Analyst

6 years' financial policy experience makes this highly qualified candidate (CPA, MBA) someone that won't last long on the market. Experience leading teams in financial/compliance policy development and performance improvement in the public and private sectors.

Rate / Salary:
$115 - $125/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • PGPA, specialist financial policy advisory
  • Experience consulting through the 'Big 4'
  • Project management (PRINCE2 + SAFe Agile; Design Thinking experience)
  • Change management (MoG changes, internal restructure, overseeing project implementations e.g. VET reform, SAP GRC, ACL Data Analytics)
Our Assesment:

This technically oriented compliance specialist is positive, driven and still with plenty of stretch left in their career.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
1 week notice

Reference #:
30422

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Policy Professional With Extensive Knowledge Of Finance - NV2

This experienced policy analyst and manager has extensive experience across multiple Federal Government Departments, across a broad range of policy issues.

They would be an asset to your team, answering the question "How do you make good policy that connects to $"

Rate / Salary:
$125/hr

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:

This candidate has a deep understanding of Budget and Cabinet processes and the Government Financial Framework. They can help agencies navigate the processes of government approval, particularly when dealing with interlocking issues of policy, governance and implementation planning.

They are able to prepare policy documents and review of business cases and new policy proposals.

Their skillset covers strategy, capability development, corporate governance and corporate planning, and budgeting.

They have extensive experience dealing with national security issues.

Our Assesment:

This is the best candidate I have seen this year who is able to connect and apply their knowledge of policy to connect with budget.

They are able to clearly articulate and apply their 30 years of APS and Defence policy experience.

Opportunities Seeking:
Interesting short and long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
47020

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Senior EL1 Regulatory Policy Manager

Seasoned public servant with a strong technical science background. Extensive experience at the EL1/2 levels leading teams and driving outcomes in scientific regulatory projects related to health, nutrition, energy, environment and medicine. 

Rate / Salary:
$114/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Science majoring in physical/environmental chemistry
  • Diverse scientific and technical knowledge within APS regulatory environments
  • Experience working at various Federal Government Departments and commercial businesses
  • Quality management system development
  • Highly developed project management skills
Our Assesment:

High performing senior candidate with a wealth of APS experience. Motivated to work in a role that makes a real impact on society within the health, environment or energy sectors. Suited to EL1/2 contracting roles driving projects or leading teams. 

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

Reference #:
10053

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Up and Coming APS5 Policy Officer

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

Rate / Salary:
$70/hr + GST

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
51387

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

SES Level Candidate Available At EL1 Rates

This high performing candidate with 33 years APS experience has recently returned to Canberra after a short career break. They are now available and will add tremendous value and experience to your policy and program team.

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 33 years experience in the APS, with over 15 years in the Senior Executive Service at the SES Band 1 and Band 2 levels 
  • Significant experience in the successful design, implementation and delivery of policy and programs in environments that require strong corporate governance, change management and stakeholder engagement
  • Successful implementation of multiple machinery of government changes
Our Assesment:

This candidate is able to combine both strategic and delivery understanding of legislation, policy and program implementation.

After taking a career break they are looking at re-entering the APS as a contractor where they are able to contribute to areas that add value to the Australian community.

This candidate believes their job is to make their manager's jobs easy.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long or short term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
50294

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Policy Generalist

This up and coming policy analyst specialises in researching complex concepts, turning concepts into action items and executing project plans, negotiating and managing contracts, and reporting findings. With experience in state government and the not for profit space, they are now looking at applying their skills into an APS context.

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Excellent research skills
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • A good project manager who is able to think through about what a project required and then breaking it down into timeliness
  • Understands issues strategically and conceptually and can see their work from a broader context and how it fits into a broader program of work
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across as articulate, driven and confident in interview. They are able to switch easily between big picture, high-level strategic concepts to day to day requirements. This candidate is drawn to roles where they can see the positive impact on society from the policies they are involved in.

This candidate has two strong references on file. One referee highlighted their versatility saying they could do the whole suite of policy from counter-terrorism to sustainability.

This candidate has broad policy skills to pick up a topic quickly and add value to your team.

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

Reference #:
10218

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Experienced APS6 Project Coordinator

Results-oriented and adaptable candidate with 11 years' experience coordinating projects in the areas of health and education at the APS6 level. Very strong communication skills and an ability to get across complex, high-volume research information quickly.

Rate / Salary:
$75 - $85/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 11 years' experience in project coordination roles
  • Experience working for Commonwealth government agencies as well as overseas in Switzerland and Vietnam
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills
  • Skilled in making complex scientific and technical information understandable for diverse audiences
  • Background in marketing and communications
Our Assesment:

Professional and knowledgeable candidate with highly developed communication and interpersonal skills. This motivated candidate is suited to outcome-driven roles in project coordination and management at the APS6 level.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
50521

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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APS Program Management


Executive Program/Project Manager

Highly experienced Program/Project Manager to Director level. This candidate has lead teams of up to 30 staff with responsibilities including handling budgets in excess of $50 million. Key highlights include an Australia Day Award and Prime Ministers Gold Award for Excellence for projects they have managed and delivered.

Rate / Salary:
$130K

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:

This candidate has a vast range of core skills including:

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

However, perhaps the strongest of all of these elements is their strong ability in team leadership, mentor-ship and development.

Our Assesment:

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent and Consulting opportunities in Government
Availability:
Late September 2019

Reference #:
51090

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Health Program Specialist

20+ years' experience working in project/program management, workforce strategy and change management in the public health sector. Specialises in women's and children's services, Aboriginal health, critical care, emergency departments and ophthalmology.

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive experience at EL1/2 levels in government health projects/programs
  • Highly developed strategic and framework development skills
  • Staff management and leadership experience - "people-focused" candidate
  • Strong communication skills; both verbal and written
Our Assesment:

Highly articulate and professional candidate. Recently moved from Adelaide to Canberra and won't last in the market for long.

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term labour hire/non-ongoing contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
50507

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Project/Program Manager

22 years' APS experience at EL1/EL2 levels. Broad-ranging experience across a breadth of areas; policy, program, contract management, advisory, strategy, budget and performance framework.

Rate / Salary:
$90 - $110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Held EL1/EL2 positions since 2000 in government project and program management 
  • Extensive leadership experience managing small, collaborative teams of between 2 and 7 staff
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills both internally and across departments and agencies
  • Highly qualified; Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts Communication, Statement of Attainment in Leading in the Public Sector, Advanced Diploma in Government
Our Assesment:

Personable, outgoing and articulate candidate with a wide breadth of knowledge and skills. A generalist that suits program and project management at the EL1 level.

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

Reference #:
8173

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

High Performing Project Manager

An experienced HR, Shared Services and Project Manager professional with 13 years’ experience working in the APS.  A proven track record in both the government and private sectors and skilled in effective leadership, client engagement and strategic thinking. Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to consistently build and maintain strong relations with both clients and colleagues across all levels.

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Wide-scale project management experience with a focus on Shared Services, Human Resource Management, and Payroll and ICT services.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain rapport with the major service providers and stakeholders
  • Experience of working with Aurion and Expense8
Our Assesment:

A friendly and confident candidate, she comes across as results orientated and someone who is eager for a challenge. She is very much people orientated and someone who is able to gain buy-in quickly from stakeholders.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts ideally from between six and twelve months
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
30393

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878


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APS Project Officers/ Executive Officers


APS5 Project Officer

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

Rate / Salary:
$50/hr + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or temporary
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
50777

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

High Performing EL1 Project Officer

A strong track record managing complex projects in the public sector, specialising in public health, security and defence. Previously a team leader in the Security Forces, they work well in a high-pressure environment.

Rate / Salary:
$100 - $110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Academic qualifications in medical science, emergency, policing, security and risk management
  • Experienced facilitator with strong negotiation skills
  • High-level security knowledge; advised on ASEAN-Australia Special Summit 2018 Taskforce
  • Excellent liaison and stakeholder management skills
Our Assesment:

Highly motivated individual with exemplary communication skills. A strong recommendation given by their previous supervisor who endorsed their critical thinking skills and strong ability to engage with expert committee members. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term labour hire/non-ongoing contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
51180

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Executive Officer

EL1 Executive Officer with strengths in project and program management across social policy initiatives. Having recently worked in a Policy Office as a Business Manager, they are able to apply their skills to big-picture projects and exercise excellent strategic thinking.

Rate / Salary:
$100/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Over 20 years of preparing and presenting board papers, agenda’s, minutes, research and analytical reports, quality assurance audit reports, financial reporting, submissions, etc.
  • Proficient in multiple software packages including MS Office suite, financial management, databases, intranets and websites
  • Recognised industry leader, representative, advocate and adviser to Federal and State Ministers, Senators and government committees
  • Sound research knowledge and excellent communication (verbal and written), negotiation and liaising skills with stakeholders, corporations and government
  • Extensive experience in designing, developing and delivering education programs ranging from Masters to Certificate qualifications
  • Ability to project manage multiple projects to completion including establishing a recognised not-for-profit association, registration of RTO’s, implementing ISO9000 series in private companies, a new innovative government intranet, designing new innovative online education programs for government and industry
Our Assesment:

This candidate has contracted for HorizonOne on two previous occasions and doesn't disappoint. Client feedback has been exceptional, they perform above expectations and add significant value to their team. Highly intelligent and personable, they are able to quickly grasp program and project objectives and contribute immediately.

Opportunities Seeking:
Short and long-term contracts, 3 months +
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
262

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

NV2 Cleared Program & Project Manager

An ambitious Project and Program Manager with 8 years of local and international experience. This candidate has strong analytical and writing skills; experience in program design, management and evaluation across the whole of government.

Rate / Salary:
$100K

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:

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

Key skills include:

  • Stakeholder engagement and relationship management
  • Regulatory policy
  • Small business policy
  • Strategic planning
  • Team management and human resources
  • Whole of Government coordination
  • Public diplomacy
Our Assesment:

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent and Consulting opportunities in Government
Availability:
Late September 2019

Reference #:
50826

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Governance Project Manager - EL1

12+ years' permanent EL1 experience in the APS across program/project management, policy, relationship management, communications and secretariat work. Now looking for challenging and interesting EL1 contracting roles.

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong staff management skills and a very people-focused character
  • Extensive governance experience; corporate planning, question time briefs, ministerial correspondence, speech preparation, media releases
  • Highly developed liaison skills with senior executives, committees, reference groups and working groups
Our Assesment:

This is an intellectual candidate with highly developed communication skills and a passion for the public service. Suited to project management in a governance area at the EL1 level.

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term labour hire/non-ongoing contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
51296

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Experienced APS6 Project Officer

This candidate has 15+ years EL1 experience across risk management, ICT change management and project delivery. After taking a VR last year they are keen to enter the contracting market at the APS6/EL1 level.

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 15+ years EL1 experience
  • Diploma in Project Management, ITIL + ISO Certification                   
  • Experienced at  conducting quality risk assessments and risk planning on IT projects  and delivered services
  • Proven planning and communication skills demonstrated through ICT Change and Release Management at the EL1 level
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across at interview as friendly, energetic and methodical. Their 15+ years’ experience at the EL1 level has provided them with the skills and experience to run ICT projects within the APS. I think the APS6 is a good level for this candidate to start their contracting career, which offers great value to the team that picks them up.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long or short term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
47994

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Data Analysts


Big 4 Data Analyst | EL2/Associate Director

This big 4 associate director has recently become available and is looking at opportunities to rejoin the APS at the EL2 level (or equivalent) or continue consulting in the private sector. 
They will help you understand the best analytic approaches to available data, and design of data capture for policy and program areas to support future analytic needs.

Rate / Salary:
$165K

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:

15 years experience in policy and technical analysis including data analytics, economic modelling and policy/ program risk analysis.



Our Assesment:

This candidate is comfortable with both the highly technical econometric and data analysis and also communicating this to, and on behalf of, business areas.
Their strength is in changing behaviours around data analysis and using data to achieve business outcomes.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or long term Contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
50189

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Data Analyst

This candidates has 8 years of experience in providing consulting services to various government, global financial services clients in the regulatory compliance, risk management space. Their expertise in design, development and implementation of global information management systems for risk management and valuations. They hold a Master of Financial Mathematics and Statistics.

Rate / Salary:
$115/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 8 years of experience as a Data Analyst/ Scientist
  • Good Domain skills in Derivatives tools, Excel, Python, VBA, C++,  SQL, Excel/ VBA and R studio, SAS
  • Strong knowledge and exposure to various reporting tools and visualisation tools (Power BI, Tableau)
  • Goal oriented team player with good communication and presentation skills
Our Assesment:

This data analyst has the rare combination of the ability to analyse, code and talk to people.
With 2 strong referees on file with comments including "very flexible and can adjust to any kind of work environment. Being a consultant, they have worked for many different clients and this has given them the exposure and ability to adapt to any kind of environment.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
50282

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Data Analyst/Modeler/Economist

This PhD qualified Data Analyst/Modeler/Economist brings 30+ year’s experience across industry and the APS is about to become available for their next interesting and challenging project.

Rate / Salary:
$130/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive hands-on experience in applied data analysis and econometric modelling, ranging across predictive analytics, forecasting and scenario modelling, time series modelling, consumer-choice/decision/profiling models, survey design and analysis, performance evaluation models, and spatial econometric
  • Experienced with strategic, ‘whole-of-project’ project design, implementation and delivery
  • Able to easily move between policy and analytics based teams
Our Assesment:

This candidate blends a unique combination of charisma, energy & intellectual enthusiasm. They thrive in environments where they have a combination of responsibilities including raw analysis and synthesis of information. They are passionate about sharing their knowledge and experience to up-skill any team they join.

I have placed this candidate previously and have had great feedback from their managers.

Their referee describes their ability to take complex areas and communicate them in a way technical and non-technical audiences could understand as a strength.

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

Reference #:
864

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Fraud Compliance & Security


APS6 Security Policy Officer

Experienced with multiple Departments transforming their security policies and protocols to comply with the PSPF. Policy specialist in physical security, zone access security, personnel security and agency risk management.

Rate / Salary:
$80/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Diploma of Security and Risk Management + Cert IV in Government Investigations + Cert IV in Intelligence Operations + Cert III in Security Operations 
  • Strong skills in conducting security threat and risk assessments 
  • Experience developing and delivering security awareness training
Our Assesment:

They are specialist in their field and is highly recommended from a previous supervisor.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
51173

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Fraud and Corruption Investigations Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Diploma of Government Investigations + Cert IV in Government Investigations
  • Liaises regularly with senior executives including deputy secretaries
  • Strategic approach to fraud and corruption investigations
  • Strong staff management skills (managed teams of between 5 and 30 people throughout his career)
Our Assesment:

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
46973

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Security Policy Strategist

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

Rate / Salary:
$116/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Positive Vetting

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

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

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

Reference #:
51708

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

NV2 Senior Fraud and Compliance Officer

This candidate has 19 years' APS experience working in the sectors of fraud, compliance, identity security and regulation at the APS6 and EL1 levels. Outcome-oriented, driven and skilled in both domestic and international fraud investigation.

Rate / Salary:
$80 - $95/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Cert IV in Fraud Control and Government Investigations, Diploma and Cert IV in Project Management 
  • Holistic and strategic approach to fraud and compliance
  • Strong problem-solving skills and out of the box thinking
  • Specialises in policy areas of ports, cyber and identity security
Our Assesment:

Professional, driven and motivated candidate immediately available for contract work. Won't last long in the market given their skills and experience at the APS6/EL1 levels.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
47659

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Security Adviser

This candidate has 20+ years' APS experience across a breadth of areas including fraud, compliance, border protection, security advisory, investigation and audit. They specialise in dealing with highly sensitive information and providing physical and protective security policy advice to major government departments.

Rate / Salary:
$80 - $90/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 20+ years' experience in security advisory roles at the EL1 level
  • Completed Cert IV in; OH&S, Government Fraud Control Investigation, Border Protection and Statutory Compliance
  • ISO certified auditor
  • Extensive international exposure within an APS context
  • Strong skills in fraud, audit, compliance and regulation in challenging environments
  • Eye for detail and accuracy
Our Assesment:

This candidate is passionate about managing security risks and threats through forward planning and regulation. Their referee endorses them as a high performing employee who knows how to ask the pertinent, probing questions. Suited to APS6/EL1 levels.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
49799

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Compliance and Operations Manager

This candidate has held numerous positions within fraud and compliance spanning a successful decade long career. Managing compliance for complex government contracts and delivering logistic and operational goals, this candidate has demonstrated they can successfully apply their experience across numerous industries. Due to being made redundant following a re-structure that left 16 people displaced, they are actively seeking opportunities in the private sector or APS.

Rate / Salary:
$80K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Excellent understanding of and experience in compliance and how this applies to industry – had to interpret legislation to ensure compliance with numerous previous employers
  • Advanced understanding of contract management and interpreting legislation to ensure compliance with CASA and their contract requirements / legislation
  • Advanced Excel skills and proficiency with MS Office Suite – had to interpret significant volumes of data within previous roles
  • Extensive reporting experience with State and Federal Government 
  • Strong safety monitoring and incident reporting experience
Our Assesment:

This candidate presented very well at interview. They are a highly professional individual with corporate presentation and were extremely articulate and clearly very intelligent. They are friendly and affable and someone that would work well in almost any team. 

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

Reference #:
7295

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

APS5/6 Fraud and Security Officer

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract of any length
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
2887

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Change Managers

Organisational Change Managers


People & Change Management Consultant - Big 4

This candidate is dedicated, results-driven people and change management professional with over ten years of progressive skills development in the public and private sectors. They have a proven track record of success in the areas of strategic human capital management, workforce planning, change management, executive development, digital leadership, performance enhancement, executive coaching and mentoring.

Rate / Salary:
$145/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Design & delivered a major Digital Transformation Program which was a delivered to SES Band1, 2, and 3 Leaders
  • Formally recognised for the success and impact of their Management & Leadership strategy in addressing the strategic and unique management and leadership challenges which faced the Department
  • They will come into your organisation and rapidly understand stakeholder operating environments including areas of focus, alignment of priorities, internal and external relationships, governance arrangements, and internal and external influences.
  • The ability to diagnose and analyse change environments and change impact, and apply contemporary change management, communications, and organisational development knowledge and skills to develop and implement impactful solutions and outcomes.
Our Assesment:

This candidate builds rapport quickly with a variety of stakeholders including SES BAND 3's. They are outcome and mission focused and thrives in environment where the problem is undefined. 

They will come into your organisation and rapidly understand stakeholder operating environments including areas of focus, alignment of priorities, internal and external relationships, governance arrangements, and internal and external influences.

This candidate come highly recommend from a former Fed Gov CIO

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
51964

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Top Flight Change Manager

This talented operator has a strong track record of implementing highly effective change programs across a range of Government Departments, large commercial organisations including Big Banks and large Multinationals. Looking for their next challenging, demanding project.  We consider them talent that will quickly rise to the top.

Rate / Salary:
$1,450 per day + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong track record setting up large change programs and running change PMO's in large, complex commercial organisations
  • Strong background in project management, SAP implementations, and learning and development
  • Powerful combination of 1st class soft skills and analytical/commercial business brain
  • Positive, results focussed people person
Our Assesment:

This energetic, friendly and outgoing character is able to demonstrate continual progression and development of their craft, resulting in work that has a whole of business impact. 

Highly recommended for challenging, difficult change projects!

A Large Federal Government Department CFO has contacted them directly to assist with a short term change need within the Department.

Opportunities Seeking:
Interesting projects
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
38010

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Organisational Change Manager

This candidate is an outcomes-focused strategic change manager and enterprise analyst. They have the ability to identify change requirements (strategic, operational and tactical) based on evidence and potential benefits. After 6 years as a management consultant at a Tier 2 firm, they have made the change to an independent contractor.

Rate / Salary:
$145/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 17 years’ experience delivering & advising on change and projects across Federal and State Government.
  • Ability to define and understand required changes to meet strategic outcomes against defined controls
  • Change management experience across all aspects of business change transition
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across in the interview as confident & passionate. They prefer roles where they have the authority and accountability to deliver outcomes.

They works best in roles where they have the authority and accountability to deliver an outcome. 

I currently have this candidate on a contract that is about to expire and have had great feedback from their manager

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
42281

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Technology Change Managers


ICT Project/Change Manager

This experienced ICT professional has a background in ICT change management, project management and service delivery. They have held senior ICT roles since 1999 across both Federal and State Governments.

Rate / Salary:
$130/hr

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 18+ years ICT experience across portfolio management, service level delivery and agreements
  • ICT change management experience managing up to 200+ applications including 27 critical
  • Excellent rapport building and stakeholder engagement skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across as down to earth and matter of fact at interview. They build rapport quickly and has an in-depth strategic and granular knowledge of the whole software development life cycle.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long or short term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
48170

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Economists

Economists


EL1/2 Regulatory Economist

Our exceptional candidate is a seasoned professional Economist with qualifications from ANU and Monash. After a recent stint in the Private Sector, our candidate is seeking to return to the APS in either the top of an EL1 or EL2 economist position. This is a great opportunity to contract in your regulatory econometric requirements without having to interview dozens of unsuitable candidates.

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Multi-agency regulatory economic experience 
  • Great personality that will work well in any team
  • Solid communicator to demonstrate and leverage business areas into a better understanding of economic models
  • Creative and analytical thinking demonstrated in the private and public sector
Our Assesment:

Our exceptional candidate is a great Policy Economist all-rounder. With excellent analytical skills, solid communications skills and a friendly and teamwork driven personality, our candidate will work in any team and connect the business and the data where previous analysts have failed. Give your team access to the best data and call today to discuss this exceptional candidate's details further.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracts
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
2819

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Dynamic NV1 Level Economist & Consultant

An Economist with over fifteen years’ professional experience across the environment, agriculture, climate change and international development sectors. This candidate's most recent experience has come internationally working with the Asian Development Bank. Previously this candidate worked within the APS for 10+ years.

Rate / Salary:
$100/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong multi-disciplinary analytical skills, underpinned by over fifteen years’ experience in applying scientific and economic frameworks to policy and project challenges across international and sustainable development, environment, agriculture, marine, energy, and climate change sectors
  • Transforming ideas into results, leading and motivating colleagues, contributing within diverse teams and empowering others, cultivating strategic networks and productive working relationships
  • Proactively sharing knowledge and communicating effectively for different audiences, adapting style and approach, cutting through jargon and distilling complex issues into key messages
Our Assesment:

A high-level, result orientated candidate with a desire to grow and challenge themselves. They bring a breadth of experience from working across government departments and commercial businesses both within Australian and Internationally. They have a proven track record of delivering complex domestic and international projects, maintaining flexibility and focus in a dynamic team environment, and providing authoritative analysis and advice to global clients.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent and Consulting opportunities in Government and the private sector
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
48253

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878


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Governance, Risk & Assurance

Audit & Assurance


Assurance Specialist (Technical Financial or ICT)

This leading CA and CISA qualified accountant is one of the leading independents in the local region focusing on assurance, risk and technical accounting issues. They have extensive experience leading large ANAO audits, developing best practice financial reporting, setting up risk and controls frameworks and writing technical position papers.

Rate / Salary:
$155/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Risk, assurance, internal/external audit
  • Financial policy, financial frameworks
  • Complex accounting position papers and preparing for difficult audits
  • Financial statement process and controls - best practice
Our Assesment:

Positive, intelligent and highly effective independent consultant with a great sense of humour.

Opportunities Seeking:
Flexible consulting/contracting assignments
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
28263

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Internal Audit & IT Audit

A professional Internal Auditor with an IT Audit specialisation. Strong experience as a consultant, and now looking to make an impact at a single organisation where they can see the manifestation of their ideas/recommendations via a longer-term contribution.

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Track record of design and implementation of Internal Audit programs 
  • Significant experience working with and negotiating with senior leadership
  • Demonstrated experience working with Audit and Risk Committees
  • Trained in WHS Management and Audit
  • Knowledge and understanding of Governance, Risk Management, and Assurance principles, as well as Internal Audit approaches
Our Assesment:

A well presented, capable, intelligent and balanced professional who communicates clearly and has highly developed interpersonal skills. A good mixture of people skills and technical skills.  Utilises a consultative approach, and will work well with stakeholders at all levels.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
48266

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

High EL1/EL2 Financial Statements Audit/IT Audit

A Big4 trained CA/CPA with strong external audit and procurement experience. Good exposure to IT Audit and Information Systems Audit. Experienced at Federal Government and ACT Government levels. Able to get across complex matters quickly, and a good team Manager.

Rate / Salary:
$135/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Big4 trained CA/CPA
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Able to work across multiple complex jobs and deliver high-quality work on time
  • Strong technical audit skills
  • Highly formed people skills and will deal well with stakeholders at all levels
Our Assesment:

A strong performing external auditor growing in IT/Information Systems audit capabilities. An experienced professional who will hit the ground running, work hard, and deliver results.  Interested in contracting opportunities for up to 6 months.

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

Reference #:
13936

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Audit & Assurance Adviser

An experienced professional specialising in Internal Audit, Risk Management, and Corporate Governance.  Strong experience with reviews, audits, and risk assessments in the public sector.

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
48367

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878


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Governance & Risk


Management Consultant

Highly experienced governance and risk consultant with more than 25 years experience in public sector management to executive level. Extensive consulting expertise to public, private and not-for-profit sector organisations on corporate governance, risk management, program review and evaluation and strategic business planning. A highly valuable resource for NFP Boards.

Rate / Salary:
POA

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Developing best practice governance frameworks
  • Board evaluation for public sector and NFP organisations
  • Audit and risk committee and NFP Board appointments
  • Developing governance assessment tools and identification of key risks
Our Assesment:

I have worked with this candidate for some years and can attest to their very high level of knowledge, integrity and ability to deliver strong outcomes. They come highly recommended for governance and risk consulting requirements, and they would be of great value to any Boards seeking assurance that their governance aligns with best practice and that organisational risk is identified and managed appropriately.

Opportunities Seeking:
Governance and risk consulting / Audit and risk committee appointments
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
37529

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

Super EL2 (Operational Excellence)

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

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

Rate / Salary:
$200K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

This candidate is looking for an opportunity which is going to challenge them and provide them with more responsibility and opportunities for growth.

They are looking at applying their skills and experience into another Department or consulting within a Tier 1 or Tier 2 firm.

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
36987

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Head of Governance and Risk

Senior governance and risk consultant with 12+ years' experience leading strategic teams in the private and not-for-profit sectors. Strong experience advising executives, CEO's, boards of directors and government departments on implementing risk and compliance monitoring frameworks.

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

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 12+ years' experience in senior consulting positions
  • Specialist skills in analysing governance, risk and decision making processes
  • Strong experience giving strategic direction to private consulting firms, educational institutions and not-for-profit organisations
Our Assesment:

A confident, outgoing and mature professional with a wealth of experience to draw from. Suited to operating independently or leading a strategic team. Enjoys a challenge and is eager to add value to an organisation where they can solve complex problems.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or long-term contracts
Availability:
1 week notice

Reference #:
48744

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone 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:
  • Contemporary APS risk management and governance compliance 
  • Strong team management and leadership capabilities, with board ranging experience
  • Experience in annual reporting, developing reports and performance measurement frameworks
  • Develop a multi-tiered (outcome, output, input) performance measurement frameworks
Our Assesment:

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or Long-term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
32213

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Governance and Assurance

Confident and articulate professional with 25 years’ experience in business and operational improvement, Project Governance & Assurance.

Rate / Salary:
$140/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong skills in Project Governance & Assurance
  • Experienced in providing Strategic Reform Program governance and assurance, enhanced productivity, better planning, and strategic objective planning that achieves efficiency and effectiveness of processes
  • Experienced in proving governance and assurance on educational objectives
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a highly intelligent, personable person who enjoys being challenged where they can make an impact and deliver results. This candidate would be a valuable member of the team and would be able to hit the ground running.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
48488

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Governance & Assurance Adviser

An experienced professional specialising in Internal Audit, Risk Management, and Corporate Governance.  Strong experience with reviews, audits, and risk assessments in the public sector.

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
48367

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Governance & Financial Policy Expert

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

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
  • Strong governance expertise built up within a Federal Government environment
  • Investigated and implemented improvements to financial work practices
Our Assesment:

A strong technical expert on financial governance and frameworks within the Federal Government. Works well with clear outcomes to aim for and has a very strong compliance focus. They have good communication skills and exceptional technical knowledge.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long-term contracts with view to permanency
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
14485

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

Assurance and Risk Officer

This candidate has 15+ years EL1 experience across risk management, ICT change management and project delivery. After taking a VR last year they are keen to enter the contracting market at the APS6/EL1 level.

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 15+ years EL1 experience
  • Diploma in Project Management, ITIL + ISO Certification                   
  • Experienced at conducting quality risk assessments and risk planning on IT projects and delivered services
  • Proven planning and communication skills demonstrated through ICT Change and Release Management at the EL1 level
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across at interview as friendly, energetic and methodical. Their 15+ years’ experience at the EL1 level has provided them with the skills and experience to run ICT projects within the APS. I would suggest the APS6 is a good level for this candidate to start their contracting career, which offers great value to the team that picks them up! No doubt this person won't be available for long.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long or short term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
47994

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Compliance Officer

This candidate is a policy/program/compliance professional. Since joining the APS in 2007 they have held various roles in applying legislation to policy and ensuring compliance. Their specialty is researching and turning policy into compliant processes.

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 11+ years APS experience across policy, policy and program
  • Highly developed stakeholder engagement skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate is friendly and engaging. They are a logical, methodical person that works best to a plan. It’s important for this candidate to be working in a role that aligns to their values of helping people while also improving society. I believe this candidate would help to create harmony within the team due to their nature and background.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long or short term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
47616

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Human Resources

HR Generalists


Human Resources Director

High-level Director with extensive Human Resources experience as a consultant and manager in multiple organisations. They specialise in HR transformation projects within Federal Government departments and agencies and have expertise in organisational change management.

Rate / Salary:
$185/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

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

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

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

Reference #:
35818

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Senior HR Manager

This candidate is an exceptionally experienced Senior HR Manager with strong and demonstrated experience working with HR areas of global companies.

Rate / Salary:
$150/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 10+ years working in HR Management roles across a wide range of global companies
  • Experience and understanding of Government internal operations
  • Expert knowledge of what does and doesn’t work within an organisation and a solid understanding of the common pitfalls that affect capability and performance internally
  • Strong ability to influence and engage effectively with stakeholders of all levels
  • Ability to identify potential issues ahead of time and mitigate with ease
Our Assesment:

An exceptionally well-presented candidate with superior communication skills and the ability to identify processes that have fallen down or that are not serving the organisation with ease. Extremely personable and genuine with a passion for seeing their teams succeed. With their empathetic yet influential nature, they are able to negotiate effectively with stakeholders of all levels.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract, Permanent
Availability:
1 week Notice

Reference #:
12990

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 HR Generalist

This candidate is a senior HR professional with over 15 years’ experience. They enjoy challenging and fast-paced environments where they can make an impact, working closely with the organisation leaders to align business objectives.  They have a breadth and depth of experience across various aspects within Human Resources and love a challenging, multi-faceted role.

Rate / Salary:
$118/hr

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive HR management experience, working with leaders to align their people strategy from values through to basic operations
  • Personable and approachable demeanor with a strong ability to effectively build relationships and work across people management
  • Strong stakeholder engagement  
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a strong all-rounder with the ability to hit the ground running in a wide variety of circumstances. Articulate and very knowledgeable, they present very well and are influential in their approach.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract, Non-Ongoing, Permanent
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
47579

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Workforce Planner

This candidate is a Senior HR Professional with over 20 years’ experience specialising in Workforce Planning, who has the ability to think strategically whilst also being competent with day to day operational areas.

Rate / Salary:
$115- $120/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive experience in workforce planning, HR analytics, HR strategy development and implementation
  • Experienced HR strategist able to setup organisations from the ground up
  • Solid understanding of HR policies and processes in the APS context
  • Sound understanding of contemporary HR principles 
  • Very Strong stakeholder engagement
Our Assesment:

This strong candidate comes highly recommended, demonstrates sound judgement and is confident. Their knowledge and experience puts them in a strong position to hit the ground running. This candidate is a good communicator who is confident in their abilities, they present well and are articulate and influential in their approach.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
44944

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

HR Manager

An experienced and qualified HR Business Partner / HR Manager with extensive experience in organizational change management and restructuring across the public and private sector.

Rate / Salary:
$110K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

A well-presented candidate with strong communication skills and the ability to clearly articulate their skills and experience.  They take pride in their work and their ability to make a difference and drive results. A highly motivated and energetic person who has proven results in all areas of HR.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
49762

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Human Resource Generalist

HR generalist with over 5 years’ experience reviewing, improving and implementing new induction processes, recruitment, career pathways, staffing and workforce development programs to meet advancements in operations and management with the private sector.

Rate / Salary:
$80/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience in Workforce Planning and Development, Employee Relations and Diversity
  • Experience in performance management and change management
  • Experience in investigating workplace incidents and managed return to work programs
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview and shows a lot of passion for HR and people. They are personable, energetic with a professional approach. With their experience and ability to pick things up quickly they would be a valuable member of the team.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
49341

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Learning & Development


APS6 / EL1 Learning and Development Specialist

An experienced Learning and Development specialist with over 20 years’ experience successfully developing, managing and leading training and professional development on a strategic level to enable business success.

Rate / Salary:
$100 - $115/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience in development of Face to Face and e-Learning training products across leadership and operational management
  • Strong and demonstrated understanding of effective learning methods
  • Sound understanding of the APS inner workings and the ability to apply internal procedures and policies.
  • Holds qualifications in Learning and Development, Leadership, Business Management, Project and Change Management
  • Confident communicator with the ability to connect with a broad range of stakeholders
Our Assesment:

A friendly, warm, personable and engaging personality with a passion for training, development and leadership programs.  Happy to be the face of an organisation with strong experience in running and developing leadership programs.

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

Reference #:
47144

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Learning and Development Officer

Very talented and passionate Learning and Development Officer with 10 years’ experience within the training sector, where they have gained valuable experience planning, developing and delivering training with a range of people within the community.

Rate / Salary:
$80 - 90K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced in developing and delivering training via several mediums including face-to-face, webinars and e-learning
  • Experience in developing e-learning modules using Adobe Captivate program
  • Solid experience in the delivery and assessment of accredited training
  • Experience in writing presentations for the branch manager
  • Experienced at planning, developing, assessing and implementing training programs for new and existing employees
Our Assesment:

A well-presented candidate who can clearly articulate their skills and experience. This candidate is passionate about training and thrives in a busy environment. They have an easy going and friendly nature with the ability to build a strong rapport with a wide range of people.

With wide-ranging experience in learning and development with pinpoint attention to detail, they would be a great addition to the team and would be able to add significant value.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
2931

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Learning and Development Officer

Human Resource professional with over 10 years’ experience across a number of HR disciplines. Predominantly within the Learning and Development space with experience in coordinating learning and development, development of policies, implementing online learning solutions and supporting the implementation of a Capability Framework.

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience in designing and coordinating of learning
  • Experience in identifying skills gaps  
  • Experience in the allocation and tracking of expenditure for the Learning and Development budget
  • Strong attention to detail
Our Assesment:

High performing HR / Learning and Development Officer who is very passionate about people and making a difference. This candidate presents well and is very articulate in their approach. They are results driven and would be able to hit the ground running.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract, Non-Ongoing, Permanent
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
4210

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Learning and Development Officer

An experienced Learning and Development officer with over 7 years’ experience within both the government and private sector.  

Rate / Salary:
$75/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience with Success Factors LMS
  • Strong internal and external stakeholder engagement
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience in developing and implementing eLearning packages
  • Experience in coordinating onsite and offsite training
Our Assesment:

This candidate has strong skills in Learning and Development, has a great deal to offer and would be able to draw upon their experiences in a fast, dynamic working environment.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
1 Week Notice

Reference #:
48825

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Recruitment


APS6 Recruitment Officer

An experienced HR professional who has gained strong experience within a variety of HR areas with a focus on recruitment within the public service.

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

This candidate presents well at interview, they are confident with strong communication and recruitment skills. This candidate enjoys the recruitment area and is keen to develop their skills and experience.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
50758

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Commercial Recruitment Specialist with Government Experience

This candidate is a commercial recruitment specialist who is comfortable working in a high paced environment. They have an in-depth knowledge of Government recruitment practices, as such, they would fit seamlessly into a Government or commercial recruitment role.

Rate / Salary:
$70K

Experience and Technical Skills:

Four years of local recruitment experience in Canberra

  • Innovative sourcing specialist, with experience of using multiple technological platforms to seek and connect with talent
  • Strong local talent network
  • Experienced scribe and government recruitment practitioner
Our Assesment:

This candidate is extremely well presented and professional. They are able to look strategically at recruitment and know what is needed now and in the future. They are outcomes focussed and do what is needed to get the job done. If you are looking for someone to bring new energy to the team, as well as experience and best practice, look no further.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent and Consulting opportunities in Government and the private sector
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
2674

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878


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Work Health & Safety


APS6 Rehab and WH&S Officer

An experienced Rehabilitation Case Manager with a background in Human Resources where with extensive experience working in the facilities services and hospitality industries.

Rate / Salary:
$80k + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:

Competed ACT/NSW and Tasmania workers compensation claims Management course

•            Experience in developing and implementing strategies in accordance with legislation

•            Experience in managing workers compensation claims

•            Experience in early prevention  

  • •            Experience in providing onsite safety inductions
Our Assesment:

This candidate has knowledge of a wide range of areas, they have a strong passion for helping people , They are knowledgeable with strong interpersonal and communications skills with a proven ability to communicate across all levels of management, internal and external stakeholders.  This candidate has very good references and would be a valuable member of the team

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

Reference #:
9585

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Work Health and Safety Manager

This candidate is an experienced HR, Work Health and Safety, audit/risk manager with a background and qualifications in HR, audit, WHS and enterprise risk. They have developed risk registers, and reviewed and improved the WHS management systems.

Rate / Salary:
$110 - $115/hr+ GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Generalist HR with strong experience in Work Health and Safety
  • Personable and approachable demeanour with strong ability to effectively build relationships and work across people management
  • Sound understanding of legislative requirements and policies
  • Highly developed communication skills both written and verbal
Our Assesment:

This candidate is very passionate about WHS, they display a lot of energy and would be able to draw upon their experiences to get projects up and running to a high standard.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
43009

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Senior WHS and Rehabilitation Officer

This candidate is a WHS and Rehab specialist with over 15 years’ experience within Government and Private sector. During this time they have gained extensive case management experience and have built Rehabilitation and Occupational Health and Safety Management systems to national compliance standards.

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Designed, implemented and reviewed Rehabilitation Management System (RMS) for Comcare to meet regulatory compliance for the Commonwealth Government
  • Extensive claims management experience
  • Proven ability in developing and implementing strategic plans, policies and procedures to reduce Workers’ Compensation premiums. 
  • Experience in reviewing and implementing Rehabilitation Management Software tools that meet AS4081 compliance 
  • Sound understanding of legislative requirements and policies
Our Assesment:

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
1 weeks' notice

Reference #:
48035

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS 6 / EL1 Rehabilitation Case Manager

An experienced WH&S / Rehabilitation Case Manager with strong and demonstrated experience working across all aspects of WHS and Injury Management including implementing strategies within the rehabilitation process for complex injury cases.

Rate / Salary:
$95 - 100K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

A friendly and personable candidate with a strong background in both Injury Management and Workplace Health and Safety. This candidate is task oriented and keen on achieving and delivering on set goals. This candidate is people orientated and enjoys positions where they can make an impact. Their skills and experience will see them succeed in any WH&S positions at, or above their level.

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 Transfer, Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
29270

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Payroll


APS6 Payroll Officer

This candidate is an energetic and detailed focused individual with over 8 years’ experience as a payroll officer where they have gained a solid understand of all aspects of payroll using Chris 21 and KRONOS.

Rate / Salary:
$83k + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Well-developed communication and ability to build and maintain strong working relationships
  • Strong systems knowledge with an ability to streamline processes through accurate reporting
  • Ability to interpret legislation and apply as required
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Strong ability to pick up new software and procedures
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents professionally who takes a lot of pride in her work, they are confident in their abilities and would welcome the opportunity to work in Government where she can further develop her skills, they would be able to pick up new systems quickly and operative as an effective member of the team.

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

Reference #:
51694

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Aurion Consultant

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

Rate / Salary:
$160 - $180/hr

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

This candidate is highly capable in all aspects of Aurion from HR Coordination, Workforce Planning, HR Training/Change Management, Business Process Improvements and HR Implementations.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Negotiable

Reference #:
44946

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Aurion Consultant

This sought after candidate is currently seeking short term projects where they can help you implement organisational changes and streamline processes to meet the strategic plans of the organisation in regards to Aurion Administration.

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Proven ability to drive the business through large business change and transformations
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of HR processes and procedures
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of HR Systems in particular Aurion HRMIS
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of cross-functional integration improvements
Our Assesment:

This candidate is highly capable in all aspects of Aurion from HR Coordination, Workforce Planning, HR Training/Change Management, Business Process Improvements and HR Implementations.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Negotiable

Reference #:
44258

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Payroll Officer

This candidate is an energetic, detailed and focused individual with four years’ experience as a payroll officer where they have gained a solid understanding of all aspects of payroll. Including child support payments, tax adjustments, superannuation and reimbursements.

Rate / Salary:
$75 - $80K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Well-developed communication and ability to build and maintain strong working relationships
  • Strong systems knowledge with an ability to streamline processes through accurate reporting 
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong ability to pick up new software and procedures
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a driven, easy-going and customer service focused individual with a good eye for detail. They are a supportive team player who presents well and displays strong communication skills.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
12679

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Independent Consultants (Executive Level)

Independent Consultants (Executive Level)


Management Consultant

Highly experienced governance and risk consultant with more than 25 years of experience in public sector management to the executive level. Extensive consulting expertise to public, private and not-for-profit sector organisations on corporate governance, risk management, program review and evaluation and strategic business planning. A highly valuable resource for NFP Boards.

Rate / Salary:
POA

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Developing best practice governance frameworks
  • Board evaluation for public sector and NFP organisations
  • Audit and risk committee and NFP Board appointments
  • Developing governance assessment tools and identification of key risks
Our Assesment:

I have worked with this candidate for some years and can attest to their very high level of knowledge, integrity and ability to deliver strong outcomes. They come highly recommended for governance and risk consulting requirements, and they would be of great value to any Boards seeking assurance that their governance aligns with best practice and that organisational risk is identified and managed appropriately. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Governance and risk consulting / Audit and risk committee appointments
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
37529

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Consultant

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

Rate / Salary:
$200/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Organisational Change and Business Transformation
  • Business Strategy and ICT Strategy
  • Programme and Project Management
  • Business Performance Improvement and Business Process Improvement
Our Assesment:

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

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

Reference #:
44914

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Former CIO– Senior ICT Management

This well qualified ICT professional has had an extensive career at senior levels in the APS. Currently available for an immediate start, you'll need to get in quick to secure a candidate of this calibre.

Rate / Salary:
$140/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced Chief Information Officer (CIO) within multiple Government departments
  • Extensive experience in IT management, IT governance, business alignment with IT, strategic planning, enterprise system and architecture, IT sourcing, risk management, business continuity, IT procurement policy, portfolio/program/project management, e-government, government ICT policy, funding and approval processes.
  • Consultancy experiences in a number of federal and national government agencies.
Our Assesment:

With an outstanding resume outlining their experience, including a background in consulting to the public sector and has previously held CIO within the APS, this candidate is seeking to take on interesting and challenging contract work and is well positioned to add extreme value to your team.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long or Short term Contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
42687

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Specialist management consultant, legal and compliance advisor

This former Big 4 Manager has advised multiple Federal Government clients in relation to their complex technology problems, including in the areas of big data analytics, business performance and process optimisation.

Their areas of consultancy expertise include legal and regulatory compliance, change management and strategic policy, contributing to their ability to support large-scale transformation in cross-portfolio and multi-jurisdictional environments.

Rate / Salary:
$125/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 4 years broad-based Big 4 Consulting experience focusing on government relations, policy advisory and change management
  • Strong strategic analysis, writing and engagement capabilities developed through 10+ years of experience across legal, big 4 consulting and executive level APS
  • 18 months experience managing the legal oversight of all of a multinational’s international operations including ongoing business, strategic legal risk management and material projects.
Our Assesment:

This candidate is energetic and engaging. Their career progressions demonstrate they are a driven, high performer who almost skipped a rung or two on the ladder to be in a global head of legal role, which resulted from a relationship with their current employer.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long or short term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
37825

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Executive Officer / Operations Manager

This candidate is a professional Project and Operations Manager with a strong background in consulting firms supporting Executives to grow their business both in an Executive Officer capacity and also through taking on key assignments. They enjoy working on challenging projects with multiple stakeholders and complex moving parts.

Rate / Salary:
$100 - $110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Program Manager and Project Manager for the development and implementation of IT platforms e.g. Drupal and SharePoint 2010 with multiple vendors. The total value of these contracts was in excess of $4m. 
  • Project Management qualifications in PRINCE2 & a diploma
  • Exceptional stakeholder management skill
  • Diploma of Project Management (PMBOK) +  Prince2 Practitioner       
  • Strong governance and planning experience
Our Assesment:

This candidate is exceptionally well presented, intelligent and is a strong communicator. I have personally worked with this candidate for a number of years and can say they are someone who is able to deliver outcomes on hard deadlines even under challenging conditions.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
4116

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Dynamic NV1 Level Economist & Consultant

An economist with over fifteen years’ professional experience across the environment, agriculture, climate change and international development sectors.  This candidate's most recent experience has come internationally working with the Asian Development Bank. Previously this candidate worked within the APS for 10+ years.

Rate / Salary:
$100/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong multi-disciplinary analytical skills, underpinned by over fifteen years’ experience in applying scientific and economic frameworks to policy and project challenges across international and sustainable development, environment, agriculture, marine, energy, and climate change sectors.
  • Transforming ideas into results, leading and motivating colleagues, contributing within diverse teams and empowering others, cultivating strategic networks and productive working relationships.
  • Proactively sharing knowledge and communicating effectively for different audiences, adapting style and approach, cutting through jargon and distilling complex issues into key messages.
Our Assesment:

A high-level, result orientated, candidate with a desire to grow and challenge himself. He brings a breath of experience of working across government departments and commercial business both within Australian and Internationally. He has a proven track record of delivering complex domestic and international projects, maintaining flexibility and focus in a dynamic team environment, and providing authoritative analysis and advice to global clients.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent and Consulting opportunities in Government and the private sector
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
48253

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878


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Information Technology

Data Analysts


Junior Data Analyst

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

Rate / Salary:
$72K + Super

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

With a good background in Test Analysis and a range of highly sought-after skills, this candidate is looking to jump into a Data Analyst position. This candidate has a solid background across various technical programming tools and would be a valuable team asset.

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

Reference #:
51365

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Data Analyst (Visualizer)

A senior data analyst who has the skills, likability and adaptability to back themselves across a wide number of environments. With 10 years' experience across a number of departments, they will be able to support a wide range of programs and projects.

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience in the creation of SAS and Qlik dashboards
  • Ability to engage, communicate and understand requirements of both Business and IT.
  • Experienced in writing T-SQL Queries for SQL server 2005 and 2008 R2 + Advanced knowledge of various Reporting Tools (Hyperion, SSRS);
  • Working knowledge of R
Our Assesment:

With their background, I would recommend any program needing to make sense of their data would benefit from this candidate's skill set. With a background in making sense of data, particularity in the creation of exec dashboards, they would really simplify reporting for any program or project. I have placed this candidate previously and their Band 1 had glowing feedback on their performance.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
42025

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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ICT Business Analysts


Senior Process Design/Business Analyst

This candidate is a senior process design/business analyst with a strong background in knowledge and information management. Their experience has been in a variety of Government agencies either as a consultant or as an independent contractor. They excel when eliciting business requirements from business users and aligning function with strategy. They prefer projects working on the ‘business side’ rather than the technical side.

Rate / Salary:
$135/hr

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Eliciting, understanding and documenting current state business processes
  • Designing strategically aligned process solutions based on user-defined evidence
  • Strategic problem solving through workshops, group exercises and user-led discussions
  • Change management as it pertains to business process improvement
Our Assesment:

This candidate is personable and likable and is passionate about delivering lasting outcomes that benefit both the business and users. They have a strong drive and loves fast moving, challenging projects with a broad variety of problems to solve.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
44440

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Program Directors/ Managers


Senior Program/Project Management

This candidate is an accomplished PhD qualified senior executive, IT and project management professional. They have led a number of teams in the delivery of a range of successful business and policy outcomes across the APS and private sector. Their strength is assisting organisations to realise their strategic objectives through astute technology and business system investment.

Rate / Salary:
$180/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Ability to take responsibility for project governance and leadership for all ICT initiatives
  • Experienced at working collaboratively with Departments to deliver programs of work aligned with strategic objectives, including the deployment and management of IT services and platforms.
Our Assesment:

I have personally worked with this high performing candidate for a number of years and can confidently say they are a safe pair of hands for ICT project or program positions.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent, long or short term contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
49289

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Project Managers


Senior Project Manager (Business and ICT)

This Senior Project/Program Manager has a verifiable track record of success across a diverse range of government industries and positions designing policy, process and technological solutions that solve modern workplace issues across multiple government agencies.

Rate / Salary:
$170/hr

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:

Experienced in delivering business transformation projects that are technology enabled. Their strength is in program design (Agile) including Governance and Assurance, Risk Management and Benefits Realisation.

Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across at interview as highly experienced, calm and deliberate.

Their referee describes one of their strengths as providing the glue between agile and waterfall activities.  They were also an early adopter of a design thinking approach that was implemented putting them at the centre of their work.

This experienced candidate is now looking for roles where they are able to deliver projects which provide public benefit.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
50472

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Project/ Program Manager

This Program/Project Manager has extensive operations, business, commercial and leadership experience.  

They have recently finished implementing a major transformation of a corporate shared service functionality with a large commercial client. They are keen to use the experienced gained in this project to make an impact in their next project.

Rate / Salary:
$130/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive operations, business, commercial and leadership experience.  
  • The ability to initiate and drive an organisational shift, linked with cultural change
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and project management skills which enables them to manage and report on the implementation of improved end to end new business processes
Our Assesment:

This candidate has the ability to achieve results in extremely challenging industries or circumstances. They achieve this by creating a perceptible vision, effective implementation of strategies and plans, and providing staff with empowering leadership, results such as increasing revenues, reducing costs and improving operational effectiveness.

This candidate does not have Fed Gov experience but their high-level EQ would allow them to quickly adapt to an APS role.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent, long or short term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
31258

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Project Officers


Senior Project Administrator

No task too big or small! Our candidate is an experienced 10+ administrator with a background in Defence and 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:
$95/hr

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 8+ years ICT Project support officer experience
  • Understanding of Federal Government & Defence Legislation and project procedures through involvement in complex multi-million-dollar projects.
  • Diploma in PMBOK
Our Assesment:

This candidate enjoys working on challenging and complex business solutions and has always been the ‘fixer' or ‘go to’ in most of their roles. Their referee says their strength is "very strong attention to detail and always produced accurate reports, particularly in the area of risk, scheduling and budgeting of projects". They would suit any project based role, particularly any involving ICT or contracts.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent, long or short term contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
31673

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

ICT Project Coordinator

This candidate has 15+ years EL1 experience across risk management, ICT change management and project delivery. After taking a VR last year they are keen to enter the contracting market at the APS6/EL1 level.

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 15+ years EL1 experience
  • Diploma in Project Management, ITIL + ISO Certification                   
  • Experienced at  conducting quality risk assessments and risk planning on IT projects  and delivered services
  • Proven planning and communication skills demonstrated through ICT Change and Release Management at the EL1 level
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across at interview as friendly, energetic and methodical. Their 15+ years’ experience at the EL1 level has provided them with the skills and experience to run ICT projects within the APS. I think the APS6 is a good level for the candidate to start their contracting career, which offers great value to the team that picks them up.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long or short term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
47994

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

ICT Project Coordinator

This candidate is a project professional with experience in project coordination, scheduling and project management in both public and private sectors. They have experience across multiple roles providing support to the project team in project planning, master scheduling, drafting project initiation documents and delivery of concept plans.

Rate / Salary:
$75/hr + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  •  12 years’ experience in coordinating end-to-end projects
  •  PRINCE2 Practitioner Certification
Our Assesment:

This is one of the strongest project coordinators I have seen lately, they're available immediately and are great value.

This candidate comes across at interview as enthusiastic and energetic. They enjoy working on projects where they are empowered to take on more responsibility as the project progresses.

This candidate impressed me at interview with their combination of technical skills in project support, in particular, their scheduling and technical skills, as well as the examples of initiative and ability to deliver under pressure.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long or short term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
11738

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Technical Writer


Technical Writer - Business + ICT

This plug and play technical writer has experience across Federal, State and the Private sector. Their skills cover both ICT and Business areas including - business operations manual, legal businesses synthesis and disseminate regulatory notes and information sheets.

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive successful technical and editorial writing experience across a broad range of topics
  • Ability to engage with key stakeholders organisations
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Forensic Science and a Bachelor of Science
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across at interview as well-spoken and articulate. They do have a bit of a quirky personality and dress sense. 

I currently have this candidate on contract and have received positive feedback from their supervisor.

Their referee describes their strengths as taking often vague comments/lack of logical process converting that into something useful- helping the organisation understand what its insurable exposures were. Converting it into a format management could understand. Quite personable and able to talk to anyone.

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or Long Term Contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
2713

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Marketing, PR and Communications

Marketing, PR and Communications


EL1 Communications / Content Writer

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

Rate / Salary:
$115/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:

•          Experienced in writing, uploading and managing website content

•          Experience with Drupal, Sitecore and WordPress

•          Experience in developing websites

•          Strong writing skills with the ability to turn jargon into plain English

•          Strong stakeholder engagement

Our Assesment:

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

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

Reference #:
49482

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Exceptional Communications Professional - EL1/EL2

An experienced communications professional with 18 + years’ experience managing communications within both State and Federal Government.

Rate / Salary:
$125 - $135/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Communication, in Public Relations, from the University of Canberra
  • Exceptional experience in the following areas;
    • Communication strategy, Engagement strategy, Media releases/alerts, Speech notes/talking points, Responses to Freedom of Information requests (FOIs), Ministerial correspondence, Social media text
  • Sound ability to exercise judgement and apply discretion where required
  • Strong time management and organisation capabilities with an ability to juggle conflicting priorities with ease
  • Innovative, flexible and creative approach to communication initiatives
  • Strong and impressive campaign design, management and implementation experience
Our Assesment:

Our candidate came across as a strong candidate at interview with great communication skills and an extremely personable demeanor. They have the past experience and skills to  effectively contribute to any project undertaken and would really be able to deliver, achieve and exceed deliverables. They are a strong and enthusiastic candidate that strives for excellence, and is looking to apply their exceptional skills, working on a truly worthwhile cause. This candidate will definitely impress at interview.

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

Reference #:
39218

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Executive Communications Manager

This candidate is a senior executive with expertise in developing and driving strategic reform and cultural change with a specific focus on stakeholder engagement, corporate communication. They are a demonstrated executive leader with experience working with national boards, senior executive, key stakeholders, large and small teams - both internal and external to an organisation.

Rate / Salary:
$200K + Super

Security Clearance:
NV1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • High level management expertise
  • Experience in setting and achieving strategic direction and building relationships 
  • Demonstrated skills in leading and managing teams and driving change
  • Strong skills in shaping strategic thinking and inspiring a sense of purpose and direction.
Our Assesment:

This candidate demonstrates adaptable communication skills, they are articulate, enthusiastic and have a persuasive communication style. They have considerable experience in communications strategies and stakeholder engagement with a collaborative and consultative leadership style.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
1 weeks' notice

Reference #:
10400

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Marketing and Business Development in One

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

Rate / Salary:
$130K

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent and Consulting opportunities in Government and the private sector
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
47182

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Communications Manager

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

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience in delivering large high profile projects. 
  • High level stakeholder engagement
  • Experience dealing with judicial officers and court staff
  • High attention to detail
Our Assesment:

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
44938

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Communications Manager

Communications professional with 30 years’ experience in journalism, public affairs, external and internal communications, media, issues and crisis management as well as stakeholder and community engagement.

Rate / Salary:
$110 - $115/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience formulating and delivering strategic and tactical communications strategies
  • Experience working on large projects
  • Eager to contribute and make a difference
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
Our Assesment:

Highly skilled Communications Manager who enjoys roles where they can make a difference. They present well and have a strong ability to deliver under pressure and tight deadlines.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
49257

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Communications Manager

A high level communications professional with over 20 years’ experience with a Bachelor of Arts (Communications). This candidate has a background in the commercial sector where they have been involved in high profile Federal Government campaigns.

Rate / Salary:
$115/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Solid knowledge of web-based strategies, optimisation and management 
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Experience in the creation and implementation of comprehensive social media policies
  • High attention to detail
  • Experience in development and presentation of detailed communications strategies
Our Assesment:

High performing, strategic Communications Manager who is extremely knowledgeable, this candidate is very articulate and influential. They would be able to bring a positive contribution to any team.

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

Reference #:
45002

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Communications Manager

An experienced and passionate Communications professional with extensive experience in both Government & corporate sectors. Providing strategy, advice & development of policies, communications collateral, media liaison, issues management, mentoring & team training.

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Practical experience liaising with Ministerial Officers and other government agencies
  • Experienced at developing and implementing closed circuit communications strategies
  • Experienced at leading a team and mentoring staff, providing guidance and when necessary issues management
  • Development of strategic communications strategies and high-level relationship management experience
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a professional with solid experience in the communications sphere. They are confident and are able to produce results.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract, Non-Ongoing, Permanent
Availability:
1 Week Notice

Reference #:
5743

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Communications Manager

A communications and marketing professional with over 10 years experience working across private, public and not-for-profit sectors. They have experience in leading and implementing a diverse and multifaceted range of communications and marketing initiatives, including setting strategy, writing, launching new initiatives, running advertising campaigns, creating print and digital collateral, developing videos including script writing and story-boarding, managing supplier relationships and more.

Rate / Salary:
$80/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Excellent communication skills, with experience in negotiating outcomes
  • Experience working on large projects
  • High level of organisational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Experience in development and presentation of detailed communications strategies
Our Assesment:

This candidate presented as a high performing, strategic communications manager who is extremely knowledgeable.  They are articulate and come across very knowledgeable and influential. They have strong experience in communications and have a great deal to offer, they would be able to draw on their experiences working in a fast, dynamic work environment.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
6080

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Communications and Marketing Officer

This candidate has 10 years’ experience as a Communications and Marketing officer within private and non for profit organisations where they have developed strong skills in digital and direct communications and marketing, as well as event and project coordination, data management, and implementing and streamlining systems and procedures.

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

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience in developing and implementing marketing plans
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Experienced in managing and coordinating events
  • Strong attention to detail
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview and enjoys working for an organisation and projects which have a purpose and where they can make a difference. They are quietly confident and has a steady methodical communication style. They are team orientated and would be able to add value to the team.

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

Reference #:
48228

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Communications Officer

An experienced Communications and Marketing professional with 15 years’ experience in both government and private sector.  Strong experience in planning, coordinating, writing and editing content for varied printed publications, including brochures, catalogues, exhibition panels, annual reports, prospectus documents and magazines.

Rate / Salary:
$80/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience in developing and writing website content
  • Experience in developing and implementing content for social media 
  • Experience in coordinating events
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience in proofreading materials and presenting training workshops
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview and is personable and professional, they can clearly articulate their experience in a clear and logical manner. With a positive attitude and strong communication skills, they would be a highly suitable candidate at the APS6 level and would make a positive contribution.

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

Reference #:
49401

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Communications Officer

Strong marketing and communications specialist with experience across the full spectrum of marketing, community relations, public affairs, media and political liaison, and project management.

Rate / Salary:
$75/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience developing and executing media relations and stakeholder communications 
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Experienced in media liaison and public relations
Our Assesment:

This candidate has strong communication skills with an artistic eye for detail. They are driven and have the ability to deliver results at a high standard.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
291

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Media / Public Relations


APS5-6 Communications and Media Advisor

A Communications and Media officer who is a degree qualified Journalist with experience as a senior communications officer, reporter, senior producer and presenter with experience in managing Media enquiries for high profile events.

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

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong social media and media experience
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • High attention to detail, strong organisational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Experienced in editing, writing, conducting interviews and publishing content
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a high performing candidate who is passionate about communications and media. They have strong skills when it comes to media and social media, along with strong written and verbal communication skills. They present very well and are very personable. This candidate would bring a positive contribution to a communications and media team and comes highly recommended.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
5006

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Communications Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

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

This candidate is a high performing, strategic Communications Manager who is very passionate and knowledgeable. They present well and are articulate and influential in their approach.

They have a wealth of experience in communications, stakeholder engagement and management, and would be able to offer a great deal to the organisation drawing on their skills and experience working in a fast-changing, dynamic working environment.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract, Non-Ongoing, Permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
48876

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Not For Profit/ Community Services

Executives & Consultants


Management Consultant

Highly experienced governance and risk consultant with more than 25 years experience in public sector management to the executive level. Extensive consulting expertise to public, private and not-for-profit sector organisations on corporate governance, risk management, program review and evaluation and strategic business planning. A highly valuable resource for NFP Boards.

Rate / Salary:
POA

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Developing best practice governance frameworks
  • Board evaluation for public sector and NFP organisations
  • Audit and risk committee and NFP Board appointments
  • Developing governance assessment tools and identification of key risks
Our Assesment:

I have worked with this candidate for some years and can attest to their very high level of knowledge, integrity and ability to deliver strong outcomes. They come highly recommended for governance and risk consulting requirements, and they would be of great value to any Boards seeking assurance that their governance aligns with best practice and that organisational risk is identified and managed appropriately.

Opportunities Seeking:
Governance and risk consulting / Audit and risk committee appointments
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
37529

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

Not for Profit CFO / Interim Executive

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

Rate / Salary:
$185/hr + GST

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

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

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

Reference #:
30982

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

COO / Business Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$180K + Super

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

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

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

Reference #:
10065

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

NFP General Manager / Program Manager

This experienced Executive NFP professional has had a strong career to date, most recently finishing in a large, national Not for Profit in a GM role as 2IC to the CEO. With a strong professional services/consulting background, they are an ideal candidate for organisations experiencing significant change.

Rate / Salary:
$120 - 180K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Complex program management, large national Government funded programs
  • Project and change management, creating efficiencies through organisational reform
  • Executive support, corporate governance, strategic leadership
  • Strong background in consulting and assurance
Our Assesment:

This energetic, driven and results focussed leader will make a big impact in their next Executive level role.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or longer term contracts, NFP sector
Availability:
4 week's notice

Reference #:
1619

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Product Commercialisation Manager / Project Manager

This results-focused, energetic and hands-on leader has a strong track record of driving business improvements and financial results in a variety of commercial and NFP settings. An open, honest and highly intelligent character, they are looking for a new challenge ideally in an organisation where technology meets the market.

Rate / Salary:
$120 - 180K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong background as COO and head of corporate in NFP and research organisations
  • Strong experience leading the commercialisation of products to market
  • Solid start-up experience
Our Assesment:

Looking for an opportunity to add value to a small-medium sized organisation that needs more Management bandwidth, this candidate is flexible on salary and ready to make a difference.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or contract; Full or part-time
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
12831

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Finance / Business Manager

This CA qualified accountant has a strong background running the finance function for small/medium sized not-for-profit organisations and within divisions of larger specialist organisations. They are seeking to return to a broader role that covers finance and other corporate or executive support functions. 

Having placed this candidate twice over the last 10 years, we know they are highly regarded and a high performer who will add value.

Rate / Salary:
$110K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Budgeting / Financial management
  • Financial reporting including board and management reporting
  • Driving efficiencies and improvements
  • Commonwealth grants 
  • Corporate support (strategic planning, annual reports, resource planning)
Our Assesment:

Well known to HorizonOne, this candidate offers 15+ years of experience and strong breadth representing very strong value-for-money in the market at this level. At interview, they present as calm, intelligent and capable across a range of disciplines, and reference reports are strong. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or contract, NFP/NGO; ideally 4 days p/w but flexible
Availability:
1 weeks notice

Reference #:
14117

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878


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Not For Profit/ Community Services


CEO, Secretariat & Engagement Manager in One

A purposeful blend of governance, leadership and management underpinned by the disciplines of stakeholder engagement, communications, tourism, marketing, landscape architecture and tertiary teaching.

Rate / Salary:
$100K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 7 years secretariat experience within ACT government
  • 4 years as CEO of a local not-for-profit
  • Broad-ranging experience in marketing, engagement management as well as project and program management 
Our Assesment:

This is an extremely well presented, outgoing and personable candidate. They admit they are a bit of a jack of all trades and someone who is not afraid to get their hands dirty. They would certainly be able to add value across a number of portfolios and quickly develop relationships internally and externally. If you are looking to make your life easier, this candidate is someone to truly be relied upon. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent and Consulting opportunities in Government and the private sector
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
43738

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878


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Procurement and Contract Management

Procurement and Contract Management


APS5/6 Procurement and Contracts Manager

Specialist in APS procurement, ICT contract management and software asset management. Experience in both public and private sectors (Austrade, Telstra, National Health and Medical Council, Geoscience, Datacom).

Rate / Salary:
$75/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 6 years’ procurement/contract management experience (most recently at APS6 level)

  • Cert IV in Commonwealth Procurement Rules + Advanced Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply

  • Procurement skills; via WoG, MoM panels, direct sourcing, RFQ and RFT processes

  • ICT procurement + software asset management specialist

Our Assesment:

Highly motivated candidate with strong communication skills. Available immediately and won't last long in the market.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
39228

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS6/EL1 Procurement Manager - Rare Find

14 years' experience working in complex end-to-end APS procurement and contract management (EL1 level). Strong focus on improving procurement compliance processes to meet legislative requirements.

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

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Cert VI in Government Strategic Procurement + Government Procurement Judicial Review Act 2018 training
  • Experience implementing; CPRs, PGPA Act, AusTender compliance, Judicial Review Act, RFQ, RFT, financial delegate approvals, Finance 1
  • Developed new procurement management frameworks at NHMRC
Our Assesment:

Dedicated procurement professional with strong stakeholder engagement skills. Highly recommended through referee check. Rare find in tight candidate market.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
1 week notice

Reference #:
51732

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Procurement Specialist and Strategist (Super EL1)

25+ years' experience in complex, high risk, high value procurement, contract management and project management. Has led procurement teams at the Director level at various Federal Government Departments and commercial businesses.

Rate / Salary:
$125/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Degree qualifications in government procurement and contract management
  • Excellent communicator with strong negotiation skills
  • Managed multi-million dollar expenditures across ICT and non-ICT projects
  • Change management - business process streamlining, enterprise roll-outs, cultural change training
  • Facilitator of WoG exclusive arrangements and WoG panel arrangements
Our Assesment:

Accomplished and versatile procurement professional. Proven to be a high performing and reliable contractor through previous HorizonOne contracts. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
13737

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Procurement Strategist

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

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
5289

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Federal Government Procurement Specialist

8+ years' experience in specialist procurement roles within federal government departments. A professional in their field with strong management and negotiation skills. Specialises in end-to-end management of ICT, digital transformation, high-value and strategic procurement ventures.

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Cert IV in Government Procurement and Contract Management
  • A wealth of experience in government procurement, contract and property management 
  • Highly proficient in implementing PGPA Act
  • Experience managing small procurement teams and developing/delivering staff training materials
Our Assesment:

This candidate has contracted through HorizonOne in the past and has received strong endorsements from previous employers. Feedback has been that they are an effective communicator and negotiator, they build strong relationships with ease and adapt to new working environments quickly.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
9424

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Procurement and Industry Facilitation Specialist - EL1 Contractor

Diverse experience across various large Federal Government Departments. Undertaken MULTIPLE $1 billion+ projects specialising in procurement, contract management, policy and industry facilitation. 

Rate / Salary:
$95 - $110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive procurement policy development and implementation experience
  • Strong skills in developing, writing and implementing policies, including bilateral trade and investment programs, industry program and foreign policy
  • Excellent liaison skills; has represented Australian government on diplomatic posts
  • Demonstrated success in international finance and real estate markets
Our Assesment:

A wealth of experience as a public servant, looking to continue contracting at the EL1 level. Will bring seniority and leadership to their next role.

Opportunities Seeking:
Short/Long term contracts
Availability:
Early September

Reference #:
43870

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Experienced Procurement Contractor - APS6 - Rare Find

With a background in finance and extensive experience in procurement and contract management in the public service, this candidate is a rare find in the tight procurement market. 10+ years' procurement experience across various Federal Government Departments and commercial businesses.

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 20+ years' experience in finance-related roles in public and private sectors
  • Strong procurement skills; RFQs, RFTs, evaluation plans, negotiation plans, probity services, tender management, PGPA Act implementation
  • Highly developed communication and liaison skills
  • Computer skills; SAP Financial, Excel, TRIM, Clarity, MYOB
Our Assesment:

Proven track record as a high performing contractor with repeated extensions and strong recommendations from previous supervisors. Procurement candidates like these don't last long in the market.

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

Reference #:
29596

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Procurement Officer

This candidate has 4 years' experience in a procurement and contracts environment within a Commonwealth government agency. Having reached the APS6 level, they are knowledgeable in public tendering procurement practices, specialising in complex construction, development and upgrade projects.

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
48921

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878


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Project Management

Project Management


High Performing EL2 Looking For A New Challenging Project/Program

This high-performing executive officer has a history of being the go-to problem solver while providing support to Band 2 & Band 3.
Their experience covers service delivery, project and program management and executive support and coordination. After 10 years in the same department, they are looking for with a challenging project/program to be part of.

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Involved in writing 500+ ministerial correspondence for a high profile Senate Inquiry
  • Skilled and able to provide Executive Support to Band 2 and Band 3
  • About to complete Grad Cert in Business (Public Sector Management)
Our Assesment:

This is one of the strongest candidates I have seen this year. Their rapid career rise within the APS demonstrates that they are a high performer.
They will add value to your team by getting things over the line and their ability to pull apart complex problems. You will not find this candidate hiding behind emails, they excel at building relationships and stakeholder engagement.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or S26 Transfer
Availability:
2 weeks

Reference #:
50431

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

High Performing Project Manager

An experienced HR, Shared Services and Project Manager professional with 13 years’ experience working in the APS.  A proven track record in both the government and private sectors and skilled in effective leadership, client engagement and strategic thinking. Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to consistently build and maintain strong relations with both clients and colleagues across all levels.

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Wide-scale project management experience with a focus on Shared Services, Human Resource Management, and Payroll and ICT services.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain rapport with the major service providers and stakeholders
  • Experience of working with Aurion and Expense8
Our Assesment:

A friendly and confident candidate, she comes across as results orientated and someone who is eager for a challenge. She is very much people orientated and someone who is able to gain buy-in quickly from stakeholders.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts ideally from between 6 and 12 months
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
30393

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

Large Scale Capital Project and Procurement Manager

10 years' experience leading large scale engineering acquisition projects in the Defence space valued up to $103 mill. Expert in the fields of commercial, governance and technical assurance. 

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Masters of Project Management + Masters of Systems Engineering

  • Experienced with complex public service procurement methodologies

  • Strong focus on managing tight budget constraints

  • Exemplary problem-solving skills in challenging environments

Our Assesment:

Strongly endorsed by previous supervisors as a high performing leader. Will bring value quickly to government project and procurement teams. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
50318

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Property and Facilities

Property and Facilities


APS6 Property Project Officer

Experienced Project Manager with experience in leasing, property and construction in both the APS and private sectors now available! With experience in leasing, accommodation, project and contract management skills this candidate is a rare find!

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:

This candidate recently finished a 16 month contract with a foundational Federal Department where they worked as an Assistant PM supporting the ‘Redesigning our Workplace’ project. 

  • Considerable experience working in accommodation management. procurement and contract management and leasing
  • Understands CAPEX and has managed relationships with builders and driven outcomes
  • Project managed refurb project of Level 2 at Treasury, 3,500 m2 at a value of $4.6 million
  • Has coordinated all aspects of office accommodation fit-outs; security, IT infrastructure etc.
  • Experienced in milestone reporting and ensuring contractors adhere to deliverables
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a down to earth disposition and excellent stakeholder engagement skills. They are clearly passionate about property, facilities and project management and have broad experience that would translate to a number of roles.

Opportunities Seeking:
6 month + contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
51630

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

Executive Management-Property Specialist

20+ years of experience in property and facilities management with a blend of marketing and business development. Excellent stakeholder engagement and sector knowledge. This high performing candidate has experience across the commercial property space as well as exposure working in both local and federal government.

Rate / Salary:
$100-120K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Diversity within stakeholders projects, has facilitated an advisory network of sharing comprehensive industry knowledge, rewarded with well-established client relations.
  • Experienced in setting up high-density developments, valuation, asset management, project management, project marketing, compliance, risk management, leasing and licensing.
  • Extensive exposure in working with local and federal governments and input into many local and Regional Developments.
Our Assesment:

A bright personality with a wealth of experience in their field. Having relocated to Canberra they are looking for opportunities in the sector. This candidate is someone who can hit the ground running in a number of areas and someone who will add real value to the team in terms of personality and knowledge sharing.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent and Consulting opportunities in Government and the private sector
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
48689

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878


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Sales/ Business Development

Sales/ Business Development


Business Development Director and General Manager with International Experience

Successful Business Development Director and General Manager with 15+ years’ experience leading teams in Agriculture, Resources and Media industries. Proven ability to manage strategy and operations with a focus on business development, people and culture, and marketing communications.

Rate / Salary:
$185K

Experience and Technical Skills:

A general manager with experience in media, mining and primary industries

  • Strong commercial nous with proven success in negotiating high-level partnerships
  • Experience successfully managing organisational change and culture
  • Proven record of delivering organisational performance against KPIs and strategy
  • A strong influence and negotiator
Our Assesment:

This candidate a well presented, articulate, personable and confident candidate. They are a natural communicator, able to engage at an executive level across a broad range of subject matter.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent and Consulting opportunities in Government and the private sector
Availability:
3 months notice

Reference #:
47228

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

Marketing and Business Development in One

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

Rate / Salary:
$130K

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent and Consulting opportunities in Government and the private sector
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
47182

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878


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Scribe Services/ Recruitment Support

Scribe Services/ Recruitment Support


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:
Price on request

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:
Immediate

Reference #:
5126

H1R Consultant:
Lyndal Bennett on (02) 6108 4878

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:
Price on request

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 #:
6291

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:
Price on request

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 #:
25651

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:
Price on request

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 #:
9539

H1R Consultant:
Melissa Frazer on (02) 6108 4878


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Senior Executives

Senior Executives


Executive Manager

Accomplished Executive with a very strong background in both State and Federal Government roles. Strongest achievement to date was the setup and successful operation of a Federal Government entity managing over $40 Billion in administered payments. Strengths sit with analysis and understanding of complex big data sets including finance, building big data platforms, engaging stakeholders at all levels and bringing together solutions to complex issues that work.

Rate / Salary:
$250K +

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Very strong stakeholder engagement skills, has worked with complex issues sitting across the States and had to find agreement amongst competing priorities.
  • Very strong with financials and data. Degree qualified in Accounting and CPA accredited. 
  • Graduate of Institute of Company Directors. Strong Governance and Corporate Management skills.
  • Detailed understanding of government administration and legislative obligations.
  • Very well developed knowledge of health sector issues and stakeholders.
Our Assesment:

Smart, motivated Executive who is still driving their career path towards future successes. They have demonstrated a strong ability to solve complex issues through understanding and organising data and engaging key stakeholders. They have also demonstrated the ability to set up and run the corporate function for a busy Government entity which has successfully achieved its outcomes and won further funding. They will do well in the Executive ranks but could probably use a central agency role to help develop their SES credentials. Happy to negotiate a package for an opportunity that can provide for future career progression.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
47900

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

Positive Vetted Adviser

Almost 20 years of Commonwealth experience, most recently in a high-level advisory role. This candidate has a Positive Vetting, has experience of leading multi-disciplined teams of 40+ people and has managed annual budgets exceeding $3.5 million.

Rate / Salary:
$250K+ Super

Security Clearance:
Positive Vetting

Experience and Technical Skills:

Most recently this candidate has provided high-level policy, strategic and political advice on international matters including:

  • Represented the Minister at a host of multilateral meetings, coordinated with counterparts from 6 regional countries
  • Provided strategic advise that has shaped Australia's contribution to NATO, UN Peacekeeping Operation and Counter ISIL Operations
  • Delivered strategic Whole-of-Government policies particularly across Defence

This candidate holds an MA in International Relations and Grad Dip in Politics and a BA in Accounting.

Our Assesment:

A highly personable candidate who has had a seat at the highest table for a number of years. A confident and clear communicator, this candidate is looking for a new challenge to leverage from his broad skill set and range of experience. Available for interview now, this candidate is not likely to be in the market for long.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent and Consulting opportunities in Government
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
48556

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Commercial/Financial Executive

A Senior Commercial Manager (CA) with a strong commercial/financial analysis background supported by 5 years in business services/tax with well-regarded firms. This candidate has recently progressed into senior management roles and has developed strong experience around commercial contracts, procurement, technology implementations and people leadership.

Rate / Salary:
$180K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Commercial analysis and communicating performance for Executives
  • Commercial contracts management
  • Financial planning and analysis, developing forecasting and budgeting
  • Managing teams and structuring functions for efficiency
Our Assesment:

An intelligent, adaptable, measured and quietly confident character with a strong career ahead.  Known to be a high performer and an excellent foundation mix of skills and experience.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or longer term contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
50228

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

CFO / Financial Controller

A seasoned senior finance executive (CPA) who has worked as a CFO for multiple large, complex organisations.

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Significant executive level finance experience, including ability to work with Committees and Boards
  • Strong people leadership capabilities 
  • Advanced problem solving / strategic thinking abilities
  • Demonstrated ability running a highly complex / large entity 
  • Strong senior level Government experience
Our Assesment:

A highly capable, mature, and measured executive that is highly competent and enjoys managing teams in complex environments.  Strategic and improvement focussed, they will be a safe pair of hands and will establish strong financial systems.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or longer term contract
Availability:
1 weeks' notice

Reference #:
50141

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Product Commercialisation Manager / Project Manager

This results-focused, energetic and hands-on leader has a strong track record of driving business improvements and financial results in a variety of commercial and NFP settings. An open, honest and highly intelligent character, they are looking for a new challenge ideally in an organisation where technology meets the market.

Rate / Salary:
$120 - 180K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong background as COO and head of corporate in NFP and research organisations
  • Strong experience leading the commercialisation of products to market
  • Solid start-up experience
Our Assesment:

Looking for an opportunity to add value to a small-medium sized organisation that needs more Management bandwidth, this candidate is flexible on salary and ready to make a difference.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or contract; Full or part-time
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
12831

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878


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