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Accounting and Finance

Senior Management Level (EL2 and above)


ERP Specialist / ICT Strategy

This high-end performer has recently embarked on a career change to work as an independent consultant. They have an excellent reputation locally advising CFO's and CTO's on ERP and business systems strategy, and offer exceptional value for money. 

Rate / Salary:
$188hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strategy and Governance around Enterprise Business Systems

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    Business Process Improvement and Business Requirements Analysis

  • Project Assurance

  • ICT Strategy

  • Business cases development, related financial analysis and procurement around new ICT projects

Our Assesment:

This steady, assured character will undoubtedly add a lot of value to your team. top flight performer!

Opportunities Seeking:
Independent contracting, 4 days pw ideally
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
13884

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Not for Profit CFO / Interim Executive

NFP expert with extensive experience leading financial strategy for both small and large NFP organisation finances. If you are looking to inject a strategic vision into your finance function, or to handle a challenging time in between 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:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Small Agency CFO/COO

Highly experienced finance specialist who has added a lot of value to smaller agency clients over recent years is now looking for their next move. Able to add value across multiple corporate streams, this CA also has very sharp technical skills and can whip the finances into shape. 

Rate / Salary:
$155hr + GST; Super EL2 or SES1 salary

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive Commonwealth financial management experience as small agency CFO and as a consultant
  • Strong financial statements expertise
  • Strong team leadership
  • Business improvement focus
Our Assesment:

This experienced operator will be able to add strong value in the right environment. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or perm
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
45496

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

COO / Business Manager

Multi-disciplined CPA with a background in consulting practice management with strengths in financial management, governance, HR and performance management. They love the opportunity to drive continuous improvements across a business and are strong with streamlining processes and systems and leading small teams.  Very strong experience with reporting to 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:
Simon Cox 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:
Simon Cox 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:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Director Financial Reporting

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

Rate / Salary:
$130K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

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

Reference #:
27044

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878


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Management Level EL1


EL1 Finance Business Partner/Internal Budgets

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

Rate / Salary:
$120K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

An outcomes focussed Government accountant who will lead their team to deliver.  Will provide high-level support to their Director and has EL2 potential.  Suits Internal Budgets / Finance Business Partnering (particularly into ICT) and will soon add value to key stakeholders.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
27070

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Finance Manager

A degree qualified accountant who has worked up to CFO/FC level in NFP, and Manager level in large commercial organisations.  Experienced team leader with an outcomes/operational focus and meticulous approach to work.

Rate / Salary:
$110K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced Finance Manager for whole of finance function up to $80M – strong management reporting
  • Experienced team leader / empowers teams
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills / good with systems
Our Assesment:

An end to end Finance Manager with a strength in management accounting and reporting.  Will enjoy a hands-on operational finance & analytical role, and will deliver high-quality work on time and to budget.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or longer term contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
7607

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

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 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

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


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Accounting Contractors/ Consultants


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:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Financial / Management Accountant Contractor

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

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:

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

Our Assesment:

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts up to 6 months
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
30047

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878


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Accounts Processing/ Financial Operations


Senior Bookkeeper / Finance Officer / Accounts Processing Team Leader

A well presented, switched on Finance Officer from the private sector, looking to transition to the APS but also well suited to growing commercial organisations.  Strong track record of internal promotion based on high capability and competence.

Rate / Salary:
$80K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced Bookkeeper and Finance Officer
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to manage a team
  • MYOB / Quickbooks / Intermediate Excel
Our Assesment:

A high performing candidate that comes with a strong reference indicating a great team player, loyal, dedicated, hard-working, with high attention to detail.  A versatile and experienced professional with a passion for financial processing.  Suits account processing team leader roles but equally will work well independently in a specific task-driven role.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or longer term contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
52312

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

APS4 Finance Officer

An experienced Finance Officer who has worked in both the private and public sector in accounts payable and receivable.  Excellent attention to detail and accuracy with a strong work ethic. 

Rate / Salary:
$66/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • AP / AR / Credit Cards / Travel 
  • TechOne / CBMS 
  • High attention to detail
Our Assesment:

This candidate is down to earth with a strong work ethic and would be able to 'hit the ground running' with minimal training, resulting in immediate value. At interview they were professionally presented with a friendly personality that would fit into most teams. 

Opportunities Seeking:
6-12 month contracts
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
44379

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878


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Qualified Assistant Accountants/ Accountants (Up to APS6)


APS6 Management Accountant

A CPA qualified accountant with a Big4 external audit (overseas) and commercial background (in Australia).  Up and coming talent, strong with management accounting; highly developed interpersonal skills.  Seeking evolution in their career, and will be a great addition to a team in ACT Government, Commercial or NFP [as ineligible for the APS].

Rate / Salary:
$90K + Super

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

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

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

Reference #:
10465

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

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 / Asset Accountant

Degree qualified Accountant currently completing their CA and working in federal government.  They have experience across a number of different areas and enjoy financial reporting and asset accounting.  Currently located interstate and wanting to relocate to Canberra for their career.

Rate / Salary:
$80K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Good technical accounting skills and understanding of government frameworks
  • Intermediate excel skills
  • Good communication skills and ability to deal with senior stakeholders
Our Assesment:

This candidate enjoys working in financial reporting and asset accounting. They are hard-working, focused on ensuring their work is completed to a high level and are able to build good working relationships. Once they secure a position in Canberra, they will relocate within 4 weeks.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
52227

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

APS5 Financial Accountant

A CPA qualified financial accountant looking to transition into Government.  Currently interstate however family is bringing them to Canberra.  Strong commercial background including financial reporting for an ASX listed company.

Rate / Salary:
$73/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • ASX listed financial reporting experience
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills (including macros) / SAP / Oracle
  • Broad finance manager experience – budgeting / forecasting / statutory reporting / management reporting at divisional level / tax / audit 
Our Assesment:

An easy-going, positive natured accountant; diligent, hardworking, and well suited to technical financial accounting.  Numbers are their strength, and with experience at the APS6/EL1 level, they will transition well into an APS5 role and soon add value beyond their rate.  They will flourish under a supportive mentor/coach.

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

Reference #:
52995

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby 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:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Financial Systems Specialist (TechOne)

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

Rate / Salary:
$128/hr + GST neg.

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Hourly rate contracts; Independent contracting
Availability:
1 week's notice

Reference #:
37955

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878


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Tax Business Services


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

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


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Administration and Office Support

Executive Assistants/ Personal Assistants


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

Senior Executive Assistant - Liaison and Coordination Specialist

20 years' experience in the public service across executive assistance, parliamentary coordination, branch liaison, administrative support and project officer roles. Experience providing executive assistance to an Assistant Secretary and varied exposure to a range of different departments. 

Rate / Salary:
$60 - $80/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience providing secretariat services to several federal government committees
  • Managed multiple group mailboxes as well as the inboxes of an SES Officer and a Director
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills – acted as the first point of call for departmental staff at all levels, members of the public, NGOs and other external government officials
  • Experience writing and coordinating papers, briefs, ministerial correspondence and contributing to branch/divisional responses to requests for information
Our Assesment:

Highly experienced public servant with exemplary communication and coordination skills. Open to contract roles at the APS4/5/6 levels. A very flexible candidate that won't last on the market for long.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
49130

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

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 stationery, 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

APS6 Executive Assistant

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

Rate / Salary:
$60/hr

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or temporary
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
33449

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Executive Assistant

HorizonOne are currently working with an exceptional baseline cleared APS5 EA, recently returned from 12-months living and working abroad. With immaculate grooming, corporate presentation and polished communication, this EA will not be available for long! 

Rate / Salary:
$77/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
6 month + contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
37638

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Executive Assistant

Our candidate is a career EA with significant experience providing complex administration and EA support within the public and private sector. After a restructure within their current Agency, they are ready for their next challenge and looking for 6 month + non-ongoing contracts. With their skills, experience and current market conditions for outstanding EA's, you better get in quick to secure this high performer.

Rate / Salary:
$80K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive experience as an EA spanning over a 15 + year career as an EA
  • Superior stakeholder engagement and ability to confidently liaise with senior executives
  • Highly proficient in MS Office Suite and a range of IT systems
  • Extremely capable and professional EA 
Our Assesment:

Our candidate is a highly likable, friendly and confident candidate that is quick to build rapport. They are looking for an employer that will utilise their skills as an EA in a role that is fast-paced, dynamic and challenging. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or Contract
Availability:
2 Weeks Notice

Reference #:
43994

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi 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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Office Managers/ Corporate Management/ Executive Officers


Corporate Services Professional - EL1

Senior Manager with a legal background and experience managing large corporate services teams of up to 50 staff. International experience working in Fiji, Canada and New Zealand. 

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Highly qualified candidate with Bachelor of Economics, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Laws and Diploma in Languages
  • Strong experience in policy development in the areas of; trade promotion, aviation and maritime regimes, climate change economic regulation
  • Represented Australia on a diplomatic posting to Canada
  • Strong ability to engage with international stakeholders
  • Experience as a Director of Corporate Services managing a budget of $6 mill
Our Assesment:

Highly experienced and knowledgeable candidate with significant international exposure. A leader with an influential personality who can get staff on side quickly. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
52302

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Corporate Services Manager - EL1

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

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
29030

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Executive Officer

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

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Corporate management experience - developing corporate plans, managing internal audit programs, developing annual reports, revising risk management plans
  • Experience as a Freedom of Information delegate and Privacy officer
  • Staff management experience - team of up to 15 staff across 3 states
  • Secretariat experience - planned a conference involving over 200 international delegates
  • Highly developed writing skills with experience in the policy space
Our Assesment:

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
52640

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Office Manager/Executive Assistant

This individual has experience across an array of administrative roles both in and outside the APS and has recently moved to Canberra in search of their next engaging role. With an all-round administrative skill-set this candidate will hit the ground running. 

Rate / Salary:
$45/hr

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Excellent coordination skills and high-level correspondence
  • 8+ years experience in administration 
  • Solid experience supporting multiple directors and managers at once
  • Travel, accommodation and meeting organisation
  • Management of emails, calendars and phones
  • Good interpersonal skills – can work effectively in a team environment as well as independently when required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Our Assesment:

With close to 10 years experience in administrative positions, this candidate would prove to be a reliable and solid operator in any office admin/EA position. This candidate is searching for their next engaging administrative role. They are open to a broad spectrum of opportunities, so you'd better get in quick. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or temporary
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
52792

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878


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Reception and Administration


Senior Administrator - Private Sector

This candidate is in the market for a new role after working permanently with a well-known community organisation for the past 2 years as their Office Manager. Responsible for the day to day operations of an office consisting of more than 100 staff, they are able to apply their varied administrative skills to take on a new challenge! Rare opportunity to secure a career administrator committed to the private sector.

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent - APS, NFP or Local Gov't
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
15099

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi 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

APS4 Administration Officer/Executive Assistant

A highly skilled administration/business support officer with good experience in the APS. This candidate is set to finish a long term contract where they have consistently been extended and promoted. They are now on the lookout for their next position as an administrator/executive assistant. 

Rate / Salary:
$45/hr

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Comprehensive administration experience across a variety of APS roles
  • Excellent organisation skills with high-level attention to detail
  • Strong skills in correspondence and coordination
  • Experience managing and directing a team
  • Resilient – works well under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills – would make a good culture fit
  • Works effectively as part of a team and also independently when required
Our Assesment:

This highly skilled candidate has an excellent history across roles requiring high-level correspondence and coordination. They have excellent interpersonal skills and a can-do attitude. Given their experience and great personality, this candidate will not be around for long. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or temporary
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
52819

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Office Administrator

A professional, self-motivated and service orientated office administrator with 12+ years experience. This candidate has strong experience across a range of administrative roles and is a solid operator. 

Rate / Salary:
$45/hr

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Administration support experience – organising travel, meetings, events etc.
  • Inbox, diary, information and call management
  • High level of organisation and workflow management
  • Flexibility and adaptability in response to changing and tight deadlines
  • Experience with stakeholder engagement
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a friendly and outgoing individual who would make a great fit for any team. They are looking for their next busy and engaging role where they can put their sought-after skill set to good use. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or temporary
Availability:
1 week notice

Reference #:
52096

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

APS4 Administration Officer

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

Rate / Salary:
$45/hr

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or temporary
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
3228

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

APS4 Assessment Officer

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

Rate / Salary:
$45/hr

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

APS3 Administration Officer - Baseline cleared

This candidate has solid administration and records management skills 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


Secretariat/Project Officer

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

This candidate is a plug and play contractor with extensive experience in government administration and practices and sound knowledge of implementing procedures in support of change.

They have a proven strong ability to focus on projects to ensure high accuracy and to see the project through to successful completion.

This candidate has a strong record of success in a variety of settings and tasks which shows a capacity to deliver quality outcomes within tight time frames.

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

You will get the best out of this candidate by giving them copious amounts of work to complete with the autonomy and letting them work tirelessly and efficiently until they present you with the completed work before the deadline

This candidate will excel in a position where they have a collaborative Manager who provides clear objectives, and then allows this person autonomy to achieve goals.

This candidate has previously contracted for HorizonOne Recruitment with exceptional feedback

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
14949

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Secretariat and Coordination Specialist

20 years' experience in the public service across executive assistance, parliamentary coordination, branch liaison, secretariat support and project officer roles. Varied exposure to a range of different departments and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment. 

Rate / Salary:
$60 - $80/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience providing secretariat services to several federal government committees
  • Managed multiple group mailboxes as well as the inboxes of an SES Officer and a Director
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills – acted as the first point of call for departmental staff at all levels, members of the public, NGOs and other external government officials
  • Experience writing and coordinating papers, briefs, ministerial correspondence and contributing to branch/divisional responses to requests for information
Our Assesment:

Highly experienced public servant with exemplary communication and coordination skills. Open to contract roles at the APS4/5/6 levels. Very flexible candidate that won't last on the market for long. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
49130

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan 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

APS4 Administrator / Coord

This candidate is a solid performer with a wide variety of support and administration skills, currently in a 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 skillset. 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


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APS Specialist Roles

APS Policy


EL2/SES1 Strategy and Policy Specialist

Highly experienced policy practitioner with 10+ years experience at the executive and SES levels across a breadth of departments. Experience setting the overarching strategic direction of challenging social policy initiatives and legislative changes. 

Rate / Salary:
$125 - $140/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Master of Public Policy with Distinction
  • Experience working as an Acting Branch Head and Acting General Manager within policy, program and regulatory areas
  • Experience leading the developing strategic policies and legislative change processes
  • Highly developed stakeholder liaison and negotiation skills
Our Assesment:

Professional and experienced generalist candidate who can make a real difference quickly in short or long term contracts. Strong recommendations given by previous managers commending them as a high performer. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
52749

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Strategy policy consultant EL2/ Band1

This candidate is a senior executive with 24 years’ professional experience in the public and private sectors. They have SES Band 2 equivalent experience working in State Government where they led the states's public sector reform agenda. 

Rate / Salary:
$165 p/h

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Masters of Politics and Public Policy
  • The ability to provide strategic policy and program delivery advice 
  • Practical understanding of legislative and policy process and requirements
  • Broad policy experience strengths in human service, education, health, central agencies and environment
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across as articulate, calm and motivated candidate. Their communication skills are exemplary. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks

Reference #:
50436

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker 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

EL1/2 Policy and Aid Specialist

Eighteen year’s experience in aid programs, and fifteen years in the Australian Public Service leading teams, developing policy, and implementing programs. An effective partnership broker and an analytical thinker.

Rate / Salary:
$115K

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:

Vast experience coordinating policy on infrastructure development in aid programs, and providing outreach support on infrastructure projects to other areas of the department.  Management of strategic investments in global infrastructure facilities.

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

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

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

Reference #:
52115

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 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

EL1 Foreign Affairs Policy Specialist

PhD qualified, NV2 clearance, with 25+ years experience in the public service - held several director-level positions and represented Australia on 2 overseas assignments in New York and Belgrade. Now looking to engage in challenging policy contract roles. 

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Specialist in foreign affairs/national security/international intelligence policy
  • Technical writing skills
  • International engagement experience with overseas postings
  • Significant contracting experience - been contracting at the EL1/2 levels since 2008
Our Assesment:

Hardworking and adaptable candidate with excellent communication skills and a strong work ethic. Will add significant value to any policy-focused APS team. 

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

Reference #:
28478

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan 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

EL1 Senior Policy Adviser

Background in academia and social policy consulting with regional and Indigenous communities. 3 years' experience contracting to federal government departments in EL1 policy and strategy development roles within areas of social systematic change in the APS.

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons. 1st Class) + Master of Applied Anthropology and Participatory Development
  • Outcomes-focused and strong strategic thinking capability
  • Highly developed writing, research and analytical skills
  • Founded own company which specialised in providing communications advice to Indigenous communities
  • Experience contributing to senate estimate and question time briefs
Our Assesment:

Intelligent and knowledgeable candidate with a real motivation to make a difference in social policy focused roles in the APS. 

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

Reference #:
9971

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

High Performing Budget and Economic Policy Expert

High performing policy expert coming from 5 years in ACT Government, helping to coordinate the delivery of the $5.9 billion budget. 

This candidate has a Masters of Public Policy and a PhD in Political Science with expertise in Budget and Economic Policy.

Rate / Salary:
$100/hr

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Managed a team of seven policy advisors responsible for end to end policy development
  • Coordinated delivery of a $5.9 billion budget annually 
  • Experience across, Climate, Environment, Regional Economic Development and Infrastructure
Our Assesment:

Very well presented with excellent written and verbal communication. This candidate is someone who thrives in fast-paced, diverse and agile environments. Bringing a broad breadth of experience having worked with teams across all ACT Government portfolios.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts ideally from between six and twelve months
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
52537

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

APS6/EL1 Policy and Strategy Officer

Seasoned public policy professional with a PhD in Politics and International Relations. Strong experience working at the APS6 and EL1 levels across social services policy including health, aged care and welfare. Proven high performer with repeated extensions in previous contracts. 

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Excellent research and analytical skills gained from academia and work experience
  • Able to operate in sensitive political environments
  • Highly developed communication skills; both verbal and written
  • Extensive experience in policy development and implementation within a range of different departments/agencies
  • Strong understanding of grants, funding and new policy proposal processes
Our Assesment:

Intelligent and personable candidate that is passionate about social policy issues. Previous employers have stated that they work well within a team and can get across complex concepts quickly. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
5416

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Experienced APS6 Policy Officer

Professional public policy contractor with experience in regulatory policy (skills, medical devices, transport, WHS) and distributive and redistributive policy (housing, Indigenous affairs, justice health, youth affairs). 12 years' experience in the public service, so finely attuned to processes and systems.

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive policy and program experience at the APS6 and EL1 levels
  • Strong skills in developing cabinet submissions, RIS, PPQs, QONs and ministerial correspondence
  • Highly developed secretariat skills - experience providing support to various councils, boards, committees and advisory groups
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to engage with senior executives
Our Assesment:

Switched-on and enthusiastic candidate with broad-ranging policy experience in the APS. They are a natural supporter that enjoys working in a fast-paced environment. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
15444

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Policy and Campaign Adviser

PhD qualified candidate with 5 years' experience advising labor senators and ministers on public policy and campaign strategies. Highly developed strategic analysis and research of state and federal policy initiatives. 

Rate / Salary:
$70/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Background as a university lecturer
  • Graduate Certificate in Governance & Public Policy + PhD of Philosophy in Computer Science
  • Experience preparing high-level policy briefs, issue backgrounders and shadow cabinet submissions
  • Highly developed stakeholder management skills with the ability to engage effectively with senior executives given their experience consulting with senior shadow advisers
Our Assesment:

Professional and articulate candidate with exemplary communication skills and a real motivation to move into a policy role within a federal government department. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
52419

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:

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

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

Reference #:
51387

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:
Immediate

Reference #:
51090

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

EL1/2 Policy and Aid Specialist

Eighteen year’s experience in aid programs, and fifteen years in the Australian Public Service leading teams, developing policy, and implementing programs. An effective partnership broker and an analytical thinker.

Rate / Salary:
$115K

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:

Vast experience coordinating policy on infrastructure development in aid programs, and providing outreach support on infrastructure projects to other areas of the department.  Management of strategic investments in global infrastructure facilities.

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

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

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

Reference #:
52115

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

Policy, Legal and Corporate Services Professional - EL1

Senior Manager with a legal background and experience managing large corporate services teams of up to 50 staff. International experience working in Fiji, Canada and New Zealand. 

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Highly qualified candidate with Bachelor of Economics, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Laws and Diploma in Languages
  • Strong experience in policy development in the areas of; trade promotion, aviation and maritime regimes, climate change economic regulation
  • Represented Australia on a diplomatic posting to Canada
  • Strong ability to engage with international stakeholders
  • Experience as a Director of Corporate Services managing a budget of $6 mill
Our Assesment:

Highly experienced and knowledgeable candidate with significant international exposure. A leader with an influential personality who can get staff on side quickly. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
52302

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

Corporate Services Manager - EL1

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

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
29030

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, 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, they come across as results orientated and someone who is eager for a challenge. They are 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

APS6 / EL1 Program Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$65/hr + Super

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
6 month + contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
49550

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878


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APS Project Officers/ Executive Officers


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 Program Manager

Extensive experience providing high-quality program management with industry experience in agriculture, infrastructure and aviation. With experience providing secretariat services for executive level committees, their written skills are very high quality. With versatility as an auditor, administrator and project manager with a commitment to excellence and passion for all aspects of safety management and corporate governance, this candidate won't be available long!

Rate / Salary:
$100K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive secretariat experience 
  • Experience of compiling reports to multi committees
  • High performing program and policy manager
  • Excellent skills in risk management, compliance reporting, performance measuring and reporting
  • APS, Commercial and Local Government experience
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a broad range of experience, positive personality and a can-do attitude that makes them a strong candidate for consideration.  They are articulate, intelligent and likeable with an excellent grasp of APS processes and how to successfully deliver a project. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
48541

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi 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
  • A 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:
Immediate

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

Project | Secretariat | Governance APS6

This long term EL1 public servant is ready to make the change into contracting.

They are looking for short or long term contracts across project, secretariat and governance.

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 15+ Years APS experience 
  • Excellent understanding of the machinery of government + budget cycles
  • Experienced Executive Officer to a Band 3 at a Central Agency
  • Skilled at providing secretariat services for Executive board & Senior Leadership Committee
Our Assesment:

This candidate has been referred by a high performing contact.

They excel in roles where they are given autonomy to get through the high volume of work you can delegate to them.

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or Long Term Contacts
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
52605

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Data Analysts


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

Senior Data Analyst

This senior data analyst has a long history of working on people, HR and workforce-related data. They are one of the few data analysts who have both the technical and managerial skills at the EL1 level. Their previous teaching career has given them the unique ability to translate complex concepts into simple terms above to executives, and below to junior staff.

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 12 years’ experience at the EL1 level in data analytics based roles
  • Well refined written communication skills that allow them to use data to illustrate stories to the executive.
  • The ability to work across data, statistics and policy while being able to communicate effectively across all areas
Our Assesment:

This candidate is engaging, articulate and easy going. They are one of the most complete data analysts I’ve come across, with the ability to roll their sleeves up in data and statistics while managing a team to assist. Able to communicate upwards, sideways and down.

If you are looking for a manager of a data team, you need to speak to this candidate.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long or short term contracts
Availability:
2-4 weeks notice

Reference #:
47756

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Data Analyst

This candidate 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 a 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

Data Analyst (Masters of Acturial Studies)

This Data Analyst's strengths are in statistical modelling (Construction of Generalised liner, Hierarchical, Survival, Stochastic, and Time series models). 

They have had solid progression through the APS levels since entering as a grad.

They are now looking for a new challenge working with complex data sets and getting experience in other data modelling techniques and methodologies.


Rate / Salary:
$90/hr

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Ability to write both technical and non-technical reports
  • Advanced SAS + Excel (Pivot tables, simulation modelling developed through actuarial studies), R(can read but needs to google for grammar + syntax) E-views
  • Co-authored multiple publications and has produced two feature Articles.
  • Masters of Actuarial Studies
Our Assesment:

This candidate came across as driven, methodical and friendly. They are able to clearly articulate the projects they worked on and the methodology and models they applied. They are outcomes focussed and thrives in a fast-paced projects. 

We have 2x strong reference reports confirming the high quality of this candidate.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
45835

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Data Analyst- Big 4 Consultant | APS6

This up and coming management consultant has experience in both BI & Tableau. Their Big 4 background has given them a solid foundation.

They are exploring their options for both permanent and contract opportunities.

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Intermediate/Advanced Tableau, Power BI & Python
  • Solid stakeholder engagement and communication skills
  • Prince 2 Foundation and Practitioner
  • Bachelor of Finance
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents immaculately at interview. They are articulate, polished and more mature than their CV would suggest. They have excellent communication skills and are able to discuss at the technical, operational and strategic level.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent and Contract
Availability:
4 weeks

Reference #:
51799

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

APS4 Data Analyst

This up and coming data analyst is currently completing their Master of Applied Data Analytics while working full-time in the public service.

They would work well in an analytics-based team or a policy team looking for a junior to assist in collating and presenting data.

Rate / Salary:
$62.50/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Excellent skills in R- self-assessed 3.8/5
  • Achieved a 97% HD in Pure Mathematics and 94% HD in Data Analytics and Business Intelligence courses within their degree
  • Developed quantitative statistics analysis skills in their postgraduate studies – learnt multiple and time series regression, heteroskedasticity, multicollinearity, serial correlation and spurious correlation
  • In their Master's course, they are developing skills in a variety of data analytics software systems including Python, R, Excel and SQLs
  • APS experience in a technical based role
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a young self-starter who is keen to learn. They are motivated to pursue their passion for data analytics and statistics within the public service. They have a positive attitude and a friendly personality. 

They are happy to be working in a purely technical role crunching, cleaning and analysing data.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
1 week notice

Reference #:
52676

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Fraud Compliance & Security


EL1 Security Policy Strategist

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

Rate / Salary:
$116/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Positive Vetting

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

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

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

Reference #:
51708

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 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 their career)
Our Assesment:

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
46973

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

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

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

APS6 Regulatory and Compliance Officer

NV2 cleared regulatory and compliance investigations specialist. Strong background in operational policing and with the Royal Australian Air Force. Has been contracting at the APS6 level within federal government departments/agencies for the last 2 years.

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong research and analytical skills with experience writing intelligence submissions and briefs of evidence
  • Ability to interpret and apply legislation in a variety of different contexts
  • Experience creating Standard Operating Procedures and templates to assist with auditing activities
  • Experience reviewing and amending security policy documents
  • High attention to detail
  • Adaptable to a high-pressure and dynamic environment
Our Assesment:

Highly intelligent and articulate candidate that presents impeccably. With exemplary communication skills and an NV2, this is a quality candidate that won't last long in the market. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
52378

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

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 are 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

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

HR Change Managers


Senior HR/Change Manager

They are an accomplished HR professional who has been able to deliver results in both state and federal government. Across their 15 years in Human Resources they have been responsible for leading sizable changes in very large Departments.

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Masters Qualifications
  • Strategic Workforce Planning
  • Change Management
Our Assesment:

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracting
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
3213

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 HR Change Manager

Experienced HR and Change management professional leading various change management projects across state government and the Not for Profit sector including organisational design and culture and change programs.

Rate / Salary:
$75/hr

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong leadership skills, with demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and influence diverse groups of people
  • Experience working at the strategic and operational level
  • Collaborative attitude and well-developed oral and written communication skills 
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview and shows a strong passion for HR especially in the Change Management space. They are confident in their abilities and come across as results-driven with the ability to think outside the box.

This candidate is highly motivated and would bring value and energy to the team.

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

Reference #:
52786

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Organisational Change Managers


Organisational Change and Communications Manager

This candidate is a polished change, communications and stakeholder consultation specialist.

Starting their career in communication where they have extensive experience in media crisis management for nationally critical events through the Federal Government, and directed corporate affairs with a multi-billion dollar international corporation.

 

They have since pivoted over to change management where they can apply their 9+ years change management experience using a variety of change management methodologies and tools i.e. ADKAR, Prosci, Agile

Rate / Salary:
$152.50 per hour + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:

This candidate has a diverse skill set developed through their expansive career. This includes:

    •  9+ years change management experience using a variety of change management methodologies and tools i.e. ADKAR, Prosci, Agile
    • Strong communications background supporting their  change management
    • Proven adaptability and flexibility to meet the needs of an organisation
    • Experience engaging stakeholders across all levels
Our Assesment:

This candidate is intelligent and successful, and their background in commercial business shines through in their drive to energy achieve positive outcomes. They work well in both  in high pressure situations such as crisis management, yet their calm demeanor also lends it self to asisisting with organisational change.

They have successful completed two contracts through HorizonOne with extensions

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 Weeks

Reference #:
26553

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Governance, Risk & Assurance

Audit & Assurance


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


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 calibre 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

Senior Risk and Financial Analyst

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Highly qualified with tertiary qualifications in Information Management, Arts, Financial Services, Project Management and Business Administration
  • 2 decades experience providing high level written and verbal advice to public and private clients
  • Led project teams charged with undertaking strategic analysis and reform activity
  • Risk policy formulation and implementation experience
  • Experience evaluating and modelling historical and forecast financial performance
Our Assesment:

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
45881

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Risk Management Adviser - EL1

An experienced operator with 12+ years' in specialist risk advisory roles starting in a Big 4 consultancy company and moving into federal government. Areas of expertise include managing enterprise risk, operational risk, quality assurance, tax and legal services. 

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive risk management planning experience, strong knowledge of the Commonwealth risk framework
  • Writing change and communications strategies with risk focus for rolling out new projects, QA management
  • Operational risk and compliance reviews; business unit reviews
  • Process mapping and process development, setting up templates and procedures that help manage risk
Our Assesment:

This candidate is instantly likeable and a natural communicator. Their broad risk management skills will allow them to hit the ground running in a contract role. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
38086

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan 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:
APS6/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


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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

HR Business Partner

Degree qualified Senior HR professional with considerable experience in strategic and operational HR management roles across a number of sectors. With a proven track record in delivering a diverse range of human resources functions in line with organisational objectives. This candidate has worked on a number of projects such as Workforce Planning, Performance Reviews and Recruitment along with setting up a number of internal HR frameworks.

Rate / Salary:
$160K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
1 month notice

Reference #:
44641

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

HR Business Partner

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

Rate / Salary:
$150K plus Super

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
30976

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

HR Business Partner

Extensive human resource management experience leading teams in a diverse, geographically dispersed and complex, safety-critical organisations with a focus on talent management. Builds and transforms teams to deliver business improvements, achieve results for the business and add strategic value as a human resources function. Proven ability to lead projects to their successful delivery achieving high-quality outcomes. Strong experience in high quality, fast-paced service delivery and long-term strategic business planning.

Rate / Salary:
$140K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Commercial and government experience as HR Business Partner, Recruitment and Talent Manager as well as Business Improvement Specialist
  • Strong technical knowledge of legislation and fair work act.
  • Happy to work autonomously confident and experience to consult back to the business.
Our Assesment:

This candidate is an organised, personable and results-oriented person who can also be described as logical, systematic, inquisitive as well as dependable and independent. They are driven to succeed and at all times strives for perfection in all of their roles with a blend of commercial and government experience.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
52430

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 demeanour 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

EL1 HR Generalist

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

Rate / Salary:
$105 - $110/hr

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
10648

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 HR Manager

An experienced Human Resource professional with extensive experience in Recruitment, including bulk rounds, developing recruitment strategies, providing recruitment policy and procedural advice, Change Management and Project planning with a hands-on approach. 

Rate / Salary:
$95 - $100/hr

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Demonstrated experience developing APS duty statements to assist with organisational restructure
  • Strong experience within the public sector recruitment processes and the policies which govern them
  • Hands-on experience conducting bulk merit rounds and strong experience with recruitment and selection
  • Experience as a Project and Policy Officer documenting procedures and policies
Our Assesment:

A well-spoken and well-presented candidate who enjoys seeing their work add value to the organisation. This candidate stays calm under pressure and has always displayed a high amount of integrity and professionalism. 

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

Reference #:
29479

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

EL1 Learning and Development

An experienced Learning and Development specialist in the design and delivery of public sector learning and development programs at all levels from graduates to senior leadership teams.

Rate / Salary:
$100 - $110/hr

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Exceptional communicator; both verbal and written
  • Experience in organisational change
  • Strong background in legal and social policy, specialising in the areas of Indigenous affairs, women’s affairs, domestic violence and government relations
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a highly professional and intellectual individual. Their experience is varied including learning and development, policy, compliance, investigations, cultural change and leadership, thus they can add value as a generalist very quickly.  

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
39397

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

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


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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


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

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


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Payroll


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.

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.

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

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 understanding 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 their work, they are confident in their abilities and would welcome the opportunity to work in Government where they can further develop their 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

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)


ERP Specialist / ICT Strategy

This high-end performer has recently embarked on a career change to work as an independent consultant. They have an excellent reputation locally advising CFO's and CTO's on ERP and business systems strategy, and offer exceptional value for money. 

Rate / Salary:
$188hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strategy and Governance around Enterprise Business Systems

  •  

    Business Process Improvement and Business Requirements Analysis

  • Project Assurance

  • ICT Strategy

  • Business cases development, related financial analysis and procurement around new ICT projects

Our Assesment:

This steady, assured character will undoubtedly add a lot of value to your team. top flight performer!

Opportunities Seeking:
Independent contracting, 4 days pw ideally
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
13884

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox 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

EL1/2 Policy and Aid Specialist

Eighteen year’s experience in aid programs, and fifteen years in the Australian Public Service leading teams, developing policy, and implementing programs. An effective partnership broker and an analytical thinker.

Rate / Salary:
$115K

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:

Vast experience coordinating policy on infrastructure development in aid programs, and providing outreach support on infrastructure projects to other areas of the department.  Management of strategic investments in global infrastructure facilities.

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

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

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

Reference #:
52115

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

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 of working across government departments and commercial business 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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Information Technology

Executive Strategy


ERP Specialist / ICT Strategy

This high-end performer has recently embarked on a career change to work as an independent consultant. They have an excellent reputation locally advising CFO's and CTO's on ERP and business systems strategy, and offer exceptional value for money. 

Rate / Salary:
$188hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strategy and Governance around Enterprise Business Systems

  •  

    Business Process Improvement and Business Requirements Analysis

  • Project Assurance

  • ICT Strategy

  • Business cases development, related financial analysis and procurement around new ICT projects

Our Assesment:

This steady, assured character will undoubtedly add a lot of value to your team. top flight performer!

Opportunities Seeking:
Independent contracting, 4 days pw ideally
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
13884

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878


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ICT Business Analysts


Business/Data Analyst

This Data Analyst has excellent communication skills and easily transfers into Business Analyst activities.

They have a Bachelor Actuarial Studies and Finance.

With solid experience in high performing ACT Government Departments, they are now looking at leveraging their technical knowledge in data analytics in an APS context.

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Actuarial Studies and Finance
  • Advanced PowerBI
  • Ability to perform end to end data analysis from raw data to visualisation stage
  • Experienced with HR + Geospatial data
Our Assesment:

This candidate is friendly, outgoing and would fit in well with your current team.

They have a unique combination of high-level communication + technical skills.

They would hit the ground running and be able to add value in a policy or analytics team from day 1 at either the APS6 or EL1 level.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
3 weeks notice

Reference #:
51386

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Project Managers


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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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 and converting that into something useful- helping the organisation understand what its insurable exposures are. 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


Communications Professional

Communications/Public relations professional with 25 years' experience as a political reporter in the Press Gallery. Extensive liaison with senior political figures including Prime Ministers and their staff. Highly developed research skills with the ability to master difficult and complicated briefs quickly. 

Rate / Salary:
$130K

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Degree in Politics
  • Highly knowledgeable about Australian political content and national affairs
  • Strong skills in networking, communication, building relationships and engaging stakeholders
  • Adept at problem-solving, researching and providing analytical responses 
  • Strong liaison and coordination experience
Our Assesment:

Professional and intelligent candidate - highly competent in representing an organisation as a spokesperson for its initiatives/projects. Passionate about political issues with a highly influential personality. 

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

Reference #:
52158

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan 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

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 / 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 and has gained very strong feedback. They would be able to hit the ground running and be a valuable member of the team, we highly recommend this candidate.

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

Reference #:
49482

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 / EL1 Communications Manager

An experienced Communications professional with over nine years experience specialising in Marketing, Events and Communications. Strong experience developing strategic communication plans with the ability to communicate with a diverse range of people.

Rate / Salary:
$100K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • High attention to detail, strong organisational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Experienced in developing strategic communications plan
  • Experience in Business-to-business advertising campaigns
Our Assesment:

A professional and experienced candidate who is an adaptable and creative person with a positive, outgoing and confident personality. They enjoy challenges and have a keen eye for detail. This results-driven candidate would be an asset to any organisation. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
25421

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


Communications Professional

Communications/Public relations professional with 25 years' experience as a political reporter in the Press Gallery. Extensive liaison with senior political figures including Prime Ministers and their staff. Highly developed research skills with the ability to master difficult and complicated briefs quickly. 

Rate / Salary:
$130K

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Degree in Politics
  • Highly knowledgeable about Australian political content and national affairs
  • Strong skills in networking, communication, building relationships and engaging stakeholders
  • Adept at problem-solving, researching and providing analytical responses 
  • Strong liaison and coordination experience
Our Assesment:

Professional and intelligent candidate - highly competent in representing an organisation as a spokesperson for its initiatives/projects. Passionate about political issues with a highly influential personality. 

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

Reference #:
52158

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan 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

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


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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:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

COO / Business Manager

Multi-disciplined CPA with a background in consulting practice management with strengths in financial management, governance, HR and performance management. They love the opportunity to drive continuous improvements across a business and are strong with streamlining processes and systems and leading small teams. Very strong experience with reporting to 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:
Simon Cox 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 Officers/Managers


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

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 checks. Rare find in a tight candidate market.

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

Reference #:
51732

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Up and Coming Procurement Manager

8 years' experience in procurement/contract management in the APS - high performer as demonstrated by their significant career progression starting as an APS3 and working their way up to an APS6. Currently managing two ICT procurement panels.

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Cert IV in Government Procurement and Contract Management 
  • Strong knowledge and experience implementing the PGPA Act and CPRs
  • End-to-end management of the procurement process from writing a statement of requirements to contract management
  • Strong communication skills - both verbal and written
Our Assesment:

Confident and intelligent candidate passionate about progressing their career in APS procurement. Strong recommendations from previous supervisors and would hit the ground running in an APS6 position. 

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

Reference #:
52118

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS5/6 Procurement, Probity & Contracts Officer

A seasoned public servant with 29 years' experience in procurement and contract management within the federal government. After taking a VR from an APS6 position, they are looking engage in contracting work at the APS5/6 level. 

Rate / Salary:
$65 - $85/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Cert IV & Diploma in Government Procurement and Contract Management
  • Strong knowledge of and experience implementing the PGPA Act and CPRs
  • Strong skills using SAP and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Highly developed negotiation skills with a demonstrated ability to manage contracting parties
  • High attention to detail and strong analytical skills
Our Assesment:

Friendly and professional contract manager with a wealth of experience in the APS. Loyal and hardworking employee. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
52186

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Procurement Specialists


Private Sector Procurement and Operations Specialist

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

Rate / Salary:
$160 - $180K

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or contract work
Availability:
December 2019

Reference #:
52343

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Procurement Strategist

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

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

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Economics 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/EL2 ICT Procurement Specialist

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Advanced Diploma of Government Strategic Procurement 
  • Experience formulating annual procurement plans for federal government agencies
  • Experience working in the establishment stage of a government agency through periods of change and disruption
  • Multidisciplinary procurement experience - supporting ICT, consulting and general category procurement
Our Assesment:

Mature and professional candidate with a strong depth of knowledge in government procurement. Will add value quickly in a specialist procurement advisory position. 

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

Reference #:
2893

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

Commercial Procurement Professional

20+ years' experience in private sector procurement specialising in large scale projects across civil, construction, mechanical and electrical engineering. Recently led the strategic sourcing of major capital upgrades and refurbishment works for two large thermal power stations. 

Rate / Salary:
$110 - $125/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Builds trust quickly with engineers and project managers
  • Experienced managing all procurement phases from strategy planning, sourcing and commercial negotiations, through contract award, implementation and performance monitoring
  • Knowledgeable in contemporary contract models, common use contract and engineering standards and relevant legislation
Our Assesment:

Professional, intelligent and down to earth individual. Highly motivated to get involved in start-to-end rewarding procurement projects within the energy sector. 

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

Reference #:
52315

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Project Management

Project Director


Policy, Legal and Corporate Services Director - EL1

Senior Manager with a legal background and experience managing large corporate services teams of up to 50 staff. International experience working in Fiji, Canada and New Zealand. 

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Highly qualified candidate with Bachelor of Economics, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Laws and Diploma in Languages
  • Strong experience in policy development in the areas of; trade promotion, aviation and maritime regimes, climate change economic regulation
  • Represented Australia on a diplomatic posting to Canada
  • Strong ability to engage with international stakeholders
  • Experience as a Director of Corporate Services managing a budget of $6 mill
Our Assesment:

Highly experienced and knowledgeable candidate with significant international exposure. A leader with an influential personality who can get staff on side quickly. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
52302

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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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

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

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, they come across as results orientated and someone who is eager for a challenge. They are 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


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Property and Facilities

Property and Facilities


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

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, 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


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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 influencer 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 their 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


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