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Accounting and Finance

Senior Management Level (EL2 and above)


CFO / Corporate Manager

One of the stronger commercial CFO's in our region with strong experience in the property sector supported by strong broader corporate abilities. 

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
30558

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

CFO/Deputy CFO

High performing super EL2/SESB1 (acting) looking to continue expanding their leadership and change competencies in 2020. One of the most rounded people we have met at this level. 

Rate / Salary:
$185K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong technical accounting background in well regarded consulting firms
  • Advanced change management and people leadership competencies
  • Progressive approach, pragmatic project manager
Our Assesment:

Communicative, engaging and motivated - one of the best people we have met at this level. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent - SESB1 level
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
46734

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Business Intelligence Systems Developer

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

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
48375

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Group Financial Controller (Large commercial)

This CPA qualified accountant has 10+ years' experience in large commercial organisations (including ASX listed engineering and logistics) supported by 4 years in a well respected mid-tier Canberra business services firm. Returning to Canberra to be closer to family, they are looking to continue their strong career path towards commercial CFO in a large commercial business. 

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
1146

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Not for Profit CFO / Interim Executive

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

Rate / Salary:
$185/hr + GST

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

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

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

Reference #:
30982

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

COO / Business Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$180K + Super

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

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

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

Reference #:
10065

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

FP&A Manager / Senior Commercial Analyst

This CPA and CIMA qualified accountant has a background in Financial Planning and Analysis for large commercial business and more recently moved into commercial areas of government. Having performed extremely well they will be looking for a new challenge in Government or Commerce in 2020. 

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
9268

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Commercial Manager / ICT Business Manager

This CIMA and MBA qualified corporate professional has a broad range of experience working 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:
$150K - $200K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
710

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Director, Management Accounting

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

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or challenging contracts
Availability:
From mid March

Reference #:
31512

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts up to 6 months
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
30047

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Financial Accountant (Administered Reporting)

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

Rate / Salary:
$130K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
53602

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Finance Business Partner/Internal Budgets

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

Rate / Salary:
$120K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
27070

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Finance Business Partner (NV1)

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 a medium-sized agency where they will make a strong improvement focused contribution.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
50019

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Financial Accountant

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

Rate / Salary:
$110K + Super

Security Clearance:
None

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

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

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

Reference #:
34253

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Finance Manager / Finance Business Partner / Project Accountant

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

Rate / Salary:
$105K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

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

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

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

Reference #:
2925

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


APS4 Accounts Payable Officer

A high performing candidate looking to transition their career from private to the public sector. Strong work ethic and ability to process invoices efficiently with a high attention to detail.   

Rate / Salary:
$62/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Processing large volumes of invoices with a strong attention to detail 
  • Experience working with international currencies 
  • Good communication skills
Our Assesment:

A friendly candidate who has a personality that would fit very well in most teams. They come with a strong reference who highly recommends them. The candidate is outcomes-focused, hard-working and an excellent team player.  

Opportunities Seeking:
Short and long term contracts
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
54667

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

Accounts Receivable Officer

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

Rate / Salary:
$75K + Super

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

This candidate has a confident personality and is very personable. Their reference indicated they are a high performer who has a strong work ethic, is reliable and always looking to improve and be better. They are relocating from interstate and would be available to start within 4 weeks'. 

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

Reference #:
54086

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878


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Qualified Assistant Accountants/ Accountants (Up to APS6)


APS6 Financial / Asset Accountant

A CA qualified accountant who has demonstrated good career progression in their current not-for-profit organisation to management level. A very strong technician seeking an opportunity to commence an APS career, ideally in a financial / asset accounting role.

Rate / Salary:
$88/hr+ GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong technical financial reporting including assets and projects
  • Intermediate Excel
  • Good interpersonal skills and presentation
Our Assesment:

A diligent, reliable, quiet achiever. They are currently at the equivalent of EL1 level but very keen to move into the APS and will best transition as an APS6. They will quickly get up to speed with government frameworks and will provide excellent support to their manager.

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

Reference #:
11515

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Costing and Pricing Specialist

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.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts up to 6 months
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
46615

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Financial Accountant

Starting their career in the public service as an auditor, this CPA qualified Accountant has strong technical accounting skills and experience working in small and large departments. 

Rate / Salary:
$92K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Preparation of financial statements / month end journals / reconciliations 
  • Experience with preparing FBT and BAS 
  • Finance System: TechOne and Intermediate excel skills  
Our Assesment:

This candidate is intelligent and considered. They have great communication skills and have good examples of their experience in the public service. They have a strong interest in ongoing learning and development so would do well with a manager who would support this. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
36462

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

Management Accountant

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

Rate / Salary:
$90K + Super

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

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

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

Reference #:
10465

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878


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Financial Policy/ Compliance


Financial Policy and 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/CEIs 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


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-focused operator is looking for contract roles up to 12 months with clearly defined outcomes and where they can add value through their many years of experience. 

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

Reference #:
37955

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Business Intelligence Systems Developer

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

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
48375

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878


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Tax Business Services


SMSF Specialist

A dynamic, CA qualified SMSF specialist at management level. Has risen through the ranks, and is 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 and communication skills
Our Assesment:

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
50656

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878


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Administration and Office Support

Executive Assistants/ Personal Assistants


APS6 Executive Assistant (NV1)

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

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

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
53677

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Executive Assistant

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

Rate / Salary:
$80K + Super

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

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

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

Reference #:
51103

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Executive Assistant

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

Rate / Salary:
$75K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive APS EA experience - 6 years working in support roles
  • Experience supporting the CEO of a small Commonwealth Agency
  • Highly organised with effective diary and email 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

High Impact Executive Assistant

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

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
53428

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878


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Office Managers/ Corporate Management/ Executive Officers


Corporate Services Manager - EL1

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

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
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 three states
  • Secretariat experience - planned a conference involving over 200 international delegates
  • Highly developed writing skills with experience in the policy space
Our Assesment:

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
52640

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Experienced Office Administrator

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

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
4502

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878


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Reception and Administration


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 two years as their Office Manager. Responsible for the day to day operations of an office consisting of more than 100 staff, they are able to apply their varied administrative skills to take on a new challenge! Rare opportunity to secure a career administrator committed to the private sector.

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
15099

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

APS4 Administration Officer

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

Rate / Salary:
$45/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Diary, calendar, inbox, call and mail management
  • Meeting, travel, training organisation
  • Excellent organisation 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 likable and down-to-earth candidate with solid experience in administration. This candidate is looking to make an impact in a new role and would prove to be a reliable and hard-working employee who would add real value to a team. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or temporary
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
3228

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

APS4 Assessment Officer

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

Rate / Salary:
$45/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
46961

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Administration Generalist

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

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
28482

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Junior Receptionist

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

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

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

 

Our Assesment:

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

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

Reference #:
54421

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell 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

Professional Administrator and EA

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

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
48565

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

APS4 Assessment Officer

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

Rate / Salary:
$45/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
46961

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878


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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 governments. Across their 15 years in HR they have been responsible for leading sizable changes in very large departments.

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracting
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
3213

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Senior HR Change Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Government contracts or consulting firms
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
47608

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Organisational Change Managers


Org Change Manager - National Security and Law Enforcement

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

Rate / Salary:
$165/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
31602

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Organisational Change and Project Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$150/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
8742

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Data/Statistical Analysts

APS Level Data Analyst


Database Specialist - Programming and Development

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

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
54455

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

APS4/5 Data Analyst

Our candidate is a PhD (Applied Mathematics) qualified data analyst transitioning from private enterprise to the APS. They have one year's experience in a global commercial business analysing complex data to produce machine learning products, supported by very strong academic experience. 

Rate / Salary:
APS4/5 Salary

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • R, Python, SQL, and Matlab coding skills
  • Currently completing a Masters of Data Science
  • Can work end-to-end data projects; designing extraction methods through to analysis, visualisation and report writing
Our Assesment:

The candidate has a warm personality and communicates well. Their referee spoke of their passion for data, "They're always volunteering to teach the data analysis classes geared towards non-STEM students. This is not an easy course to teach." We have great confidence that our candidate will thrive in an environment that will leverage their extensive skills in data and mathematics and challenge them.

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

Reference #:
54533

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Junior Data Analyst APS5

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

Rate / Salary:
$70/hr + GST

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
51365

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Graduate Data Analyst - Young Gun!

This candidate Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) qualified graduate has three years of retail management experience and recently completed their degree. They are a high performer with exceptional communication and people management skills - one of the best young grads we have met in some time. 

Rate / Salary:
APS4 Salary

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Advanced Excel skills including pivot tables and macros
  • High-level communication skills
  • Proficient in R, Python and Azure Machine Learning
Our Assesment:

The candidate is bubbly and personable and is able to articulate their experience and technical skills confidently. Their referee stated, "they were always keen to learn and adapted very well to increasing responsibilities". They are ready to take their first steps into the APS to start their career and come with our strong recommendation for interview. 

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

Reference #:
54701

H1R Consultant:
Georgia Johnston on (02) 6108 4878


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Management Level Data Analyst


Database Specialist- Programming and Development

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

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Coding proficiency in VBA, Access, Teradata, SAS, SQL, Oracle, Java & C# 
  • Strong APS experience creating databases and tools for a variety of business teams
  • Experienced in developing and maintaining a data warehousing environment in Teradata/SAS
  •  

    Develop an efficient ETL process from an Oracle database, consisting of hundreds of millions of records
Our Assesment:

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
54455

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Data Scientist

This candidate is a PhD qualified Data Scientist/Analyst that has applied their skills in data sciences, data modelling, statistical analysis and research in the APS for 14+ years. After taking a VR in 2018 they have returned to the APS as a contractor where they have been able to apply their skills in a Compliance Intelligence and Analytics Team

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Languages: SAS, R, Python, SQL, C, Pascal, Matlab, JAVA, CGI, PERL, ABAP/4
  • Software: Minitab, SAS, SPSS, MS Office, Flash, Dreamweaver, FoxPro, MicroSQL, Oracle, WEKA, CART, R, Matlab, Shiny Package
  • Extensive experience in database management, statistics, machine learning, data sciences, econometrics and data mining techniques
  • Experience in analysing the data, and developing/handling database, as well as technical skills in data cleaning and inconsistent data/Outlier detection for ensuring the quality of database
Our Assesment:

This candidate is methodical in their approach and is able to clearly articulate their processes. They will work best in roles where they are able to work independently. They would quickly add value to any team looking at ways to use data science to detect/identify top five outliers of potentially high-risk non-compliance services by using unsupervised outlier detection techniques.

This candidate's referee describes the quality of their work is at a very high standard which reflects their understanding of statistical analysis: "They were able to transform the data into useful insights for our users.”

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
54090

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Economists

Economists


Dynamic NV1 Level Economist and Consultant

An economist with over 15 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 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, results orientated candidate with a desire to grow and challenge themselves. They bring a breadth of experience of working across government departments and commercial businesses both within Australia 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
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
48253

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone 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 Big 4 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:
  • Big 4 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 and Assurance Advisor

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

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
48367

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878


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Governance & Risk


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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
36987

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

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, CEOs, boards of directors and government departments on implementing risk and compliance monitoring frameworks.

Rate / Salary:
$160K - $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's notice

Reference #:
48744

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Risk and 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
  • Developed 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 4. 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 and assurance.

Rate / Salary:
$140/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong skills in project governance and 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 and Assurance Advisor

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

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
48367

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Governance and 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/CEIs 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

Corporate Governance and Risk Manager

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

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

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

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

Reference #:
6960

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Fraud Compliance & Security


EL1 Security Policy Strategist

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

Rate / Salary:
$116/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Positive Vetting

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

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

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

Reference #:
51708

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Principal Investigator

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

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
51124

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Fraud and Corruption Investigations Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
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. Outcomes-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 logistics and operational goals, this candidate has demonstrated they can successfully apply their experience across numerous industries. Due to being made redundant following a restructure 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 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 governments
  • 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's notice

Reference #:
7295

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

APS5/6 Fraud and Security Officer

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract of any length
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
2887

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Human Resources

HR Generalists


Director Human Resources

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

Rate / Salary:
$185/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

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

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

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

Reference #:
35818

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

HR 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's notice

Reference #:
44641

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

HR Business Partner

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

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
30976

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Senior HR / Change Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Government contracts or consulting firms
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
47608

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 HR Generalist

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

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

Reference #:
54144

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Experienced HR Manager - Generalist

HR professional with over 20 years of experience in a wide range of aspects within HR including change management, performance management, WHS, recruitment and policy development.

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

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience in developing a performance management framework
  • Experience in providing advice and supporting managers on WHS and injury management
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Strong communication skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview and is able to clearly articulate their skills and experience. They strive in a role where they can add value and is described as a high performer.

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

Reference #:
27787

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 HR Generalist

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

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
10648

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 HR Advisor

An experienced HR professional who has gained strong experience within a variety of HR areas in both private and public service including learning and development, performance management, recruitment including onboarding and strategic planning and risk management

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr + GST or $90K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Recruitment experience within the public service
  • Experience with Aurion and a broad range of HR functions including managing recruitment, logistics and induction process
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Staff management and leadership experience
Our Assesment:

This candidate is very confident with strong communication and HR skills. They enjoy working in an advisory space and are keen to further develop their skills. They are able to clearly articulate their experience and are able to build strong relationships with stakeholders.

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

Reference #:
46354

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 HR Generalist

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

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

Reference #:
46759

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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HR Strategy


Senior HR / Change Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Government contracts or consulting firms
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
47608

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Learning & Development


APS6 / EL1 Learning and Development Officer

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

 

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
46781

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Learning and Development Officer (NV2)

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

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

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

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

Reference #:
51907

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Recruitment


APS6 Recruitment Officer

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

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
48622

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Work Health & Safety


Senior WHS and Rehabilitation Officer

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

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr + GST

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
1 week's notice

Reference #:
48035

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS 6 / EL1 Rehabilitation Case Manager

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

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

A friendly and personable candidate with a strong background in both injury management and WHS. This candidate is task-oriented and keen on achieving and delivering 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 WHS positions at, or above, their level.

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

Reference #:
29270

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Payroll


Experienced Aurion Consultant

This sought after candidate has over 20 years’ experience in Aurion and is currently seeking short term projects where they can help 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:
  • 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 candidate will be highly sought after and is currently seeking short term projects where they can put their skills into play and help you implement organisational changes and strategic plans as well as streamline processes.

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Negotiable

Reference #:
44258

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Payroll Officer

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

Rate / Salary:
$85K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 transfer
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
47518

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Payroll Officer

An experienced payroll officer with over 10 years of experience using both Aurion and SAP where they have gained a solid understanding of relevant legislative and statutory requirements, rulings award interpretations in relation to payroll activities.

Rate / Salary:
$70/hr + GST or $65K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong attention to detail, highly organised, focused
  • Intermediate skills in Excel
  • Strong skills in Aurion and SAP
  • Ability to interpret legislation and apply as required
  • Experience in auditing
Our Assesment:

A mature candidate who is keen to contribute effectively within a team environment. They are described by their referee as a good performer whose strength is their ability to pick up things quickly and able to focus to get the job done. 

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

Reference #:
54486

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Independent Consultants (Executive Level)

Independent Consultants (Executive Level)


Principal Consultant - Program/Project Management (business side)

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

Rate / Salary:
$175/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract opportunities
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
44914

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Consultant - Policy, Strategy, Planning

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

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST

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

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

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

Reference #:
53644

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

Dynamic NV1 Level Economist and Consultant

An economist with over 15 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 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 businesses both within Australia 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
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
48253

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

EL1/2 Policy and Aid Specialist

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

Rate / Salary:
$115K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

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

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

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

Reference #:
52115

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878


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Marketing, PR and Communications

Marketing, PR and Communications


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 + Super

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

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

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

Reference #:
47182

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

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
  • High attention to detail
Our Assesment:

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
44938

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Communications / Content Writer

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

Rate / Salary:
$115/hr + GST

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

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

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

Reference #:
49482

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Part-time contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
48876

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Communications Manager

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

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
2193

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Communications and Marketing Manager

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

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
26675

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

PR and Comms Specialist (NV1)

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

Rate / Salary:
$90K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 transfer
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
38278

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Communications Officer

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

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

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

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

 

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

Reference #:
54591

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

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

APS5 Communications Officer

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

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
44544

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Media / Public Relations


EL1 Communications Manager / Annual and Corporate Report Coordinator

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

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Part-time contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
48876

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Not For Profit/ Community Services

Executives & Consultants


COO/CFO

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

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or interim Executive
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
31450

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

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 NFP 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 CFOs, they are a very safe pair of hands. Seeking consulting or part-time arrangements. 

Rate / Salary:
$185/hr + GST

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

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

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

Reference #:
30982

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

COO / Business Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$180K + Super

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

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

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

Reference #:
10065

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878


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Not For Profit/ Community Services


CEO, Secretariat and 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
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
43738

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878


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Policy and Program Management

APS Policy


EL1/2 Policy and Aid Specialist

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

Rate / Salary:
$115K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

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

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

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

Reference #:
52115

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

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:
6 month+ contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
10053

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Policy and Program Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
45188

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

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 two 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:
Short or long-term contracts
Availability:
1 week's notice

Reference #:
28478

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

High Performing Budget and Economic Policy Expert

High performing policy expert coming from five 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 + GST

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:
6-12 month contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
52537

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

International Relations Policy Specialist

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

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
54681

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Initiative-Driven APS5 Policy Officer

Intelligent and articulate up and comer passionate about environmental and energy policy. Recently returned to Canberra after completing a Clean Energy Law Internship at the Environmental Defense Fund in New York City. Baseline cleared with experience working in the APS as a legal assistant.

Rate / Salary:
$70/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Maintained a 3.99 GPA in final 2 years of a Double Bachelors of Arts/Laws
  • Awarded Dean’s Prize for Climate Law at ANU
  • Completed several international internships and research fellowships (Canberra and New York City)
  • Highly developed research and writing skills in both the academic and public sectors
Our Assesment:

A young candidate wanting to kick start their career in the public service. Very mature, impeccably presented and has great potential. Suited to APS5 roles that utilise their legal background and exceptional written and verbal liaison skills. 

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

Reference #:
54329

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
Our Assesment:

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

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

Reference #:
51387

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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APS Program Management


EL1 Policy and Program Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
45188

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Executive Program / Project Manager

Highly experienced Program / Project Manager at the 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 + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

However, perhaps the strongest of all of these elements is their strong ability in team leadership, mentorship 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

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

Rate / Salary:
$115K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

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

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

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

Reference #:
52115

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

Program Manager EL1 - Environmental and Energy Specialist

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

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

Rate / Salary:
$95/hr + GST

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

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

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

Reference #:
6159

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Corporate Services Manager

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

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
29030

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Project / Program Manager

22 years' APS experience at EL1/2 levels. Broad-ranging experience across a breadth of areas including 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 EL1/2 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 or long-term contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
8173

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

High Performing Project Manager

An experienced HR, Shared Services and project management 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, HR 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:
6-12 month contracts
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 likable 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

APS4/5 Program Officer (NV1 )

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

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

Rate / Salary:
$65p/h + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
54513

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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APS Project Officers/Executive Officers


EL1 Executive Officer

EL1 Executive Officer with strengths in project and program management across social policy initiatives. Having recently worked as 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 RTOs, 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

EL1 Program Manager

Extensive experience providing high-quality program management with industry experience in agriculture, infrastructure, and aviation. With experience providing secretarial 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, a positive personality and a can-do attitude that makes them a strong candidate for consideration.  They are articulate, intelligent and likable 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

NV2 Program and Project Manager

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

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

Rate / Salary:
$100K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

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

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

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

Reference #:
50826

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

Regulatory Project Officer

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

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
1819

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Project, Secretariat and Governance Officer

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

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

This candidate has been referred by a high performing contact. They excel in roles where they are given autonomy to get through the high volume of work you 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 contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
52605

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Corporate Project Officer

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

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts short or long term
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
51142

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Initiative-Driven APS5 Project Officer

Intelligent and articulate up and comer passionate about environmental and energy policy and projects. Recently returned to Canberra after completing a Clean Energy Law Internship at the Environmental Defense Fund in New York City. Baseline cleared with experience working in the APS as a legal assistant.

Rate / Salary:
$70/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Maintained a 3.99 GPA in final 2 years of a Double Bachelors of Arts/Laws
  • Awarded Dean’s Prize for Climate Law at ANU
  • Completed several international internships and research fellowships (Canberra and New York City)
  • Highly developed research and writing skills in both the academic and public sectors
Our Assesment:

A young candidate wanting to kickstart their career in the public service. Very mature, impeccably presented and has great potential. Suited to APS5 roles that utilise their legal background and exceptional written and verbal liaison skills. 

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

Reference #:
54329

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Procurement and Contract Management

Procurement Officers/Managers


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's notice

Reference #:
51732

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 ICT Procurement and Contract Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$85k + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
54039

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Procurement Officer

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

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
48921

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878


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Procurement Specialists


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 and commercial analysis 
  • Recent category management experience in the private sector
  • Exemplary team management skills
Our Assesment:

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

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

Reference #:
5289

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone 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:
Short or long-term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
13737

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1/EL2 ICT Procurement Specialist

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 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:
Short or long-term contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
2893

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
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
52315

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Super EL1 Procurement Adviser - Remote Working

8 years' experience leading high profile and challenging procurement projects with Commonwealth Government clients. Having recently relocated to the Gold Coast from Canberra, they are seeking remote working / FIFO contract engagements. 

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Certified Practising Project Manager (AIPM)
  • Cert IV in Government Procurement and Contracting (Major Training Services)
  • Experience managing end to end procurement projects worth >$10m
  • Builds stakeholder rapport and relationships quickly through excellent customer service
  • Solves problems and resolves disputes in an effective and professional manner
Our Assesment:

Impeccably presented and articulate candidate. Their professional career in procurement has progressed quickly to date due to her commercial management acumen. 

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

Reference #:
26070

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Private Sector Procurement and Operations Specialist

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

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
52343

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Project Management

Project Management


High Performing EL2 Looking for a New Challenging Project/Program

This high-performing executive officer has a history of being the go-to problem solver while providing support to Band 2 and 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 to be part of a challenging project/program.

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST

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' notice

Reference #:
50431

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

High Performing Project Manager

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

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Wide-scale project management experience with a focus on shared services, HR 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:
6-12 month contracts
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:
$100K - $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
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
  • 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

Senior Project Manager

A senior candidate who has a range of highly sought-after skills in procurement, project management, and capital works. They have a long history of experience from a wide array of organisations and are looking for a new challenge. 

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong experience in capital works project delivery, ongoing financial monitoring and reporting and coordinating ICT components towards project completion
  • Strong contract management, writing, release and variation skills
  • Experience preparing complex tender documentation
  • Strong experience in research, briefing and policy development in relation to project management

 

Our Assesment:

A friendly and professional individual who has a great all-around skillset. They have excellent communication skills and have high attention to detail. If given an opportunity, they would prove to be a solid operator and a high performer. 

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

Reference #:
2748

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Project Manager

This experienced project and facilities manager has a wealth of experience across a range of public and commercial organisations. Currently employed at a successful construction and project company within Canberra, they are looking to move back into the public service at the APS6 level. 

Rate / Salary:
$60/hr + GST or $90K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong experience across a variety of project management roles with the APS
  • Strong contract management, procurement, facilities and construction management
  • Strong experience in research, briefing and policy development in relation to project management
  • Practical understanding of WHS principals
  • Maintenance of the heritage-listed buildings 
  • Advanced administration skills in for property project management
Our Assesment:

A highly professional candidate with a good history in a range of positions. They are very down to earth and easy to get along with. This candidate is open to new opportunities and would make a real impact. 

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

Reference #:
44130

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Experienced Project Manager

This candidate has a good history in facilities and asset management with a background spanning several sectors where they have supervised teams and contributed to long-term strategic goals. They are open to both contract and permanent positions for their next opportunity 

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Long history in facilities and property project management experience
  • Solid experience in contract management and procurement
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills gained from all roles
  • Excellent organisational and planning abilities
  • Strong research, analysis, and assessment skills
  • Experience completing business reports, investigations and planning documents
Our Assesment:

This individual presents well and is direct in their approach. They have a good understanding of project management and is able to handle a wide array of complex problems by coming up with diverse and unique solutions.  

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

Reference #:
802

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell 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 + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 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
  • 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
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 + Super

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

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

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

Reference #:
47182

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878


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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:
POA

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 thousands 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:
POA

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:
POA

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 (NV1)

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:
POA

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


CFO / Corporate Manager

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

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
30558

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

COO/CFO

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

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or interim Executive
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
31450

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

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 $40b 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 + Super +

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 among competing priorities
  • Very strong with financials and data
  • Graduate of Institute of Company Directors. Degree qualified in Accounting and CPA accredited
  • 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 that 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 six regional countries
  • Provided strategic advice that has shaped Australia's contribution to NATO, UN Peacekeeping Operation and Counter ISIL Operations
  • Delivered strategic WoG policies particularly across Defence
  • 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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Technology

Program Directors/Managers


Program Manager - Senior Advisor

This experienced program delivery practitioner has spent more than 25 years’ operating in various project and program-based roles from hands-on delivery through to program management.

They have held senior management positions and advisory roles across many high-profile commonwealth government departments, including PM&C, DFAT, AGDs, DIIS and Defence.

Rate / Salary:
$200/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced at setting up and establishing PMO and Shared Service functionality
  • MBA, Practitioner Certification in MSP and Prince2, Foundation certification in Benefits Management and P3O
  • Developed a program budget for a $130M ICT integration project
Our Assesment:

This person is a long term candidate and client of HorizonOne. We have always enjoyed dealing with on a professional level due to their steady, positive and relaxed nature. They are innovative and adaptable in their approach and are a strong communicator.

They target challenging, project-based opportunities where they can add value and has a diverse skillset that allows them to be effective in a broad variety of circumstances.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
13614

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Principal Consultant - Program/Project Management (business side)

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

Rate / Salary:
$175/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract opportunities
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
44914

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Project Managers


Project Manager - HR and ICT Infrastructure

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

Rate / Salary:
$150/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
8742

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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