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Accounting and Finance

Senior Management Level (EL2 and above)


CFO / Corporate Manager

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

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
30558

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Management Accountant

This CA qualified accountant has a wealth of financial management experience gained through the ANAO and Big 4 locally, and in recent years has led management accounting teams at  EL2 level. They have a comprehensive knowledge of Commonwealth financial frameworks and are a strong people manager (teams up to 25). A friendly, outgoing character, we have had strong reports about their performance and they will be a strong EL2.

Rate / Salary:
EL2

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Very strong knowledge of Commonwealth financial frameworks – internal and external budgets, financial statements, divisional finance support (managing budgets up to $2B)
  • SAP / intermediate Excel
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills
  • Demonstrated experience leading teams >20 staff
Our Assesment:

A positive, social person with strong experience leading teams with bubbly and outgoing in personality. A strong EL2 with Band 1 potential. They will be at their best in a management accounting/advisory role with high stakeholder engagement and team leadership.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
28048

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Independent Consultant - COO/CFO services

CPA/Prince2 qualified consultant professional with 20+ year's experience consulting to the federal government including through the Big 4. They are adaptable, proactive, and exceptionally strong at building relationships through consistent delivery of results. 

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

Well known to HorizonOne with a strong track record of consulting to our clients. We know they will deliver strong value for you. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Consulting contracts > 6 months; SESB1 opportunities
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
29509

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Senior EL2 Financial Accountant

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

Rate / Salary:
$170K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

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

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

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

Reference #:
26457

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Group Financial Controller (Large Commercial)

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

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
1146

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Small Agency CFO / Large Agency Management Accounting Lead

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

Rate / Salary:
$125/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
EL2 contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
29880

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

FP&A Manager / Senior Commercial Analyst

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

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
9268

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Commercial Manager / ICT Business Manager

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
710

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Business Intelligence Systems Developer

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

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
48375

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Director Financial Reporting

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

Rate / Salary:
$130K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

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

Reference #:
27044

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878


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Management Level EL1


Contractor - Financial Advisory (NV1)

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

Rate / Salary:
$145/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
50626

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Finance Business Partner

CPA qualified Accountant with over 10 years' experience within the APS with a background in tax and business services.  

Rate / Salary:
$113K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Manages one the largest division with an annual budget of $180m and over 90 projects 
  • Strong communication and stakeholder engagement skills
  • Very good analysis skills, providing insights and advice to senior stakeholder on their financial positions 
  • Good team management skills 
Our Assesment:

An intelligent EL1 Finance Business Partner who is able to articulate their experience whilst providing a good example of improving processes and managing challenging stakeholders. Well suited to a role that will them to use their analysis skills to add value to the business.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
36247

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Finance Business Partner / Costing Specialist

A CPA qualified APS budgets specialist (10+ years' experience) with expertise in divisional finance and costings. A longstanding and loyal member of one agency, they will be engaged/motivated by the opportunity to join a new department. Their reference indicates they are a high performer - reliable, diligent, adaptable, and producing high-quality work.

Rate / Salary:
$115K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Very strong internal/external budgets, group finance partnering and costings (including costing NPPs)
  • Strong project costings/shared services costings/modelling/ABC/strategic framework costings methodology
  • SAP/intermediate Excel skills
  • Demonstrated experience managing teams of up to 10 staff
Our Assesment:

A competent and capable technical specialist who enjoys a role with high stakeholder interaction and analysis/problem solving. They have been a high performer at EL1 level for a number of years and very happy as an EL1 providing strong support to their manager. Very strong on divisional budgeting and costings and will hit the ground running.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
57086

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Management Accountant / Finance Business Partner

A well-presented CPA qualified consultant with an APS management accounting background, specialising in divisional finance partnering. Also suits internal budgets and is systems savvy. A strong reference report indicating a high performer - very capable, positive attitude, keen to learn and develop, and highly resilient.

Rate / Salary:
$115K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • CPA qualified and strong APS experience
  • Strong improvement focus / systems savvy
  • SAP / Intermediate to Advanced Excel / TM1
  • Strong interpersonal skills
Our Assesment:

A high performing management accountant with good people skills and a positive work attitude. Highly suitable for most divisional finance partnering roles as they are smart, good at gathering pertinent information, and enjoy making sense of complexity. Will do best in an environment where there is an opportunity for continual training and development, particularly in accounting systems where they are naturally savvy.

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

Reference #:
3482

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Financial / Management Accountant Contractor

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

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts up to 6 months
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
30047

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Financial Accountant

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

Rate / Salary:
$115K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
47451

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Financial Accountant (Administered Reporting)

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

Rate / Salary:
$130K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
53602

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Finance Business Partner/Internal Budgets

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

Rate / Salary:
$120K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
27070

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Financial Accountant

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

Rate / Salary:
$115K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
50019

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Financial Accountant

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

Rate / Salary:
$110K + Super

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

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

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

Reference #:
34253

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Finance Manager / Finance Business Partner / Project Accountant

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

Rate / Salary:
$105K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

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

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

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

Reference #:
2925

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Financial Accountant

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

Rate / Salary:
$95K + Super

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

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

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

Reference #:
10072

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878


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Accounting Contractors/ Consultants


Contractor - Financial Advisory (NV1)

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

Rate / Salary:
$145/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
50626

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

ICT Finance / Business Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$133/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 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


APS3/4 Finance Officer

A hard-working candidate with a strong administrative background and very good experience in accounts payable and accounts receivable. This candidate is fully equipped to work from home. 

Rate / Salary:
$56/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Accounts processing experience in a large organisation processing on average 100-150 invoices per day 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Strong experience working independently and working from home 
Our Assesment:

A personable and down to earth Finance Officer who has a professional manner and a direct but friendly communication style. Comes across as someone who has a very strong work ethic and is outcomes focused. Previous supervisors attest to her ability to learn system and processes quickly to add immediate value to the business. 

Opportunities Seeking:
6 month contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
56965

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

Accounts Receivable Officer

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

Rate / Salary:
$75K + Super

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

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

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

Reference #:
54086

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878


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Qualified Assistant Accountants/ Accountants (Up to APS6)


APS5/6 Financial Accountant (CA)

A CA qualified Accountant with 4 years' experience in tax and business services working with large clients preparing their financial statements and would also assist with financial statement audits.

Rate / Salary:
$85K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 4 years’ experience tax and business services preparing financial statements for individuals and large clients
  • 3 years’ experience in financial statement audit during peak audit season 
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills 
Our Assesment:

A bright and bubbly candidate, they come across as someone who would fit into most teams very well. They will bring along their good technical skills to their next role but will also enjoy continuing growing their skills under a good manager.  

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

Reference #:
2872

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Finance Business Partner

This degree qualified accountant has a strong track record of achievement in medium-large commercial organisations and also the APS responsible for budgeting, forecasting and reporting. 

Rate / Salary:
$96K + Super

Security Clearance:
Positive Vetting

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong budgeting and management reporting but also has experience in financial accounting
  • SAP, TechOne and strong excel skills  
  • Good communication skills – enjoys communicating with stakeholders  
Our Assesment:

A bright and committed candidate who has a likeable character and enjoys interacting with people. They will thrive in a challenging environment and will be a loyal and supportive team member.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
36737

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Finance Business Partner (NV1)

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

Rate / Salary:
$80K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

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

Reference #:
56108

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Financial / Management Accountant

An experienced Commonwealth Government accountant who has worked as a utility finance contractor over a number of years.

Rate / Salary:
$82/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong Commonwealth accounting experience – Treasury, financial accounting, cash forecasting, accruals, journals, reconciliations
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills / SAP / TM1 / CBMS
  • Very good interpersonal / communication skills
  • High attention to detail / strong analytical skills
Our Assesment:

An outgoing and personable accountant who has worked in a variety of roles with a strong reference indicating a high performer. Strong experience with financial accounting and treasury but highly suited to management accounting and reporting also.

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

Reference #:
37718

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Financial Accountant

A degree qualified Financial Accountant currently pursuing their CPA. They have good experience working across the federal government, NFPs and SMEs.  

Rate / Salary:
$94K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience with preparing departmental and administered financial statements
  • Good examples of improving processes and increasing efficiency
  • Intermediate excel skills and experience using TM1 to customise reports
  • Finance System: TechOne, SAP
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across as someone who takes their work seriously and wants to ensure outcomes are achieved in the business area. Whilst naturally introverted, they do communicate well. References indicate that they have a strong improvement focus and are always looking to make processes more efficient.  

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

Reference #:
50377

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

Financial Analyst

ACCA qualified Accountant, currently studying their CPA with experience in the entertainment, education and FMCG sectors. Good technical accounting skills and experience in financial accounting as well as budgeting / forecasting.

Rate / Salary:
$90K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience in producing financial statements and preparing budgets / forecasts including variance analysis
  • Advanced Excel skills – macros, financial modelling, dashboards, pivots tables etc.  
  • Multiple examples of improving processes in their last two roles 
  • Experience in system implementation 
Our Assesment:

A friendly, likeable Accountant who communicates well. Will enjoy a role where there is a mix of financial reporting and management accounting. Will thrive in a challenging environment where they can grow their technical skills and deal with stakeholders.

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

Reference #:
56864

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

Management Accountant

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

Rate / Salary:
$90K + Super

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

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

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

Reference #:
10465

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878


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Finance Officers


APS5 Finance Officer

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

Rate / Salary:
$75K + Super

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

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

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

Reference #:
55103

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Finance Officer

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

Rate / Salary:
$75K + Super

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

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

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

Reference #:
55022

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878


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Systems Accountants


Financial Systems Specialist (TechOne)

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

Rate / Salary:
$132/hr + GST neg

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Hourly rate contracts or independent contracting
Availability:
1 week's notice

Reference #:
37955

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Business Intelligence Systems Developer

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

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
48375

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878


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Administration and Office Support

Executive Assistants/ Personal Assistants


APS4/5 Executive Assistant

This highly capable EA/EO has recently hit the market after a successful and impressive career spanning 10 years within the tertiary education sector. Whilst they haven't had direct APS experience, they have an abundance of highly transferable skills as well as the capacity to work across both EA and executive support roles. Working to senior academics including Deans of respected Australian universities, they would be able to make a smooth transition into the APS whilst bring with them a strong understanding of commercial priorities and an exceptional work ethic. 

Rate / Salary:
$70/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Highly developed time management and organisational skills
  • Superior stakeholder engagement and ability to act as a coordinator across a layered and complex organisation to seek and collate information on behalf of executives
  • Financial management and capacity to manage a large budget
  • Event management experience
  • Extensive secretariat experience providing support to high level boards and committees 
  • Governance and compliance experience
Our Assesment:

This candidate presented as being highly motivated to succeed and add value as well as demonstrating a fantastic work ethic. With proven results performing at a senior executive support level, they are able to add value and have an excellent grasp of organisational objectives and their role in achieving them. Whilst they don't yet have experience working with the APS, it was evident at interview they would be able to quickly understand corporate structure and display initiative and be proactive in achieving results with minimal support. 

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

Reference #:
55372

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Executive Assistant (NV1)

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

Rate / Salary:
$60/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

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

Reference #:
33449

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Baseline-cleared Executive Assistant

This candidate has a solid history in administration and Executive Assistant roles. With a range of coordination and time management skills, this individual has a lot to bring to a new role. 

Rate / Salary:
$63/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Excellent EA experience with strong skills in coordination and correspondence
  • Inbox, call, meeting, diary, calendar management
  • Professional written and verbal communicator
  • Project administration and coordination experience
  • Wider-ranging secretariat skills
  • Events and conference management
Our Assesment:

This bubbly individual has great interpersonal skills and is very engaging. Not only do they have a solid professional skill set, but they have a great attitude and will fit well into a new team. 

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

Reference #:
53689

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Highly Experienced Executive Assistant

This high-performing candidate has 12+ years of experience in Executive Assistant positions and can offer a lot to a new organisation. They are versatile and adaptable to job demands and used to working in fast-paced environments. 

Rate / Salary:
$65/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Diary, calendar, travel, accommodation, events, meeting management
  • Project administration support
  • Internal and external stakeholder engagement
  • Quick learner and highly adaptable
  • Strong written and verbal communicator  
Our Assesment:

A well-rounded professional administrator who could hit the ground running in an Executive Assistant position. They have a great attitude, solid administrative skills, and will be quick to contribute to a new team.

Opportunities Seeking:
Temporary or permanent roles
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
56717

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

NV2 Cleared Senior Executive Assistant

A highly experienced APS6/EL1 Executive Assistant with 15+ years' experience in the APS is now available. NV2-cleared and ready to hit the ground running, this candidate is open to both permanent roles or a temporary transfer.

Rate / Salary:
$100K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Solid working experience in APS6/EL1 EA/EO positions
  • Complex project/program administration support 
  • Diary, calendar, travel, accommodation, meeting, inbox management
  • Higher-level internal and external stakeholder engagement 
  • Secretariat support - committee management, agendas, minutes  
  • Strong written and verbal communicator
Our Assesment:

This tremendously talented individual has a range of highly sought-after skills which they will be able to utilise IN a new APS position. With exceptional experience across a variety of roles, this candidate will come up to speed quickly in a new role and has a lot to offer. Given their skill set, this candidate won't be available for long.  

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

Reference #:
56852

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Executive Assistant (NV1)

An experienced and high-performing candidate with 20+ years working in EA and coordination roles is now available.

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive APS working experience in EA and coordination roles
  • Strong diary, calendar, inbox, meeting, travel and accommodation management
  • Wider team administrative support, events management, logistics and project management
  • Skilled time manager with ability to build productive and lasting relationships with various stakeholders
Our Assesment:

A mature and professional EA with great all-round coordination and administrative skills. They have worked extensively across the private and public sectors and is highly adaptable to working in new environments.

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

Reference #:
45752

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Skilled Executive Assistant / Administrator

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

Rate / Salary:
$45/hr+ GST

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

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

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

Reference #:
46719

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Executive Assistant

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

Rate / Salary:
$80K + Super

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

This individual was immaculately presented and impressed well during their 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 (NV2)

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

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

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

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

Reference #:
1682

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

Executive Assistant (NV1) - short term contracts

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

Rate / Salary:
$60/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
3 month contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
39493

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878


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Office Managers/ Corporate Management/ Executive Officers


Corporate Services Manager - EL1

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

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
29030

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Reception and Administration


APS4 General Administrator

This bubbly and personable candidate has good skills across general administration. They have solid experience in the private and public sectors and is now available for shorter or longer-term contract opportunities. 

Rate / Salary:
$63/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Current APS administration experience
  • Diary, inbox, call and records management
  • Excellent events coordination skills – agendas, arranging speakers, catering
  • Strong internal and external stakeholder liaison skills
  • Wider project and logistics support 
Our Assesment:

An intelligent, capable and professional candidate. This individual also has great interpersonal skills, a good sense of humour and will impress quickly in a new role. 

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

Reference #:
51600

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Baseline-cleared Business Support Officer

An excellent administration professional with good tenure working for a large consultancy firm is now available. With extensive skills across a breadth of administration-based roles, this candidate will not be around for long.

Rate / Salary:
$63/hr + GST or $80K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Diary, calendar, inbox, call, meeting management
  • Extensive experience across administration – Business Support/PA/Office Assistant  
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Wider team management – travel, events, meetings
  • Exceptional internal and external stakeholder engagement
Our Assesment:

A hardworking and high-performing administration candidate with exceptional skills in coordination and correspondence. They are highly adaptable, have strong communication skills and would make a good fit in a new team. 

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

Reference #:
57159

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Junior Administrator/Executive Assistant

An outgoing and bubbly junior candidate who has strong skills in administration and has experience across the public and private sectors. With solid skills and a great attitude, this individual makes an excellent fit into new teams.

Rate / Salary:
$60/hr + GST or $65K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Customer support experience – able to engage with a variety of stakeholders
  • High level written and verbal communication skills
  • Current APS administrative experience
  • Good all-round coordination and correspondence
  • Highly adaptable to different administrative positions
Our Assesment:

A lovely candidate who has seen quick progression in their past roles. Is highly adaptable and quick to come up to speed quickly. 

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

Reference #:
56385

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Receptionist / Administrator

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

Rate / Salary:
$50/hr + GST

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Temporary or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
53063

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Tech Savvy Administrator

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

Rate / Salary:
$65/hr + GST

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
53595

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Administration Generalist

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

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
28482

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878


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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 timeframes.

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
14949

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Secretariat and Governance Manager

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

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

Reference #:
51126

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Change Managers

HR Change Managers


Senior HR Change Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Government contracts or consulting firms
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
47608

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Senior HR / Change Manager

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
3213

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Organisational Change Managers


Communications Consultant - Media & Journalism

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

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
55374

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Communications & Marketing Professional

This candidate is an experienced professional with more than 10 years of management experience, specialising in change management within the private and public sector. They have recently completed an intensive 18 month non-ongoing contract with IP Australia and are now available for their next opportunity.

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong leadership and change management skills across large teams (30+ staff)
  • Demonstrated high-level financial management and business growth skills
  • High level consulting and stakeholder communication skills
  • Bachelor of Applied Psychology – Major in Marketing 
Our Assesment:

At interview, this candidate presented as a result-driven marketing professional with considerable background experience in people, brand, and project management. Their notable strengths resound in high-level responsibilities and management; with these assertions being backed up with thorough reference checking.

This candidate is a strong leader and their experience working at such a high level with IP Australia demonstrates their ability to transition further into the APS with the addition of an AGSVA security clearance in their next opportunity.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
30450

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

Org Change Manager - National Security & Law Enforcement

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

Rate / Salary:
$165/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
31602

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Organisational & HR Change Manager

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

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

Rate / Salary:
$150/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
47671

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Organisational Change and Project Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$150/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
8742

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Technology Change Managers


EL1 Program Manager

Operations management experience with a flair for customer service!

Our candidate is a career team leader with over 10 years of team leadership roles within the public and private sectors. This candidate is a stand out quality assurance and governance initiator and is someone who will bring the team on board with new changes or major significant disruption. This candidate is seeking a career change and to engage with an organisation that will allow them to grow. 

Rate / Salary:
$114/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong interpersonal and people skills
  • Bachelor of Business, Major in Management
  • Strong project management skills
  • High-level strategic business design and implementation skills
Our Assesment:

At the interview, this candidate presented as a very reliable and knowledgeable professional with a great passion for improving the customer experience in the roles that they have worked in. This candidate was very personable and enjoyed delving deeper into their work history, future goals and experiences to help crystalize their suitability for the next professional opportunity.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
43380

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878


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Data/Statistical Analysts

APS Level Data Analyst


APS4 Data Analyst - 6 months data exp.

This candidate is currently an APS4 Data Analyst for a large federal agency. They have two year’s experience coding in R and excel through education and professional work. They have analysed large complex datasets, including pre-processing and cleaning of data. They have worked on larger projects that influence policy decisions by transforming data analytics into plain English.

Rate / Salary:
$63/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Formal education on statistical and financial principles through an actuarial degree with a major in quantitative finance
  • Solid skills in R and Excel
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a data analyst with experience at the APS4 level and with developing skills in R. They are down to earth and willing to learn and grow. They would be a solid option at the APS4 level.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
51837

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Data Analyst (Masters level statistical background)

This candidate is a low maintenance plug and play APS6 Data Analyst. They are experienced across both government and private sectors. They hold a Master of IT and a Master of Science (Mathematics) which has given them a strong foundation in applying maths in a statistical environment.

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong mathematical background with extensive knowledge of statistics: Time Series Analysis, Regression, Optimisation, Partial Differential Equations, Finite Difference Methods, Stochastic Simulations Factor Analysis, Numerical Analysis and Computation
  • Advanced skills in SAS, SQL, Excel and R
Our Assesment:

This candidate is about to successfully complete a 6 month engagement at a large federal government agency. Their referee describes them as "very good at analysing data from different perspectives, spotting gaps and resolving them. They're persistent in finding their way through problems and recognise when there might be a better way at approaching it. They are very technical and I would class them as a high performer in data analysis and statistics.”

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
53907

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Data Analyst (VBA, SQL, R)

This candidate is a Quantitative/Data Analyst with 5+ years’ experience developing and implementing technical solutions to a variety of business needs including data visualisations, analytical tools and reporting capabilities. In their previous role, they automated a data pipeline for near real-time risk management data set, extracting data from various sources including relational databases, API’s, XML files.

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Expertise in multiple programming languages including SQL, R and VBA
  • Experienced at developing automated testing frameworks using VBA to streamline both User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and report building capabilities
  • Master of Financial Mathematics
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across at interview as calm and engaging. Their outside of work activities gives an insight into their zest for life. They have great communication skills for a data analyst. They would work best in a technical data analyst based role at the APS6 or EL1.

They are about to complete a successful 6 month engagement with positive feedback from multiple direct managers.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
54419

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Health Data Analyst

This candidate has been with the APS for 8 years delivering data insights and process improvements, particularly with data warehousing projects. They are looking to move into a new role where they can use their skills to their full extent.

Rate / Salary:
$150/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced coding in SQL and Cognos
  • Able to design and create tailored reporting capabilities based on a variety of business needs
  • Skilled in data visualisation including interactive dashboards using Power BI and Tableau
Our Assesment:

This candidate is an accomplished analyst having received awards for their work within the APS. They have a relaxed demeanour and are easy to engage in conversation. They will be best suited to an area that is working with health data that is in need of an overhaul.

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

Reference #:
56459

H1R Consultant:
Georgia Johnston on (02) 6108 4878

Skilled Data Analyst (Strong Econ & Stats Background)

This candidate has a strong history of applying their financial data analysis skills to costing business cases and regulatory compliance roles. With experience in the APS and in commercial consulting firms, they have a strong grounding in how government and private industry interact. They have recently been merit listed for two different EL1 positions with two federal departments.

Rate / Salary:
$115/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Programming in R including visualisation
  • Master of Economics 
  • Contributes to ministerial reports and briefings and is able to demystify technical concepts
Our Assesment:

The candidate has a quirky personality and is genuinely lovely to engage with, they are keen on working on complex analysis problems with a collaborative team. They are also eager to take on a junior leadership role to use their Diploma in Management skills. 

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

Reference #:
10363

H1R Consultant:
Georgia Johnston on (02) 6108 4878

Database Specialist - Programming and Development

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

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
54455

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Data Analyst (Policy/Program)

This candidate is a Senior Data Analyst with more than 25 years’ experience in a range of leadership, project management, data analysis and reporting, IT, corporate services, compliance, auditing and administration roles within the APS.

They are passionate about data and feel they have a lot to contribute to a policy/program team.

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 18+ years’ experience in data analysis based roles at the EL1 level
  • Comprehensive reporting experience, specifically relating to operational, financial and program performance
Our Assesment:

This candidate is friendly and professional. They would increase the data analysis of any team they join. They bring a thorough understanding of the performance and requirements of programs to any policy or program team that snaps them up.

This candidate has been awarded HorizonOne's contractor of the month due to value they added to the client with a low maintenance style of work.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
28389

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Junior Data Analyst with 6 months+ APS Data experience

This up and coming data analyst is currently completing their Master of Applied Data Analytics while working full-time in the public service. They would work well in an analytics-based team or a policy team looking for a junior to assist in collating and presenting data.

They are about to successfully complete a 6 month contract through me with positive feedback.

Rate / Salary:
$63/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Excellent skills in R - self-assessed 3.8/5
  • Achieved a 97% HD in Pure Mathematics and 94% HD in Data Analytics and Business Intelligence courses within their degree
  • Developed quantitative statistical analysis skills in their postgraduate studies – learnt multiple and time series regression, heteroskedasticity, multicollinearity, serial correlation and spurious correlation
  • In their Master's course, they are developing skills in a variety of data analytics software systems including Python, R, Excel and SQLs
  • 6 months' data analysis experience as an APS 4 Data Analyst
Our Assesment:

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
52676

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Management Level Data Analyst


Big 4 Manager

This Big 4 Manager is not actively looking however they are open to exploring new interesting and challenging opportunities. They have extensive experience applying their data and business analysis skills across data modelling, application design and development.

They have completed projects across data visualisation, management and framework development. Their ability to be tool agnostic across the suite of visualisation programs will allow them to flourish in any organisation.

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Excellent technical skills across Tableau Desktop, Microsoft Power BI, SQL Server Reporting Services, QlikSense Desktop
  • Experienced with automated process mapping, process mining and visualisation
  • Skilled in implementation of Microsoft Azure Cloud, Amazon Web Services, and Google Cloud Platform
Our Assesment:

This is the best data analyst I have seen this year and they come across at interview even better than you may expect after reading their CV. They have a real strength for being able to communicate just as effectively between technical and non-technical audiences.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
55654

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Big 4 Senior Manager Data Scientist

This candidate is a business-focused data scientist. Their strengths are in data digitisation, economic and financial modelling, predictive and prescriptive analytics simulation, BI and visualisation, data integration, text analytics, data governance, and data strategy development and review. 

 

Rate / Salary:
$200/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 15+ years' executive level experience in  data analysis/science
  • R, Python, SQL, Power BI, Tableau, Qlik, SAS, SPSS, Alteryx, EVIEWS, Excel
  • Master of Applied Statistics
  • Big 4 + Executive level experience
Our Assesment:

This candidate is articulate, self aware, and can easily able to contextualise the business implications of their technical analysis. They are looking at for a complex and challenging role where they will be able to apply their extensive technical background.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
57382

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

SAS Consultant - Great for creating efficiency dividends

They have worked on projects involving fraud detection, report automation and predictive modelling. Recently developed and implemented a framework for automation reporting for a large agency (100+ reports) to aid workforce planning and saved hours in manual report creation.

Rate / Salary:
$160/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • SAS 9 – Base SAS, SAS Enterprise Guide
  • SAS Viya – visual data mining and machine learning, and visual analytics and statistics
  • Predictive modelling – SAS Enterprise Miner, linear regression, decision trees, support vector machines, neural networks
  • BI Tools – SAS Visual Analytics, IBM Cognos
  • SQL Databases – SQL Server, Teradata
  • Data mining – SAS Text Miner, cluster analysis, text profiling
  • Data analysis, modelling and visualisation
  • SAP Essentials
  • Is able to operate as an individual contractor to automate manual reporting process
Our Assesment:

This candidate is one of the strongest communicators I have seen in the data space. They truly care about using data to solve business problems and create elegant and simple solutions. Their previous teaching experience has given them a unique ability to communicate complex concepts to a non-technical audience.

This is a rare chance to pick up a highly experienced consultant at a greatly reduced rate.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
2712

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Data Scientist

This data analyst/programmer has over 15 years of experience in commercial and scientific environments where they contributed to the design development of several complex systems and platforms. After 5+ years in their current role (specifically in advance data analysis and visualization) they are now looking at applying their extensive data skills into a broader APS context.

They did their PhD on Machine Learning and Robotics.

Rate / Salary:
$150/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Data analysis techniques: Linear regression, decision trees, random forests, correlation, feature engineering, data cleaning and preprocessing
  • Highly advanced skills in Python demonstrated by her experience developing an automated pipeline for data analysis, which supports advanced data analysis and visualization
  • Machine Learning, Data Science and Deep Learning with Python, Medley
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across as friendly and intelligent. They enjoy problem-solving and take a very methodical approach to their work. They have some of the highest machine learning skills I have seen recently in the Canberra market!

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
48060

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

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
  •  

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
54455

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Economists

Economists


Dynamic NV1 Economist & 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

Up & Coming APS5/6 Economic Policy Analyst

This up and coming has almost 4 years' economic policy experience with a medium size industry body whose members make up a $4 billion industry. In this time they have influenced policy on regulation with an impact analysis of policy change, secured government u-turn on policy stance and produced key government submissions including intellectual property, free trade, competition and industrial relations.

Most notably, they published four annual audits, with the most recent 2019 recognised as the most comprehensive to date by collaborating with government departments, academic institutes and external data providers.

Rate / Salary:
$70/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Master's degree in economics
  • Have had their models scrutinized and accepted as correct by the Department of Industry
  • Collected and processed economic and statistical data and analysed them using various econometric methods
  • Developed the preparation of pre-Budget submission and policy papers, with 90% of recommendations accepted by government
Our Assesment:

This candidate amazed me with their ability to research, communicate and come up with practical solutions to complex problems. They are not the most technically talented economic analyst however their real strength is their ability to engage with stakeholders in order to clarify and come up with clear and agreed definitions. They are comfortable working in ambiguous, undefined, and dynamic environments where they understand that close to may be the most accurate solution available.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
56824

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Governance, Risk & Assurance

Audit & Assurance


Specialist in Governance, Audit & Assurance

12 years' experience in the public sector. Breadth of expertise developing enterprise-wide risk management frameworks, business continuity models and quality assurance plans for high profile federal government clients. 

Rate / Salary:
$145/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Prince2 qualified
  • Recent experience at EL2 level
  • Developed risk, governance and assurance frameworks for fed gov departments/agencies from scratch 
  • Led teams through program and project implementation changes
  • Experience leading and facilitating workshops and working groups 
Our Assesment:

Intelligent, professional and highly capable individual. HorizonOne have received strong feedback on this candidate's performance in previous contracts. Will bring experience and expertise to a contract role focused on program/project implementation, governance, risk management or business continuity.  

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
8490

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Audit & 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


Big 4 Director - looking at moving client side

This Big 4 Director is a chartered accountant who brings 12 years' Big 4 experience in governance, risk management and assurance.

Rate / Salary:
$200/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Designed, developed and implemented large scale risk management transformation programs across multi-billion dollar asset based portfolios
  • Led implementation of an agency-wide risk management framework
Our Assesment:

I've known this candidate personally for 10+ years. They are enthusiastic and outcomes focused. This is a rare opportunity to add a Big 4 Director to your team or projects

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

Reference #:
56146

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Risk Manager

An engaging and innovative Senior Account Executive with strong business acumen and 10 years’ experience across portfolios including transport and logistics, education and legal firms, with expertise in corporate risk at national and multinational levels.

Rate / Salary:
$60/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Focuses on adding value to clients, whilst driving quality and process improvements with perceptive, insightful and innovative solutions
  • Senior account executive management
  • Insurance and corporate risk management
Our Assesment:

This candidate has an effective leadership style that motivates, influences and forges strong alliances with insurers, stakeholders, managing partners and C-Level clients. Very well presented with excellent communication, both verbal and written, this candidate although currently lacking federal government experience would adjust very well into the APS or be a strong fit within a commercial business.

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

Reference #:
56882

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

Specialist in Governance, Risk & Assurance

12 years' experience in the public sector. Breadth of expertise developing enterprise-wide risk management frameworks, business continuity models and quality assurance plans for high profile federal government clients. 

Rate / Salary:
$145/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Prince2 qualified
  • Recent experience at EL2 level
  • Developed risk, governance and assurance frameworks for fed gov departments/agencies from scratch 
  • Led teams through program and project implementation changes
  • Experience leading and facilitating workshops and working groups 
Our Assesment:

Intelligent, professional and highly capable individual. HorizonOne hasvereceived strong feedback on this candidate's performance in previous contracts. Will bring experience and expertise to a contract role focused on program/project implementation, governance, risk management or business continuity.  

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
8490

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Corporate Governance and Risk Manager

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
6960

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Governance & Assurance Advisor

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

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
48367

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Risk & Financial Analyst

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
45881

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Governance Officer

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

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

Reference #:
51126

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Fraud Compliance & Security


EL1 Security Policy Strategist

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

Rate / Salary:
$116/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Positive Vetting

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

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

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

Reference #:
51708

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Principal Investigator

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

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
51124

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Fraud and Corruption Investigations Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
46973

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS5/6 Fraud & Security Officer

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
2887

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Human Resources

HR Generalists


Director Human Resources

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

Rate / Salary:
$185/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

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

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

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

Reference #:
35818

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

HR Generalist

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

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
55895

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

HR Manager

An agile and outcome-focused HR leader with the communication and influencing skills to build organisational capability, high performing teams and deliver commercial, people, and performance outcomes. Innovative and commercially driven, with 15+ years’ experience achieving measurable people, corporate services and business performance outcomes both locally and internationally including a sound track record as an empowering HR leader.

Rate / Salary:
$100/hr + GST or $120K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Proven expertise across all key HR functions including organisational development, recruitment, and selection, remuneration and benefits, employee relations, industrial relations, governance, compliance, and reporting.
  • Exceptional relationship management/stakeholder engagement skills
  • Strong experience in both strategic and operational HR activities 
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview, she has strong communication skills with the ability to lead and influence people at all levels. They are highly motivated and takes pride in their work. This candidate is a high performer and is extremely knowledgeable 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
39378

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Human Resource Manager

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

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

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

Reference #:
45206

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

HR Business Partner

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

Rate / Salary:
$160K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
44641

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

HR Business Partner

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

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
30976

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Senior HR / Change Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Government contracts or consulting firms
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
47608

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Human Resources Manager - Private Sector

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

Rate / Salary:
$130K + Super

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
7107

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Organisational & HR Change Manager

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

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

Rate / Salary:
$150/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
47671

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 HR Generalist

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

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

Reference #:
54144

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 HR Generalist / Workforce Planner

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

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

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

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

Reference #:
31498

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 HR Generalist

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

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
10648

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 HR Generalist

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

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
52450

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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HR Strategy


HR Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$200K inc Super

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
55311

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Senior HR / Change Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Government contracts or consulting firms
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
47608

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Learning & Development


APS6 / EL1 Learning & 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 & 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

APS6/EL1 Learning & Development Officer

A highly skilled IT training professional with over 15 years of experience within the public sector. During this time they have specialised in the development and facilitation of training in all forms including individual and one on one, seminars, information sessions, train the trainer, eLearning and training videos (webinars).

Rate / Salary:
$95/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft applications and eLearning systems
  • Instructional design and working knowledge of WCAG2.0 and inclusion principles
  • Experience in creating user guides and quick reference guides
  • Experience in creating training needs analysis and reports
  • Strong communication skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview, they are personal and have experience training people from a diverse range of backgrounds including people with disabilities. They have the ability to manage several training programs simultaneously and would be an asset to the team. I would highly recommend interviewing.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
42228

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Learning & Development Manager

This candidate is a self-assured and persuasive person capable of using influencing skills to gain the confidence and respect of others. With a background in teaching and over 25 years of experience, they have a passion for L&D. They have gained strong experience in developing training requirements aligned to business needs.

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr + GST or $100K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Trained over 5000 individual clients in personal efficiency techniques, from APS4 to SES level in more than 10 major public sector agencies
  • Managed and supported of all company facilitators
  • Provided a flexible and agile learning approach to ensure that multiple working styles and different work environments were accommodated
  • Developed successful behaviour support programs
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a supportive and collaborative team player, with proven results in mentoring and coaching others in performance management, problem-solving, negotiating, and strategic thinking. They are task-oriented and with demonstrated ability to work autonomously. They possess the ability to balance work requirements among different entities or individuals.

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

Reference #:
53662

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


APS6 Work Health & Safety Officer

This candidate has 5 years of experience as a WHS Advisor where they have gained strong experience in providing advice on work health safety legislation, policies, procedures, and guidelines. They have a high-level understanding of risk management, injury prevention, and rehabilitation, employee engagement and health and wellbeing.

Rate / Salary:
$85K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Contributes to strategic planning, program and project management
  • Effective communication with stakeholders
  • Implements work health safety programs and initiatives
  • Research and analyses of data to identify and resolve WHS risks
  • Contributes to a positive team environment
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, policies, and procedures
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview with a passion for WHS especially rehab case management. They are very knowledgeable and are a good communicator and confident in their abilities.

This candidate is ideally looking for an S26 transfer where they can further develop their skills and experience. 

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
57488

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Senior WHS & 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

APS6/EL1 Rehabilitation Case Manager

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

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
29270

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Payroll


APS5 Payroll Officer

This candidate has two years' experience with payroll where they have gained experience in all aspects of the payroll function utilising SAP including maintaining all personnel process including leave, allowances, increments, commencements, cessations, transfers, secondments, contract extensions, overtime, and superannuation.

Rate / Salary:
$70/hr or $85K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • High attention to detail; strong stakeholder engagement
  • Ability to interpret legislation and apply as required
  • Positive team member with a happy disposition and willingness to learn
  • Understanding of payroll processes and concepts
  • Strong oral and written communication
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview and is personable. They have strong attention to detail and are happy to take on short or long term contracts. They are very eager to learn and further develop their skills and experience. They would be able to contribute effectively within the team and are available for immediate interview and start

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
57065

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Payroll / HR Officer (NV1)

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

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

Reference #:
55581

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Aurion Consultant

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

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Negotiable

Reference #:
44258

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Human Resources Manager - Private Sector

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

Rate / Salary:
$130K + Super

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
7107

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Payroll Officer

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

Rate / Salary:
$85K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 transfer
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
47518

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Payroll Officer (Part time)

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

Rate / Salary:
$80K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
54817

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Independent Consultants (Executive Level)

Independent Consultants (Executive Level)


Communications Manager - Media and Journalism

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

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
55374

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

Independent Consultant - COO/CFO services

CPA/Prince2 qualified consultant professional with 20+ year's experience consulting to the Federal Government including through the Big 4. They are adaptable, proactive, and exceptionally strong at building relationships through consistent delivery of results. 

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Consulting contracts > 6 months; SESB1 opportunities
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
29509

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Executive - Risk, Security & ICT Transformation

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


Rate / Salary:
$200/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanet
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
34245

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 and Above - Strategic & Reform Focused

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

Rate / Salary:
$205+/hr + GST

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

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

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

Reference #:
55339

H1R Consultant:
Georgia Johnston on (02) 6108 4878

EL1/2 Policy & Aid Specialist

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

Rate / Salary:
$115K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

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

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

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

Reference #:
52115

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878


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Marketing, PR and Communications

Marketing, PR and Communications


APS6 Communications Officer

This candidate has a wealth of experience in the APS and private sector in communications and marketing roles. They have worked in the regulatory area of a large government agency where they have been responsible for developing and publishing a wide range of communications materials for a range of complex stakeholder groups.

They have also assisted with event management and content creation for both electronic and print publications. Previous experience includes developing a marketing strategy to increase revenue for a private organisation and managing a range of communications and marketing materials to support the organisation’s growth.

Rate / Salary:
$100/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong communication, liaison, negotiation skills with the ability to build relationships with a diverse range of people
  • Strong experience in digital marketing management including management of multiple social media channels
  • Demonstrated experience writing website content
Our Assesment:

This candidate has successfully completed previous positions on behalf of HorizonOne where we have obtained very positive feedback. They have a great personality and strong communication skills, they would be highly suited to a content writer position and would be able to draw on their skills and experience to be successful.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
26282

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Communications Officer

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

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

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

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

I highly recommend interviewing this candidate.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
33959

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Communications Officer

This candidate has a double degree in Law and Arts (Media and Communications). They started their career volunteering as a Social Media Coordinator / Manager where they have strong experience in developing content for online publication. 

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

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Previous experience in developing strategic campaigns
  • Experience in developing, implementing and managing communication strategies and plans
  • Previous experience managing staff
Our Assesment:

This candidate has an outgoing and easily likeable personality. They present very well and have a strong passion for communications. This candidate has previously contracted with us and we've received outstanding feedback. With this candidate's experience in communications, events and campaigns they would be highly suitable at the APS6 level.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
46287

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Communications Manager

A marketing and communications professional experienced in marketing, communication, media, and issues management, with a particular interest in strategy development, social marketing, behavioural economics, and writing.

They have managed a number of public sector communication and campaign teams and delivered a range of evidence-based and innovative communication campaigns, and media and public relations projects, to change behaviour, benefit communities, and help achieve organisational outcomes.

Rate / Salary:
$155/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • High-level marketing, communication, and media expertise, particularly in a campaign context
  • Strategic, creative communication advice provision for policy and service delivery projects
  • Content development, writing and editing
  • Media management and public relations, including issues management
  • Ministerial and Parliamentary liaison
  • Senior management and leadership and large-scale project management
  • Exceptional written, interpersonal and engagement skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview and is a confident, outgoing candidate. They come across as a high performer with the ability to develop a strong rapport with staff and stakeholders. They enjoy a challenging and fast-paced environment where they can make an impact, delivering innovative and strategic projects to align with business objectives. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
47969

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Communications Manager

This candidate is a senior leader with strong leadership skills, having managed complex programs within Australian Government agencies and international NGOs. They have an affinity for relationship and team building in crises and complex environments.

Rate / Salary:
$150/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience managing complex humanitarian projects overseas
  • Can readily understand the context and operational priorities and advise Senior Executive levels as well as engage with people at all levels
  • Bachelor of International Relations (Hons) 
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a professional and down to earth individual that has a great deal of compassion and a sense of social justice as well as a caring attitude towards others, demonstrated by their humanitarian work. They are pragmatic and results-driven. They are available for an immediate interview and start.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
3681

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Marcomms Manager

A highly experienced practitioner with 10+ years’ experience at the executive level and above across a breadth of different departments and initiatives. During this time, they have represented government departments at high level meetings including internationally.

Rate / Salary:
$130 - $140/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Master of Public Policy with Distinction
  • 15 years’ experience in the public service
  • Interrogate data to identify trends and issues in complaints and develop communication resources to inform stakeholders of findings
  • Manage external website including moderation of comments and posts
  • Experience leading the development of strategic policies and legislative change processes within a range of different Commonwealth departments
  • Experience leading sections and branches within policy, program and regulatory areas
  • Highly developed stakeholder liaison and negotiation skills
Our Assesment:

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
52749

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Highly Skilled National Security & Communications Professional

This candidate is an Australian national security professional, with more than 20 years combined experience in various fields of expertise, including 14 years working with Department of Defence and 5 years with the Australian Civil Military Centre.

Rate / Salary:
$133/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Subject matter expert in military/interagency exercise management, stakeholder engagement and crisis management/preparedness
  • Master of Strategy and Policy, and Master of Defence Studies
  • Highly polished experience in policy, operations planning and interagency coordination
Our Assesment:

At interview, this candidate presents as very intelligent and reliable communications and national security professional, with their academic achievements illustrating their wealth of experience and breadth of knowledge extremely well.

This candidate would be an easy fit for opportunities with complex management requirements and in-depth knowledge of Australian national security and Defence communication requirements. I have no hesitation in encouraging you to interview this candidate for their next opportunity, either in person or by video conference.

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

Reference #:
42284

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

Marketing and Business Development in One

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

Rate / Salary:
$130K + Super

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

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

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

Reference #:
47182

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Communications & Marketing Professional

This candidate is an experienced professional with more than 10 years of management experience, specialising in change management within the private and public sector. They have recently completed an intensive 18 month non-ongoing contract with IP Australia and are now available for their next opportunity.

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong leadership and change management skills across large teams (30+ staff)
  • Demonstrated high-level financial management and business growth skills
  • High level consulting and stakeholder communication skills
  • Bachelor of Applied Psychology – Major in Marketing 
Our Assesment:

At interview, this candidate presented as a result-driven marketing professional with considerable background experience in people, brand, and project management. Their notable strengths resound in high-level responsibilities and management; with these assertions being backed up with thorough reference checking.

This candidate is a strong leader and their experience working at such a high level with IP Australia demonstrates their ability to transition further into the APS with the addition of an AGSVA security clearance in their next opportunity.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
30450

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

Talented Communications and Media Professional

This candidate is a motivated professional and skilled communicator with a strong passion for the news and media industry, supported by experience in the field of marketing. They have professional experience across the public and private sectors spanning more than 6 years.

Rate / Salary:
$92/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Australian Citizen, able to obtain

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong communications strategy and development skills
  • Highly developed writing for script, speech writing and policy
  • High level stakeholder engagement up to Ministerial level
  • Strong events, project and staff management skills
Our Assesment:

At interview, this candidate presents incredibly well and is very engaging when speaking about their experience and desire to continue contributing their skills within the communications and media field. This candidate commands great respect from their team and their can-do attitude was noted by references as remarkably contagious and motivating at all levels.

This candidate is a skilled communicator and their involvement within the public service, coupled with experience in the private sector has made them a rounded and well-informed candidate with a lot to give to future employers. I have no hesitation in recommending this candidate for an interview, in person, or via video conference.

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

Reference #:
748

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

Tenacious Communications & Marketing Professional

This candidate is an experienced and enthusiastic communications and marketing professional with an impressive cross Asia-Pacific work history which has developed a large set of highly desirable skills and outside of the box mindset in their approach to work. 

Rate / Salary:
$84/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Highly developed social media management and stakeholder communications skills
  • Strong procedural and technical writing skills
  • Developed project management skills
  • Experienced web development and management
Our Assesment:

At interview, this candidate is a very polished and intelligent communications professional with a very well-developed sense of intuition for problem-solving and social media strategy. This candidate has great energy and when speaking to their references, they agreed this candidate's tenacity brings the best out of the teams they work with.

This candidate has a very complementary set of skills and experience across a diverse collection of employers. Their experience working for large Commonwealth agencies and broader world experience through South-East Asia delivers a unique and informed persona for their next employer. I encourage you to meet with them in person or via video conference for an interview.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
57366

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

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

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

Rate / Salary:
$115/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
55753

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

Communications Consultant - Media and Journalism

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

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
55374

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

Communications Director

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

Rate / Salary:
$130K + Super

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

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

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

Reference #:
30553

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Communications & Marketing Manager

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

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
55135

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Communications / Content Writer

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

Rate / Salary:
$115/hr + GST

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

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

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

Reference #:
49482

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Communications Manager

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

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
2193

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Strategic Communications Manager

An exceptionally strong communications professional with 20 years’ experience. Has a background in both the commercial sector and public service where they have been involved in high profile projects.

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience in developing and managing website design and content
  • Experience working on large high profile projects
  • High level of organisational skills and ability to multi-task – used to working in a very fast-paced and pressured environment
  • Experience in development and presentation of detailed communications strategies
Our Assesment:

A high performing, strategic Communications Manager, who is very passionate about communications and is extremely knowledgeable. Articulate and influential in their approach, someone who can draw on their experiences working in a fast-changing and dynamic work environment.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
47279

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 & Communications Specialist (NV1)

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

Rate / Salary:
$90K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 transfer
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
38278

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Communications Officer

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

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
54591

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Communications Officer

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

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
44544

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Publications


Senior Technical & Professional Writer

This candidate is a Senior Technical Writer and Documentation Specialist with experience working across a diverse number of industries within the public and private sectors, spanning more than 25 years.

Rate / Salary:
$145/ph + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 10 years’ experience as a Senior Technical Writer in leadership roles
  • Subject matter expert in technical writing for policy, procedure, and more
  • Strong user research and reporting skills
  • Published best-selling non-fiction and accomplished fiction series author  
Our Assesment:

At interview, this candidate provides fantastic insight and clarity when mapping out their experience. They created a strong understanding of their skills and illustrated concisely what they can bring to an employer. This candidate is a highly polished communications professional with a very desirable and versatile set of skills. This candidate will not remain available for long as this skill set is highly transferable and sought after therefore, I would strongly encourage you to meet with them to discuss your department’s needs and how to best utilise their expertise.

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

Reference #:
57250

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878


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Events


APS6/EL1 Event Manager

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

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
53693

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Talented Communications and Media Professional

This candidate is a motivated professional and skilled communicator with a strong passion for the news and media industry, supported by experience in the field of marketing. They have professional experience across the public and private sectors spanning more than 6 years.

Rate / Salary:
$92/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong communications strategy and development skills
  • Highly developed writing for script, speech writing and policy
  • High level stakeholder engagement up to Ministerial level
  • Strong events, project and staff management skills
Our Assesment:

At interview, this candidate presents incredibly well and is very engaging when speaking about their experience and desire to continue contributing their skills within the communications and media field. This candidate commands great respect from their team and their can-do attitude was noted by references as remarkably contagious and motivating at all levels.

This candidate is a skilled communicator and their involvement within the public service, coupled with experience in the private sector has made them a rounded and well-informed candidate with a lot to give to future employers. I have no hesitation in recommending this candidate for an interview, in person, or via video conference.

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

Reference #:
748

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878


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Graphic Design


Multi-talented Digital Marketing Specialist

This candidate is a motivated self-starter, working as a freelance graphic designer and social media manager, with past experience in public sector contracting for Defence and PM&C. This candidate is looking to work with large government clients to help support their business and contribute their skills to the public sector's rapidly changing needs in the wake of COVID-19.

Rate / Salary:
$98/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Commerce – University Canberra 2013
  • Certificate IV Graphic Design – advanced Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Advanced creative problem solving and publishing experience
Our Assesment:

At interview, this candidate presented as an enthusiastic professional who was very driven to deliver their skills through a range of services and activities. Their portfolio of work points to a highly polished and creative approach to projects while keeping in line with the frameworks and requirements of the clients they're contracted to.  

This candidate is a dedicated Digital Marketing Specialist who can fit into a range of roles and deliver high-quality work and creative responses to problems.

Opportunities Seeking:
Short to mid-term contracts
Availability:
1 week's notice

Reference #:
56419

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878


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Media / Public Relations


Multi-talented Communications and Policy Specialist

This candidate is an experienced communications and policy professional with diverse background experience in the public, private and NFP sectors, coupled with an extensive list of education credentials.

Rate / Salary:
$112/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 5 years’ experience as Public Affairs Officer with the Department of Immigration
  • Experienced inter-state liaison between federal and state interests
  • Highly developed policy and communications strategy experience
  • Strong team player and stakeholder engagement
Our Assesment:

This candidate has an impressive background built on a desire to support their interests and champion change in the community. At interview, this candidate was very personable and held a high level of enthusiasm for opportunities that allow them to flex all of their “communications muscles” while making a positive contribution.

This candidate is a high performer within their field and has a well-rounded skill set because of their experience working across many different sectors. They would make a valuable addition to a small to medium sized team, especially where they can use their skills to influence stakeholders.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
56528

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

Talented Communications and Media Professional

This candidate is a motivated professional and skilled communicator with a strong passion for the news and media industry, supported by experience in the field of marketing. They have professional experience across the public and private sectors spanning more than 6 years.

Rate / Salary:
$92/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong communications strategy and development skills
  • Highly developed writing for script, speech writing and policy
  • High level stakeholder engagement up to Ministerial level
  • Strong events, project and staff management skills
Our Assesment:

At interview, this candidate presents incredibly well and is very engaging when speaking about their experience and desire to continue contributing their skills within the communications and media field. This candidate commands great respect from their team and their can-do attitude was noted by references as remarkably contagious and motivating at all levels.

This candidate is a skilled communicator and their involvement within the public service, coupled with experience in the private sector has made them a rounded and well-informed candidate with a lot to give to future employers. I have no hesitation in recommending this candidate for an interview, in person, or via video conference.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
748

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

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

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

Rate / Salary:
$115.45/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
55753

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878


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Not For Profit/ Community Services

Executives & Consultants


COO / CFO

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

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or interim Executive
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
31450

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878


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Not For Profit/ Community Services


Communications Director

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

Rate / Salary:
$120K + Super

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

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

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

Reference #:
30553

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Policy and Program Management

APS Policy


APS6 Policy Officer - Market Specialist

A commodity markets professional with extensive knowledge and experience within wholesale water, electricity and gas markets. 3 years’ contracting experience in federal government and a background working in the private sector for 10 years in energy market analysis. 

Rate / Salary:
$88/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Broad background and understanding of trading, market bodies and governance arrangements
  • Strong skills in strategic policy development and implementation
  • Experience coordinating policy responses with internal stakeholders, state government and external market bodies
  • Experience preparing meeting briefs, discussion papers, ministerial submissions, cabinet submissions and correspondence
  • Highly developed stakeholder engagement and negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills
Our Assesment:

Technical candidate with in-depth knowledge of the energy market. Professional attitude and a strong work ethic. 

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

Reference #:
49045

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Policy & Program Manager

Experienced APS officer with 16 years at the EL1 level and substantial periods acting at the EL2 level. Experience working in varied policy and program areas including health, international relations and aid and social security. Represented Australia overseas on an international posting in the Pacific and has supervised staff in remote locations.

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Highly developed policy skills with experience preparing high level briefs, ministerial submissions and cabinet documents drawing on relevant legislation
  • Extensive experience in liaison, negotiation and stakeholder management in politically sensitive areas
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills including the ability to conduct both qualitative and quantitative research
  • Highly developed coordination skills with experience providing secretariat support to COAG working groups
Our Assesment:

Intelligent candidate with a breadth of experience in the public service. Operates efficiently in highly politically sensitive environments.

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

Reference #:
57400

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Science Policy Specialist

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

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
55741

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Social Sector Policy Specialist

An experienced contractor with specialist skills and knowledge in the areas of health, mental health, indigenous affairs, education and social services. Has led federal government and not for profit teams through policy development and analysis, program design and delivery, project management and stakeholder engagement processes. 

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Highly developed policy skills with experience preparing high level briefs, ministerial correspondence, media enquiries, cabinet submissions
  • Proven ability to manage end-to-end projects from planning through to execution under time pressure
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and identify opportunities and trends
  • Development of project documentation; project scoping documents, implementation plans, implementation schedules, risk matrices and resource management plans
Our Assesment:

A motivated, flexible and committed contractor that will add value quickly in a social sector program or policy team. 

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

Reference #:
57510

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Strategic Policy Manager - PV cleared

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

Rate / Salary:
$105K + Super

Security Clearance:
Positive Vetting

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
55878

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1/2 Policy and Aid Specialist

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

Rate / Salary:
$115K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

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

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

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

Reference #:
52115

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Policy Specialist

15 years' experience in federal government specialising in international policy, national security, strategy, corporate governance and public affairs. Strengths include strategic policy and analysis, managing complex projects and managing international relationships and negotiations. 

Rate / Salary:
$125/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience managing large government teams across multiple countries
  • Highly capable of balancing BAU work with implementing strategic initiatives
  • Experience working directly to high level government decision makers on a range of high profile and time critical issues
  • Handles complex and sensitive matters with professionalism and discretion
Our Assesment:

Highly professional and intelligent candidate. Suited to leading government teams through complex, high profile and sensitive policy initiatives. 

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

Reference #:
52853

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Energy Policy Specialist

20+ years’ experience working in energy efficiency and renewables in Australia and South-East Asia. Consultancy experience spans government, industry bodies, not for profits and private businesses. Recently returned from working in Cambodia and looking to establish themselves in Canberra.

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Economics & Bachelor of Engineering (Systems)
  • Experience consulting into state government on energy initiatives
  • Extensive energy sector knowledge on both a national and international scale
  • Pragmatic knowledge of commercial and industry pressures in the energy sector
  • Strong ability to interpret strategic policy documents and determine implications for industry
  • Highly developed report writing skills – writes clearly, succinctly and turns complex information into formats that are easy to understand
Our Assesment:

Highly intelligent and professional candidate passionate about contributing to and improving Australia’s energy initiatives in the future. Won't last in the Canberra market for long.

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
57283

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

High Performing Policy Advisor

8 years’ experience advising federal ministers on policy initiatives in the agriculture, infrastructure and regional development sectors. Extensive experience working in politically charged and highly sensitive government environments. Directly involved in getting a number of policy initiatives and legislative changes through government.

Rate / Salary:
$125/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Politics and Sociology – Social Policy)
  • Experience preparing question time briefs, speeches, cabinet submissions and briefing reports
  • Strong flexibility demonstrated in balancing the ministers’ office and department’s objectives
  • Experience leading negotiations with key stakeholders, parliamentary cross-bench and opposition on legislation
Our Assesment:

Intelligent and resilient candidate with highly developed communication skills. Will bring political nous and versatility to a policy role in federal government.

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
57286

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Policy / Program Director - Section 26 Transfer

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

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
55720

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Policy & Program Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
45188

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

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

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

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

Rate / Salary:
$70/hr +GST