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Accounting and Finance

Senior Management Level (EL2 and above)


Chief Finance Officer/Deputy CFO

Experienced CPA with extensive smaller agency CFO experience and solid medium-sized agency experience at the super EL2 level.  Seeking promotion to Band 1 level or a super EL2 in a larger agency with a strong opportunity for promotion. 

Rate / Salary:
Super EL2 / SES1

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong technical skill set with expertise in financial governance, financial systems, performance reporting
  • Strong experience leading specialist teams of accounting professionals
  • Strong experience maximising benefit from shared services arrangements and managing their governance, developing MOU’s
  • Highly organised, good project management competency.
  • Strong writing competency
Our Assesment:

Driven, outcomes focussed character with strong drive and high intelligence. who tackles challenges head-on. Instils a similar drive and improvements focus in their teams.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
30942

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

COO / Business Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$180K + Super

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

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

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

Reference #:
10065

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

SESB1 CFO

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

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

Rate / Salary:
SESB1

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 2

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

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

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

Reference #:
28315

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Director, Financial Accounting

This very experienced CPA has a strong background in both central and service delivery agencies predominantly leading teams of technical financial accounting professionals of up to 20. 

Well suited to medium to large agency financial accounting lead role where the team require technical mentoring and guidance to develop to the next level. 

Rate / Salary:
High EL2 salary

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

A very safe pair of hands at the EL2 level in financial accounting. 

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

Reference #:
42207

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Commercial Financial Controller / CFO

This experienced CPA has an extensive commercial background interstate with high profile, large listed companies and medium-sized commercial businesses.  Having moved to Canberra for a tree change, they are seeking a new challenge in a commercial or NFP environment and are happy to not work at the top of the food chain. Strong exposure to media, construction and property and technology companies. 

There would be very few FC's/CFO's in our region with experience credentials as strong as this. 

Rate / Salary:
$120 - $180K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Very strong commercial financial control experience in large, complex organisations leading large teams
  • Strong technical accountant with strong systems savvy
  • Enjoys leading small, specialist teams
  • Solid CFO strategy experience including extensive transactions and sourcing bank funding experience
Our Assesment:

This candidate has been in high profile roles and is now seeking an interesting, smaller organisation with commercial challenges.  Equally as interested in NFP or commercial. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or long term contracts; Commercial or NFP sector
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
47444

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878


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Management Level EL1


Senior Financial / Management Accountant

This CA qualified accountant has 10 years’ experience consulting and contracting to the APS in a broad range of roles. They have strong technical capabilities with financial statements, internal budgeting, costing, reporting development and strong recent experience with SAP, TM1, and TechOne. 

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Internal Budgets, Financial Statements, Costing & Pricing
  • Strong SAP, TM1 and TechnologyOne, Intermediate Excel
  • First class communication and engagement skills
  • Financial viability assessments
  • Government procurement
Our Assesment:

A warm, engaging and committed character, they are one of our favourite contractors of the past 5 years.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
1 week

Reference #:
29925

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Finance / Business Manager

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

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

Rate / Salary:
$110K + Super

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

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

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

Reference #:
14117

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Management Accountant

Experienced Government Management Accountant. 10yrs+ experience working with internal budgets and divisional accounting for large and smaller federal Government agencies. Seeking opportunities for permanent transfer. 

Rate / Salary:
$120K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • CPA Qualified Accountant
  • Internal Budget Management
  • Financial Statements
  • Finance Business Partnering
  • Certificate in Government Procurement and Contracting
  • Advanced Excel, TM1, XLOne Reporting, TechnologyOne
Our Assesment:

This candidate has demonstrated resilience and determination in some pretty tough roles to deliver strong results. Referee's highly recommend the ability to work autonomously, meet deadlines, deliver accurate work and bring teams together. They are currently employed with the APS but open to strong opportunities to step sideways or potentially towards EL2 in future. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer (APS)
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
10500

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

Finance Manager / Finance Business Partner

Very experienced CPA/CA with extensive Finance Manager experience.  Relocated to Canberra and looking to transition to a career in Government.  Considering roles at the EL1 Level though has the capabilities of an EL2.

Rate / Salary:
$98/hr

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Big4 trained Accountant with financial and management accounting experience
  • Strong budgets / forecasting / analysis
  • Good with TechOne and also SAP
  • 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 with extensive people contact and a good mix of technical and non-technical accounting / problem solving.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts up to 6 months
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
47451

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Financial Accountant

High performing, Big4 trained Accountant with 10yrs+ tax and financial reporting expertise looking for a transition away from public practice to a commercial or Government accounting role. 

Rate / Salary:
$100K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Qualified, Chartered Accountant and Financial Planner
  • 10yrs+ experience working with SME and large commercial business delivering tax and financial reporting services
  • Advanced spreadsheet skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents exceptionally well with a high level of technical skills and professionalism that you can expect from Big4 trained accountants. They are very good with tax and financial reporting related matters and are developing their leadership skills to take on front line people management. They will be well suited to a high performing business and accounting team where they can transition their skill set to a mainstream accounting role, and take on some leadership responsibilities for their own personal development. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or long term accounting roles in commercial business or government
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
46953

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878


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Accounts Processing/ Financial Operations


Accounts Officer

This candidate has recently relocated to Canberra and is seeking to start their career in government where they can transfer their existing skills.  They have gained 4 year's experience in tax and business services for small business.

Rate / Salary:
$65K + Super

Security Clearance:
None - Australian Citizen

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience with tax for SME's 
  • Experience with financial reporting
  • Progressing towards CA
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting 
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well, has good communication skills and friendly nature.  Hardworking and willing to learn, this candidate would suit a team environment where they are able to make a contribution.  

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or Contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
47562

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878


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Qualified Assistant Accountants/ Accountants (Up to APS6)


Management/Project Accountant

Very impressive Accounting professional with broad experience including financial reporting, project accounting and accounting systems implementation. This candidate has a strong track record of achievement in their chosen field. They are seeking an interesting role with less cyclical deadlines and more problem solving, but also manageable hours around a young family. 

Rate / Salary:
$90K + Super

Security Clearance:
None - Australian Citizen

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong technical skills in financial, management and project accounting 
  • Good stakeholder engagement and ability to build very good relationships  
  • Good experience with Oracle, TM1, and Excel 
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a likeable character who has common sense, a logical approach, and a strong work ethic.  From their references, they are described as someone who takes pride in their work, a team player and have strong time management skills. In our view, a high performer that will compliment and add value to any finance team. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or Long Term Contract
Availability:
4 weeks

Reference #:
47450

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Financial Accountant

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

Rate / Salary:
$90K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
46904

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Financial Accountant

An impressive "up and coming", degree qualified Accountant currently undertaking CPA with 3 years’ experience as a Senior Accountant in tax and business services.  Looking to transition into Government into a financial accounting role.

Rate / Salary:
$90K + Super

Security Clearance:
None - Australian Citizen

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Financial reporting, compliance, financial statements, tax compliance, management reports
  • Experienced with Bookkeeping & Payroll
  • MYOB, Xero, Quickbooks
Our Assesment:

A well-spoken, likeable individual with good interpersonal skills.  A candidate that should pick up the specifics of Government accounting quickly and will add value.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or longer term contracts
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
38992

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Junior Accountant - Tax or Commercial

Bright, up and coming CPA (halfway through) with 3 year's experience in a well-respected bookkeeping consultancy seeking transition to a well-respected Tax/Business Services firm or medium-large commercial organisation. 

Rate / Salary:
$60K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:

Very sound bookkeeping background with organisations up to $20 million turnover, with very strong SME systems implementation experience (Xero, MYOB, Quickbooks). 

Our Assesment:

Strong customer focus, good communication skills and a fast ability to learn quickly means this candidate is an excellent option at this level. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Tax firms of Commercial Companies
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
46317

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878


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Finance Officers


APS5/6 Finance Officer

An experienced Governance Finance Officer whose core skill set aligns with Treasury and Financial Operations, ready to take the next step into a role that has greater people contact. Very good interpersonal and communication skills; a sound administrator with a reputation for strong attention to detail.

Rate / Salary:
$75K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Certificate IV Financial Services
  • Strong TechOne / SAP / Intermediate Excel
  • CBMS Draw-downs and Bank Account Reconciliations
  • Appropriation reconciliations
  • Accounts receivable / Accounts payable
  • Staff supervision
Our Assesment:

We have received very strong, positive feedback regarding their work from all contract roles completed to date for HorizonOne.  This candidate would suit a finance business support role.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or longer term contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
7884

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Accounts Officer

This candidate has 5 years experience as an Accounts Officer dealing with in accounts payable/accounts receivable for SME's. Mature, and thoughtful approach with good communication skills.        

Rate / Salary:
$65K + Super

Security Clearance:
None - Australian Citizen

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • High level attention to detail
  • Experience in accounts payable/receivable 
  • Well developed communication skills 
  • Experience with debt recovery 
Our Assesment:

This candidate has lots of life experience and can easily relate to people from different backgrounds which they enjoy doing.  Speaking to their reference, they are willing to learn new skills and were reliable and loyal.   

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
46348

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878


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Administration and Office Support

Executive Assistants/ Personal Assistants


APS5 Executive Assistant

Highly accomplished EA with over 25 years’ experience working as an EA in both the private and public sector. 

Rate / Salary:
$75K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 20 + years’ experience as an EA
  • Highly professional with exceptional stakeholder engagement and communication
  • Very systems savvy – proficient with MS Office Suite
  • Interested in taking on project work and has worked in project areas previously
  • Significant APS EA experience, would ‘hit the ground running’ with minimal development and training
Our Assesment:

Highly mature and capable EA looking for their next challenge, coming to the end of their 12-month contract. Their experience makes them an immediate asset and they would require next to no training and support – someone that works very autonomously as a high performing EA. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracts (6 months +)
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
43277

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Executive Assistant

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

Rate / Salary:
$75K + Super

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Section 26 transfers
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
31409

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

APS4/5 Executive Assistant

Highly skilled and capable private sector EA looking to transition into the APS. This candidate has a fantastic work ethic, is highly capable and corporately presented. Snap them up in a long-term contract and be rewarded with top performance!

Rate / Salary:
$68/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Adept in providing comprehensive administrative support to senior level executives, with respect to daily business operations and various projects / initiatives
  • Broad administration experience encompassing booking appointments, preparation of business correspondence, reception tasks, database / record management, data entry and producing reports
  • Excellent organisational, administration and time management skills with demonstrated ability to work effectively in high pressured, demanding, fast paced and challenging environment
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a highly skilled executive assistant and administration professional with demonstrated skills across all facets of administration, ranging from general administrative duties through to providing comprehensive support to senior professionals. Corporately presented, hard working and ready for their next challenge, this candidate will bring immense value to the lucky Department who invests in their training and development. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracts (12 months +)
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
47364

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

APS4 Executive Assistant

APS EA with 8 + years experience coupled with an NV1! Immediately available and interested in short and long-term contracts. 

Rate / Salary:
$50/hr

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 8 + years’ experience as an EA
  • Extensive coordination experience including ministerial correspondence, questions on notice, briefings etc.
  • Strong communication and stakeholder engagement – understands EA functions and how to up manage as well as be proactive and pre-empt the needs of her SES
  • Confident communication style and is articulate and a strong communicator
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to prioritise and multi-task – has extensive experience managing diaries, calendars etc.
Our Assesment:

This is a steady and dependable EA who would offer longevity for the right manager. They like direct communication and clear direction and process but can work in busy and fast-paced environments.

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

Reference #:
47392

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878


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APS Specialist Roles

APS Program Management


Program Director / Benefits Realisation

Highly experienced and qualified Program Director / Service Delivery Manager with specific knowledge and training in enterprise benefits realisation and risk management.

Rate / Salary:
$125/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Completing MBA
  • Advanced Diploma Risk, Governance & Compliance
  • Benefits Realisation Masterclass
  • Prince2
  • Public service expertise to SES1 level in a range of organisatons
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a seasoned public servant with a strong track record of delivering quality outcomes across a range of different program's and projects. They have very good stakeholder engagement skills and can work with a high level of autonomy at a strategic level.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
42556

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Strategic Design /Organisational change specialist

High performing, driven and well-qualified policy and innovation design expert is looking for a new challenge at the Super EL2/SES1 level or in consulting.  With a uniquely strong background in this high demand space, they won't last long on the market. 

Well suited to setting up an internal design and chance "hub" in a large Department with considerable challenges to face in the next 2 years. 

Rate / Salary:
$180K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Policy Coordination and Implementation
  • Organisational Capability & Change Management
  • Leadership and Fostering Large Teams
  • Community Engagement
  • Portfolio, Program and Project Management
  • Stakeholder Engagement Partnerships
  • Executive Leadership & Team Growth
  • Digital Strategy and Transformation
  • Industry and private sector Engagement
  • Partnerships
  • Impact Measurement and Evaluation
  • User-Centred Design and Innovation
  • Digital Initiatives Design and Delivery
  • Evaluation and Outcomes Design
Our Assesment:

Polished professional with strong engagement capabilities and high drive, they are suited to an organisation looking to deliver lasting change.  

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or long term contract with view to perm
Availability:
2 - 4 week's notice

Reference #:
2347

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Director Level Workforce Planner with HR, Finance L&D and Audit background

An experienced practitioner in a range of areas within the Australian Public Service (APS) within Finance, Auditing, Learning and Development, HR, executive support and contract management. This experience is supported by studies in a Bachelor of Accounting and the completion of CPA, HBDI Trainer and a Level 2 Organisational Coaching.

Rate / Salary:
$95/hr +GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:

20 + years experience in managing workforce planning & development including:

  • Recruitment - advice and guidance, HR policies and procedures, workforce planning, learning and development, placement of graduates.
  • Compliance - strategic compliance plan, ad-hoc compliance activity, advise on compliance management.
  • Debt - debt recovery actions, manage repayment arrangements, write-off outstanding debts which are no longer recoverable.
  • Procurement - provide guidance and support in all procurement matters. 
Our Assesment:

A hard-working, enthusiastic and self-motivated candidate who thrives in challenging environments where she can display initiative and judgement. Capable of working autonomously and with other team members to achieve outcomes in tight time frames. This candidates skills, experience and qualifications make her a good candidate for a range of opportunities.

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

Reference #:
44133

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

APS5/6 Program Manager

Successful project and contract manager with over 7 years experience working with a peak body to deliver programs that support health in remote indigenous communities. 

Rate / Salary:
$70/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and representational skills – exceptional influencing and negotiation skills at CEO, board member, stakeholder, pharmacist and allied health professional levels, presenting to external stakeholders.
  • Consultative leadership – encouraging individuals and stakeholders to deliver, develop and improve performance.
  • Budget Analysis – reviewing complex figures/data, consolidating into projection and summaries for business use.
  • Driving operational improvements – focus on people, systems and resource management to achieve improvements including administration processes, financial reporting and increased performance.
  • Communication skills – strong ability to relate technical concepts and principles to management and staff, effectively negotiating, problem solving and influencing those audiences.
Our Assesment:

This candidate is well presented and professional and will add a significant amount of value in a program management environment. Passionate about social justice issues, this candidate would be well suited to health, education or community service based programs. Coming out of their organisation after 15 years due to redundancy resulting from a contract loss, this candidate is looking for their next challenge.  

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

Reference #:
47441

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878


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APS Project Officers/ Executive Officers


Senior Project Administrator

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

Rate / Salary:
$90K

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
31673

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Project Officer

This candidate is a project officer with 10+ project experience across government, private and the not for profit sectors.

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 10+ years APS experience in IT, Project Coordination and Project Management
  • Project Management + PRINCE2 Practitioner (AIM +Tanner James)
  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Our Assesment:

The candidate came across at interview as confident and bubbly. They like working on projects with clearly defined outcomes and hard deadlines. One of their referees describes project based roles as “The next step stone getting autonomy and ownership” They have a flexible skill set and are adaptable and able to pick things up quickly.

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

Reference #:
1812

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Change Managers

Organisational Change Managers


Change Manager

This business side change/project manager has a background in strategy implementation. After 8 years of leading business side change initiatives at the Executive Level they have recently been leading Programme Assurance and Governance

Rate / Salary:
$155/hr

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 8+ years leading change and project initiatives at the Executive level
  • Presented with Director’s Merit Award for leadership and efforts on implementing the Department's strategic plan and change management program
  • Strong at leading the people side of change
Our Assesment:

This friendly and engaging change facilitator rather than driver of change works best with clearly defined outcomes where they can use their people and change management skills to bring stakeholders together to implement change. Their referee describes them as "positive and likes to work on projects and retain relationships with stakeholders and clients. They are very people focused and liked collaborations and we needed someone who can provide a good service to the different line areas."

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

Reference #:
45838

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Organisational Change Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$145/hr

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
42281

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Governance, Risk & Assurance

Governance & Risk


Management Consultant

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

Rate / Salary:
POA

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

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

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

Reference #:
37529

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Risk & Governance Manager

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

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
32213

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

High Performing Governance and Risk Specialist available Short Term

A governance and risk specialist with a broad background working across a number of departments and agencies. This candidate as lead Corporate Services teams in Commonwealth Departments and consulted to the private sector.

Rate / Salary:
$92/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:

Managed large teams in the delivery of corporate governance and performance activities for large and diverse organisations. This candidate has developed and implemented corporate governance frameworks as well as integrated risk management into the corporate planning processes. She has managed a budget of up to $70 million and led teams of up to 40 staff.

Our Assesment:

An experienced and motivated person with proven leadership and management skills. This candidate has significant experience across a broad range of subject matter particularly in areas of contract management, project management change management and corporate governance. Professional in appearance and looking for a busy environment where she can add value over the course of a short term contract.

Opportunities Seeking:
Shorter terms contract between three to six months
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
47612

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878


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Human Resources

HR Generalists


Human Resources Director

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

Rate / Salary:
$185/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

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

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

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

Reference #:
35818

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6/EL1 HR Specialist

An exceptionally experienced HR Professional with extensive experience across the APS. With experience spanning across both strategic and operational HR, this candidate is sure to make an effective and positive contribution to key objectives and initiatives.

Rate / Salary:
$90 - $105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Current NV1 Security Clearance
  • Ability to analyse gaps and mitigate risk with ease
  • Extensive experience working with performance and capability review framework and development initiatives
  • Complex case management review experience
  • Career public servant with the ability to adapt quickly to new environments
Our Assesment:

With a passion for HR and people, this candidate is personable, empathetic and energetic in nature and is really looking to contribute to a team environment. They have the skills and expertise to make a valuable contribution to any team and will be able to add value by identifying and implementing improvements wherever possible. This candidate is sure to deliver on set targets and key outcomes with ease while ensuring best practice at all times. HorizonOne Recruitment highly recommend this candidate! 

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

Reference #:
2582

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS 6 / EL1 HR Manager

A well rounded HR professional with extensive experience in Employee Relations, Generalist HR, Legal and Compliance in large commercial organisations up to Director level in addition to 6 years within the APS. This candidate has excellent interpersonal skills, strong breadth of experience and comes across as a strong all-rounder. 

Recently moved back to Canberra from overseas and therefore is available immediately. 

Rate / Salary:
$70 - $90/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Personable and approachable demeanor with strong ability to effectively build relationships and work across people management
  • Solid HR skills with Strong HR generalist experience
  • Experienced in providing recommendations on policies and procedures, benefits, labor relations, and compliance
  • Personable and approachable demeanour with strong ability to effectively build relationships and work across people management
Our Assesment:

This candidate presented professionally and personable at interview. They were able to easily articulate their experience and strengths, identifying their desire to be in a position where they can make a difference. This candidate is committed to exceeding in any role and would make a valued contribution to any team

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

Reference #:
47377

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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HR Strategy


Director Level Workforce Planner with HR, Finance L&D and Audit background

An experienced practitioner in a range of areas within the Australian Public Service (APS) within Finance, Auditing, Learning and Development, HR, executive support and contract management. This experience is supported by studies in a Bachelor of Accounting and the completion of CPA, HBDI Trainer and a Level 2 Organisational Coaching.

Rate / Salary:
$95/hr +GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:

20 + years experience in managing workforce planning & development including:

  • Recruitment - advice and guidance, HR policies and procedures, workforce planning, learning and development, placement of graduates.
  • Compliance - strategic compliance plan, ad-hoc compliance activity, advise on compliance management.
  • Debt - debt recovery actions, manage repayment arrangements, write-off outstanding debts which are no longer recoverable.
  • Procurement - provide guidance and support in all procurement matters. 
Our Assesment:

A hard-working, enthusiastic and self-motivated candidate who thrives in challenging environments where she can display initiative and judgement. Capable of working autonomously and with other team members to achieve outcomes in tight time frames. This candidates skills, experience and qualifications make her a good candidate for a range of opportunities.

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

Reference #:
44133

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

APS6/EL1 HR Specialist

An exceptionally experienced HR Professional with extensive experience across the APS. With experience spanning across both strategic and operational HR, this candidate is sure to make an effective and positive contribution to key objectives and initiatives.

Rate / Salary:
$90 - $105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Current NV1 Security Clearance
  • Ability to analyse gaps and mitigate risk with ease
  • Extensive experience working with performance and capability review framework and development intiatives
  • Complex case management review experience
  • Career public servant with the ability to adapt quickly to new environments
  • Strategic mindset with sound ability to develop and implement effective HR strategies with ease
Our Assesment:

With a passion for HR and people, this candidate is personable, empathetic and energetic in nature and is really looking to contribute to a team environment.  They have the skills and expertise to make a valuable contribution to any team and will be able to add value by identifying and implementing improvements wherever possible.  This candidate is sure to deliver on set targets and key outcomes with ease while ensuring best practice at all times. HorizonOne Recruitment highly recommends this candidate! 

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

Reference #:
2582

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Learning & Development


APS6 / EL1 Learning and Development Specialist

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

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
47144

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Rehabilitation Case Manager

Our candidate has over 3 years’ experience in Rehabilitation case management with a strong understanding and injury management legislation, policies and procedures in line with APS business outcomes

Rate / Salary:
$85 -$90/hr

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Solid Counselling, Intervention & Case Management experience
  • Strong ability in managing complex and sensitive cases
  • Demonstrated experience in administering, evaluating and monitoring compliance with rehabilitation legislation, policies and procedures
Our Assesment:

This candidate has strong experience in Government who enjoys structure and organisation in their work. Self-starter, hard worker, personable with a strong passion for helping other members and the ability to deliver results

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

Reference #:
37438

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Work Health & Safety


APS 6 / EL1 Rehabilitation Case Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$95 - 100K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
29270

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Payroll


Payroll Officer

Qualified payroll professional with extensive APS experience with experience in all aspects in the payroll function including auditing

Rate / Salary:
$68 - $75/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong experience in Aurion
  • Experience in undertaking leave audits.
  • Processing and implementation of Salary sacrifice agreements
  • Ability to interpret legislation and apply as required
Our Assesment:

This candidate has strong attention to detail with a personable and approachable demeanour. They are process driven and have the ability to respond to tight deadlines and pressure. This candidate would be able to hit the ground running and be an effective part of the team

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

Reference #:
28813

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Independent Consultants (Executive Level)

Independent Consultants (Executive Level)


HR Consulting Specialist

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

Rate / Salary:
$185/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract, Non-ongoing (Super El2/SES1), Permanent Government
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
35818

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Management Consultant

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

Rate / Salary:
POA

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

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

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

Reference #:
37529

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

Management Consultant / Executive Director

Experienced and accomplished Management Consultant with a background in Governance & Risk, Emergency Management, and Learning & Development/Training in Defence/National Security/Armed forces.  Proven experience tackling business problems arising from complex operational environments.  A high performer who can lead a team to deliver innovative solutions and ensure results are achieved. 

Rate / Salary:
$180K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced Management Consulting at Principal Consultant level
  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience delivering L&D and training programs
  • Demonstrated experience solving complex operational issues, with the ability to manage stakeholders at all levels
  • Solid business developer/relationship maintainer
Our Assesment:

A candidate that presents as a competent, experienced consulting professional who loves a challenge. An outgoing, pragmatic individual who reads people well and will create a positive team atmosphere. Their best work will be done when they have the autonomy to get the job done.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent - Consulting firms or long term contracts, Program Management - L&D
Availability:
3-4 weeks notice

Reference #:
47649

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Program Director / Benefits Realisation

Highly experienced and qualified Program Director / Service Delivery Manager with specific knowledge and training in enterprise benefits realisation and risk management.

Rate / Salary:
$125/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Completing MBA
  • Advanced Diploma Risk, Governance & Compliance
  • Benefits Realisation Masterclass
  • Prince2
  • Public service expertise to SES1 level in a range of organisatons
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a seasoned public servant with a strong track record of delivering quality outcomes across a range of different program's and projects. They have very good stakeholder engagement skills and can work with a high level of autonomy at a strategic level.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
42556

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Former CIO– Senior ICT Management

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

Rate / Salary:
$140/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 2

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Long or Short term Contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
42687

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Executive Officer / Operations Manager

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

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

This candidate is exceptionally well presented, intelligent and is a strong communicator. I have personally worked with this candidate for a number of years and can say they are 

someone who is able to deliver outcomes on hard deadlines even under challenging conditions.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
4116

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Information Technology

Data Analysts


Senior Data Analyst (Visualizer)

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

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr +GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
42025

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Data Analyst

Highly skilled and very articulate data analyst who can easily explain non-technical concepts in plain English.

They have had consistent progression since entering the ABS in 2011.

They have applied their analytical skills to energy, international trade and investment. I believe their technical and communications skills would transfer easily to most data sets

Rate / Salary:
$80/hr

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Advanced in R, SAS, Power BI, Bloomberg Terminal. Intermediate in Python, VBA & SQL
  • Experienced in finding statistical solutions to challenging tasks. As shown in methodological advice to audit committees or review boards.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving with the ability to identify trends and assimilate the appropriate data to enable business decisions.
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents very well at interview.  They have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with experience communicating key insights to senior management.

This candidate has one of the stronger combinations of communication and technical skills I have seen recently.

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

Reference #:
38663

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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ICT Business Analysts


Business/Enterprise Analyst

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

Rate / Salary:
$145/hr

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
42281

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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ICT Change Managers


Change Manager

This business side change/project manager has a background in strategy implementation. After 8 years of leading business side change initiatives at the Executive Level they have recently been leading Programme Assurance and Governance

Rate / Salary:
$155/hr

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 8+ years leading change and project initiatives at the Executive level
  • Presented with Director’s Merit Award for leadership and efforts on implementing the Department's strategic plan and change management program
  • Strong at leading the people side of change
Our Assesment:

This friendly and engaging change facilitator rather than driver of change works best with clearly defined outcomes where they can use their people and change management skills to bring stakeholders together to implement change. Their referee describes them as "positive and likes to work on projects and retain relationships with stakeholders and clients. They are very people focused and liked collaborations and we needed someone who can provide a good service to the different line areas."

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

Reference #:
45838

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Program Directors/ Managers


Program Director

Program Director with a strong track record delivering results on challenging, problematic programs where generally they have required a performance turnaround.  They have had two stints as a CIO in agencies at the SES1 level.

Rate / Salary:
$225/hr

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive program delivery experience particularly on programs where logistics meets technology 
  • Strong project review experience including gateway reviews
Our Assesment:

In the interview, the candidate came across as immediately likeable and was able to communicate around complex programs and change openly and effectively.  They are at a stage of their career where they would prefer to be part of a team, build something and impart his knowledge on others

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent, long or short term contracts
Availability:
2 to 4 weeks

Reference #:
45330

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Management Consultant / Executive Director

Experienced and accomplished Management Consultant with a background in Governance & Risk, Emergency Management, and Learning & Development/Training in Defence/National Security/Armed forces.  Proven experience tackling business problems arising from complex operational environments.  A high performer who can lead a team to deliver innovative solutions and ensure results are achieved. 

Rate / Salary:
$180K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced Management Consulting at Principal Consultant level
  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience delivering L&D and training programs
  • Demonstrated experience solving complex operational issues, with the ability to manage stakeholders at all levels
  • Solid business developer/relationship maintainer
Our Assesment:

A candidate that presents as a competent, experienced consulting professional who loves a challenge. An outgoing, pragmatic individual who reads people well and will create a positive team atmosphere. Their best work will be done when they have the autonomy to get the job done.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent - Consulting firms or long term contracts, Program Management - L&D
Availability:
3-4 weeks notice

Reference #:
47649

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878


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Project Managers


ICT Project Manager

This proactive and assertive concept to execution Project Manager primed to leverage a 15+ year career chronicled by consistent achievements in driving competitive advantage and delivering unprecedented success for large, complex organisations. They have a proven track record of delivering large scale transformational process change, technology implementations, and construction and training projects

Rate / Salary:
$175/hr

Security Clearance:
NV1

Experience and Technical Skills:

Led system implementation of $10M project impacting 2000+ sites and 5000 end-users.

Reinvigorated disenfranchised and under-performing team members, breaking down communication barriers and transforming negative behaviour into positive.

Deftly handled project scope creep with Business Sponsor by influencing using data, evidence and insights.

Our Assesment:

Highly organised, applies project management sensibilities to execute market-leading improvements, helping organisations remain agile, competitive and achieve the highest levels of integrity. Tactfully navigates the social, environmental and political sensitivities and the ambiguities of complex hierarchical and bureaucratic environments.  Has managed teams of up to 400 and budgets up to $20m.

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

Reference #:
44933

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Project Officers


Senior Project Administrator

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

Rate / Salary:
$90K

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
31673

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Project Officer

This candidate is a project officer with 10+ project experience across government, private and the not for profit sectors.

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 10+ years APS experience in IT, Project Coordination and Project Management
  • Project Management + PRINCE2 Practitioner (AIM +Tanner James)
  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Our Assesment:

The candidate came across at interview as confident and bubbly. They like working on projects with clearly defined outcomes and hard deadlines. One of their referees describes project based roles as “The next step stone getting autonomy and ownership” They have a flexible skill set and are adaptable and able to pick things up quickly.

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

Reference #:
1812

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Marketing, PR and Communications

Marketing, PR and Communications


EL1 Learning and Development Specialist

An exceptionally strong Communications professional with 20 years’ experience with a background in both the commercial sector and public service, 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 who can draw on their experiences working in a fast-changing and dynamic work environment.  

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Available after 18/03/2019

Reference #:
47279

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Marketing and Business Development in One

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

Rate / Salary:
$130K

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

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

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

Reference #:
47182

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

Marketing and Social Media Officer

This candidate is a junior marketing and Social Media officer with strong skills in implementing marketing campaigns, writing content for blogs, social media and press releases.

Rate / Salary:
$60K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong skills in social media and writing content
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills
  • Experience in developing marketing strategies
  • Basic graphic design knowledge
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview, they come across friendly and confident in their abilities. This candidate has a strong passion and drive to succeed in marketing and communications. They are adaptable and eager to learn, this candidate is an upcoming junior who enjoys a role where they can make an impact and make a positive contribution to the team.

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

Reference #:
47480

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Not For Profit/ Community Services

Not For Profit/ Community Services


COO / Business Manager

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

Rate / Salary:
$180K + Super

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

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

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

Reference #:
10065

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878

Management Consultant

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

Rate / Salary:
POA

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

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

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

Reference #:
37529

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878

Finance / Business Manager

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

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

Rate / Salary:
$110K + Super

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

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

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

Reference #:
14117

H1R Consultant:
Simon Cox on (02) 6108 4878


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Procurement and Contract Management

Procurement and Contract Management


Program Director / Benefits Realisation

Highly experienced and qualified Program Director / Service Delivery Manager with specific knowledge and training in enterprise benefits realisation and risk management.

Rate / Salary:
$125/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Completing MBA
  • Advanced Diploma Risk, Governance & Compliance
  • Benefits Realisation Masterclass
  • Prince2
  • Public service expertise to SES1 level in a range of organisatons
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a seasoned public servant with a strong track record of delivering quality outcomes across a range of different program's and projects. They have very good stakeholder engagement skills and can work with a high level of autonomy at a strategic level.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
42556

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

APS6/EL1 Procurement Manager

This procurement manager with BIG 4 experience that has spent the last 9 years leading and providing project, policy, procurement and contract management support to State and Federal Government within the Estate Property, ICT, Logistics, Corporate Services and International Aid sectors.

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr

Security Clearance:
NV1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Conducted 63 end-end procurement process for State and Federal Government all leading to timely contract engagements.
  • Completion of 28 major Government event policy reviews, amendment and implementations within a 3 month period.
  • Completion of 2 major Federal Government procurement and contract management audits.
Our Assesment:

 A solid plug and play option for APS6/EL1 contracts and procurement positions with an NV1 clearance who is available IMMEDIATELY

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or Contract Opportunities
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
38365

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Project Management

Project Management


EL1 Project Manager / Change Manager

This candidate is a highly experienced professional with a wide range of experience within the public sector.  They have demonstrated experience working to raise service delivery and capability across large divisions and has a track record for success in this area. 

Rate / Salary:
$125/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 20+ years’ experience at EL2, A/SES1 
  • Understanding of how to appropriately manage performance and drive capability from within whilst effectively navigating internal politics.
  • Previous experience supporting SES Band 2 along with two SES Band 1 managers.
Our Assesment:

This candidate is confident, well-spoken and is eager to contribute to a team environment. They understand structure, chain of command and will do everything in her skills to make her direct and indirect supervisors look good.


They have a real good probity head and knows the process and the public service inside and out. Any audit that would come through would find nothing but positive from the projects they were involved in.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long or Short Term Contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
3976

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Sales/ Business Development

Sales/ Business Development


Business Development Director and General Manager with international experience

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

Rate / Salary:
$185K

Experience and Technical Skills:

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

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

Sean is a well presented, articulate, personable and confident candidate. He is a natural communicator, able to engage at executive level across a broad range of subject matter.

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

Reference #:
47228

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

Sell me this pen...

Sell me this pen... This candidate has a strong sales and business development background. Recently relocated to Canberra from Brisbane he brings a track record of career success and sales growth

Rate / Salary:
$130K

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong proficiency in recognising and matching customers’ needs and desires with products and services
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, manage, develop and encourage sales teams
Our Assesment:

Personable, charismatic and down to earth. This candidate as an excellent track record of growth across a number of commercial business internationally and interstate. Recently relocated to Canberra with his family he is looking for his next opportunity and available now.

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

Reference #:
47310

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878

Marketing and Business Development in One

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

Rate / Salary:
$130K

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

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

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

Reference #:
47182

H1R Consultant:
Andrew Batstone on (02) 6108 4878


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Scribe Services/ Recruitment Support

Scribe Services/ Recruitment Support


Specialist Shortlister / Senior Scribe

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

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Scribing and Campaigns
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
5126

H1R Consultant:
Lyndal Bennett on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Scribe / Panel Member / Minute Taker

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

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

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Scribing and Campaigns
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
6291

H1R Consultant:
Lyndal Bennett on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Scribe / Panellist

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

Rate / Salary:
$80 – 100/hr + GST

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Scribing work
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
25651

H1R Consultant:
Melissa Frazer on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Scribe / Panellist

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

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

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 1

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Scribing work
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
9539

H1R Consultant:
Melissa Frazer on (02) 6108 4878


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