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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

Financial Controller CFO

One of the leading commercial FC/CFO candidates in our region. With a strong technical background, they have blossomed in leadership roles and gained a broad variety of experience across large commercial organisations (property) and some government/semi-government exposure.

Rate / Salary:
$200K + super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong leadership and team-developing capabilities, builds teams of high performers
  • Exceptionally strong technically, complex financial statements (consolidated)
  • Strong communicator, very engaging
  • Solid strategic capabilities, strong commercial focus
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes with our strongest recommendation for a leader looking to build a high performing finance function. As strong as they get.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
30559

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


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Management Level EL1


EL1 Internal Budgets / Finance Business Partner

A CPA qualified accountant that has successfully transitioned from commercial into the APS and will be a strong EL1 in Internal Budgets or Divisional Financial Management.

Rate / Salary:
$115K + super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong management accounting/reporting experience and skills – including within and consulting into the APS
  • More recent experience in a large Agency including demonstrated examples of efficiency gains, automations and rebuilding Departmental budget models
  • Well developed operational / business partnering skills and competencies 
  • TechOne / Intermediate Excel / TM1
  • Able to lead a small team
Our Assesment:

An intelligent and outgoing accountant who impresses at interview with a happy and friendly personality and immaculate presentation.

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

Reference #:
43363

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Management Accountant

A well presented EL1 who has worked in high performing APS contexts for near 10 years with a background in large commercials. Strong on divisional financial management, internal budgets (with solid exposure to external budgets), property accounting, and broad business management roles.

Rate / Salary:
$130K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • CPA qualfied accountant
  • Intermediate Excel / SAP / TechOne
  • Strong internal budgets / costings / property accounting / divisional partnering
  • Strong interpersonal / communication skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate has worked in small and large agency contexts and will be best as a technical specialist in a large agency or in a broad financial management position in a smaller agency. Their referee describes a strong performer who works hard, produces high quality work, and enjoys complex problem solving.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
58065

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Management Accountant

CA qualified Accountant working for a large complex commercial organisation with a background in management accounting. Strong performer who will be a fast learner and will seek to add value and make tangible improvements. Keen to transition their career into the APS.

Rate / Salary:
$105K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Good management accounting, business partnering and financial accounting experience 
  • SAP / TM1 / intermediate Excel
  • Strong analytical skills / problem solving
  • Corporate presentation / well formed interpersonal skills
Our Assesment:

Presents very well at interview and with corporate polish. High performer who will be a strong contributor and highly valued by their team and stakeholders. Has a bright future ahead of them in the APS.

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

Reference #:
59605

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Management Accountant

A well presented, Big4 trained CA looking to move from consulting into the APS, ideally in an internal budgets or divisional partnering advisory role. Highly experienced in audit and more recent experience with Budgets in the APS.

Rate / Salary:
$105K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Big4 trained CA, strong experience in external and internal audit, risk, assurance, financial statements and budgets
  • Demonstrated examples of process improvement in AP / Payroll, particularly in federal government contexts
  • Engagement lead / strong interpersonal skills / staff management
  • SAP / intermediate Excel
Our Assesment:

A high quality candidate - good interpersonal skills, will be able to deal with stakeholders at all levels, and with a high performer mindset. Reliable, diligent, and will produce quality work.

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

Reference #:
53582

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Financial Analyst

CA qualified Accountant who started their career in Big 4 as a Graduate and moved up the ranks to Senior Associate. Recently returned from overseas after broadening their skills across multiple sectors in multinational companies in retail and professional services.

Rate / Salary:
$110K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • CA qualified, good technical skills
  • Good problem solving / analysis skills
  • SAP / Advanced excel / PowerBI
Our Assesment:

An easy-going, friendly personality with well-developed communication skills. Currently interstate, they are looking to move to Canberra and are wanting an interesting commercial opportunity where they are able to advise back to the business by creating insightful reporting.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
59077

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Management Accountant

CPA qualified Accountant with strong experience with large commercial organisations in the energy and manufacturing sector. Outcomes driven and someone who has good ethics and integrity.

Rate / Salary:
$135K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Over 10 years’ experience in management accounting including budget/forecasting, business reporting and analysis
  • Experience with system implementation (SAP)
  • Good communication and stakeholder engagement
Our Assesment:

Down to earth candidate who really enjoys analytical work, adding value back into the business and getting involved in projects.

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

Reference #:
58395

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Management Accountant

Strong government accountant with central agency expertise. This candidate has both financial and management accounting experience at the EL1 level and has always performed to a high standard. They are looking for a sea change to an EL1 finance business partnering / internal budgets role with a good team (s.26 transfer)

Rate / Salary:
$125K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Qualified CPA Accountant
  • Financial reporting, external / internal budgets
  • Leading small teams
  • CBMS / SAP / MS Excel
Our Assesment:

We have worked with this candidate over a number of years and know them to be a well-regarded employee in each of their roles/organisations to date. They are bright, technically astute and nice to work with. They will thrive in a supportive, well-structured team environment with a good mentor who will provide guidance for a pathway to the EL2 level.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks, pending S26 process

Reference #:
28554

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878


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Accounts Processing/ Financial Operations


APS4 Accounts Payable Officer (TechOne)

This candidate has a strong customer service background who is just shy of one years' experience in AP in government. Bright and bubbly personality with strong capability to learn and be a valuable asset in any team.

Rate / Salary:
$67/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong customer service background, good communication skills
  • Experience in accounts payable (monitoring finance inbox, processing invoices etc.)
  • Providing basic procurement support
Our Assesment:

Bubbly, positive and friendly personality that comes across as someone with a strong work ethic. Strong reference from current employer who indicated they were quick to learn, produced quality work with high attention to detail and is able to work autonomously with managers being offsite.

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

Reference #:
59149

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

APS4/5 Accounts Receivable Officer

Strong background in accounts receivable / debt management responsible for managing ledgers up to $7 million. Mature, down to earth personality and someone who takes a lot of pride in their work.

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong accounts receivable experience for large commercial organisations 
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills; good examples of having difficult conversations with empathy and tact 
  • Finance System: TechOne and Oracle 
Our Assesment:

This candidate has good interpersonal skills and builds rapport quickly. They demonstrated good problem solving skills and also the ability to take initiative to ensure outcomes are achieved.

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

Reference #:
55444

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878


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Qualified Assistant Accountants/ Accountants (Up to APS6)


APS5 Financial Accountant

A strong performing financial accountant who has transitioned from a busy NFP into a Commonwealth entity and now seeking to move into a larger federal agency or department.

Rate / Salary:
$80K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Financial accounting / taxation for a $30M business
  • Accruals / journals / reconciliations
  • Intermediate Excel / Attache / SAP concur expense and AP
  • Well formed interpersonal and communication skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents with corporate polish and professionalism. They will be a self-starter, enthusiastic and with a positive/can-do attitude.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts up to 6 months
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
60164

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

APS5/6 Tax Accountant

A polished, high performing commerce / law degree qualified tax consultant currently working in Big4 and keen to return to Canberra.

Rate / Salary:
$80K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • International and corporate tax consulting – compliance, acquisitions advisory, corporate tax returns – working with high profile ASX and international commercials
  • APS experience with risk analysis and tax governance / compliance
  • SAP / intermediate Excel
Our Assesment:

A bright, friendly, switched on professional who is up and coming talent. They are keen to build a career in the legal side of tax but possess useful skills and knowledge in tax and business advisory. Open to 6+ month contracts, will learn fast and adapt to type of work and organisation.

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

Reference #:
57602

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 External Budgets / Costings

An experienced federal government Accountant with 15+ years’ experience in various accounting and finance roles and with a preference for external budgets/costings.

Rate / Salary:
$87/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced across government finance with an expertise in external budgets and costings
  • PBS / PAES / CBMS / NPPs / Costings
  • SAP / TM1 / Advanced Excel (including Macros and VBA)
Our Assesment:

A good External Budgets / Costings accountant that we have previously placed and know to be a strong performer. Was at EL1 level for many years however took some time out to run their own business so will transition best as an APS6 however will offer EL1 level technical skills, experience and knowledge so very good value at their rate.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts up to 6 months
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
29415

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Finance Business Partner

A CA/CPA qualified accountant who commenced their career in management accounting in the APS before living overseas for a number of years working to EL1/2 level as an accounting consultant. They have recently returned to Canberra.

Rate / Salary:
$87/hrhr+ GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Budgets and financial modeling/large data sets
  • Helped build budgets up to $1BN and demonstrated examples of making multi-million $ savings
  • TechOne / Oracle / intermediate to advanced Excel (including macros)
  • Very strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to engage with stakeholders at all levels
Our Assesment:

A well-presented accountant that has corporate / consulting polish. They are articulate, considered and balanced in approach. They will offer very good value at the APS6 level as they assimilate back into the APS.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts up to 6 months
Availability:
1 week's notice

Reference #:
55234

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 their 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.

They would also be interested in exploring opportunities in management accounting.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
50377

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Financial Accountant (Mid-Tier Firm Trained)

This CPA qualified accountant has experience in large businesses, professional service firms and in a complex APS accounting environment. Currently working in budgets, they are keen to return back to financial reporting as this is the subject matter they really enjoy.

Rate / Salary:
$94K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 3+ years’ experience financial accounting/reporting including asset accounting in complex APS government department 
  • EOM, reconciliations, project accounting and CBMS actuals reporting
  • 2 years’ experience in mid-tier tax and business service firm
  • Systems: TechOne, SAP CBMS and intermediate Excel
Our Assesment:

During interview this candidate displayed friendly and open personality. They enjoy implementing process improvements / efficiency across both the finance teams and line areas. A previous direct supervisor attests to their strong technical accounting skills and a willingness to learn new things. They also valued their friendly, approachable demeanour and the impact it had on the team.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
33658

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

Financial Accountant

Degree qualified Accountant completing their CA. Experience has been focused in a medium-large commercial organisation in the construction industry. They have a bright and bubbly personality.

Rate / Salary:
$90K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Responsible for monthly reporting including assisting the CFO to establish processes 
  • Good base technical skills that are continuing to develop 
  • Very good interpersonal skills 
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well, is articulate and comes across as someone who is intelligent. They demonstrate good self-awareness and would thrive in a role where there is a good mentor that would provide them with challenges and coaching.

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

Reference #:
57492

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

Financial Accountant (Big4 Background)

A former Big4 Consultant focusing on tax compliance and preparation of financial statements, they are now working for a highly regarded firm in Canberra.

Rate / Salary:
$70K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Good base technical skills, degree qualified and keen to pursue CA
  • Experience with preparing financial statements overseas and in Australia for clients between $10-$15 million
  • Intermediate excel skills
Our Assesment:

A naturally quieter personality, this candidate presents well and has a friendly nature that would fit well into most teams. Very keen to move into a commercial organisation where they will have a long term career that will offer professional development / progression.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
58383

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


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Finance Officers


APS5 Finance Officer

A bubbly, positive Finance Officer who is currently studying their Diploma of Accounting who has shown good loyalty and career progression in a large commercial organisation in the hospitality industry.

Rate / Salary:
$75K - $85K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Solid experience with month-end processes including journals, balance sheet reconciliations and accruals 
  • Strong experience with high volume AP / AR 
  • Excellent communication skills
Our Assesment:

Came across as someone with a strong work ethic and willing to contribute to the team to ensure team goals are met. Will thrive under a manager who is willing to mentor them through their studies / career.

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

Reference #:
58831

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878


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Financial Policy/ Compliance


EL1 Financial Policy & Frameworks Officer

3 years’ experience in financial policy and frameworks and 11 years’ experience in social sector policy and programs (health, aged care, education and employment). Skilled in revising financial frameworks in the context of the PGPA Act and maintaining AAIs.

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Significant leadership experience with 7+ years at EL1 level
  • Experience using PDMS, TRIM and TechOne
  • Prepared quality financial policy documents within a corporate division in fed gov
  • Coordinated financial management and procurement activities in TechOne module
  • Revised financial frameworks in the context of the PGPA Act and AAIs
Our Assesment:

Friendly and intelligent candidate with a positive and flexible attitude. Strong foundation of financial policy and financial framework skills.

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

Reference #:
58121

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Systems Accountants


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 / Executive Officers


APS4 Executive Assistant

This candidate is a junior administrator in the very infancy stages of their career, having had just over 12 months experience with a chartered accounting firm. A very impressive junior considering the amount of experience they've had, with a good mentor and some development they'll make a significant contribution to a busy AS.

Rate / Salary:
$52/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 12 months + administration experience, including supporting 3 Directors with more basic administrative tasks
  • Developed organisational skills and ability to manage competing priorities and deadlines
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite and systems savvy
  • Manages a busy inbox and deals with a range of clients, assists with preparing tax refunds and invoices and liaises with the ATO
  • Strong coordination, administrative and correspondence skills
  • Manages invoicing and debtors for individual returns
Our Assesment:

This candidate was corporately presented and very confident at interview, they were able to quickly articulate their thoughts and talk through their role and function and how they are required to work to support their office.

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

Reference #:
57255

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

APS4 Executive Assistant

This confident junior is highly impressive at interview and is looking to pursue their career in the APS after gaining 6 months experience with a large federal government service delivery agency. Working in a fast-paced and highly pressured environment, this highly organised, articulate and intelligent candidate is bound to impress and would make an excellent EA with some development.

Rate / Salary:
$58/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 6+ months in the APS in an administrative and customer service role
  • Able to work under immense pressure and stressful circumstances whilst remaining calm
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite
  • Well organised with great time management
  • Highly likable and emotionally intelligent candidate with very strong stakeholder engagement
Our Assesment:

This candidate displayed wisdom beyond their years and a strong work ethic at interview. They are switched on and would add immense value to a team if you're willing to invest in some training - trust us you'll get bang for your buck!

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

Reference #:
59888

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

APS4 Executive Assistant

Experienced administrator and executive assistant with an outgoing personality and good interpersonal skills. Currently on an APS contract, they are now looking for their next APS4 level EA or administrative position.

Rate / Salary:
$63/hr + GST or $70K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive experience in administration roles within the APS and private sectors 
  • EA support diaries, calendars, inbox, phone, travel, accommodation, meeting management 
  • Secretariat support: minutes, agendas and board papers 
  • Project support experience 
  • Digital and records management 
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a lovely and down-to-earth individual who comes across as calm and confident. They are a strong administrator and would be able to transition quickly into a new EA or administrative-based position.

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

Reference #:
30703

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Executive Assistant

This ambitious EA has 3 years' APS experience behind them and are currently an APS5 seeking transfers at level. With an NV2 clearance pending, this candidate is able to provide high level and consistently strong executive support and won't be in the market long!

Rate / Salary:
$82K + super

Security Clearance:
Baseline (NV2 pending)

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Demonstrated experience providing excellent executive support to a branch as well as an Executive
  • Diary, calendar, meeting, inbox, call, travel and accommodation management
  • Highly organised, efficient and is able to handle multiple priorities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities
Our Assesment:

This candidate has been placed by HorizonOne previously with excellent results. Their initial contract resulted in them securing a permanent role but they are now looking to apply their skills elsewhere and take on a new challenge. With corporate presentation, excellent communication and ability to perform at a senior support level, this candidate will add immense value to most Executives.

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 transfer
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
2515

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Executive Assistant

This candidate is currently a permanent APS4 and while they enjoy the role, they are looking for the next step in their career. They are looking for APS5 Executive Assistant positions that will be offered on a s26 transfer, along with wider administrative and project support roles. They would also love to get into secretariat and project work. This candidate is very hard working and also holds a casual 2nd job with a cultural institution in a supervisory capacity where they have worked for the past 4 years whilst holding down a full-time job.

Rate / Salary:
$74K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 2+ years APS4 Executive Assistant experience supporting an SES Band 2
  • Has coordinated meetings for up to 35 people; all catering, travel, papers, etc.
  • Management of calendars, events, internal and external requests, meetings etc.
  • Travel and accommodation management
  • Proficient across a variety of IT systems i.e. PDMS, SAP, Excel, Outlook, Content Manager
  • Excellent verbal and written communication abilities  
  • Bachelor of Arts
Our Assesment:

This candidate is likable and very bubbly. Easy to connect with and a real people-person, someone who goes above and beyond and is always looking to take on additional work if required. They have high-level organisation, coordination and processing skills and this, along with their experience and personality makes them a fantastic option for a coordination role. 

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 transfers
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
59366

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

Junior Executive Assistant (Baseline)

A well-presented candidate with over 4 years' administrative and executive support experience is now available. With experience managing up to six executives at once, this candidate is evidently a higher-performer and can prioritise multiple tasks simultaneously. 

Rate / Salary:
$58/hr + GST or $65K

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Calendar, diary, inbox, call, travel, meeting management
  • 4+ years administration experience
  • Data and records management
  • Strong verbal and written communicator
  • Very quick learner and is quick to adapt to a wide variety of administration-based tasks
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a quality administrator with exceptional experience for a junior. They come across confidently and have a lot to offer a new employer. 

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

Reference #:
60459

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Junior Executive Assistant / Administrator

A highly motivated and bubbly candidate with solid experience across business support and executive assistance is now available. With 5+ years across various administrative roles, this candidate has many skills to offer.

Rate / Salary:
$63/hr + GST or $65K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience across business support, executive assistance, HR and project support 
  • Strong coordination, administrative and correspondence skills
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines
Our Assesment:

This administration-based candidate has a wonderful personality and has great conversational skills. They are motivated, have real drive and will prove to be a valuable resource for a new team.

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

Reference #:
42037

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

HorizonOne are currently working with a senior EA with over 20 years experience within both the APS and private sector. Having worked their way up to supporting a departmental Secretary years ago, this candidate opted to make the move into the private sector where they have remained for the past 10 years. With extensive experience in traditional EA duties, this candidate has also worked in executive support and operational management adding to their impressive resume.

Rate / Salary:
$90K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience supporting CEOs, APS Secretaries, FASs and executive management
  • Ability to work under immense pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to produce briefs, ministerial correspondence etc.
  • Has worked in several Minister's offices and supported the management of incoming correspondence, travel, procurement etc
  • Experienced in secretariat support
Our Assesment:

This candidate was very well presented and has an exceptional understanding of corporate and executive support and it's functions. They would be able to quickly grasp any new challenge as an EA within either the APS or private sector. A highly reliable and committed employee, this EA will quickly add value to your organisation or team.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
58484

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Executive Assistant

This candidate is a highly experienced EA specialising in executive support, secretariat and events management. They have over 5 years’ experience with both the private and public sectors and have been placed by HorizonOne previously and have proved to be a top performer.

Rate / Salary:
$85K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience supporting boards and undertaking secretariat work
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement, communication and professional demeanour
  • They supported a busy aged care facility with over 25 homes and hundreds of residents and carers – a role with many moving parts and complexities
  • Highly proficient MS Office skills and organisation
Our Assesment:

This candidate is exceptional and presents professionally with corporate presentation and fantastic stakeholder engagement. With strong communication, organisational skills and 5 years' experience in executive support, they won't be in the market for long.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or 12 month+ contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
47877

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878


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Office Managers/ Corporate Management


Senior Executive Assistant

HorizonOne are currently working with a senior EA with over 20 years experience within both the APS and private sector. Having worked their way up to supporting a departmental Secretary years ago, this candidate opted to make the move into the private sector where they have remained for the past 10 years. With extensive experience in traditional EA duties, this candidate has also worked in executive support and operational management adding to their impressive resume.

Rate / Salary:
$90K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience supporting CEOs, APS Secretaries, FASs and executive management
  • Ability to work under immense pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to produce briefs, ministerial correspondence etc.
  • Has worked in several Minister's offices and supported the management of incoming correspondence, travel, procurement etc
  • Experienced in secretariat support
Our Assesment:

This candidate was very well presented and has an exceptional understanding of corporate and executive support and it's functions. They would be able to quickly grasp any new challenge as an EA within either the APS or private sector. A highly reliable and committed employee, this EA will quickly add value to your organisation or team.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
58484

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878


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Reception and Administration


APS4/5 Administrative Assistant

This candidate has over 15 years' experience providing supporting the Australian Defence Force with administration, financial management, logistics and coordination. Experienced at driving all administrative facets of various operations and training exercises, they are able to work in a fast-paced and fluid environment effectively and drive results. With excellent stakeholder engagement, problem solving and organisation, they will be the driving force in your team.

Rate / Salary:
$50/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Advisor - provide advice and recommendations on resourcing and finance issues, application of policy and legislation, and likely outcomes of proposed courses of action
  • Subject matter expert - budgeting, policy, financial and capability resource management and governance, training and capacity building
  • Operations support - assist with planning activities, provide administrative support, be flexible and positive about changing priorities and urgent tasking
  • Technical advice - including explanatory notes for legislative requirements and policy guidance, and application to operations and administrative processes
Our Assesment:

Being the conduit between civilian resource managers and defence, this candidate is adept at shifting their communication and delivery to suit their audience making them somewhat of a chameleon. With a confident but likeable personality, this candidate is passionate about further developing their administration skills and being able to work within a team to provide support.

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

Reference #:
59631

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

NV2 Cleared All-round Administrator

A solid all-round administrative candidate with skills across project management, secretariat support, customer service and event coordination.

Rate / Salary:
$65/hr + GST or $75K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Solid experience in coordinating procedural, administrative and business support tasks
  • Management of calls, mailboxes, schedules and events
  • Database management, data entry, record keeping
  • Excellent internal and external stakeholder engagement skills
  • Inquiry resolution – experienced when it comes to working within compliance frameworks and policy
Our Assesment:

This individual is a go-getter with wide-ranging administrative experience in the private and public sectors. With a great personality, coordination skills, and an NV2 security clearance, this is a candidate of choice.

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

Reference #:
45620

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878


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Secretariat/ Coordination


APS6 Coordination Officer

Experienced public servant with 10 years’ experience working at the APS6 level. Strong focus on corporate services coordination, providing secretariat services to high profile committees and project/program support.

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 4 years’ experience in direct coordination roles
  • Experience producing annual reports, briefings and other high-level reporting
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement with the ability to influence and negotiate
  • SAP, TRIM and PDMS experience
Our Assesment:

Experienced and mature candidate with a well-rounded background that has enough experience to adjust to a new admin-focused position with ease.

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

Reference #:
3686

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Secretariat Officer

10 years’ experience in the APS specialising in secretariat, procurement, program management and project management roles. Continuously demonstrated their ability to be adaptable, resourceful and effective in fast-paced and high-pressure environments.

Rate / Salary:
$92/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Diploma of Project Management
  • PRINCE 2
  • Strong communication and liaison skills with the ability to effectively engage with project stakeholders and negotiate and influence positive outcomes
  • Experience using MS Project to plan and schedule for federal government projects
  • Experience providing advice of procurement and contract management activities
Our Assesment:

Mature and professional candidate with a wealth of experience in federal government to draw upon. Describes themselves as a team player that enjoys working in busy environments.  

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

Reference #:
12483

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

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


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Change Managers

HR Change Managers


EL2 HR Change Manager

An experienced organisational Change Manager and HR professional with over 20 years leading change and HR throughout diverse organisations in the APS and the private sector.

Rate / Salary:
$135/hr + GST or $130K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong experience in change management
  • Experienced in developing and implementing strategic workforce plans
  • Strong stakeholder engagement with the ability to influence
  • Highly developed research and analytical skills
  • Strong ability to interpret legislation
Our Assesment:

A highly motivated and energetic person who enjoys working in complex and challenging work environments providing innovative business strategies on new ways of working that produce strategic outcomes that benefit the business imperatives of the organisation.

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

Reference #:
4754

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


EL2 Change & Communications Manager

This candidate is an experienced leader who has previously looked after both combined and communications portfolios. A large part of their success comes from the ability to develop and implement communication strategies in support of organisational change.

Rate / Salary:
$140K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Development and implementation of policies and pilot projects to improve workforce flexibility
  • Well-developed communications and change management practises honed through the delivery of numerous organisational development projects
  • Masters level qualifications supporting over 15 years experience
Our Assesment:

They can draw on experience driving cultural change and have shown strong personal accountability and a determination to achieve outcomes. Some of the issues that have been faced and overcome have been around team and organisational cultural change where well entrenched stakeholders required strong communications and strong change management.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
3901

H1R Consultant:
James Buckland on (02) 6108 4878

ICT & Communications Change Manager (20 yrs exp)

A strategic change communications specialist with over 20 years’ experience working within the APS and achieving several personal business successes. Their strengths are ICT focused, extending to web development, planning, and site management in addition to preparing ministerial correspondence.

Recently finished a contract with ACT Government and is now seeking new opportunities to suit their skillset and take on new challenges.

Rate / Salary:
$115/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • High level contract management and oversight of programs and annual reports.
  • In-depth management of departmental website content development and reviews
  • High quality marketing and research, website design development, stakeholder engagement and budget management
  • Double Diploma in Public Relations and Event Management
Our Assesment:

At interview, this candidate presents as a strong and knowledgeable communications professional with a clear passion for their work in strategic change management. This candidate is enthusiastic and values careful precision in the execution of plans.

Strong strategic communications and correspondence experience in addition to contract management. They have worked at the EL1 level for quite a number of years and is seeking opportunities that would present a challenge or in a new field of focus. Please don’t hesitate to interview in person or via video conference.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
1656

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

Organisational Change & Communications Manager

This candidate is a polished change, communications and stakeholder consultation specialist. Starting their career in communication, they have extensive experience in media crisis management for nationally critical events through the Federal Government, and directed corporate affairs with a multi-billion dollar international corporation.

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

Rate / Salary:
$150/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong communications background supporting their change management
  • Proven adaptability and flexibility to meet the needs of an organisation
  • Experience engaging stakeholders across all levels
Our Assesment:

This candidate is intelligent and successful, and their background in commercial business shines through in their drive to energy achieve positive outcomes. They work well high pressure situations such as crisis management, yet their calm demeanour also lends it self to assisting with organisational change. They have successful completed two contracts through HorizonOne with extensions.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
26553

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

People & Change Management Consultant - Big4

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

Rate / Salary:
$140/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Design and delivered a major digital transformation program which was a delivered to SES Band 1, 2, and 3 leaders
  • Formally recognised for the success and impact of their management and leadership strategy 
  • Ability to diagnose and analyse change environments and change impact, and apply contemporary change management, communications, and organisational development knowledge and skills to develop and implement impactful solutions and outcomes
Our Assesment:

This candidate builds rapport quickly with a variety of stakeholders including SES BAND 3s. They are outcomes and mission-focused and thrive in an environment where the problem is undefined. They will come into your organisation and rapidly understand stakeholder operating environments including areas of focus, alignment of priorities, internal and external relationships, governance arrangements, and internal and external influences.

This candidate comes highly recommended from a former Fed Gov CIO.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
51964

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Technology Change Managers


Communications & Policy (EL2/Consultant)

This candidate is high performing communications and policy professional with a broad but detailed experience leading teams and change management projects in a number of large federal departments.

They have recently finished a 12 month contract and is now looking for their next challenge, and they are excited by the opportunity to sink their teeth into another demanding and complex project based role.

Rate / Salary:
$160/hr + GST or $150K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • High quality community, government and stakeholder relations skill
  • High quality change management experience
  • Master of Communications with Distinction
  • Outstanding policy development and analysis 
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a very high achieving professional whose ambition to meet and conquer all challenges has set them on a course as a reliable and trustworthy employee. By their own admission, they are a quirky character who loves a high-pressure workload but whatever they lacks in a slow BAU setting they more than makes up in ability and high attention to detail.

This candidate will not remain available for long, and are seeking an employer who can provide a challenging workload and significant responsibility. They are a safe pair of hands for almost any task and will be able to bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to their next opportunity.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent, non-ongoing or contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
25850

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878


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Data/Statistical Analysts

APS Level Data Analyst


Data / Financial Analyst - CPA Qualified

This candidate is data / financial analyst with 7+ years' experience. They are able to use analysis and modelling to inform decision makers on strategic and policy priorities. In their current role they have been modelling impacts on financial impacts and long term viability of a major APS funding reform.

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Highly skilled in creation of PowerBI dashboards for senior executives
  • CPA qualified
  • Master of Finance + Grad. Cert in Public Administration
Our Assesment:

This candidate is passionate and uses their advanced modelling and analysis skills to impact data driven policy initiatives. They would be best suited in a policy or program team that needs support with their financial or data analyst and modelling impacts of policy. They have an in-depth knowledge of the Gonski review and impacts. I believe with this foundational knowledge they would quickly get up to speed in any agency.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
10062

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Data Analyst APS6 (R Modelling Expert)

This Data Scientist / Analyst is skilled in machine learning, predictive modelling, data visualisation, with very good written and verbal communication skills. They are about to complete their first APS contract in a very technical and quantitative specialist team at a large agency.

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Highly skilled across R, Python, SQL and SAS
  • PhD qualified
  • Currently undertaking Master of Data Science
  • Can easily convey technical concepts to a non-technical audience
Our Assesment:

This candidate has 6 months' APS experience under their belt to go along with some extremely refined technical skills. They will work best in a technical data team or in a policy area with a challenging complex data problem to solve or fix.

They are one of the rare technically advanced analysts who understands the business requirements of data and are comfortable and able to speak to senior executives about them. If you don't require a clearance to get them started on solving your complex data problems I would act quickly with this one.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
49219

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker 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:
Zachary Weston on (02) 6108 4878


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Management Level Data Analyst


Big4 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
  • Big4 and 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 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

Data Meets Business Analyst - Big4

This experienced CPA qualified candidate has consulted across the Departments of Finance, Defence and Services Australia. They have consulted at Big4 level as both a business analyst and data analyst.

Rate / Salary:
$140/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Business process re-engineering and process automation
  • Change management
  • Cyber
  • Data analytics and visualisation
Our Assesment:

This candidate is one of the unique technical data analysts who can also wear the business analyst hat with ease. They have high EQ with excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills. They will add the most value in a data architecture or data modelling based role.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
10362

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Data Scientist - in Canberra's Top 10

This REAL data scientist is looking for a new home and some new data sets after a significant period with their current department. In their current role they have been using statistical, AI and machine learning techniques to develop predictive models and provide an evidence base needed to set up or alter government policies.

Rate / Salary:
$200/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Masters of Data Mining
  • Data mining (SAS Base, SAS Enterprise Miner, Statistics, Machine Learning, AI/Deep Learning, Python)
  • Business intelligence (Business Objects, SAS Enterprise Guide, Tableau)
  • Data warehousing and databases (Oracle, SQL Server, DB2)
Our Assesment:

This candidate has one of the highest combinations of both technical skills and the ability to communicate and translate to a non-technical audience. Their technical capability has been confirmed by one of Australia's leading data analytic leaders.

This candidate will work wonders in any high level data science teams or given a large complex, technical compliance problem needed to be solved.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
58726

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Data Scientist with excellent communication skills

This real data scientist is ready to find their next interesting and challenging project after recently completed their work on a high performing DIPA project. They have applied their skills across a number of domains including cyber security.

Previously the created a multi-layer neural network to predict whether given words (parameters – temperature, pressure, inlet size, outlet size etc) can anticipate machine failure (NLP-Python)

Rate / Salary:
$160/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • PhD in Mathematical modelling
  • Design and implementation of machine learning techniques to analyse data
  • Experience in deep machine learning and AI (Tensorflow, PyTorch, and Keras)
  • Programming experience in Matlab, Python, R, SQL, and C++
Our Assesment:

This candidate is one of the rare breeds of data scientists who is both technically brilliant AND can communicate easily and effectively to a non-technical audience. Their excellent communications skills and easy-going personality have been confirmed by their previous manager.

They will work best in an organisation with a  medium to high data literacy or in any data science team.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
50993

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

SAS Consultant (Create efficiency dividends)

This candidate has worked on projects involving fraud detection, report automation and predictive modelling. They 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


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Statistical Analyst


Data, Finance & Economic Modelling Specialist (Big4)

This high performing former Big4 manager brings extensive experience across data analysis statistical, economic and financial modelling. They are skilled at both project management and strategic and technical analysis on complex data and modelling problems.

Rate / Salary:
$140/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Master of Commerce (Quantitative Finance) + Master of Data Science
  • Excel, VBA, Python, R, PowerBI, Tableau and SQL
  • Data modelling
  • Quantitative business and policy modelling
  • Cost modelling
Our Assesment:

This candidate took an EL1 position to gain a better understanding on how the APS works from a client side. While they aren't actively looking for their next role, for the right complex and technically challenging problem to solve they would be interested in finding out more.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
57486

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Junior/Mid Level Data Scientist

This candidate while still early in their career is VERY IMPRESSIVE. They are a REAL data scientist with exceptional mathematical modeling ability.

Recent engagements have included applying theoretical, pure, and applied mathematics to  COVID-19 stats and adding noise to reduce the ability to reverse engineer and identify, and they have developed NLP processing algorithms to interpret customer feedback.

Rate / Salary:
$125/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Excellent mathematical and coding skills (Python is their #1)
  • Graph machine learning algorithms
  • Computer vision via machine learning
  • Natural language processing
Our Assesment:

This candidate blew me away with how articulate, engaging and passionate they are about data science and maths. For someone so early in their career, they have an extremely advanced combination of applied maths and coding. They would suit an advanced data science team looking for an up and comer who will be able to add value immediately and continue to grow over time.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
60700

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

Economist- Regulatory, Energy, Water, & Macro

This candidate's career spans regulatory economics, water resource management and policy development and implementation. Their knowledge and experience of the water sector is very impressive. They have experience in both regulatory and industry sides as a regulatory economist. They have worked in multiple central treasury/finance state government agencies across a diverse range of topics 

Rate / Salary:
$100/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 14+ years experience across state governments and utilities
  • Regulatory economics, econometric forecasting and analysis
  • Macro forecasting and modeling
  • Rapid turn around of requests
  • Tailor reports to audience needs
Our Assesment:

For an economist of their skills and experience, they come across at interview surprisingly as engaging and outgoing. After finishing up their first Canberra contract they are looking at continuing to apply their extensive experience in the APS or commercial sector. They are a steady pair of hands and would work well in projects, taskforces, or BAU teams.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
49652

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Economic Policy Officer

30 years' experience in the APS conducting applied economic policy research and regulatory analysis in the areas of water reform, micro-economic reform, regulatory policy and analysis, natural resource management, environment protection and climate change adaptation.

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Master of Economics
  • Specialist in environmental and natural resource economics and the economics of climate change adaptation
  • CGE modelling, bio-economic modelling, cost benefit analysis, impact assessment, input-output analysis, productivity benchmarking
  • Research development and management involving project management, strategic planning and financial management
  • Strong policy skills with experience preparing briefings papers, developing new policy proposals and engaging with senior execs
Our Assesment:

Intelligent and articulate candidate with excellent economic and policy skills. Looking for a longer term contract to secure some stability going into the future.

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

Reference #:
58503

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Governance, Risk & Assurance

Audit & Assurance


EL1 Governance, Audit & Risk Manager

20+ years' experience in the APS specialising in governance, internal audit and risk. Experience heading up corporate governance teams and leading them through strategic communications campaigns.

Rate / Salary:
$115/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Reformed governance policies, plans and procedures to reflect contemporary practices
  • Managed internal audit functions including contract management of service providers
  • Developed internal audit program and strategic plan
  • Coordinated senate estimates hearing attendance and briefing material
  • Revised risk and fraud registers
Our Assesment:

High performer with a confident, relaxed and flexible attitude. Their referee recommends them as a highly efficient contractor who gets the job done.

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

Reference #:
46337

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

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


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Governance & Risk


EL1 Governance, Audit & Risk Manager

20+ years' experience in the APS specialising in governance, internal audit and risk. Experience leading corporate governance teams and leading them through strategic communications campaigns.

Rate / Salary:
$115/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Reformed governance policies, plans and procedures to reflect contemporary practices
  • Managed internal audit functions including contract management of service providers
  • Developed internal audit program and strategic plan
  • Coordinated senate estimates hearing attendance and briefing material
  • Revised risk and fraud registers
Our Assesment:

High performer with a confident, relaxed and flexible attitude. Their referee recommends them as a highly efficient contractor that gets the job done.

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

Reference #:
46337

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Governance & Risk Specialist

10 years’ experience at the EL1 and acting EL2 levels specialising in risk, assurance, governance and compliance. Has set up a new enterprise risk and performance management framework for a small fed gov agency. Has been integral in embedding those frameworks into the culture of the agency.

Rate / Salary:
$155K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Master of Business Administration & Bachelor of Arts (Hons)
  • Graduate Certificate in Financial Management
  • Certified Practising Risk Manager
  • Instrumental in leading the achievement of exemplary risk results, evidenced in whole-of-government risk maturity benchmarking
  • Provided oversight of internal audit and assurance
  • Creates a positive compliance culture by referencing evidence of improved results
Our Assesment:

Highly professional public servant coming from a small agency background where governance, risk and compliance are embedded into daily activities. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
59089

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Senior Risk Specialist (NV1)

10+ years' experience in specialist risk reform in the federal government. Focus on improving an organisation's approach to governance, particularly integrating risk management with decision-making, driving cultural change and providing assurance services.

Rate / Salary:
$140/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Arts / Law (Honours)
  • Certified risk and project management practitioner
  • Led federal government teams through risk culture reform transitions
  • Managed audit and assurance reviews including developing risk matrices and reforming contract management practices
  • Delivered risk training workshops to government executives 
Our Assesment:

A senior contractor that will bring value to a high profile project where there is an opportunity to make a difference implementing a new concept or framework.

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

Reference #:
57862

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Governance, Risk & Compliance Consultant

8 years’ consulting experience including within Big4. Quickly promoted to management level and now responsible for leading complex projects with government clients. Recently led a team to develop a full suite of governance, risk and assurance frameworks with a Defence client.

Rate / Salary:
$130K + super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance + Accounting)
  • Experience implementing better practice governance, assurance, service delivery, performance monitoring and risk management functions for government at enterprise and branch levels
  • Experience managing high performing teams including training, building capability and recruiting talented people
Our Assesment:

High performing “up and comer” that has seen strong career progression at in Big4. She comes across as an intelligent and proactive individual.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
258

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan 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

EL1/2 Corporate Governance Manager

Strategic planner with 20+ years of public service achievements. Background in corporate governance, risk management, organisational change, performance management and reporting. Previously a Director level permanent public servant, now ready to contract.

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Contemporary APS risk management and governance compliance 
  • Strong team management and leadership capabilities, with broad ranging experience
  • Experience in annual reporting, developing reports and performance measurement frameworks
  • Developed a multi-tiered (outcome, output, input) performance measurement frameworks
  • Experience in risk management, financial analysis and implementing strong corporate governance regimes
Our Assesment:

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:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Fraud Compliance & Security


APS5/6 Fraud, Compliance & Investigations

This candidate has enjoyed a successful career in policing for the past 13 years where they have been working in operations, tactical response and investigations. They have been working with the NSW Police since leaving the Army and are now looking for a new role that will offer a fresh challenge and allow them to transition into ‘civilian life’. With superior investigative skills and a great attitude, this candidate would be able to quickly apply their experience to any role within fraud, security, compliance or investigations and intelligence.

Rate / Salary:
$77/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 13 years’ experience in policing and investigation
  • Certificate IV in Government Investigations (pending)
  • Highly developed critical analysis and investigative skills
  • Able to produce reports, briefings and has regularly acted as a representative in court
  • Systems savvy and proficient with MS Office Suite
  • Reliable and highly capable person that has worked in tactical response and been offered opportunities as a result of high performance
  • Able to deal with very difficult circumstances and can cope under immense stress
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents very well and is friendly, down to earth and open in their communication. They have enjoyed a very successful career in policing but the hours and shift-work are beginning to take a toll so they are eager to secure a position that will allow them to build a career outside of policing.

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

Reference #:
58615

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Security Vetting Officer

This candidate is an experienced security officer with 5+ years providing vetting and security compliance services to high-level government bodies and Defence. They have worked specifically in the vetting space assessing security clearance applications, including investigation and analysis for individuals that may represent risk to the Commonwealth. They have also been involved in leading teams, on-boarding and training of new staff members.

Rate / Salary:
$86/hr + GST or $95K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Cert. IV in Government Security (Personnel Vetting)
  • Strong familiarity to the Protective Security Framework Policy
  • Flexible across the administrative and physical aspects of personnel security including assessment of security intelligence for relevance and urgency
Our Assesment:

This candidate communicates clearly and with confidence and has a strong history in personnel security. They are wanting to grow their career in the personnel security discipline towards influencing policy and a local and national level.

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

Reference #:
58816

H1R Consultant:
James Buckland on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Security Policy Strategist

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

Currently managing Positive Vetting operations, this candidate brings 8+ years in physical and personnel security, training staff on vetting best practice for high-profile assignments, and up-skilled through various diplomas in Government Security.

Rate / Salary:
$92/hr + GST or $115K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Cert IV in Government (Personnel Vetting)
  • Strong affiliation to high-profile government bodies for TSPV vetting frameworks
  • Managing operations, quality assurance, risk assessment, and supporting policy development
Our Assesment:

This candidate interviews as a strong leader in the personnel vetting discipline showing interest in logical career progression towards high-level government security operations.

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

Reference #:
58895

H1R Consultant:
James Buckland on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Fraud & Compliance Specialist

CA qualified professional with experience in assurance, compliance, forensic and fraud control. Background working in the private sector with well-respected firms. Since re-entering the public service, they have maintained management positions within several service-focused departments.

Rate / Salary:
EL2 Salary

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Cert IV Government Investigations
  • Diploma of Government Fraud Control
  • Diploma of Government Investigations
  • Strong skills in assurance, risk, investigations, audit, governance and compliance
  • Experience leading teams and dealing with periods of change within the public sector
Our Assesment:

Outgoing, communicative and likeable character with strong leadership skills. Very comfortable engaging with high-level senior stakeholders.

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

Reference #:
12299

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Security Specialist

Senior security specialist with 13 years’ experience in the public service across risk management, business continuity, governance, compliance and security policy. Led public service departments through PSPF compliance reform and increased their security maturity.

Rate / Salary:
$145/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Certificate IV in Government Security
  • Strong contemporary understanding of the PSPF framework
  • Takes a collaborative and holistic approach to security and risk and embeds strategies into the culture of an organisation
  • Strong experience liaising with senior government executives and ministers
  • Strong project management skills
Our Assesment:

Impressive candidate - intelligent, calm and professional individual. Suited to roles that focus on modernising security processes within federal government. 

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

Reference #:
56913

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Fraud & 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


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Human Resources

HR Generalists


APS6 Performance / Code of Conduct Officer

An HR professional with over nine years’ experience providing specialist advice and support to senior officers on routine and complex people management issues, including performance management, complaint, and misconduct matters.

Rate / Salary:
$94K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive APS experience
  • Demonstrates leadership in the development and management of high performing teams
  • Highly valued by Senior Executives and staff for expert HR and corporate policy and procedural advice and guidance
  • Clear, confident and professional communicator
  • A highly capable and supportive team member, supervisor, and mentor
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across professionally at interview with a strong passion for HR. They are very personable who can clearly demonstrate their skills and experience.  

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 transfer
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
57548

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Workforce Planner

This candidate is a HR generalist with over 5 years’ experience. During this time they have gained strong skills in recruitment, workforce planning and engagement and performance, HR policy and processes.

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

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience undertaking workforce investigations and implementing performance improvement planning strategies
  • Experience assisting in workforce planning and change management initiatives
  • Experience identifying workforce opportunities to adapt and meet operational objectives
  • Experience in managing risk by ensuring workforce adaptability and future projection of operational needs
Our Assesment:

This candidate has an easy-going nature with a can do attitude, they have a strong ability to pick things up would be a strong candidate. They would be able to draw upon their experiences to be successful. This candidate is a solid operator at the APS6 level.

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

Reference #:
36507

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

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

EL1 Code of Conduct Manager

This candidate has over 20 years of experience within the APS where they gained extensive experience in case management, conduct facilitation, building governance, integrity, prevention, investigation and assurance frameworks, and investigations.

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong experience in reportable conduct schemes (Public Disclosures)
  • Strategic, critical and initiative-driven worker
  • Highly developed communication skills, extensive experience liaising with senior executives
  • Strong attention to detail
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across as a highly intellectual and professional candidate. Their references recommend them as an intelligent, enthusiastic, and hard-working employee. They endorse the candidate's ability to analyse and report on fraud control and investigation processes and state that they have an excellent knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks’ notice

Reference #:
47700

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 HR Generalist

A HR professional with experience in large and small organisations. They are competent at managing a diverse range of people operations including metrics / workforce planning, learning design and development, rehabilitation, performance management, and graduate recruitment.

Rate / Salary:
$120K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Complex case management including performance management experience
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Experienced in providing advice on performance management
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Experienced in mentoring and coaching staff in crucial conversations
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview; they have a passion for HR and are able to clearly articulate their skills and experience. They take pride in their work and have the ability to make a difference and drive results. They have a wealth of experience in HR including experience in managing underperformance including Code of Conduct breaches. This candidate would be able to hit the ground running in various areas.

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 transfer
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
59752

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 HR Generalist

This candidate has a current NV2 clearance and is an HR specialist with over 15 years’ experience in a variety of aspects across the HR portfolio including recruitment, employee relations, workforce planning, WHS and L&D.

Rate / Salary:
$98/hr + GST or $110K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience in a broad range of HR functions
  • Successfully integrated WHS procedures
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Strong communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview with strong communication skills whilst being able to stay calm under pressure. They are an experienced HR professional who has strong experience in all aspects of HR and building relationships. They would be able to hit the ground running and be an effective member of the team. I would highly recommend interviewing.

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

Reference #:
56147

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 HR Generalist

An HR professional with over 8 years' experience where they have gained strong experience in a number of HR facets, particularly with performance management and workforce planning and metrics.

Rate / Salary:
$105K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Broad experience with staffing issues and interpreting and applying legislation requirements
  • Experience providing support to managers
  • Solid stakeholder management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skill
  • Personable and approachable demeanor with a strong ability to effectively build relationships and work across people management
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a friendly easy-going nature who is confident in their abilities and is able to work in high-pressure situations. They are passionate about people and are extremely knowledgeable. They are very customer / client focused who has a lot of energy and would be able to draw on their experiences to be successful.

 

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
57798

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1/2 HR Manager

A strong HR Manager with over 10 years’ experience. This candidate has experience in all aspects of HR and enjoys a challenging and fast-paced environment where they can make an impact and work closely with the organisation leaders to align business objectives.

Rate / Salary:
$125K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong experience in HR policies and procedures  
  • Experience in leading the COVID-19 response strategy 
  • Personable and approachable demeanour with strong ability to effectively build relationships and work across people management
  • Strong stakeholder engagement  
  • Results and outcome focused
  • Broad experience with staffing issues and interpreting and applying legislation requirements
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a high performing strategic HR professional. They are passionate about people and are extremely knowledgeable. They would be able to offer a great deal to any organisation. I would highly recommend interviewing this candidate.

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 transfer
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
59141

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 HR Generalist

This candidate is a HR professional with experience spanning over 15 years. They have developed broad skills spanning HR services outsourcing (HR/Payroll), HR systems implementations, Enterprise Agreement implementations and negotiations, HR analytics, contract management, complex procurement, organisation design, HR process re-design and payroll management.

Rate / Salary:
$130/hr + GST or $140K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Solid capacity to connect with and influence stakeholders at all levels
  • Experienced in Enterprise Agreement roll outs
  • HRIS analysis and creation, and project management experience 
  • Strong experience in SAP, Page Up, Success Factors
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well and is a strong achiever who is able to create their own energy in order to implement change and create outputs. With this candidate's strong technical background, substantial leadership experience and ability to deliver, they are an extremly strong candidate and well worth taking to interview.

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

Reference #:
5615

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 HR Generalist

An energetic, self-motivated, and hardworking manager with over 15 years of HR management/leadership experience within payroll, records management, conditions of employment, industrial relations, recruitment and selection, promotions, workplace relations, equity and diversity, change management, and conduct and performance management.

Rate / Salary:
$145/hr + GST or $140K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Solid project management and analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Excellent ability to read and evaluate people and situations
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview, they are able to demonstrate strong leadership skills, including managing and motivating staff to achieve organisation strategic objectives. They have excellent problem solving and analytical skills. I would highly recommend interviewing this candidate.

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

Reference #:
60340

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Workforce Planner / Change Management

An experienced organisational Change Manager and HR professional with over 20 years leading change and HR throughout diverse organisations in the APS and the private sector.

Rate / Salary:
$135/hr + GST or $120K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong experience in change management
  • Experienced in developing and implementing strategic workforce plans
  • Strong stakeholder engagement with the ability to influence
  • Highly developed research and analytical skills
  • Strong ability to interpret legislation
Our Assesment:

A highly motivated and energetic person who enjoys working in complex and challenging work environments providing innovative business strategies on new ways of working that produce strategic outcomes that benefit the business imperatives of the organisation.

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

Reference #:
4754

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Senior HR Manager

This candidate has extensive experience in HR, industrial relations, payroll and project management roles at both senior executive and operational levels.

Rate / Salary:
$160/hr + GST or $130K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Knowledge and understanding of current HR and ER issues
  • Experience in the negotiations of Enterprise Bargaining Agreements
  • Understanding of workplace diversity and participative management and a demonstrated capacity to implement these principles within the workplace
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Skilled in the development of goals and strategies for increasing workplace organisation
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview. They are professional with strong communication skills. They are a strong all-rounder with the ability to hit the ground running in a wide variety of circumstances, they are articulate and very knowledgeable.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent, non-ongoing or contract
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
58406

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Senior HR Manager

A HR Generalist with over 10 years’ experience where she has gained a high level of understanding and experience in all aspects of HR including providing workforce planning and associated recruitment solutions.

Rate / Salary:
$120K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong performance management, including staff reviews, training and mentoring
  • Strong change management including cultural development
  • Experience in implementing new HR frameworks including WHS and competency frameworks
  • Solid Recruitment skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a strong passion for HR and comes across very confident in their abilities. With their empathetic yet influential nature they are able to negotiate effectively with stakeholders of all levels.

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

Reference #:
47107

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

HR Business Partner

A senior HR professional with over 20 years' experience in the private sector with a proven track record in developing and implementing a variety of strategies to enhance HR functions including recruitment, employee performance appraisals, training programs and staff inductions.

Rate / Salary:
$130K + 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. They are a conscientious and hardworking individual with a keen sense of company vision and the ability to translate this into plans, actions, and success. They enjoy challenging environments where they can make an impact working with leaders to align their people strategy, from values through to basic operations. They are a strategic leader with exceptional reporting and presentation skills.

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

Reference #:
30976

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 HR Generalist / Workforce Planner

An influential professional with an extensive background in HR management including workforce planning, 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:
$115/hr + GST or $130K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong experience in both strategic and operational HR activities 
  • Strong experience in capability mapping
  • 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:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
54144

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 HR Manager

An experienced HR professional with extensive experience in recruitment, including bulk rounds, developing recruitment strategies, providing recruitment policy and procedural advice, change management and project planning with a hands-on approach.

Rate / Salary:
$100/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
29479

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

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

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


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Learning & Development


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

EL2 Learning & Development / Instructional Design Specialist

Are you seeking an exceptional L&D / instructional design specialist to reinvigorate your materials in order to drive capability within your organisation?

This candidate is an expert in this field with a wealth of knowledge and experience behind them. They are eager to put their skills to use within a design / delivery capacity and would prove to be an asset to any organisation given the opportunity.

Rate / Salary:
$140K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 25+ years’ experience working within the L&D space
  • Exceptional communication skills both written and verbal and the ability to identify needs with ease
  • Strong and demonstrated understanding of effective learning practices work through hands-on experience designing and delivering course material
  • Sound understanding of the APS inner workings and ability to apply internal procedures and policies
Our Assesment:

This is an exceptional candidate with the ability to get the job done, no matter what the job is. They love to be challenged and pride themselves on their ability to get the best out of the team / area. They possess strong mentoring skills and maintain an understanding of nature in their approach to management.

This candidate does not shy away from tough decisions or conversations but is able to remain calm and focused when faced with a confronting situation. This candidate is bound to be snapped up quickly, would be an asset to any team and is eager to jump into their next challenge head on.

Call me today to discuss - don't miss out on this candidate!

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent, S26 transfer
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
2425

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Learning & Development Officer

An experienced L&D officer with over 7 years’ experience within both the government and private sectors with a proven track record of completing projects within a designated timeframe and working collaboratively to achieve results.

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST or $110K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
48825

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Recruitment


APS5 HR Advisor

A strong administrator with experience in providing advice and contributing to the development of agency strategies, policies, and procedures across a range of HR areas including recruitment, workforce planning, workplace health and safety, and workplace inclusion and diversity.

Rate / Salary:
$75K P+ Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience in drafting departmental health and wellbeing strategy
  • Experience in providing recruitment support and advice
  • Strong administration skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good understanding of legislations
  • Sound relationship management skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate enjoys working on challenging projects where they can make a difference within a team environment. They are a confident young person who enjoys working in the Recruitment and Health and well-being space. They are a talented and upcoming junior who is adaptable and eager to learn.

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 transfer
Availability:
2 weeks’ notice

Reference #:
59481

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Recruitment Advisor (eRecruit)

This candidate has strong experience in recruitment where they have provided assistance to managers on recruitment operations as well as general HR advice and end to end support while utilising eRecruit.

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr + GST or $80K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Recruitment experience within the public service
  • Experience in a board range of HR functions
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a capable HR officer with experience in recruitment, payroll and workplace relations. They would be a valuable member of the team at the APS5 level, they would be able to fit into the team well and hit the ground running. This candidate is a available for an immediate start.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
12774

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Recruitment Officer

An experienced HR generalist and recruitment specialist with over 5 years’ experience in both the public and private sectors. This candidate has been involved in the end to end recruitment process from pre-advertising a vacancy to onboarding successful employees.

Rate / Salary:
$70/hr + GST or $75K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

This candidate presents well at interview; they are confident in their abilities with good communication skills. They enjoy working in the recruitment space and are keen to further develop their skills and experience in a challenging environment.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
59842

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Recruitment Officer (eRecruit exp.)

An experienced recruitment consultant with over 5 years' experience within the private and public sectors.

Rate / Salary:
$75K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • High level attention to detail
  • Strong administrator with demonstrated experience working autonomously
  • Experience in preparation of recruitment documentation and on boarding of new starters
  • Experience with eRecruit 
  • Successfully managed a large recruitment processes
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview and is confident in their abilities. They have strong recruitment experience and come across as very personable with the ability to develop strong working relationships.

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

Reference #:
59376

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS5/6 Recruitment Officer

This candidate has over 6 years’ experience in administration. They started their recruitment experience as an Associate Consultant in government IT, and moved up to a Talent Sourcing Consultant, more recently a Placement Manager in a not-for-profit organisation.

Rate / Salary:
$75K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience in recruitment procedures
  • Strong administration skills
  • High level attention to detail
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and busy environment with the ability to multi-task and prioritise tasks
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview with good communications skills as well as strong administrative and recruitment experience. They enjoy a new challenge and has a strong ability to build and maintain relationships.

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

Reference #:
51044

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Recruitment Manager

An accomplished HR professional with a successful track record supporting HR operations within busy and fluid commercial environments. They are experienced in diverse HR functions including recruitment, training, graduate programs, policy and procedures, and HR administration. They have outstanding leadership and communication skills with success linking cross-functionally to build a business culture that fosters motivated, engaged, and productive staff.

Rate / Salary:
$95K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience in developing and rolling out a graduate program
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement – very strong people and interpersonal skills
  • Enjoys a fast-paced and busy environment with the ability to multi-task and prioritise tasks
  • Sound understanding of general HR and recruitment
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview, they have strong communication skills with the ability to build a strong rapport with internal and external stakeholders. They have a passion for recruitment and enjoy project work. They would be a valuable asset to the team at the APS6 level.

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

Reference #:
5144

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

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

APS6 Recruitment Officer

An HR professional with over nine years’ experience where they have experience in coordinating end-to-end recruitment, onboarding and staffing processes for all levels including SES. They have strong experience in providing specialist advice and support to senior officers on routine and complex people management issues, including performance management, complaint, and misconduct matters.

Rate / Salary:
$94K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive APS experience
  • Experienced at providing advice on recruitment, HR legislation, and reporting functions
  • Demonstrates leadership in the development and management of high performing teams
  • Highly valued by Senior Executives and staff for expert HR and corporate policy and procedural advice and guidance
  • Clear, confident and professional communicator
  • A highly capable and supportive team member, supervisor, and mentor
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across professionally at interview with a strong passion for HR. They are very personable who can clearly demonstrate their skills and experience.

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 transfer
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
57548

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Recruitment Team Lead

A HR recruitment professional with strong stakeholder engagement experience in government and corporate relations, public relations strategy, professional writing, and taskforce team management.

Rate / Salary:
$94K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced in developing and delivering recruitment SOPs
  • Recruitment experience within the public service
  • Experience in a board range of HR functions
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Experience in managing recruitment, logistics and induction process
  • Staff management and leadership experience
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview and comes across as a highly capable and experienced senior HR professional. Having worked and led HR/recruitment teams within the government and corporate sector for over 20 years. They would be able to hit the ground running.

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

Reference #:
51725

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 HR Generalist

This candidate has a current NV2 clearance and is an HR specialist with over 15 years’ experience in a variety of aspects across the HR portfolio including recruitment, employee relations, workforce planning, WHS and L&D.

Rate / Salary:
$98/hr + GST or $110K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience in a broad range of HR functions
  • Successfully integrated WHS procedures
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Strong communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview with strong communication skills whilst being able to stay calm under pressure. They are an experienced HR professional who has strong experience in all aspects of HR and building relationships. They would be able to hit the ground running and be an effective member of the team. I would highly recommend interviewing.

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

Reference #:
56147

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Recruitment Manager

An experienced HR professional with extensive experience in recruitment, including bulk rounds, developing recruitment strategies, providing recruitment policy and procedural advice, change management and project planning with a hands-on approach.

Rate / Salary:
$100/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

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

Reference #:
29479

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Recruitment Manager

A HR professional with experience in large and small organisations. They are competent at managing a diverse range of people operations including metrics / workforce planning, learning design and development, rehabilitation performance management, and graduate recruitment.

Rate / Salary:
$120K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Designed and implemented apprentice / cadet / graduate on-boarding program for 200 students and implemented a cost recovery model for the program
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Complex case management including performance management experience
  • Experienced in mentoring and coaching staff in crucial conversations
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview; they have a passion for HR and are able to clearly articulate their skills and experience. They take pride in their work and have the ability to make a difference and drive results. They have a wealth of experience in HR including experience in managing underperformance including Code of Conduct breaches. This candidate would be able to hit the ground running in various areas.

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 transfer
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
59752

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Recruitment Manager

An experienced recruitment and talent acquisition professional with an extensive experience in the graduate program, where they have managed a national team of up to 10 people to deliver a large scale, high volume national graduate recruitment campaign that attracts over 10,000 applications annually.

Rate / Salary:
$115K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced in providing consultative advice on the candidate and employment market including advising on appropriate sourcing strategies
  • Experienced in developing high level student and university engagement plans
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Innovative and strategic thinker
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents very well at interview; they have a passion for graduate recruitment and are very driven. They are articulate and confident with the ability to develop strong working relationships. This candidate is very switched on and highly capable of adapting quickly to new environment. I would highly recommend interviewing them.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
59640

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Work Health & Safety


APS6 Injury Management Advisor

This candidate is a skilled and highly experienced healthcare professional with more than 20 years' experience in a variety of settings, including hospitals, medical/health centres, remote field environments overseas and domestically, and Australian Defence Force fields. They are experienced in leadership, risk management, personnel management, workplace training and assessment and administration.

Rate / Salary:
$95/hr + GST or $100K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Ability to critically analyse and review complex documents (e.g., policy, directives, legal documents) and apply sound judgement to draw conclusions 
  • Experience providing psychological and health support
  • Experience in providing health advice and care for members experiencing chronic psychological and physical disorders
  • Highly adaptable as a team member and leader
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a wealth of experience in mental health. They are currently studying a Graduate Diploma in Psychology and are a registered nurse. They would be highly suitable for an APS6 Injury Management Advisor specialising in mental health.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
60413

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 WHS Officer

This candidate is a WHS professional with over 10 years of experience within the private and public sectors providing advice on WHS legislation, policies, procedures, and guidelines. They have a background in law where they managed the operational implementation of the Work Safety Act 2008 and Work Safety Regulation 2009.

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

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced in providing advice on work health safety legislation, policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Experience in developing and implementing work health safety strategies in accordance with legislation
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Sound understanding of legislative requirements and policies
Our Assesment:

This is a mature candidate with an easy-going nature and a can-do attitude. They have strong communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate their skills and experience. They have a strong passion for WHS and would be able to hit the ground running in a wide variety of circumstances.

They are available for an immediate interview.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
56028

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

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

APS6 Work Health and Safety Advisor

An experienced WHS Advisor with a sound understanding of the inner workings of HR policies and practices within public and private sectors.

Rate / Salary:
$94K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Demonstrated understanding of APS WHS legislative requirements and policies and ability to apply these
  • Strong focus on WHS, quality, delivery and customer service
  • Risk assessment experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a friendly and personable candidate who is task oriented and keen on achieving and delivering on set goals. They have a strong understanding of WHS policies and procedures with a proven record of successfully providing the highest standards of customer service.

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 transfer
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
58525

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 HR Generalist

This candidate has a current NV2 clearance and is an HR specialist with over 15 years’ experience in a variety of aspects across the HR portfolio including recruitment, employee relations, workforce planning, WHS and L&D.

Rate / Salary:
$98/hr + GST or $110K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience in a broad range of HR functions
  • Successfully integrated WHS procedures
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Strong communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview with strong communication skills whilst being able to stay calm under pressure. They are an experienced HR professional who has strong experience in all aspects of HR and building relationships. They would be able to hit the ground running and be an effective member of the team. I would highly recommend interviewing.

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

Reference #:
56147

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 WHS Manager

This candidate has a strong background in mental health and as a WHS manager. They have provided advice and guidance in injury and pain management, return to work plans and health and safety. In addition, this candidate has experience in performing vocational assessments, case management and reviews.

Rate / Salary:
$115K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive case management experience – mental health, legal matters, Work Cover, ATAPS and Private Counsellor Practitioner working on a referral bases with MD, mental health outreach and aged care / elder abuse
  • Assessing risk / protective / safety factors in reference to mental health, client safety, organisational governance etc
  • Sound project management, management skills and leadership skills
  • Ability to rapidly acquire understanding of government legislation, policies, and procedures
  • Mental health nurse / counsellor clinician in mental health
  • High standard of written communication / report writing skills
  • Highly effective negotiation / mediation / facilitation skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate is very passionate about mental health and selfcare. They have an in-depth knowledge of counselling and rehabilitation, worker’s compensation and WHS policies and legislation would be a valued member of the team.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or non-ongoing
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
59494

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Injury Management Specialist

This candidate is a injury / rehab specialist with over 10 years in government and private enterprises where they have gained a wealth of experience developing and implementing new strategies and initiatives to improve return to work rates and health outcomes for injured workers, and reduced claims costs and premiums for employers.

Rate / Salary:
$145K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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 presents well at interview and has exceptional background and solid understanding of WHS and injury management in all aspects. They have strong communication skills and would be a great addition to any team.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or non-ongoing
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
59295

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 Aurion Payroll Officer

This candidate is an HR / payroll professional with over 10 years of experience within the public service. They have gained extensive experience in the end to end processing of payroll utilising Aurion.

Rate / Salary:
$80K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Production of payroll/personnel reports from HRMIS – Aurion Citrix portal
  • Experience creating and managing pay variations through Aurion ticketing system
  • Strong experience in coordinating new start induction process 
  • Experience in assisting managers and employees to identify learning and development needs and opportunities 
  • Ability to interpret and apply APS legislation with ease
  • Personable and approachable demeanour with demonstrated resilience
  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail
Our Assesment:

This candidate is very confident with strong communication skills. They have a friendly, easy going nature with a can-do attitude. They are a highly capable HR / Payroll Officer who can hit the ground running. This candidate comes highly recommended as a valuable member of the team, I would highly recommend interviewing.

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 transfer
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
60345

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Aurion Payroll Officer

This candidate has over 5 years’ experience in payroll where they have gained strong experience in processing leave entitlements, long service leave, and calculating VRs using Aurion. 

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience utilising Aurion and SAP
  • Ability to interpret and apply APS legislation with ease
  • Personable and approachable demeanour with demonstrated resilience
  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail 
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview. They have excellent time management skills and have the ability to manage competing priorities while remaining calm in a pressured environment. They are a good communicator who is results orientated and confident in their abilities.

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

Reference #:
10152

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Payroll Officer

This candidate is an SAP payroll expert with over 10 years’ experience in both public and private sectors where they have gained experience in all aspects in the payroll function processing pays including reconciliations projects.

Rate / Salary:
$75/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

This candidate has a wealth of experience in SAP and would be able to hit the ground running. They present well at interview and are able to clearly articulate their skills and experience. Key strengths appear to be strong attention to detail in a process-driven environment and the ability to respond well to tight timeframes and pressure.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
4109

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Payroll Officer

A Professional payroll officer with over 20 years of experience utilising SAP and Chris 21 were they have gained strong experience in all aspects int he payroll function. 

Rate / Salary:
$70 p/h or $80K plus Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Strong experience in SAP and Chris 21
  • Ability to interpret legislation and apply as required
  • Ability to learn new software packages quickly and efficiently 
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a mature person who is committed to accurate disbursements and resolving any issues in relation to payroll. They would be able to hit the grund running in a wide variety of circumstances 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Non-Ongoing
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
59894

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Payroll Officer (SAP & Aurion)

This candidate has strong experience in payroll where they have developed a very strong understanding of payroll within APS utilising SAP and Aurion.

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr + GST or $80K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive experience utilising SAP and Aurion
  • Ability to interpret and apply APS legislation with ease
  • Personable and approachable demeanour with demonstrated resilience
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a capable payroll officer and would be a valuable member of the team at the APS5 level. They would be able to fit into the team well and hit the ground running. This candidate is a available for an immediate start.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
12774

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Aurion Payroll Officer

An experienced Payroll Officer with over 10 years’ experience where they have gained strong experience in all aspects of the payroll function utilising Aurion.

Rate / Salary:
$94K + Super

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

This candidate presents well at interview, they come across very confident and enjoys working with Aurion. Over the span of their career, they have enjoyed roles in payroll and projects where they can utilise their experience in Aurion.

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
58423

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Payroll Officer

This candidate has 30 years’ experience in processing payroll entitlements and administering conditions of service for staff in a wide variety of designations. They have also been involved in multiple projects auditing under and overpayments of superannuation.

Rate / Salary:
$70/hr + GST or $95K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience working with and applying APS policies and legislation
  • Experience and strong understanding of Commonwealth Super Funds
  • Strong stakeholder engagement with the ability to speak to staff at all levels
  • Strong attention to detail, highly organised, focused
  • Intermediate skills in excel
  • Strong skills in Aurion and SAP
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across as being capable, confident in their abilities, very professional and a ‘straight talker’. They are a mature candidate with a wealth of experience in payroll and superannuation who is able to draw upon their experience to be successful.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
27316

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Payroll Officer

This candidate has over 15 year's experience in payroll where they have gained experience in all aspects of the payroll function and auditing severance payments and long service leave.

Rate / Salary:
$76/hr + GST or $80K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong government payroll management experience
  • High attention to detail and strong stakeholder engagement
  • Strong experience in Aurion, Chris21 and SAP
  • Ability to interpret legislation and apply as required
  • Experience in auditing
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview and takes a lot of pride in their work. They are a good communicator who are results orientated and confident in their abilities. This candidate will be able to hit the ground running and be an effective team member at the APS6 level.

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

Reference #:
4856

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Aurion Payroll Officer

This payroll professional has extensive experience both in and out of the APS. As a payroll and administration officer, our candidate has experience with Aurion, SAP and MYOB and is happy to process both business as usual payroll and complex calculations.

Rate / Salary:
$80K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong payroll background for both government and private organisations
  • Experience using systems such as Aurion, MYOB, SAP & Finance1
  • Experience processing additional payroll calculations such as superannuation, leave, maternity leave, salary sacrificing, higher duties and allowances
  • Answering enquiries and providing advice on payroll policy
Our Assesment:

This payroll professional has the experience to add a wealth of knowledge to their next payroll team. References attest to an amicable nature and a willingness to learn. This candidate's experience and personality will be an asset to the next organisation they join.

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

Reference #:
15425

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)


Big4 Director (Strategy & Technology)

This candidate has extensive experience delivering complex, strategic, large scale digital transformations and pieces of work. Recent engagements have included working with Executives including Band 3 to review an agency's operating model. They are looking for a change from Big4 into a niche or tier 2 firm.

Rate / Salary:
$175K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 7+ years' Big4 consulting experience
  • Broad skillset across technology and strategy 
  • Exposure across diverse APS clients and Defence
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across as articulate, passionate and driven. They leverage their strengths in delivering quality work to win further work. Their favourite engagements have been on projects where they can see with a positive impact on people’s lives, however, is also comfortable working on Defence engagements. 

As a manager, I believe they would be collaborative, hands-on and would allocate work to themselves as well. They are looking for a partner who will continue to invest time in them through mentoring and coaching.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
60464

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

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

HR Consulting Specialist

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

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

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

Reference #:
35818

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Transformation Change Manager

This candidate is an experienced and skilled transformation / change manager who brings 25+ years' expertise in developing, implementing and leading significant organisational change projects/programs with key Australian Government agencies and departments in up to SES level. They have a track record of improving organisational performance and capability by way of ‘big picture’ strategic thinking, translating organisational vision into key outcomes / deliverables, providing advice to Ministerial and senior executive levels and leading and developing high performing teams.

Rate / Salary:
$170 p/h or $180K Salary

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strategic analysis of policies, objectives, processes, systems and standards
  • Development of operational frameworks
  • Strategic advice, negotiation and leadership
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across as outcomes focused with high level EQ. Years of acting band 1 experience combined with their exposure to band 3s and 4s have, in the words of a referee, given them the "strategic understanding on how to pull a lot of unrelated things together".

In a project environment you would get the most value with them managing a large complex project in distress. Alternatively they are equally capable of setting up a new program/project initiative.

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

Reference #:
58678

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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Indigenous & Equality Groups

Identified Candidates


APS5/6 Identified Policy & Project Officer

Identified Indigenous candidate with strong skills in social sector policy, programs and projects. Experience working in federal and state governments and the not for profit sector.

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Diploma of Government
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences
  • Lived experience of how public service policies and programs affect Indigenous communities
  • Strong policy skills with experience developing QONs, QTBs, senate estimate briefings and ministerial correspondence
  • Experience developing and implementing cultural change management strategies with public service departments
Our Assesment:

An enthusiastic, personable and professional individual who enjoys roles that make a positive impact on the community.

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
57854

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Security Vetting Officer

This candidate is an experienced security officer with 5+ years providing vetting and security compliance services to high-level government bodies and Defence. They have worked specifically in the vetting space assessing security clearance applications, including investigation and analysis for individuals that may represent risk to the Commonwealth. They have also been involved in leading teams, on-boarding and training of new staff members.

Rate / Salary:
$86/hr + GST or $95K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Cert. IV in Government Security (Personnel Vetting)
  • Strong familiarity to the Protective Security Framework Policy
  • Flexible across the administrative and physical aspects of personnel security including assessment of security intelligence for relevance and urgency
Our Assesment:

This candidate communicates clearly and with confidence and has a strong history in personnel security. They are wanting to grow their career in the personnel security discipline towards influencing policy and a local and national level.

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

Reference #:
58816

H1R Consultant:
James Buckland on (02) 6108 4878

Project Manager (QMS, Audit & Risk)

This candidate is an experienced program, project and risk management professional. They have experience across a broad range of experience across defence, central and operational agencies. Previously they have consolidated sperate 94 Quality Management Systems onto a single certificate.

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Proven track-record of success leading large-scale transformation projects from conception to completion
  • 15+ years' APS experience
  • Experienced at developing audit standards to measure organisational performance against statutory, regulatory and policy requirements
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across as personable at interview and as someone who would enjoy a joke. They have a methodical approach to projects and tasks. I’d describe them overall as reliable and stable rather than a stellar performer. They are an affordable stable option with an NV1 available immediately.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
59335

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Marketing, PR and Communications

Marketing & 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

Experienced Digital Events Manager

A bright and skills communications professional with a background in complex event management and a passion for social engagement. They have developed their skills from a career in the private sector and is on a long trajectory of success, aiming to expand their career within the APS.

Currently contracted with the Australian National University until November, however, due to expected budget cutbacks, will likely not receive an extension of contract and is preparing for the next phase of their career.

Rate / Salary:
$83/hr + GST or $85K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong events and logistics management experience
  • High-level stakeholder engagement and management
  • High-quality communications, both written and oral presentation
  • Strong business acumen and tertiary background in Events Management and Bachelor of Business
Our Assesment:

A highly polished, high functioning professional who prides themselves on the quality of their work and mature approach to new challenges. This candidate would be well suited to an environment where they are surrounded by high performing peers, clear objectives, and creative problem-solving opportunities.

They would suit a high performing team that can match energy levels, enthusiasm, and desire for high-quality outcomes. I have no hesitation in recommending this candidate for an interview in person or via video conference at your earliest convenience.

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

Reference #:
59868

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

High performing APS5/6 Events & Project Manager

This candidate is a highly organised and detail-oriented project and events manager with a rich career history of success and adaptability is the organisation and development of small to large scale events. They are seeking opportunities for growth and management responsibilities as they take on more scope within their career. 

This candidate is an extremely capable professional who would thrive in fast-paced and agile team environment. They have a broad experience in delivering traditional events, and new digital and hybrid event requirements in the wake of COVID-19.

Rate / Salary:
$84/hr + GST or $86K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • High-level planning and time management for varying scale events
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Resilient and highly adaptable to technological change and requirements
  • High-level stakeholder engagement and management
Our Assesment:

They are a highly polished and very presentable professional who speaks very confidently and is engaging. They have an impressive list of career achievements even though it is short in length comparatively. They are a dedicated and reliable candidate who enjoys sharing success and recognition for the work they do. 

They are very meticulous in detail and has a very mature outlook of their career as a set of milestones they would like to achieve, aiming for leadership and management opportunities over incremental salary jumps to define success.

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

Reference #:
60279

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

Marketing & Advocacy Specialist

This candidate is an experienced leader and strategic communications professional who has amassed more than 15 years’ experience across the public, private and NFP sectors.

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Highly developed organisational communications and marketing skill
  • Strong strategic planning, development, and implementation
  • High level writing skill for non-government and commercial interests
  • Skilled stakeholder management for harmonious and productive relationships
Our Assesment:

This candidate brings a high level of energy to the table, and at interview spoke very well about their experience setting up teams for success and advocating for Australian industry. This candidate's motivations for a change of role is seeking greater challenges and financial security in the wake of COVID-19. Their experience at APS6 level would be of great benefit to an established team and provide a safe set of hands.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
34880

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

Marketing & Communications Director

Senior Marketing, Program, Change Management and Stakeholder Engagement Executive with NGO and government experience. They are passionate about creating a collaborative environment to drive change and create competitive sustainable solutions. Well qualified with a Masters in Management amongst other qualifications. 

Rate / Salary:
$140K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Project management (Prince 2) and logistics
  • Events and stakeholder engagement
  • Strategy and planning development
  • Fundraising, sales, marketing
  • Masterof Management
Our Assesment:

They excel in roles in a project based environment with challenging milestones and requiring strong stakeholder engagement. They have strong writing skills and pride themselves on being results focused, highly organised and collaborative.

This candidate interviews very well. They clearly excel in roles where they need to operationalise complex outcomes through careful planning, coordination and controlling challenging groups of stakeholders to drive towards a deadline. We recommend an interview.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
39455

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Executive - 20+ yrs exp. with multi-national FMCG

This candidate is a highly driven Senior Executive with over 20 years’ experience with blue-chip multi-national FMCG organisations. They have a proven track record in building collaborative relationships, leading highly engaged teams, and delivering results. They are seeking an engaging role with end to end strategy and influence opportunities following an organisational restructure.

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Highly developed stakeholder engagement skills
  • Highly developed business and portfolio strategy development
  • Extensive experience leading cross-functional teams and driving accelerated growth
  • Experienced high-level budget management up to $15M
Our Assesment:

At interview, this candidate stood out as a high performing and extremely intelligent marketing professional. They were very thoughtful and thorough in their responses to questions about experiences and expressed several strategies that will utilise their skills and transfer FMCG experiences to a new role.

This is a top-flight candidate with an enviable selection of experience and skill to match. They are positioned extremely well in their pursuit to find a new opportunity and delivers fantastic value for money for a hire of this calibre. I have no hesitation in giving them my strongest recommendation for an interview.

Opportunities Seeking:
Ongoing, non-ongoing or contract
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
57920

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day 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

Communications & Marketing Manager

An experienced Marcomms 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:
$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


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Digital & Graphic Design


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 + GST 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

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 government. They have a proven ability to create engaging written and visual communications for a diverse range of initiatives in a fast-paced environment.

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

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

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

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

Reference #:
54591

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Visual Design & Multimedia Specialist

This person brings 15 years of high-level creative design, visual communications, and multimedia production experience, contracting for a broad range of commercial and federal government clients.

Rate / Salary:
$95/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelors of Arts and Graphic Design
  • Broad creative toolkit; InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Lightroom, Adobe XD, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Acrobat Pro, Audition, Muse, DreamWeaver
  • Award-winning campaign productions
Our Assesment:

This person interviews easily with a high-level of emotional intelligence, and brings an impressive folio of visual collateral, from print through to digital design, and end-to-end creative execution of campaign work. Their personality is to the point, while able to consult on an effective design strategy.

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
384

H1R Consultant:
James Buckland on (02) 6108 4878

Experienced Design Lead

This person brings a strong creative background in senior leadership roles for commercial businesses, from hands-on UI design through to comprehensive user-focused service design. Their knowledge and expertise is built on the foundations of improving the customer's experience to create tangible and commercial outcomes.

Rate / Salary:
$160K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 25+ years in the design industry, keeping on the forefront of digital
  • Exceptional marketing and brand acumen, writing strategy for market leaders
  • Integrated digital strategy development across multiple platforms
Our Assesment:

This person has a uniquely broad skillset that is not commonly found in the Canberra market. Culturally a supportive and collaborative leader with a high level of emotional intelligence, and the passion and drive to discover the 'why' amongst the design process.

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

Reference #:
58571

H1R Consultant:
James Buckland on (02) 6108 4878


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Communications


APS5 Digital Communications Officer

This person brings a strong track-record in web-based projects, written communications, and content design in the rfederal government. Tertiary qualified in communications, they have naturally found their feet in digital content design and mid-level strategy. Most recently involved in a GovCMS migration project reviewing and editing content, testing, and evaluating the user experience as part of a small project team.

Rate / Salary:
$76/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 5+ years' experience in digital communications in APS, also various community involvement initiatives
  • BA of Journalism / Media Communications
  • Professional development in CMS, Adobe CS, advanced MS Word, Accessibility WCAG2.0
  • Cert III in Business
  • MS Office, SharePoint, HTML, online and print publishing, stakeholder engagement, social media
Our Assesment:

This person interviews well as a strong 'up-and-comer', positioned as a high-performing APS5 digital communications and web projects officer who would be an investment to the workplace culture. Suitable for a web project team looking for a reliable and hands-on resource who is also great with stakeholders.

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
59136

H1R Consultant:
James Buckland on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Communications & Stakeholder Engagement Officer

This candidate brings 17 years' communications and stakeholder engagement experience, most recently in the APS including secretariat, change management, projects support, online marketing, database management, and design. Continuous professional development in CMS and creative tools, as well as recent uptake in training and coaching certifications.

Rate / Salary:
$87/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Heavy use of digital technologies and comprehensive understanding of creative design tools
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement, customer support, and communications skills – translating technical speak to the lay
  • Upskilled in training and mentoring, change management, content development, and graphic design
Our Assesment:

This person is personable by nature, has great stakeholder engagement skills and clear concise communications. They're an exceptional character who consistently takes on challenging roles that involve variety and flexibility, where they can disarm difficult stakeholders. Their creative, analytical, and supportive personality makes a unique blend that is not commonly found at the APS6 level.

Opportunities Seeking:
Short & long term contracts
Availability:
Available from November 16

Reference #:
4613

H1R Consultant:
James Buckland on (02) 6108 4878

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

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 + GST 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

APS6 Communications Officer

An experienced marketing, communications and engagement Officer with over three years applied experience in the federal government, private and higher education sectors.

Rate / Salary:
$85K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Passionate about the NFP sector
  • Highly systems savvy and able to design web content and pages – has used Joomla and Drupal
  • Highly creative and independent
Our Assesment:

A vibrant candidate with a great sense of humour. They are a solid communicator with the ability to work in high pressure and stressful environments. This candidate is eager to find a role that will allow them to be creative.

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

Reference #:
3820

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Communication Strategy & Branding Specialist

Marketing strategy | brand development and positioning | consumer research and insights | campaign development | content marketing | business partnerships | digital and social media.

These are just some of the knowledge area this candidate would bring to your team. This candidate pushes the boundaries, using innovative approaches to achieve organisational goals.

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience leading large scale campaigns, including community based campaigns
  • Experience with communications change management
  • Business development experience, and they continue to use these strong networking and stakeholder engagement abilities
Our Assesment:

Dynamic and engaging, this candidate has a lot to offer. Their ability to adapt to a new product and service is quick and they hold tertiary qualifications ranging from science and marketing to finance. Ready for their next challenge this candidate welcomes all opportunities.

Opportunities Seeking:
Ongoing, non-ongoing or contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
6658

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Communications & PR Specialist

An experienced marketing and communications professional, with experience across various projects in the public and private sectors. Their expertise centres around technical information being disseminated simply and writing for many levels of audience from the general public to Ministers.

They were most recently contracted to work for a prominent department, however following a team restructure their position was made redundant and they are now looking for their next opportunity at the EL1 level.

Rate / Salary:
$91/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive high-quality internal communication and media roles
  • Strong public relations and issues management experience 
  • High quality writing ability for media releases and media liaison
  • Master of Communication
  • Receiver of many Secretaries awards and commendations for excellence
Our Assesment:

A star team performer who would suit well to a team with clear goals, open communication, and team focused outcomes. Once in the zone, they are unstoppable as backed up by their referees.

This candidate has proven themselves immensely capable of performing at the EL1 level after more than 10 years at APS6 level and would again flourish with the opportunity to work in this capacity with a team of equally high performers. I have no hesitation in recommending a face to face interview at your earliest convenience.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
58324

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Change & Communications Manager

This candidate is an experienced leader who has previously looked after both combined and communications portfolios. A large part of their success comes from the ability to develop and implement communication strategies in support of organisational change.

Rate / Salary:
$140K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Development and implementation of policies and pilot projects to improve workforce flexibility
  • Well-developed communications and change management practises honed through the delivery of numerous organisational development projects
  • Masters level qualifications supporting over 15 years experience
Our Assesment:

They can draw on experience driving cultural change and have shown strong personal accountability and a determination to achieve outcomes. Some of the issues that have been faced and overcome have been around team and organisational cultural change where well entrenched stakeholders required strong communications and strong change management.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
3901

H1R Consultant:
James Buckland 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

ICT & Communications Change Manager (20 years exp.)

A strategic change communications specialist with over 20 years’ experience working within the APS and achieving several personal business successes. Their strengths are ICT focused, extending to web development, planning, and site management in addition to preparing ministerial correspondence.

Recently finished a contract with ACT Government and is now seeking new opportunities to suit their skillset and take on new challenges.

Rate / Salary:
$115/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • High level contract management and oversight of programs and annual reports.
  • In-depth management of departmental website content development and reviews
  • High quality marketing and research, website design development, stakeholder engagement and budget management
  • Double Diploma in Public Relations and Event Management
Our Assesment:

At interview, this candidate presents as a strong and knowledgeable communications professional with a clear passion for their work in strategic change management. This candidate is enthusiastic and values careful precision in the execution of plans.

Strong strategic communications and correspondence experience in addition to contract management. They have worked at the EL1 level for quite a number of years and is seeking opportunities that would present a challenge or in a new field of focus. Please don’t hesitate to interview in person or via video conference.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
1656

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Strategic Communications Professional (NV2)

This candidate is highly skilled with a diverse background of public and private sector experience, spanning more than 17 years. They are seeking senior opportunities that will enable them to continue their career progression and a strong desire for a challenging and rewarding role within a fast-moving agency or department.

Rate / Salary:
$140/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Highly developed strategic communications and engagement skills
  • Effective leadership and management experience including 10 direct staff and teams up to 100 staff
  • Strong project development, management and implementation to strict budget constraints
  • Highly developed stakeholder engagement skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a competent and engaged communications professional with a keen eye for detail and accuracy. They have a very well-rounded list of previous roles and like to be engaged in stimulating projects. As a high performer, this candidate's achievements stem from their strategic insights and dedication to project development and implementation. This candidate will be a great fit for a dynamic and diverse team in need of strong leadership and creative direction. I have no hesitation in recommending this candidate for interviews in person or via video conference.

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

Reference #:
57563

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

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

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 judgement 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 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


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Content & Technical Writing


APS5 Content Designer

This person brings a strong track-record in web-based projects, written communications, and content design in the rfederal government. Tertiary qualified in communications, they have naturally found their feet in digital content design and mid-level strategy. Most recently involved in a GovCMS migration project reviewing and editing content, testing, and evaluating the user experience as part of a small project team.

Rate / Salary:
$76/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 5+ years' experience in digital communications in APS, also various community involvement initiatives
  • BA of Journalism / Media Communications
  • Professional development in CMS, Adobe CS, advanced MS Word, Accessibility WCAG2.0
  • Cert III in Business
  • MS Office, SharePoint, HTML, online and print publishing, stakeholder engagement, social media
Our Assesment:

This person interviews well as a strong 'up-and-comer', positioned as a high-performing APS5 digital communications and web projects officer who would be an investment to the workplace culture. Suitable for a web project team looking for a reliable and hands-on resource who is also great with stakeholders.

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
59136

H1R Consultant:
James Buckland 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 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