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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

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


Finance Manager

CPA qualified Accountant with strong experience in the not-for-profit industry and 1 years experience across financial and management accounting.  Bright, bubbly, positive candidate that will engage well with people across the business. 

Rate / Salary:
$120K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong financial reporting experience in $100 million turnover 
  • Good experience with budget/forecast/analysis 
  • Previous experience with government accounting frameworks 
  • Intermediate excel skills 
Our Assesment:

Candidate presents very well at interview and is always looking to improve systems.  Happy to do business as usual work as well as getting getting into project work that will help with their professional development. 

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

Reference #:
36381

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878


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Accounts Processing/ Financial Operations


APS4/5 Finance Officer

Engaging Finance Officer with over 5 years + experience across accounts payable and accounts receivable in SME's.  Happy to initially contract in the APS and would be a good long term fit.  

Rate / Salary:
$75K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong accounts payable and accounts receivable experience 
  • High attention to detail 
  • Good communication skills / interpersonal skills
Our Assesment:

Would be a hard worker and strong team player across most teams in the APS.  This candidate would quickly learn the nuances of government and become a valuable member of the team. 

Opportunities Seeking:
6 - 12 month contracts
Availability:
January 2022

Reference #:
14631

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Finance Officer

Good government experience in a busy financial operations team who also has experience in bookkeeping in a small SME.  

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Broad financial operations experience in the APS - AP, AR, credit cards and travel 
  • Assist in leading a small team and reviews their work 
  • Finance system: TechOne & CBMS 
Our Assesment:

Approachable, friendly Finance Officer that will easily build relationships with colleagues at all levels.  Currently the 'go-to' person in the department, this person will quickly add value as they will be able to hit the ground running with minimal training.  

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

Reference #:
70435

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878


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Qualified Assistant Accountants/ Accountants (Up to APS6)


APS6 Financial Accountant

A CA/CPA qualified accountant transferring from the private to public sector with a preference for technical financial accounting.  Good experience as a Finance Manager with a high level of responsibility in a demanding / high expectations business.

Rate / Salary:
$95K + Super

Security Clearance:
None - Australian citizen

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Xero / Intermediate Excel skills
  • Broad Finance Manager responsibilities in a $20M business
  • Well developed interpersonal / communication skills
Our Assesment:

A strong 6 that we see transitioning well into the public sector - team player positive attitude, excellent work ethic, and coachable.

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

Reference #:
70092

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878


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Administration and Office Support

Reception and Administration


Baseline-Cleared Administration Officer

An experienced administrator who is being contracted to various APS departments to perform various administrative and coordination functions. This candidate also has leadership and support experience paired with strong communication skills.

Rate / Salary:
$63/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Administration, coordination and correspondence experience
  • Management of general enquiries and coordinating responses to stakeholders
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Financials and procurement administration experience
  • Proficient with a range of systems and processes 

 

Our Assesment:

This candidate is personable, has strong communication skilled and excellent administrative abilities. They have good experience working with stakeholders and will be able to use these skills to quickly adapt to a new environment. 

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

Reference #:
54441

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

NV1-Cleared Administrator

An experienced administrator in the APS who has strong communication and correspondence skills, paired with high attention to detail. This candidate has solid experience when it comes to administration, correspondence management, compliance, and customer service.

Rate / Salary:
$73/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Several years’ experience in administration, correspondence and customer service
  • Recent APS4/5 experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • High level attention to detail, organised and can juggle priorities.
  • Quality assurance and assessment experience
  • Data and records management
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a personable and hard-working individual who is eager to see career progression in a new role. They have a solid all-round APS skillset, paired with an NV1 security clearance, so is a rare candidate who will not be available for long. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Temporary or permanent positions
Availability:
2 weeks’ notice

Reference #:
65833

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878


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Secretariat/ Coordination


EL1 Secretariat Officer

This candidate is a driven and highly effective APS secretariat and senior administrator with over 5 years experience working at the APS6 level as well as stints A/g EL1. They are looking for an s26 transfer or A/g opportunities at the EL1 level. 

Rate / Salary:
$110K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Proven track record as a senior secretariat, program manager and executive assistant in public sector roles
  • Highly systems savvy and IT proficiency (PDMS, MS Office Suite, SAP etc.)
  • Effectively organised and adept at providing departmental services, working across teams, and collaborating with relevant parties to deliver shared outcomes
  • Proficient in producing high quality results in tight timeframes and operate independently and part of a multi- disciplinary team
  • Superior abilities in relationship management and stakeholder engagement
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Experience preparing briefs, ministerial correspondence and written correspondence for Ministers and Senior Executives
Our Assesment:

This candidate is well known to HorizonOne and is considered an exceptional candidate. They have extensive secretariat and coordination experience coupled with a Baseline security clearance. Their work ethic and skills have been verified with very strong comments from referees. 

Opportunities Seeking:
s26
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
32598

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878


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Data/Statistical Analysts

APS Level Data Analyst


APS4/5 Data Analyst- NV1

This candidate is a finance and aspiring data professional.

They are passionate about a long term career in data as demonstrated through them currently completing their Masters of Data and Analysis

Rate / Salary:
$75 p/h

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:

•           2+ years APS experience

•           Solid Excel, beginner Python and SQL

•          Good communicator

•          Fast learner

Our Assesment:

 If you are willing and able to invest some time in this candidate to develop their data skills they would make a great long-term addition to the team and I’d be happy to recommend interviewing.

I've had multiple people in the market provide good feedback on this candidate

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks

Reference #:
49321

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

End to end data analyst | 200+ line SQL query | Power BI | >$100 charge

This candidate is a data professional with experience across data analysis, data engineering, software development and economics.

 they hold both a Master of International and Development Economics and Master of Computing

They have 8+ years experience in the private sector and looking at applying their skills in an APS context.

Rate / Salary:
$100 p/h or $0 Salary

Security Clearance:
None- but willing to obtain and maintain

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • End to end data analysis data analytics, dashboard design, advance statistics, data modelling, ETL, Data quality assurance, solving complex technical issues from various data sources
  • Advanced SQL –200+  line queries (SQL for analysis, wrangling, cleaning, manipulating, extracting
  • Advanced visualisation (Created 50+ dashboards in Tableau 30+ in Power BI)
  •  Understanding of data governance requirements across every area of the data lifecycle
  • Intermediate/ Advanced Python and R. Will use Python to wrangle large data sets, will use do R work in Python
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across as extremely bright with a pragmatic and practical approach to data.

Their history points to a high achiever who can adapt easily and quickly to new environments. 

At this rate and with his skillset I recommend interviewing as I believe he would make a great long-term addition to your team




Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
4-6 weeks

Reference #:
70468

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Research Officer, Data Analyst

This candidate has been responsible for a number of different projects, some of which include data validation - liaising with both internal and external stakeholders to resolve data quality issues, authoring papers both for internal use and the public-facing external website, producing data visualisations using Tableau for multiple different reports and producing excel data tables through tools that allow the team to load, analyse and manipulate multiple different datasets.

 

They have worked on projects which go to the Prime Minister and Cabinet to develop and resolve complex policy issues. Through these projects they developed the skills to take initiative and work efficiently to complete the task at a high standard. They have experience producing minister briefings and has been able to demonstrate high level written and verbal communication. This candidate writes clearly and concisely, has a strong eye for detail, and learns new things quickly. The projects they have worked on have enhanced there strategic and analytical skills in various contexts.

Rate / Salary:
$85.48 per hour + GST

Security Clearance:
None

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Science (Human Biology)
  • Data Analysis 
  • Excellent communication skills – is likeable and articulate and would fit in really well to most teams
  • Articulate and clearly an intelligent graduate that’s driven and ambitious
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite and a variety of other systems – technically savvy
  • Understanding of laboratory environment, scientific research and language
Our Assesment:

This is a very bright and bubbly candidate who would do an excellent job with minimal direction. They would be reliable and hardworking, and  would take direction well 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
1 week notice

Reference #:
61491

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878

Solid APS5/6 Data Analyst available immediately

This candidate is Data and Reporting Analyst with key skills in business analysis. ( Business Analysis to get better data and reporting outcomes)

Recently moved to Canberra after an extensive and stable career in the commercial sector for some of the largest global companies

Rate / Salary:
$80 p/h or APS5/6 non-ongoing

Security Clearance:
None

Experience and Technical Skills:

•           20+ years experience in data and reporting

•           Advanced Excel, Beginner/Intermediate Power BI

•           Bachelor of Mathematics (Double Major in Statistics and Operations Research)

Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across as a very stable and low maintenance employee as demonstrated by their long-term tenure in most roles.


I would describe this candidate as a stable and reliable performer rather than a high performer who will fit in well with most teams.

Previously on EL1 salary at this rate, you are getting good value

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
70424

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Management Level Data Analyst


Data savvy & articulate policy and evaluation specialist- EL1 Merit list

This candidate is a policy and evaluation specialist with rapidly developing data literacy and analysis


They will work best where they can be the conduit between data, policy, and program areas.

They sit on the less technical side of the data continuum.

Rate / Salary:
$115 p/h

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 10+ years experience across both APS and the private sector
  • About to be merit listed at the EL1
  • Experience across multiple Departments and programs
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across as articulate, personable with very good communication skills.

They were able to clearly articulate how they previously helped assist the misalignment between data governance, data analysis and policy. Their favourite role involved end to end data analysis where they understood and were able to articulate the caveats to be applied in the analysis

 If you are after a good generalist who will be a solid glue person within the team this candidate would make a solid option. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks

Reference #:
57928

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Power BI Developer (DAX) - NV2

This candidate is a data and reporting officer who specialises in building dynamic reports and dashboards using advanced Microsoft Excel and Power BI, (including the use of advanced formulas, Power Query, Power Pivot and DAX measures) to tell a story via visualisation.

They have created reports on key project milestones and activities using Microsoft Power BI using SQL tables and DAX measures. They have experience working in research and national security departments.

Rate / Salary:
$115/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Skilled at building dynamic reports and dashboards using advanced Microsoft Excel and Power BI, including the use of advanced formulas, Power Query, Power Pivot and DAX measures
  • Advanced skills in: Microsoft Excel (including use of Power Query and Power Pivots), Microsoft Power BI Cloud Service, Access and SharePoint (including connecting to Microsoft), dimensional data modeling (mainly tabular data, some experience with geospatial data), ETL methodology of data warehousing
  • Experienced with manipulation of large quantities of live or historical data from various systems and databases and presenting them in the form of structured reports with detailed analysis of trends and forecasts
Our Assesment:

This candidate is quite articulate and has solid communication skills. I would describe them as a business focused data and reporting analyst with very good technical skills. They are more comfortable with the numbers rather than the words point of view for reports, however they will give the policy/program team everything they need to write a 6 page brief or talking point.

At this rate, I recommend moving quickly as they won't be available for long.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
27429

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Economists

Economists


EL1 Economic Regulatory Officer

A regulatory and economic specialist with varied experience working for the WA Government and an independent regulatory body. They were responsible for delivering a series of time-critical regulatory reform projects to Cabinet within the Government’s microeconomic reform agenda.

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Master of Economics
  • Master of Science in Natural Resource Management
  • Technical quantitative and qualitative analysis skills
  • Highly developed regulatory analysis skills
  • Experience operating in a highly technical and complex regulatory environment
Our Assesment:

Intelligent and driven individual looking to transition to federal government. Currently located in WA, but upwardly mobile and able to relocate and start with 2-3 weeks' notice.

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

Reference #:
64415

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Governance, Risk & Assurance

Audit & Assurance


Compliance & Risk & Audit Specialist

This candidate has 14 years' experience in the APS and is looking for a new contract. Currently working as a Project Manager, this candidate undertakes grant selection processes in consultation with the Grants Hub. They also work on drafting of grant opportunity guidelines, grant policy documents and look after Ministerial Submissions.

Rate / Salary:
$91/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Trained in fraud awareness and Enterprise Compliance and Fraud 
  • Risk Management Essentials Certificate IV 
  • Strong research and analysis skills 
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Experience with Audit management reporting and maintaining Audit schedules
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a proven track record as a high performing contractor. They have been given repeated contract extensions and strong recommendations from previous supervisors. At interview, they came across as an intelligent and knowledgeable professional with a wealth of knowledge across the APS.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
69065

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878


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Governance & Risk


EL2 Governance, Strategy and Change Manager

12 years' experience at the Director level in federal government with a background in communications and public affairs. Extensive experience leading change projects within the corporate strategy and governance space. Currently leading a $70 mill strategic review of the governance, reporting and assurance of programs across a small Commonwealth agency, which has involved establishing a Project Hub team. 

Rate / Salary:
$135k + 15.4% super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience mapping out strategic plans from scratch and quickly identifying where the change is needed
  • Experience leading small government teams within several agencies
  • Legislative review
  • Change management in operational areas - finding efficiencies, more effective reporting processes, etc.
  • Ministerial coordination, committee management
  • Project and program management
Our Assesment:

Personable and professional individual with a demonstrated ability to lead teams through complex change processes. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Secondment or Permanent Transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
69573

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Governance, Risk & Program Manager (EL2 & Big4 )

This candidate is a senior advisor with 20+ years’ experience across federal and state government and consulting. They are a specialist in governance, strategic planning, risk, program management, business process improvement and stakeholder facilitation. They worked their way up to EL2 before moving into consulting: working for Big 4 and Tier 2s.

Rate / Salary:
$140/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive and in-depth experience advising for risk management in the APS
  • Excellent business and strategic planning skills
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement skills
  • Practical understanding of risk from a corporate context
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across at interview as passionate and engaging. They have an extensive and specialised background in risk management across a range of sectors. They will hit the ground running with an uplift capability in a corporate governance or risk environment.

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

Reference #:
57637

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 in the Big4. They come across as an intelligent and proactive individual.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
258

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Human Resources

HR Generalists


EL1/EL2 Workplace Relations Advisor

An expert HR practitioner with more than 30 years of experience within workplace relations, conditions of employment, and project feasibility. They have gained extensive success in implementing HR policy and programs. They have attained operational expertise through varied experiences representing employers in a wide variety of industries across Australia.

Rate / Salary:
$140/hr + GST or $125K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong experience in providing industrial relations advice and representation to member councils 
  • Conducted enterprise agreement negotiation skills training for numerous government agencies 
  • Strong knowledge of employment law
  • Experience in appearing before the Fair Work Commission from routine and procedural matters through to unfair dismissal conferences and hearings, industrial dispute conciliation conferences, and arbitration and appeals
  • Briefing workgroups on workplace relations and human resource issues such as new policies, organisational change, and enterprise agreement negotiations
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview. They are an assertive, professional, and organised candidate with the ability to articulate corporate HR and strategic vision for diverse cultural and fragmented audiences across Australia. They have wealth of experience in employee relations and would add significant value to any team.

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

Reference #:
6112

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 HR Generalist

HR professional with 10 years of experience. During this time they have gained strong skills in all aspects of HR including change management, learning and development, recruitment, diversity and workforce capability.

Rate / Salary:
$115K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

A well-presented candidate with strong communication skills and the ability to clearly articulate their skills and experience. They develop solid working relationships and have a can-do attitude. This candidate is a highly motivated and energetic person who has proven results in all areas of HR. With their drive and passion, they are able to succeed and be a valuable member of the team.

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 transfer
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
555

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Code of Conduct Officer

This candidate has over 30 years of experience in the investigation environment where they have gained strong experience in conducting assessments and code of conduct investigations against Code of Conduct breaches, including misuse of credit cards, theft, conduct, misappropriation, and abuse of public office.

Rate / Salary:
$93/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong stakeholder engagement with the ability to influence
  • Strong complex case management and performance management experience
  • Strong investigation skills
  • Ability to interpret and apply APS legislation with ease
Our Assesment:

This is a mature candidate who has strong experience within Code of Conduct and investigations. They have strong communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate their skills and experience. With a wealth of experience in investigations, they would be able to hit the ground running at the APS6 level.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
1 weeks' notice

Reference #:
62499

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 HR Advisor

A strong HR Generalist who enjoys a challenging and fast-paced environment, they have strong recruitment experience along including bulk rounds. In addition, they have strong policy and process skills, enabling the achievement of strategic results and targets.

Rate / Salary:
$95/hr or $85k salary

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Ability to source and implement Human Resource legislative frameworks including the National Employment Standards and Fair Work Act
  • Strong end to end recruitment experience including bulk rounds
  • Quickly builds meaningful and influential relationships with diverse stakeholders across different industries and organisations
  • Continuous improvement focused with a demonstrated ability to manage and embed process change
  • Applies human resources knowledge into practice quickly and with critical thought
  • Highly skilled in the use of the Microsoft Office suite, Google drive and multiple customer relationship management systems
  • Understanding of return-to-work rehabilitation plans
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview; they are a resourceful and dedicated individual with professional work experience and a proven ability to meet tight deadlines. With excellent communication and interpersonal skills, they comfortably engage stakeholders from a diverse range of backgrounds. They demonstrate initiative when problem-solving and actively participate in team environments.

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

Reference #:
57654

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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HR Strategy


EL2 HR Manager

An experienced HR professional across all aspects of the HR function including leadership, learning and development, employee experience, mergers and acquisitions, and organisational development.

Rate / Salary:
$147/hr + GST or $175K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Development of end to end employee experience initiatives to achieve employee retention and engagement
  • Past leadership of the HR function and current mentoring of seven HR professionals
  • Development of change and communications plans to meet project implementation of capability frameworks and performance management systems
  • Change management including culture and values programs
  • Current governance associated with mergers and acquisitions
  • Depth of experience in learning and development – design, delivery and evaluation
Our Assesment:

An experienced professional with a passion for working with individuals and teams to develop their effectiveness which ultimately leads to improved business outcomes.

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

Reference #:
47151

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Strategy and Governance Manager

An experienced Executive across not-for-profit, private, and government sectors with high-level leadership and analytical competencies, complemented with strong governance, strategic thinking, planning, communication, change management and people skills.

Rate / Salary:
$145/hr or $180k Salary

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • A dynamic leader with broad management qualifications, experience, skills, and knowledge.
  • Background in working with Boards to facilitate good governance, strategic growth, change management, and risk mitigation.
  • Proven capacity to lead and manage multiple functions across an organisation.
  • Commitment to enabling social change within a person-centered framework
  • Experienced in providing strong strategic and governance practices 
  • Successfully led change management strategies and processes
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview and have a strong professional and personal drive, accompanied by a high level of integrity, They are outcomes focused, enjoy a challenge and have a proven ability to transition successfully to different work environments. 

With this candidate's background and adaptability, they would be able to draw upon their skills and experience to be successful.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Non-Ongoing
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
26600

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Learning & Development


EL2 Learning & Development Manager

An experienced HR professional with experience in all aspects of the HR function including leadership, learning and development, employee experience, mergers and acquisitions, and organisational development.

Rate / Salary:
$147/hr + GST or $175K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Development of end to end employee experience initiatives to achieve employee retention and engagement
  • Past leadership of the HR function and current mentoring of seven HR professionals
  • Development of change and communications plans to meet project implementation of capability frameworks and performance management systems
  • Change management including culture and values programs
  • Current governance associated with mergers and acquisitions
  • Depth of experience in learning and development – design, delivery and evaluation
Our Assesment:

An experienced professional with a passion for working with individuals and teams to develop their effectiveness which ultimately leads to improved business outcomes.

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

Reference #:
47151

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6/EL1 Learning & Development Officer

This candidate has over 20 years of experience in the areas of human resources and learning and development where they have gained qualifications, expertise, knowledge, and skills in engagements over a wide range of sectors and industries. They have a proven track record of managing learning and development projects ranging in size from small, one-off projects, to managing the instructional, design, development, and implementation of million-dollar training initiatives.

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills
  • High-level communication skills
  • Experienced in managing instructional design and development implementation
  • Experienced in project managing the delivery of significant government training projects
  • Experienced in designing, developing, and implementing a range of training initiatives to improve workplace knowledge and practice
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview, they are a mature candidate with an easy-going nature and a can-do attitude. They have a strong ability to be able to hit the ground running and would get along well with the team.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
1 weeks' notice

Reference #:
6385

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Work Health & Safety


APS6 / EL1 WHS Officer

A Work Health and Safety officer who is skilled at assessing safety and quality performance and risk holistically. They have extensive working knowledge of both the technical and regulatory requirements of high-risk environments with Human Factors and Safety Management Systems expertise

Rate / Salary:
$95 p/h or $110,000 Salary

Security Clearance:
None

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced in developing and reviewing policies and procedures  
  • High attention to detail,
  • Strong understanding of workers compensation
  • Strong leadership of diverse multi-cultural teams
  • proactive, innovative lateral thinker
  • strong stakeholder engagement skills
  • Cert IV in Work Health and Safety
Our Assesment:

A mature candidate who shows a strong passion for work health and safety, they are very people orientated and enjoys a position where they can work collaboratively within a team. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract, Permanent
Availability:
1 Weeks Notice

Reference #:
70431

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 / EL1 WHS Officer

A Work Health and Safety officer who is skilled at assessing safety and quality performance and risk holistically. They have extensive working knowledge of both the technical and regulatory requirements of high-risk environments with Human Factors and Safety Management Systems expertise

Rate / Salary:
$95 p/h or $110,000 Salary

Security Clearance:
None

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced in developing and reviewing policies and procedures  
  • High attention to detail,
  • Strong understanding of workers compensation
  • Strong leadership of diverse multi-cultural teams
  • proactive, innovative lateral thinker
  • strong stakeholder engagement skills
  • Cert IV in Work Health and Safety
Our Assesment:

A mature candidate who shows a strong passion for work health and safety, they are very people orientated and enjoys a position where they can work collaboratively within a team. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract, Permanent
Availability:
1 Weeks Notice

Reference #:
70431

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

WHS Specialist

This person has 15 years in HSECQ and compliance consulting for commercial and public sector projects. Most recently contracting for a federal government department where they successfully implemented a global WHS system, auditing and assurance, and consultations. They also wrote the DAMP framework.

Rate / Salary:
$120K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Professional development in management systems, auditing, quality, training, project management, investigation, and safety
  • Extensive ISO compliance
  • MS Office, Adobe Creative, SharePoint, Qpulse, Aconex
  • Various OH&S management, risk and compliance management software
Our Assesment:

This candidate interviews well, clearly passionate about the success of their work, particularly the importance of safety and compliance. They display the qualities of a supporter and administrator, someone who can break down user barriers in a professional context while also adding to a positive workplace culture.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
1715

H1R Consultant:
James Buckland on (02) 6108 4878


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Payroll


Payroll Officer

This candidate is a payroll professional with over 15 years’ experience ensuring payroll compliance with relevant industry awards.

Rate / Salary:
$90K Salary

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • High attention to detail; strong stakeholder engagement
  • Strong payroll experience
  • Experience using Sage Micropay
  • Ability to interpret legislation and apply as required
  • Experience in Auditing 
Our Assesment:

A mature person with an easy-going nature and a can-do attitude. They enjoy challenges where they can reach greater heights of professional excellence. They possess the capability, drive, energy, self-motivation, and willingness to take on any challenges with the ability to hit the ground running in a wide variety of circumstances. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks notice

Reference #:
48856

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Indigenous & Equality Groups

Identified Candidates


APS6 Legal Officer

This candidate has been a permanent APS6 since 2017. They are a specialist in legal policy, legal advice, statutory interpretation and administrative law. They identify as an Indigenous Australian.

Rate / Salary:
$90K + 15.4% super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws (Major in Criminology)

  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice

  • Practical experience in administrative law in federal government

  • Experience working in both ambiguous and process-driven legal environments

  • Excellent communication, relationship building and stakeholder engagement skills

Our Assesment:

Outgoing and highly personable individual. They would get stakeholders on side very quickly and builds rapport quickly during interview. They enjoy being challenged and being given variety in a work environment.

 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
64413

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Legal Policy Officer

This candidate worked in private legal practice for 3+ years before transitioning to contract work in the APS where she has gained valuable experience in legal-focused policy roles in both central and line departments. They identify as an Indigenous Austrailan.

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice

  • Bachelor of Laws

  • Bachelor of Journalism

  • Recently managed a caseload of over 100 non-litigated claims within the PFAS Taskforce where they quickly got across complex pieces of environmental legislation

  • Strong experience preparing ministerial briefs and ministerial submissions using PDMS

  • Experience developing a variety of technical legal documents including; responses to Notice to Produce, discoverable documents, Statement of Issues, Hearing Oversight Committee papers, Statements of Issues Facts and Contentions, etc.

Our Assesment:

Proactive, confident and self-aware individual looking for a team that will be a strong cultural fit for them where they can gain longevity in a contract role.  

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
44075

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Marketing, PR and Communications

Marketing & Events


Head of Marketing & Branding

This candidate is an outstanding marketing and branding professional who has worked in senior executive level positions for more than 15 years, within the technology, automotive, and leisure industries. Currently finalising their role within a very influential and multinational electronics company, they are keen to innovate and provide high level consulting for their next employer.

Rate / Salary:
$170K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Building business and marketing strategy into communication plans for new and existing products
  • Deep understanding of customer insights, building actionable business strategy
  • Customer journey mapping, media and partnership planning, across paid, owned and earned channels
  • Budget, forecasting and resource planning and reporting (>$55M budget)
  • Strength in building sustainable external stakeholder relationships at a senior, C-suite level
  • Cross-functional team leadership and management, partnering with multiple internal and external teams and divisions within complex corporations locally and globally
  • A clear communicator, excellent written and oral communication skills. With high emotional intelligence and natural drive to succeed
Our Assesment:

This is a top-flight candidate and would be an exceptional addition to their next employer. At interview, they present very confidently and articulate their experience very well. 

Presenting high-level strategic insight, and an aptitude for developing and leading teams, this candidate will be a valuable contributor within the APS and would suit a high-level consulting position working in large-scale, complex organisations.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
66769

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

Marketing Specialist

National and international award winning marketing professional with 18 years of experience in some of Australia’s most prestigious advertising agencies and in-house marketing roles, and Australian industry bodies.

Rate / Salary:
$160K + Super

Security Clearance:
Australian citizen, willing to obtain.

Experience and Technical Skills:

This candidate is a highly skilled campaign and marketing professional, who has gained a number of skills in agency:

  • Marketing strategy and development
  • Campaign execution and evaluation
  • Small and large team leadership
  • Brand development and design
  • Web and print content development
  • Public relations, media and events
  • Social media strategy and content
  • Fiscal management and reporting
  • Media planning and buying
  • Tender and proposal writing
Our Assesment:

At interview, they presented as a first-class candidate and their depth of experience and stage of career makes them one of the strongest candidates we've seen in this space. 

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

Reference #:
39128

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

Marketing Campaign Specialist

This candidate is a high performing and exceptionally presented communications professional with more than 10 years’ experience delivering high quality marketing and communications products for the public and private sectors. Hand delivering a range of initiatives from small to large campaigns and demonstrates their capabilities as a highly effective team leader.

Rate / Salary:
$130K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • High level marketing strategy development and implementation
  • Superior stakeholder engagement and relationship building skills
  • Highly organised and skilled project management delivery
  • Strong creative skills, and exceptional communications both written and verbal
  • High level attention to detail and compliance
  • Bachelor of Communications – Public Affairs, Marketing and Communications
Our Assesment:

An exceptional candidate and is a very high performer, capable of fulfilling the requirements of their role to the highest of standards. They go far and beyond the expectations of their clients. Keen to take the next step in their career and having already achieved significant career ambitions, they are exploring other options to further develop and maintain the trajectory they are on.

I happily provide this candidate with my highest endorsement.

Happy to negotiate salary based opportunities with organisations that promote or emphasise the importance of work-life balance and have positive workplace culture.

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

Reference #:
66275

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

Marketing & Brand Specialist

A dedicated marketing professional with over 12 years' experience in retail marketing, CRM, marketing communications and operations. They are a motivated self-starter, a keen learner and welcome challenges. While focused on goals, they are pro active, able to analyse needs and translate them into practical solutions. Skilled at brand building, above and below the line marketing, customer engagement and retention, client servicing and account management.

Rate / Salary:
$115K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle conflict in a fast work environment
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills
  • Analytical and interpretive skills
  • Customer retention and loyalty
Our Assesment:

This candidate was very impressive at their interview and demonstrated a strong aptitude for success and problem solving for a range of client needs.

I would recommend a senior or executive level position for this candidate as a base, as they display great potential and would be a strong leader with support and development toward the C-Suite level.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracts or permanent
Availability:
1 week's notice

Reference #:
3878

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Events Director

This candidate is an impressive operator, currently working on a number of high-profile state and national level events. Managing everything from event approvals, stakeholder consultation, risk management, scheduling and budget management for event operations. They coordinate all infrastructure installation, security, first aid, traffic management, waste management, event crew, volunteers and interns, and the food vendor and market stall programs for the suite of events they manage.

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

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Deliver quality events on time - always
  • Plan and undertake complex work plans
  • Resolve competing needs and demands
  • Work independently with limited direction
  • Remain level headed under pressure
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders
  • Find solutions and get on with the job
  • Monitor and work to tight budgets
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents as a very strong and highly competent Events Manager. I believe that they would be a true asset and their asking price is very reasonable given their level of experience. At their interview, this candidate was well dressed, eloquent, and demonstrated a high level of drive and energy. 

I would recommend meeting with this candidate to interview for related events management positions at your earliest convenience.

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

Reference #:
64847

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878


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Digital & Graphic Design


UI / Visual Designer

Visual Designer by trade with 17 years' experience in design across government and financial services industries, before taking the career initiative to complete their Master of Strategic Foresight and upskill in HCD.

Recently completed contract in federal government as a User Researcher on a key initiative, part of a small UX team conducting interviews, workshops, writing research plan, and developing data-driven insights to lead prototyping with the Service Designer.

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Master of Strategic Foresight, Diploma of Graphic Design, BA Visual Arts
  • Upskilled in Service Design with Academy Xi
  • Adobe Create Suite, Figma, Sketch
  • Skilled in UI/interaction design, service design, user research, prototyping, journey maps
  • Strong experience working in a government context
Our Assesment:

This individual interviews easily as a senior designer who is motivated to grow their career in the HCD field, eager to learn from peers and build on their craft. Brings a future orientation, motivated by the ambiguity of a consulting environment when tasked to solve complex problems through HCD principles and co-creating solutions within a team environment.

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

Reference #:
64152

H1R Consultant:
James Buckland on (02) 6108 4878


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Communications


Communications Director and Marketing Specialist

National and international award winning marketing professional with 18 years of experience in some of Australia’s most prestigious advertising agencies and in-house marketing roles, and Australian industry bodies.

Rate / Salary:
$160K + Super

Security Clearance:
Australian citizen, willing to obtain.

Experience and Technical Skills:

This candidate is a highly skilled campaign and marketing professional, who has gained a number of skills in agency:

  • Marketing strategy and development
  • Campaign execution and evaluation
  • Small and large team leadership
  • Brand development and design
  • Web and print content development
  • Public relations, media and events
  • Social media strategy and content
  • Fiscal management and reporting
  • Media planning and buying
  • Tender and proposal writing
Our Assesment:

At interview they presented as a first-class candidate and their depth of experience and stage of career makes them one of the strongest candidates we've seen in this space. 

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

Reference #:
39128

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

Government Communications & Campaign Specialist

This candidate is a high performing and exceptionally presented communications professional with more than 10 years’ experience delivering high quality marketing and communications products for the public and private sectors. Hand delivering a range of initiatives from small to large campaigns and demonstrates their capabilities as a highly effective team leader.

Rate / Salary:
$130K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • High level marketing strategy development and implementation
  • Superior stakeholder engagement and relationship building skills
  • Highly organised and skilled project management delivery
  • Strong creative skills, and exceptional communications both written and verbal
  • High level attention to detail and compliance
  • Bachelor of Communications – Public Affairs, Marketing and Communications
Our Assesment:

An exceptional candidate and is a very high performer, capable of fulfilling the requirements of their role to the highest of standards. They go far and beyond the expectations of their clients. Keen to take the next step in their career and having already achieved significant career ambitions, they are exploring other options to further develop and maintain the trajectory they are on.

I happily provide this candidate with my highest endorsement.

Happy to negotiate salary based opportunities with organisations that promote or emphasise the importance of work-life balance and have positive workplace culture.

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

Reference #:
66275

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878

Engagement & Stakeholder Manager

A highly skilled candidate ingrained in community engagement, stakeholder and engagement strategy, and delivering high-quality people services, this candidate is seeking to further their skill set and work on leading projects and programs.

With more than 15 years of experience working across federal and state governments, they have built a strong name for themselves and have a claim to contributing to a series of high-profile strategic engagements nationally.

Originally starting their career in education, they have made it their mission to deliver information in manageable and clear terms for all audiences.

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Project management, market research, stakeholder engagement, communications
  • Built and maintained relationships with state and local governments, industry associations
  • Developed and revised Stakeholder Engagement Strategy, outreach, research, monitoring and budget management
  • Fact sheets, briefs, web content, social media campaigns, newsletters, media releases
  • Experienced in drafting RFQs and contracts using Commonwealth Contracting Suite, tender evaluation and provider selection process
Our Assesment:

This candidate displays a natural aptitude for engagement and stakeholder liaison. At their interview, they were friendly, engaging, insightful, and provided an excellent summary of their achievements and solid examples to back this information up.

Seeking to expand into different and more challenging subject matter, this candidate is keen to work for a range of organisations or interest groups to further their career. I would recommend meeting with them to discuss how you could utilise their skills in your team.

Opportunities Seeking:
Full-time (Flexible Arrangement)
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
60120

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878


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Media / Public Relations


EL2 Communications Specialist

A high performing strategic crisis communications professional with an enviable list of assignments and direct reports. This candidate prioritises the work they choose based on subject matter and impact over title, salary, or prestige of office.

Rate / Salary:
$140K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 20+ years’ experience in communications, public affairs, and media
  • Outstanding communications strategy and planning experience
  • High-level team leadership and mentoring
  • Master of Management in Public Policy and Economics
Our Assesment:

An impressive candidate who certainly has been rewarded for the hard work they have put into their career. A very bold personality, who is very steadfast in their direction, ensuring that everyone is brought on the journey with them.

As a high performer, initially, they can come across as slightly arrogant to those who don’t know them, however, this is a minor issue that can be worked through with the right communication and team development.

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

Reference #:
26554

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878


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Not For Profit/ Community Services

Executives & Consultants


Head of Marketing & Branding

This candidate is an outstanding marketing and branding professional who has worked in senior executive level positions for more than 15 years, within the technology, automotive, and leisure industries. Currently finalising their role within a very influential and multinational electronics company, they are keen to innovate and provide high level consulting for their next employer.

Rate / Salary:
$170K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Building business and marketing strategy into communication plans for new and existing products
  • Deep understanding of customer insights, building actionable business strategy
  • Customer journey mapping, media and partnership planning, across paid, owned and earned channels
  • Budget, forecasting and resource planning and reporting (>$55M budget)
  • Strength in building sustainable external stakeholder relationships at a senior, C-suite level
  • Cross-functional team leadership and management, partnering with multiple internal and external teams and divisions within complex corporations locally and globally
  • A clear communicator, excellent written and oral communication skills. With high emotional intelligence and natural drive to succeed
Our Assesment:

This is a top-flight candidate and would be an exceptional addition to their next employer. At interview, they present very confidently and articulate their experience very well. 

Presenting high-level strategic insight, and an aptitude for developing and leading teams, this candidate will be a valuable contributor within the APS and would suit a high-level consulting position working in large-scale, complex organisations.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
66769

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878


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Policy and Program Management

APS Policy


APS6 Legal Officer

This candidate has been a permanent APS6 since 2017. They are a specialist in legal policy, legal advice, statutory interpretation and administrative law. They identify as an Indigenous Australian.

Rate / Salary:
$90K + 15.4% super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws (Major in Criminology)

  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice

  • Practical experience in administrative law in federal government

  • Experience working in both ambiguous and process-driven legal environments

  • Excellent communication, relationship building and stakeholder engagement skills

Our Assesment:

Outgoing and highly personable individual. They would get stakeholders on side very quickly and builds rapport quickly during interview. They enjoy being challenged and being given variety in a work environment.

 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
64413

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Policy Officer

After completing a Bachelor’s Degree (Honours) of Arts, they secured an internship at a highly sought-after APS intelligence agency and their career has quickly progressed since. They currently manage the secretariat for 5 high-level committees that inform national and international policy across trade imports and exports. 

Rate / Salary:
$91/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) – completed

  • Master of Cyber Security – currently undertaking

  • Excellent research skills with the ability to distil complex information into easily digestible briefs

  • Stakeholder engagement within government and with external industry partners

  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport quickly

  • Experience developing briefs for senior executives and ministerial correspondence

Our Assesment:

Highly personable, driven, ambitious and intelligent individual. They are enjoying contracting in different departments whilst they decide what area of policy they want to specialise in. 

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

Reference #:
70578

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Legal Policy Officer

This candidate worked in private legal practice for 3+ years before transitioning to contract work in the APS where she has gained valuable experience in legal-focused policy roles in both central and line departments. They identify as an Indigenous Austrailan.

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice

  • Bachelor of Laws

  • Bachelor of Journalism

  • Recently managed a caseload of over 100 non-litigated claims within the PFAS Taskforce where they quickly got across complex pieces of environmental legislation

  • Strong experience preparing ministerial briefs and ministerial submissions using PDMS

  • Experience developing a variety of technical legal documents including; responses to Notice to Produce, discoverable documents, Statement of Issues, Hearing Oversight Committee papers, Statements of Issues Facts and Contentions, etc.

Our Assesment:

Proactive, confident and self-aware individual looking for a team that will be a strong cultural fit for them where they can gain longevity in a contract role.  

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
44075

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1/2 Legislative Policy Officer

Wide-ranging experience in the strategic management of a wide range of public policy issues and high-performing teams in the public, private and NGO sectors. Currently working at the Director level leading an international policy division on Australia's relations with European countries. 

Rate / Salary:
$125/hr - $135/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting Level 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
    • Degree qualifications in law, public policy and trade
    • Senior level political and policy advisor
    • Areas of expertise: public policy and administration; law; international politics and trade; defence
    • Ability to capture essentials and expedite matters, including in sensitive political contexts
    • Strong advocacy, negotiating and influencing skills
Our Assesment:

At interview this candidate was well presented and communicated exceptionally well. This candidate’s senior referee has described them as professional, hardworking, a great mentor of junior staff and someone who is committed to delivering policy to positively benefit social outcomes. In short term contracts we have been particularly impressed with this candidate’s ability to apply existing skills and experience to new policy areas and to learn and developed ideas quickly.

Opportunities Seeking:
Short & long term contracts
Availability:
Available to start mid-March 2022

Reference #:
39847

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Legislative & Regulatory Policy Officer

A highly experienced regulatory and legislative policy officer with an extensive career across the APS. They have been engaged in a large legislative amendment and implementation program in the Mr Fluffy Taskforce, worth $1B. This involved the amendment of 32 pieces of ACT legislation.

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Considerable experience in legislative policy, regulatory review and drafting across a wide range of federal government functions
  • Highly developed regulatory policy, legislative development and implementation skills
  • Executive level project management, leadership, staff management and organisational skills
Our Assesment:

High performing contractor with effective and direct communication style. They have contracted through HorizonOne previously and always received exceptional feedback.

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
57763

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Policy Specialist

10+ years’ experience in the APS across strategic and technical policy development, program management, risk management, business analysis and regulatory compliance specialising in the fields of science, agriculture and environment.

Rate / Salary:
$126/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Arts (Policy Studies)                  
  • Stakeholder engagement skills in collaboration and development of projects
  • Experienced in developing and maintaining governance, business and procedural processes aimed at improving efficiencies
  • Specialist knowledge in environment and environment
  • Strong ICT skills and capacity 
  • Strong leadership and management skills
Our Assesment:

Our candidate interviews well with a natural, confident and positive communication style. They have demonstrated success in previous assignments and are looking forward to working within a fast paced policy environment.

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
4507

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Policy & Legal Officer

A passionate public servant with legal qualifications and top-tier and government in-house legal experience. They transitioned from legal to policy work 3 years ago and have been focusing on early childhood education policy in NSW Government.

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Economic and Social Sciences
  • Juris Doctor
  • 3 years’ policy experience and 5 years’ legal experience
  • Strong ability to interpret complex legislation and apply it in a practical environment
  • Experience liaising with junior to senior level government officials
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Parliamentary briefings and reporting
  • Strong secretariat and coordination skills
Our Assesment:

A high performing, intelligent and approachable individual looking for a new challenge to grow their policy and project management skills.

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

Reference #:
66885

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Policy / Project / Program Officer

This candidate is a pharmacist with a keen interest in primary healthcare and international standards on health and well-being. Most recently this candidate has worked on quality policy reform, manage international aid projects, delivered growth to businesses and forwarded patient-centred healthcare.

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Professional working proficiency in Mandarin, social proficiency in Cantonese and Indonesian
  • Demonstrated skills in patient-centric approaches to primary healthcare
  • Detailed knowledge of the Department of Health Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme Policies and Guidelines
  • Detailed understanding of the intricacies and social/global politics of international health/aid
  • Keen collaborative skills in and across cooperate, non-profit and public sector settings
  • Established research and analytical skills in both natural and social sciences through differing university degrees and industry experiences
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a confident and outgoing personality. They are specifically interested in international relations and women's health. Their International Relations degree has offered invaluable insights, but they are now looking to further expand their skills.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
45896

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878


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APS Program Management


Executive Program / Project Manager

Highly experienced candidate at the director level. This candidate has led teams of up to 30 staff with responsibilities including handling budgets in excess of $50 million. Key highlights include an Australia Day Award and Prime Minister's Gold Award for Excellence for projects they have managed and delivered.

Rate / Salary:
$145/hr

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

This is a high-level candidate with a track record of success. A problem solver looking for the next challenge. Highly personable with excellent stakeholder engagement, this candidate is looking to run their next big project and build a team around them.

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

Reference #:
51090

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Governance, Strategy and Program Manager

12 years' experience at the Director level in federal government with a background in communications and public affairs. Extensive experience leading projects and programs within the corporate strategy and governance space. Currently leading a $70 mill strategic review of the governance, reporting and assurance of programs across a small Commonwealth agency, which has involved establishing a Project Hub team. 

Rate / Salary:
$135k + 15.4% super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience mapping out strategic plans from scratch and quickly identifying where the change is needed
  • Experience leading small government teams within several agencies
  • Legislative review
  • Change management in operational areas - finding efficiencies, more effective reporting processes, etc.
  • Ministerial coordination, committee management
  • Project and program management
Our Assesment:

Personable and professional individual with a demonstrated ability to lead teams through complex change processes. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Secondment or Permanent Transfers
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
69573

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Policy / Program Officer

This candidate is a Program Coordinator with extensive experience coordinating, developing and delivering collaborative research and practical on-ground programs in environmental markets (carbon abatement and water quality improvement), Indigenous natural and cultural resource management, climate change adaptation and mitigation, energy efficiency and sustainable living and livelihoods.

Rate / Salary:
$92/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong background in environmental projects including water quality
  • Strong research and analysis skills
  • Experience working on policy development
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate is passionate about environmental policy. They are based in Queensland and they are looking for a position where they can work remotely for the Federal Government.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
68020

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Program/Project Officer

Background in operations management and administration in the private sector. They transitioned to APS contracting in May 2019 and have completed two contracts in a large federal government department in the Civil and Regulatory Sanctions Section and the Environment Protection Division.

Rate / Salary:
$91/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply legislation in a regulatory environment
  • Able to quickly grasp new systems and processes
  • Prepared draft reports for the executive team and ministers’ office for infringement notices issued at airports, including ministerial submissions and correspondence
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience working with a broad range of stakeholder groups and executives and working in a complex environment
Our Assesment:

Professional and personable candidate who has seen progression in the APS moving from the APS5 to the APS6 level after 2 years of contracting. This progression demonstrates their strong work ethic and ability to get across new information, systems and processes quickly.

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

Reference #:
50031

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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APS Project Officers


Project Officer

This candidate has developed a strong foundation in project management and public policy analysis through their project management work and teaching experience at a university and other institutions abroad. They have proven expertise in conducting research, writing high impact reports, policy briefs and papers.

Rate / Salary:
$84/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Project & grants management
  • Policy analysis & development
  • Writing reports & policy briefs
  • Negotiation & collaboration
  • Research and data analysis
  • Organisational development
Our Assesment:

This is a well-educated candidate who provides considered responses to the questions asked in interview. This candidate is professional and motivated to expand on their current skill set.

This candidate is keen to use their 8 years of experience in research and program/project management to take on a dynamic role with the APS.

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

Reference #:
66103

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Project Officer

Background in customer service, retail and hospitality. They transitioned into the APS in April last year by securing a contract in the Job Seeker Payment Section. Since then, they have progressed into an APS4 Program Officer position where they are currently working on the Bonded Medical Program in a large federal government department.

Rate / Salary:
$75/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Systems savvy
  • High attention to detail
  • Experience interpreting and applying legislation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong writing skills
  • Excellent customer service
  • Experience working within fast-paced APS environments across two large Departments 
Our Assesment:

Energetic, driven and motivated individual looking to kickstart their career in the APS. They enjoy being kept busy and will be a strong support person for program/policy teams.

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

Reference #:
64308

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Procurement and Contract Management

Contract Managers/ Officers


Program Officer, Project Officer, Contract Manager, Assessor, Departmental Officer

This candidate has 3 years of experience in the Australian Public Service and over four years of experience working within the community services industry. They have successfully demonstrated ability to communicate complex issues and solve complex problems in dealing with vulnerable and disadvantaged clients as well as clients from diverse backgrounds.  This candidate is able to demonstrate his efficiency in meeting competing demands and deadlines as he encountered and dealt with vulnerable and disadvantaged clients, ministerial complaints, routine property inspections, assessment of housing applications and various other KPIS.

Rate / Salary:
$91.76 p/h + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • TRIM, PDMS, Sharepoint, MS Teams, Gov Teams and various other record management systems and databases.
  • Experience managing incoming and outgoing Ministerial correspondence through the workflow of Parliamentary Document Management System (PDMS).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills allowing me to work effectively with people from a variety of backgrounds, stakeholders and third parties.
  • Assess and analyse incoming Ministerial correspondence to determine the type of response required.
  • Contract Management 
Our Assesment:

This is an enthusiastic candidate who is keen to develop skills and experience in the Australian Public Service.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 weeks notice

Reference #:
54192

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878


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Procurement Officers/Managers


EL1/EL2 Manager of ICT Procurement & Contracts

Outcomes-focused manager with a proven track record of leading high performing teams responsible for ICT contracts and procurement and financial management for Information Technology divisions for public sector organisations. Worked in a large central government department for the last 30 years with the last 10 years in ICT procurement and contract management. 

Rate / Salary:
$127k - $137k + 15.4% Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Procurement and Contract Management; significant experience in conducting procurement and tendering processes, lead lifecycle management for all contracts, established strategic vendor agreements for core services

  • Financial Management; manage capital and operational budgets up to $36m, establishment of MOUs and Service Level Agreements

  • Client and Stakeholder Relationship Management; established processes and forums to improve relationships between vendors, business areas and IT teams

  • Governance; management of project management reporting functions including the secretariat function for governance committees

  • Leadership and Coaching; led teams up to 8 staff to deliver complex work programs during periods of significant internal change

Our Assesment:

Engaging and experienced leader with a high drive and demonstrated ability to manage conflict. Suited to permanent transfers/secondments at either the EL1 or EL2 level.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer or Secondment
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
69161

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Procurement and Contracts Manager

Background in financial services industry. 10 years' experience in APS procurement and contract management (primarily ICT) with 5 years' experience at the EL1 level. Looking to step up to the Director level in their next role. Skilled at judging the requirements of audience and tailoring communications to meet their needs, ranging from executive teams, Boards and managers to staff (all levels).

Rate / Salary:
$125k - $135k + 15.4% super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Executive Master of Business Administration
  • Certificate IV in Project Management
  • Certificate IV in Government Procurement and Contracting
  • Readily builds new capabilities and adapts to new roles and environments 
  • Provides leadership and direction to individuals and teams by understanding what drives others and what it takes to enable them to maximise their potential
  • Authoritative negotiating with advanced analytical and problem-solving proficiencies 
Our Assesment:

Highly driven and motivated manager looking for a step up in the next role. Has been merit listed at the EL2 level already.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer or Secondment
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
36097

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 ICT Procurement Specialist (Perm APS Transfer)

This candidate has worked in the APS for 14 years with 10 years specialising in ICT procurement and contract management. They have varied experience across both large and small departments and has managed complex high value procurements up to $25M from conception to contract management.

Rate / Salary:
$120k + 15.4% super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Graduate Certificate Strategic Procurement
  • Advanced Diploma Government (Procurement & Contracting)
  • Diploma in Government (Procurement and Contracting)
  • Experience managing complex high value procurements up to $25M from conception to contract management
  • Technical understanding of the PGPA Act and CPRs
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
Our Assesment:

Approachable and professional candidate that gets stakeholders on side quickly. Able to communicate effectively with technical ICT specialists.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer or Secondment
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
68990

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Procurement, Contract & Project Manager

Background in ICT and strong experience in contract management, end-to-end procurement, project management and business analytics across federal and state government. Technical capability in MS Project, Power BI, SharePoint and Finance 1.

Rate / Salary:
$125/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Diploma in Project Management
  • Experience initiating, negotiating and coordinating government procurement projects 
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills when interacting with suppliers
  • Managed ICT contracts and procurement plans engaging with technology suppliers
  • Prepared probity, risk assessment and evaluation plans within RFT processes
Our Assesment:

Personable and intelligent candidate looking to expand upon their existing federal government experience. Will contribute positively to team culture.

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

Reference #:
52494

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Procurement Professional

15 years' experience in procurement and contract management within NSW state government looking to transition to federal government. They have recently been the Procurement Lead on an end-to-end RFP process to establish Head Agreements for Specialised Emergency Vehicle Fleet for the NSW Government.

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Approved supplier under the NSW Government Performance & Management Services Pre-Qualification Scheme
  • Approved supplier under the QLD & NSW Government ICT Pre-Qualification Schemes
  • End to end tender process management within both ICT and non-ICT areas
  • Strong focus on quality and probity controls
  • Extensive experience authoring RFP/RFT/RFQ Document sets, Evaluation Reports, Evaluation Plans, Briefing Notes etc. 
Our Assesment:

This is a likeable and hardworking contractor. They are currently located in Sydney, but upwardly mobile in relocating to Canberra once the lockdown is lifted.

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
31369

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Procurement Specialists


Commercial Procurement/Contract Specialist

Master’s in Business Informatics Contract and Commercial Manager with 15 years’ experience in the private sector primarily within the energy industry Specialist in integrated procurement systems and information management. Currently working for a large electricity distribution company managing a contract spend of $120 mill per year, covering the entire contract lifecycle and leading the improvement of the contract management framework and risk mitigation strategy. 

Rate / Salary:
$140K + super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Master of Business Informatics

  • Bachelor of Process Engineering (Hons)

  • Certificate in Contract Management

  • Expert subjects; Integrated commercial strategy, Contract audit, Strategic sourcing, Value optimisation, Contractual risk mitigation
Our Assesment:

Highly professional and articulate senior candidate looking for their next career step. Will contribute positively to the culture of an organisation. 

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

Reference #:
14837

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Contracts, Procurement & Performance Specialist

A senior manager with 20 years’ experience managing high-risk procurement, program and project areas within the public and private sectors. Previously a Senior Executive in the ACT Government where they managed strategic planning and performance across all infrastructure services (asset base with a value of $2.2 billion coupled with $80 million of working capital).

Rate / Salary:
$120K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong experience in a change management environment
  • Software applications, roster on, SAP, MILIS, DEM,s GEMs,Carps, ZAP BI, Mainpac and Riskman, DRN
  • Extensive leadership experience managing both small and large teams
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • In-depth understanding of CPRs and PGPA Act
Our Assesment:

Although this candidate has held senior executive roles in the past, they are now ready to take a step back and make a real impact in a government team. Wants to add value to a team, but also enjoy some work-life balance.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
2528

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Procurement & Property Consultant

13 years background in the APS before moving to consulting in 2017 with a specialisation in property, procurement and contract management. They have had a diverse federal government client base with both large departments and smaller agencies. They have procured and managed up to $25M services contracts incorporating Whole of Government contracts, requests for tender – end to end procurement life cycle.

Rate / Salary:
$137K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce / International Business
  • Certificate IV – Procurement and Contract Management
  • Prince2 Agile Foundation Certification
  • Experience with both ICT and non-ICT procurement
  • Strong negotiation skills with a focus on attaining cost savings for clients and effecting real change to the bottom line
  • Staff management skills
Our Assesment:

An outgoing and confident individual with an established network within federal government in Canberra and a strong consulting capability (ability to think strategically, engage with clients and win work).

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
2296

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Project Management

Project Director


Project Director - Regulatory Change

SES / Senior EL2 Project Director with specialist skills in delivering national regulatory projects for government. Strong assurance background with Big4 consulting and listed company experience before starting in the federal government. Key strengths in change management, process redesign, developing strategy and running operations.

They have been instrumental in delivering a complex and contentious national reform program that incorporated significant regulatory change, process redesign, cost recovery arrangements, and stakeholder communications.

Rate / Salary:
c. $200K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Negotiation, design, and delivery of national systems with associated regulatory reform and change management
  • Governance, risk, performance reporting, and strategic planning
  • Senior stakeholder engagement
  • Leading teams and managing budgets
  • Establishment of cost recovery arrangements
Our Assesment:

This candidate is well referenced as a trusted advisor to senior executives with a healthy balance of finance, people, strategy and operational skills. 

They are currently at an SES level but would consider interesting projects at the EL2 level to find the right next challenge. Permanent opportunities are most attractive but contracts will also be considered.

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

Reference #:
43467

H1R Consultant:
David Harrington on (02) 6108 4878


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Project Management


EL2 Project / Program Manager

This high performing executive brings a range of expertise in policy development and implementation, program and project management, investigation, audit, compliance, regulation and corporate governance. A clear progression can be seen in their career path to the senior EL2 level, moving through fundamentally audit roles into program, general management and advisory before moving to contracting.

Rate / Salary:
$170/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Masters qualified, further professional development in project management and company directorships with AICD
  • Strategic leadership and management of cross-functional teams and multi-disciplinary projects
  • Successfully managed and conducted audits, reviews, evaluations, examinations and investigations which have culminated in improved governance, organisational performance, compliance and successful litigation
  • Risk management, financial management, governance, compliance and regulatory expertise and knowledge
Our Assesment:

Our candidate is an excellent EL2 contractor with proven results delivering change, frameworks and new initiatives now across a broad range of activities and disciplines. If your branch is lacking solid strategic and people management with that assurance background, call to discuss this exceptional candidate's details.

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

Reference #:
10120

H1R Consultant:
James Buckland on (02) 6108 4878

Project / Program Manager

This individual brings a strong project and program management track record with experience establishing PMOs and governance. Experience delivering projects across a broad range of industries. Currently delivering a portfolio of business-led IT projects, implementing a broad range of business systems for finance and HR. Previously took over managing and establishing a PMO from scratch and within a highly scrutinised program of work.

Rate / Salary:
$118/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 15 years’ experience in project, program and portfolio roles within government organisations and consulting
  • PRINCE2 certified, currently completing OGC P30 course
  • Experience managing multi-million dollar complex programs
  • Experience establishing and managing a PMO and governance structure
Our Assesment:

This individual is great in interview, able to deep-dive into their PMO track record and not afraid to talk about the more problematic experiences. Responds exceptionally well to behavioural questions.

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

Reference #:
64726

H1R Consultant:
James Buckland on (02) 6108 4878

Project Manager

This candidate has recently moved back to Australia after working internationally in a management consulting company.

They have a proven track record of being able to work independently and deliver on the management and administration compliance of the company whilst also ensuring effective and efficient project delivery for clients.

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive experience working with rural communities 
  • Project management and secretariat experience
  • Community liaison expert
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Collaborative management style
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a mature approach and a commitment to maintaining a high standard of work. They have the ability combined with a positive attitude to be a committed, successful senior member of a team. They enjoy developing strategic networks and understand the need to develop relationships at all levels of an organisation.

Leveraging on over 10 years of executive management experience, this candidate's financial skills, attention to detail and project delivery combined with their ability to work both at the corporate / government end of any project as well as the community level.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
66035

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878

Project Manager

This candidate is an engineering design and project management professional with 20 years' experience in supporting and facilitating heavy industrial, infrastructure and building construction projects in diverse and complex environments. They have knowledge of design and construction supported by strong project management and government procurement skills to best enable project success.

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Advanced Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Certificate IV in Project Management
  • ISO 9001 Lead Auditor
  • AS/NZS 4801 Safety Management Systems
Our Assesment:

This is an accomplished candidate who has had a very successful career in project management. They would add value to any project.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
3 weeks' notice

Reference #:
64014

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878


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Property and Facilities

Property and Facilities


APS6/EL1 Property Manager

A property project manager with extensive APS experience. This candidate has sophisticated skills when it comes to property policy, project, program and contract management. They have a proven track record delivering consistent results across a range of departments and will have an immediate impact in a new role. 

Rate / Salary:
$90K - $110K + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 15+ years property/project experience in the APS
  • National facilities management
  • Project management and capital project delivery 
  • Procurement, tendering and contract management
  • Budget management, financial governance and forecasting
Our Assesment:

This candidate is highly professional, has an extensive understanding of property project management and has a sophisticated skillset that they will use to drive business improvements and identify efficiencies in a new role. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent positions
Availability:
2 weeks' notice

Reference #:
70225

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Capital Works Manager

This candidate is an experienced Project and Capital Works Manager with 10 years’ experience in construction project management, in both the public and private sectors.

Rate / Salary:
$150K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Commerce & Master of Property Development
  • Huge range of diversity in successful projects delivered: escalators, science labs, office fit-outs, vault upgrades etc.
  • Strong people management and ability to capacity build – has managed teams of up to 8
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement – has led consultation with over 40 stakeholders on a single project
  • Ability to deal with a range of complex logistics: road closures, major construction in the hub of Sydney etc.
  • Comprehensive understanding of procurement and experience drafting 30+ non-disclosure deeds for 1 procurement, ran the tender interview for a $2.3M piece of work and has headed several evaluation panels
Our Assesment:

This candidate is compelling in their communication delivery and able to articulate their previous experience to influence stakeholders. They are articulate, intelligent and clearly ambitious but also very considered and succinct in their responses. This candidate can effectively scope a project, manage risk and governance putting particular emphasis on the importance of consultation, collaboration and regular, clear communication.

They are available for an immediate interview and a start with notice so don't hesitate to reach out as this candidate will be snapped up quickly!

Opportunities Seeking:
12 month + contract or perm
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
65541

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878


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Sales/ Business Development

Sales/ Business Development


Head of Marketing & Branding

This candidate is an outstanding marketing and branding professional who has worked in senior executive level positions for more than 15 years, within the technology, automotive, and leisure industries. Currently finalising their role within a very influential and multinational electronics company, they are keen to innovate and provide high level consulting for their next employer.

Rate / Salary:
$170K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Building business and marketing strategy into communication plans for new and existing products
  • Deep understanding of customer insights, building actionable business strategy
  • Customer journey mapping, media and partnership planning, across paid, owned and earned channels
  • Budget, forecasting and resource planning and reporting (>$55M budget)
  • Strength in building sustainable external stakeholder relationships at a senior, C-suite level
  • Cross-functional team leadership and management, partnering with multiple internal and external teams and divisions within complex corporations locally and globally
  • A clear communicator, excellent written and oral communication skills. With high emotional intelligence and natural drive to succeed
Our Assesment:

This is a top-flight candidate and would be an exceptional addition to their next employer. At interview, they present very confidently and articulate their experience very well. 

Presenting high-level strategic insight, and an aptitude for developing and leading teams, this candidate will be a valuable contributor within the APS and would suit a high-level consulting position working in large-scale, complex organisations.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
66769

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878


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Scribe Services/ Recruitment Support

Scribe Services/ Recruitment Support


Specialist Shortlister / Senior Scribe

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

Rate / Salary:
POA

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Scribing and Campaigns
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
5126

H1R Consultant:
Melissa Frazer on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Scribe / Panel Member / Minute Taker

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

Rate / Salary:
POA

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Scribing and Campaigns
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
6291

H1R Consultant:
Melissa Frazer on (02) 6108 4878


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Senior Executives

Senior Executives


CFO / Corporate Manager

One of the stronger commercial CFOs in our region with 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

Head of Marketing & Branding

This candidate is an outstanding marketing and branding professional who has worked in senior executive level positions for more than 15 years, within the technology, automotive, and leisure industries. Currently finalising their role within a very influential and multinational electronics company, they are keen to innovate and provide high level consulting for their next employer.

Rate / Salary:
$170K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Building business and marketing strategy into communication plans for new and existing products
  • Deep understanding of customer insights, building actionable business strategy
  • Customer journey mapping, media and partnership planning, across paid, owned and earned channels
  • Budget, forecasting and resource planning and reporting (>$55M budget)
  • Strength in building sustainable external stakeholder relationships at a senior, C-suite level
  • Cross-functional team leadership and management, partnering with multiple internal and external teams and divisions within complex corporations locally and globally
  • A clear communicator, excellent written and oral communication skills. With high emotional intelligence and natural drive to succeed
Our Assesment:

This is a top-flight candidate and would be an exceptional addition to their next employer. At interview, they present very confidently and articulate their experience very well. 

Presenting high-level strategic insight, and an aptitude for developing and leading teams, this candidate will be a valuable contributor within the APS and would suit a high-level consulting position working in large-scale, complex organisations.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
4 weeks' notice

Reference #:
66769

H1R Consultant:
Nick Day on (02) 6108 4878


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Technology

Digital


User-Centred Design Lead

This person has strong experience in a senior capacity, having built and nurtured a successful UCD practice from scratch, servicing a broad range of APS clients.

They are currently leading a high performing UX design team of 10+ on large-scale, digital-led projects in government. They have strong expertise in UX methodology and its application in SharePoint, GovCMS, and Drupal including co-located training and workshops.

Rate / Salary:
$154/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline (pending NV1)

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Masters + 3 years' experience building a UX practice from scratch
  • Training and coaching for Band level and executive staff
  • Exceptional project delivery standards
  • Strong track record of building a high-performing culture
Our Assesment:

This person interviews as an experienced leader in the digital and UCD landscape, impressive track record of success with high-profile government department and federal agencies. They bring a personable nature and history of building fun, lasting team cultures. They have senior level experience and are able to stand their ground in difficult situations with Band level staff and in board meetings.

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

Reference #:
63078

H1R Consultant:
James Buckland on (02) 6108 4878

UX / UI Designer

Visual Designer by trade with 17 years' experience in design across government and financial services industries, before taking the career initiative to complete their Master of Strategic Foresight and upskill in HCD.

Recently completed contract in federal government as a User Researcher on a key initiative, part of a small UX team conducting interviews, workshops, writing research plan, and developing data-driven insights to lead prototyping with the Service Designer.

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Master of Strategic Foresight, Diploma of Graphic Design, BA Visual Arts
  • Upskilled in Service Design with Academy Xi
  • Adobe Create Suite, Figma, Sketch
  • Skilled in UI/interaction design, service design, user research, prototyping, journey maps
  • Strong experience working in a government context
Our Assesment:

This individual interviews easily as a senior designer who is motivated to grow their career in the HCD field, eager to learn from peers and build on their craft. Brings a future orientation, motivated by the ambiguity of a consulting environment when tasked to solve complex problems through HCD principles and co-creating solutions within a team environment. 

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

Reference #:
64152

H1R Consultant:
James Buckland on (02) 6108 4878


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ICT Business Analysts


Business Analyst

This individual is an experienced BA with a background best utilised on the business side of IT and within the higher education sector. Their most recent 4 years were spent in Sydney as a Senior BA for a university, working closely with the UCD team on a portfolio of projects focusing on their learning management system, running workshops, developing concepts, and journey mapping within an agile and Drupal environment.

Rate / Salary:
$145/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • PhD qualified, 15+ years' global experience
  • Professional development in management, business process management, BA
  • Experienced in Agile, Jira, Confluence, sprints, epics, user stories, testing, journey mapping, design thinking, synthesis of data
  • ISO/IEC 20000:2011 compliance
  • Professional affiliations with IIBA and ISACA
Our Assesment:

They interview well, allowing the conversation to flow naturally and can articulate their stakeholder approach effectively, in detail and at a high level. They're described as a diplomatic communicator who is social, friendly, and outgoing by nature and brings energy to the workplace.

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

Reference #:
64096

H1R Consultant:
James Buckland on (02) 6108 4878


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APS6 Project Manager

This person brings 15+ years’ experience in project management, parliamentary systems, and processes. They've most recently completed a 3 month stint acting EL1 as Program Manager on a COVID response program of work. They managed tender processes, contract management, engaging with a panel of contractors, stakeholder engagement, managed an APS4, weekly reporting for budget updates.

Throughout their professional experience, they have been on multiple secondments for various projects, and also undertaken further professional development in project management and governance processes.

Rate / Salary:
$84/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor’s degree - ANU
  • Advanced Diploma in Project Management
  • Quals in Government Procurement and Contract Management, Cert IV in Government, Cert in Business (public sector management)
  • Exceptional skills in stakeholder engagement, strong communications skills
Our Assesment:

This person interviews well as a friendly character with strong government experience at the APS6 and EL1 levels. Our behavioural testing reveals a confident and sociable operator who is reliable, compliant, and logical.

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

Reference #:
58492

H1R Consultant:
James Buckland on (02) 6108 4878


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