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Accounting and Finance

Senior Management Level (EL2 and above)


EL2 Management Accounting

CA qualified with experience to A/g Assistant Secretary level in government. Specialist knowledge in budgets and reporting. 

Rate / Salary:
$160K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Internal, external and capital budgets 
  • Finance business partner
  • Management reporting
  • Leadership and team development
  • Process redesign and improvement
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes well-referenced as a high performer. They will thrive in a challenging role where they have the carriage to own their outcomes and redesign processes to improve functions. They have a high level of accountability and will work well with a boss who is supportive and a good sounding board for new ideas. 

They are currently able to work 4 days per week. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
25883

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878


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Management Level EL1


EL1 Financial Accountant

A CA/CPA qualified accountant with a background in well regarded top mid-tier firms in external audit before moving into a Finance Manager role for four years in a $30M business. Has recently moved to Canberra and joined the APS, however keen to get back to an accounting focused role.

Rate / Salary:
$128K + Super (salary match)

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 8+ years external audit experience across a broad range of organisations including APS Agencies
  • 4 years Finance Manager experience doing the full suite of financial accounting, management reporting, treasury, audit liaison, taxation, and budget development/management
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong technical knowledge of accounting standards and audit processes
Our Assesment:

This candidate presented well at interview; professional, considered, engaging, and personable. They came across as knowledgeable, capable, outcomes oriented and reliable. They are motivated to do a good job as they seek to build an APS career in Canberra. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or long-term contract
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
74902

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Finance Business Partner

A CA/CPA qualified accountant that started their career in Big4 audit before working across a number of quality commercial and consulting businesses.  In the last year or so they have joined the APS as a finance contractor and have performed very well.

Rate / Salary:
$113/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Very strong management accounting / business partnering
  • SAP / TechOne / TM1 / done multiple systems implementations
  • Very strong communication and stakeholder engagement
  • Highly analytical / improvement focussed
Our Assesment:

Experienced, top talent.  Professional in presentation and approach with high IQ/EQ and numerous examples of improvement and value add across their career.  Their strength is in explaining financials to non-financial stakeholders and has spent their career in hands on finance roles. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Longer term contract
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
29799

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Internal Budgets / Finance Business Partner - NV1 cleared

Strong EL1 Accountant with applied expertise across financial reporting, internal and external budgets and financial policy. This candidate is Degree qualified to Master level in finance with CPA.

Rate / Salary:
$125K + Super

Security Clearance:
NV1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Tertiary Qualifications in both Accounting and IT Systems
  • CPA with 10+ years EL1 experience
  • SAP, TechOne, CBMS, Advanced Excel
  • Financial Statements, Internal Budgets & External Budgets
Our Assesment:

Having spent some time working with smaller government agencies, they have learned to be flexible and add-value across the full spectrum of accounting functions. They are keen to move to an Agency with a pathway to EL2 over time, including acting opportunities, ideally in Internal Budgets or Finance Business Partnering. This candidate is an ongoing employee in Federal Government and is interested in opportunities to transfer on a permanent basis.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent/S26
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
25414

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878


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Accounts Processing/ Financial Operations


Accounts Officer

Strong administration background having worked with a successful construction business before moving into the automotive industry. Growing accounts experience and keen to further their career in the direction. Open to private and APS opportunities.    

Rate / Salary:
$65K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Growing accounts payable / accounts receivable experience
  • Reconciliation of monthly accounts (total of 150 suppliers)
  • Good communication skills / bubbly personality
  • Beginner excel skills
Our Assesment:

A candidate who is bubbly, outgoing and has a love of learning. They are at the beginning stages of their finance career so will do well with a manager that is willing to invest and grow their skillset. They will repay this by being loyal and hardworking. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or long term contract
Availability:
3 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
76454

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

APS4 Accounts Payable Officer

Bright, bubbly candidate with good experience in a SAP accounts processing environment. This is an opportunity to pick up an up-and-coming junior who is eager to learn and will provide strong support to the team. 

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

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 6 months federal government experience in accounts payable processing up to 1500 invoice per month
  • Strong communication / interpersonal skills  
  • Good examples of problem solving and ability to create efficiencies in existing processes  
  • Finance system: SAP
Our Assesment:

Well developed communication skills, high EQ and self-awareness around strengths/development points. Comes across as someone who is a keen learner and will be a sponge to a manager that is willing to develop them.  

Opportunities Seeking:
6 - 12 month contracts
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
76420

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

APS4/5 Finance Officer

CPA qualified Accountant who has recently transitioned to government. Prior to this, they have over 8 years' experience in tax & business services. Excellent team player who is keen to learn and get in and help out where needed with good referee reports regarding performance.  

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

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 3 Months federal government experience at large federal government department 
  • Preparing financial statements for business with approx. $20 million turnover
  • Month end processes / reconciliations / payroll / AP + AR
  • Finance system: MYOB and Xero
Our Assesment:

This candidate is down to earth, easy going and approachable. They will have the ability to do the hands on work but also have the capability to stretch to cover the higher level work as well. Will slot into teams easily with their personality. 

Opportunities Seeking:
6 - 12 month Contract
Availability:
6 Week's Notice

Reference #:
40511

H1R Consultant:
Emma Wentworth on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Finance Officer

Degree qualified Finance Officer with an NV2 Clearance and experience across accounts payable / accounts receivable.  

Rate / Salary:
$80K - 85K + Super

Security Clearance:
NV2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 5 years + experience across accounts payable / accounts receivable (6 months experience in APS) 
  • Growing knowledge in government processes
  • Strong ability in implementing/following process
  • Degree qualified with the intention of studying CA/CPA in the future  
  • Strong attention to detail  
Our Assesment:

Professionally presents and communicates well in a considered manner.  Works well in defined processes and with a good team around them. 

Opportunities Seeking:
6 - 12 month contract
Availability:
2 - 4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
71468

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

Finance Officer

10 + years experience in the private sector across a broad range of roles. Hard worker and will be flexible with the needs of the business. Open to private sector and government opportunities. 

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

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive administration experience across a broad range of areas including finance, office management and data entry
  • 3 years' experience in accounts payable / accounts receivable
  • Very good communication skills / bubbly personality
  • Strong attention to detail
Our Assesment:

Mature, down to earth candidate who is outcomes driven. They will take ownership / accountability of the work given but also keen to learn from other team member roles to provide a back-up function. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or long term contract
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
38883

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

Finance Officer (AP+AR)

They are a diploma qualified processer with experience in AP and AR functions. They have taken time off their career for family reasons are are ready to go back to work. In their previous role they displayed a long tenure of 7 years.

Rate / Salary:
$47/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • High level of autonomous attitude
  • Extensive AR experience
  • Experience in managing a variety of stakeholders   
Our Assesment:

They present as a professional, dedicated and introverted person. They have cared for family and are looking for opportunities that are flexible around school based hours. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Open to any contract length
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
76460

H1R Consultant:
Emma Wentworth on (02) 6108 4878


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Qualified Assistant Accountants/ Accountants (Up to APS6)


APS6 Accountant

They are a CPA qualified accountant with Big4 exposure with good technical skills. They are a strong prospect for a broad variety of accountant roles and will be a good long-term fit.  

Rate / Salary:
APS6 Equivalent

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Currently managing budgets of $200M  
  • High attention to detail
  • Extensive experience in complicated audit and taxation scenarios
  • Exposure to managing a team and mentoring young upcoming talent
  • Advanced excel skills
Our Assesment:

They present as a professional, driven and extroverted individual. They are very diligent and take pride in their work and attention to detail. They will do well with an organisation that is keen to invest in them and in return they will be motivated, keen and very helpful team member.

Opportunities Seeking:
12 Month Contract or Permanent
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
76022

H1R Consultant:
Emma Wentworth on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Financial Accountant

Degree qualified Accountant with 10 years + experience in tax & business services looking to transition into the APS.  Will be very loyal to people that give them an opportunity to learn and grow. Open to long term contracts to get their foot in the door. 

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

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience in managing clients with a turnover of $10 - $15 million
  • Good communication / stakeholder engagement – experience with dealing with clients and answering queries
  • Can mentor/coach junior team members
  • Strong attention to detail
Our Assesment:

This candidate is friendly and easily relatable.  We see them slotting into most teams across the APS.  Will be grateful for the opportunity and will repay this by working hard and being a team player. 

Opportunities Seeking:
12 month contract
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
74062

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878

APS6/EL1 External Budgets (NV1)

This post graduate degree qualified accountant is an External Budgets specialist with more than 10 years' experience in that space including at a central agency and Department. Their referee describes a strong performer who has been a critical part of the success of the team.

Rate / Salary:
$105K + Super

Security Clearance:
NV1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Very strong technical external budgets knowledge
  • CBMS / NPPs / PBS / costings (expert)
  • Strong analytical skills / policy costings / drafting briefs
  • Solid interpersonal skills
Our Assesment:

A highly intelligent, warm, and friendly professional who is hard working and really enjoys being in external budgets, particularly seeing the connection between policy and outcomes. They have very strong technical skills and will be able to hit the ground running following a permanent s26 transfer.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
58545

H1R Consultant:
Alan Larby on (02) 6108 4878


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Finance Officers


APS4/5 Finance Officer

They present as a strong up and comer, and have a healthy appetite to grow and develop. Open to long term contracts in government (APS4/5 level). 

Rate / Salary:
$75K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Excellent communication / interpersonal skills
  • Experience in accounts functions, super, BAS and PAYG
  • Bank & credit card reconciliations 
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a naturally quiet personality so they will do well in a role where there is a larger team and/or a diverse mix of people and personalities. They come across as someone who is driven to succeed with the support of a manager to provide mentorship/guidance.  

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or long term contract
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
76021

H1R Consultant:
Emma Wentworth on (02) 6108 4878

APS4/5 Finance Officer

They are an experienced AP and AR officer who have worked in the private sector for the past 9 years. They are seeking an organisation that provides growth opportunities.  

Rate / Salary:
$75K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Processing a high level of invoices weekly (100 + a week)
  • High level of time management skills  
  • Great stakeholder engagement skills
  • High attention to detail
Our Assesment:

They would make a great fit within your team, they are naturally a bubbly person and would pick up training quickly.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or long term contract
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
76446

H1R Consultant:
Emma Wentworth on (02) 6108 4878


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Systems Accountants


EL1 TechOne Administrator

CPA qualified Systems Administrator with experience in TechOne, SAP, Expense8 and TM1. Strong ability to understand business requirements from a practical background.  

Rate / Salary:
$130K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Led upgrade of TechOne Release 2017A + Completed End of year process for TechOne and FPMS
  • Capable of building dashboards, systems administration and writing reports in TechnologyOne
  • 18+ years’ experience in APS Accounting and Systems roles / CBMS
Our Assesment:

Friendly, driven candidate who enjoys delivering outcomes and ensuring systems run smoothly and is committed to continuous improvements in efficiency.  

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent Transfer
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
27068

H1R Consultant:
Kristelle Gadd on (02) 6108 4878


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Administration and Office Support

Executive Assistants/ Personal Assistants / Executive Officers


EL1 Executive Officer

This candidate is an experienced Executive Officer and Divisional Coordinator with over 14 years’ experience working in an executive support capacity. With an abundance of experience, including working to the FAS of large Government Dept. finance group. This candidate is a highly capable and experienced EA and stakeholder engagement expert who is a proven performer having successfully contracted with HorizonOne on 3 occasions now. This is a MUST MEET candidate and will be snapped up quickly!

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 13 + years’ experience in executive support
  • Extensive experience in supporting senate estimates, briefings QoN’s etc. They have worked in the senate committee, Ministers Office and been on the APS side so has a comprehensive understanding of senate estimates, the process and the standard
  • Comprehensive understanding of ministerial correspondence and workflow through PDMS
  • Highly proficient with MS Office Suite and numerous other systems
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement – able to liaise and influence at all levels
Our Assesment:

This is a confident and highly experienced EO that has a direct and straight-shooting communication style without being abrasive. They have been operating as an EO for a number of years and established the office for their previous FAS. They have glowing reference checks and have been able to demonstrate their value in all of their previous contracts.  

Opportunities Seeking:
12 month + contracts
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
64058

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

Executive Assistant

This person has almost 5 years’ experience as an administrator, receptionist, and client relations officer. Most recently they worked for a large Auto Group providing high level support for the ACT and NSW sites. Career progression and the opportunity to learn new skills, is the main driver for this person seeking new opportunities. 

 

Rate / Salary:
$63/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to build strong client relationships  
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings and travel arrangements
  • Produce reporting in Excel and word
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Our Assesment:

They presented professionally at interview, were articulate and show strengths in time management, attention to detail along with the ability to build strong relationships. This candidate is driven to complete their tasks on time and to a high standard along with delivering the best possible outcome for the client and ensuring they receive high customer service.

They are a capable administrator and would be suited to an executive assistant role, where she can continue to grow her career and experience in a new role in the APS. With a dynamic personality they can work work autonomously and in a team environment. Given the opportunity, this person will be driven to succeed in any role.

Opportunities Seeking:
Executive Assistant, Administrative Assistant
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
75145

H1R Consultant:
Kayla Hincksman on (02) 6108 4878

Experienced Administrator/Coordinator

A candidate with 5+ years' experience in administrative roles is now available. They are looking to transition their highly developed skills into a new public service position where they can see career progression. 

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

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 5+ years administration experience
  • Contracts administration
  • Scheduling and coordination experience 
  • Project support and administration
  • Proficient with a range of systems including Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent internal and externa stakeholder management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents themselves professionally and is someone who is confident in their abilities. They have well-developed communication skills, are highly personable and would make an excellent cultural fit for your organisation. 

Opportunities Seeking:
6m+ Contract
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
76343

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

APS6/EL1 Executive Assistant

This is a highly experienced Executive Assistant with over 10 years’ experience, 7 of which have been in the public sector. Their experience has been broad and includes working within a Ministers Office, and to 2 Deputy Secretaries. Encapsulating every trait you would expect of a professional EA, this candidate has corporate presentation, exceptional polish and would be the envy of other Executives. 

Rate / Salary:
$90k - 100k + Super

Security Clearance:
Negative Vetting 2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 2 years’ experience supporting Deputy Secretaries and 2 years in the Ministers Office
  • Superior organisational skills and time management – had to constantly adapt and reprioritise whilst working with the Minister
  • Has significant experience in being able to manage high volume inboxes on behalf of a Deputy Secretary and delegate effectively as well as manage correspondence through PDMS (ministerial briefings, senate estimate briefs, QoNs etc.)
  • Superior stakeholder engagement – has liaised effectively with the Secretaries Office, Dept. Secretaries, and the Prime Minister’s Office
  • Well versed at operating in fluid environments that change at a moment’s notice
Our Assesment:

This candidate has immaculate corporate presentation and is able to well articulate their skills and experience, instilling confidence in their ability to be effective in an executive support role. They are eager to secure an A/g EL1 and believe they have the skills to advance to the next level in their career.  Available for an immediate interview and a start with 2 weeks notice, this is a MUST MEET candidate. They would either transfer at level, or preferably A/g up through a temp transfer arrangement. 

Opportunities Seeking:
s26 transfer
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
74249

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878


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Reception and Administration


Baseline-Cleared Administrator

An outgoing and personable candidate with great stakeholder engagement and administration skills is now available for temporary or permanent roles.

Rate / Salary:
$70/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong coordination and correspondence skills
  • Current APS administration experience
  • Able to effectively liaise with a diverse range of stakeholders when running processes
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills – collation of briefing material, reports and other documents  
  • Data and records management
  • Inbox and call management
Our Assesment:

This candidate's experiences in administration, customer service and facility operations would mean they will come up to speed quickly and prove to be a solid operator in a new environment.

Opportunities Seeking:
Temporary or permanent roles
Availability:
1 Week's Notice

Reference #:
68049

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Baseline-Cleared Administrator

This candidate has 3 years' experience in APS administration, along with several years customer support experience. They have many skills to offer a new employer who require additional support staff. 

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Several years’ APS administration experience
  • 6+ years administration experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to effectively coordinate multiple processes simultaneously
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
Our Assesment:

An easy-going and personable individual who is good at building positive working relationships and engaging with stakeholders. They work well as part of a team and will be a good addition to a new team looking for more general administrative support. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Temporary or permanent opportunities
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
50258

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Baseline-Cleared and Highly Experienced Admin Officer

A candidate with 20 years' experience largely in the APS is searching for a new APS4/5 administrative and/or project support role. 

Rate / Salary:
$68/hr + GST or $75K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong organisation and coordination experience
  • Over 8 years' administration experience within the APS
  • Highly systems savvy and proficient with MS Office Suite
  • Works extremely well within a process environment – has very strong attention to detail as verified by their references
  • Great communication skills
Our Assesment:

This individual is well-presented, bubbly and very personable. They are a solid communicator and will fit well into a new admin/project support role as part of a new team. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Temporary or permanent opportunities
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
29861

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Positive Vetting Cleared Administrator

This candidate has experience in administration within the APS and is looking for further career growth. They are professionally presented, has good communication skills and is able to build rapport quickly.  

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

Security Clearance:
PV

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong time management
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Minute taking and some personal assistant duties
  • Filing and processing at Centrelink
Our Assesment:

This outgoing and highly personable individual is someone who communicates well and quickly builds productive working relationships. They are a quick learner and would quickly adapt to a new role. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Temporary opportunities
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
76483

H1R Consultant:
Kayla Hincksman on (02) 6108 4878


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Secretariat/ Coordination


APS4/5 Administration Officer

 A highly experienced public servant and program manager with over 10 years' experience within the APS and NGOs is now available for APS4 or APS5 level roles. 

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 7 years’ experience in the APS in program coordination, administration, compliance and assessment
  • Understanding of risk management, governance and SOP’s
  • Secretariat experience coupled with strong stakeholder engagement and written communication
Our Assesment:

This candidate has great communication skills and interviews well. Given their experiences in previous coordination and project roles they would quickly be able to come up to speed and prove to be a solid operator. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Temporary or permanent roles
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
65925

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Baseline-Cleared Administrator

This candidate has great experience working in fast-paced environments in both the private and public sectors; more recently as an APS4 and acting APS5 administrator for a large federal government agency. Their skills in coordination and processing are highly valuable for any employer. 

Rate / Salary:
$68/hr + GST or $75K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • APS4 and acting APS5 administration experience
  • Excellent stakeholder management
  • Able to effectively handle complex logistics and scheduling
  • Data and records management
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite
  • Meeting and events management
Our Assesment:

This confident and personable individual thrives in processing and coordination roles. They will be able to use their skills they've developed to come up to speed in a new APS position to quickly add value. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or temporary opportunities
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
70188

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

Executive Officer

This candidate is a successful project and program officer for a respected IT consulting firm. Their current role is multifaceted with a focus on stakeholder engagement including client liaison, contract management, conference organisation and governance of projects for federal government Departments and agencies.

Rate / Salary:
$98/hr + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong project research and coordination skills
  • Administration and coordination of projects
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement and management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Financial reporting for corporate business management
  • Ministerial and brief writing in the APS
Our Assesment:

This person was impressive at interview, possesses great subject matter expertise in administration, coordination, and contract/tender management. They are a strong candidate for a coordination, project management or executive officer role. They are highly organised and have strong attention to detail and the ability to manage time effectively. This person is a standout candidate at interview and would be a strong additional to any team.

Opportunities Seeking:
Executive Officer, Project Manager, Secretariat, Coordination
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
57022

H1R Consultant:
Kayla Hincksman on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Program and Secretariat Officer

This candidate has been working in the APS for the 2 and a half years across project, program and assurance roles with recent experience managing the secretariat for an Audit and Assurance Review Committee, which consists of 7 x Band 1s.

Rate / Salary:
$112/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Prepared high-level documents, submissions, reports, briefings and correspondence for senior executives, parliamentary processes (such as Senate Estimates) and the Minister
  • Ability to outline specific activities and establish clear plans and timeframes for project implementation.
  • Data analysis and preparation of reports for the review committee of SES staff
  • Ability to assign work tasks that are aligned with strategic goals and communicate expected results
  • Experience providing high level secretariat support to review committees and working groups
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with a network of key people both inside and outside the company
Our Assesment:

Proactive self-starter looking for an EL1 labour hire contract in the APS. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracts
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
51753

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Change Managers

Organisational Change Managers


EL1/2 Organisational Change Manager

This well-qualified management professional has stretched beyond finance roles into value-add focused roles reforming and improving underperforming business areas and projects. With skills covering finance, governance, HR analytics, corporate services management and project/change management, they are a hyper useful resource around the EL1/EL2 level. 

Rate / Salary:
$160 p/h + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Business management including functional reviews and remedial action
  • Team management and leadership across a broad range of corporate functions
  • Financial management, budgeting and reporting
  • HRIS and related data management and reporting (high level oversight)
  • Governance and risk management
  • Project and change management
Our Assesment:

We are aware of this candidate's reputation as a 'go to person' from their former employer, someone who reliably delivers results, a finisher. First rate!

One of this candidate's many super powers is their ability to review, support and manage business functions and teams through transitions to a new or revised operating model which aligns with current business strategy.

They have completed 2x complex and challenging engagements though HorizonOne both of which were extended off the back of their results.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
30861

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Data/Statistical Analysts

APS Level Data Analyst


Data Visualisation Specialist

This candidate is a data analyst with extensive skills in visualisation and reporting across corporate, recruitment and intelligence. Currently, they are working on setting up a system to build a simpler procedure of ad hoc tasking from stakeholders as well as managing a database to keep corporate records.

Rate / Salary:
EL1/2 Equivalent

Security Clearance:
PV

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Proven performer in supporting senior management for business intelligence and data metrics
  • Advanced Excel and Tableau (analysing and visualising large volumes of data)
  • Fundamental skills in SQL and Python
  • Strong knowledge of HR data and reporting
  • 13 years' central agency experience
  • Highly trusted with sensitive data (up to and including Positive Vetted)
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across as bubbly, friendly and instantly likeable. They love roles in which they can help people use data and where they can have a long tenure. Their favourite quote is: when the client asks for a “ham and cheese sandwich, then we should provide a chicken BLT”.

I have placed this candidate previously with great feedback and 2 strong references on file.

If you want someone who can visualise and automate your reports and tell a story with your data while brightening up any team they join, then THIS IS YOUR CANDIDATE.

Opportunities Seeking:
s26
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
64290

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Data Analyst - Conceptual thinking

This candidate is a business-focused data analyst with knowledge in data warehousing, process validation and business needs analysis. Proven to understand stakeholder requirements and translate them into actionable project plans. Dedicated and hard-working with a strong sense of intellectual curiosity.

Rate / Salary:
$95/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 3+ years APS data experience 
  • Intermediate/advanced skills in SQL & SA
  • Led the development and implementation of several program performance measures
  • Able to write comprehensive and detailed methodology papers on several program performance measures 
Our Assesment:

This candidate has just finished a 12+ month contract through HorizonOne at a large line agency. I've received positive feedback in their ability to be thrown a complex problem and be sent down the required rabbit holes to solve it.

They will be best suited as the data specialist in a program, policy or evaluation area.

Their broad skills and easy-going nature will allow them to work well in a broad range of teams and subject matters.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
63300

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Data Analyst APS6

This candidate is a Data and Policy analyst and modeler with a PhD in Economics. They are passionate about influencing policies through evidence and improving efficiencies.

Rate / Salary:
APS6 Equivalent

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 10+ years experience central agency experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the Budget processes, understanding how these assets contribute strategic value, and developing narratives to convey insights
  • Strong knowledge of policy evaluation and cost
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a solid APS6 looking for a change. They would be a good addition to a line agency policy and program area.

Opportunities Seeking:
s26 transfer
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
76520

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Data Analyst (Masters level statistical background)

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

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong mathematical background with extensive knowledge of statistics: Time Series Analysis, Regression, Optimisation, Partial Differential Equations, Finite Difference Methods, Stochastic Simulations Factor Analysis, Numerical Analysis and Computation
  • Advanced skills in SAS, SQL, Excel and R
  •  Extensive Knowledge of Probability and Mathematical Statistics, Operations Research (OR), Linear Regression, Decision Trees, Factor Analysis, Numerical Analysis and Computation, Mathematical Statistics, Knowledge of Time Series Analysis, Regression, Optimisation, Partial Differential Equations, Finite Difference Methods, Stochastic Simulations
  • Excellent attention to detail and key eye on picking up trends and abnolmaities 
Our Assesment:

This candidate has completed 3 contracts back to back via myself.  Their referee describes them as "very good at analysing data from different perspectives, spotting gaps and resolving them. They're persistent in finding their way through problems and recognise when there might be a better way at approaching it. They are very technical and I would class them as a high performer in data analysis and statistics.” 

High performer at the APS6 level

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
53907

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Data Analyst - Policy & Program

20 years’ experience leading teams through complex policy and program changes specialising in the areas of environment and energy. Strong skills in stakeholder engagement and development of action plans using tools such as risk matrices, program logic, budgets and production schedules.

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience using research methodologies to evaluate the effectiveness of public service programs
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills and the ability to produce complex reports and papers
  • Strong skills in stakeholder engagement with the ability to liaise across agencies
  • Whole of government strategic approach to policy and program implementation
  • SQL, SAS SAS Enterprise Database developer, R, Stata and PowerBi
  • Geospatial mapping and analysis with ARC GIS and QGIS applications
Our Assesment:

This candidate brings a wealth of experience in reviewing and evaluating public policies, programs and projects from both quantitative and qualitative perspectives. Their referee describes their strengths as "a high level of curiosity, strong willingness to learn and try new things, highly developed research skills, strong quantitative analysis and data manipulation skills, excellent communication and writing skills within a public service environment."

They would work best in a policy or program team.

This candidate has successfully completed 3 back to back contracts via HorizonOne 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
37238

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Management Level Data Analyst


Data Engineer - Cloud (AWS)

It is VERY RARE to have a candidate who is this technically strong and who is equally adept at eliciting and translating business requirements into technical solutions.

A specialist in data and cloud with Big 4 and Tier 1 System Integrator experience

Rate / Salary:
$180 p/h + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Databricks, Teradata, Hadoop, Hive, Impala, Hudi, AWS, Azure, Serverless Framework, PowerBI, Tableau, SQL, Python, Spark, Java, Data Modelling, Salesforce, SAP 4 HANA, Axon, EDC, Primavera, Linux, Git, Sketch, Miro, ServiceNow, HP ALM
  • Certifications AWS Solutions Architect Associate, AZ-900 Azure Fundamentals, AWS Machine Learning Specialty, AWS Cloud Practitioner, ITIL Foundations V3 Certification, Splunk User Certification, ICAgile Agile Way Fundamentals
  • Architected end to end design to allow consumption of data via multiple in-house tools and BI platforms
  • Skilled at implementing DataOps
  • Delivering complex greenfields solutions under extremely tight timeframes and stressful conditions
Our Assesment:

The term "unicorn" does not fully describe how unique this candidate is. The skill with which they engage with businesses to understand their requirements, create and then deliver the technical solution should be get your attention.

They have been referred to me by one of the top data professionals in Canberra who have confirmed how good they are.

If you are moving to or have moved your data to the cloud this candidate will add an extreme amount of value.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
76251

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Director- Data, Reporting and Evaluation | DAMA

This MBA-qualified candidate is looking for a new EL2 position (non-ongoing or contract) to come in, set up and improve data maturity and capability of an organisation or team.

They are able to do this through enhanced data & information management, data literacy & capability through delivery of governance requirements, greenfield intelligence & capability build & supporting whole-of-Government data initiatives. 

Rate / Salary:
EL2 or $160 p/h + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Delivery of the Data Governance Framework
  • Development of the Data Asset Register, project roll-out & BAU process development
  • Building out a data framework to ensure accurate and consistent data to be tracked, reported on, intervened in and developed in alignment with the organisation's strategic plan
  • Modernisation & Greenfield set-ups across governance, analytics, segmentation, 
Our Assesment:

This candidate is experienced in uplifting data maturity, analytics and reporting functions across the APS, Commercial and Academic sectors.

They are comfortable working in both greenfields and existing reporting functions.

They are able to engage with stakeholders to create a pragmatic rather than idealistic data solution.

Opportunities Seeking:
Non-ongoing or contract
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
63483

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Data Analyst (Business & Technical)

This candidate has 15 years' experience in the APS as a contractor and permanent employee in roles focused on project management, business intelligence and data visualisation. Strong skills in performance reporting (with a Power BI background) and information/process mapping (experience documenting corporate structures and pathways).

Rate / Salary:
EL1/2 Equivalent

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 8 years of professional experience in the field of Business Intelligence and Data Visualisation
  • 15+ years APS experience
  • Extensive policy development experience in the federal government
  • Experience developing forecasting models (Qlik and PowerBI tools) that capture and project future scenarios
  • Ability to convert complex information into easy-to-understand visual mapping tools
  • Experienced, confident and empathetic manager
  • Strong skills in performance reporting (with a Power BI background) and information/process mapping (experience documenting corporate structures and pathways)
Our Assesment:

This  candidate has excellent communication skills, a great sense of humour, and very good data skills.

I have placed them previously and I received positive feedback from their managers above and their at-level peers.

If you have an EL1 ASL vacancy in a data team, we suggest that you organise a meeting with this candidate ASAP as they will be picked up quickly for an s26 transfer,

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts or S26
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
1751

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Power BI Developer (DAX)

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:
$130/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
NV2

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.

This candidate is methodical and humble. I'm comfortable in saying there is a place in every data team for a candidate like this.

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
27429

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Master Data Management Expert

This candidate is an expert at improving data reporting and evaluation by providing operational, analytical and technical support to business areas.

They accomplish this through uplifting data maturity and management to manage, validate, and enrich the quality assurance of data integrity, consistency, and standardisation.

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

Security Clearance:
NV1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Professional Membership DAMA
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills to gain trust and educate on + apply data management
  • Strong technical background to understand data management end to end
  • Experienced applying data management enterprise-wide across a global organisation with sales ~$10B
Our Assesment:

This candidate is articulate and has strong internal confidence in their ability. They are pragmatic rather than idealistic in their approach to improving data maturity.

They have demonstrated experience uplifting data management across a variety of organisations across the APS and Commercial sectors.

If you want to uplift your organisation's data maturity this is the candidate you want to speak to you.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
74956

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

High performing Assistant Director (Data) seeking s26 transfer NV1

This candidate has extensive APS experience including years of direct interaction with Band 1 and Band 2 which gives her an invaluable perspective/understanding data in an APS context.

They are originally a business-facing APS candidate before they pivoted into data, this will give you some context on where they fit within the data landscape.


Rate / Salary:
At level transfer

Security Clearance:
NV1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Highly developed organisational skills, ready to adapt to almost any manager and team
  • Strong operational and strategic understand of policy, program and relationship with data developed through 15+ years of APS experience with 10+ years direct exposure with SES Band 1 and Band 2
  • Technical skills across SAS VA, SAS EG, SAS MC, QlikSense, Tableau, Excel (Advanced) Power BI
  • Able to pick things up quickly and understand data in a policy context
  • Highly developed organisation skills ready to adapt to almost any manager and team
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents as intelligent during interview with a pleasant personality. They have been referred through our networks as a solid performer and are been known to our agency through various dealings for a number of years. They have been placed previously via HorizonOne with a promotion following shortly after. The speed with which they were promoted to an EL1 further demonstrates their abilities.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
34790

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Data Journalist (Power BI)

This candidate is an excellent data communicator/journalist who does this through their advanced skills in visualisation (Power BI) and communication skills.

Previously a long-term EL1 across a variety of departments and subject matters they have made the move into contracting where they have been working in an advanced analytics team.

Rate / Salary:
$160/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Advanced Power BI (DAX and SQL)
  • Can easily present and convey data to a wide variety of both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Advanced analysing and wrangling (SQL and Excel)
  • Excellent attention to detail developed via audit background
  • End to end data skills (ETL through to Visualisation)
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across as pragmatic and articulate with a keen eye for detail. They have excellent communication skills and their audit background results in a methodical approach to work. 

Their diverse skill set from ETL to visualisation allows them to fit in well across a variety of teams and roles.

They are seeking a team with a mid to high-level data maturity where they can apply their skillset in a collaborative team environment.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
36953

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Data Analyst (Quantitative Superstar)

This permanent APS candidate is now looking to apply their skills in the contracting market. They are one of the strongest overall candidates, both technically and personally, I've seen at this level.

Their ability to pick up and learn new concepts and subject matters is extraordinary.

To give you some insight, they turn their monitor vertically to be able to read more code.

Rate / Salary:
$130/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Master of Theoretical Physics
  • Advanced skills in Python and Excel, various skills across R, SQL, VBA
  • Advanced modelling skills - Monte Carlo, Backtesting Risk Modelling
  • Conveying technical terms to a non-technical audience
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across as calm, articulate, and engaging. A previous teaching background allows them to easily convey the most technical concepts to anyone. If you have a complex problem you need to solve this is the candidate for it.

They have contracted through me previously with excellent feedback which resulted in them being offered a perm role in the same team.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
61312

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

5x Power BI Developers/ Analysts
  • Intermediate to advanced level Power BI skills (all using DAX)
  • APS6 - EL2 level
  • Up to and including NV2
  • End to end data analysts + dashboards specialists 
  • On prem and cloud experiencing including the migration
Rate / Salary:
$100/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
NV2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience building a data/reporting landscape from scratch with a dedicated reporting server (SQL databases & SQL Agent jobs for the ETL), with Power BI Service sitting on top for the reports
  • Developed data models using Power BI Dataflows and Datasets
  • Designed and developed whole of agency Power BI Dashboards, providing a single destination for the agency’s data needs
  • Advanced Power BI skills (~50 dashboards created inc using of DAX)
Our Assesment:

As you know it is rare to find one candidate with these skills in the Canberra market let alone 5.

Reach out to me so you get the first pick and we can work out which of these candidates will work best in your team to uplift your reporting capability 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
74825

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Statistical Analyst


Senior Data Scientist NV1

This PhD-qualified data scientist is ready for a change of data sets and problems after a successful 2-year contract. They are experienced across the entire data life cycle (acquisition and ingestion through to visualisation).

Rate / Salary:
$170 p/h + GST

Security Clearance:
NV1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Advanced Python, SQL, Shell can also code in R and Spark if required
  • Data Science & Analysis Predictive modelling (both classification and regression), statistical inference, anomaly detection, Monte Carlo simulation, optimisation, causal analysis, graph/network analysis, association rules, clustering, time series analysis and geospatial analysis
  • Data warehousing/data management Database design and implementation (including both logical and physical data modelling), access layer design and development, data warehousing, Business Intelligence (BI) using Tableau, ETL
  • Uplifting and mentoring staff 
Our Assesment:

This candidate is technically advanced (statistical analysis, data science, problem solving), engages well and gets a real kick out of mentoring and upskilling staff.

They could do both a technical EL1 role. or an EL2 role with their leadership and business skills.

They have completed multiple complex greenfields projects where they come in and "Look at data sets in from an angle of suing them to answer questions". They do this using their rigorous scientific approach.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
69131

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Tier 1 Data Scientist (Policy Modelling)

This PhD Data Scientist has proven to be a high performer across a variety of complex policy costing and problem solving roles.

Currently a perm EL1, they are looking for a challenging long term engagement to make the shift into contracting.

Rate / Salary:
$160/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
NV1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • PhD Statistics & Data Mining
  • Economic data analysis and modelling
  • Multivariate data analysis and micro-simulation modelling on big data
  • Financial data predictive modelling Public policy impact analysis
  • Distributional impact analysis, anomaly detection, clustering, decision trees and association rules Statistics
  • SAS expert (SAS Viya, SAS Visual Analytics, SAS Enterprise Guide and SAS Enterpriser Miner)
Our Assesment:

This is one of the best data scientists I have met this year.

Their ability to combine data science and statistics to costing the financial implications for policy proposals is at the elite level. 

This is the first time this candidate is available as a contractor and they will be snapped up quickly so don't delay on this one. With their experience they will be able to add value from day one.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
75045

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Economists

Economists


APS5 Economist/Project/Program Officer

Over 15 years’ experience within the federal government. This candidate specialises in economics, policy, program and data roles. Their most recent role at the Department of Health saw them responsible for interrogating, analysing, extracting, cleaning and compiling large data sets from a variety of sources for major aged care programs.

Rate / Salary:
$77/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 15 + years of APS experience across social policy, program administration and project management and data analysis
  • Complied and analysed various data sets and data trends
  • Exceptionally strong systems and customer service experience
  • Previous program administrative experience in addition to being detail focused and having the ability to manage complex reports
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a highly experienced candidate that would be able to quickly contribute to the functions of the CBD Program Office. They have excellent administration skills and are a highly experienced public servant with a mature approach and will be be easy to work with.

Opportunities Seeking:
Hourly rate and Non-Ongoing Contracts
Availability:
1 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
6104

H1R Consultant:
Tabatha Gallaway on (02) 6108 4878


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Governance, Risk & Assurance

Governance & Risk


EL1 Corporate Governance Manager

20 years’ experience in the APS and varied experience across governance, secretariat, corporate planning, projects, contract management and communication. Experience in both large central departments, line departments and small agencies. They are currently in a permanent EL1 position and looking for a permanent at level transfer. 

Rate / Salary:
$125k + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive corporate governance and planning experience in APS; business planning and reporting, annual reports, divisional plans, risk management plans, business continuity, senate estimate briefs, monthly and quarterly reporting
  • Excellent writing skills; ministerial correspondence, event briefs, QTBs, QONs, SOPs
  • High level secretariat management and coordination experience 
  • Systems; Excel – Advanced, TRIM, SPIRE, SAP, PDMS
Our Assesment:

This high performer comes strongly recommended by their referees. They have been placed by HorizonOne in the past and have always received excellent feedback from their managers. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
63582

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Strategic Governance and Project Manager

6 years' public service experience across federal and state government. Their area of expertise is in leading and implementing a whole range of business solutions including data
analysis and data visualisations, project management, business planning, strategy, process improvement and executive support.

Rate / Salary:
$140/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Master of Research and Master of International Relations
  • Data visualisation & PowerBI
  • Experience providing high level strategic advice to senior executives on administrative, operational and legislative matters
  • High level writing skills with experience writing new policies and procedures from scratch and preparing Cabinet, Assembly, Ministerial and Executive briefings and correspondence
  • Strong ability to seek out and get across new content quickly
  • Innovative approach to solving complex problems
Our Assesment:

Ambitious and motivated candidate whose potential is evidenced by how quickly their career has progressed. They are highly articulate and immaculately presented. Guaranteed to impress at interview. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracts
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
67551

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Fraud Compliance & Security


APS6 Intelligence Analyst

This candidate has over 6 years of experience in intelligence and is currently managing a team in state government to develop and collect intelligence products to inform policy, procedure, and compliance.

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 6 years of experience in intelligence
  • Practical experience analysing data, identifying trends and patterns, and writing reports
  • Experience across intelligence, investigation, and compliance
  • Leadership and communication skills
Our Assesment:

This person is a personable and professional individual with 6 years of intelligence experience across state government. They are looking to transition into federal government and with their prior experience as an intelligence analyst they will have the ability to start with minimal direction.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracts
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
75571

H1R Consultant:
Abbie Seddon on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Intelligence Officer

This candidate is currently an APS6 Intelligence Officer within a small government agency, and has 3 years' experience in this field. Their academic achievements include a Masters of Terrorism and Security, a Diploma of Intelligence Practice and a Diploma of Government, they have a strong skill set and understanding of complex Intelligence. 

Rate / Salary:
$90/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
PV

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Masters of Terrorism and Security Studies
  • Diploma of Intelligence
  • Proficient in MS Excel
  • Master of Emergency Management
Our Assesment:

A professional, highly motivated, and task-orientated individual who holds a strong passion to develop their career within intelligence.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long Term Contracts
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
72599

H1R Consultant:
Abbie Seddon on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Intelligence Analyst

With over 10 years experience in intelligence this candidate has a strong skill set and understanding which has allowed them to engage in a variety of projects and operations outside of their general scope. They have developed and implemented a digital transformation project to improve the dissemination of written intelligence both nationally and internationally. 

Rate / Salary:
$105/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
PV

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Masters of Intelligence Practice
  • Strong understanding of legislation and policy
  • Over 10+ years’ experience in intelligence
  • Developed policy, digital transformation projects, better practice guides, and training packs
  • Broad intelligence experience in cyber security, fraud, criminal syndicates, foreign interference, and more
Our Assesment:

A highly-skilled candidate with over 10 years of experience across various aspects of intelligence. This candidate has also developed and implemented a large scale digital transformation project which improved the dissemination of written intelligence products.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracts
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
34625

H1R Consultant:
Abbie Seddon on (02) 6108 4878

Complaints / Feedback Officer

This candidate is currently working as an EL1 Complaints Manager and is looking to start contracting roles. They are part of the secretariat of the Compliance Committee that provides oversight of Fraud and Serious non-compliance business. This candidate is an experienced internal auditor with a broad background that includes federal and ACT government agencies in roles that have relied heavily on their initiative, problem solving skills and understanding of compliance requirements, teaching and learning in a VET provider and stakeholder management.

Rate / Salary:
$119/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
NV1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • A sound working understanding of (and ability to research) diverse organisational accountabilities, reporting and recording requirements, relevant legislation and internal risk and audit plans
  • A fast learner, adaptable, motivated and supportive team player/leader, results and achievement focused
  • Strong organisational and time management skills, able to manage multiple tasks and responsibilities and meet demanding operational, contract and project deadlines
  • Sound communication and influencing skills and proven ability to liaise with a broad range of stakeholders, along with the maturity and personal presence needed in a role that requires an understanding of the organisations strategic priorities
  • Certificate IV in Government (Investigation) (PSP41512) - CIT, Canberra
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) - CIT, Canberra
  • Diploma of Government (Contract Management) - Major Training Service
  • Diploma of Business (Quality Auditing) - SAI Global
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a multi-skilled achiever, best suited to challenging responsibilities within an outcomes focused team. They would suit an organisation that values commitment and which offers the potential for continuing career development.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Non Ongoing
Availability:
1 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
74822

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878

Case Assessment Officer

This candidate is s a highly motivated and hardworking individual currently positioned within the Australian Public Service as a Case Assessment officer. They have strong written skills, communicate with influence, and enjoy producing meaningful work. This candidate has a versatile skill set built through their varied experience in both the private and public sectors. A strong communicator and with a  positive and flexible attitude.

Rate / Salary:
$81/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong Written and Communication Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Private Sector Office Environment
  • High Volume Data Entry
  • High attention To Detail
  • Extensive Microsoft Package Knowledge
Our Assesment:

This candidate had a calm demeanour at the interview. They are a motivated individual that enjoys fast-paced and engaging work. They have strong communication skills and works well in a team environment. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
54521

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Intelligence Officer

Located in South Australia, this candidate has over 3 years experience as an Intelligence Officer specialising in operations that include identifying risks and criminal activities, reporting, writing briefs to present intelligence findings, monitoring trends and patterns to prevent further criminal activity. 

Rate / Salary:
$77/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 3+ years of experience in Intelligence
  • Strong experience with data collection and collation, analysing data, producing intelligence products for dissemination, identifying and forecast patterns and trends
  • Ability to understand and breakdown legislation
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a highly professional and intellectual individual who holds a strong passion for intelligence and is looking to engage in a contract position that really aligns with their career goals and skills, and is ideally looking for a role that will have a real impact.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracts
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
74789

H1R Consultant:
Abbie Seddon on (02) 6108 4878


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Human Resources

HR Generalists


APS5 HR Generalist or APS Learning and Development Advisor

This candidate has come back into the the APS after a career break where they had focussed on family after relocating to the ACT. Since joining this new government agency they have  thrived in the small, busy team where there are constant pivots required to stay abreast of changing work priorities. They use multiple systems for different aspects of their work including eRecruit, Acorn Learning Management System and Sharepoint.

Rate / Salary:
$78/hr + GST or $87K+ Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Diploma in Business Management, and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Experience with Development, implementation and facilitation of compliance training programs
  • Creation, review and update of Group HR policies, procedures, forms and attachments
  • Strong communication and stakeholder engagement skills
Our Assesment:
Opportunities Seeking:
Contract, Permanent, Non Ongoing
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
76721

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 or EL1 HR Generalist

This candidate has a strong background in WHS and is looking to develop their skills in other areas of Human Resources. They have extensive experience working on WHS Projects, strong stakeholder engagement skills and providing coaching, support and consultation to staff and management. 

Rate / Salary:
$120K+ Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Project Management
  • WHSQ Inspections and Auditing
  • Critical Thinking
  • Health and Wellbeing Programs
  • Problem Solving
  • Incident analysis, reporting and investigation
  • Adaptable to change
  • Risk Management
  • Interpersonal skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate is an experienced and motivated individual who is looking for a new challenge. They are keen to explore opportunities outside of WHS.  

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract, Permanent, Non Ongoing
Availability:
September

Reference #:
76553

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 HR Manager

An experienced HR manager with over 15 years' experience providing technical and strategic HR advice.

This candidate started their HR career in a very broad generalist role that combined HR with WHS and risk. This developed their skill base and expertise in talking to people about the right things at the right time, and led to them wanting to know more about how to authentically engage people to think about their jobs, how their teams work and how they can do their work in better ways. This candidates strengths now align with creating rapport and connection with people when guiding them through their challenges with confidence.

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST or $125K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience working in local government and the private sector
  • Degree qualifications in HR
  • Extensive ER experience
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Collaborative attitude and well-developed communication skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview. They have excellent communication skills, are very empathetic and enjoy working one-on-one with stakeholders as well as in a team. They are passionate about HR and enjoy a role where they can make a difference.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
39970

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878

Head of People and Culture

An experienced Senior Human Resources professional, leading multiple sites across Australia in the development and delivery of commercially sustainable strategic people plans. Member of executive leadership teams with significant experience in HR. They are a high-level strategic HR professional encompassing all aspects of HR, with a focus on culture, performance management, ER, employee engagement, change management, recruitment, and industrial advocacy.

Rate / Salary:
$180/hr + GST or $215k + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Managed payroll outsourcing project onto externally based platform
  • experienced in providing tactical and operational HR support in both a Shared Services and Operational based HR mode
  • Experienced in Change management driving productivity improvements
  • Experienced in leading, developing, and implementing the People & Culture strategy to achieve business goals
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview and can clearly demonstrate their knowledge and experience within HR, They are a candidate who gets the job done to a very high standard in a practical, pragmatic way, they are a high performer who can deliver results. I would highly recommend interviewing. This candidate will not disappoint. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract, Permanent
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
70766

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Workforce Planning Specialist

An experienced HR Business Partner with over 20 years of experience where they have successfully delivered and implemented sustainable workforce solutions through the design, development, and implementation of ‘Integrated Operational Workforce Plans’. 

Rate / Salary:
$155/hr plus GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong experience in developing attraction, recruitment, and retention strategies
  • Experienced in design and developing leadership programs
  • Confident communicator with the ability to connect with a broad range of stakeholders
  • Qualified HR trainer 
  • Experienced in coaching and mentoring EL and SES staff
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a warm, personable and engaging personality. They came across well during interview, showing their passion for workforce planning, development, leadership programs, and Human Resources. They have a great deal to offer and would be able to draw upon their experiences to be successful in a variety of positions. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
26369

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Workplace / Industrial Relations Manager

Having over 20 years of experience, this candidate has developed a strong strategic and operational focus within HR teams across the employment cycle., they have also gained extensive experience in code of conduct, performance management, and Enterprise Agreement Negotiations within public and private sectors.

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST or $130K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong knowledge of Employment Law
  • Strong experience in providing industrial relations advice 
  • Experienced in investigating and resolution of employee complaints, grievances, misconduct, underperformance
  • Proven ability to build productive and successful public and private sector relationships that add long term value for all parties
  • Extensive knowledge of government, business, financial management, workplace relations and tertiary education practice/policy
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview. They have a calm approach with the ability to articulate their skills and experience. They enjoy a challenge where they can make a difference. With a wealth of experience in IR, they would be able to draw upon their skills and expertise to be a valuable member of the team.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
1 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
33236

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 HR Manager

This candidate's experience is across a number of industries which gives them an excellent and diverse experience of HR. In their last role, they were responsible for the strategies, policies, and standards, interpretation of legislation, and development of HR-related processes and frameworks.

Rate / Salary:
$125k + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive HR management experience
  • Personable and approachable demeanour with strong ability to effectively build relationships and work across people management
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Experience in fast-growth organisations 
  • Recent in dealing with challenging environments
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview, they have strong skills in both operational and strategic HR. They love a challenging, multi-faceted role and have the ability to develop strong working relationships. This candidate has a calm approach and is very personable. They are articulate and influential in their approach and I would highly recommend interviewing.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or non-ongoing
Availability:
2 Week's Notice

Reference #:
39969

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

HR Advisor

This candidate is an experienced HR Advisor and is able to maintain a well-developed understanding of relevant legislation and policy frameworks such as Enterprise Agreement and HR policies. She is able to undertake self-initiated research to enable the provision of accurate and complex advice and develop and manage effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders while providing high quality HR Advice. 

Rate / Salary:
$84k - $87k + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Able to adapt quickly 
  • High level of interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to work in a high-pressured environment
  • Strong negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Meticulous approach to legal research, client filing and documenting
  • Currently studying Bachelor of Law 
Our Assesment:

This candidate is bright and bubbly, they are hard working and give everything 110%. They are able to pick up new systems, processes and information quickly and are passionate about the HR and Legal sectors. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent and Non Ongoing
Availability:
3 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
67556

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878


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HR Strategy


Head of People and Culture

An experienced Senior Human Resources professional, leading multiple sites across Australia in the development and delivery of commercially sustainable strategic people plans. Member of executive leadership teams with significant experience in HR. They are a high-level strategic HR professional encompassing all aspects of HR, with a focus on culture, performance management, ER, employee engagement, change management, recruitment, and industrial advocacy.

Rate / Salary:
$180/hr + GST or $215k + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Managed payroll outsourcing project onto externally based platform
  • Experienced in providing tactical and operational HR support in both a Shared Services and Operational based HR mode
  • Experienced in change management driving productivity improvements
  • Experienced in leading, developing, and implementing the People & Culture strategy to achieve business goals
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview and can clearly demonstrate their knowledge and experience within HR, They are a candidate who gets the job done to a very high standard in a practical, pragmatic way, they are a high performer who can deliver results. I would highly recommend interviewing. This candidate will not disappoint. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract, Permanent
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
70766

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

Human Resouces Manager

This candidate is an agile HR professional that is a highly motivated relationship builder, recognised for their ability to apply a person-centered approach to add value and influence outcomes in the roles they have undertaken. They apply a responsive, respectful and well-considered approach to stakeholder engagement, providing accurate and timely advice in line with business needs. This candidates' expertise is in building relationships, stakeholder management, developing and implementing department policy, researching and analysing information, determining relevant facts and prioritising tasks.

Rate / Salary:
$120k + Super

Security Clearance:
NV1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Drafting and refining ministerial correspondence, briefings and committee papers, consulting with stakeholders to develop clear and concise documents
  • Experience with Policy and Projects
  • Experience working on projects that focus on increasing workforce capability and capacity 
  • Strategic thinker
Our Assesment:

This is a professional candidate who applies a supportive and motivational approach when leading a team, matching their skills and aspirations to work on hand, working together to achieve outcomes as a team.  

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent S26 transfer
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
66787

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 HR Manager

This candidate's experience is across a number of industries which gives them an excellent and diverse experience of HR. In their last role, they were responsible for the strategies, policies, and standards, interpretation of legislation, and development of HR-related processes and frameworks.

Rate / Salary:
$125k + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Extensive HR management experience
  • Personable and approachable demeanour with strong ability to effectively build relationships and work across people management
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • Experience in fast-growth organisations 
  • Recent in dealing with challenging environments
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview, they have strong skills in both operational and strategic HR. They love a challenging, multi-faceted role and have the ability to develop strong working relationships. This candidate has a calm approach and is very personable. They are articulate and influential in their approach and I would highly recommend interviewing.

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or non-ongoing
Availability:
2 Week's Notice

Reference #:
39969

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Workplace / Industrial Relations Manager

Having over 20 years' of experience, this candidate has developed a strong strategic and operational focus within HR teams across the employment cycle. They have also gained extensive experience in code of conduct, performance management, and Enterprise Agreement Negotiations within public and private sectors.

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST or $130K + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong knowledge of Employment Law
  • Strong experience in providing industrial relations advice 
  • Experienced in investigating and resolution of employee complaints, grievances, misconduct, underperformance
  • Proven ability to build productive and successful public and private sector relationships that add long term value for all parties
  • Extensive knowledge of government, business, financial management, workplace relations and tertiary education practice/policy
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview. They have a calm approach with the ability to articulate their skills and experience. They enjoy a challenge where they can make a difference. With a wealth of experience in IR, they would be able to draw upon their skills and expertise to be a valuable member of the team.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or permanent
Availability:
1 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
33236

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 HR Manager

A highly skilled Human Resources professional with over 12 years of proven experience in building relationships, managing teams, and developing and implementing strategy and organisational change in both the public and private sector.

Rate / Salary:
$145k + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experienced in interpreting and applying relevant HR legislation and providing detailed and specialist HR services, reports, advice, and support for Senior Executive Staff (SES) and other senior staff as well as managing and resolving complex cases
  • Strong stakeholder experience 
  • Experienced in developing, driving, and implementing strategies and initiatives to build a highly engaged and skilled workforce and positive work environment and culture
  • Collaborative attitude and well-developed oral and written communication skills 
  • Experience leading and managing both large and small teams
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview and comes across as very passionate about HR, especially where they can make a difference and contribute to the strategic direction of an organisation. They are results orientated, decisive, and have good judgement. They are highly motivated with an ability to deliver innovative solutions to business challenges. 

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 transfer
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
47150

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Recruitment


APS5 Recruitment Officer

Passionate Recruitment Advisor with 3 years’ experience doing end to end recruitment focusing on the finance and policy sectors. In the time that this candidate has been working in recruitment they have been able to get strong knowledge of multiple role types by using their communication skills to ensure they are getting the right information from a variety of stakeholders.

Rate / Salary:
$55/hr + GST or $75k + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • End to end recruitment experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience in candidate sourcing and candidate management
  • Experience with Seek Talent Search and LinkedIn Recruiter
  • Strong negotiation skills
Our Assesment:

This is an enthusiastic candidate with a positive can-do attitude. They enjoy working in busy fast paced environments and taking the time to understand people’s needs and match the right people to the right jobs. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract, Permanent, Non Ongoing
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
31200

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Recruitment Officer (eRecruit)

An experienced recruitment consultant with over 5 years' experience within the private and public sectors where they have gained experience with eRecruit.

Rate / Salary:
$85k + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

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

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

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or non-ongoing
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
59376

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Recruitment Officer

This candidate is a strong recruitment officer where they have looked after the end to end process of recruitment within the public service.

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

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Government recruitment experience
  • High level attention to detail 
  • Adaptable and flexible approach to working
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills 
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well in interview and communicates effectively while being able to remain calm under pressure. They have an easy-going nature with the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Non ongoing
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
69731

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Recruitment Officer

An experienced Human Resource Officer with over ten years’ experience in recruitment management and administration in the Australian Public Service environment.

Rate / Salary:
$95/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet targets
  • Exceptional organisational and administrative skills
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills
  • Experienced in the end-to-end recruitment process
  • Strong ability to interpret and apply legislation
  • Experienced in eRecruit
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview, they communicate effectively while being able to remain calm under pressure. They are a strong all-rounder with the ability to hit the ground running in a wide variety of circumstances. They are articulate, flexible, and very knowledgeable.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
76184

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Recruitment or Learning and Development

Background in property management and recent experience in federal government procurement at the APS6 level. Works directly with contract managers on procurement activities ranging from simple ($1,000) to complex ($13m). 

This is a results-driven individual with excellent organisation, communication and interpersonal skills. Recognised consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success in each position held across APS3- APS6 levels. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and independently, always enthusiastic and enjoys new challenges.

 

Rate / Salary:
$87K + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Cert IV Government Procurement and Contract Management
  • Experience managing end-to-end procurement processes for both simple and complex procurement
  • Experience evaluating, recommending and implement learning and development programs
Our Assesment:

Professional and intelligent candidate with strong procurement knowledge. Rare find in the current market.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contracts
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
54262

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Recruitment/HR Officer

Through this candidates warm, friendly and enthusiastic approach, they demonstrate the ability to build and maintain close working relationships, broader department networks and rapport with key stakeholders. Their current role as Senior Performance Officer has extended her organisational and reporting skills and awarded her an innate level of care. Adaptable and proactive, this candidate is well-versed in managing urgent and competing workloads, utilising advanced time management skills to plan and prioritise tasks, completing them within tight deadlines, with the highest levels of professionalism and integrity.

Rate / Salary:
$92/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Developing robust and evidence-based evaluation, analysis and strategic advice regarding enterprise performance and organisational health matters
  • Experiences supporting the development of key planning and reporting publications such as the Corporate Plan and Annual Report
  • Applying expertise and knowledge to identify emerging opportunities and risks, including their implications
  • Engaging and collaborating with stakeholders from across the Department, the Portfolio and across Government
  • Respond proactively to urgent, ad-hoc tasks from the senior executive, including analysis, reporting and advice on enterprise performance
  • Integrating and interpreting information gathered from a wide variety of sources, including departmental data, to distil key strategic issues
Our Assesment:

This this is an bright and bubbly candidate who is looking for a role with more stakeholder engagement. 

Opportunities Seeking:
S26 Transfer
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
76643

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878

HR and Recruitment Officer

This candidate has extensive experience in hospitality, customer service and HR/ Recruitment. They currently work in a fast paced recruitment environment where they are required to look after all recruitment needs from advertising, screening and interviewing candidates to on and off boarding. 

Rate / Salary:
$78/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Processing, interviewing and reviewing potential candidates to fill specific needs of our clients.
  • Creating tailored care plans for plans for NDIS clients
  • Maintained a caseload of 150+ staff members
  • Managing and reviewing staff contracts
  • Creating and running onboarding program
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a hard working professional who is looking to progress in his HR career 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract, Permanent, Non Ongoing
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
60566

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878

HR and Recruitment Officer

This candidate has had vast experience over the course of their professional career within both HR and admin, across Government, private and non-for-profit organisations. They have much experience managing confidential correspondence, coordination of meetings including vendor meetings and reporting, stakeholder communications, management of E-mail Inbox in outlook and accounts. Most recently they have developed an understanding of Information Technology in their current position. 

Rate / Salary:
$79k + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong experience as a HR generalist
  • Recruitment experience
  • Aurion experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong administrative experience
Our Assesment:

This is a bright and professional candidate who presents very well. They are passionate about working in Human Resources and enjoy busy, fast paced work environments.

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

Reference #:
63122

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878

Recruitment or HR Officer

This candidate is an academically astute HR Professional with superior listening and counselling skills. Their background in Psychology (Bachelor's and Master's degrees) gives them an edge in understanding human (employee) behavior. In addition, this candidate has a thorough understanding of organisational behavior which is instrumental in enhancing organisational performance. Among other HR functions, this candidate can contribute to recruitment efforts and is particularly interested in working in internal recruitment. Having recently completed a Diploma of Human Resources from CIT, Canberra, they have a good understanding of the HR functions and objectives and have the right foundations to come up to speed quickly in an APS4 HR or Recruitment officer role.

Rate / Salary:
$64/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Solid APS administrative experience
  • Experience in recruitment and on-boarding
  • Strong stakeholder engagement experience
  • Experience as a HR Advisor 
Our Assesment:

This Candidate is a bright and professional candidate who is passionate about starting their career within HR. They are knowledgeable and eager to learn, and are able to think outside of the box and come up with solutions quickly when needed.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract, Permanent, Non Ongoing
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
75423

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878


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Work Health & Safety


APS6 WHS Officer

This candidate is currently working as a WHS and Wellbeing Advisor in the private sector. In this position they have been responsible for implementing and managing Work Health and Safety and have also taken on the role as the Wellbeing advisor. This candidate also has experience with ISO standards and FSC Audits.

Rate / Salary:
$90k + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience managing and implementing Work Health and Safety (WHS) and wellbeing related programs
  • Strong understanding of WHS legislation and related policies and procedures
  • Experience Supporting health case management for compensable and non-compensable matters, rehabilitation and early intervention
  • Certificate IV of WHS 
  • Diploma of Government Investigations 
  • Certificate IV in crime and Justice Studies 
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a professional and bright candidate who is passionate about WHS. They are looking to secure a role in the APS and are keen to develop on their current skill set. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Non Ongoing
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
75610

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878

EL1/EL2 WHS Manager

An energetic and articulate WHS and Worker's Compensation specialist with extensive experience encompassing multiple legislative jurisdictions. With over 20 years of industry experience in various sectors, they are able to effectively work within corporate, government, small business, and not-for-profit settings.

Rate / Salary:
$140/hr or $130k + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Adaptable to a wide range of operating environments (exposure to a broad base of industries & environments enables the development of diversely sampled best practices)
  • Experienced in identifying process gaps and opportunities for improvement
  • Significant experience in injury prevention and management/underwriting
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to influence 
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview. They are a strong communicator across all organisational levels and have broad business and people management, analysis, and reporting skills with a keen sense of the operational and social imperative, and reach of the health and safety functions.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract or Permanent
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
15136

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler on (02) 6108 4878


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Payroll


APS4 Payroll Officer

This candidate has extensive experience in Payroll, Administration, Human Resource, Finance and Customer Service. Throughout their career they have been able to demonstrate accountability, trustworthiness and reliability to establish managements’ confidence by prioritising confidentiality and security of information, diplomacy, tact and professionalism.

Rate / Salary:
$64/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong understanding of Aurion
  • 3 months APS experience
  • Strong knowledge in office administrative functions such as, Payroll, Customer Service, Time Management, Accounts receivable/payable, data entry and reconciliation, and Inventory
  • Ability to build and sustain successful relationships through effective communication thereby gaining trust and providing appropriate and prompt information in a professional and polite manner. Working well within a team and autonomously.
  • Exceptional skills in administrative works such as database management, computer applications utilised in performing customer service, dealing with difficult situations, offering answers to clients' requests and enquiries.
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a has strong and professional interpersonal connection to colleagues that begets respect and establishes collaboration especially necessary in reaching the target objectives, achieving the organisation’s broader development goals.     

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

Reference #:
70465

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878


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Indigenous & Equality Groups

Identified Candidates


APS6 Policy Officer

This candidate has 7 years NSW public sector experience in regulatory, compliance, review and contract management, program and policy roles. Their experience includes writing/preparing high level reports, ministerial briefs, advice, recommendations, and correspondence for a wide range of audiences. They are adept in rapidly understanding information and applying legislation and regulations. This is a skill they have developed through their legal studies (Bachelor of Laws) and experience working in fast paced environments with changing priorities.

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

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience developing, managing and delivering programs including identifying and communicating risks
  • Experience managing contracts
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills and sound judgement
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across at interview as a proactive, hardworking and intelligent individual. They are highly motivated to join an organisation with values that align closely to her own. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract, Permanent, Non Ongoing
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
74484

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878


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Marketing, PR and Communications

Marketing & Events


Campaigns 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

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 ever seen in this space. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or Contract
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
39128

H1R Consultant:
Abbie Seddon on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Event / Project Manager

This candidate has over 15 years experience in sponsorship and events, during this time they have become a creative and results-driven professional with proven success in managing all aspects of large-scale special events, including sponsorship, volunteer recruitment and coordination, entertainment and community relations.

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • High-level administration and organisational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and lead multiple projects
  • High-level communication skills with the ability to develop strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • High attention to detail 
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents well at interview, they have strong communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate their skills and experience. They enjoy managing projects and have coordinated all aspects of major events including developing and maintaining budgets, event planning and implementation, volunteer coordination, on-site management, safety and risk management, and evaluation.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
1 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
56127

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Fowler 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:
Abbie Seddon 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:
Abbie Seddon on (02) 6108 4878


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Digital & Graphic Design


Digital Marketing Specialist

This candidate has extensive experience across digital media and marketing working with government agencies such as ATO, Finance, NSW Health, as well as large e-commerce industries. They are have specialties in PPC, digital media, account management, and social media platforms.

Rate / Salary:
$95k + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Proficient in MS suite, Adobe Suite, Data Studios, Social Media Platforms
  • Google Advertisement Certification
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Strong communication and stakeholder relation skills
  • PPC (pay-per-click) specialist
  • Prior experience developing content, strategic marketing planning, and project management
Our Assesment:

A personable individual who shares a strong passion for diversifying media budgets for optimum revenue, utilising data to identify a target audience, strategic planning for media marketing with a focus on maximising client profitability.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracts
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
76198

H1R Consultant:
Abbie Seddon on (02) 6108 4878

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:
Abbie Seddon on (02) 6108 4878


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Communications


Communications 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

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 ever seen in this space. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or Contract
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
39128

H1R Consultant:
Abbie Seddon on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Communications Manager

With 13+ years of experience within the APS and a Bachelor of Communications they have worked extensively across large scale projects with a focus on organisational change communications, campaigns, media, public relations and stakeholder engagement.

Rate / Salary:
$168/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
NV1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Communications
  • 13+ years of experience
  • Strong experience developing written communications, briefs, and talking points, media releases and media monitoring
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Practical experience delivering communications, PR, media campaigns, and more
  • Strong skill set in media, strategic communications and change management communications
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a very charismatic, personable and professional individual who expresses a passion for Communications within the APS. With over 13 years of experience in Communications, PR, Media, and Campaigns within the APS, they have a strong and varied skill set. With their knowledge and experience they would need minimal guidance and would have the ability to onboard quickly with minimal direction.

Opportunities Seeking:
Labour-hire contracts
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
74666

H1R Consultant:
Abbie Seddon on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Communications Manager

This candidate is currently working in a well-known federal government department as an EL1 communications and stakeholder engagement manager. They have worked across multiple transformation programs with their most recent program tailored to digital transformation. They have experience developing and delivering strategic communications plans, campaigns, multi-media engagement strategies and change management strategies.

Rate / Salary:
$155/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 11 years of APS experience at the EL1 level
  • Advanced Certificate in Public Relations
  • Masters of Business Administration
  • Experience understanding technical and complex information
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and communications skills
  • Expertise in change communications 
Our Assesment:

This candidate has an established APS career at the EL1 level and has demonstrated understanding of complex and technical information. They are a highly engaging and personable individual with a strong passion for digital transformation, change communication and stakeholder engagement. 

Opportunities Seeking:
contract or permanent transfer
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
75074

H1R Consultant:
Abbie Seddon on (02) 6108 4878


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Policy and Program Management

APS Policy


APS5 Policy and Project Officer

Results-driven Government Lawyer & Policy Officer with over eight years’ experience in successfully developing, coordinating, managing, delivering and evaluating complex, large-scale policy and procurement project initiatives. Their most recent position with the Department of Health saw them working on policy and project initiatives in the Final report for Aged Care Quality and Safety.

Rate / Salary:
$77/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Demonstrated experience assisting in the development of policy work such as policy proposals and costings, scoping and talking points, briefings, minutes and other written material
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply legislation, regulations, polices and guidelines
  • Good communication skills and ability to confidently liaise, consult and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to draft project management plan documents including stakeholder engagement plans
  • Ability to draft procurement documentation such as Request for Tenders and Procurement Plans
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across as a great fit for an APS5 position in policy, project, assessment or compliance. They are looking for flexible working arrangements with the ability to work from home and in the office.   

Opportunities Seeking:
Hourly rate and Non-Ongoing Contracts
Availability:
1 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
14288

H1R Consultant:
Tabatha Gallaway on (02) 6108 4878

Band 1 Policy Leader

A highly motivated and experienced senior manager with demonstrated capability in governance, policy and legislative development, regulation, program and project management, and change management. Has worked in Victorian government for the last 6 years and federal government for the 15 years prior. 

Rate / Salary:
$195k + Super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Managed government teams up to 20 staff
  • Specialised in gambling and liquor policy for the last 6 years
  • Managed major legislative modernisation reform process of VIC's Liquor Regulation Act
  • Flexible and solutions-focused management style
  • Strong negotiation skills with high level stakeholders across industry 
  • Experience working in a highly political and pressured environment
Our Assesment:

Driven and supportive leader currently located in Victoria, but able to relocate to Canberra with 4 weeks' notice. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or Long Term Contracts
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
71111

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Environmental Policy & Program Manager (remote worker)

20+ years' experience in government with a specialist focus on environment policy development, analysis and program management. Expertise in a range of subject matter including energy, climate change and waste management. They have been working at the EL1 level for the last 12 years. Currently working on delivering a $24 million freight energy productivity program. 

Rate / Salary:
$120/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
NV1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Graduate Diploma, Environmental Engineering
  • Bachelor of Science, Geographical Ecology
  • Strong leader with extensive experience at Executive Level managing diverse technical teams (up to 25 staff)
  • Ability to quickly comprehend, retain and synthesise complex and technical information
  • Proven research competence including an ability to source, interpret, organise, analyse and report data
  • Analytical reasoning and critical thinking expertise for problem solving
  • Dexterity in negotiations, influencing positive outcomes
Our Assesment:

Intelligent and hard working contractor that has contracted through HorizonOne for the last 2 years. Based in Jervis Bay, thus requires a remote working arrangement. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracts
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
28672

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Policy Officer

With over 8 years of experience working across state and federal government, this candidate is an acting EL1 currently leading 3 major projects that include a regulatory reform, public policy development and working on a legislative review project. This candidate has lead multiple teams and holds a current NV1 clearance. 

Rate / Salary:
$119/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
NV1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics
  • Practical experience with legislative amendments, securing funding approval, developing frameworks and strategic policy advice
  • Experience working in a fast paced and high-volume environment
  • Leadership experience; currently leading a 12-member working group across 7 teams
  • Ability to interpret complex legislation and apply it in a practical context
Our Assesment:

This candidate presents as a very professional and intellectual individual. They are able to articulate their experience succinctly and have a strong understanding of government. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Labour-hire or non-ongoing contracts
Availability:
2 - 4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
5490

H1R Consultant:
Abbie Seddon on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Policy, Governance and Coordination Manager

10 years' experience in the APS with varied experience across project management, program management, governance, secretariat, policy, ministerial and parliamentary coordination and strategy. They are currently working closely with a COO on strategic projects such as a legislative compliance review.

Rate / Salary:
$126/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
NV1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience managing and coordinating complex projects including developing project plans, project tracking, budget management and reporting
  • Experience managing agile teams in a dynamic and fast-paced environment - managed 5 staff in the Ministerial and Parliamentary Section
  • Strong secretariat and governance skills with experience managing the coordination for internal and external committees
  • Excellent liaison, negotiation and relationship building skills
Our Assesment:

Articulate and enthusiastic individual with valuable experience within the APS. They have led teams through challenging circumstances and consistently received contract extensions due to their strong performance. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracts
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
69137

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Regulatory Policy and Stakeholder Engagement Manager

This high performer has worked in the APS for the last 20+ years’ specialising in regulatory policy development, program management and stakeholder engagement. They have worked at the EL2 level since 2000 across several portfolios including home affairs, aviation, energy, industry and agriculture. In 2019 they took a VR and now enjoy the flexibility of contracting in the APS. 

Rate / Salary:
$125k + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Master of Public Policy
  • Bachelor of Economics + Bachelor of Laws
  • Ability to form constructive and positive relationships with stakeholder communities
  • Excellent core APS policy skills including developing ministerial correspondence, senate estimate and executive briefings, NPPs, cabinet submissions and budget submissions
  • Strong analysis and research skills
  • Understands government processes, probity and contract management
  • Strong ability to support an EL2 as she has been in their position previously and is able to be a sounding board if they need
Our Assesment:

This candidate has strong judgement skills and a wealth of APS experience. They are a safe pair of hands in an EL1 position as they have an in-depth understanding of government processes.

Opportunities Seeking:
Non-ongoing contracts
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
75918

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Strategic Policy Advisor

10+ years’ experience in federal government as a senior executive (up to A/g Branch Manager). They bring a breadth of experience across multiple portfolios including; environment, employment, health, communications, rural and regional, women and youth, housing and homelessness, and indigenous affairs. They have been contracting in the APS at the EL1 level for the last 4 years and enjoy the variety that it has offered.

Rate / Salary:
$127/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Prince2 Foundation
  • Graduate Diploma in Public Policy and Management
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Experience analysing legislative, policy and business requirements so that products and deliverables are fit for purpose
  • Experience operating in complex legislative environments
  • Excellent written communications skills with the ability to produce high quality, succinct and effective briefs to senior executives
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills with experience liaising with the community and all levels of government
Our Assesment:

Mature and professional executive with a wealth of experience in the public service. They have contracted through HorizonOne in their last three contracts, and we have consistently received excellent feedback on their performance. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Labour hire contracts
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
56220

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Policy/Program Director

Fourteen years’ experience in the APS with a Masters of Laws and Masters of Social Science. They have varied experience working within 5 departments across the areas of law, program, policy, regulation, investment and infrastructure. They have been an EL2 since 2011 and have acted at the Band 1 level for significant periods.   

Rate / Salary:
$146k + Super

Security Clearance:
NV2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Highly academically qualified; Masters of Laws, Masters of Social Science, Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of International Business
  • Excellent leadership skills with experience managing both small and large teams
  • Highly outcomes and objectives focused
  • Excellent ability to interpret, understand and apply complex legislation in a practical context
  • Legal and business expertise with strong commercial acumen
  • Strong project management skills including agile working
Our Assesment:

Articulate, intelligent and high performing EL2. They enjoy working on new and complex subject matter where they can bring a fresh set of eyes and a wealth of APS experience. Looking for a permanent transfer at level. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer or Secondment
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
72237

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

State Government Strategic and Operational Specialist (Located in Queensland)

Policy generalist with over 20 years’ experience in state government with specialist knowledge of the transport sector. Well versed in strategic, tactical and operational policy analysis and development; technical and corporate writing; project and program management. Recently managed a program for a $100+ million suite of initiatives within the state transport sector. 

Rate / Salary:
$120k + super

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Significant experience in critically assessing sensitive projects and negotiating with competing interests to achieve successful outcomes
  • Partnering with industry, local government and state government agencies
  • Excellent research and analysis skills
  • Legislative analysis and interpretation
  • Experience managing small teams up to 5 staff 
Our Assesment:

Proactive and autonomous contractor looking for either a remote work from home contract or a Brisbane-based contract. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
71299

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Environmental Law & Policy Specialist

PhD qualified specialist with expertise in researching, formulating and analysing environmental law and policy in Australia. They have particular expertise in researching environmental law and regulation and have published numerous books, book chapters, journal articles and research reports. They have applied their technical knowledge in Commonwealth and state government, academia, private practice and the NGO sector. 

Rate / Salary:
$130k + super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Masters in Environment Science and Law
  • PhD
  • Technical understanding of environmental law and the EPBC Act
  • Experience engaging with state government on environmental policy issues
  • Experience with law reform and parliamentary submissions
  • Experience working in politically contentious environments
Our Assesment:

Highly intelligent and likeable candidate. They would adapt quickly to working in a team environment, but also have the autonomy to work independently.   

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent transfer
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
60806

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Environmental Policy Analyst (remote working arrangement)

Talented and highly experienced policy analyst and program manager with over 8 years’ post graduate experience in state and federal government. Specialist in policy relating to marine, fisheries, water, energy and natural resources. They have been working in state government for the last 2 years and worked in the APS for the 5 years prior. They are located in Tasmania, thus looking for a remote working arrangement. 

Rate / Salary:
$115/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Fisheries Management)
  • Diploma of Project Management & Prince 2 certified
  • Well versed in all areas of policy and decision making including; federal government, state government and industry
  • Strong APS writing skills with the ability to adapt writing style to different audiences
  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • Ability to engage with stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Significant experience in project management
Our Assesment:

Iimpressive at interview able to well articulate their previous experience and areas where they can contribute and add value. With significant demonstrated experience working with state government, federal government, and industry, they will be able to quickly transition into an EL1 policy or project management role. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracts
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
67290

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Policy Officer

This candidate has extensive social policy experience, having subject matter expertise in indigenous affairs and mental health. With over 6 years experience at the APS6 and EL1 level, they have varied experience having worked with both service delivery Departments, NGO's and a central Agency. This candidate is well known to HorizonOne and a proven performer, having been both a client and previous candidate. We can assure you, the skills and experience on offer are not to be passed up!

Rate / Salary:
$62/hr + GST or $90k + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Applied Science
  • Significant experience in social policy (15 + years experience)
  • 8 years Commonwealth Government experience at the APS6 and A/g EL1 level
  • Significant policy experience with both APS and industry coupled with the ability to think strategically
  • Excellent research and analysis skills
  • Tactful individual that communicates with influence and can successfully operate in politically sensitive environments
Our Assesment:

This candidate is exceptionally hardworking and reliable and is someone HorizonOne have worked with for years. An affable person that comes highly recommended, they would be an excellent addition to any team delivering social policy outcomes. They are currently a permanent APS6 but looking for an s26 transfer to A/g at EL1 level. They are available for an immediate interview and start with 2 weeks notice, pending release from their current Agency.

Opportunities Seeking:
s26 transfers
Availability:
2-4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
39143

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Policy Officer

This candidate has a strong background in compliance, assessments and regulatory roles. In their current role this candidate is responsible for preparing complex documents including case management plans and providing compliance recommendations  

Rate / Salary:
$98/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strong working knowledge of the Australian motor vehicle industry
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Road Vehicle Standards Act 2018 (RVSA) 
  • Risk and compliance based analysis
  • Stakeholder communication
  • Written content creation
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a bright and professional candidate who is keep on developing on their current skill set. They are a high performer and is keen to go into a fast paced high preforming team

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
52391

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Policy Officer (Environment and Economics)

They have attained a Bachelor of Environmental Management (Sustainable Development) and a Master of Environmental and Resource Economics. They have completed three contracts in the APS that have focused on policy, data analysis and environmental/energy regulation.   

Rate / Salary:
$85/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Subject matter knowledge in the agricultural and environmental sectors
  • Highly developed data analysis skills with the ability to interpret high volumes of complex data sets
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Exposure to policy in the APS with experience developing ministerial briefs
  • Systems savvy with the ability to pick up new systems quickly
Our Assesment:

Hardworking contractor eager to prove themselves. They are contacting through HorizonOne, and in their current contract we have received consistently positive feedback on their performance.

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
1 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
65278

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Regulatory Reform Officer

This candidate is a highly competent and self-motivated policy, legal and project professional with over twelve years of experience across a range of industries including telecommunications, insurance, and health within private, public, federal government and not-for-profit sectors. They have worked extensively across large to small scale projects with a focus on coordination, quality assurance, strategy, planning, reporting, leadership, management, policy development and legislative reform. Alongside a strong academic background in Project Management, Law and Humanities.

Rate / Salary:
$91/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Strategy and planning
  • Policy development
  • Legislative reform
  • Project Management and coordination
Our Assesment:

This candidate has a strong interpersonal skillet with the ability to work efficiently both individually and within a team, and in cooperation with stakeholders at all levels. This candidate presented extremely well and was highly likable and communicated with confidence.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
61931

H1R Consultant:
Siobahn Condie on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Legal Policy / Research

This candidate is an experienced Lawyer with 3 years of PQE, primarily within dispute resolution and contract management in the private sector. They secured a permanent position as an APS5 Advisor with a small Government Regulatory Authority in Sydney last year so have just over 9 months experience in the APS. They are looking for an s26 or contract role at the APS5 level that will allow them to continue to work remotely from Sydney. 

Rate / Salary:
$77/hr + GST or APS5.2 s26

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Law
  • Admitted Solicitor – NSW & High Court of Australia
  • Highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills and negotiation
  • Highly intelligent and a quick learner
  • Works effectively under pressure and in challenging environments
Our Assesment:

This candidate is ambitious and driven to make a difference, as well as being particularly passionate about environment and sustainability, law enforcement and other social justice causes. They communicate with relative ease and can well articulate their skills and experience, eager to continue to build their experience and capacity.

Opportunities Seeking:
12 month + contract or s26
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
64582

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878


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APS Program Management


APS6/EL1 Social Program Officer

This candidate worked in the APS as a permanent employee within the education and employment portfolios for 20 years. They are a specialist in policy and program management and have worked with diverse subject matter including youth support, health education and science. Since 2018 they have been contracting back into the APS working 4 days per week. 

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

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Health Education
  • Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management
  • Certificate IV in Government (Statutory Compliance)
  • Strong skills in policy development, program evaluation, continuous improvement and business continuity
  • Experience providing secretariat support to working groups and senior executive meetings
  • Liaison with local and state government and industry groups
  • Experience managing teams of between 1 and 5 staff (both permanent and contracting staff)
  • Grants, program and contract management skills
Our Assesment:

Personable, professional and intelligent individual that comes highly recommended from their referees. They are a mature candidate that can be relied upon to deliver work. Looking for a non-ongoing contract. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Non-ongoing contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
75474

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Central Agency SES

Former 10 year Central Agency SES seeking complex problems to fix or messes to clean up.

This Senior executive has a track record of leading high performing teams to deliver key program and policy outcomes in a range of disciplines. Success in cross-agency collaboration and in building connections across government, community, public and private sectors to influence program reform. They have shaped organisational culture and built capability as part of executive leadership team.

Rate / Salary:
$150/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
NV1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Organisational leadership, strategic planning, business improvement, capability development
  • Program management and delivery, evaluation, financial and performance reporting
  • Budget and policy analysis, and shaping strategy for whole-of-government reform
Our Assesment:

After having a mini-retirement this candidate is ready to return and add value with their extensive APS experience.

This candidate will work best in roles where they are able to apply their excellent skills across people, strategy and extensive knowledge of how the APS works.

This candidate is a standout from both their technical knowledge and experience and their personality which will uplift the morale and competency of ANY team they join.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract- short or long
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
74805

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

EL1/2 Program Manager

This candidate is a specialist at developing high level programs and policy from scratch. In their current role, they have led and developed a research program and grant portfolio and developed return and investment frameworks. They can be pulled off multiple EL2 Merit lists.

Rate / Salary:
$137/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Executive leader with extensive experience in stakeholder engagement, innovation, policy development, and team capacity building to transform organisations
  • Extensive experience in public sector management, strategic planning and leadership
  • Demonstrated excellent communication, project management, governance and team leadership skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across well presented with excellent communication skills. They are a professional and experienced Program Manager, with extensive experience across policy, funding, stakeholder engagement and strategic planning.

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

Reference #:
73519

H1R Consultant:
Tabatha Gallaway on (02) 6108 4878

Program/ Project Manager| 20+ years experience| NV2

This candidate brings  20+ years’ experience within the public service where they have gained strong skills in Governance, risk, FOI and performance planning/reporting at the EL2 level. Previous roles include Director Corporate Governance

Rate / Salary:
$110/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
NV2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Applies sound judgement and a flexible, human-centric approach to stakeholder management in complex highly political environments
  • Interpreting and applying policy
  • Experienced at formulating effective governance framework around  international engagement
  • Proven skills in International stakeholder engagement and representation Experience in performance planning and reporting, risk management, internal audits and business continuity 
Our Assesment:

A previous long term EL2, who after taking a mini retirement via 54/11 has just finished up another 18 month EL1/2 engagement by themselves. This candidate is practical and pragmatic with extensive APS experience. They will be someone who you can count onto to get the job done.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
1 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
47045

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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APS Project Officers


APS6 Project Officer

Experienced grants, project and policy officer with over 3 years’ experience at the APS6 level within social sector departments. Strong understanding of process design, governance and operational policy. 

Rate / Salary:
$98/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement – both written and verbal
  • Ability to successfully liaise with, and influence stakeholders demonstrating strong negotiation
  • Exceptional writing and research skills
  • Ability to produce briefings, ministerial correspondence etc.
  • Strong understanding of Government PGPA obligations and policy frameworks
Our Assesment:

This candidate has progressed their APS career quickly due to being hardworking, switched on and ambitious. Looking for a long-term labour hire contract in the APS.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracts
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
1788

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Project/Program/Policy Officer

This candidate has 20+ years of varied federal government experience. They are well known for managing end-to-end projects from conception through planning and execution to implementation. Since 2017, this candidate has put their skills towards undertaking various contracts at the APS6 level in a policy, project and program capacity. 

Rate / Salary:
$91/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Police Check

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Over 20 years’ experience in project, program and policy focused roles
  • Strategic and results focused with strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple project teams to deliver a range of complex strategies
  • Experience drafting stakeholder enquiries, ministerial correspondence, Ministerial Submissions, Senate Estimate briefs and Question Time briefs
  • Experience leading the implementation and delivery of programs in a federal and private capacity
Our Assesment:

This candidate is an experienced and professional candidate. One of our consultants has worked with him in the past and placed him in his most recent contract. He is a reliable contractor and a high performer.

Opportunities Seeking:
Hourly rate and Non-Ongoing Contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
76107

H1R Consultant:
Tabatha Gallaway on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Strategic Governance and Project Manager

6 years' public service experience across federal and state government. Their area of expertise is in leading and implementing a whole range of business solutions including data
analysis and data visualisations, project management, business planning, strategy, process improvement and executive support.

Rate / Salary:
$140/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Master of Research and Master of International Relations
  • Data visualisation & PowerBI
  • Experience providing high level strategic advice to senior executives on administrative, operational and legislative matters
  • High level writing skills with experience writing new policies and procedures from scratch and preparing Cabinet, Assembly, Ministerial and Executive briefings and correspondence
  • Strong ability to seek out and get across new content quickly
  • Innovative approach to solving complex problems
Our Assesment:

Ambitious and motivated candidate whose potential is evidenced by how quickly their career has progressed. They are highly articulate and immaculately presented. Guaranteed to impress at interview. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracts
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
67551

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Project Management Specialist (NV2)

This candidate is an accomplished strategic writer and project manager, Prince2 certified, proficient at Agile project methodologies, with extensive experience leading complex projects and teams within the public and private sectors. They are sought for advice and expertise in secretariat processes, governance, coordination, complex project management, and stakeholder engagement.

Rate / Salary:
$150/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
NV2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Masters of National Security Policy
  • Bachelor of Info & Comms Technology
  • Certificate IV Government (Procurement)
  • Experience working in highly politically charged and sensitive environments and have been involved in several federal legislation amendment processes
  • Strong policy experience including preparing high level briefing documents, senate estimates, cabinet submissions and reports in highly sensitive political environments
  • Highly developed secretariat and coordination skills
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills with experience liaising with senior executives and the Minister’s office 
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across at interview as an outcomes-driven and intelligent individual. They are ambitious and driven to succeed, working towards a career in executive leadership. They have excellent communication skills and would build relationships with stakeholders quickly as demonstrated in their previous roles.

Opportunities Seeking:
6 month+ contracts
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
57398

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1 Project and Secretariat Officer

This candidate has been working in the APS for the 2 and a half years across project, program and assurance roles with recent experience managing the secretariat for an Audit and Assurance Review Committee, which consists of 7 x Band 1s.

Rate / Salary:
$112/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Prepared high-level documents, submissions, reports, briefings and correspondence for senior executives, parliamentary processes (such as Senate Estimates) and the Minister
  • Ability to outline specific activities and establish clear plans and timeframes for project implementation.
  • Data analysis and preparation of reports for the review committee of SES staff 
  • Ability to assign work tasks that are aligned with strategic goals and communicate expected results
  • Experience providing high level secretariat support to review committees and working groups 
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with a network of key people both inside and outside the company
Our Assesment:

Proactive self-starter looking for an EL1 labour hire contract in the APS. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracts
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
51753

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Grants/Program Officer

This candidate is a highly capable and experienced program and grants officer with over 3 years experience in the APS. With core strengths in analysis, assessment and case management and service delivery, they are best suited to grants or program roles and value positions with purpose that offer interaction with the broader community.  

Rate / Salary:
$85k + Super or $77/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Almost 3 years’ experience working in the APS in coordination, assessment and analysis roles at the APS5 level
  • Bachelor of Arts – Social Science & Community Development – strong interest in social justice
  • Strong stakeholder engagement 
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • High level of attention to detail and analysis – experience in a high-volume processing role requiring a lot of analysis and editing
  • Proficient with MS Office and a range of systems including PDMS
Our Assesment:

This person is committed, ambitious and highly articulate, with a very stable and mature outlook. They spent the first several years of their career in hospitality management before going back to Uni as a mature aged student in order to gain a qualification and further progress their career showing real grit and determination.

Opportunities Seeking:
6 month + contracts
Availability:
1 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
57665

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Project Officer

This candidate is currently working in a well-known federal government department as a business account manager, monitoring enquiry data, preparing reports, developing and maintaining subject matter expert guides, training resources, templates and standard operating procedures, managing inboxes, and developing various departmental documents. Prior to this, they were working as a secretariat/project officer documenting panel decisions and conducting internal reviews.

Rate / Salary:
$84/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Experience monitoring accounts and contact centre inboxes, actioning accordingly in a timely manner
  • Experience implementing Government policy
  • Track record of high-level output in compliance, aligned to legislation
  • Efficient administrative skills and ability to take on work outside of scope of his role
  • Maintains a high-level of service through administrative operations and stakeholder relations
Our Assesment:

This candidate interviews easily with confidence and is inquisitive about processes and policy frameworks. Noted as a strong collaborator who has a focus on delivery under pressure and brings an analytical mindset to their work. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Hourly rate and Non-Ongoing Contracts
Availability:
1 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
52130

H1R Consultant:
Tabatha Gallaway on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Project Administrator

This candidate is an experienced project officer with over 10 years experience in the APS, primarily working within a central agency. They have solid administration and coordination skills and are looking for their next opportunity, preferably an s26 transfer but would also consider long-term contract options. 

Rate / Salary:
$80k + Super

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • High level administrative support and coordination experience
  • Experienced secretariat and project support officer
  • Highly organised and able to apply logic to problem solving
  • Strong communication and stakeholder engagement
  • Understanding of the PGPA and other compliance related to APS Admin/Records management
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a highly experienced project coordinator and administrator that enjoys coordination, stakeholder engagement and working with others. They are looking for a collaborative work environment and would really benefit from an organisation offering a supportive work environment. This candidate is available for an immediate interview and start with 2-3 weeks’ notice subject to being released. 

Opportunities Seeking:
s26 transfers
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
28717

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878

APS5 Project / Grants Officer

This candidate is highly professional and comes with a 10 years experience in customer service, system administration, analysis and project coordination in the energy sector before joining the APS 15 months ago. Going into a contract to complete complex analysis and project support, they are now seeking their next role in grants assessment and administration or project/program support. A hard working and diligent employee, this candidate has contracted for HorizonOne twice before with excellent feedback and was extended due to strong performance. 

Rate / Salary:
$77/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 15 months experience in assessment and analysis
  • Ability to produce reports, briefs and correspondence
  • 10 years + experience in complex customer service and technical support roles
  • Has been selected to manage business transformation projects and has done performance analysis, technical roles etc. Proficient in all areas of call centre and customer service
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite and highly IT savvy – has used an extensive range of internal CRM’s as well as various IT software
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and clearly articulate, confident and bright 
  • Fantastic eye for detail and strong problem solving and analysis
Our Assesment:

This candidate is corporately presented in business attire. They are ambitious and looking to continue to build a career in the APS having experienced good success and receiving excellent feedback within a short time. They have strong analytical skills and would be able to add value to any team in a compliance, assessment or customer service role.

Opportunities Seeking:
6 month + contracts
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
1770

H1R Consultant:
Sarah Tamasi on (02) 6108 4878


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APS6 Project Officer


APS6 Project Officer

Experienced project officer with over 5 years' experience across state and federal government. They have a blended skill set of policy, project and program management and have a strong interest in continuing their APS career in a project / program role. 

Rate / Salary:
$91/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Certificate IV Project Management – completed scrum fundamentals
  • Practical secretariat experience with minutes, briefs, meeting agendas
  • Strong stakeholder engagement experience
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a well-spoken and personable individual who is able to articulate their skills and experience succinctly. Looking for a labour-hire or non-ongoing contract opportunity. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Labour-hire or non-ongoing contracts
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
59508

H1R Consultant:
Abbie Seddon on (02) 6108 4878


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Procurement and Contract Management

Procurement Officers/Managers


APS5/6 Procurement and Contract Management Officer

This candidate has been working in government procurement and contract management for the last 6 years. They are currently a Procurement Business Partner connecting a central department with a line agency. They have proven their strong performance by being offered a permanent role in their contract position. 

Rate / Salary:
$78 - $93/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Cert III in Business Administration
  • Experience in procurement and contracts administration within a government environment
  • Strong contract administration skills; data entry, managing a contracts register, processing contract documentation, processing expired contracts and following up on outstanding documents
  • Experience providing procurement advice to business units including drafting approval documents, evaluation reports, sending RFQs out to market and executing work orders
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience managing multiple document management record systems
Our Assesment:

Friendly and professional candidate that is highly motivated to secure a new role where they can utilise their expertise in government procurement and contract management. A high performing junior candidate with experience in APS procurement is an extremely rare find!

Opportunities Seeking:
Labour hire contracts
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
54624

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL1/2 Procurement & Contract Manager

20+ years' experience in procurement and contract management across public and commercial sectors. End to end management of complex procurements from conception through to contract management and extension/renewal. They have led small and large teams in both centralised and project-based procurement environments.

Rate / Salary:
$150/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
NV1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Cert IV in Government Procurement and Contracting
  • Strong technical procurement and contract management skills with 20+ years in the industry
  • Strong experience balancing both operational BAU activities and strategic initiatives 
  • Influential communication skills with the ability to get key stakeholders on side quickly
Our Assesment:

Highly professional candidate with a wealth of experience in the sector. Open to leading BAU teams within government or acting as an independent advisor.

Opportunities Seeking:
Short or long term contracts
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
9662

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878


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Project Management

Project Management


EL2 Strategic Governance and Project Manager

6 years' public service experience across federal and state government. Their area of expertise is in leading and implementing a whole range of business solutions including data
analysis and data visualisations, project management, business planning, strategy, process improvement and executive support.

Rate / Salary:
$140/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Master of Research and Master of International Relations
  • Data visualisation & PowerBI
  • Experience providing high level strategic advice to senior executives on administrative, operational and legislative matters
  • High level writing skills with experience writing new policies and procedures from scratch and preparing Cabinet, Assembly, Ministerial and Executive briefings and correspondence
  • Strong ability to seek out and get across new content quickly
  • Innovative approach to solving complex problems
Our Assesment:

Ambitious and motivated candidate whose potential is evidenced by how quickly their career has progressed. They are highly articulate and immaculately presented. Guaranteed to impress at interview. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Long term contracts
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
67551

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 Project Manager

They are an experienced project manager across both ICT and business. Their strengths cover business engagement, service delivery, vendor management, procurement, contract management and leading multidisciplinary teams. This candidate has been merit listed at EL2.

Rate / Salary:
EL2

Security Clearance:
NV1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Certified PRINCE2 Agile Practitioner
  • Rapidly able to absorb new subject matter and data across multiple policy and program areas
  • Strong on project assurance and governance
  • Has managed projects $110+ million
Our Assesment:

This candidate is well presented and comes across as a professional and intelligent individual. They have a diverse background who has highly developed analytical, strategic thinking and research capabilities.

Opportunities Seeking:
s26 or Permanent
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
73638

H1R Consultant:
Tabatha Gallaway on (02) 6108 4878

Project Management Specialist (NV2)

This candidate is an accomplished strategic writer and project manager, Prince2 certified, proficient at Agile project methodologies, with extensive experience leading complex projects and teams within the public and private sectors. They are sought for advice and expertise in secretariat processes, governance, coordination, complex project management, and stakeholder engagement.

Rate / Salary:
$150/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
NV2

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Masters of National Security Policy
  • Bachelor of Info & Comms Technology
  • Certificate IV Government (Procurement)
  • Experience working in highly politically charged and sensitive environments and have been involved in several federal legislation amendment processes
  • Strong policy experience including preparing high level briefing documents, senate estimates, cabinet submissions and reports in highly sensitive political environments
  • Highly developed secretariat and coordination skills
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills with experience liaising with senior executives and the Minister’s office 
Our Assesment:

This candidate comes across at interview as an outcomes-driven and intelligent individual. They are ambitious and driven to succeed, working towards a career in executive leadership. They have excellent communication skills and would build relationships with stakeholders quickly as demonstrated in their previous roles.

Opportunities Seeking:
6 month+ contracts
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
57398

H1R Consultant:
Liz Strachan on (02) 6108 4878

Project Manager (~10 years EL2 & above)

This candidate is a seasoned public servant with generalist skills and experience across a broad variety of roles and Departments.

They have held impressive roles including the Chief of Staff, 2 years A/g Assistant Secretary and multiple EL2 EO positions.

They are now available after successfully completing a contract through HorizonOne - a Transformation Project including all project planning, communications engagement with stakeholders.

Rate / Salary:
$150 p/h + GST

Security Clearance:
NV1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • 16+ years APS experience (9+ EL2 and above)
  • Effective problem solver who can deliver results and solutions, collaborate and communicate across all areas of an organisation
  • High level EQ
  • Excellent strategic, situational, political acumen and knowledge of the mechanisms of government
  • Excellent project management and delivery skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate has been both a client and candidate of HorizonOne. They are pragmatic, calm, supportive, and outcomes focussed. They are one of those long-term public servants turned contractors who can hit the ground running and add value straight away.

This candidate is both AMAZING from a technical and personality point of view and if you have a problem to solve or something to be delivered you want this person to do it.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
Immediately

Reference #:
65161

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Property and Facilities

Property and Facilities


EL1 Property/Facilities Manager

An exceptional candidate with excellent experience across facilities and project management. They have delivered a range of property services for a range of government and non-government clients and have a highly sophisticated skillset. 

Rate / Salary:
$100k + Super

Security Clearance:
NV1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Current APS EL1 Facilities Management experience 
  • Delivery of a range of property services including management of capital works projects
  • Strong stakeholder liaison and consultation skills
  • Certification in Facilities, Property and Project Management
  • Procurement, planning, scoping, tender evaluations
Our Assesment:

This highly professional individual is a hard working and personable candidate with many years experience across facilities and property service delivery. Given their exceptional skills and experience, they will be snapped up very quickly. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Permanent or section 26 transfers
Availability:
2 - 4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
73748

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell on (02) 6108 4878

APS6 Project/Facilities Manager

A Project Manager with extensive experience across project support and facilities management. They have a sophisticated skillset and have experience with coordinating fit outs, leasing, budgeting and contract management. 

Rate / Salary:
$85k + Super

Security Clearance:
NV1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Several years’ experience across facilities, property and project support positions
  • Repairs, maintenance and administration in relation to FM
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and communication skills – experience as the mediator between contractors and clients
  • Leasing, budget, contract management
  • Strong organisational, coordination, planning and scheduling skills
Our Assesment:

This candidate has great stakeholder liaison teams, is used to working in fast-paced project roles and comes with exceptional project/facilities management experience. Available for immediate interview and start with a weeks' notice. 

Opportunities Seeking:
Temporary or permanent roles
Availability:
1 Week's Notice

Reference #:
42861

H1R Consultant:
Tom Haskell 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


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Senior Executives

Senior Executives


Central Agency SES

Former 10 year Central Agency SES seeking complex problems to fix or messes to clean up.

This Senior executive has a track record of leading high performing teams to deliver key program and policy outcomes in a range of disciplines. Success in cross-agency collaboration and in building connections across government, community, public and private sectors to influence program reform. They have shaped organisational culture and built capability as part of an executive leadership team.

Rate / Salary:
$150/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
NV1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Organisational leadership, strategic planning, business improvement, capability development
  • Program management and delivery, evaluation, financial and performance reporting
  • Budget and policy analysis, and shaping strategy for whole-of-government reform
  • Led central agency policy on service delivery reform, a significant budget package ($1+ bn) with multipronged strategies across several policy portfolios. Included identifying and mitigating for technical/financial risks for major IT reform, and identifying over $700m in savings.
Our Assesment:

After having a mini-retirement this candidate is ready to return and add value with their extensive APS experience.

This candidate will work best in roles where they are able to apply their excellent skills across people, strategy and extensive knowledge of how the APS works.

This candidate is a standout from both their technical knowledge and experience and their personality which will uplift the morale and competency of ANY team they join.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract- short or long
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
74805

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

EL2 to fix your data problems

If you have a data, research or team culture issue this candidate is your solution.

This candidate has a history of coming into problematic areas and solving complex data, research or stakeholder problems.

They have driven a range of new research initiatives that have delivered high quality program and policy advice that has ultimately driven far reaching changes for the organisation as a whole. This candidate is seeking a socially flavoured organisation that values research, data and analysis for the development of sound policy. 

Rate / Salary:
EL2

Security Clearance:
Baseline

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • PhD Qualifications - Public Health & Statistics
  • 15+ years EL2 experience in research, data, reporting and system
  • Willing to initiate challenging conversation and solving problems through robust conversation
  • Outstanding stakeholder management & communication skills 
  • Educate and uplift role of different research methodologies and statistical analysis for comparing results
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a highly respected and regarded long-term contact of HorizonOne. Considered an authority in statistical analysis & research methodologies this candidate has mentored dozens of analysts into senior research and policy roles.  

If your organisation is seeking leadership in your data or research teams reach out to me for an in-depth candidate discussion immediately. 

Opportunities Seeking:
s26 transfers
Availability:
4 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
27843

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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Technology

ICT Business Analysts


Commercially & scientifically astute Senior Business Analyst

This candidate is a Senior Business Analyst with 20+ years’ experience across complex digital transformation programs in Europe, America, NZ, and Australia. They have held long term roles with some of the largest commercial businesses in Australia. They have previously worked as the lead business analyst on a business-led multi-$billion transformation. 

Rate / Salary:
$160/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Advanced Business Analysis skills across business and technical (Business Requirements, Workshop facilitation, Gap analysis, business improvement)
  • Excellent communication, engagement and rapport building skills
  • Highly developed EQ
  • 7 years working in an acclaimed science institute
Our Assesment:

This candidate is well known to HorizonOne. They come across as an energetic and enthusiastic problem solver (via people and relationships) with a slightly quirky side. I believe their warm communication style would enable them to seamlessly engage and collaborate at all levels, across multiple business & technical teams. They are someone who can adapt their style as necessary, to ensure the analysis is aligned with the vision and strategy of the business.

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
3 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
76027

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878

Senior Business Analyst

This calm and commanding candidate is a Senior Business Analyst with 10+ years’ experience in Lead SBA roles across multiple countries and in both public and private sectors. Along with their extensive experience in Senior or Lead roles, this candidate also has their MBA, Agile Product Ownership, Six Sigma, CMMI and BABOK and PAMBOK certifications. They are looking for their next opportunity to lead a significant ICT Transformation project.

Rate / Salary:
$175/hr + GST

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Masters in Business Administration and Bachelor of Business Administration
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner, Scrum Master, and Agile Project Management
  • Excellent stakeholder management, analysis and engagement skills
  • ~10 years’ experience as a senior/lead Business Analyst
Our Assesment:

This candidate is a calm leader who interviews as knowledgeable, confident, and concise. They have an impressive breadth of experience and a significant depth in their core competencies. This candidate will add value to your digital transformation project.

Opportunities Seeking:
Long-term contracts
Availability:
Immediate

Reference #:
6521

H1R Consultant:
Morgan Pearce on (02) 6108 4878


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Program Directors/Managers


Program Manager (Band 1)

This candidate is an ICT professional with 30+ years experience within both government and commercial business environments in a broad range of roles, including SES (Infrastrucutre) PMO, program and project delivery, and technical roles.

Rate / Salary:
$160/hr + GST

Security Clearance:
NV1

Experience and Technical Skills:
  • Band 1 level strategic thinking and situational awareness
  • Establishing and management of PMO in accordance with the P3M Framework
  • Managing a portfolio investment prioritisation team ($300m over 5 years)
  • Establishing benefits, frameworks, maps and governance
Our Assesment:

This candidate is one of the safest pair of hands in Canberra. They have successfully completed 2x engagements back to back through HorizonOne with extensions and glowing feedback throughout.

They are highly skilled on both the advisory (EPMO/PMO) and delivery side of projects.

If you have a project that you want an experienced safe pair of hands to manage, this candidate is great for you

Opportunities Seeking:
Contract
Availability:
2 Weeks' Notice

Reference #:
62003

H1R Consultant:
Lucas Walker on (02) 6108 4878


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