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Advisor Aps5, Workforce Reporting And Systems

Australian Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development - Canberra, ACT

HR & Recruitment
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Full Job Description
Advisor APS5, Workforce Reporting and Systems , Human Resources & Property

APS Level 5

Advisor APS5, Workforce Reporting and Systems

APS Level 5

Employment Type:
Ongoing/Non-Ongoing, Full Time

$74,667 - $79,171

Business Division:
People, Governance, Parl & Comm

Branch / Section:
Human Resources & Property, Workplace Relations and Payroll


Security Clearance:
Baseline Vetting

Job Reference No:

Contact Officer:
Steven Flarey on (02) 6274 6139

Closing Date:
11.59pm AEST Wednesday 21 April 2021

We invest in, trust and care about our people. We create a fulfilling, flexible and supportive workplace that helps our people achieve their goals. We invest in the tools, systems and training our people need to do their jobs.

The department supports workplace diversity and values the contribution of people from diverse backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with disability, people with cultural and linguistic diversity, and LGBTIQ people. The department is committed to achieving gender equality and, in particular, supporting women’s progression into senior leadership .

A little bit about us

The department is responsible for the Australian Government's policies and programs for infrastructure, transport, regional development, communications and the arts. We are at the forefront of the Australian Government’s efforts to connect our communities, secure the nation’s economic future, improve living standards, provide access to high quality communication services and ensure all Australians can enjoy diverse artistic and cultural experiences.

Workplace Relations, Pay and Reporting Section

We are responsible for a range of operational people activities, including workplace relations and change management, payroll processing and administration, workforce reporting and a number of human resources systems. Our current priority for the Workforce Reporting and Systems Team is to support workforce plan development and maturing HR metrics with accurate data and meaningful analysis.

The opportunity we have available

In the role of Adviser, Workforce Reporting and Systems, you will be part of a small team within the Workplace Relations, Pay and Reporting Section within the HR & Property Branch.

This team plays a critical role using HR data and environmental analysis to support the development and implementation of innovative workforce strategies. The role also supports the Branch in monitoring and evaluating workforce strategies. We also manage statutory reporting such as the APS remuneration survey, APSED and ABS reporting, along with HR dashboards for Senior Executives and manager self-service reporting functionality. The team also has responsibility for administration of the online performance management system and works with subject matter experts on the ongoing business requirements for the electronic performance plans.

This role presents a number of opportunities to be innovative and creative with the use of HR data to be able to influence key decision makers.

What will you do?

Working under the direction of the Assistant Director, and being able to work independently or under limited guidance, the successful applicant will:

Extract HR data (from the SAP HR system and other sources) to support people strategy and planning and Executive decision-making.
Assist in the development, interpretation and provision of advice on HR data, and determine and deliver innovative and informative HR reports for the Senior Executive and other key stakeholders (including dashboard/scorecard style reports).
Manage relationships and respond to business stakeholders by providing expertise and technical knowledge in generalist HR matters including collaboration with colleagues across the Branch to ensure the workforce reporting and insights are consistent and accurate, and informs people strategies and initiatives.
Administer the electronic performance management appraisal system and the operations of the department’s performance management framework, including providing assistance to departmental employees.
Administer employee surveys as required.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking candidates who are outcomes driven, accountable, engages effectively with stakeholders and strives for continuous improvement. To be successful in this role, you will need to:

Have experience in HR systems, Microsoft Excel and an ability to produce engaging reports through various visualisation tools. Experience in Microsoft BI would be desirable.
Have an analytical mindset, a sense of curiosity and strong attention to detail.
Work effectively as part of a team and an ability to create productive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Closely align with the Branch values of One Team, Innovation, and User Focussed.
Strong communication skills in multiple methods in order to present workforce analytics clearly and concisely to inform senior executive decision making.
Have a good understanding of data privacy and a high level of professionalism.
Strive for continuous improvement by monitoring and evaluating business processes and generating and implementing new ideas.

Eligibility requirements

Employment with the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is subject to conditions prescribed within the Public Service Act 1999 including:

Citizenship : To be eligible for employment with the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications applicants must be an Australian citizen. Only in exceptional circumstances will the department consider waiving this requirement.
Health Assessment : The preferred applicant may be required to undergo a medical examination conducted by the department’s preferred medical provider.
Security Clearance : The successful candidate must be able to obtain and/or maintain a security clearance at Baseline Vetting Level. You must be willing to disclose all relevant and required information. You must have lived in Australia, or have a checkable background, for at least the preceding five years for Baseline Vetting clearances. More information on the security clearance vetting process is available on the Australian Government Security Vetting Agency (AGSVA) website .

Qualifications: Qualifications in Human Resources and/or data analytics will be desirable however not essential.

How to apply

Applications for this opportunity close at 11:59pm Wednesday 21 April 2021 AEST.

In applying for this position, you are not required to address individual selection criteria. Rather, you should provide a statement of no more than two pages outlining your background, capabilities and experiences, and how these align with the advertised role. You should also provide a CV, to a maximum of three pages . The capabilities and behaviours required to be successful for this role are identified in the ‘Who are we looking for’ section.

Your application should be received through the department’s online recruitment system. However, if you experience any issues with the system please contact the Recruitment Team on 02 6274 6161 or via email to recruitment@infrastructure.gov.au to discuss an alternative way to submit your application.