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HR Services Team Leader – 12 months Maternity cover

  • 494667
  • Human Resources
  • Full time closed period contract

At Uniting we believe in taking real steps to make the world a better place. We work to inspire people, enliven communities, and confront injustice. Our focus is always on the people we serve.

We are bold, imaginative, respectful, and compassionate.

About the Role:

You will cover a period of Parental Leave for 12 months, ideally joining us in August.  This role supports the Shared Services function in achieving service excellence through measurement and continuous improvement of HR Services Delivery. Providing HR Process support to People administration, Employee lifecycle and Business Compliance.

Key Responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Drive operational excellence in delivery of HR operational services to employees and volunteers across the business
  • Partner with customer groups and other shared service teams to provide Subject Matter

Expert (SME) support to project initiatives that impact the employee lifecycle

  • Manage a team of 6 HR Officers to deliver exceptional customer service
  • Assist in the effective implementation of annual changes to relevant Enterprise

Agreements and Awards achieved by engagement with the respective business partners

as needed

  • Manage relationships between key stakeholders to ensure business objectives are


  • Support the Shared Services Lead in participating in Operations Review meetings with

the business to support the identification and resolution of outstanding issues

  • Drive a Compliance Framework for tracking status of employee and volunteer checks
  • Act as lead for all executive and board member maintenance
  • Provide escalation services to Managers across Uniting for HR Services
  • Mentor team members on Continuous Improvement and Performance

You will have the ability to:

  • Demonstrate your experience leading a HR Services or Operations function
  • Apply a specialist level knowledge in HR/Payroll and employment conditions
  • Demonstrate your experience in a diverse and decentralised HR environment with multiple internal relationships.
  • Show your ability to identify and implement process improvement and efficiency opportunities utilising highly developed problem-solving skills

What is in it for you?

You will be part of a fun and friendly supportive team and you will cross train in other areas and work on HR projects.  You will also benefit from our salary packaging option and we offer a degree of flexibility.

Employment with Uniting is subject to satisfactory background checks which may include a national Police check, working with children check, working with vulnerable people check and reference checks.

Uniting is proud to be an EEO employer. Uniting supports an inclusive approach in the workplace. We celebrate our diversity and welcome staff regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity, and lifestyle choices. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Closing date: Jun 30, 2021

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