HR advisor - Workforce Strategist

HR advisor - Workforce Strategist

Porter Allen | Canberra, ACT, AU

Posted a month ago

Apply Now


As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage a HR advisor - Workforce Strategist on a Non-ongoing 12 months contract, option for extension.

Position Overview

APS6 Workforce Strategists work under limited direction to conduct research and workforce analysis to contribute to the development of workforce strategies and operational workforce plans.

An APS6 Workforce Strategist provides stakeholders with an understanding of the Department's workforce related performance indicators such as staff engagement, unscheduled absences, diversity, mobility and attraction and retention.

At this level, they establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide-range of clients and stakeholders, providing specialist advice and support. Furthermore, they use persuasion and sensitivity to negotiate and minimise oppositions and maximize cooperation from others.

APS6 Workforce Strategists may provide input to developing budgets, manage finances and undertake minor procurement and project activities within delegation limits to enable the section to deliver outputs and outcomes.

They may be responsible for the supervision of a team; building team capability through coaching, performance feedback; and encouraging knowledge and career development.

They undertake advanced capability, leadership and management development opportunities when these arise.



Infra Ticketing
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Records Manager (HPE Records Manager)
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Publisher)
SuccessFactors (ourPeople)
Connected Services Portal
Parliamentary Document Management System (PDMS)
Power PDF Advanced
SAP Business Intelligence
Managers Dashboard
Online Census Portal
Business intelligence (BI) reporting


Audio-visual equipment - i.e. microphones, televisions, video and telephone conference calls etc.
Work mobile phone
CISCO desk phone

Other skills

Project management
Time management
Business development
Problem definition skill
Statistical analysis methods
Decision-making skills
Data analysis
Risk analysis/management
High level written communication
Oral communication
Responsiveness to customers
Active listening
Emotional intelligence
Robust research, analytical and critical thinking skills