Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council
Manager, People and Culture

Posted: 28 Jun
Closes: 30 Jul
Queanbeyan, New South Wales


The Package: The Total Remuneration Package is between $182,632.80 - $200,172.97 gross per annum, inclusive of a vehicle allowance and 11.5% superannuation. There is also a guaranteed increase of 3% in 2025-26, plus potential performance-based progression.

This position is currently involved in a workplace change process – for further information, please contact the officer below.

Full-time – 35 hours per week. Flexible work arrangements will be considered for this role.

Are you a leader in human resources and workplace safety and looking for a new challenge in an operationally diverse local government organisation?

In this role you will:

  • Oversee and manage a team of 13 HR and WH&S professionals, working in functions including recruitment, learning and development, payroll, workplace investigations, workplace safety and wellbeing.
  • Manage and improve Council’s employment lifecycle to ensure Council’s talent have an engaging and safe experience at work.
  • Developing and aligning Council’s workforce plan to align with Council’s delivery program and operational plans to foster sustained organisational performance.
  • Timely engagement with Council’s executive and leadership teams to identify emerging workforce challenges and develop strategies to address them.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Relevant qualifications in human resource management, industrial relations or workplace health and safety with extensive management experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering high quality human resources and WH&S services to a large organisation.
  • Demonstrated experience with cultural change management, developing and implementing process improvements and establishing organisational strategic plans that align with goals and objectives.

Working with us: The incumbent will play a critical role in shaping Council’s human resources and workplace safety approach and will be able to take pride in observing the output of their work within the local community. Council offers a large catalogue of professional development, training courses and wellbeing programs to our staff.

If you have any questions relating to the role, please contact:

  • Rebecca Ryan
  • General Manager
  • (02) 6285 6223 or 0427 752 690

Closing date: 9:00am Monday 29 July 2024