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An exciting opportunity exists for a community-minded, highly skilled, Human Resources Manager to lead a team of HR staff in a well-regarded not-for-profit organisation in Canberra and the surrounding region.  If you are motivated by being part of an executive team, providing sound HR advice and support to a group of leaders who are passionate about helping families and communities then we would welcome your application.

About the role

The purpose of this position is to provide an effective Human Resource (HR) support to Relationships

Australia Canberra and Region (RACR) by providing strategic advice and operational support in HR

policy, workforce planning, performance management and the management of complex industrial and legislative matters.

This is a fulltime ongoing position, based in our Deakin, ACT office.

To be successful in this role, you are required to possess:

  1. Tertiary qualifications in human resources, organisational psychology, or industrial relations.
  2. A minimum of 8 - 10 years of practical hands on experience as a senior HR generalist.
  3. Demonstrated success in leading and operationalising the HR function including developing, implementing and evaluate contemporary human resource strategies, policies, procedures, programs, and initiatives to enhance organisational performance, capability, and outcomes.
  4. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the application of change management principles, methodologies, and tools, with success in leading business or cultural change.

For a full list of selection criteria, please refer to the position description found via

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.

Salary & benefits

An attractive salary package is on offer for this role. As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), RACR employees also receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities, thus significantly increasing the value of take-home pay.

In line with RACR’s Enterprise Agreement, the successful candidate will have access to generous leave provisions, annual leave loading, special paid leave during annual holiday shutdown period and flexible working arrangements.


Reference No. RACRHRMDKN21
Applications Close April 21, 2021
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Job Category HR & Employment Services
Job Field Community
Employment Basis Full Time
Location ACT - Deakin

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How to Apply

To apply, please submit your resume with names of two work related referees and a covering letter specifically addressing each of the selection criteria (no more than half a page response under each criterion). Applications who do not address selection criteria will not be considered during the shortlisting process.

Applications should be submitted only via our website by accessing “Current Opportunities” at

Closing date for applications: Midnight on 21 April 2021

Relationships Australia Canberra & Region

Relationships Australia Canberra and Region (RACR) is an independent, not-for-profit organisation committed to supporting families and communities through times of vulnerability.  We believe that healthy relationships are key to wellbeing, and we provide services such as counselling, mediation, casework, mental health and specialist family and domestic violence prevention programs for families and their members through the lifespan. RACR is part of a national federation of Relationships Australia organisations across the country and offers support services in the Riverina/Murray and South Coast areas of NSW and in the ACT.

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