Advisor, HR Support

University of Queensland
May 17, 2024
Offerd Salary:$88,099 - $94,512
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:fixed term contract
Working Time:Full time
Working type:N/A
Ref info:N/A
  • Human Resources

  • Belong to a Human Resources function over 185 people strong

  • Find your place as a primary contact for the day to day delivery of clear and accurate HR advice and support

  • Become an expert in our industry and further hone your Human Resources skillset

  • Based at St Lucia

  • About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world.

    Everyone here has a role to play. As a member of our professional staff cohort, you will be actively involved in working towards our vision of a better world. By supporting the academic endeavour across teaching, research, and the student life, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to activities that have a lasting, real-world impact.

    Join a community where excellence is at the core of our culture, contributions are valued and a range of benefits and rewards are available, such as:

  • 26 weeks paid parental leave or 14 weeks paid primary caregiver leave

  • 17% superannuation contributions

  • 17.5% annual leave loading

  • Access to flexible working arrangements including hybrid on site/WFH options, flexible start/finish times, purchased leave, and flex time

  • Health and wellness discounts – fitness passport access, free yearly flu vaccinations, discounted health insurance, and access to our Employee Assistance Program for staff and their immediate family

  • On campus childcare options

  • Cheap parking (from just $5.75 a day)

  • Salary packaging options

  • About This Opportunity

    A member of UQ's AskHR team and locally known as Advisor, AskHR , you will be accountable for the provision of HR advice to meet the operational and service delivery needs of our clients. The role is the primary contact for the day to day delivery of clear and accurate HR advice and support to staff and their supervisors, ensuring consistent application of the HR policies to meet the diverse needs of our managers, staff and clients.

    You will work within the centralised AskHR team, however you will belong to a Human Resources function over 185 people strong. Our strengths come from our diversity, culture and professional knowledge across varying backgrounds and industries, culminating in the support of one of Queensland's largest employer organisations. This role will provide you with an opportunity to become an expert in our industry and further hone your Human Resources skillset.

    What can I expect to be doing?

  • Managing the delivery of clear and accurate HR policy interpretation and advice across the full employee lifecycle, referring clients to relevant sources of additional information

  • Acting as a trusted specialist adviser, providing comprehensive technical guidance and process support around UQ's HRIS system, Workday.

  • Identifying and escalating complex enquiries and ensuring prompt response to customer and an effective resolution of matters.

  • Supporting the ongoing operational needs of clients and contributing to the implementation of HR initiatives and projects

  • Identifying and sharing ideas and suggestions for continuous improvement and actively contributing to the ongoing development of HR knowledge portals, user guides and user education material.

  • Building working relationships with key stakeholders and collaborating with colleagues to facilitate a seamless interface between our multiple internal areas of HR expertise

  • There are two full time positions available: one fixed term contract until August 2024 and one permanent opportunity.

    At HEW level 6, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $88,099 - $94,512, plus a generous super allowance of 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $103,076 - $110,579 annually. As this role is covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases – at least once a year.

    About You
  • Degree qualifications in HR, Business or a related field with subsequent relevant experience in Human Resources OR a combination of relevant training and professional HR experience

  • Experience providing end to end HR policy advice and administration support across a range of HR processes, within established policy frameworks.

  • Ability to apply structured problem solving approaches and good judgement to analyse, manage and resolve a diverse range of sensitive HR issues

  • Ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships with key stakeholders and become a trusted adviser to key clients

  • Strong communication, negotiation and influencing skills to support delivery of HR policy advice and the implementation of key HR and change initiatives

  • Experience working in professional advisory and/or service delivery functions in complex stakeholder and policy environments

  • In addition, the following mandatory requirements apply:

  • Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

  • Background Checks: All final applicants for this position may be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

  • Questions?

    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Clare Lavidis Rapana (Supervisor, AskHR) at [email protected]. For application queries, please contact talent stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Resume

  • Cover letter

  • Please note that you will be asked to add all documents into the one upload box labelled ‘resume', which is step one of the application form.

    Other Information

    At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in our broader community, whether that be gender identity , LGBTQIA+ , cultural and/or linguistic , Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples , or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to talent

    If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

    Applications close Sunday 17 May at 11.00pm AEST (R-24909). Applications will be reviewed as received. Candidates may be interviewed prior to the job closing date. We encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible.

    From this employer

    Recent blogs

    Recent news