Senior Advisor

Curtin University of Technology
May 30, 2024
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Job reference: 1213813

The Opportunity

Curtin is an innovative, global university known for its high-impact research, strong industry partnerships and commitment to preparing students for jobs of the future.

As a Senior HR Advisor, you will have the opportunity to work within a broad HR team with a variety of expertise, from our generalists to our subject matter experts. Within this role you will also be working with Leaders across the University, which includes our Bentley, Midland, Kalgoorlie and Global campuses.

Reporting to Angela Williams, Manager, Management Support, within this role you will provide advice and support to line managers regarding a wide variety of people related matters. Initially, the key focus of this role will involve position management , role classifications and assessing job descriptions. Your role will be instrumental in assisting leaders to create positions, assess and classify positions across the University in accordance with our governance frameworks. This also includes engaging with external companies (who we hold strong relationships with) to assist with some of the assessment work.

Ideal candidates will have strong attention to detail and will enjoy and work well both autonomously as well as within a team. Liaising with customers/stakeholders is a very important part of this position, so we also are looking for someone with strong relationship management and communication skills.

Within this role, you will offer consistent and professional advice across a variety of areas including:

  • Position management and classification
  • Remuneration advice
  • Workforce planning
  • Performance management
  • Change management
  • Employee relations
  • We are seeking someone with strong HR generalist experience. Previous experience in the higher education sector would be ideal, however is not essential. Previous experience working with position management , including complex organisational structures, as well as classifying positions would be advantageous. Experience with the Mercer methodology would also be highly regarded.

    You will be required to have a relevant completion of a postgraduate qualification with subsequent relevant work experience or extensive experience in a Senior HR Advisory role in a large and complex organisation.

    About Curtin

    At Curtin, we are an energetic, dedicated team of academics and professionals working together to provide global solutions through quality graduates and innovative research. Curtin is a welcoming space where integrity, respect for one another, courage, excellence, and impact are essential to everyday life. Situated on Whadjuk Nyungar Country, our vibrant campus includes an art gallery, gym, childcare and medical centre, bus station, accessible parking and endless food options including a supermarket.

    Aside from the vibrant campus life, we offer more than just a job. We encourage a progressive and diverse workplace, and are committed to looking after our employees by promoting health and wellbeing, work flexibility, and personal development opportunities.

  • Global Excellence: Curtin University proudly stands among the top one percent of global universities according to the ARWU 2023 rankings.
  • Rewards Beyond Salary: Enjoy the perks of a generous superannuation contribution (17%) with cash out options, customisable salary packaging benefits through Paywise; as well as Hotel and Health Insurance discounts.
  • Time Well-Spent : Experience the added value of 17.5% Leave Loading, with the option to be paid out or taken as additional leave. Benefit from Parental Leave (26 weeks for the primary caregiver), Annual Leave (20 days), Personal Leave (14 days), Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Leave (5 days), Study Leave, and Community Service Leave. As well as access to Long Service Leave after 7 years of continuous service (65 days/13-week entitlement for full-time staff).
  • Plus 18% more observed days off - enjoy 12 Public Holidays each year (including Easter Tuesday!), and 2 extra University Days over the Christmas/New Year Period (see EBA 51.1 and 51.9).
  • Recognition for Prior Service: Curtin recognises prior service for long service leave purposes. New Curtin employees may be eligible if they have worked for an Australian University, public service or other recognised institution.
  • Health and Wellness: Our on-campus Medical Centre prioritises Curtin staff and students. Join Curtin's Healthy Lifestyle Program, with up to 2 hours per week of paid time off to engage in University-approved healthy lifestyle activities. Explore Curtin's wellbeing locations at https: //
  • For more information about our university, please visit www. Join us!

    To be considered, please include your CV and a detailed cover letter addressing how your experience aligns to the role requirements to allow us to assess your suitability.

    To view a copy of the Position Description, please copy and paste the following link into your web browser.

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    Applications close: Thursday, 30th May 2024, 1PM AWST (however we may commence our shortlisting process prior to this date).

    Applicants should note that prior to appointment, any offer of employment is subject to completion of National Police Records checks, and background, integrity, and reference checks to Curtin's satisfaction.

    You will require current work rights in Australia that match the tenure of this role.

    If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1) or alternatively via email at [email protected].

    Please note we will not be engaging with recruitment agencies at this time.

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