Hr Projects Officer

Shellharbour City Council Full Time Permanent 8/10/2021

We are seeking an experienced and passionate HR Projects Officer to undertake and manage key HR related projects for our group through all stages of project management, from inception to delivery. This is a unique opportunity to support and drive strategic and operational HR projects and change initiatives across the business at an exciting time in our HR transformation. You will play a crucial role in our team by owning and supporting a diverse range of projects across all areas of HR, collaborating across Council to ensure initiatives are fit for purpose and using your well-honed relationship building skills to support project success.

Reporting to the Group Manager Human Resources, you will provide guidance, input and specialist HR and project management knowledge and advice to ensure all projects are delivered to a high standard, on time and in line with our strategic plan. You will also support project delivery undertaken by others in the HR team to ensure consistency in approach, best practice application and that all project work is aligned to our agreed goals.

The Human Resources Group are a progressive, inclusive and supportive team who truly value our employees, we also like to have fun and if you were successful you would be joining a pretty special HR team.  Our team culture is positive, energetic and hard-working and through this newly created role you would have an opportunity to make a real difference to the employee experience here at Council.

About us: 

Shellharbour City, located in the Illawarra region, is just 80 minutes south of Sydney and is home to almost 76,000 people in a city that spans 154 square kilometres.  It's an area of great natural beauty - stretching west from the picturesque coastline to rolling pastures, set against the majestic backdrop of the Illawarra escarpment. 

Our dedication to be financially sustainable in an evolving environment, while striving for a great organisational culture and committing to employing staff who embrace our Core Values, has made Shellharbour City Council an employer of choice.

We have been recognised with a wealth of state and national awards in 2019 / 2020 including our 5 star Civic Centre building, Museum space and City Library. We were recently presented an AR Bluett Memorial Award for Most Progressive Metropolitan and Regional Council in NSW.

We offer:

Shellharbour City Council offers a high performing and sustainable organisation to deliver outcomes for the community through leadership, collaboration and innovation. We have exciting, rewarding career opportunities and flexible working arrangements and work/life balance in a relaxed coastal lifestyle.

  • Permanent Position, up to 35 hours per week with access to flexi-time (however will be open to a part time arrangement)
  • Salary range from $89,271.52 to $98,563.40 per annum, plus 10% super with the ability to discuss additional market allowance
  • Great organisational culture, an inspiring and exciting place to work with the support of an amazing team
  • Access to local government benefits such as; LSL after five years, three weeks sick leave per annum, Fitness Passport, Provident Fund activities etc.   

For further information about the position, click here for the position description.


Contact: Kelly Stehr, Group Manager Human Resources on 0436 813 211.

Closing date: Sunday, 24th October 2021 at 11:30pm


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Shellharbour City Council is an equal opportunity employer.