As one of Sydney’s most visited museums, the Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) is committed to being a world leader in maritime history, sharing the national maritime story across Australia and providing a must-visit museum experience. Starting with the opening of the ANMM’s Warships Pavilion, the museum is undergoing a major onsite transformation. To support this expansion and change, the ANMM is recruiting the following key people role. Successful candidates will hold a degree-level qualification in human resource management (or equivalent) and be recognised not only for their proven workplace management experience, but also for their proven organisational development and change management skills, and ability to contribute to the dynamic culture of the museum.

Selection for these positions will be made on the basis of relative merit which will be assessed against each item of the selection criteria. Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered for short listing by the Selection Committee. As part of the selection process the selection committee may invite candidates to undertake psychometric test, you should advise the selection committee if you have any special needs. Psychometric tests may be used as the initial short-listing test or later in the selection process. Some tests are very short while others may take one or more hours.

These positions are open to all eligible members of the community. To be an eligible member of the community you must be an Australian citizen. Applications may be accepted from Australian permanent residents who are in the process of acquiring Australian citizenship.

The Role
Supporting and reporting to the Deputy Director, Corporate Services, you will lead ANMM’s People and Culture team in delivering an agile and capable workforce that is aligned with ANMM’s mission, vision, values and brand. You will be responsible for the development and implementation of a workforce strategy that promotes a positive, customer-focused and high-performance culture and utilises best practice people management policies, procedures and systems across the portfolio of human resources, payroll and workplace safety. In addition, you will ensure current legislative, Australian Public Service (APS) and ANMM Enterprise Agreement requirements are met, accurate and complete workforce-related reports are prepared for ANMM’s Council and executive, and ANMM’s people KPI’s and objectives are achieved within budget.

Desired Skills and Experience

The successful applicant will be a degree-qualified human resource management leader who has:

  • At least 10 years’ experience in a senior people and culture leadership role. Extensive experience in the development of workforce culture and capability, and in managing a people and culture / HR unit.
  • Proven experience implementing organisational development initiatives including developing and implementing workforce strategies, policies and initiatives across the portfolio of human resources, payroll and workplace safety.
  • Knowledge of contemporary, best-practice approaches to people management including industrial relations, employment relations, performance management, and learning and development practices, and an appreciation of current issues and trends within the public sector.
  • Experience in managing workforce-related change projects including business transformation and cultural change, restructures, and implementation of HRIS systems and best practice people and culture business processes.
  • Proven ability to achieve results including meeting organisational people and culture goals and objectives within assigned budgets (including compliance obligations).
  • Demonstrated experience in influencing key stakeholders to improve people and culture management processes. Sound interpersonal and people leadership skills including capability to influence change and organisational culture, and demonstrated resilience.
  • Commitment to drive a culture of compliance and process improvement.

A knowledge of, or previous experience working in, the APS would be beneficial but is not essential.

Our benefits include flexible work options, an Employee Assistance Program which provides free counselling services to employees and their families, Sailing Regatta, Paid Parental Leave, Study Assistance and much more.

For more information or to apply visit the: ANMM website.