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We currently have one (1) Full-Time Permanent vacancy for immediate filling.

There will also be a Pool running for a period of 12 months from the initial appointment. Applicants deemed suitable will be placed into the pool where appointments may be considered for similar vacancies for full-time, part-time, fixed term or permanent.

About us

The Western Australian Museum is a vibrant centre of inspiration, learning and enjoyment for everyone. It preserves, documents and shares collections relating to the State’s natural and cultural heritage. It collaborates with people across Western Australia to share the stories and voices of diverse communities. It works alongside national and international organisations, contributing to global research, promoting life-long learning, and developing and hosting world-class exhibitions.

About the role

The HR Manager is responsible to manage the HR function in delivering activities that add value to the Museum and apply good practice and a focus on continuous improvement.  This includes managing and driving an HR strategy across the Museum, particularly workforce planning and capability initiatives.

About you

We are looking for a dynamic, self-motivated individual who loves working in a positive team environment, enjoys a challenge and wants to make a difference.

The successful applicant will be expected to:

  • have substantial experience in human resource management including managing and driving people strategy; workforce plan development, implementation and reporting; organisation design; business and operational planning; and building workforce capability;
  • lead, manage and develop the HR team, deliver on HR activities, and have change management expertise to successfully implement organisation development initiatives;
  • manage key HR projects including project planning and implementation, managing stakeholders, risks, change impacts and communications;
  • undertake learning needs analysis, and design and deliver training and development workshops; and
  • identify, initiate, build, and manage strategic relationships, role model the values of the WA Museum, and actively influence where required.

Eligibility to Apply

To be eligible for appointment, applicants must have a valid working visa (for fixed term appointments) or be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or have a visa to live and work indefinitely in Australia (for permanent appointments) at the time of application.

A current (within 6 months) National Police Clearance Certificate will be required prior to commencement of employment, as per the Department’s Police Record Screening Policy.

Pool Recruitment

This pool will be open for a period of twelve (12) months from the day after the breach of standard claim period closes. Permanent, fixed term, full time and part time appointments may be offered as vacancies arise, however, an appointment is not guaranteed.

Applicants found suitable in this pool, may be considered for subsequent, similar vacancies with the WA Museum for the duration of the pool.

Equity and Diversity

The WA Museum is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating an equitable and diverse working environment and providing opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and young people. The Museum values the importance of a work environment which is representative of the wider community, and which supports a variety of perspectives.

Subsequent Vacancies

Applicants found suitable but not recommended for this vacancy, may be considered for subsequent similar vacancies at the WA Museum for a period of twelve (12) months, in accordance with Part 5 (General Appointment) of the Commissioner’s Instructions No. 2: Filling a Public Sector Vacancy.

For more information or to apply visit: JobsWA.