Close this search box.

Housed in one of Australia’s most prominent national heritage-listed buildings, the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House was the first museum in Australia dedicated to telling the story of the journey of our democracy. It seeks to provide a range of innovative exhibitions, tours, interpretation, education programs and public activities that will inspire and challenge visitors to explore democracy from its ancient roots to the present day and possible futures.

This position is responsible for the operational management of the human resource, planning and governance services across the agency. The position requires an excellent understanding of human resource management and a good understanding of planning and governance practices in the Australian Government environment and the capability to apply this within the agency.

The position leads a small team that deliver human Resource, planning and governance activities.  The team is committed to providing excellent, client-focused services to our staff.  The successful applicant will need to demonstrate strong leadership, coordination, liaison and relationship management skills. They will also need to demonstrate superior analytical capacity and sound judgement, including ability to generate innovative solutions and present this to the agency’s executive management.

The key duties of the position include:

1. Manage activities relevant to the agency’s Human Resource Management obligations including:

  • Recruitment
  • Workplace Relations
  • External and Internal Reporting
  • Performance Management
  • Case Management
  • Learning and Development
  • Health and Wellbeing.

2. Manage activities relevant to the agency’s Corporate Governance obligations including:

  • Business Continuity
  • Internal Audit
  • Certificate of Compliance
  • Business and strategic planning
  • Privacy
  • Agency and APS wide reporting.

3. Undertake and manage the preparation of internal and external briefing and correspondence, including Ministerial briefing and correspondence, Estimates briefing, other documentation for senior management and manage any follow-up actions.

4. Management and oversight of the provision of secretariat services to the agency’s Board, Audit Committee and other bodies as appropriate.

5. Contract management of third-party providers for Payroll, Records Management and Audit Services.

For more information or to apply visit: APSJobs.