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Unit Manager Human Resources


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Unit Manager Human Resources

  • Attractive Salary, Super and Benefits
  • Engaging opportunity to lead a team
  • Ongoing Full Time Leadership Position


Moreland is a progressive council with 180,000 residents: one community, proudly diverse. Our city is vibrant and energetic, known for its active community, array of fabulous festivals, cool pools, eclectic shops and our community of artists and creative industries. As a Council, we’ve been supporting our community through difficult times, and our long term vision has ambitious goals for environmental sustainability, community wellbeing, and creating great places.

Moreland Council strives to be a contemporary, innovative and collaborative organisation with a deep commitment to engagement with, the Moreland community. With the Civic Centre located in Coburg, 8 kilometres north of Melbourne’s CBD, there are excellent public transport options and great food and cafés right at the doorstep. Moreland City Council is a great place to live, work and play.


Our people and community are the heart of all that we do and ensuring that our staff are engaged, motivated and managed in a positive and supportive workplace is a high priority to us. We are seeking a highly talented HR leader for our Human Resources Unit to oversee daily operations, including HR business partnering, training, recruitment and administration functions. Reporting directly to the Manager People and Safety, this key leadership role will also contribute to the development and implementation of wider strategic initiatives such as workforce planning, diversity and inclusion initiatives, as well as new appraisal and recruitment system implementation. You will provide expert advice on all matters related to IR/ER, award interpretation and disciplinary processes and the review, development and implementation of HR policies, procedures and process improvement.


  • Demonstrable experience in the full breadth of HR operational matters
  • Relevant tertiary or post graduate qualification in HR or related discipline
  • Experience in coaching and mentoring team members and managing a small team
  • Exceptional stakeholder management skills across an organisation in all aspects of HR operations
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing new HR systems, such as performance reviews and recruitment
  • Experience with continuous process improvement, for HR administration, business partnering and case management models across a business
  • Exposure and ability to coordinate and support the delivery of daily HR advice, in a fast paced and demanding environment, including local government reporting, data analysis and preparation of management reporting


  • The opportunity to work alongside and lead a professional and supportive team
  • Salary sacrifice options and wellness programs
  • Extensive opportunities for training and career development
  • Be part of a motivated and engaged organisation supporting its local community

Applications close: 11pm, 28 March 2021. (*in the case that we receive a high volume of applications we may close this advert before the closing date).

Before submitting an application please view the Position Description. Please note that when applying for this role, you will be required to attached your resume, cover letter and answers to the Key Selection Criteria questions found on the last page of the Position Description. 

Moreland City Council is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, people with disability, and people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity, age and ethnic background. Moreland City Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse.