Human Resource Manager- The Anglican Schools Commission
About Our Client
The ASC currently owns and operates fourteen schools across Australia; eleven in WA, two in Victoria and one in NSW. The ASC has two primary functions: to provide support to existing ASC schools, and to seek out opportunities to create new educational communities. Due to growth and demand they are in need of an experienced HR Manager to join their team on a permanent basis.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), this role is a newly created position and is responsible for establishing and reviewing HR policy, procedures, documentation and programs in the ASC office and schools.
Other responsibilities include:
- Establishing and reviewing HR policies, procedures and documentation with our mission, values and culture.
- Develop (as required), review and oversee HR policies, procedures, documentation and
- contracts - at both the system and school level - in relation to HR matters.
- Establishing and revising policies, procedures and employment contracts as they apply to staffing.
- Ensuring ASC and school compliance with regard to current legislation, regulations,
- enterprise agreements, awards and ASC policy.
- Assisting the CEO and CFO with negotiating and monitoring the ASC's various enterprise agreements.
- Providing advice to the CEO, CFO, School Principals and School Business Managers on
- matters of staff employment, industrial relations and HR management.
- Supporting schools in areas of staff employment, industrial relations and HR management.
- Provide general HR advice, information and support to the CEO, other staff, Principals and our schools.
- Work with Management staff in the ASC office and schools to increase their leadership
- capabilities in relation to staff performance management.
- Provide HR reports and recommendations.
- Provide advice to staff in the ASC office and schools in relation to organisational policies and procedures.
- Recommend relevant professional learning opportunities for staff in the ASC office (and for schools as appropriate).
- Assessing and overseeing appropriate software and other tools to manage the HR portfolio across the ASC, making recommendations to the CEO.
- Representing the ASC on committees and attending meetings, functions and events as
- directed by the CEO.
- Undertaking other such tasks as the CEO may assign from time to time, and which the HRM is suitably skilled to undertake.
The Successful Applicant
The following attributes and experience will be highly desirable:
- Support of the mission and values of the ASC.
- Graduate and or Post-graduate qualifications in HR management or related disciplines.
- Previous experience in HR management.
- Ability to travel to the different schools
- Ability to develop and lead strategic HR systems and procedures.
- Practical experience of enterprise agreements and awards, employment law, and best practice in associated processes.
- Excellent change management and negotiation skills.
- Excellent organisational and project management skills.
- Well organised and disciplined - ensuring work is timely and meets deadlines.
- Ability to work as part of a team, to work autonomously and to supervise others.
- Excellent command of English grammar and spelling, and an attention to detail.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to liaise effectively with other staff, Board and committee members, schools, the Church, employee representatives unions, and the general public.
- A flexible approach and willingness to contribute actively to the work of the ASC and its schools.
- High commitment to customer service and best practice.
What's on Offer
- An exciting newly created role to join the Management team
- A positive team environment and excellent working culture
- Permanent role
- Competitive salary
- Travel opportunities
- On-site parking