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Human Resources Advisor

LGBTIQ+ Health Australia
  • Convenient Sydney CBD Location
  • Flexible Working Options
  • Role is available part-time (26.6 hours per week), fixed term contract until 30/06/2023
  • An great opportunity for an experienced HR Advisor to provide HR advice and support to our team.
  • Salary – SCHADS Level 5 - FTE $85,996.39 - $89,887.76 plus superannuation, plus salary packaging

About Us

LGBTIQ+ Health Australia (LHA) is the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people and other sexuality, gender and bodily diverse people and communities.

LHA works with legislators, policymakers and service providers to help them understand and address the needs of LGBTIQ+ people and communities. We support LHA members to have a stronger policy voice and partner with researchers across the country on issues of LGBTIQ+ health and wellbeing.

About The Role

The focus of this role is to ensure that all HR operations are managed efficiently and effectively. The role holds responsibility for the organisations human resources, building a professional team and organisational culture while ensuring that the organisation adheres to legislative requirements.

This role will influence the operational activities of the organisation and is involved with establishing operational policy and procedures that positively impact upon the organisation and their employees. It is also the responsibility of this role to support LHA staff and maximise efficiencies and organisational standards.

To be considered for this role, you will have the following experience and qualifications;


Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources Administration or relevant experience.

Experience required

  • Minimum 5 years professional experience as Human Resources Advisor; ideally within the not-for-profit sector.
  • Demonstrated understanding of current Australian workplace legislation and compliance (FairWork etc)
  • Experience or understanding of legislative, regulatory and compliance requirements for a company limited by guarantee with charitable status.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management or implementation of improved business systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of regulations/legislation relating to employment, industrial relations and WHS.
  • Prior experience with using CRM and HR systems and highly proficient in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Experience of working effectively and collaboratively in a small team environment, with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated experience of working in environments where a high degree of judgement, imitative confidentiality and sensitivity is required.
  • Experience in planning and implementing strategies to bring about organisational change.
  • A proven track record of planning and using diverse influencing strategies to achieve organisational goals.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the health and human rights of LGBTIQ+ people and communities.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the workings of government (Commonwealth and State/Territory), and of the health sector.

Computer skills

  • Highly proficient and good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel).
  • Demonstrated experience in managing a HRIS.

Aptitude and interpersonal skills

  • Outstanding interpersonal and negotiation skills for achieving results while maintaining important relationships and for representing the organisation.
  • Excellent communication skills especially the ability to coordinate support in a geographically diverse network of people and organisations.
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills and the ability to work with a demanding workload in a timely way.
  • Ability to manage complex and often competing tasks and priorities to deliver high quality outcomes – a significant factor in determining performance effectiveness.
  • Well-developed written communication skills, suitable for business communications, policy development and report writing.
  • Proven ability to build professional rapport through phone, email and face-to-face communications.
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and manage multiple projects.
  • Proactive problem-solver and self-starter who shows initiative.
  • Understanding of and commitment to human rights for LGBTIQ+ people and communities.
  • Ability to work collaboratively to resolve complex issues, including with stakeholders who may hold differing views and conflicting interests.
  • Excellent judgement to manage and advise on sensitive issues that may involve reputational risk.

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Leanne Williams on 0460 400 707.

We encourage people from diverse backgrounds including people with a disability, LGBTIQ+ people and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

A position description is attached.

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