Australian Embassy, China
澳大利亚驻华大使馆

Human Resources Manager (LE5)

Vacancy – Human Resources Manager (LE5)

 

The Australian Embassy Beijing seeks applications from suitably qualified persons to fill the position of Human Resources Manager (LE5) with Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

 

Please see the attached for the position description and selection criteria. We are seeking high quality written applications.

 

How to apply

Your application, written in English, must include:

  • A Statement of Claims for the position separately addressing each of the selection criteria (maximum 2 pages); and
  • A Curriculum Vitae (maximum 2 pages); and
  • Contact details for two work-related referees, including current supervisor.

Applications should be submitted in writing by email to the Human Resources Section of the Australian Embassy, Beijing at: jin.xu@dfat.gov.au.

 

The closing date for applications is on Tuesday, 27 June 2017.  Applications received after the closing date and time will not be considered.

 

Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

 

For further information about this position, please contact jin.xu@dfat.gov.au.

 

Please note that only applicants short-listed for interview will receive a written reply. If you have not received any communication from the Human Resources Section within four weeks after the close of application, please consider your application unsuccessful. Thank you for your understanding and your interest in working at the Australian Embassy.

 

Selection Criteria

 

Applicants should address all six (6) of the selection criteria below, clearly outlining their claims and specific experience that makes them suitable for this position (maximum 2 pages). 

 

  • A proven ability to supervise, and develop staff,  to set priorities and organise workloads to achieve objectives effectively, in a timely manner
  • Ability to work with limited supervision, to analyse and make suggestions regarding personnel issues
  • A proven record of experience with manual and computerised HR systems, in particular Microsoft Word, Excel, IPL, SAP, ESS, their applications and reporting
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing in English and Chinese, with a professional approach to personnel matters
  • Ability to work effectively with other members of a team and with staff at all levels

Ability to lead a team through periods of change

 

 

Agency

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Position number

BJ1-042

Title

Human Resources Manager

Classification

LE5

Section

DFAT

Reports to (title)

Senior Administrative Officer

Agency

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

 

 

 

 

 

About the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

 

The role of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is to advance the interests of Australia and Australians internationally. This involves strengthening Australia’s security, enhancing Australia’s prosperity, delivering an effective and high quality overseas aid program and helping Australian travellers and Australians overseas.

 

The department provides foreign, trade and development policy advice to the Australian Government. DFAT also works with other Australian government agencies to drive coordination of Australia’s pursuit of global, regional and bilateral interests.

 

About the position

 

The HR Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of a Human Resource Management Strategy and overseeing the work of the Human Resources Section and assisting in the implementation of Human Resource Management principles and processes.   Role is responsible for supervision of a small team.

 

The key responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Assist with Human Resource and LE workforce planning, including recruitment
  • Assist post management in the development and implementation of LES HR policies and guidelines
  • Oversee a range of personnel functions for expatriate and DSB staff, including payment and accrual of entitlements and leave arrangements
  • Oversee the protocol work of the Embassy for all agencies and liaise at senior levels with the relevant contacts in the MFA
  • Supervise and manage the work of small team.

 

Qualifications/Experience

 

  • A proven ability to supervise, and develop staff,  to set priorities and organise workloads to achieve objectives effectively, in a timely manner
  • Ability to work with limited supervision, to analyse and make suggestions regarding personnel issues
  • A proven record of experience with manual and computerised systems, in particular Microsoft Word, Excel, IPL, SAP, ESS, their applications and reporting
  • An awareness of the Australian Government acts, regulations and guidelines, relevant to the performance of the duties outlined in the duty statement
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing in English and Chinese, with a professional approach to personnel matters
  • Ability to work effectively with other members of a team and with staff at all levels
  • Ability to lead a team through periods of change