Head of People and Culture

Autism Spectrum Australia

Alstonville, NSW 


Human Resources

Contract Type: Contract Position Full Time

Applications Close: 21 February 2022


A senior management and leadership opportunity in a diverse, purpose-led, national organisation, Maximum term 3 year contract , Full time role with some work from home flexibility, Increase the value of your take-home pay with our PBI salary packaging benefits, Based currently in our Northern Beaches office with office relocation in 2022

<p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Location: Frenchs Forest, NSW</span></p> &nbsp; <div class="container"> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>A senior management and leadership opportunity in a diverse, purpose-led, national organisation</strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Maximum term 3 year contract&nbsp;</strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Full time role&nbsp;with some work from home flexibility</strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Increase the value of your take-home pay with our PBI salary packaging benefits</strong></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Based currently in our Northern Beaches office with office relocation in 2022</strong></span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Aspect is committed to providing an autism friendly workplace and supporting an inclusive and diverse workforce. It is through this commitment that we encourage and welcome applicants from all backgrounds to apply.</strong></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>About Aspect: </strong>Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is Australia's largest national service provider for people on the autism spectrum. Aspect services include education, individual and community programs, diagnostic assessments, therapy and research. With approximately 1,500 staff and over 6,000 students and participants across multiple sites Aspect&nbsp;works in partnership with people of all ages on the autism spectrum, and their families to deliver evidence-informed solutions that are person-centred, family-focused and customer driven.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>About the team:&nbsp; </strong>The People team, which includes Human Resources, Recruitment, Payroll, Learning &amp; Development and Diversity and Inclusion, partner with the organisation to deliver effective people management and payroll solutions that add value and respond to changing business needs.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>About the role: </strong>To provide strategic leadership and oversee operational responsibility for HR, Recruitment, Learning &amp; Development, Diversity and Inclusion and Payroll. As a member of the Management team, the&nbsp;Head of People and Culture is responsible for achievement of the three year Aspect Strategic Plan and the annual Aspect Business Plan. <a href="https://applynow.net.au/jobs/ASPECT1463/assets/17040742">To view the full position profile, please click&nbsp;here.</a></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Key Responsibilities:</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Work with the Executive and Management Network to ensure the People systems and processes support the delivery of excellent services</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Lead the continuous improvement of the People systems and processes</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Support the Chief Operating Officer to engage strategically with the Board and Board Committees and provide advice on mitigating/managing IR and ER risks at Board and Executive level</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Drive cultural change to strengthen staff engagement and achieve Aspect’s mission</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Skills, experience and qualifications:</strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Degree or post graduate qualifications in HR or relevant discipline</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Significant leadership experience in People &amp; Culture portfolios in a similar size and/or type of organisation.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Experience in a diversified organisation/industry sectors with experience in a not-for-profit, disability or education sectors an advantage</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Proven ability to influence senior management and increase the profile of HR within an organisation</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Demonstrated experience in successfully innovating and leading change</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Ability to quickly build trust and communicate effectively across all levels of an organisation</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Ability to quickly read and analyse situations, identify and focus on critical business issues</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Excellent attention to detail</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Ability to assess what is important to stakeholders, staff, clients and management and deliver on actions</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">A NSW Working With Children Check for paid employment&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Valid driver’s licence and willingness to travel as required</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">A National Police Check clearance is a requirement and Aspect will arrange this.&nbsp;Completion of the mandatory NDIS Worker Orientation Module ‘Quality, Safety and You’ is also required.&nbsp;<a href="https://www.ndiscommission.gov.au/workers/support-for-workers/training-course">If you have not already completed the module, click here to access it.</a>&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>What we offer:</strong>&nbsp;A competitive package&nbsp;will be based on relevant qualifications and experience. As a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI), Aspect employees receive tax-effective salary packaging opportunities including $15,899 each year tax free, increasing the value of your take-home pay. <a href="https://applynow.net.au/jobs/ASPECT557/assets/12040017"><span style="font-size: small;">Click here for a </span><span style="font-size: small;">summary</span><span style="font-size: small;"> of some of the benefits you can access when working at Aspect.</span></a></span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>To apply: </strong>Please include your resume, cover letter and complete the candidate questionnaire as part of Aspect's online recruitment process.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;">Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for some positions at Aspect, in accordance with Public Health Orders, Work Health and Safety and duty of care obligations for staff and participants/students. As part of the recruitment/interview process Aspect is collecting information related to your vaccination status to ensure we are in compliance with all government orders and directives.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>Enquiries should be directed to:</strong> careers@autismspectrum.org.au&nbsp; -&nbsp;<strong>&nbsp;</strong>Attention:&nbsp;Carmen Izurieta – Chief Operating Officer.</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 10pt;"><strong>More information about Aspect: </strong><a href="http://www.autismspectrum.org.au/">www.autismspectrum.org.au</a><strong>.</strong></span></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><strong><em>Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) is committed to providing an environment free from abuse, neglect and exploitation of the people we support.</em></strong></span></p> <div id="apply-now-button">Apply Now</div> </div>
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