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Manager Workforce and Talent Management

Job no: 492636
Work type: Fixed Term - Full Time
Location: Brisbane CBD
Categories: Human Resources

A role with WorkCover Queensland is more than just a job, it’s an opportunity to develop your career and make a real difference. Our vision is to be the best workers’ compensation insurer and make a positive difference to people’s lives. We bring together diverse talent and provide you with the opportunity to achieve your potential, add value to the meaningful work we do, and make WorkCover a truly inclusive place to work.


You’ll contribute to:

This 12 month maternity leave contract role requires both strategic and hands-on leadership. Working with your team of three, you will develop and execute programs connected to diversity and inclusion, talent acquisition and succession, remuneration and workforce design. The role requires a strong critical thinking ability to apply evidence-based solutions to the organisational opportunities you identify. 


A bit about you:

You hold tertiary, and ideally post-graduate, qualifications in human resources or psychology. You have excellent communication and stakeholder management skills with a strong ability to visualise data and strategy. You are values aligned to excellence, integrity, responsiveness and respect and champion diversity and inclusion. You possess demonstrated experience in leading teams, particularly in a virtual setting, and collaborating in a matrix environment. Extensive experience in organisational design and workforce planning is essential. Additional skills in the development of remuneration frameworks would see you as a great fit for this position. An ability to coach team members, achieve strict deadlines and present the case for change is critical.


A bit about us:

Working in a collaborative team environment within a supportive and engaged organisation, you’ll enjoy access to our health and wellbeing program, a variety of flexible work offerings (including part-time arrangements and purchased annual leave, you might even wish to work remote a day a week), learning and development opportunities (with study assistance and leave), salary packaging, voluntary super contributions, and community initiatives to give back – just to name a few!

How do I apply?

Please submit your resume and covering letter to Emma Wright, Head of People and Workplace Experience with applications closing at 10am Thursday 4 June 2020.  

Interested in this role at WorkCover?

Please submit your resume and covering letter.
We look forward to receiving your application.