First listed on: 10 August 2019

Human Resources Manager - Mineral Resources 

  • Can you drive organisational change and lead innovative HR initiatives?
  • Develop and implement HR strategy to support business objectives
  • Join CSIRO Mineral Resources as an integral member of the leadership team

The Human Resources Manager (HRM) will partner with other HR specialists and lead a small team of motivated individuals in the delivery of a wide range of people strategies and solutions. The role will be responsible for workforce planning, change management, performance improvement, local learning and development initiatives, as well as coaching managers and staff with specialist needs on performance, career and talent management strategies; and ensuring that HR management activities support CSIRO’s Strategic and People plans as well as the Mineral Resources operational plan.

Your duties will include:

  • Actively contribute to the development of business strategy and plans as a member of the business unit's management team and assist leadership to build a commitment to CSIRO's strategic direction and key change initiatives.
  • Develop and communicate an agreed direction and priorities for HR in the Business Unit that will demonstrably link HR goals to the business unit's strategic direction and scientific outcomes.
  • Build strategic relationships with the leaders and managers to ensure that the Business Unit has high quality HR strategies and practices which are implemented and complement research strategies in relation to:
    • Capability planning, development and recruitment
    • Career management and workforce planning
    • Talent management and succession planning
    • Leadership and team development
    • Performance and change management.
  • Advise and support senior managers on a range of highly complex and sensitive HR, organisational development and employee related issues including industrial relations.

Location:         Kensington, WA
Salary:             $111K to $130K plus up to 15.4% superannuation
Tenure:            Specified term of 3 years
Reference:      62678

To be successful you will need

Essential Criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in human resource management, organisational development or business management (or an equivalent qualification) OR extensive knowledge of and experience within a human resources environment. 
  • Evidence of contribution to the development and implementation of strategic business and HR objectives within a complex multi business organisation.
  • Ability to influence, advise and support leaders of the business on a range of cutting-edge, complex HR, organisational and employee relations issues.
  • Experience in supporting and contributing to a dispersed management team with a high degree of success in implementing organisational HR priorities and strategies within the business.
  • Ability to effectively lead a team of HR professionals, collaborate widely both internally and externally, and provide guidance to managers and staff.

Special Requirement:

  • Ability and willingness to undertake regular interstate travel
  • A National Police Check is required to be lodged by the successful applicant and clearance to be received before commencing.

For details about who to contact and for more information please view Position Description

CSIRO’s Commitment to Diversity

We’re working hard to recruit diverse people and ensure all our people feel supported to do their best work and empowered to let their ideas flourish.

Flexible Working Arrangements

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. Talk to us about how this role could be flexible for you. Balance


At CSIRO you can be part of helping to solve big, complex problems that make a real difference to our future. We spark off each other, learn from each other, trust each other and collaborate to achieve more than we could individually in a supportive, rewarding, inclusive and truly flexible environment. 

Apply Online

To apply online, please provide a CV and cover letter outlining your suitability and motivation for the role.

Applications Close

Monday 26th August 2019

We reserve the right to withdraw this ad prior to the closing date  

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