Manager People & Culture

Bathurst Regional Council Full Time Permanent 5/05/2023

Bathurst is Australia’s oldest inland European settlement located west of Sydney on the Macquarie River. As the hub of central west New South Wales, Bathurst provides access to a market of more than 8 million people with Sydney just two and a half hours drive away. An idyllic lifestyle is supported by quality infrastructure and essential services that contribute to an annual growth rate of 1.4%. Major industries include education, food processing, public administration and construction. Council employs around 382 staff in 20 locations.

Are you a highly motivated and dynamic individual with a passion for progress and innovation?

There has never been a better time to facilitate and lead the change in local government. Council is seeking a highly experienced senior human resource manager supporting the General Manager and Council to develop and implement human resource, work health and safety and industrial relation strategies.

In this position you will provide strategic leadership to the organisation, ensuring that Council has the necessary capacity, capability, systems and processes in place to achieve an effective service to the community and employees.

To be successful in this role you will have exceptional leadership skills at a senior management level, with extensive experience in leading and developing teams and managing transformation and change management programs. You will have a proven track record in delivering strategic human resource management and operational plans and be skilled at handling complex industrial relations issues.

Applications including a full CV, covering letter and addressing the selection criteria must be completed online. 

All applicants must address the selection criteria outlined in the information package to be considered for this role.

For specific position details, please contact Christian Morris, Local Government Management Solutions on 0417 693 254 for a confidential discussion.

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Applications close 5pm Monday, 5 June 2023