Director, People and Engagement – People and Engagement Services, Cairns

  • Company:
    Queensland Health - Cairns and Hinterland Hosp and Hlth Svc
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    7 months ago
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Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service has an exciting and rewarding opportunity for a Director or People and Engagement to work within our dedicated People and Engagement directorate. We are seeking an experienced HR practitioner who has operated at a senior strategic and operational level to work as part of our world-class health service that provides top tier patient care. The successful applicant will have a customer service focus, a strategic approach to operational management and the ability to build strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders.

  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Location: Cairns region,Far North Qld
  • Contact Name: Leanne Miller
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  • Closing Date: 08-FEB-21

Total remuneration package $166 834 – $174 479 p.a., including employer contribution to superannuation (up to 12.75%) and annual leave loading (17.5%) (DSO1).

Applications will remain current for 12 months. Job Ad Reference: CAH361697

Other employment benefits may include: professional development, salary sacrificing options, shift and locality allowances, and access to corporate discounts and employee wellness programs.

Purpose of the Role

The Director of People and Engagement leads and manages the People and Engagement team. The position drives enhanced organisational performance, complex change management and maximises leadership, design and capability of the multi-disciplinary workforce within the Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service.

This is a great opportunity for a lifestyle change where the reef meets the rainforest. Cairns offers a vibrant tropical relaxed lifestyle with an array of activities, restaurants and world-renowned scenery. Close proximity to the Great Barrier Reef, Port Douglas, Cape Tribulation (Daintree Rainforest), Atherton Tablelands and Mission Beach makes Cairns the perfect place to call home.

The Director of People and Engagement leads a multidisciplinary team and provides strategic direction for all services provided by the directorate across Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service, including human resources, industrial relations, organisational & capability development, recruitment & talent management, workplace health & safety and injury management. The position is responsible for advising and providing recommendations to senior executive on the effective management of the health workforce in line with public sector legislation and industrial provisions. This is a hands-on relationship role with the requirement to think strategically and to build diverse people management frameworks from conception through delivery to successful completion.

Job Requirements

  • Proven experience and career pathway that supports a successful track record at people management at a senior level is essential
  • Advanced communication (written, verbal and interpersonal) with demonstrated high level report writing skills and relationship building ability
  • Sound demonstrable decision-making skills and the ability to influence successful outcomes
  • Previous experience working in a complex or multi-sited organisation would be well regarded
  • While not mandatory a relevant masters or degree qualification in work health and safety, human resources and/or business management would be well regarded, along with professional membership of an accredited people or business management organisation

How to Apply:

For full details of this position, please ensure you download the Role Description and Information Package for Applicants for instructions on how to apply for this role. If you have difficulty viewing this role description in .pdf format, please contact Recruitment Services on [email protected] to request it in .doc format.Please note that if the information requested in the ‘how to apply’ section is not provided you may not meet the requirements for further consideration of your application. The Information Package for Applicants outlines pre-employment checks that will be undertaken for successful applicants.