HR Officer

Christian Brothers Oceania Province

Parkville, Melbourne
Full-time, Ongoing

About the Organisation

The Christian Brothers Oceania Province is a not-for-profit organisation founded on the values and charism of Edmund Rice to help transform the lives of those who are poor, neglected and those relegated to the margins of mainstream society. This charism is perpetuated throughout our different entities and expressions which extend locally, nationally and internationally.

About the Opportunity

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Human Resources Officer to be the point of contact, support and expert advice for our employees and managers across the organisation with regard to all HR and OHS matters. This is a true generalist role with no two days the same.

The HR Officer will report to the Finance Manager and oversee a part-time HR administrator who assists with general administration tasks, document creation and payroll processing.

Responsibilities include:

*Managing all aspects of the full life cycle of the employee

*Providing expert advice and guidance to managers about employment issues

*Performance Management implementation and support

*Award interpretation

*Payroll processing

*Staff training

*Policy development and implementation

*Workcover – RTW coordination

*Work Health and Safety coordination

*Staff communication

*Preparation and maintenance of employee files

*Special projects

Selection Criteria

*Tertiary qualification in HR or Business Administration

*Minimum 3 years in a similar HR role

*Robust knowledge of employment legislation and best practice HR function and experience in award interpretation (SCHADS, Clerks, Hospitality desirable)

*Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

*Detail orientated.

*Strong ability to prioritize, problem solve and multitask

*Intermediate level Microsoft suite

*Ability to work as a key team member and wiliness to work in a faith-based organisation


In return, the successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to be part of an organisation that makes a difference in the lives of others.

*Full time

*Excellent working conditions

*Competitive remuneration

Child Protection

Christian Brothers Oceania Province is a child safe organisation, committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults and has zero-tolerance of any abuse.

Applicants for the position will be the subject to:

*Working with Children Check and Clearance

*Federal Police Check and Clearance

*Comply with the Oceania Province of the Christian Brothers’ Child Care, Safety & Protection Policy and Reporting Protocol

The position is full-time including a 6-month probation period, commencing August/ September 2021.

For a copy of the position description or a confidential discussion about the role, contact the HR Department on 03 8359 0117 or email

How to Apply

To apply, please submit your CV and covering letter addressed to: