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Attorney-General Vacancy N.N. 10581903
Attorney-General's Department Closing date: Thursday, 30 August 2012
Job Title: Director - Workforce Planning and HR Assist
Division: Corporate Division
Branch: People and Corporate Support Branch
Section: Workforce Planning and HR Assist
Job Type: Ongoing, Full-time
Salary: $113,508 - $129,283
Location: Barton
Classification: Executive Level 2
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: 3119/CD

Job Description


The People and Corporate Support Branch is looking for a highly motivated and energetic person with experience in managing a human resources section, including strategy, policy and program development and implementation.

The Director Workforce Planning and HR Assist will be responsible for the strategic and operational responsibilities of the section which comprises recruitment, workforce planning, employment programs, HR systems and the AGD HR Helpdesk (HR Assist).

Key duties of this position are:

- Provide high quality, effective, timely advice and briefings to the Department's Executive and other key stakeholders regarding matters within the section’s remit,

- Effective leadership and management of the section’s people and financial resources to deliver high quality outcomes,

- Cultivate and maintain productive working relationships with key stakeholders,

- Contribute, manage and lead change initiatives and implementation of corporate HR strategies, and

- Represent the department at meetings, conferences and other key events as required .

The successful candidate will be skilled in stakeholder engagement and management, dealing with competing deadlines, possess excellent communication skills, the ability to influence and proven ability to manage and lead a team.


Tertiary qualifications in Human Resource Management or related discipline or equivalent experience will be highly regarded.

About Attorney-General's Department 

The Attorney-General’s Department serves the people of Australia by working to achieve a just and secure society. The Department provides expert advice and support to the Australian Government to maintain and improve Australia's system of law and justice and its national security and emergency management systems as well as providing support for cultural affairs, including movable cultural heritage and support for the arts. The Department’s work covers a broad array of policy and program initiatives, including protecting human rights, combating organised crime, enhancing our counter-terrorism arrangements, improving access to justice, emergency management and support for cultural heritage.

The Department is the central policy and coordinating element of the Attorney-General's portfolio, for which the Attorney-General and Minister for the Arts; and the Minister for Justice are responsible. We encourage and value a diverse workforce and offer a wide range of challenging and exciting career opportunities.

To find out more, visit our website at or email

To Apply

Position Contact: Rachael Jackson, 02 6141 3565
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that the names of successful applicants will also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette.
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS33-Thu - 16 Aug 2012 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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