Recruitment and Workforce Officer

Job title: Recruitment and Workforce Officer

Company: State Government of Victoria

Job description: This role is a fixed term role until 30 June 2026Shape the establishment of Early Learning Victoria and the design and delivery of the first ever Victorian Government owned and operated Early Learning and Childcare Centres.About Early Learning VictoriaThe Victorian Government is establishing 50 government-owned and operated, Early Learning and Childcare Centres, as part of the Best Start, Best Life reforms. These centres will offer childcare, Three and Four-Year-Old Kindergarten and, where applicable, Pre-Prep. The first four centres will open in 2025, with all 50 open by 2032. Early Learning Victoria has been set up as a new business unit within the Department of Education to establish and operate the centres. We are building a team of high performers who are strengths-based, compassionate, dedicated, have a good attention to detail and who adopt a continuous improvement mindset. We have a large work program ahead of us, and it will take genuine flexibility, adaptability and teamwork to achieve this ambitious reform agendaAbout the RoleThe Early Learning Victoria business management team provides recruitment,payroll and administration support to Early Learning and Childcare Centres (ELCC). As a member of the team, you will be responsible forsupportingthe business in day-to-day operations, recruitment, and workforce queries. You will report to the Business Management Team Leader. You will build and maintain relationships with ELCC staff, the department’s central HR division other department functions/divisions.Your duties will include

  • Support ELCCs with recruitment, HR andother business operational needs
  • Ensure appropriate oversightand quality control in relation to HR policy and process
  • Advise management about possible opportunities in policy, process and system reform
  • Undertake administration of portal and other system support interfaces


  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving–Capable of resolving issues through deep understanding or interpretation of existing guidelines. Also is able to analyse ideas available and takes action through self, or in consultation with others to resolve problems. Applies critical thinking and problem-solving concepts in the right context
  • Policy and Projects -Researches and develops recommendations within the recruitment and workforce realm. Manages projects, usually under limited direction. Contributes expertise to the wider team working on complex projects
  • Customer Focus -Understand customer requirements and how work addresses customer needs. Identifies opportunities to improve services. Committed to delivering high quality outcomes for clients

Qualifications and ExperienceQualifications in Human Resources or similar fieldEssential: Must have experience in Talent Acquisition, recruitment or business systems related fieldHow to applyApplicants are required to submit a CV and cover letter (max 2 pages for cover letter) summarising their skills, relevant experience and suitability to the role. In your cover letter, please also respond directly to Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description.Further InformationFor more details regarding this position please see attached position description. For more information about the role and Early Learning Victoria and the Early Learning and Childcare Centre initiative, please contact Julia Fetherstonhaugh via (03) 7022 0392 or uThe department values diversity and inclusion in all forms – gender, religion, ethnicity, LGBTIQ+, disability and neurodiversity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. For more information about our work, working for the Department, diversity and inclusion, and our employment conditions visit the and our . Applicants requiring adjustments can contact the nominated contact person. Information about the Department of Education’s operations and employment conditions can be located at . Please let us know via phone or email if you require any adjustments to ensure your full participation in the recruitment process or if you need the ad or any attachments in an accessible format (e.g large print) due to any viewing difficulties or other accessibility requirementsPreferred applicants must have a Working with Children Check. A police check and other pre-employment checks may be required. Information provided to the Department of Education will be treated in the strictest confidenceApplications close 11:59pm on 2nd August 2024Job detailsJob Reference: VG/DE/ECE/20015065
Location: Melbourne – CBD
Work Type: Fixed term – full time
Job Function: Human Resources (HR)
Classification: VPSG4
Salary Range: $92,332 – $104,762
Job Duration: 30 June 2026
Date posted: 19-Jul-2024
Application Close Date: 02-Aug-2024
Attachments: (Word, 71KB)
Position DescriptionContact:Julia Fetherstonhaugh[email protected]

Expected salary: $92332 – 104762 per year

Location: Melbourne, VIC

Job date: Sun, 21 Jul 2024 00:18:03 GMT

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