Senior People & Capability Coordinator

At the Parliament, our employees are the key to our success. Together we deliver innovative, professional, and apolitical services to support our elected representatives and the democratic process. Our Parliament should be reflective of the community, and that is why we seek to recruit the best, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or cultural background.
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Department: Parliament of Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Human Resources (HR)
Classification: PoV4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/03062024
Closing Date: 17-Jun-2024
Salary Range: $92,332 - $104,762
Job Duration: 12 Months
Attachments: 002277C - Senior People & Capability Coordinator.pdf (PDF, 168KB)

Contact: Clare McMullan

Position Details

Senior People & Capability Coordinator

  • Department of Parliamentary Services
  • Fixed term, full time parental leave backfill role until 28 July 2025
  • PoV 4 - $92,332 - $104,762 base salary range

About the Role
The Senior People & Capability Coordinator provides high-level administration and project support to the Human Resources team.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead the HR coordination and administration of the employee experience Including: Oversee the administrator and maintenance functions of existing HR platforms/systems.
    • onboarding/offboarding
    • new starter document management
    • end to end recruitment and selection coordination
  • Develop user guides, manuals and other materials which define P&C processes and procedure for within the team and to our client base.
  • Contribute to the design, implementation, and coordination of P&C initiatives and interventions to support strategic business initiatives ensuring their successful delivery and completion within resourcing, timeline, and budget parameters.

About you
You will ideally bring a track record of success in providing high-level administration support and project coordination with a proven ability to display initiative, self-manage, be responsive and achieve required outcomes in a timely manner, along with:

  • Demonstrable experience in working with a variety of People Systems (eRecruitment, qualification and police checks, HRIS and databases)
  • High-level research and analytical skills with the ability to apply problem-solving to resolve employee and system issues in a timely and thoughtful manner.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the P&C function and experience triaging HR related enquires to ensure they are resolved in a timely manner and to a high standard.
  • Sound communication, interpersonal and diplomacy skills including the ability to communicate effectively and tactfully and to build and maintain relationships at all levels.

Why join us?

We offer hybrid work and are working in the office three days per week to capitalise on our collaborative working environment.

Your professional development is important to us, that's why we have a dedicated learning and development framework, along with leadership development programs and targeted in-house training.

When you excel at your work and initiate innovative solutions or go above and beyond to demonstrate our values, you will be recognised for your efforts through our reward and recognition program.

For more information about a career at Parliament visit our website.

How to apply

Using the "Apply Now" button, please include your resume and a brief cover letter (1-2 pages) broadly outlining your experience and how it directly relates to the position.

The process from here

We are accepting applications until 17 June 2024, however we will be reaching out to suitable candidates throughout the advertising period.

Longlisted candidates will be contacted and asked to complete a short technical test. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview conducted by a selection panel, which may take place in our offices located in the Melbourne CBD or online.


If you require assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application or interview process for this role, please contact Parliament's Recruitment Team via email  or on (03) 8682 2675.

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Successful candidates will be required to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination status or medical exemption prior to commencing employment.

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