Assistant Director, People and Culture

Drive continuous culture and workplace improvement projects in this newly created executive leadership position within People and Culture at DPC.
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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Human Resources (HR)
Classification: EO3
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/1334238
Closing Date: 27-May-2018
Salary Range: $178,500 - $231,439
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Assistant Director - People & Culture May 2018.docx (Word, 181KB)

Contact: Nicola Brown, Chief Human Resources Officer
Nicola Brown, 03 7017 3211

Position Details

Reporting to the Chief Human Resources Officer,  the Assistant Director, People and Culture, will lead and manage DPC's organisational development, HR business partnerships model, diversity and inclusion, learning and development, OH&S and wellbeing functions. 

The role will be responsible for creating, gaining buy-in and implementing a range of contemporary cultural initiatives that continue to build a positive workplace culture of high productivity, engagement and inclusion.

With your experience and passion for leading HR and OD teams and functions you will be able to apply your exceptional customer service skills and be sought out as a trusted adviser to executives and managers.

In addition, you will oversee, manage and initiate continuous improvement projects that position DPC as a highly desirable and contemporary place to work, including the management of several contracts.

The closing date for this position is Sunday 27 May 2018.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

How to apply:

Apply before the advertised closing date via the website

All applications should include:

  • a resume
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages)

Please refer to the contact on the position description if you have any questions regarding the job vacancy.

Other relevant information:

Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

DPC is an equal opportunity employer and our recruitment process focuses on essential skills and abilities. We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and people with disabilities.

DPC values its people and is committed to attracting, developing and retaining diverse talent. DPC actively promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace and does not discriminate based on age, sex, carer or parental status, disability, race, religious belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or other characteristics.

DPC is committed to supporting our employees balance their work and life commitments. Flexible working arrangements give our employees more control over when, where and how they work. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, the types of flexibility may differ from role to role.

The Department of Premier and Cabinet's vision is to be recognised and respected leaders in whole-of-government policy and performance.

We work for the people of Victoria by helping the government achieve its strategic objectives. We do this by supporting the Premier, Deputy Premier, Special Minister of State, the Ministers for Aboriginal Affairs, Equality, Multicultural Affairs and Veterans, as well as the Cabinet.

DPC is proud to participate in Recruit Smarter, an initiative of the Victorian Government to address unconscious bias in recruitment practices. For more information on Recruit Smarter, please visit or call 13 22 15.

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