Senior Employment and Transition Consultant

The Department of Justice and Regulation delivers high quality services to Victorians and supports a safe, just, innovative and thriving Victoria.

We provide professional, value for money services that are driven by our values: working together, making it happen, respecting other people, serving the community and acting with integrity.

Through our commitment to diversity and equality, we are actively engaged in promoting and maintaining a safe and inclusive work environment where all employees are respected, valued and supported.

Our employees are key to our success, and bring new and creative responses to issues and challenges we face in our work and the delivery of quality services to the Victorian community. We proactively seek to employ people of any gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, with a disability, and varied cultural backgrounds. In addition, we have a firm commitment to increase participation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people across our workforce.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

Working flexibly is considered business as usual at the Department of Justice and Regulation. All requests for flexible working arrangements will be considered in line with operational requirements.

Department policy stipulates that salary upon commencement is paid at the base of the salary range for the relevant grade. Any above base requests require sign off by an executive delegate and will be by exception only or where required to match the current salary of Victorian Public Service staff transferring at level.

If you require a copy of this advertisement or any attached documentation in an accessible format, such as large print, please email

If a career that can give you the opportunity to contribute to a safe and just Victoria appeals to you, we look forward to receiving your application.
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Department: Department of Justice and Regulation
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Human Resources (HR)
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/DJ7017_DJ0629
Closing Date: 17-Dec-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $111,619
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Senior Employment and Transition Consultant.doc (Word, 999KB)

Applying for a position at DJR.pdf (PDF, 160KB)

Contact: Bree Bolst on (03) 8684 0187

Position Details

About us

The Recruitment Services branch within People and Culture provides expert advice and support to the Department of Justice and Regulation on all recruitment related matters, including attraction, selection, redeployment and other recruitment and retention practices. Working within the department's strategic objective of “building a high performing justice system”, Recruitment Services delivers consultative, progressive, innovative, fair and ethical recruitment solutions.

About the role

As a Senior Employment and Transition Consultant, your responsibilities will fall across three portfolios:

  • Employment Program Management, which includes the delivery of the department's graduate and youth traineeship programs.
  • Redeployment Case Management, requiring specialised case management to surplus employees to assist them in securing alternate employment within the Victorian Public Service.
  • Recruitment Consulting, including undertaking all recruitment activities ranging from sourcing, screening, short-listing, interviewing, reference checking, offer management and outcome advice.

Senior Employment and Transition Consultants work closely with stakeholders to understand their business and what is required for current and future success.

Ongoing and fixed-term (until 30 June 2018) opportunities are available.

About you

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • subject matter knowledge and professional experience in designing, implementing and coordinating various recruitment selection tools and methodologies (e.g. end-to-end recruitment, executive recruitment, graduate and internship programs)
  • demonstrated understanding of the labour market, including current and emerging economic, social, and political levers for labour trends on a local, regional and global basis
  • superior communication and consultancy skills
  • a commitment to providing outstanding service to clients and stakeholders.

A qualification in human resources (or equivalent) would be highly regarded, although is not essential.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button at the bottom of this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

Please note:  When submitting your application online, there will be questions pertaining to a number of the position's Key Selection Criteria to which you are required to respond.

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