Human Resources Manager

Job type: Full Time, QATSICPP | Location: Brisbane

Human Resources Manager


Brisbane based

Salary range starting at $115,000 + superannuation + salary sacrifice options.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are strongly encouraged to apply.

About us

The Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Child Protection Peak (QATSICPP) is the peak body representing, advocating, and supporting Queensland’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child protection and family support sector.

By sharing our collective knowledge and experience, we can all make a positive impact on policies and practices to stop the overrepresentation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in Queensland’s child protection and youth justice systems.

About the role

The Human Resources Manager will oversee the recruitment and retention initiatives of the organisation including shaping and implementing a capability framework and HR strategy, formalising a training and development program and ensuring the management team is supported to embed leadership practices that support staff to thrive and grow.

This is a dynamic hands-on role, requiring a strategic thinker who can translate HR strategy into everyday operational practice. It is an opportunity to lead initiatives that cultivate a positive organisational culture valuing diversity, inclusion and employee well-being.

The Manager will have a proven understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, actively engaging with, and fostering strong connections to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Typical Duties and responsibilities:

  • Be a valued business partner to the leadership team and staff.
  • Coach and provide hands on guidance and support to leaders and employers through effective communication, interpretation and application of HR policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate and drive a proactive and efficient recruitment and onboarding process.
  • Initiate and oversee the implementation of a formalised training and development program across the organisation.
  • Review and update policy and practice to ensure HR compliance across the organisation.
  • Cultivate effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Desired skills, experience, and capabilities:

  • Experience In delivering HR Initiatives in a cross cultural and diverse environment as well as the ability to work in collaboration with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples while respecting ways, values, and approaches.
  • Demonstrated experience with overseeing and implementing a variety of HR metrics.
  • In-depth knowledge of HR legal frameworks, OHS standards and best practice strategies to support staff development and retention.
  • A strong communicator with the skills to build relationships, influence decisions and negotiate effectively.
  • Ability to work effectively under tight deadlines and manage competing priorities.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain solid relationships.

Mandatory requirements:

  • Tertiary qualifications in HR, Business or Commerce with a robust background in HR practice.
  • A current valid Queensland Working with Children’s Card (Blue Card) or eligible to apply.
  • Drivers Licence (preferable but not mandatory)

Why join us?

Our vision is a future where all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people are physically, emotionally, and spiritually strong, live in a safe, caring and nurturing environment within their own families and communities, and are afforded the same life opportunities available to other children and young people to fully realise their potential.

This is what our team members say about working at QATSICPP:

  • “The QATSICPP team are an amazing group of diverse, talented, and passionate individuals. Our work in the community-controlled sector of family-led decision-making has given me a sense of pride and achievement in my role. I have truly gained a sense of belonging in this team, and I am excited to see where my journey at QATSICPP will take me.” Olivia, Project Officer
  • “I enjoy working in such a caring, respectful workplace, where our diversity is our strength, and you can learn from some truly amazing people doing some vital work.” Lucas, Policy Officer
  • “Joining the QATSICPP team has been one of the best career moves I have made. I love the opportunities to reinvest creative skills I acquired in years of volunteer work into our projects.” Paula, Communication and Events Co-ordinator


  • Salary packaging up to $15,900 for general expenses plus additional salary packaging of $2,650 for entertainment expenses
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Paid continuous professional development
  • Gifted leave days for the end of year office shut-down period
  • Gym membership contribution

Further Information and Application Process

If you are interested in applying for this role or would like further information, please email or 07 3518 0071.

Applications close on Thursday, 16 May 2024.

Please note that we reserve the right to appoint to the position before the published closing date. Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their application as early as possible.

No recruitment agencies, please.

Your application will include:

A cover letter (1 page) demonstrating your key capabilities and experience supported by your current resume. Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide two professional referees.

QATSICPP is an equal opportunity employer that fosters a positive culture and offers a safe and supportive work environment. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

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