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The Role

Against a backdrop of significant organisational growth and entering our next stage of evolution, we require a key HR leader and trusted advisor to:

  • Support strategy execution through focus, clear communication to key stakeholders, accountability mapping, workforce readiness to amplify our impact.
  • Shape and lead a progressive Human Resources portfolio that is fit for purpose and culturally aligned.
  • Support the implementation of a new operating and organisational model predicated on collaboration, accountability and interdependencies working with key stakeholders.
  • Balancing strategic and core HR activity, you will stand up our People strategy as a key enabler and ensure delivery of exemplar HR service provision and business partnering for a great people experience (individuals, leaders)


You will inspire, lead and contribute to organisation-wide capability development and culture to deliver the desired transformative change for Good Shepherd to grow and thrive.

About You

  • An accomplished HR executive (10+ years’ experience) in a complex/multi-faceted service delivery environment preferably in For Purpose
  • Proven track record in HR strategy development with wide-ranging HR portfolio experience
  • Demonstrated ability to develop a fit for purpose HR function, infrastructure, and service capability
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing organisational and culturally aligned HR initiatives and plans with measurable outcomes
  • Strategic thinker with outstanding facilitation skills
  • Recognised HR leader who inspires, builds and shapes great HR teams
  • Insightful, analytical, problem solver and decision maker
  • Comfortably adept to respond to ambiguity and adaptive
  • Credible, engaging communicator with demonstrated ability to forge effective stakeholder relationships and partnerships
  • Humble, curious and self-aware
  • Recognised tertiary qualification – Bachelor or Masters level in Human Resource Management, Psychology or related.



In addition to a competitive salary, employees can access generous packaging benefits and extra leave over Easter, Christmas/New Year.

To support your application submission, please request the detailed Executive Brief via

Pre-employment screening for the successful candidate will include credential checking, National Police Certificate, Working with Children Check and a psychometric assessment.

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Applications close 9 January 2024 unless extended.

Why Good Shepherd?

Salary Packaging

Development & Learning Opportunities

Paid Parental Leave

Paid Study Leave

Long Service Leave

Flexible Working Arrangements

We encourage all candidates to review the hyperlinked position description before submitting an application.

To apply please submit a short covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience along with your CV through the portal, the hyperlink is displayed for each individual role.

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Please apply as soon as possible, applications are considered as they are received.