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  • Join a true values based organisation empowering the lives of women, children & families
  • Unique leadership opportunity to support a growing National not for profit organisation on an exciting transformation journey
  • Flexibility – Hybrid work from home & our modern offices in LaTrobe St Melbourne opposite the beautiful Flagstaff Gardens. This position is ideally a Full-time role, however Part-time (0.8 or 0.9) FTE will be considered for the right candidate
  • Ongoing position with a competitive remuneration package on offer, including generous salary packaging benefits (up to $18,000/year tax – free) & gifted leave


The People and Capability (P&C) Manager position provides an exciting opportunity for an energetic, passionate and creative human resources practitioner as we continue on our journey of transformation.

Good Shepherd has grown significantly over the past two (2) years (this included two (2) organisations merging into the organisation which exists today), creating a need to review and improve processes and procedures to meet the needs of the current and future workforce.

The P&C Manager will play a key leadership role within the team, working closely with the Director P&C to develop P&C priorities; lead and manage projects to improve programs; support the Transformation project and the broader P&C team to ensure we are providing high quality advice to leaders and employees.

For a confidential chat, please contact Sarah Dixon, Director People & Capability via email in the first instance via e:

Applications close 10am Monday, 24 January 2022. Please apply as soon as possible, applications will be considered as they are received.


An integral member of the People and Capability team, adopting a professional, informed and principles-based approach you will be responsible for:

  • Working closely with the Director, P&C to develop and implement best practice people support programs (i.e. redevelop Performance and Development, EVP, Engagement and Wellbeing programs) – taking a project based approach.
  • Consulting with leaders and providing effective HR advice and quality services in relation to workforce planning, employee lifecycle, employee relations, performance management, remuneration, conflict resolution and emerging HR areas.
  • Analysing workforce trends and metrics; and providing relevant advice and business strategies.
  • Providing advice, coaching, feedback and support to leaders in order to effectively manage the performance and development needs of their teams and ensure a culture reflective of GSANZ’s values.
  • Working closely with leaders and employees to drive talent acquisition and retention.
  • Partnering with and supporting leaders and employees in the interpretation and adherence to the GSANZ Enterprise Agreement and/or other appropriate industrial instruments.
  • Contributing to the development and review of HR strategies, policies and procedures.
  • Assisting the Director, P&C to identify, establish, improve and maintain better practice processes that ensure the organisations ongoing success

Qualifications and Experience

Your demonstrated vision and leadership in transitioning to new ways of working will be paramount to succeeding in this role, as will your flexibility and adaptability to operate in a dynamic and complex environment.

To be considered for this position, you will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (Bachelor’s degree) in a human resources management related discipline, including human resources, behavioural psychology, business, social science or organisation development
  • Solid  human resources project management and  change management experience in a similar position
  • Knowledge of leading human resource practices e.g. Rainbow Tick Accreditation
  • Willingness to be proactive and help others, contribute to the continuous improvement of a positive, collaborative and effective work environment
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication, ability to relate meaningfully to people at all levels and ability to explain complex technical matters clearly and succinctly
  • Evidence of Covid-19 vaccination, or medical exemption
  • Previous human services related experience in not-for-profit and/or non-government (NGO) organisations (preferred)


Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is a Child Safe employer. Employment is subject to satisfactory referee checks, a current employment Working with Children Check, National Police Check (and international police check if resided overseas for 12 months or longer in the past 10 years) and proof of the right to work in Australia.

We recognise the rich diversity of people across Australia. We are committed to ensuring that our team is reflective of the diverse community we serve and to supporting a culture of equity, inclusion and diversity.

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How to Apply

To apply please review the hyperlinked position description and submit a short covering letter outlining your relevant skills and experience along with your CV to Personal data held by Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand relating to employment applications will be used in accordance with our Privacy Statement, which is available on our website.

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