Executive Manager Corporate Services

Closing Date
Contact Officer
Jane Cowell, CEO
Contact Number
03 9088 3471
Yarra Plenty Regional Library Service, VIC


Secondment Opportunity - 12 months

Executive Manager Corporate Services

12-month Maximum Term Full-Time Senior Officer Contract (Maternity Leave Replacement)
Salary package of $158K (incl. Super, Vehicle and Phone Allowance)

About Yarra Plenty Regional Library Service

Yarra Plenty Regional Library enjoys a reputation as an innovative and progressive library service with 160 staff, 170 volunteers and 9 library branches across three municipalities, and a well-established mobile library service.

About the Role

We are looking for a skilled, collaborative and accountable leader with strong and diverse People & Culture experience to lead our Corporate Services team in this exciting 12-month maternity leave replacement position commencing mid to late July 2020. You will provide strategic and operational management of all People & Culture functions across the employee lifecycle, and design and deliver expert People & Culture advice and solutions through the People & Culture Team. You will also provide strategic oversight of the Finance & Administration Team, with a capable Finance Manager in place to manage this key team.

About you

You are an experienced People & Culture Leader with proven experience managing a broad range of People & Culture areas across the entire employee life cycle. You lead by example, have excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills and a strong track record of operationalising and delivering People & Culture functions and solutions, including managing resolution of complex employee relations issues. You work collaboratively across all levels of an organisation, build effective relationships and develop a productive and positive culture. You have a tertiary qualification in a relevant field of study such as Human Resource Management or Organisation Development.

Demonstrated experience in a Government context, and experience with enterprise bargaining will be an advantage.

For further information please contact Jane Cowell, CEO, on 03 9088 3471.

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How to apply

Email your Cover Letter, Resume and Key Selection Criteria to jobs@yprl.vic.gov.au

Applications close Sunday 28 May 2020.

Please note that if you do not fully address the selection criteria you may be excluded from interview.

This position is subject to the successful applicant providing and maintaining a satisfactory National Police Record Check and Working with Children Check.

YPRL strives to be an inclusive and accessible work environment where diversity is valued and celebrated, and where everyone can bring their authentic whole selves to work. We encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds.

YPRL is a Child Safe organisation and ensures all staff and volunteers have a current Working with Children Check (WWCC) and National Police Record check.  We have appropriate screening processes in place including a Child Safe Policy and Procedure, key selection criteria and interviewing and referee screening, which demonstrates our commitment to Child Safety.