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HR Administrator - 12 month contract

Sydney CBD, New South Wales, Australia
19th December 2017
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Who are we?
Corrs is a premium independent law firm. We work with our clients as true partners in their business. We bring insight, innovation and agility to create success for them on a global stage.
Corrs has a strong history spanning more than 170 years but we are firmly focussed on creating opportunities for our clients in the rapidly changing business landscape of today and tomorrow. We have offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Perth as well as a strong partnering relationships throughout the Asia Pacific region and worldwide. Our independence and our network of the world's best independent firms provide a competitive advantage for our clients. That gives us the flexibility to deliver the most effective and expert solution for their international needs.
Corrs is deeply focused on innovation and developing innovative technologies that create efficiency and enhance client satisfaction. Our clients want a different type of law firm that is strategic, creative, flexible and able to work in their worlds. These are the qualities that characterise and differentiate our people - world class lawyers who are prepared to think big and do things differently.
Why are we looking?
An opportunity now exists for a HR Administrator to join the People and Performance team in Sydney. This role will provide administrative support to the People & Performance and Projects & Talent Development teams nationally, and is the liaison contact between the outsourced service provider and People & Performance (P&P) and Projects & Talent Development (P&TD) teams. The People and Performance Administrator will also run the end-to-end management of the Sydney Clerkship Program.
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Team administration
  • End-to-end management of the Sydney Summer Clerk Program
  • Supporting the P&TD lead with the Graduate Academy Program including the preparation and distribution of materials and stakeholder communications
  • Processing of invoices and coding for the national team
  • Assisting our People Helpdesk with data management
  • Assisting with national benefits programs, including the coordination of flu vaccinations, R U OK? Day preparation, and other employee benefits admin
  • Assisting the P&TD team with the annual Scholarship Program, Study Assistance Program and CPD management
  • Updating P&P and P&TD wiki page content and social media pages
  • Planning and coordinating work experience placements
  • Preparing and sending materials to offices for training sessions 
Skills and attributes:
  • Ability to prepare and present accurate work requiring minimal alterations
  • Capable of progressing multiple tasks through to completion and achieve tight deadlines
  • Works effectively across multiple issues and stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrates a collaborative and team mindset.  Builds trusted relationships across all areas and levels of the business
  • Has a positive approach and attitude, shows high levels of initiative and enthusiasm
  • Demonstrates the Corrs Values: Generous of spirit, To the point, Connected, Team players, Pioneering, Agile, World class 
Qualifications and experience:
  • Possess a minimum of 2 years’ experience preferably in an HR environment
  • Very strong administrative skills
  • Excellent Computer literacy in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), document management systems
  • Experience working with SuccessFactors or other HRIS systems is an advantage
  • Demonstrates ability to manage priorities and manage client expectations 
What do we offer as an employer?
Our policies, practices and behaviours foster a safe and inclusive workplace. At Corrs, we hire a diverse workforce, including people of all genders, ages, cultures, ethnicities, those who identify as LGBTI and people with disabilities.
Our initiatives include:
  • A competitive remuneration and bonus structure
  • A Corrs Scholarship for Individual Excellence Program
  • Access to a mentoring program
  • An industry-leading 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • Flexible work practices for staff
  • Access to leading industry and business training
  • An opportunity to actively contribute to the broader community through Corrs Pro Bono Program 
To apply click here or contact Nicola Greenwell on (02) 9210 6938 for a confidential discussion.