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HR & Payroll Generalist

Melbourne CBD, Victoria, Australia
9th April 2019
ACIL Allen Consulting

  • Exciting opportunity to work in a national Economic and Public Policy firm
  • Melbourne CBD location
  • High self-starter work environment

HR & Payroll Generalist opportunity for an experienced and motivated HR professional in the Melbourne CBD.

Your new company

ACIL Allen is one of Australia's leading economic and public policy consultancies providing economic, strategic and policy analysis to a wide range of Australian and overseas companies, government departments, regulatory agencies and industry associations. We work across all sectors, but we specialise in health and human services, education, justice, energy and industries subject to economic regulation. We have offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide.

Your new role

Reporting to the CFO and dotted-line to a part-time Senior HR Business Partner, you will play a key role in supporting the effectiveness of the Australia wide consulting and administration workforce. You will have a broad and general knowledge of the HR function, employee lifecycle and payroll.

This role will add value to the firm’s high performance culture that emphasises self-starters, empowerment, quality, standards, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of an exceptional workforce.

As a true HR Generalist, your core responsibilities will include:

  • Payroll and Personnel Records
  • Recruitment and Onboarding
  • Employee relations, HR policies, practices and compliance
  • Performance, Development and Training
  • OH&S

Of particular interest to the role is experience in:

  • The complete recruitment cycle: From placing the advertisement, short listing candidates, interviews, notifying applicants of success / failure, onboarding etc..
  • OH&S, Harassment and Bullying
  • Up to date Fair Work and other Employee statutory bodies legal requirements
  • Professional development support for consultants

About you

You are proactive, autonomous and self-managed. You take the initiative and enjoy supporting senior leaders in their people leadership role. You enjoy providing the data and supporting the processes that allow senior leaders to create a great workplace culture. You value a process approach to HR, as well as providing personalised value added service.

You have an eye for detail; and manage your time and priorities to achieve the best outcomes. You have a formal qualification in Human Resources [or equivalent workplace experience] and experience working in a professional environment. As a guide, we anticipate you will have 4-8 years’ professional experience.

Key skills requirements:

  • Intermediate to advanced XERO knowledge and use
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Organised and able to meet deadlines

What you'll get in return

In return for your strong work performance, you will earn an attractive salary package. You will be working with a recognisable firm offering a challenging and autonomous work environment.

To apply in strict confidence, please send your CV and application letter to

Michael Worth at