Civil Voices

Human Resources Manager

Posted : Monday, 5th February 2018 - 9:23 pm

Organisation : HerSpace

Location : Melbourne

Time required : 4 - 6 hours a week

Duration of project : 12 months+

Contact Email :

About the Role

HerSpace believes in a world where women and girls are free from sexual exploitation, a world where they can choose their own direction. We are looking for amazing volunteers to help us realise our vision and assist women and girls in our local communities.

Specific Responsibilities

Ensure there is a robust people policy / procedure platform that guides management and the broader workforce in executing their responsibilities, including the Board

Deliver contemporary HR practices for all stages of an employee’s / volunteer’s engagement cycle: Recruitment and Selection; on-boarding; induction / orientation, performance / satisfaction processes; development and transitions

Develop a suite of people metrics that enables monitoring and reporting on HerSpace’s employment / volunteer workforce’s health

Provide mentoring support to HerSpace’s leadership and management team in their management and leadership of HerSpace’s workforce

Facilitate HerSpace’s desired culture through employee / volunteer engagement and enable HerSpace to be recognised as a high performing, values-based, organisation

Key Selection Criteria

Understanding of contemporary HR practices & metrics (along an employee / volunteer life cycle continuum), is proficient in their use, and understands how organisations develop and the key HR capability required

Well-developed understanding of, and skills in drafting, HR policies

Intermediate level of Computer literacy (email, word, and excel)

Capability and willingness to mentor and impart knowledge to HerSpace’s

Management and leadership teams to support them in their people management responsibility

Ability to work with people at all levels in an organisation from Officers to CEO to Board level with a bright and friendly demeanour

Proven ability to take initiative and work autonomously, at times with little supervision

Alignment with HerSpace’s vision, mission and values

Understanding of the Not for Profit sector and the sector in which HerSpace operates

How to Apply:
To apply for this role, follow these steps.

Please complete a cover letter responding to the Key Selection Criteria of the position, and send it with a copy of your CV to Emily Hanscamp at, using the job title as the subject line.

Please be sure to address the Key Selection Criteria in your covering letter with tangible examples of your experience

Interviews will be allocated within 2 weeks of closing date, interviews take 1-2 weeks, and the role will given 2 weeks following interviews. All applicants will be notified of their progress once the position has been successfully filled.

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : HerSpace
Not for Profit : Yes

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Position Description : Manager Human Resources PD

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Please quote in application: Human Resources Manager via Pro Bono Australia.


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