Human Resources Manager – Permanent Part-Time (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Part Time
  • Rare Opportunity to Apply a Broad Range of HR Expertise on a Part-time Basis
  • Friendly and Supportive Working Environment
  • Permanent Role, Inner Melbourne Location


Our client is a not-for-profit organisation operating a drug testing laboratory which specialises in the detection of drugs and related substances in biological fluids such as blood and urine from horses and dogs. It also provides a drug testing service to industry in the areas of human workplace and OH&S.

An opportunity has become available for an experienced, generalist HR Manager as the organisation continues to grow. The position will see you work closely with all people within the company from technicians through to senior executives. The role reports to the Laboratory Director.



This is a permanent part-time role requiring the person to work two full days per week; ideally Tuesday and Thursday. The successful candidate will develop and implement HR programs and policies across the business and ensure that group culture, values and vision are upheld. You will be a key member of any decision making process regarding employee communications and the originator of any HR related content sent to employees.

You will be required to:

  • Review, develop and implement both standard and customised HR policies, procedures and processes in line with broader corporate strategy
  • Provide specialist HR / IR advice and support to management, including active involvement and management of escalated cases
  • Proactively drive change management initiatives throughout the business as needed
  • Coordinate, oversee and manage performance management processes, working closely with senior management within the organisation
  • Assess training needs of staff and monitor training programs
  • Oversee personal and professional development of all staff, including on-boarding and induction
  • Manage employee welfare, safety, wellness, health and counselling programs
  • Assist in the development and implementation of policy documents and handbooks for employee reference
  • Periodic review of existing compensation and benefits for employees



To be considered for this role you will meet the following criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications related to human resources
  • A minimum of 6 years relevant HR experience, including at least two years in a HR Management role
  • Previous experience engaging in counselling and mediation activities
  • Working knowledge of the Australian employment legislation
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral) and comfortable communicating with staff at all levels in such a way that is understood by everyone within the organisation
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Well organised, managing time proactively and able to communicate progress promptly and effectively
  • As a Human Resources Generalist, you must be able to analyse and present information
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and the ability to identify practical solutions
  • Commercial acumen, combined with an understanding of business law in relation to HR and employment rights, and demonstrated application into an organisational context
  • Working knowledge of best practice workplace relations policy, related documentation and staff welfare
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite



To have a confidential discussion about this role, please call to speak with Jo on 03 9516 0100 during office hours, or after hours Helen on 0438 620 434. Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia. To apply, please click the “Apply Now” button below and send your resume with a covering letter addressing the above criteria to CS Executive Group.



We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of candidates we can only contact those with suitable qualifications and experience. Please note, however, that your resumes will remain on our database and be considered for additional suitable roles.