19 Mar, 2021

HR/WHS Officer

  • Bible Society Australia
  • West Ryde NSW, Australia
Part time Human Resources

Job Description

Location - West Ryde and North Sydney  

Have you ever wanted your career to make a difference? 

About BSA

Bible Society Australia (BSA) is dedicated to impacting and influencing Australia and the world by opening the Bible to all people everywhere by all means possible. Our mission is to translate, publish, distribute and engage people with the Bible, both in Australia and internationally. BSA is a national group which includes Eternity News, Centre for Public Christianity and Koorong.

BSA has a unique opportunity to utilise your corporate HR skills whilst working for a mission you can believe in. We have an exciting opportunity for a part time HR/WHS Officer to join our vibrant team. This role has a strong WHS and Training & Development focus.

The Opportunity 

This unique opportunity is responsible for coordinating the HR and WHS system, under the direction of the Head of HR, across all BSA locations nationally. This includes 14 Koorong stores, a busy distribution centre and various BSA branches across the country.

This is a Part Time role, 4 days a week. Days worked to be negotiated with the successful candidate. 

This role is based from two locations, with the requirement to work certain days of the week from our West Ryde and North Sydney offices. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage the WHS system and be the first point of contact for safety across the BSA Group
  • As the Return to Work Coordinator – oversee workers compensation claims and Injury management
  • Provide advice and support to managers on safety issues to ensure compliance with WHS standards and regulations
  • Coordinate and facilitate WHS training, including setting quarterly safety training
  • Develop and deliver training programs on key compulsory training programs. This includes induction material and key policies
  • Identify training needs and work with managers to develop staff
  • Manage the Traineeship program
  • Assist with the recruitment of staff
  • Provide operational support to the Head of HR; implement, and maintain general HR systems and documentation

Key Criteria:

The successful candidate will have demonstrated success in analysing and coordinating training needs, managing WHS systems, a solid understanding of employment conditions and a keen ability to follow through to ensure HR processes are being implemented consistently across the organisation. 

Key selection criteria include:

  • Previous experience in a similar role (2-3 years plus experience in a WHS role is required. Experience as a Return to Work Coordinator is also highly regarded)
  • Solid understanding of good Human Resources practices and their impact on the organisation
  • Degree/Qualifications in HR or related field (highly regarded)
  • Proven experience in developing and delivering training programs
  • Outstanding stakeholder engagement skills, solid influencing skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage change
  • The ability to multi-task and successfully manage competing priorities
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel

Bible Society Offers:

  • Opportunity to develop your skills across a variety of not for profit, Christian brands
  • A dynamic, exciting, and challenging role working with a friendly and innovative team
  • Flexible work arrangements, working from two locations, West Ryde and North Sydney, and also remotely

To Apply: 
Send a resume with cover letter addressing the above criteria, to: jobs@biblesociety.org.au

Closing Date: Monday 12th April 

Candidates are invited to apply as quickly as possible, as we will assess applications as they are received. 

Please view our website for more information - https://www.biblesociety.org.au/career-opportunities/ 

Closing Date

12th April

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