4 January, 2024

Human Resource Manager

The Human Resource Manager’s position is a unique position within an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation. The position is a senior role and is responsible for the operational management of all human resources activities and ensuring that human resources systems and practices support the functionality of the organisation in achieving business objectives. The key objectives of the role include to:

  • Understanding Durri’s Strategic and operational objectives and overall performance of the organisation.
  • Direct and manage the human resources strategy and function in accordance with the overall business plan.
  • Perform all operational human resource programs in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Provide leadership and line management development programs as required.
  • Coordinate staff training and workshops which relate to the core business of Durri including, Cultural Competence, Equal Employment Opportunity, Bullying and Harassment, social media, and other policy related areas.
  • Manage and or advise on industrial relations matters, workplace conflict resolution, mediation, and related training.
  • Manage the Workplace Health & Safety and Workcover program for the organisation.
  • Manage the receipt and processing of Complaints and Incidents.

Assist in managing change and growth within the organisation.

Selection Criteria


1.          Tertiary qualifications in Human Resource management or related field.

2.          Demonstrated experience as HR Manager.

3.          Demonstrated ability to foster mutual respect in a cross cultural environment.

4.          Demonstrated experience with HR systems, databases, and reporting.

5.          Demonstrated experience in managing staff and complex workloads.

6.          Excellent oral and written communication skills and experience including engagement, negotiation skills and facilitating                      workshops.

7.          Ability to maintain confidentiality and to exercise tact, initiative, and sound judgement.

8.         Ability to hold all relevant security clearances including a National Police Check and Working with Children clearance.

9.         Current valid NSW Driver’s license, minimum of Class “C” or equivalent.

10.      Willingness to attend further training to improve the performance of Durri.


1.       Previous experience working in an Aboriginal organisation and or Aboriginal community.

2.       Qualifications in counselling, mediation or similar.