Workforce Planning Officer

The Role and Opportunity
You will be working as a Workforce Planning Officer within a large program of work for our large federal government client. 
My client is seeking an experienced Workforce Planner for a six-month engagement to support the Workforce Planning team and develop workforce planning documents for a major transformation program. Experience working on change initiatives that have a primary and direct human resource or workforce planning and design impact would be an advantage. The Workforce Planning Team in Organisational Development (Corporate Services Group) require an experienced Workforce Planner to lead the workforce planning activities for a large program, under direction of the Workforce Planning lead.
Your duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Lead the development of the following documents, with direction from the Workforce Planning team; a strategic workforce plan, an implementation plan to transition the workforce from current to future state.
  • Work with a vendor to deliver a baseline analysis of the operational workforce; establish position descriptions and competency/skills matrices that align to the APS Job Family Model and the future operations approach.
  • Track and oversee the delivery of workforce planning activities, including ensuring co-ordination and integration of activities with other projects across the program.
  • Develop documentation related to workforce analysis and planning.
  • Assist with the development of communication materials applicable to the project.
  • Provide advice on the change components of workforce planning, analysis and design.
  • Proactively identify, escalate (where appropriate) and manage risks and issues
Mandatory Requirements:
  • Has a successful track record of achieving results in a similar role undertaking workforce planning
  • Experience in applying ‘better practice’, practical and results approaches to all aspects of workforce planning.
  • Experience developing workforce planning documents
  • Experience creating roles, assigning capabilities and ensuring alignment with work level standards
  • Builds and sustains collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders and clients to influence and achieve results.
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills with internal and external stakeholders including high calibre written and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply strategic thinking, use sound judgement and act with integrity.
  • Is organised, driven and priority oriented and can work in an agile way in a fast-paced environment.
Please note you must be an Australian Citizen in order to obtain security clearances.
Interested? If you have the skills and motivation we are looking for, please Apply Now. For more information, please contact Ronaldo Nicdao on 03 8319 7800 or via email ronaldo.nicdao @
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