senior operational support officer- aps6 in Geelong

tom pedersen, randstad
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geelong, victoria
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Our client is a Federal Government organisation looking to expand their Operational Support team to assist in all elements of recruitment, selection, on-boarding, contractor management, accommodation and IT equipment and set up.


  • Work autonomously to manage the tasks and activities related to the recruitment, selection and on-boarding of staff for a particular business unit(s).
  • Engage with relevant business units and stakeholders to support recruitment and selection activities, including participating on selection panels as appropriate.
  • Provide technical professional and policy advice and support in relation to Operational Support activities.
  • Track and assess daily tasks and activities against team and divisional plans.
  • Display excellent time management and leadership skills.
  • Analyse trend patterns and recommend areas for improvement to ensure business efficiencies are realised.
  • Collaborate information with the Operational Support Team and drive process changes to achieve work area and divisional business outcomes.
  • Guide and supervise Operational Support Officers and Contractor staff

About you:

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to respond to and prioritise competing and often urgent requests in a calm and efficient manner while also maintaining high work standards and accuracy.
  • Well developed problem solving skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and calmly during highly sensitive and sometimes confronting situations
  • Investigative skills, and the ability to be objective throughout
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills, and the ability to maintain relationships
  • Ability to provide evidence based results
  • Proven skills in mentoring or coaching colleagues
  • Quickly and effectively distill complex issues into digestible communication
  • Experience in ministerial briefings or board materials

Strongly Desired:

  • Experience in, or ability to quickly comprehend, HR policies and procedures and procurement activities.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.


HR, Procurement, On boarding, Recruitment



educational requirements

Bachelor Degree