HR Coordinator

Part time and maximum term 12 months

  • Part time, flexible hours, 3 to 4 days per week
  • Generous salary packaging benefits to $18,550 per annum
  • Heidelberg location, close to public transport

The HR Function sits within the Research Support team which provides timely and efficient research support services to our cancer researchers to enable them to focus on their important research in improving the lives of patients affected by cancer.

This newly created role of HR Coordinator reports to the HR Manager and in close collaboration with the Manager,  is responsible for coordinating and supporting all aspects of the employee life cycle.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Acting as the first point of contact for people related queries and managing first level employee issues
  • Coordinating and supporting recruitment and onboarding activities
  • Assisting with documentation associated with the employee life cycle (for example, new contracts, probation, variations, separations)
  • Supporting learning and development initiatives
  • Coordinating all honorary appointments
  • Coordinate a range of annual processes including performance review and salary reviews
  • Creating and delivering HR reports and metrics
  • Managing the HR related content on the intranet and on the website
  • Assisting with the implementation and ongoing promotion of HR related engagement initiatives and projects.

About you

You might be an early career, recent HR graduate or a seasoned HR Coordinator, either way this opportunity is a great stepping stone towards the next stage of your HR Career.

In addition to being highly confidential and ethical, to succeed in this role, you must have:

  • Minimum 12 months practical HR experience and sound knowledge of the Fair Work Act, other employment legislation, and experience in interpreting and applying Awards, agreements, policies, procedures and other industrial instruments
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to judge what is urgent versus what is important
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to establish and maintain positive and collaborative relationships with key stakeholders
  • Well developed policy drafting, reviewing and writing skills
  • A desire to learn and be innovative in your work
  • A high level of initiative and be solutions focused
  • Excellent MS Office experience including intermediate Excel
  • Experience using a HR Information system.

The Institute is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment and workforce and we strongly encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

We offer workplace benefits including a hybrid, flexible working model, generous salary packaging benefits to $18,550 per FBT year and 4 extra Institute Days off each year.

To Apply:

Please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae, including referee details of 3 referees, quoting the reference number ONJCRI-085/2022 to Anna Prusa, HR Manager, via email at

Closing date for applications: 29 July 2022