HR Business Partner

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HR Business Partner
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Date: 20 Feb 2024

Job Location: Rockhampton, QLD, AU

Company: Central Queensland University

About this Opportunity


  • Continuing, Full Time
  • People and Culture Directorate
  • CQUniversity Rockhampton
  • Higher Education Worker Level 6
  • Total Remuneration $103,193 to $111,140 pa (including salary of $87,200 to $93,915 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading)

Join an organisation with an unbreakable belief that quality education, training and research should be available to everyone – regardless of background, location or life circumstances.

People and Culture Directorate


As a HR Business Partner at CQUniversity you will be part of a team that:

  • Impact: Aligns people strategy with business goals.
  • Development: Has access to ongoing training and coaching.
  • Collaboration: Values strong connections with stakeholders and seeks out collaborative partnerships.
  • Quality: Ensures fair and consistent pay structures for our employees.
  • Innovation: Contributes to continuous improvement efforts.

About the position


You will play a pivotal role in shaping CQUniversity’s success by ensuring that our people practices are aligned with strategic objectives. Your primary focus will be to coordinate and oversee the quality assurance of all job evaluation processes and perform a lead role in undertaking end-to-end job analysis and evaluation processes to ensure CQUniversity employees receive fair and equitable pay based on work value. You will advise on position and/or team design and participate in key projects that support strategic HR / people change management initiatives. 

You will need:


  • Knowledge of awards/industrial legislation and standards and/or an ability to quickly acquire knowledge of conditions of employment (Enterprise Agreements), policies and procedures.
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills.
  • Well-developed critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interview, research and writing skills and the ability to undertake job analysis, prepare quality position descriptions, undertake relativity checks within and outside the university and draft reports with recommendations for management consideration.



  • A bachelor’s degree plus 1-2 years relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Knowledge of global job evaluation methodologies.
  • Experience in HR consulting, job analysis, and change management.

Be rewarded


  • Generous annual and carers leave
  • 17% superannuation (with the choice of joining an award-winning superfund)
  • Flexible and inclusive work / life balance
  • Fantastic professional / career development opportunities

Position Description


For further information about this position, please refer to the Position Description.

Apply today for a career that changes lives


Applications Close: 11:59pm, Tuesday, 5 March 2024


Job Requisition ID: 4371


Contact Details: 

Shaelene Mullen

(07) 4930 6419

[email protected]


When submitting your application, please include: Your Current CV or Resume, and a 1-2 page Cover Letter highlighting your relevant skills, experience and suitability for the position. Please note, applicants for the position must have full time work rights.

CQUniversity is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and CQUniversity’s domestic and international student graduates with post-study work rights are encouraged to apply.

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