First listed on: 09 May 2024

Director Human Resources


  • Drive HR best practice blending operational excellence with strategic vision.
  • Join a values-driven team; Collaboration, Openness, Respect and Empowerment.
  • Achieve work-life balance with onsite and WFH flexibility.

The HR Director leads workforce optimisation, strategic planning and organisational change, ensuring consistent support across the organisation.

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Health Manager Level 5
Remuneration: $161,042 - $180,143 per annum
Hours Per Week: 40
Location: Westmead

Where you'll be working
Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) is a leading healthcare provider, offering primary, secondary, and tertiary care to residents of Auburn, Blacktown, The Hills Shire, Holroyd, and Parramatta Local Government Areas (LGAs). With 12500 employees, WSLHD is dedicated to providing exceptional health services in line with their values of collaboration, openness, respect, and empowerment. Westmead Hospital, a major teaching hospital and principal referral centre, is renowned for its specialised services and is currently undergoing a $1.1 billion redevelopment to become one of Australia's largest health precincts.

What you'll be doing
As the Director Human Resources you will report directly into the General Manager Westmead Hospital and manage a team of HR generalists for a hospital that has over 6000 employees. Your roles involves:

  • Providing leadership and strategic direction in workforce management across Westmead Hospital.
  • Optimising workforce capacity as part of the Hospital Executive Team.
  • Managing HR team in a business partnering model for cohesive workplace relations.
  • Supporting organisational change through strategic planning and workforce initiatives.
  • Collaborating with People and Culture directorate for consistency and specialist support.

How to Apply
Apply online by submitting your resume, cover letter, and addressing the criteria listed below by providing examples that demonstrate your ability before the closing date. 

  1. Proven experience working as part of an Executive Team of a large complex business, driving workforce capability to align with business objectives.
  2. Substantial experience in employment relations including advocacy, negotiation, dispute management and alternate dispute resolution skills in a highly complex industrial setting.
  3. Excellent strategic planning, change management, project management and policy/procedure development skills including the ability to make complex judgements and take initiative.

Requisition ID: REQ488350
Applications Close: 20th May 2024

Need more information?

People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, WSLHD will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.

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Westmead hospital car parking allocation model is changing. There is a waitlist for parking for new staff commencing at Westmead Hospital. This does not apply for staff with disability.

Please note: To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency.

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