First listed on: 02 May 2023

 People & Culture Coordinator (Fixed-Term Job Share)


Who are we? 

Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) is an accomplished airport operator which owns and operates Gold Coast, Townsville, Longreach, and Mount Isa airports – connecting the Gold Coast and northern NSW, along with regional Queensland, to the rest of the country and beyond. We are an Australian-owned company with a vision to engage customers, connect communities and deliver exceptional experiences – and a commitment to delivering for the communities where we operate.  

QAL is formally recognised as a ‘Great Place to Work – Certified’ organisation – currently the only airport operator in Australia with this certification. QAL is dedicated to a target of net zero Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions by 2030. With strong passenger numbers, terminal upgrades underway, and the Gold Coast Airport’s new terminal expansion officially open - there has never been a better time to join QAL. 

What will you contribute to? 

An exciting opportunity has recently become available for a well-organised, motivated, and diligent HR Coordinator to join the People and Culture Team. This is a part-time parental leave role on Thursdays and Fridays until Friday 3 May 2024. The People and Culture Coordinator role reports to the People and Culture Manager and contributes to varied human resources functions and processes including performance management, recruitment, and selection, training, and onboarding.

Please call out in your cover letter why this part-time fixed-term role on Thursdays and Fridays suits your lifestyle and career preferences.

Nathalie has been a member of the People and Culture Team since 2018 and shares her unique experience working with QAL. 

“I absolutely love working at QAL. Having previously worked in both generalist and specialist HR roles, QAL brings me the best of both worlds, the opportunity to work across different areas of People and Culture (P& C) and the depth of driving key projects to support our People Strategy. 

Our P&C team are high performing, fast-paced and absolutely committed to the implementation of best practices, and contemporary HR practices. We were so proud to have been finalists in the HR Team of the Year for the HR Awards in 2019 and love working closely together to kick goals.  

Finally, I highly value the ability to work flexibly in my role as an HR Leader. We all know that ‘life happens and the support to work in this way has meant that I can continue to focus on my professional achievements, and my caring responsibilities and achieve ultimate work-life balance.” 

How will you make an impact? 

In this high-performing fast-paced team, we are looking for an exemplary team player who shares our passion for delivering superb business results through the development and growth of people. A fantastic opportunity for a recent HR Graduate, or someone with a few years of foundational understanding, you will deliver value on a range of activities across the Talent Lifecycle that support and enable the QAL strategic pillars. 

Key Deliverables/responsibilities include but are not limited to; 

  • Coordinate the talent acquisition process by assisting hiring managers in shortlisting candidates, designing interview guides, performing reference checks, as well as developing and issuing employment contracts. 
  • Develop and maintain new starter onboarding programs, including face-to-face sessions.  
  • Coordinate separation process for employees (including liaising with Payroll, Finance, Technology and Leaders) to successfully off-board employees from the business.  
  • Carry out administrative functions including but not limited to; data entry, reporting and maintenance in relevant HRIS to ensure records are accurate and up to date.  
  • HRIS maintenance, testing, data checks, fault-finding, resolution and managing user access. 
  • Support the P&C Managers in the delivery and rollout of P&C-related systems including process and quality management.  
  • Coordinate P&C training and information sessions (i.e., Skyward Bound, Munch N Muse, general training) as required.  
  • Identify and coordinate QAL Compulsory Training through the online Learning Management System (LMS) in line with QAL’s ‘Compulsory Training Matrix, including regular reporting for Leaders.  
  • Coordinate and supervise internships and work experience opportunities through our educational partnerships.  
  • General administrative duties such as minute taking, diary and meeting coordination of Leader, event planning, email management and travel bookings.  

What you will bring to the role?

  • Optional experience in an HR or administrative role. 
  • Ideally holding qualifications in Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Organisational Development, Change Management or Behavioural Sciences. 
  • Analytical and critical thinking competencies. 
  • Outstanding attention to detail and motivated self-starter. 

What do we offer you? 

As the only Australian Airport Operator to be awarded Great Place to Work accreditation, this is an opportunity to be part of a progressive organisation and assist in the transformation and growth of the business. Flexible working options are available for all employees. At QAL, we uphold the philosophy that the smooth integration of life and work benefits all. We call it Living Well. 

If you are interested in this role and would like to explore in more detail the key responsibilities, please obtain the position description at:  

QAL supports an inclusive approach and values diversity within the workplace. We aim to provide opportunities that allow individuals to reach their full potential regardless of their background, gender, age, work status, religious or cultural identity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply 

The successful candidate will be required to adhere to QAL’s Drug and Alcohol Management Plan (DAMP, which includes pre-employment Drug and Alcohol Testing and have the ability to obtain an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC). 

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