Director – People and Culture

Posted 1 year ago

Type: Full Time
Salary: $110-120k + super + the benefits of salary packaging
Location: Redfern

The Organisation:
Welfare Recruitment Solutions have partnered with the Women’s and Girls’ Emergency Centre (WAGEC) to assist in the recruitment of a newly created Director of People and Culture position on a full time basis for an initial 2 year fixed term contract with the potential to extend/make permanent. Their vision is vision is to create safe futures for women and children and end gender-based violence in a generation.

The Role:
WAGEC are going through a period of transformational change as they amplify their social impact through organisational growth and expansion. The overall aim of this role is to ensure; “Our people are cared for so they can excel in their roles” by generating employee capability and satisfaction, implementing a robust HR system and creating a culture of safety. You will lead strategic projects, system development, implementation and delivery of ongoing operations related to human resources and organisational culture in an integrated manner with WAGEC’s Senior Leadership Team Leadership.

The Successful Candidate:
In order to be successful in this role, you will have the following:

  • Extensive experience in a Human resource and/or People and Culture roles, ideally in a social service organisation
  • Passion for WAGEC’s mission and for working in a purpose-driven organisation
  • Demonstrated experience working across end to end across HR functions and employee lifecycle
  • Thorough knowledge of, and ability to provide expert advice regarding HR, industrial relations and the evolving external regulatory and legislative environment
  • Demonstrated experience managing people in any capacity
  • Qualifications in HR are highly desirable but not essential

Further Info:
In return you will be offered a salary in the region of $110-120k + Super + the salary packaging benefits of working with a NFP organisation. Additional benefits also include:

  • 2 days paid wellbeing leave each year
  • $500 self-care allowance each year
  • Access to EAP

WAGEC are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse staff team. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and people from cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people.

If you think you have what it takes to do this role, but you don’t meet all our selection criteria, please get in touch anyway to discuss your situation. We recognise that sometimes the right person for a job is based in personal qualities and not just qualifications.

Only women may apply. Under Section 34(J) Discrimination Act 1991, it is a genuine occupational qualification to be female for this position.

For a full application we would like an up-to-date CV and a brief cover letter outlining why you think that you’d be a good fit for the role. To discuss the role further and to get the full position description please send me an email: or give me a call on 0406 664 779.