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  • Newly created position
  • Improve and streamline the operations of the admin and finance function
  • Williamstown location


Lucon Industries specialise in quarry, mine and heavy industrial maintenance and fabrication works. With two sites; Williamstown and Ballan, Lucon Industries is rapidly growing and expanding, with a new state of the art workshop to be completed in the coming months. Working closely with the owner and the Operations Manager this is a critical senior role to support the continued growth of Lucon Industries. With 28 employees across three business entities, this newly created role will lead the development, and implementation of enhanced systems and processes to streamline the finance and admin function.

Key Responsibilities will include:
  • Take full responsibility for the office management, overseeing a team of three to ensure all tasks are completed efficiently and accurately
  • Conduct financial tracking and tracing on jobs, financial reporting and reducing the accounting work performed by the external accountant
  • Management of budgets and targets; contributing to the development and implementation of finance and accounting metrics to measure business performance and reporting on these for management
  • Data Enhancement; utilising Xero for accounting tasks and Trak for job tracking and timesheets, improving the use of these systems and extrapolating data for decision making and streamlining
  • Manage the payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable functions
  • Provide HR and employee administrative support, including leave management, rostering and effective labour/resource management, HR compliance (employment contracts, position descriptions and policies and procedures)

About You
To be considered for this Office Management role, you must be able to demonstrate:

  • A proven background in a similar role with expertise in accounting/bookkeeping and human resources
  • Expertise in developing and implementing systems and processes for achieving efficiency, accuracy and automation of the admin and finance function to support the operations of the business; analytical expertise, problem solving, attention to detail and initiative are essential attributes for this role
  • Strategic – big picture thinking while not being afraid to roll your sleeves up and do the doing; this is a hands on role
  • Well developed skills in leading, managing, coaching, mentoring and developing team members
  • Highly effective communication skills with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships
  • Exceptional time management, organisation and prioritisation skills

In return, Lucon Industries offer a supportive and collaborative team environment where you will have the opportunity to shape this role and make it your own. Contribute your ideas and have a high level of responsibility and autonomy. An attractive salary is on offer and will be negotiated based on skills and experience.

Inspired? For further information, contact Ange Connor on 0407 833 152. To apply, please send your application letter and current resume to admin@inspirehq.com.au by close of business Tuesday 6th August 2024.

Inspire HQ exist to build great workplaces which includes helping the businesses we work with find great people just like you!

If this opportunity hasn’t got you excited or isn’t quite the right fit for you, we’d still love to chat with you about the job you are looking for and learn more about your skills and experience to see how we can assist you in finding a great job with an awesome employer. By the way, did you know not all our jobs are advertised?! To connect with us, contact Abbey Perkins, our Talent Associate, on 0429 843 433 or register your details using the below link and Abbey will reach out to you.
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  • Full time, HR Generalist role, working in a small HR team
  • Community focused not-for-profit organisation, 200+ employees
  • Work closely with the HR Director to innovate and develop a contemporary HR strategy and function

About ECKA

The Eureka Community Kindergarten Association Inc. (ECKA) is a not-for-profit Early Years Management (EYM) organisation that was founded in 2003 when six community kindergartens came together to establish the organisation. ECKA is committed to providing leadership and management to community-based early childhood education and care services; operating 29 early education and childcare services across Ballarat and surrounding local government areas, with a current workforce of 218.

ECKA’s organisation is built on the values of respect, compassion, courage, and collaboration which is lived out in their purpose of ‘Enriching children’s lives through learning’ – through delivering quality education and care services for children in their early years; and, working in partnership to identify, develop, and deliver services that meet the needs of families and communities.

About the role

The newly created role of HR Business Partner will report directly to the HR Director is a true HR generalist role that will provide HR support to a workforce of 200+ employees who are geographically dispersed. With a range of new people strategies to be developed, the HR Business Partner will work closely to operationalise the HR strategies, helping to position ECKA as an employer of choice into the future. You will work across the organisation, partnering with senior and middle management and all employees to provide advice, support, guidance, coaching and mentoring to help ECKA’s people be the best they can be.

Based at ECKA’s head office, located in Wendouree, the role will require visits to all ECKA sites to allow you to build rapport with employees across the organisation.

Your key areas of responsibility will include:

  • Ensuring compliance with legislation, regulations and best practice for all ECKA’s HR systems, processes, policies and procedures, employment terms and conditions
  • Implementing and overseeing performance appraisal and management frameworks which link with training and development initiatives
  • Managing the employee lifecycle
  • Managing and resolving complex IR & ER issues
  • Providing advice, support, coaching and mentoring to senior and mid-level managers on all things HR
  • Implementing and managing HR projects
  • Developing effective people and HR record keeping, data capture and systems

About you

This HR Business Partner role requires a proven background in a similar type role, where you’ll be able to demonstrate your broad experience across various HR functions including recruitment, employee relations, engagement and retention, workforce planning, compliance and organisational development. You will hold qualifications in a related discipline and/or equivalent experience.

Essential skills for success in this role are:

  • The ability to coach, mentor, influence and negotiate
  • High levels of confidentiality and discretion
  • Effective time management, being able to provide timely advice while juggling conflicting demands
  • Well developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Building rapport with both internal and external stakeholders
  • High levels of initiative and problem solving, being able to think on your feet
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to hone in on the detail

To be considered for this role you must hold or be willing to obtain:

  • Current Victorian Driver’s Licence
  • Cleared National Police Record Check
  • Valid employer Working with Children Check
  • Right to work in Australia
  • Be physically able to safely undertake all aspects of the position.

Inspired? For further information contact Ange Connor on 0407 833 152. A copy of the position description can be downloaded below by using the ‘Download Position Description’ button below.  To apply, please send your application letter and current resume to admin@inspirehq.com.au by close of business Thursday 1st August 2024.

Inspire HQ exist to build great workplaces which includes helping the businesses we work with find great people just like you!

If this opportunity hasn’t got you excited or isn’t quite the right fit for you, we’d still love to chat with you about the job you are looking for and learn more about your skills and experience to see how we can assist you in finding a great job with an awesome employer. By the way, did you know not all our jobs are advertised?! To connect with us, contact Abbey Perkins, our Talent Associate, on 0429 843 433 or register your details using the below link and Abbey will reach out to you.
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  • Lead a team of trusted, committed and enthusiastic property experts
  • Preferably Geelong based, with regular travel to the Ballarat and Bendigo offices
  • People leadership, management, engagement and culture focused role

About Colliers Geelong, Ballarat and Bendigo

Colliers Geelong, Ballarat and Bendigo are widely recognised across regional Victoria for their local unrivalled market knowledge and service, proactively working with investors, developers and owner occupiers to provide a breadth of specialised commercial real estate services including sales, leasing and property management. A team of trusted, committed and enthusiastic property experts, Colliers Geelong, Ballarat and Bendigo provide invaluable expertise across retail, office, industrial, rural/agribusiness and land sales.

With support from the broader Colliers group, nationally and internationally, Colliers Geelong, Ballarat and Bendigo, have Australia wide industry connections and their global reach is what sets them apart and allows them to create strategic partnerships and drive exceptional results.

A typical day as the Regional Manager looks like:

  • Driving the strategy and implementation of business growth strategies to support key growth objectives.
  • Providing effective leadership to the team, fostering a culture of collaboration, performance and success.
  • Coaching, mentoring, developing and supporting team members to be the best they can be.
  • Proactively managing the HR function.
  • Being accountable for the financial and operational performance of each of the offices.
  • Ensuring effective and efficient systems, processes and functions are in place to support and deliver on the agreed objectives and business outcomes
  • Building the brand and reputation of the three offices

Ideally, the Regional Manager will be based out of the Geelong office, however this is negotiable. Regular travel to each office will be required.

Success in the Regional Manager role will require:

  • A people person – someone who understands people, who genuinely cares about people and who is able to coach or manage individuals in a way that encourages their development, positively challenges them and promotes job satisfaction.
  • Proven experience leading outcome focussed teams – giving clear direction, analysing performance and promoting activity.
  • HR expertise; knowing and understanding the HR frameworks, systems and policies, best practice and legislative requirements to support the business and the employees
  • Networking ability; you will be connected in the community and have experience in developing relationships across Colliers community, promoting the Colliers brand positively as the spokesperson’ for the regional offices.
  • Expertise in the operations and financial functions of a business and be confident in reporting on outcomes and success of business activity, identifying areas for improvement or change.
  • Highly developed organisation skills, project and time management skills and a demonstrated ability to effectively plan, prioritise and delegate tasks.
  • A valid driver’s licence and the ability to regularly travel between the regional offices, Geelong, Ballarat and Bendigo.

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a police check prior to employment and will be required to have, or be willing to gain their Real Estate Agents Representative course.

Why join Colliers?

  • Benefit from a competitive remuneration package
  • Enjoy a day of gifted leave for your birthday – Birthday Leave’
  • Access a corporate benefits program including discounts on health and wellbeing, retail, travel and more – including reimbursement of two-thirds of your annual gym membership cost
  • Grow your career with professional development and opportunities for progression
  • Be part of a fantastic team culture that celebrates its team and achievements

Inspired? For further information and to request a copy of the position description, contact Ange Connor on 0407 833 152. To apply, please send your application letter and current resume to admin@inspirehq.com.au.

Inspire HQ exist to build great workplaces which includes helping the businesses we work with find great people just like you!

If this opportunity hasn’t got you excited or isn’t quite the right fit for you, we’d still love to chat with you about the job you are looking for and learn more about your skills and experience to see how we can assist you in finding a great job with an awesome employer. By the way, did you know not all our jobs are advertised?! To connect with us, contact Abbey Perkins, our Talent Associate, on 0429 843 433 or register your details using the below link and Abbey will reach out to you.
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  • Lead and manage the People and Safety function of a diverse and complex business
  • Family owned and operated business, family values and culture
  • 200+ employees across 3 states, national dealer network, 3 direct reports

Goldacres is an industry-leading manufacturer and supplier of world-class agricultural spray equipment. Family owned and operated, with a head office and manufacturing facility in Ballarat, three retail sprayer centres and dealer networks across Australia, Goldacres have a reputation for innovation, quality and adaptability.

From their inception in 1978, they have prospered by constantly re-inventing their products and business practices in a fast-changing landscape; turning ideas into reality to deliver sprayers which are truly Australia’s world-class sprayers.

Goldacres employs 200+ employees, with dedicated and specialised teams working across multiple functions of the business such as Engineering and Design, Supply Chain, Manufacturing and Trades, Sales and Product Specialists, Parts and Service, Marketing, Finance and People and Safety.

Reporting to the Managing Director, this role sits as part of the Leadership team at Goldacres and will provide leadership, coaching and mentoring across the business including leading and managing a team of three direct reports.

A key focus of the General Manager, People & Safety role is to partner with a wide range of internal stakeholders to consult and provide HR strategies and solutions that align with the Goldacres vision and values while enhancing culture and business performance. The capacity to provide leadership, facilitate change and support the achievement of business objectives while recognising the interdependencies across business departments will be critical to success.

Key areas of responsibility include:

Business Strategy and Leadership

  • Lead the development, implementation and regular review of HR Strategies and culture initiatives, to maximise employee engagement.
  • Partner with Senior Management, Managers and Supervisors in identifying business needs and solutions for organisation and functional structure, succession planning and employee development.
  • Analyse people data and trends in support of strategic priorities and initiatives

People Management and Development

  • Support management in the performance review and development of employees to maximise their potential
  • Oversee the training and development of Goldacres employees to support career progression and development, workforce and succession planning strategies
  • Lead employee value proposition initiatives to support talent acquisition and attraction, employee engagement and retention
  • Manage the industrial and employee relations functions
  • Ensure Goldacres has the right people in the right roles at the right time to be able to deliver on it’s strategy, goals and objectives
  • Develop and present options and solutions for HR issues and challenges, influencing and negotiating outcomes across the business.

Safety & Compliance

  • Lead and manage the work health and safety and employee wellbeing function of the business
  • Compliance of Federal and State workplace, safety, and workers compensation laws and regulations
  • Compliance of WorkCover and RTW processes, ensuring annual premium reviews are conducted
  • Compliance and development and maintenance of employee files, position descriptions and HR records
  • Ensure regulatory compliance of HR functions such as IR/ER, EEO, legislative compliance.

The role of General Manager, People and Safety exists due to the retirement of the current incumbent and while nothing is broken’ this is a role that offers an opportunity to build on solid HR foundations and bring new ideas. Success in the role will require qualifications in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related discipline and/or extensive HR experience coupled with a proven background in a HR leadership and management role.

You will have a strong knowledge of employment law, industrial relations, workforce planning, and HR best practice. This role will require the successful candidate to have capacity to operate at both a strategic and operational level, with business/commercial acumen and an appreciation and understanding of the complexities of the drivers of such a diverse business. You will have expertise in effectively translating strategy into day to day operational activities.

A proven background in leading, coaching, mentoring and developing people is critical with excellent conflict management and resolution skills and a flexible, adaptable, solution-focused, resilient approach.

Why Goldacres?
Competitive remuneration package
Be part of a local family-owned and operated business
Positive team-based family values culture
Be trusted and given the autonomy to perform your role while being acknowledged for your contribution
Monthly lunches
EAP & Wellness Program

Inspired? For further information contact Ange Connor on 0407 833 152. The position description for the role can be downloaded by using the ‘Download Position Description’ button below.

To apply, please send your application letter and current resume to admin@inspirehq.com.au

Inspire HQ exist to build great workplaces which includes helping the businesses we work with find great people just like you!

If this opportunity hasn’t got you excited or isn’t quite the right fit for you, we’d still love to chat with you about the job you are looking for and learn more about your skills and experience to see how we can assist you in finding a great job with an awesome employer. By the way, did you know not all our jobs are advertised?! To connect with us, contact Abbey Perkins, our Talent Associate, on 0429 843 433 or register your details using the below link and Abbey will reach out to you.
https://inspirehq.com.au/register/

An outstanding opportunity exists for an experienced, energetic Senior Sales Agent to join the team and support the recent expansion of the Integra Real Estate business.

With over 35 years operating in the Ballarat region and over 8,000 residential properties sold in that time, Integra has established itself as an industry leader in the Real Estate market.

A significant listing portfolio already exists for the 2024 calendar year and with an enviable long-term customer base, the successful applicant will coordinate the sale of established, newly constructed and under construction residential homes together with capitalising on a significant internal database and Integra’s extensive knowledge of the Ballarat property market.

Working from the flagship head office in Lucas, the role will have the support of an established knowledgeable Sales, Property Management and Marketing team with over 70 years’ experience in the property industry.

The real strength of working with Integra is the people. The working environment understands and focuses on the value of a happy, healthy and motivated staff group.

The successful agent will have a wonderful opportunity to work within a vibrant culture and further add value to the well-earned, enviable reputation within the Ballarat community.

Integra is looking for a professional individual with a proven, established background in Real Estate sales and strong industry experience.

If you’re already in the industry and your current environment does not meet your expectations or needs, it may be time to make a change and experience the exceptional benefits of working with the Integra Group.

The successful applicant will need to display;

  • Highly developed interpersonal skills.
  • A positive, resilient attitude.
  • An ability to network and build mutually beneficial relationships.
  • You are energetic and live and breathe Real Estate.
  • A strong understanding of what it takes to be a contributor to a successful team and positive culture.
  • A proven ability in database management.
  • A current Agents Representative certificate or Real Estate licence.
  • A current driver’s licence.

Integra Group

Integra is one of Regional Victoria’s leading diversified property businesses.

Established in 1985, Integra’s vision is to build happy and healthy communities where residents can live, work, play, learn, shop and love where they call home.

A multi-generational family business with an enviable reputation built around strong core values, Integra deliver award-winning residential communities and commercial developments to market, utilising their capacity and experience to deliver projects of scale and complexity.

The group boasts a vast portfolio of residential, civil and commercial developments across Regional Victoria and Southeast Queensland and has evolved to be one of consistent quality and industry-leading results.

Integra maintains a proud history and reputation of not just being a property development leader but a strong corporate contributor to the local community.

The group take their social responsibility very seriously and place an enormous focus on community involvement.

Integra is a dedicated and passionate contributor to the greater Ballarat region supporting many community and not for profit providers including the Ballarat Foundation, Fiona Elsey Cancer Research Institute, Salvation Army, Ballarat Basketball Association and the Avenue of Honour Committee amongst many others.

Inspired? For further information and a confidential discussion, contact Ange Connor on 0407 833 152. To apply, email your application letter and resume to admin@inspirehq.com.au

FILLED

  • Lead the Human Resources function with strategy
  • Early years management organisation, Not-for-Profit organisation
  • 2 year fixed term contract – Part-time 25 hours per week – Flexible hours

About ECKA
The Eureka Community Kindergarten Association Inc. (ECKA) is a not-for-profit Early Years Management (EYM) organisation that was founded in 2003 when six community kindergartens came together to establish the organisation. ECKA is committed to providing leadership and management to community-based early childhood education and care services; operating 29 early education and childcare services across Ballarat and surrounding local government areas, with a current workforce of 218.

ECKA’s organisation is built on the values of respect, compassion, courage, and collaboration which is lived out in their purpose of Enriching children’s lives through learning’ – through delivering quality education and care services for children in their early years; and, working in partnership to identify, develop, and deliver services that meet the needs of families and communities.

About the role
ECKA are investing in the future of their people and the organisation and have created the new position of Human Resources (HR) Director to join their team. The role will be responsible for leading the development and management of ECKA’s people management strategies, initiatives, programs, services and culture – supporting optimal organisational performance and productivity, ensuring alignment with the overall organisational strategy.

With a team of 4 direct reports, the role sits as part of ECKA’s Leadership team. and requires a strong strategic focus while still requiring you to be operational and hands-on. ECKA has experienced significant growth to date and with the opportunity to scale up for increased pre-prep hours and funded kinder services, the HR Director will lead the transformation of ECKA’s workforce to support the growth and quality service delivery.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead the development, implementation, monitoring, review and evaluation of an innovative People Plan, managing the design and delivery of a strategic workforce plan in accordance with ECKA’s strategy and business plans
  • Optimise the employee experience through innovative strategies and collaborate across the organisation to drive employment brand awareness and talent acquisition
  • Provide leadership to the HR team and ensure the efficient and effective delivery of services such as – organisation design, workforce planning, remuneration, recruitment, performance management, IR/ER compliance, succession planning, and capability development
  • Implement and lead diversity, equity and inclusion strategies and initiatives to promote and increase diversity at all levels of the organisation
  • Ensure the ECKA human resource policies and procedures are current, compliant, effective and align with ECKA’s people strategy
  • Oversee the setup and ongoing maintenance of HRIS and payroll systems (ADP) ensuring programs are being used to their full capabilities

About you
ECKA’s HR Director will have significant and demonstrated experience in leading the human resource function of a business, with experience developing, implementing, and delivering strategic people and workforce plans. A thorough knowledge and application of employment legislation, industrial relations, and employee relations is essential.

You will have experience in leading transformational change programs with demonstrated highly developed analytical and conceptual skills that deliver positive and innovative solutions. Skills in business planning, budgeting and cost management along with experience in researching and implementing fit for purpose technology applications and software is required.

Success requires the ability to engage, inspire, and lead high-performing teams across diverse and remote groups through highly developed interpersonal, collaboration, and conflict-resolution skills to motivate people to be their best.

Requirements of the role include:

  • Post-graduate qualifications in human resources, business management and/or a related discipline
  • A valid (employee) Working with Children Check
  • A cleared National Police Record Check
  • Current Victorian Driver’s License
  • Current right to work in Australia

Please note this is 2 year fixed term contract.

Inspired? To learn more about this opportunity please download the Job Profile Information Pack by using the ‘Download Position Description’ button below.

For further information contact Ange Connor on 0407 833 152.
To apply, please submit your application via email to: admin@inspirehq.com.au

Inspire HQ exist to build great workplaces which includes helping the businesses we work with find great people just like you!

If this opportunity hasn’t got you excited or isn’t quite the right fit for you, we’d still love to chat with you about the job you are looking for and learn more about your skills and experience to see how we can assist you in finding a great job with an awesome employer. By the way, did you know not all our jobs are advertised?! To connect with us, contact Abbey Perkins, our Talent Associate, on 0429 843 433 or register your details using the below link and Abbey will reach out to you.
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FILLED

  • A true office all-rounder’ role with a strong focus on systems and processes
  • Make a real impact and really own your role
  • Work in a small close-knit team, partnering with the owner of the business

The company
GB Fasteners is a locally owned and family-operated engineering product supplier, established in 1995. From humble beginnings, GB Fasteners have been proudly supplying their manufacturing and mechanical customers with everything from bolts and fasteners, compressors and generators, wheels and castors, drills and taps, and so much more for almost 30 years! GB Fasteners also services the public’s fastener needs.

The role
The Office Manager role is a newly created, full-time, position that aims to create efficiencies and streamline processes and systems across the administration and finance functions of the business. This role will call for a real Office All-rounder’ to be responsible for general administration, accounts payable, accounts receivable, human resources and payroll activities.

This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to really own their role and work closely with the owner of the business and General Manager. The role will assist in transitioning GB Fasteners’ existing systems and processes to more automated and effective systems using Xero, in conjunction with their time management and POS systems.

Duties of the role may include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring a central accounts inbox and responding to general accounts enquiries via the phone or email
  • Preparing financial reporting for management and external accountants
  • AP and AR functions – data entry, reconciliations, authorisations, processing of payments, processing of invoices etc using Xero
  • Balancing daily takings and preparing banking transactions
  • Processing of fortnightly payroll for their small team, including associated payroll functions such as superannuation, PAYG, WorkCover
  • Credit control and debtor management
  • General filing maintenance of all documentation – Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, payroll information, employee information, Workplace Health and Safety and WorkCover documentation
  • Data entry and general administrative tasks as required

Who are we looking for?
If you are the kind of person who thrives when developing and implementing new systems and processes and likes having variety in your day this may be the role for you! Be the captain of your own role and make a valuable impact on how the business is run.

This role is ideal for a true Office All-rounder’ with administrative and accounts experience. Our ideal candidate will be a numbers person with demonstrated experience in the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable (or bookkeeping) functions of a business and understands the importance of accuracy and record keeping.

You will:

  • Be proactive and takes initiative with a continuous improvement focus
  • Have a strong administrative background and be confident in establishing and implementing new processes
  • Have experience using Xero’s Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Payroll functions (or similar accounting software experience)
  • Be able to demonstrate a general understanding of payroll requirements/legislation and processes around injury incident reporting and WorkCover

Inspired? For further information contact Ange Connor or Abbey Perkins on 5331 1734. A full task list is available to download via the “Download Position Description” below. To apply, please send your application letter and current resume to admin@inspirehq.com.au

Inspire HQ exist to build great workplaces which includes helping the businesses we work with find great people just like you!

If this opportunity hasn’t got you excited or isn’t quite the right fit for you, we’d still love to chat with you about the job you are looking for and learn more about your skills and experience to see how we can assist you in finding a great job with an awesome employer. By the way, did you know not all our jobs are advertised?! To connect with us, contact Abbey Perkins, our Talent Associate, on 0429 843 433 or register your details using the below link and Abbey will reach out to you.
https://inspirehq.com.au/register/

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