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HR Systems Specialist - 12 Month Max Term

Job No: WaterNSW2554
Location: Parramatta

Ready to make a splash in your career? WaterNSW is seeking an experienced Safety People and Culture (SP&C) Systems Specialist to join our team on a 12-month Max Term.

This is an opportunity to work with an essential organisation creating a more sustainable future for the state.  

This role offers the flexibility to work around life, your contribution will be valued, and you’ll be supported to build a rewarding career. 


Our perks and Benefits:

At WaterNSW, we believe that our employees should be as well taken care of as our rivers, dams, and pipelinesthat’s why we offer a load of benefits.  

  • Flexible working  

  • Work a 9-day fortnight at Full pay on the Enterprise agreement  

  • Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave  

  • Fertility leave  

  • Yearly corporate wear allowance  

  • Professional development and educational assistance  

  • Salary Range starting from $126,780 + 11% Super  

  • And so much more! 


What you’ll do: 

  • Manage all aspects of HR systems throughout the employee lifecycle, ensuring alignment with WaterNSW culture and values.
  • Interface between HR and Digital to review business needs, identify change and improvements, and develop solutions from testing to implementation.
  • Oversee major HR systems upgrades, enhancements, and new implementations, and act as the point of escalation for system-related issues.
  • Manage competing resources and priorities, monitor deliverables, and ensure timely completion of fixes and enhancements.
  • Successfully and confidently engage stakeholders, establish relationships, and navigate an environment of significant change.
  • Conduct thorough process reviews and develop innovative strategies to enhance system and process efficiency to drive growth.


What we are looking for:  

  • Experience overseeing Human Capital Management System (HCM) & processes upgrades, enhancements, and implementations.
  • Proficient in reporting and data analytics tools like Power Suite (BI, App, Dataflow, Datamarts) in Microsoft Fabric/PowerBI,
  • Expertise in SQL, tabular data warehousing, and database modeling, along with knowledge of data governance principles.
  • Experience interfacing between different departments to review business needs, identify improvements, and develop solutions. From determining system requirements, conducting user training sessions, and facilitating system adoption.
  • Strong skills in engaging and presenting to stakeholders, building relationships, and navigating change.
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Highly desirable if you have experience with Success Factors, Workday or Dayforce.



How we will support you: 

At WaterNSW, we balance flexibility – and the way we work – with the needs of the business, our teams, and us as individuals.

When it comes to working in an office, we work in a hybrid way. If you’re required to be in the field or on site, the benefits of flexibility can be achieved in other ways, such as through a condensed work week.


We are proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities for women. Visit our WORK180 page to access our benefits and career development opportunities  


More about our team/ culture:

No matter how or where you work, safety is the number one priority. This means the physical and mental safety of you, your colleagues, and the public.


Who is WaterNSW? 

When people think of essential human services, water supply is one of the first things that come to mind - and that’s where WaterNSW comes in. We are NSW’s primary bulk water supplier, river operator and comprehensive provider for licensing, water trades and water information. 


Please note applications for this position will close on 21 May 2024. Reach out to Talent Acquisition Partner Azmine Amer at for any further queries.


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You must have full work rights in Australia to qualify for all positions at WaterNSW.  


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