Careers at the Brotherhood

HR Systems Consultant

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Work type: Maximum Term Full-Time
Location: Fitzroy
Categories: Payroll, Other

We’re looking for a professional HR Systems Consultant with relevant experience who wants to join our 2,000+ team of staff and volunteers to make a difference on a full time 18 months maximum term contract basis, working 38 hours per week based in Fitzroy.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) has a clear vision – an Australia free of poverty.
For over 90 years, we have worked with policy makers and the community for systemic change that will prevent and alleviate poverty in Australia.

We are passionate about the work we do.

We strive to create change that lasts for a more compassionate and just society - 
a society in which we can all fully participate in social, civic and economic life with the dignity and respect we all deserve.



This position will be responsible for managing, examining, maintaining and developing People and Culture systems, namely Chris21, PageUp, Kineo, CultureAmp and Microsoft dataverse, and associated integration files.

The position will work towards making People and Culture systems efficient and fit for functionality for the People and Culture team and organisational requirements. This position also responsible to train the other team members on their systems knowledge to be self-sufficient users and to support the implementation of future arrangements for systems remediation and improvement.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and identify software defects for other colleagues to take action on to maintain fully functioning applications software
  • Works without supervision and provides technical guidance when required on designing, implementing, maintaining and administering databases
  • Analyse user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems
  • Provide payroll support for key projects related to the implementation of new and existing processes, including but not limited to EBA increases, EBA implementation, STP requirements and end of financial year processing
  • Maintain oversight of systems upgrades and systems release notes, ensuring appropriateness of regression testing suite
  • Lead the system maintenance and housekeeping of all People and Culture systems, including expiring unused codes and forms and archiving processes
  • Please refer to the PD for full details.

This is a Full Time, 18 months maximum term contract.

Salary will be in the range of $95,000 to $100,000 per annum, based on skills and experience plus superannuation and attaractive salary packaging options.



Passion for supporting the mission of BSL, and delivering excellence in your role, are just the start.

To be considered for the role and be successful in it, we’re looking for someone who has the following key skills and experiences:

  • Proven experience working in a similar role
  • Minimum 3 years experience working with Chris21 payroll system, making system changes, designing reports and templates, amending and improving forms and functionality
  • Experience using PageUp and Microsoft Dataverse and power apps is an advantage
  • Excellent analytical skills and advanced computer skills including Excel
  • Experience working in project and BAU environments
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Forward thinking mindset with a keen desire to lead change
  • Strong stakeholder management skills with clear communication techniques
  • Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with and train staff
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Well-developed organisation and time management skills
  • Ability to solve complex issues



  • Extensive salary packaging options to reduce amount of tax you pay
  • Career development opportunities
  • Leave loading of 17.5%
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Other staff benefits, such as gym membership discounts



BSL employees enjoy a range of flexible work options and other attractive benefits. Recognising that there is no ‘one size fits all’ pattern of work–life balance, the organisation endeavours to provide options to suit the needs of all staff.


If this looks like a role that’s right for you, APPLY NOW or contact Imogen Tate on 0401 838 332 for a confidential discussion.

To view the Position Description to address the Key Selection Criteria, please click here 

Applications close: Sunday, 25 September 2022 at 23:55.

The Brotherhood of St Laurence adheres to Government mandates in relation to COVID-19.


We are an EEO and understand the importance of diversity and inclusion. We recognise that everyone has the right to an equitable, safe and productive environment and to be treated with dignity and respect.  We welcome applications from all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, cultural background, disability or sexual orientation. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment checks including criminal history and working with children. Recruitment decisions are based on the key inherent needs and requirements of each role, and candidates are selected based on their unique strengths and characteristics.  Applicants must have proof of working rights in Australia.

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