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Kronos UKG Expert / HRIS Functional Applications Administrator - Flexible Location

Life Without Barriers (National)

About the Organisation

Make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable Australians with this unique opportunity to provide both corporate expertise and community support. With a focus on people, not profit, Life Without Barriers’ corporate services team partners with our direct support staff, clients, and their families to ensure we continue our mission to change lives for the better.  If a truly inclusive, collaborative, and fast-paced work environment sounds like your next career move, this is an opening not to be missed.

Life Without Barriers is a leading social purpose organisation of 8,000 employees working in more than 500 communities across Australia. We support children, young people and families, people with disability, older people, and people with mental illness. We work with people who are homeless and refugees and asylum seekers.  Join a community of people dedicated to breaking down barriers.

We want to employ people who reflect the diversity of our clients to ensure we can support each client's individual needs and wants. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background and people with disability to apply.

About the role

Working within our Shared Services department, you will be a key Kronos/UKG administrator, responsible for the administration, configuration, and maintenance of our Kronos/UKG system, which we use for Award Interpretation, rostering/scheduling, and time and attendance.

This is a permanent full-time role with flexible location.

Key Responsibilities

  • Administration and support of Kronos/UKG
  • Configure and provide coordination and expertise in:
    • maintenance and updates relating to award interpretation, rostering, time and attendance, business modelling and costing
    • Pay Codes, Work Rules, Integrations, Interfaces, Advanced Scheduler
    • Data integration and upgrades
    • Daily Kronos/UKG tasks, and Project tasks and deliverables
  • Provide advice to business on best use of Kronos/UKG and available solutions, and actively contribute to the on-going development of HRIS solutions
  • Develop strong relationships with stakeholders (Shared Services, ICT, P&C and beyond) to ensure LWB HRIS solutions match business requirements and assist with change management solutions
  • Manage incidents, problems and requests, and functional issues through to completion within agreed time frames
  • Document:
    • Kronos/UKG system diagrams and flows
    • Change & Release and Testing documents
    • Processes and procedures
    • User documentation and Training
    • Project documentation
    • Communications

Skills & Experience

  • An expert in Kronos/UKG, with extensive experience as a Kronos/UKG administrator
  • Demonstrated in-depth knowledge, skills and confidence configuring Kronos/UKG, incl. Award Interpretation, Pay Codes, Work Rules, Interfaces, Scheduling, Advanced Scheduler
  • Previous experience as a system/applications administrator in a medium/large organisation
  • Demonstrated experience providing frontline functional user support for HRIS
  • Experience working with change governance frameworks and protocols, incl. change implementations and testing, and creating supporting documentation for processes and procedures, testing and training
  • Demonstrated experience in troubleshooting issues quickly, identifying and analysing solutions in a timely manner, and managing competing priorities and delivering high quality outcomes within agreed timeframes
  • Confidence engaging business users to capture issues and business requirements, and ability to work closely with a range of stakeholders including managers, peers, employees, external organisations, service providers
  • Exceptional communication skills, including written and verbal
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously to meet deadlines and produce quality work

Successful candidates will be required to clear probity checks including National Criminal History Record Check and Working with Children Check (where relevant to the role).


  • Join one of Australia’s largest social purpose organisations
  • Permanent full time role, with flexible location
  • Excellent tax benefits & monthly rostered days off

How to Apply

Include your resume and covering letter in one document, click ‘Apply’ and follow the prompts. For any enquiries including persons with disability that require adjustments, contact recruitment@lwb.org.au using the subject line: Kronos UKG Expert / HRIS Functional Applications Administrator - Flexible Location enquiry via EthicalJobs.

To be considered for and appointed to a position at Life Without Barriers, you must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or hold a valid medical exemption certificate.  You will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status during the recruitment process.

We are dedicated to playing our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and bring continuity of care and support to our clients. With this in mind, if you are successful, we will discuss with you an alternative to a face to face interview.

Life Without Barriers supports the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability. We believe people with disability need to be heard and for these experiences to influence how support services like ours are delivered. View our statement here.

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