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Senior HR Officer - Alice Springs

NPY Women's Council
  • People of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Permanent full time.
  • Generous leave entitlements.
  • Relocation assistance provided.

Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Council was founded and is still led, governed and directed by women from the NPY region. It was created to give a voice to women across 26 desert communities in the cross-border regions of Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory. Today, we continue to provide progressive, innovative and evidence-based work in service delivery, advocacy and support.


The People and Workplace Services (PAWS) team are responsible for delivering operational excellence to the employees and clients of NPY Women’s Council (NPYWC). PAWS are a business support team that includes Human Resources, Business Support, and Property and Vehicle Maintenance. It also forms part of a wider Corporate Services division that includes Communications, Finance and Information Technology.


This role is a generalist role working across a number of HR portfolios. It will take the lead in a wide range of HR administrative, advisory and systems support, as well as being involved in strategic HR projects and supporting the PAWS Manager. The position will provide growth and the chance to work in a team that values creative thinking, flexibility and wellbeing.


You will have at least three years’ experience in a HR role, with an understanding of community and/or government organisations. You will have exposure to all aspects of the employee life cycle, particularly recruitment and employee onboarding, and ideally you will have some experience coordinating staff training and professional development. You will also have experience working with or managing a HRIS. You will have relevant tertiary qualifications, such as in Human Resources, Psychology or Business Administration.

You will enjoy working with a diverse range of people and needs, and you will be flexible, personable and dedicated to providing excellent HR service to the business.

We offer a range of benefits and you will join a diverse and inclusive organisation in an environment and landscape unique to Australia. NPY Women’s Council was founded and is still led today by women from the NPY region and you will be part of something much more significant than just a job.

Underpinning this will be a competitive, above award based salary, superannuation, salary packaging benefits, 5 weeks of annual leave, 3 days of additional leave, annual retention bonus and generous personal leave to care for you and your family. We also provide a robust orientation program and ongoing support and supervision.


  • Please click 'Apply Now' and you will be redirected to our website where you can complete the online application.
  • Please submit both a comprehensive covering letter and resume.
  • A full Position Description is attached below
  • For enquiries about the role, please contact People and Workplace Services on 08 8958 2329.

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