People, Culture and Safety Manager

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People, Culture and Safety Manager - WA Football Commission
The People & Culture Coordinator will provide human resources support throughout WAFC, including but not limited to areas of recruitment, onboarding, HR administration, work health and safety, training and development, employment, and industrial relations

About Us:
The West Australian Football Commission (WAFC) is the peak Australian Rules Football body in Western Australia and plays a key leadership, governance, and funding role to football throughout the State, whilst also driving the overall development and growth of the sport.

The WAFC is a not-for-profit organisation that plays an important role in the on-going development of football across all communities.

We are passionate about what we do and the people we work with. Our environment is welcoming, diverse, collaborative and team driven.

Our Values:
Our organisational values are front and centre of everything we do. Every service we provide, every interaction we have, and every employee behaviour provides evidence and validates these values:

  • Our People
  • Being our very best
  • Our relationships
  • Leading our industry

Working at the WAFC is more than just a job, you will be joining our WAFC family, you will love what you do and the people you work with.

About The Role:
To provide support to the People, Culture & Safety Manager and across the organisation. The People & Culture Coordinator will provide human resources support throughout WAFC, including but not limited to areas of recruitment, onboarding, HR administration, work health and safety, training and development, employment, and industrial relations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • End-to-end recruitment including advertising, shortlisting, interviews, pre-employment checks and offer;
  • Drafting of employment contracts, employment variations and volunteer agreements;
  • Coordinate the induction program and provide departmental managers ongoing support throughout the on-boarding and off-boarding processes;
  • Manage and maintain the People, Culture & Safety databases, folders and employee files;
  • Assist with the implementation of the Human Resources Information System database and create learning resources for hiring managers
  • Coordinate approval and booking for all training and development requests;
  • Support management and employees in the interpretation and adherence to HR policies, procedures and employment agreements;
  • Coordinate HSE Committee documentation including the agenda and minutes;
  • Oversee the preparation of monthly reports on HSE performance including metrics, trends and other indicators;
  • Assist with the coordination and set up of events including staff meetings, farewell and anniversary functions;
  • Contribute to the development and review of HR Policies and Procedures

Eligibility To Apply
To be considered you will need to demonstrate the following essential criteria:

  • Demonstrated experience in a similar human resources role (minimum of 3 years) with a sound knowledge of contemporary HR practices (E)
  • Demonstrated experience in the implementation and maintenance of HR Information Systems and other databases (preferably ELMO) (E)
  • A proactive, professional, and customer-focused approach with the ability to influence and negotiate effective outcomes with a broad range of people from a variety of backgrounds and effectively contribute to a team environment (E)
  • Experience working with a variety of internal and external stakeholders (E)
  • Demonstrated experience in the interpretation of legislation, policies and procedures (E)
  • Demonstrated experience in identifying improvement initiatives (E)
  • Tertiary qualification in Human Resources or related discipline (D)
  • Demonstrated understanding of payroll processing requirements would be an advantage (D)

Why Work For Us:
We facilitate an infectious culture that makes coming to work a rewarding experience.

  • Free Onsite Parking
  • Access to onsite gym
  • Birthday leave
  • EAP service
  • Salary Packaging capped benefits to $15,900 per annum and novated leases
  • Access to professional development
  • Monthly social gatherings with food and drinks provided
  • Social Club activities

Apply Now!

A full detailed Position Description is available upon request by emailing We encourage you to visit our website

Applicants are required to submit a Cover Letter and Resume online via SEEK to be considered for shortlisting.

Applications close 4.00pm Friday 27th January 2023.

We reserve the right to close applications prior to the closing date.

All applicants will be required to present a current Police Clearance (no older than six months), and hold an “up-to-date” Covid-19 vaccination status prior to commencement

The West Australian Football Commission is committed to equal opportunity in employment and the principles of diversity. Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people with a disability and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.


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