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Human Resources Operations Support and PMO Consultant

Job Level:  Professional

Sydney, NSW, AU, 2000

Due Date:  ASAP
Area of Expertise:  Human Resources
Unit:  Allianz Australia
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Temporary
ID:  9401


The Role:

We have a Human Resources Operations Support and PMO Consultant role commencing on a 9 mth contract, where the purpose of the role is to manage the HR PMO, inc project plans and reporting, as well as coordination of release management plans with local & global IT. The role will oversee operational activities and coordinate Human Resources initiatives and SuccessFactors change requests, in collaboration with internal stakeholders within the operating entity, locally and globally including subject matter experts and proactively manage issue resolution and escalation.



  •  Manage the relationship with Group Change Control team to continually improve processes, providing local input into governance for global HR processes, policies and data to support the target HR operating model.
  • Work with the Group Team to identify opportunities, address issues and inefficiencies, and ensure data and process quality to support the business including from a risk management perspective.
  • Responsible for driving and coordinating HR initiatives and change requests, in consultation with global and local IT, SMEs, selected vendors and consultants including impact assessments, testing and implementation activities.
  • Own the local process landscape including the WIKI, working with Human Resources process owners to ensure information is kept update and continuously improved.
  • Work closely with the local HR Systems and Operations, Learning Services and Centre of Expertise (CoE) teams to support stakeholder relationships across local Operating Entities, Group Central teams and Allianz Technology.
  • Support Project Managers and teams in adopting and implementing the various tools and controls defined by the project management office (PMO) on their respective initiatives or templates developed for use across HR projects and programs
  • Identify opportunities to improve the project management and software development processes in line with industry practices to improve uptake of the tools enhance project and program visibility and drive efficiencies.
  • Prepare reports and roadmaps across projects and initiatives to ensure that senior management have better visibility and can make informed decisions, including automation and consolidation of reporting requirements to support the continued delivery of reporting where possible.


To be successful:

  • You’ll require prior experience managing a HR Project Management Office (PMO), and through that have experience with working with IT release cycles and system development lifecycles.
  • Significant project management experience as well as HR experience in either a corporate or a consulting environment.
  • Proven capability to manage change through the initiation and promotion of organisational transformation, leveraging effective process, collaboration and communication to foster commitment and participation.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise effectively, organise tasks and manage competing resources and demands.
  • Experience in project management methodologies and frameworks.
  • Demonstrated strong ability to partner and collaborate effectively with stakeholders local and overseas, to establish strong professional relationships and influence outcomes
  • Ability to interpret and analyse large sets of data, extract meaningful insights and evaluate options for decision making and reporting.
  • Good understanding of all aspects of the systems/software development life cycle.
  • Demonstrated ability to partner and collaborate effectively with stakeholders to establish strong professional relationships and influence outcomes.
  • Pays high attention to detail by completing tasks with thoroughness and accuracy and has the ability to quickly identify errors or inconsistencies within information.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, capable of communicating with audiences at all levels with clarity, impact and influence..




About us:

Allianz is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. We do this through delivering a great customer experience that is the result of appreciating each other every single day, showing heart by really listening and seeing things from the perspective of others by always asking, "how can I help?". Allianz is committed to enabling a culture where inclusion is embedded, everyone belongs and new ideas are embraced. We welcome and value talent from all backgrounds, experiences and ways of working Please advise us if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process or perform the requirements of the role. As a requirement of your role, it may be necessary from time to time for you to attend the workplace. In accordance with our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, all entrants to Allianz operated workplaces in Australia (includes attending a customer or vendor site to conduct work on behalf of Allianz), must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (includes booster shot, where mandated by local health authority), unless the employee can present a valid medical exemption certificate.


Let's care for tomorrow. For a career with plenty of room to grow. Care to join us?