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Ref NumberAD 45/20
Position TitleWorkforce Planner
Closing Date18-Sep-2020
Division of Human ResourcesDepartment of AdministrationNasinu - Valelevu x 1
The Workforce Planner position requires the incumbent to work closely with the Director of Human Resources and Consultant Workforce Planning in-order to support the Colleges and Divisions in making human capital decisions. The incumbent will be required to support the delivery of an efficient and effective workforce deployment function which will include delivering human capital strategy and action plans that will help our clients (Colleges/Division) to meet their objective. This role will require a close liaison with the HR Partners and HR Analytics & Technology team in gathering, analysing data and supporting them in the development of staffing models which will reflect the right mix of academic and support positions depending on the student intake per programme and courses taught by a particular academic staff member. The role will contribute to the end-to-end workforce planning and resourcing function, utilising all available resources, packages, and tools.  
This is an intermediate level position within the Division and as such the position holder is expected to work with a significant degree of autonomy but seek directions from the Director and Consultant Workforce Planning on key issues surrounding workforce and operations.

• Update resource plan and generate basic report as and when required.
• Assist the Consultant in conducting gap analysis for the Colleges and develop strategic workforce plans.
• Collect, clean and categorise staff data for further analysis.
• Provide recommendation on how to structure the staffing model and deploy the workforce.
• Assist in developing action plans to implement the strategies and measures for assessing strategic progress including recruiting, training/retraining, restructuring, succession planning and technological enhancements.
• Provide recommendation on refining reporting strategies to support the strategic workforce plan.
• Monitor progress against initiatives implemented, assess for continuous improvement, and adjust the plan to make corrections and address new workforce issues. 
• Recommend optimal staffing level based on historical data, predictive modelling and scenario-based analysis.
• Maintain strong working relationship with key stakeholders.
• Work closely with the Consultant Workforce Planning in articulating workforce demands for the Colleges and Divisions.
• Assist the Consultant Workforce Planning in mapping competencies and position descriptions to career pathing.
• Keep an up to date record of conditional contracts.
• Engage in developing, utilising and maintaining HR systems and controls for tracking HR-related processes and project initiatives. Examples include using UIMS (University Integrated Management System) databases and dashboards to track compensation and benefits data and employment records for planning, reporting and compliance. The position holder will be responsible for the integrity of the HR’s data and processes within this department and will ensure seamless flow information through to the other internal stakeholders. This includes working with the HR Analytics & Technology department to ensure that relevant tools and dashboards are developed for internal stakeholder reporting.
• To undertake special projects assigned by the supervisor from time to time.

Person Specification:
• A recognised degree in HRM, Mathematics, Statistics, or any relevant field
• At least 3 years of experience covering various aspects of HR; relevant experience in understanding data analysis and reporting; demonstrated appropriate level of computer literacy with particular proficiency in Microsoft Office and proven ability to quickly learn new computer applications; excellent analytical and written English skills, able to solve complex business problems; work autonomously to achieve goals with minimal supervision. 

• Post graduate qualification; experience in the tertiary education sector; experience working in an HR department in a university/tertiary institute; experience in working in a large organisation in HR and or management positions; experience in working with HRIS systems and knowledge of legislative requirements.  

Salary Base salary of FJ$34,105.00 plus 5% superannuation 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may contact:

Name: Dharmend Chand Email
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Application Details

All applications are to include:
 • A covering letter of application addressing each of the criterion of the person specifications above, evidencing how your qualifications and experience meet the criteria. Guide on how to address your claims against the selection criteria can be downloaded from the link below.

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This covering letter will form the main basis for shortlisting. Failure to provide this covering letter will result in your application not being considered.

• A detailed CV and certified copies of all academic transcripts, three referees, with full contact details, including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. Candidate should state their relationship with each referee (e.g., line manager, former postgraduate supervisor)

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