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Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade : Assistant Manager – HR

Full Job Description

  • Fixed Term (12 months), Full-Time
  • INR 74,942 per month
  • New Delhi, India


About the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

The role of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is to advance the interests of Australia and Australians internationally. This involves strengthening Australia’s security, enhancing Australia’s prosperity, delivering an effective and high-quality overseas aid program and helping Australian travellers and Australians overseas.

The department provides foreign, trade and development policy advice to the Australian Government. DFAT also works with other Australian government agencies to drive coordination of Australia’s pursuit of global, regional and bilateral interests.

About the Position

This position is a leadership role in support of the Human Resources Manager (HRM) and provides general HR administrative and operational support to employees at the High Commission and at a range of other posts in the region including Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Dhaka, Colombo and Kathmandu. The New Delhi HR team currently provides support to 100 Australia-based (A-based) staff and 400 Locally Engaged Staff (LES).

For more detailed information please view the Position Description.

Employment conditions

Subject to the successful completion of six months probationary period, satisfactory medical check and background verification, the successful applicant/s will be offered a fixed term (non-ongoing) 12 months contract. The successful applicant will be expected to commence duty within one month of being advised of the selection for the position.

Commitment to diversity

The Australian High Commission is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce. We are looking for people who share our values and who are as diverse as the community we serve.

Note: Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to respond to each applicant. We endeavour to respond to applicants of interest within a period of three to four weeks from the application closing date. If you are not requested to attend an interview, please assume that your application has not been successful.

Only candidates who complete their application online will be considered. Email applications are not accepted.

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