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Human Resources


Location: University Drive, Mt Helen, Ballarat
Post: PO Box 663, Ballarat VIC 3353 
Ph: (03) 5327 9756

Executive

Overall responsibility for leading the development and delivery of our people strategy focusing on key priorities of workforce planning, people and leadership capability, talent and performance management, organisational culture realignment and change agility.

PositionName Phone number
Director, Human Resources Deborah Walker (03) 5327 9718
Personal Assistant to Director, Human Resources Shelley Nash (03) 5327 9514
Manager, Organisational Development and Performance Anna Vagias (03) 5327 9207
Organisational Development and Learning Business Partner Lisa Pickering (03) 5327 9620

HR Business Partnering

Email: hr@federation.edu.au

Pro-active issue resolution, workforce planning, organisational and people capabilities (PRDP), performance, staff awards, organisational change and culture, employee wellbeing, EAP, return to work and WorkCover.

PositionName Phone number
Manager, HR Business Partnering Karen Willey (03) 5327 9366
HR Business Partner Ben Dulude (03) 5327 6239
HR Business PartnerCarl Trotta (03) 5327 9304
HR Business Partner Kelley Jones (03) 5327 9512
HR Business Partner Kristen Foster (03) 5122 6068
Injury Management and Wellbeing Coordinator Joanne Fiorenza (03) 5327 6197

HR Shared Services

Email: hr@federation.edu.au

Talent management (recruitment, selection, attraction and retention), remuneration (payroll and superannuation), academic promotion, maternity leave, immigration, systems (ESS, FedUni associates, PageUp, PRDP) and management information reporting.

PositionName Phone number
Coordinator, Human ResourcesRichelle Brehaut(03) 5327 9367
Coordinator, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander EmploymentKatrina Beer (03) 5327 9244
Human Resources Advisor Michelle Krutli (03) 5327 6737
Human Resources Advisor Laura Ryan (03) 5327 6479
Human Resources Officer Brigette Cunningham (03) 5327 6734
Administrative Officer (and Reception)Talisa White (03) 5327 9756

HR Systems and Analytics

Email: hr.systems@federation.edu.au

PositionName Phone number
Coordinator, HR Management Information Systems Andrew Christensen  (03) 5327 9157
HR Data and Systems Analyst Narelle Smith (03) 5327 6221

Payroll

Email: payroll@federation.edu.au

PositionName Phone number
Team Leader, Payroll Carole Nimmo (03) 5327 9519
Payroll Officer Alison Castley (03) 5327 6711
Payroll Officer Andrea Gedye (03) 5327 9576

Workplace Relations

Workplace agreements, employment legislation, workplace investigations, managing grievances, claims and disciplinary processes.

PositionName Phone number
Manager, Workplace Relations Andrew Wright (03) 5327 6501
Principal Industrial Relations Consultant Wes Walker (03) 5327 6807