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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 ResourcesDeborah Walker (03) 5327 9718
Executive Project OfficerShelley Nash (03) 5327 9514
HR Support Officer (HR Graduate)Grady Snowden(03) 5327 6486

Organisational Development and Performance

Email: hr@federation.edu.au

PositionName Phone number
Associate Director, Organisational Development and Performance Anna Vagias (03) 5327 9207
Senior Organisational Development ConsultantLisa Pickering (03) 5327 9620
Organisational Development Services OfficerBraydan Allott(03) 5327 6402

Talent Acquisition

Email: hr@federation.edu.au

PositionName Phone number
Indigenous Workforce PartnerKatrina Beer(03) 5327 9244
Diversity and Inclusion PartnerElizabeth Spark(03) 5327 8104
Talent Acquisition PartnerKristie Husk(03) 4313 7945

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 well-being, EAP, return to work and WorkCover.

PositionName Phone number
HR Business Partner Ben Dulude (03) 5327 6239
HR Business PartnerCarl Trotta (03) 5327 9304
HR Business PartnerKelley Jones (03) 5327 9512
HR Business Partner Kristen Foster (03) 5122 6068
Wellbeing and Injury Management ConsultantJoanne 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
Team Leader, HR Client ServicesDeidre Lang(03) 5327 6523
Coordinator, Human ResourcesRichelle Brehaut(03) 5327 9367
Human Resources Advisor (returning August 2020)Michelle Krutli (03) 5327 6737
Human Resources AdvisorCailyn Incoll-McKay(03) 5327 6386
Human Resources Advisor (returning December 2019)Laura Ryan (03) 5327 6479
Human Resources AdvisorKerrie Terrill(03) 5327 6298
Human Resources Officer (returning January 2020)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 and BenefitsAmbra Sandwith (03) 5327 9519
Payroll Officer Alison Castley (03) 5327 6711
Payroll OfficerAndrea Gedye (03) 5327 9576
Payroll OfficerDhara Madhiwala(03) 4313 7926

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