Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade DFAT
Personnel Officer
Auditing, Taxation, Financial accounting/Operations, Payroll officer
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About the Organization:

The role of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is to advance the interests of Australia and Australians internationally. 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.

Position: Personnel Officer

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage recruitment processes across the region, liaise with relevant stakeholders to determine job criteria, shortlist applications, coordinate interviews, and notify successful and unsuccessful applicants.

  • Advertise job vacancies using E-recruitment software and other media.

  • Manage LES on-boarding processes, organise incoming staff inductions and provide initial briefings to LES on conditions of employment.

  • Coordinate A-based staff briefing schedules.

  • Organise pre-employment medical and background checks for LES.

  • Respond to local and regional queries on employment conditions and policies.

  • Resolve system related issues for users of E-recruit and leave management systems.

  • Build and maintain relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders including medical centres, software providers and local lawyers.

  • Undertake audits of HR processes to ensure compliance with relevant policies and controls, and perform quality control checks on HR data.


  • Graduate degree in Human Resources (HR). A post-graduate degree in HR is preferred.

  • A minimum of three years’ experience working in HR and managing recruitment processes.

  • The ability to understand, interpret and apply Indian labour laws, and other policies and guidelines.

  • High levels of integrity and accountability in decision-making.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to build and maintain relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.

  • Ability to prioritise tasks and meet tight deadlines.

  • Demonstrated ability to use the Microsoft Office suite of programs and HR software systems.

  • Sound written and spoken English and Hindi communication skills.

How to apply

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