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HR Advisor

LocationBrisbane, QLD
Work TypeFull time
Positions1 Position
Job no: TJ96K

Are you an HR generalist looking for a truly varied role that you will thoroughly enjoy? Then this could be what you are looking for.

  • Corporate Brisbane office with parking.
  • Leading and rapidly growing civil contractor.
  • Permanent, varied, and impactful role


About us

CMC is a privately owned, highly respected, Queensland-based civil contractor. With a strong focus on people, culture, and services, plus a great track record in delivering multi-million-dollar civil works across Queensland and NSW, we are rapidly growing - and we want you to come along for the ride.


About the role

We like breaking the mould and putting it back together in a better way.

If you feel the same, read on.

Supporting our Executive Manager of People & Culture you will be assisting in the implementation of robust policies and procedures that align with the strategic development of the organisation.

Based at our head office in Eagle Farm, Brisbane, you will be working Monday to Friday 8 am – 5 pm, with occasional flexibility required to accommodate business needs.

Some travel may be required for meetings, training, or other work-related activities.

Your responsibilities will involve employee relations, industrial relations, administration, recruitment, diversity and inclusion initiatives, and staff surveys.

Here’s a snapshot of what you will be involved with.

Policy and Procedure Implementation

Collaborate with the Executive Manager of People & Culture to develop and implement effective HR policies and procedures that support the strategic goals of CMC.

Ensure compliance with relevant legislation and regulations in all HR activities.


Employee Relations (ER) and Industrial Relations (IR)

Provide advice and guidance to managers and employees on employee relations matters, including grievances, disciplinary actions, performance management, and conflict resolution.

Assist in managing ER/IR cases and investigations, ensuring fair and consistent outcomes.



Maintain accurate HR records, including personnel files, contracts, and other relevant documentation.

Assist with HR administration tasks such as onboarding, offboarding, leave management, and HR reporting.


Recruitment and Selection

Support internal and external recruiters and associated processes as required by coordinating job postings, reviewing applications, conducting pre-screening interviews, and managing candidate communication.

Participate in interview panels, providing input on candidate selection and ensuring a fair and unbiased recruitment process.


Staff Surveys

Coordinate and oversee staff surveys to gather feedback on employee engagement, satisfaction, and areas for improvement.

Analyse survey results and collaborate with the Executive Manager of People & Culture to develop action plans based on feedback.


Diversity and Inclusion

Support the development and implementation of initiatives to promote diversity and inclusion within CMC.

Collaborate with internal stakeholders to foster a culture of inclusivity and equality.



About you

To join our talented team, you will need the following:


  • A Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or related field;
  • Proven experience working in a generalist HR role, with a focus on employee relations, industrial relations, and administration;
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting recruitment activities, including conducting interviews and managing candidate selection processes;
  • Strong understanding of HR policies and procedures, employment legislation, and best practices;
  • Experience in coordinating and analysing staff surveys, with the ability to drive continuous improvement initiatives based on feedback;
  • Knowledge of diversity and inclusion principles and experience in implementing related initiatives is desirable.



Great, let’s talk.

Please submit your application now or contact Amanda Datchens on 0406 536 256 or at amanda.datchens@cmc.net.au.


We respect your time and interest so you will receive a response, whether shortlisted or not.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we acknowledge that diversity strengthens our culture and invite all to apply.

We are a proud member of NAWIC - the National Association of Women in Construction.

No agency emails or calls please – we will reach out to our preferred suppliers at a later date if necessary.