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Remuneration Specialist – People Services

Seventh-day Adventist Church (SPD) Limited

Friendly and supportive team environment
Opportunity to learn and grow personally, spiritually and professionally
Flexible work arrangements with half day Fridays

Great opportunity to join the Division’s People Services team in this newly established role supporting the General Manager of People Services.

People Services promote and support good people management within the territory of the South Pacific Division (SPD) of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. We offer services to the Division head office as well as the broader mission field in areas of human resource management; learning, professional and leadership development; work health and safety; expatriate employee service and support; promotion of Adventist employment and volunteer opportunities. A key aspect of this is remuneration and data analytics to support decision making.

About the Role

As the Remuneration Specialist you will support the GM People Services with specialist research, wage data analysis and reporting to help support the overall people management strategy. We are seeking a qualified and experienced accounting or business professional who is self-motivated and mission service minded to join us in this vital role. You will also provide general administrative support to the GM People Services and work collaboratively with the People Services team and other key financial stakeholders to provide effective remuneration and analytical solutions.

The scope of this role includes, but is not limited to, management of small to medium sized remuneration projects, workforce insight analytics and reporting, financial modelling and budget analysis, market benchmarking, and support with preparing essential reports.

Selection Criteria


  • Practising baptised member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church with a strong commitment to its mission and lifestyle; and be eligible to hold the appropriate Church licence.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business, or finance.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in business analysis or a related field.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Exceptional analytical and conceptual thinking skills.
  • Advanced technical skills, particularly with data modelling and excel.
  • Experience creating detailed reports and giving presentations.
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • History of leading and supporting successful projects.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to lead and/or take directions.


  • Working knowledge of the Seventh-day Adventist Church structure and its management network and leadership functions throughout the South Pacific Division.
  • Ability to work autonomously and in multiple team environments working cross-collaboratively to meet deadlines.
  • Experience in job analysis, market benchmarking, job evaluation architecture and pay methodology.


  • Must show evidence of current unrestricted work rights in Australia.

Why work for us?

  • Strong Adventist ethos
  • Employee discounts for Adventist Education school fees
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Access to ACA Health private insurance
  • Opportunity to participate and contribute to ministry projects across the South Pacific islands.

For more information and a full job description please email SPD HR at [email protected].

To apply please provide a cover letter addressing the selection criteria, your resume, three work-related referees as well as the contact information of your Seventh-day Adventist Church pastor.

Only those who have the legal right to work in Australia may apply for this position.

The appointing body reserves the right to fill this position at its discretion and close applications once an appointment is made.

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