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People & Culture Coordinator

  • Friendly, energetic & collaborative team culture!
  • Variety of staff benefits offered including flexible work arrangements & Health/Wellness program
  • Immediate start – ongoing training, mentoring and support offered

Carroll & O’Dea Lawyers is a mid-tier law firm with offices in Sydney, Parramatta, Campbelltown, Melbourne, Wollongong and Newcastle. We offer specialist legal services in property, commercial, litigation and dispute resolution, employment & industrial relations and plaintiff personal injury law. Our clients include a broad cross-section of corporate, government, not for profit, SME and personal clients.


The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and proactive People & Culture Coordinator to join our P&C team, based in our Sydney CBD office. Working alongside a collaborative team, this role will involve a variety of generalist HR tasks including all matters of recruitment, employee life cycle, payroll support, managing employee records and involvement in key HR projects – to name a few.

We are ideally seeking a P&C professional with a minimum of two years’ experience in a P&C generalist role, to provide exceptional recruitment and organisational support, to ensure the smooth operations and success of the P&C team within the wider Firm.

This role is suited to well-presented candidates who have a genuinely proactive, enthusiastic attitude and passionate work ethic. In this role you will enjoy and benefit from a highly collaborative, supportive and friendly team to continue to build on an excellent culture.


Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Managing end-to-end recruitment and selection for the Firm; drafting/posting job advertisements, short-listing candidates, interviewing, reference checks, staff onboarding and induction
  • Communication with external parties; Recruitment agencies, candidates and general enquiries
  • Frequent liaison and communications with the Learning & Development (L&D) Team and Office Coordinators to deliver seamless induction/training for all staff
  • Assisting Payroll in line with the Firm’s pay cycle
  • Coordination and overall management of all outgoing contracts, letters, payroll forms and supplementary documents
  • Assistance in developing and implementing the Firm’s annual performance review and remuneration program
  • Preparation of monthly HR metrics & reports
  • Management and maintenance of all staff/personnel files
  • Providing general support for the wider HR, L&D & Payroll teams as required

Successful candidates will have:

  • A minimum of two years’ experience within a similar recruitment-based role together with tertiary qualifications (essential)
  • A demonstrated understanding of the Legal Services Award (2020), NES & Fair Work Act (2009) (preferred)
  • Previous experience within the legal/professional services industries (preferred)
  • A keen interest in encouraging change, growth, and collaboration
  • Broad knowledge of HR-related disciplines and organisational procedures
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality and handle matters with sensitivity
  • Confidence to liaise with staff, clients and professionals at all levels
  • Excellent interpersonal, spoken and written communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and multi-task with exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong proficiency in Office 365 and Outlook skills

If you’re interested in this role and what we have to offer, please proceed with your application via SEEK. Alternatively, please send your CV together with a cover letter to Amy Pearman, People & Development Coordinator at

Apply on SEEK here.

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