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Julia Burns Consulting

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory


Company Description

Julia Burns Consulting is a Human Resources consultancy company which helps organisations build productive, harmonious workplaces. We support individuals, leadership teams and organisations through strategic and targeted services. Julia Burns Consulting ... more

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Employment History

Group Manager Head of Corporate

Fair Work Ombudsman

Head of Corporate

Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman

Human Resources Manager

Australian Public Service


Certified Member
Australian Human Resources Institute

Australian Institute of Company Directors

Diversity Council


Bachelor of Arts with Honours


Graduate Diploma

Human Resource Management

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Su Kearns

Su is an experienced HR professional with a career spanning 25 years in both the public and private sector. Prior to moving into strategic HR Consulting in 2013, Su was the Group Manager (SES Band 2) Head of Corporate for the Fair Work Ombudsman. Prior to her APS career Su held senior HR positions in the private sector. Her extensive and practical HR expertise was recognised by her peers when she won the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) HR Leader of the Year in 2011.
Su has an excellent understanding of managing an APS workforce, and of integrating best practice HR strategies into an APS wide framework. She has an interest in performance management both at a systems level and also in assisting individuals and managers through complex performance scenarios.
Su holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons Psychology; Dual Major Education) and a Grad Dip Human Resource Management. She is a certified member of AHRI and a qualified executive coach.

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Su Kearns

Su Kearns Group Manager, Corporate and Strategic Development Fair Work Ombudsman
Su Kearns is the Group Manager, Corporate and Strategic Development for the Fair Work Ombudsman. In this role she has responsibility for strategic human resources, leadership, learning and development, internal and external communications and business support functions. She has been a Human Resources professional for over 20 years, with senior roles in both the public and private sectors, and was a 2011 finalist in the Australian Human Resources Institute awards for the Dave Ulrich HR Leader of the year.
Su is passionate about leadership and the impact that HR can have on the success of an organisation. She has been instrumental in establishing a Diversity Council at the Fair Work Ombudsman, and has been involved in a number of leading edge leadership initiatives to assist in developing and embedding future organisational talent.

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Fair Work Ombudsman Group Manager of Corporate & Strategic Development, Su Kearns, has won a prestigious prize at the 2011 Australian Human Resources Institute National Awards.

Ms Kearns last night won the Dave Ulrich HR Leader of the Year Award, which acknowledges outstanding human resources practitioners and their contribution to business outcomes.
Judging for the award included considering each finalist's contribution on a range of criteria, including commitment, impact, innovation and credible activism.
Award judge, Dave Ulrich, said: "Su's work seems to be specific and pragmatic and she has a sense of how to turn HR practices into business realities and to build an organisation that has both a heart and soul and also financial results."
Fair Work Ombudsman Nicholas Wilson congratulated Ms Kearns on the Award.
"Su has been an active and inspirational advocate within the Fair Work Ombudsman for the contribution that really good human resources management can make to our overall performance and wellbeing," Mr Wilson said.
"Su is also a role-model for flexible working arrangements, showing it's possible to successfully advance your career while maintaining a four-day working week, including one of those days at home.

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Su Kearns

Su Kearns
Career Development Coach
Su Kearns is an experienced executive who has extensive expertise across the private and public sectors, working at a senior level in the areas of People Leadership, Human Resource Management and Corporate Services. Su is an innovative and successful practitioner who has been nationally recognised by her peers as a leader in her field, being awarded Australian Human Resources Institute- Human Resources Leader of the year for 2011.
Su has excelled at providing tailored solutions to a diverse range of organisations across all areas Human Resources, having particular focus on enhancing leadership capability, diversity and maximising the flexibility within organisations. This contribution was clearly recognised by her award and positioned her as key presenter at a number of leading Human Resource forums.
With Su's extensive experience across the public and private sectors it puts her in a solid position to provide key advice and mentoring to individuals who are making that transition between sectors. As well as continuing her passion in Human Resources by providing key advice and mentoring to human resource professionals to assist them in building strong partnerships and delivering quality results to their organisation.
Su's professional career has been within the private sector across financial services, retail and professional services with the last 10 years working in senior executive positions within the Australian Public Service.
Su holds a Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management and a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Psychology. She is a Certified Professional Member of the Australian Human Resources Institute (CAHRI), a level 1 alumni of the Institute of Executive Coaching and Leadership and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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