About us

The Civil Service Human Resources Profession is building a strong HR community with a reputation for high performance and best-in-class professional development.

The Human Resources Profession is one of the Civil Service professions. It is responsible for building the connected and high-performing community of HR professionals the Civil Service needs. It provides professional development, training and networking opportunities to HR professionals across the Civil Service, and is led by the Civil Service HR function and its Chief People Officer Rupert McNeil.

Your Civil Service HR Career

The Civil Service HR Profession has developed job families to help HR professionals develop their HR career within the Civil Service. The job families, or career pathways, make up the Civil Service HR career framework Civil Service HR career framework (PDF, 1.8MB, 201 pages). There are 9 job families in the Civil Service HR Profession.

  • HR Business Partnering

  • Casework

  • Policy and Employee Relations

  • HR Operations

  • Organisation Design and Development

  • Learning and Talent

  • Strategic Workforce Planning and Resourcing

  • Diversity and Inclusion

  • Reward

Current civil servants who are members of the Civil Service HR Profession have access to the HR area of Civil Service Learning, designed to help navigate career paths and access the right training at the right time.

To learn more about HR careers in the Civil Service, visit the Civil Service Careers website.

To start a job search now, visit the Civil Service Jobs website.

HR Success Profiles

HR Success Profiles have been developed to support HR recruitment and the continued professionalisation of the HR Profession within the Civil Service. Guides for all grades can be found on the HR Success Profile guides page.

Corporate information

Jobs and contracts