Part A – Written or Oral Questions
You are the Human Resources Manager at Brambles. Your General Manager
has asked you to find a replacement for the current Finance Manager who has
just resigned. Within the finance department, there are five staff who report to
the manager who in turn reports to the General Manager. Responsibilities of
the Finance Manager include overseeing all matters related to finance, budgets,
payments and wages.
Name 4 different sources of information that will assist you in determining the
required skills and qualifications for the Finance Manager position.
List five different legislations that you need to comply with when conducting
interviews and/or writing job descriptions, advertisements and interview
Write a full job description including person specifications for the role of
Write a full job advertisement for this position addressing details of the job
description developed in question 3.
Where will you advertise this position?
When do you need to hire for the position?
Who should approve this advertisement?
Write an interview plan that includes tasks to be completed before, during and
after an interview.
When you receive resumes and applications for this position,
How would you decide which candidates to call for interviews?
How much time would you allocate for each interview?
What are the steps involved in scheduling and arranging these interviews?
What relevant documents would you ask interviewees to bring to the
Prepare Interview questions and a ratings sheet:
Write 10 questions that you would ask an interviewee:
Two questions should be based on scenario.
Two questions should be based on experience.
Prepare a rating sheet that consists of
Four essential criteria
Four desirable skills
List three questions that you would ask referees as part of a reference check.
How would you and members of the selection panel decide on which
candidate to hire for the position?
Write a report for senior management indicating reasons for selecting the
successful candidate for the position.
Write a letter to the successful candidate advising that you will hire him/her.
Write a letter to other candidates that you will not proceed with their
Part A total: 115 marks
Part B – Role-play
Using questions and rating sheet developed in Part A (Question 7b), you are
Conduct an interview with a class-member where you should:
Follow guidelines on how to conduct an interview
Ask those questions you prepared in part A (Question 7)
Score the interviewee’s answers on the rating sheet.
Assessment 1 total: 130 marks
Course Name BSB51915 Diploma of Leadership and Management
Subject/module Fundamentals of Human Resources
Assessment method Part A: Written or Oral Questions, Part B: Role-play
Units of Competency BSBHRM405
Support the Recruitment, Selection and Induction of