Ciaran Strachan is a Co-Founder and Partner at hrsafe and is the Senior Fair Work Specialist.

Ciaran has over 20 years of experience in Strategic Human Resource Management, Payroll, Industrial and Employment Relations, HRM projects including ERP systems both as a consultant and as a member of leadership teams in various organisations including major Federal Departments.

Prior to co-founding hrsafe, Ciaran operated his own successful management consulting Company, Strachan Consulting for over six years specialising in the development and implimentation of HR Capabilities for SMEs including Payroll and Fair Work compliance. Prior to that, Ciaran worked in a variety of Management, HRM, Payroll and Project Management roles for large entities including Defence, the Royal Australian Air Force and the Department of Broadband, Communications and Digital Economy (now the Dept of Communications and the Arts). Ciarans experience encompasses Enterprise Resource Planning Systems data population and implementation including change management activities for Payroll, HR and Accounting modules. Systems used include SAP and Oracle with operational experience in their application dating back to 2000.

Ciaran holds several qualifications including an MBA specialising in Strategic HRM, a GradCertHRM and is mid way through a Graduate Certificate in Industrial Relations. Ciaran’s Strategic and Operatonal HR Management experience and qualifications along with his and Employment Law specialisation ensures a risk based approach which focuses on prevention of Fair Work non compliance, including underpayments, wage-theft and poor unfair dismissal practices by employers.

Educational Background
Master of Business Administration specialising in Human Resource Management – MBA(HRM)
Graduate Certificate Human Resource Management – GradCertHRM
Graduate Certificate Industrial Relations – in progress – GradCertIR
Diploma’s in Government & Financial Services, Contract Management and Fraud Control – DipGovFinServ, DipGovCM, DipGovFC
Certificate IV in workplace assessment & training

Professional Membership
Member of Australian Labour Law Association (ALLA)
Member of Australian Labour and Employment Relations Association (ALERA SA)

Member of Australian Human Resource Institute (MAHRI)