HR Business Partner

Posted 05 June 2024
SalaryCompetitive Package
Job type Contract
DisciplineHuman Resources

Job description

  • Senior HR Business Partner - Graduate Program
  • Tier one provider of infrastructure services
  • 12-month FTC
  • CBD location | Hybrid working

Client Details

An accomplished leader within their respective sector, our client exudes innovation and embraces forward-thinking to build sustainable futures and enrich communities.

A sophisticated operation, there is strong emphasis on their people and in developing the future leaders of the Group. 

Core to this success, is an experienced HR Business Partner to lead the Graduate Recruitment Program with the assistance of two coordinators. This individual will have access to all levels of the organisation to really shape future pathways. 

Experience | Leadership | Stakeholder engagement | Enthusiasm are key attributes. 



  • Manage the NSW Business Graduate and Cadet Program including leading/overseeing the regional recruitment campaign, personal development, training and promotion of graduates and cadets. 
  • Support regional and Divisional team recruitment and on-boarding processes including facilitation of corporate induction to all new starters.
  • Assist the HR Manager and Head of People Services in determining, and delivering on, HR’s strategic priorities.
  • Lead the work required to set up and implement a workforce planning process which enables the organisation to assess future needs. This will include partnering with SMT and other key managers to establish current and future workforce plans, including skills gaps and plans ways in which these gaps can be addressed through succession planning, secondments, promotions, transfers or via recruitment.
  • Provide expert employment law advice and guidance for all of operations by maintaining up-to-date knowledge of relevant legislation and custom and practices.
  • Take responsibility for supporting line managers with all casework issues of employees below SMT level. This includes formal and informal disciplinary and grievance cases, long-term and intermittent sickness absence management and any welfare concerns raised by employees or their managers.
  • Support SMT in developing an annual recruitment plan.
  • Provide an efficient, service-oriented recruitment function for all posts, providing support to line managers from role design through to selection and offer stages. This will include recruitment administration.
  • Provide functional expertise on selection and onboarding processes including best advertising channels, design of job advertisements, appropriate selection techniques including aptitude tests, occupational psychology assessments and assessment centres.
  • Provide expert professional advice on appropriate terms and conditions of engagement for all workers in Australia and internationally, only referring decisions up to the HR Manager when they are outside of existing policy parameters.
  • Support the HR Manager in achieving high levels of worker engagement by taking on workstreams as requested. This will include:
    • Running an Employee Engagement Survey annually or as requested by the HR Manager and develop an action plan to address any issues of concern in collaboration with divisional leaders.
    • Supporting the HR Manager and Learning Manager in developing an effective induction process for all staff.
    • Along with the HR Manager, contribute to the development of an internal communications strategy in collaboration with colleagues in other departments.
    • Work with colleagues in the Learning Team to set up an Employee Recognition Scheme that is based on organisational values and desired behaviours and which complements any similar scheme set up for non-employees
  • Maintain close contact with the broader HR team to ensure alignment with and coordination with national cross functional team and share lessons learned.
  • Develop understanding of the organisation and its context and uses these insights to tailor strategy and solutions to meet organizational needs now and in the future.

To be successful in this application, you will have completed a Bachelor of HR and have had at least five years experience.

·       Extensive and proven experience working in an HR operational or business partnering role. 
·       Experience in coaching others and advising other leaders.
·       Experience in resolving difficult HR Issues after evaluating all available information
·       Ability to deliver training sessions and facilitate groups effectively
·       Proven ability working across and with multiple stakeholders and management levels
·       Demonstrates integrity & displays credibility in all business interactions and honours personal commitments and confidential information
·       Sense of urgency and compassion for the people and the business
·       Capacity to understand problems and issues in the context of the bigger picture and understand relationship amongst different parties
·       General knowledge of employment laws & practices
·       General knowledge of EBA and relevant industry Award details
·       Experience with Microsoft Office, Power Point and Excel

Job Offer

  • A leading tier one brand. 
  • 12 mth FTC
  • CBD location
  • Inspiring and supportive leaders


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