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Human Resources Business Partner

  • 594149
  • Newcastle, NSW, Australia
  • Full Time - Permanent

An exciting Human Resource Business Partner opportunity has arisen within our facilities division based in Newcastle (Hexham). This is a permanent role within a friendly and supportive HR team partnering with both operational and functional business units.

ABOUT THE ROLE

  • Manage and resolve complex Employee & Industrial Relations (ER / IR) issues with support from internal IR subject matter experts and leadership teams  
  • Work with the business in relation to supporting productivity improvement initiatives, process improvements and initiatives to support business goals.
  • Provide day-to-day coaching, mentoring and advice to leaders on workforce matters, including performance management, interpreting employment conditions and disciplinary matters
  • Conduct effective, thorough, and objective investigations and manage grievances in accordance with the relevant Company Policies & Standards, including the development of corrective actions where appropriate.
  • Work closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
  • Develop effective workforce planning solutions, retention and succession plans and design and oversee development plans for key people, high potentials and talent management profiles.
  • Undertake major change management and people impact initiatives when required.
  • Work with the business on organisational design and leadership capability to best support the immediate and future organisational growth.

ABOUT YOU

  • Degree qualified HR generalist preferably with a background in the Maintenance/Industrial or Construction industry.
  • Experience in interpreting and applying conditions of Enterprise Agreements in addition to a well-developed knowledge of legislation that governs the employment relationship.
  • Knowledge of legislative and consequent impacts on the organisation,
  • Experience in leading EBA negotiations
  • Ability to influence and engage stakeholders with demonstrated experience driving and implementing change.
  • A positive person, who is a team player, with a can-do attitude.
  • Demonstrated success in strategic HR disciplines such as Performance Development, Workforce Planning, Succession Planning, Transactional IR, Analytics and Reporting.
  • Experience with restructures, embedding change in the capacity of change champion would be advantageous.

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Opportunity to join a team during a time of growth, change and the opportunities that come from that.
  • A supportive, kind and experienced HR team.
  • Permanent role located in Newcastle (Hexham) with options for hybrid working models (working from home or flexible hours).

For more information please contact Recruitment and Sourcing Business Partner at Claire.Holder@downergroup.com

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