Human Resources Advisor / Lead

About the Role

Drive exciting new Human Resources initiatives in this newly created position, where you will be well supported and encouraged to make this role your own. Reporting to a knowledgeable Organisational Services Lead who is extremely experienced in HR, you will be trusted to provide full generalist HR support partnering with managers across the organisation, overseeing the development and delivery of learning and development activities and contributing to employee engagement and wellbeing initiatives.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide support and advice to managers and employees across all employee lifecycle activities, as well as matters relating to employee / industrial relations and performance management

  • Contribute to the development and continuous improvement of various policies and procedures

  • Influence initiatives that support employee engagement, wellbeing, and retention

  • Lead key HR projects relating to HRIS optimisation and reporting metrics

  • Develop and maintain the annual learning program, with access to external training and support from an established LMS

  • Partner with managers across the organisation to build leadership and people capabilities

  • Oversight of payroll (not processing) to ensure it is aligned to applicable industrial instruments

  • Mentor administration and recruitment support colleagues to create opportunities for development

Skills & Experience required

  • Relevant qualifications in Human Resources or related discipline, or combination of qualifications and relevant experience

  • Proven experience in a generalist HR position, providing advice and support at a management level

  • Some leadership experience would be highly desirable - as you will be working closely with Managers to deal with complex people issues

  • Flexible approach - someone who can be agile and adapt to managers' different working styles and needs

  • High degree of emotional intelligence - strong self-awareness, self-reflection, empathy, and the ability to handle difficult conversations will we well-regarded in this role  

Benefits & Culture

  • Make an impact - newly created position that you can truly make your own with broad scope and opportunities for growth

  • Work with a Manager who is supportive, energetic, passionate, who provides autonomy and embraces new ideas

  • Strong sense of community-focused values and culture

  • West End location, close to public transport or paid street parking 

About the Company

This organisation is a well-established not-for-profit organisation, who for the past 25 years have been committed to social justice and engaging with people experiencing adversity due to poverty, homelessness, mental illness, domestic violence, disability and all forms of discrimination, focused on giving people a voice. 

Click on the APPLY button, or contact Ashleigh McFadyen on 07 3846 7730

All Candidates will be notified of the outcome of their application by email or phone.

Please include a cover letter outlining your interest in this position.