Partner & ER Lead (P&P)

VIC

JB0752

  • Castlemaine, Bears Lagoon or Gergarrie based
  • Some flexibility to work from home
  • Varied & broad
  • Castlemaine, Bears Lagoon or Gergarrie based
  • Some flexibility to work from home
  • Varied & broad

Don is a division of George Weston Foods Limited (GWF) who employ more than 6,500 people across 60 sites and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Associated British Foods plc. The DON brand is Australia’s most loved smallgoods brand and has a strong presence across all smallgoods categories including bacon, ham, continentals, franks and salami. A, diverse business with a proud heritage and is a major supplier across the Supermarket chains, Food Service distributors, Quick Serve Restaurants and Industrial customers.

This is a conduit role which covers (a) generalist business partner, advisor and coaching to two Business Units and (b) the employee relations lead across the Don Smallgoods business providing technical expertise and a pragmatic with a contemporary and consultative approach.

Duties includes:

  • Champion the delivery of HR best practise supporting the businesses key objectives and vision with the implementation of a broad range of People & Performance initiatives.
  • Build organisational capabilities through assessing capability gaps and partnering with OD or L&D to broker appropriate solutions.
  • Strengthen leadership capability by supporting relevant leaders with performance management activities including goal setting, regular reviews, and development of personal development plans.
  • Partner with business leaders in relation to employee relations activities including-   interpretation of EA’s, compliance with employment legislation and maintaining a positive working relationship with Unions.
  • Coach and work with P&C Business partners to ensure strategic responses to matters are provided on complicated cases and issues.

You will have a passion and commitment to be part of a high-performance team focusing on Don’s Culture and Capability. You will have the ability to thrive in a team environment and enjoy working with a broad remit and variety.
 
In addition; you should possess:

  • Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Extensive practical experience in a management role covering IR, ER, workforce planning, performance management, recruitment, cultural change, organisational development, and HR reporting.
  • Experience gained in a unionised environment.
  • Ability to influence, work in consultation and collaboration, and make decisions that result in the desired outcome for all parties.
  • Demonstrates commercial awareness.
  • Excellent communicator, strong interpersonal and influencing skills with a customer service focus.

If you are determined to make a difference and want to join a diverse organisation offering the opportunity to broaden your experience, please apply submitting a cover letter and resume in Word format.

Also (George Weston) is a philanthropic leader with a focus on people and environment.  See the link below for further information on ABF (of which Don are a fully owned subsidiary) the ESG video is great.
Associated British Foods plc (abf.co.uk)
GWF

At DON and George Weston Foods, we are an equal opportunity employer. We embrace inclusion and diversity, and celebrate what makes us unique. We are committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and the provision of a safe and healthy work environment.

Please note that extra precautions are being taken at this time to protect our people, our business and our community. Initial interviews will be conducted online via Zoom. Successful candidates will be asked to consent to pre-employment fit to work check.

For an initial confidential discussion, please call Silvana Pardo, TRANSEARCH International on 0411 302 582 or submit your application (resume and one page cover letter) to the link “apply now”.
 

Chief Executive Officer

ACT

JB0754

  • Member organisation
  • Canberra based
  • Growth agenda
  • Member organisation
  • Canberra based
  • Growth agenda

Wounds Australia is Australia’s peak body representing Wound Care Practitioner across the country. As a vibrant and innovative organisation, with their head office in Canberra, Wounds Australia’s mission is to improve clinical practice, raise awareness and improve outcomes not only the social and emotional wellbeing of Australians but also the major economic impact of ~$3b annually.

To be successful you will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Considerable senior leadership experience, ideally in a For Purpose Membership organisation or NFP provider
  • Superior stakeholder skills with diverse groups including: practitioners; volunteers; government; academia; industry and the general public
  • Ability to engage effectively and collaboratively with a national network of volunteers and committed clinicians
  • Commitment to evidence-based and evaluated practice
  • The ability to advocate and influence across government and with funders to drive your organisation’s mission
  • Sound financial management experience
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications

You will have the energy and drive to improve awareness while engaging with the broader sector to increase the member base and improve the lives of patients and practitioners in wound management.

Initial confidential queries can be made by calling Sandra Brown on 03 9235 5126.

Applications close on Friday 29th October.
 

HR/ER Lead

VIC

JB0752

  • Victoria Central Highland
  • Challenging, varied role : Generalist & ER
  • Supportive and high performance Culture
  • Victoria Central Highland
  • Challenging, varied role : Generalist & ER
  • Supportive and high performance Culture

This global manufacturing company based in Victoria Central Highlands have an opportunity for a Human Resources/Employee Relations Lead.  

This person will be responsible for the delivery of employee relations advice and coaching for the leadership team to drive optimal people performance of the team whilst contributing and driving a culture of improvement and change through partnership with the business.  This person supports and provides ad hoc business partnering to two smaller business units.  

General responsibilities include the development of the employee relations strategy for the site and delivering an employee relations strategy that adds value to employees and the business through driving engagement, flexibility and fairness.

This person is also responsible for the implementation of a broad range of People & Performance policies and initiatives with the aim of assisting the Company to meet its vision, values, responsibilities and business objectives.

You will have a passion and commitment to be part of a high-performance team focusing on Culture and Capability. You will have the ability to thrive in a team environment and enjoy working with a broad remit and variety.

In addition, you will  possess:

  • Degree or equivalent experience
  • Extensive practical experience in a role covering IR, ER, workforce planning, performance management, recruitment, cultural change, organisational development, and HR reporting
  • Experience gained within a unionised environment
  • Ability to influence, work in consultation and collaboration, and make decisions that result in the desired outcome for all parties
  • Demonstrates commercial awareness
  • Excellent communicator, strong interpersonal and influencing skills with a customer service focus

If you are determined to make a difference and want to join a diverse organisation offering the opportunity to broaden your experience, please apply submitting a cover letter and resume in Word format. Initial interviews will be conducted online via Zoom. 

Successful candidates will be asked to consent to pre-employment fit to work check.
 

General Manager People & Culture

VIC

JB0750

  • CBD based
  • Lead change & transformation
  • High growth organisation
  • CBD based
  • Lead change & transformation
  • High growth organisation

This highly successful Australian based organisation has experienced rapid growth over the past two years. Now a clear leader within the Australasian Region, providing key transportation-based consumer services to the general public, government and education sectors. With solid backing in place and a healthy pipeline of further growth-based initiatives, this organisation is set to continue its exponential growth, bringing a disruptive and fresh approach to the way it delivers services; placing people and innovation first. The corporate culture is fast paced, highly agile and dynamic, with an authentic, pragmatic and solutions focussed approach.

Reporting into the Executive Director, People and Culture and as a member of the P&C leadership team this role provides a clear vision and supportive leadership to 3 dedicated HR professionals.  You will have a clear mandate to deliver components of the P&C strategy, providing strategic and operational HR solutions to the organisation – including:

  • HR Strategy & Planning
  • Workforce Planning & Organisation Design
  • Recruitment and workforce attraction
  • Change Management
  • Classification and Remuneration
  • HRIS development
  • Workplace Relations
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Generalist Advice & Support
  • Continuous improvement
  • HR Policy and legislative compliance

The Person
You will have extensive experience as a senior HR Manager in medium to large organisations and contemporary understanding of good/leading practice.
This role requires an engaging and supportive people leader with an ability to inspire, develop and lead a high performing team.  You will possess deep expertise in all HR domain areas and the aptitude to solve complex problems, balancing operational tasks with a commercial and strategic outlook.
Work experience is required within complex unionised blue-collar settings.
Human Resources or relevant post graduate qualifications are required.

For an initial confidential discussion, please call Silvana Pardo, TRANSEARCH International on +61 3 9285 5807 or send your application (covering letter and cv) in word format to the link below. To apply, you must be an Australian/New Zealand resident or able to work without restriction in Australia.
 

P & C Manager

VIC

JB0746

  • CBD based
  • Lead change and transformation
  • High growth organisation
  • CBD based
  • Lead change & transformation
  • High growth organisation

This highly successful Australian based organisation has experienced rapid growth over the past two years. Now a clear leader within the Australasian Region, providing key transportation-based consumer services to the general public, government and education sectors. With solid backing in place and a healthy pipeline of further growth-based initiatives, this organisation is set to continue its exponential growth, bringing a disruptive and fresh approach to the way it delivers services; placing people and innovation first. The corporate culture is fast paced, highly agile and dynamic, with an authentic, pragmatic and solutions focussed approach.

Reporting to the General Manager, Human Resources, the primary focus of this role is to lead the implementation and continuous improvement of people & culture strategies in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the company.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide expert advice and support in relation to complex people management practices including managing underperformance, disciplinary process, workplace grievances and investigations, conflict management and compliance breaches.
  • Provide leadership and practical guidance to business unit management teams to ensure best practice across the Company.
  • Work closely with the General Manager People and Culture to develop people-centred strategies and policies that assist the company in achieving its vision-related strategic objectives.
  • Work closely with the General Manager People and Culture to ensure the successful implementation and continuous improvement, ensuring policies and procedures are followed and controls are in place to manage risk. 
  • Actively lead by example, championing people and culture across the business unit/s, ensuring that people and culture impacts are considered as part of every decision.
  • Assist with change management process to improve workplace culture
  • Prepare monthly performance report for your business unit/s; identify improvement areas and implement corrective actions to ensure continuous improvement of performance.
  • Working with the Talent Team, oversee recruitment and induction for the business unit/s to ensure the company recruits high-quality people who are aligned with their culture and values:
  • Support a working environment where people feel engaged, rewarded and valued
  • Stay up to date with changes to relevant law and ensure company policies and procedures and the practices of the Business Unit/s are in line with relevant legislation, codes and Awards and Agreements.

You are a true HR generalist with experience across all facets of the HR function, you are confident in your abilities and have partnered with a blue-collar workforce to achieve desired outcomes. This role will be best suited for someone who is professional and can manage their own workload and priorities. Equally as important is your motivation, attitude and willingness to ‘be the best you can be’.

To be successful you will have:

  • Extensive HR generalist experience within a complex and fast paced operational environments.
  • Extensive experience in industrial relation including award interpretation, local HR practice, employment laws and EBA’s.
  • Proven business partnering with business leaders across workforce planning and change management.
  • Track record in delivering HR initiatives, HR projects or mergers and acquisitions.
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills, ability to handle and resolve complex issues with high-level of ambiguity.
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement and influencing skills with the courage to challenge assumptions and provide solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to anticipate and solve practical problems.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications.

For an initial confidential discussion, please call Silvana Pardo, TRANSEARCH International on +61 3 9285 5807 or send your application (covering letter and cv) in word format to the link below. To apply, you must be an Australian/New Zealand resident or able to work without restriction in Australia.