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Human Resources Business Partner - QLD & NT

Apply now Job no: 984976
Work type: Permanent (Full Time)
Location: QLD
Categories: Human Resources

  • A permanent HR business partnering opportunity
  • Support leaders across Queensland & Northern Territory
  • Provide advice, guidance and support for people related matters
  • Work in a high functioning professional team

About Us

Mission Australia is a non-denominational Christian charity that has been helping vulnerable Australians move towards independence for more than 160 years.

Every day we support people nationwide by combatting homelessness, assisting disadvantaged families and children, addressing mental health issues, fighting substance dependencies and much more.

We're generously supported by our funders, partners and tens of thousands of everyday Australians, who make the work of our tireless volunteers and staff possible.

Your Opportunity

We are seeking an experienced Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) to support our QLD and NT client groups to effectively build workforce capability, improve work practices, increase engagement and retention to support business outcomes.  

Reporting to the Manager, HR/ER Business Partnering and ideally working from our QLD state office, you will partner with people leaders across QLD and NT on a variety of HR related matters and issues.

At Mission Australia, no two days are the same, so a self-managing, people-centered approach along with excellent interpersonal skills is required.

On a day-to-day basis you will:

  • Provide effective HR guidance and advice to people leaders to mitigate people related risks and issues
  • Support people leader development by utilising a variety of tools and resources and deliver coaching and advice on HR/ER related matters
  • Collaborate with the broader People Team to ensure major change initiatives are supported and use project/change management methodologies and practice
  • Utilise reporting/metrics to educate people leaders to improve operational performance
  • Ensure HR systems, process and practices are compliant with legislation, internal policy/guidelines and good practice
  • Be allocated project work in line with your interests, skills and business requirements

Requirements for Success

  • Tertiary qualification in human resource and/or a related discipline and 5 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines including:
    • Employee relations
    • Compensation practices
    • Organisational diagnosis
    • Diversity and inclusion
    • Performance management
    • Workforce planning and engagement
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strong trusting relationships in order to gain support and achieve desired outcomes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and the ability to present information confidently, clearly and concisely selecting the appropriate mediums
  • Action-oriented and results-driven with exceptional time management and prioritisation skills
  • The ability to work with ambiguity and complexity in a dynamic environment and the capability to confront issues and risks and escalate appropriately
  • Established interest in community and social outcomes and a personal alignment with the culture and values of Mission Australia

Culture & Benefits  

A career with Mission Australia will offer you rewarding experiences to make a difference to the lives of Australians in need. We have an innovative and supportive culture guided by our values of compassion, integrity, respect, perseverance and celebration.

To ensure our employees feel valued, empowered and celebrated we provide a range of employee benefits including:

  • NFP salary packaging benefits reducing taxable income (details via Advantage)
  • Discounted childcare rates with participating centres
  • Generous discounts with hotels, travel insurance and major retailers
  • Free, confidential counselling services via our EAP
  • Discounted health care with Medibank Private

Diversity & Inclusion

Mission Australia is an inclusive employer. We celebrate our diversity and strive to reflect contemporary Australian society and all the communities in which we work, in order to better serve our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people, People with Disability, Sexually and Gender Diverse people, people with lived experience of adversity and from people of all ages.

As such, if you require any adjustments to submit your application, we invite you to get in touch via email or phone (02) 9217 1075.

Next Steps

To be considered for this opportunity, please click ‘apply’ and send your cover letter and resume today.

For more information, feel free to view the Position Description via HR Business Partner - PD.pdfFor further information regarding working with us visit Working for Mission Australia.

As part of our Employment screening process you will be required to undertake a national criminal history check if you haven’t completed one in the last 12 months.

Applications close midnight, Sunday 28 April 2019.

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