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HR Business Partner (Human Resources/People & Culture) (NFP Justice & Social Services Charity)

Diverse Communities & Social Services (DCSS Australia) | Community Justice & Social Services Charity
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In this position, you will be responsible for the provision of HR partnering support on a broad range of HR policies, programs, and practices, developing people manager capability, and forming strong relationships that offer value-added solutions to people management issues.


  • Provide HR partnering/consulting to meet the needs of the organisation;

  • Deliver recommendations and solutions to managers across a full range of HR areas including remuneration & benefits, communications, change, employee relations, learning & development, WHS, recruitment, and resourcing;

  • Provide interpretation and counsel to managers and employees in relation to HR policies, programs, and practices;

  • Coach and guide managers and business leaders through change, and grow and develop capability; Build and maintain your reputation as a credible, trusted advisor and contributor;

  • Resolve issues and manage risk through problem-solving methodologies, research, and the development of solutions;

  • Develop and implement new strategies, policies, programmes, and practices to meet organisational and management needs;

  • Lead an HR functional area or specialism, ensure strategy and standards are maintained in line with organisational expectations, and are continuously improved; and Lead and/or contribute to relevant HR projects in accordance with the agreed budget, scope, quality, and timeframe.

To be considered for this opportunity you must demonstrate your achievement in the following areas (Selection Criteria):

  • Possess a bachelor degree in Human Resources or a related area; Substantial experience working as an HR Business Partner with HR generalist skills;

  • Broad knowledge of employment law, HR policies, and best practice; Solid consulting, negotiation, and facilitation skills;

  • Business acumen and commercial thinking, coupled with strong communication and influencing skills;

  • Possess a customer and service orientation, with a strong delivery capability;

  • Strong relationship/stakeholder management skills;

  • Possess a solid understanding of change methodologies with a proven ability to guide leaders and managers through change;

  • Possess a continuous improvement mindset;

  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office skills, in particular, Word, Excel, google, and PowerPoint;

  • Ideally, you will have strong functional expertise in the area of HR such as recruitment, volunteering, learning & development, etc; and High-level project management skills.