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HR Business Partner - ER

Sydney CBD, New South Wales, Australia
2nd October 2018
Hays - ANZ - 2120451
  • ER/IR Focused
  • Multi Site role
  • True Business Partnering

Permanent HRBP role with an ASX retail organisation. Fantastic rewards and genuine career development

Your new company
This ASX Listed brand with operational nationally and a large blue and white collar workforce. Based in CBD, they have multiple sites across NSW.

Your new role
You will be responsible for business partnering a large client group of employees across 2 sites in Sydney, NSW. You will provide both strategic and operational support across the generalist spectrum for this unionised workforce, including employee relations, performance management, employee engagement initiatives, and workplace investigations. You will work closely with site managers, GMs and corporate HR in managing and resolving all employee issues from behaviours through to formal grievances. As the sites are unionised you will be expected to be the Industrial Relations expert and advise and be the liaison with any union activity or conversations needed. You will roll out and deliver on any new ER and IR strategies required, provide training and coaching on performance management frameworks and coach managers through change and upskill. Working across multiple sites in Sydney you will be expected to work from both offices on a regular basis and build strong stakeholder relationships.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be an experienced HR Business Partner with demonstrated IR/ ER experience. You will have experience of partnering with a unionised workforce within Supplier Chain, Warehousing, or M&O. You will have a strong track record in managing significant workplace investigations, be knowledgeable of Fairwork and union liaison. You will also have worked in a larger HR structure and be able to work closely with other HR functions, centres of excellent and a head office team. You will possess high calibre stakeholder management skills and be able to build relationships with large client groups, business leaders and external bodies. You will also be someone who enjoys driving and improving culture and engagement . You will be a strategic thinker, with strong negotiation and influencing skills and a solution focused attitude. You will ideally from a Distribution, FMCG or Retail background.

What you'll get in return
This is a really challenging and unique career opportunity to work for a leading Australian brand, partnering with a well established and high performing business unit. You will receive a competitive salary package including bonus. This is a full time role and there will be travel in Sydney and NSW included.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to, or call me now on 02 9048 8994.
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