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HR Generalist - growing our team!

Preston, Victoria, Australia
24th September 2018
Chemist Warehouse Retail Group - 35975
  • Great Opportunity with a Leading Australian Retailer
  • Permanent Full Time Position
  • Collaborative and Supportive Team Environment

Want to be a part of one of Australia’s number one health and beauty retailers and join a highly motivated and dedicated team contributing to our success, continual growth and market domination?

What an opportunity!

As Australia’s leading Retail Pharmacy group, we are an expanding and fast moving business; the Group now has over 460 stores employing 14,000 plus staff across the network.

To support our continued expansion we are looking to strengthen our HR Department by recruiting for a HR Generalist who can hit the ground running.

About the Role

Located in Preston, Victoria, the HR Generalist role is a very hands on role, where no two days are the same. The role reports into the Senior HR Advisor.

Our HR Team consists of experienced HR Professionals working in a collaborative, fast moving environment. You will be the first point of contact for stores in your assigned States and Territories, ensuring high quality HR generalist support, advice and interpretation on all people related matters.

Key Responsibilities

Your primary focus will be providing an end-to-end service to key stakeholders including business owners, providing advice on performance & case management and be the escalation point for complex Employment Relations issues. You will coach and support managers to take full ownership of their people issues in a timely manner and as per company policy and procedure.

Your experience will allow you to provide advice on Modern Awards and Enterprise Agreements, contribute to improving policies and processes and provide day-to-day support for a full range of HR matters.

Skills & Experience

The successful applicant will have –

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a hands-on HR generalist role with strength in Employment Relations gained within a fast paced environment, ideally in a retail setting.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in HR/IR with a solid understanding of the IR & legal landscape.
  • Be a strong communicator, have an attention to detail and proactive mindset to the way you work. You will have excellent interpersonal skills and be a resilient team player.
  • Proven capacity managing multiple priorities and delivering high quality outputs under pressure.
  • The ability to engage and influence and build strong long-lasting relationships with key stakeholders throughout the business to ensure HR policies and procedures are understood and upheld.
  • Experience in supporting the management of grievances, investigations and general case management.


  • Team discount in all stores
  • Onsite subsidised canteen
  • Free fully onsite equipped gym

Application Process

Please click “Apply for this job” button and ensure all areas of the application are complete.

The successful applicant will undergo a National Criminal History Check.

Please NOTE: Due to the number of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted.

-Agencies will not be entertained