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HR Operations Leader

Cairns, Queensland, Australia
13th March 2019
The Next Step - Brisbane - 2904653
  • Cairns based; permanent succession opportunity
  • Suit a dynamic, change oriented professional
  • Transformational role; leading employer
About Them
My client is a leading employer in North Queensland with a multi-disciplinary workforce across multiple sites. With a new dynamic HR Executive, the HR function is embarking a major transformation to ensure its ability to partner successfully with the business and drive forward a proactive People strategy.

About the role
Reporting to the Executive HR leader, this role will take leadership of both the HR Business Partnering, and Health, Safety & Wellness functions. Working with the other specialist teams within the HR function, this role will lead and direct contemporary, best practice, multidisciplinary, and timely services in Safety & Health, HRBP engagement with the business, people performance planning and development, recruitment, analytics and industrial relations.
This is a key supporting role to the HR Executive and the broader Executive Leadership Team.

About You
  • Have clear understanding of the role of the Business Partner
  • Ideally, you have operated in multiple industry sectors in a management or leadership role
  • a strong change leader with the ability to provide clear direction to your teams
  • strong stakeholder experience dealing with managers at various levels and comfortable providing one on one coaching with managers and leaders
  • you will have the aptitude to also contribute to HR projects and operate as facilitator for the delivery of the people strategy across the business
  • have a clear understanding on the role of analytics in supporting decision making
  • a strong HR generalist with a good understanding of best practice Workplace Health & Safety
This is a major leadership role with a leading employer, with the remit to drive functional transformation.

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For specific questions about this role, please contact John Baker at


The Next Step
Level 9, 167 Eagle Street
Brisbane QLD 4001
Telephone (07) 3169 2188