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Human Resources Manager - Part Time (0.4 FTE)

Essendon Fields, Victoria, Australia
20th April 2021
Active Utilities
  • 0.4 FTE - flexible – choose a mix of full or half days
  • $120 - $130K per annum + Super (pro rata)
  • Car park + onsite Gym membership
  • Potential for the role to grow in the future

Come join a business that is dynamic, innovative and ahead of the curve. We operate in the private electricity market (Embedded Network), also providing other utilities services such as Hot Water, Heating, Cooling, solar to our customers.

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What does the role look like?

The position of Human Resources Manager plays a key role in supporting the business through management of the day-to-day human resource function. The role includes strategic direction to Management in business planning and assistance to staff for all HR related matters.

Reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer, this role plays an integral part of the general management of the business. You will work with the broader Executive team to drive continuous improvement, striving to identify ways to maintain and enhance a high-performance work environment where our employees can perform at their best.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Provide first level advisory support for employees and managers, including general advice on employment matters and managing the resolution of HR related queries including policy advice and interpretation,
  • Assist with the development and implementation of the performance and development planning cycle (including coaching people leaders) to improve the quality of performance and development conversations and outcomes,
  • Investigation of employee grievances, complaints and disciplinary processes and recommend appropriate actions,
  • Prepare correspondence for employee including flexible work agreements, changes in terms and conditions,
  • Influence and contribute to policy, strategic and operational decisions and assist the Chief Operating Officer in determining and prioritizing issues and considerations as needed.


  • A degree or Post Graduate Qualification in HR or a related discipline,
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work under pressure,
  • A high level of proficiency in both written and verbal communication,
  • Extensive experience in developing and nurturing productive relationships with key stakeholders across all organisational levels,
  • Proficiency in and understanding of current employment legislation,
  • Knowledge of HR systems, processes and databases and an ability to generate these as required.

With demonstrated experience in a generalist HR capacity you will have a strong understanding of case/issue management, award/agreement interpretation and a passion for providing quality, best practice HR Support.

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