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People, Culture and Development Business Partner - Full or Part Time

Camberwell, Victoria, Australia
1st June 2021
City of Boroondara - 9533
  • Drive strategic people initiatives, key focus on workforce planning
  • Ongoing position, considering applications for 4 - 5 days per week
  • $101,493 - $113,332 (plus Super, RDO for full time, pro rata to be applied if p/time)

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, qualified and enthusiastic Business Partner to join following in significant period of organisational transformation. Working collaboratively across the team, you will have input into our strategic priorities and lead the way for proactive workforce planning and change across the organisation.
Your role with us
You will be responsible for providing strategic advice and operational support in the effective management of all aspects within the employee lifecycle.  You will work closely with leaders and employees in your client groups to build capacity and knowledge of People, Culture and Development policy and practice.
As an experienced HR generalist/Business Partner, you will have:

  • substantial knowledge and proven experience in a broad range of contemporary people, culture and development issues and practices preferably gained whilst working within a business partner model and supported by a relevant qualification
  • substantial experience with workforce planning, change management and driving organisational development initiatives to your client groups
  • experience in the areas of Occupational Health and Safety and supporting management of complex IR/ER issues
  • strong written and verbal communication skills with an ability to develop strong collaborative relationships with key stakeholders across all organisational levels
  • ability to engage effectively and creatively challenge people
  • an ability to quickly identify and understand organisational issues and challenges

What we will offer you
Working within a generalist HR position in Local Government is an amazing opportunity. You will of course be able apply your current skills, but more importantly, by working with such a diverse client group you will have the real opportunity to stretch and grow your expertise in truly a rewarding environment, which is a BIG bonus! You will be entering our team in the midst of an extensive change piece, this will present its challenges and unique opportunities to do things better. This is definitely a position to sink your teeth into, display your talents and grow in a quickly changing landscape - sounds like fun, doesn't it?
How to apply
Please submit your application online via the ‘Apply’ button by 11:59pm 18 June 2021. All applications must be made via the online portal; no applications direct to the hiring manager or from recruitment agencies will be considered. For any further information please refer to the position description or contact Ben Robinson, PCD Lead Business Partner on 9278 4312. 

If you want to know more about the benefits of working for the City of Boroondara, please visit our Careers Website.
Council recognises the benefits of a diverse workforce for its employees and customers.  To ensure equity of access to employment opportunities, Council encourages applications from underrepresented groups including people who are from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people from different ages, abilities, gender identities, sexual orientation and cultural backgrounds. If you require any additional support or adjustments regarding interview arrangements, please advise the contact listed above in advance.
Applicants must have the right to work in Australia and will be required to undergo a National Criminal History check as per the requirements of the role.

Who are we?

The City of Boroondara is a metropolitan council, representing more than 170,000 people in the inner-eastern suburbs of Melbourne. A leader in the local government sector, with a reputation for innovation and excellence, we believe in providing an environment where our staff thrive, both in the work they do and in how they learn and develop as people and professionals. 

We like to challenge the norm and we are investing significantly in innovation and technology improvements in order to provide our customers with an even greater experience and engagement. We are putting our customers at the forefront of what we do with our organisation wide change initiative, the Customer Experience Improvement Strategy (CEIS).

You will be instrumental in driving this change across the organisation using best practice approaches to successfully support us from the now to our desired future state. 

With so much going on it’s a great time to join Boroondara!