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People Operations Partner

Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
14th November 2023
Hays - ANZ - 2827251

Your new company

Nido Education Limited (Nido) is a market leading Early Years education provider, offering exceptional education and care for children, from six weeks, through to school age. Nido, Italian for 'Nest', means a structure or place in which you nurture and educate; a place where you feel at home, protected and safe, a philosophy the organisation embodies in its everyday activities.

Your new role

In your new role as People Operations Partner you will be tasked with overseeing generalist HR functions across the 39 Victorian sites, with a key focus on upskilling and coaching the cohort of Operations Leaders that deliver the HR activities. Further, you will;

  • Develop People Plans that support the strategic business outcomes for the Victorian operations team.
  • Facilitate ER processes, providing coaching and, where required, actively support investigation and mediation.
  • Implementation of People Operations processes including; Workforce Planning, Talent/Succession Planning and Performance Elevation Plans.
  • Support building capability and competence across Nido in managing people.
  • Support with managing employee return to work and safety.
  • Ad hoc people projects, including supporting trainee programs and ensuring the development of future talent.

What you'll need to succeed

To be successful in this role it is essential that you be able to demonstrate strong experience in and knowledge of human resources principles and practices as well as a proven track record working with operations leaders to upskill, coach and advise to increase capability and navigate technical HR matters. You will also have;

  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources Management or equivalent.
  • Well developed communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to tailor your communication to different audiences.
  • Strong ER knowledge and competency.
  • Experience in a multisite environment.

What you'll get in return

An exciting, newly created opportunity is available for a talented HR practitioner. With a 95% childcare rebate at Nido centres, this role will provides a holistic offering for someone passionate about Early Years education and the benefit it provides children every day.

What you need to do now

If interested in this role, send an up-to-date copy of your CV, in word form, to or call (03) 9604 9507. Should this opportunity not be quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.