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HR Business Partner

Job no: 588664
Work type: Full Time
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Human Resources

Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand and customers are at the heart of everything we do. We exist to create and sustain the modern urban environment and promise to work closely with our customers to help them succeed.  We use world-leading insights and solutions to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Our Facilities and Asset Services Division is seeking an experienced Human Resource Business Partner to join our dynamic HR team in our Healthcare and Education business.

The HR Business Partner is responsible for the delivery of high-quality people services, strategies and plans for in-scope contracts, incorporating the objectives and deliverables below in accordance with Downer’s pillars and values. This position will work with the Contract Manager(s), Service Line Managers, Supervisors and their teams as relevant, to deliver people programs, strategies, organisation and talent plans and employee relations support to ensure top talent development, retention and contract success. 

 Key Accountabilities:

  • Work with the Contract Manager(s), Service Line Managers, Supervisors and their teams as relevant, to deliver people programs, OD and employee relations support
  • Provide support to the Head of HR on business development activities including major bids and reviewable services submissions and other continuous improvement activities
  • Contribute to Downer Group HR community initiatives building depth and breadth of knowledge, skills and capability
  • Provide advice on the interpretation and proper application of relevant Industrial Awards and Agreements, legislation and employment policies, consistently supporting managers and staff to maintain positive working environments.
  • Advise managers on dealing effectively with performance/grievance issues and providing practical solutions / responses  
  • Plan and drive implementation of change managements and projects

 Skills and Attributes:

  • Breadth of experience working as a Human Resources practitioner in a complex environment
  • Previous experience in the development and implementation of team development programs
  • Excellent knowledge of Australian workplace laws and industrial relations framework
  • Experience in a Public Private Partnership (PPP) and/or Healthcare environment desirable
  • Experience in Facilities Management Services desirable
  • Experience in leading major HR changes including re-structure, integration and transition desirable

Benefits and Culture:

  • Supportive and inclusive culture that delivers the Downer promise and pillars: Safety, Delivery, Relationships and Thought Leadership
  • A professional and safe working environment
  • Range of employee benefits and entitlements
  • Remuneration package that reflects your experience and anticipated contribution

Submit a CV and letter of application via the apply button in the top right of your screen. 

Please note: As a pre-requisite for this role candidates will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical assessment, as well as a National Police Clearance and Working with Child check.

We are all different. That is why Downer is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive culture that promotes the skills and insights of all its people irrespective of their gender, ethnicity, ability, age or sexual orientation.

If you are passionate about what you do and motivated to succeed, apply now or if you require additional information please contact CJ Holder on Claire.Holder@downergroup.com


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