ABOUT YWCA AUSTRALIA
YWCA Australia is a feminist not-for-profit organisation focused on improving gender equality for women, young women and girls. Together we challenge the systems, structures and policies that act as barriers to women, especially young women, achieving their full potential.
Our evidence-based programs and services aim to be inclusive of all women and offer support with housing, homelessness, safety and wellbeing. We aim to positively impact the lives of more than two million women, young women and girls by the end of 2023.
ABOUT THE ROLE
YWCA Australia is currently seeking a passionate, values driven Business Partner to join our national People & Culture team. This role reporting to the Director, People and Culture will:
- Build partnering relationships with client group managers to identify, develop and implement people initiatives in line with department plans and organisational strategy.
- Provide sound consultancy, advice, coaching and guidance across the employee lifecycle and People & Culture programs.
- Coach managers on building and enhancing high performing teams focussing on team member experience and engagement.
- Support the development and implementation of the People & Culture Strategic Plan to ensure alignment with broader organisational priorities, management plans and budgets.
- Provide high quality employee relations and industrial relations advice to both managers and employees using a case management approach with a focus on early intervention
The ideal applicant we are seeking will have:
- Tertiary qualification in HR or related field, or experience deemed equivalent
- Demonstrated experience in working as a business partner across the employee lifecycle
- A pragmatic, solutions-focussed and customer-centric approach to HR, with strong communication, influencing, analytical and strategic thinking skills
- Demonstrated change management experience with the ability to coach, develop and motivate managers to engage in behavioural change.
- A good understanding of employment legislation, industrial agreements, managing employee relation matters and contemporary HR practices.
- A high degree of confidence and resilience, with the ability to question and influence upwards
- A high degree of drive and initiative and the ability to balance competing priorities in a changing environment.
- Experience utilising technology to improve people practices, people metrics and the employee experience.
- Knowledge and experience within the NFP sector and understanding of the SCHADS award desirable.
This position will require the applicant to satisfactorily complete a national criminal history record check and hold the relevant state-based working with vulnerable persons permit prior to employment.
If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria.
APPLICATIONS CLOSE: Friday, 23 August 2019