Hr Business Partner

at University of Melbourne

  • Flex Between Operational and Strategic HR partnering
  • Opportunity to make your mark!
  • Your Chance to Build Tomorrow - driving Innovation

About University of Melbourne The University of Melbourne is consistently ranked among the leading universities in the world, at number 1 in Australia and number 32 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017-2018). We are globally engaged, comprehensive, research-intensive and committed to responding to the major challenges of our time.

About Melbourne School of Engineering (MSE)

Working at MSE is exciting and fast moving. We are working hard to transform engineering and IT research and teaching, guided by MSE 2025, our ten-year strategic plan. With an expected investment of $1 billion in people and infrastructure, we are creating the entrepreneurial leaders and technology of the future.

The Opportunity

You will be joining our close-knit, high-performing People team and play an integral role in driving the development and implementation of our strategic and operational people initiatives.

You will own and lead the delivery of the day-to-day management of our People practices and procedures for you client group, and work alongside leadership teams to innovate coach and develop their plans and actions to incorporate best practise people solutions.

With a solid grounding in HR policy and employee relations you will work across a range of outcomes including facilitating workforce planning, talent and succession discussions, attraction and resourcing support, developing and leading organisational change plans, facilitating case management and leading other HR projects.

You will know how to navigate the HR matrix to facilitate successful outcomes across the your client group; the Engineering faculty and the broader university.

Your profile

You will have an acute stakeholder mindset and thrive on building and maintaining relationships. You will also be able to demonstrate your passion for continuous improvement and process improvement.

Our ideal candidate will be able to bring:

  • prior experience delivering measurable outcomes within complex, evolving environments with competing interests
  • excellent analytical, numeric, problem-solving and conceptual skills
  • thorough understanding and knowledge base of people policy and employee relations frameworks.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with a demonstrated systematic and pragmatic approach to problem solving and conflict resolution.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Service orientation that effectively balances the needs of clients, the team and the individual.

You will ideally possess qualification in HR together with significant relevant experience. Exposure to project or change delivery within the people space will also be well regard.

You may have worked within the education and or training space; government; or large corporate. Nevertheless, if you meet the above criteria and are excited by the opportunity to further develop your skills and experience we would welcome your application!

What we offer you

We offer flexibility, whatever that may mean for you. Many of our benefit programs and onsite amenities are aimed at supporting you - including generous leave, child care subsidies, discounted parking, medical and health care. We offer extensive opportunities for personal and professional development and we'll support you in doing what you love.

If you're curious, motivated and ready to undertake a challenging and rewarding role we're ready to meet you.

How to Apply

Apply online, complete the application and upload your Cover Letter and Resume.

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