To drive functional excellence and provide HR support across the full employee life-cycle, including recruitment, learning and development, employee relations, health, safety and wellbeing, employee engagement and diversity and inclusion.
Provide full cycle recruitment activity including advertising, shortlisting, applicant tracking maintenance, interview scheduling/interviewing, reference checking, contract drafting and processing new starter paperwork. ● Oversee onboarding process for new starters including working with IT to ensure new starters are set up appropriately, completing orientations, facilitating compliance training and taking all new starters through key policies and procedures ● Maintain employee records so that information is accurate and secure ● Support cyclical HR activities including performance review, remuneration review, employee engagement, gender reporting, HR reporting etc ● Coordinate learning and development activity and day to day training logistics ● Advise employees on leave entitlements and other core benefits, including researching and promoting new schemes/initiatives ● Contribute to Guardian Australia’s diversity and inclusion agenda including coordinating and attending quarterly Diversity and Inclusion Forum meetings, taking meeting minutes, organising agendas and meeting materials and ensuring actions are followed through and deadlines are met and assisting with the administration and planning of any events ● Promote a safe and secure workplace; work with the HR Director to manage the health and safety committee, organise ergonomic assessments, administer workers compensation claims and develop staff rehabilitation plans as needed ● Apply Awards/ National Employment Standards (NES) and enterprise agreements and interpret as required. Keep up to date with IR changes and developments ● Alongside the HR Director, review and update employee-related policies and procedures and keep employee site up to date ● Under the direction of the HR Director assist managers with employee relations matters
Minimum 4 years HR experience, ideally as an HR advisor or HR generalist ● Tertiary qualification in HR or another related field, strongly preferred ● Relevant administrative experience across HR functions ● Experience in recruitment and selection ● Knowledge of employment law ● Ability to interpret legislation, Awards and enterprise agreements in addition to contracts, policies and procedures ● Experience working as part of a team in a professional environment ● Demonstrable track record in working in a fast-paced, high volume role ● Experience dealing with a diverse range of stakeholders and situations ● Previous experience designing and/or implementing diversity and inclusion programs and initiatives highly desirable ● Previous experience coordinating the delivery and evaluation of learning and development programs highly desirable ● Knowledge and interest in current affairs ● An interest in, and understanding of the Guardian brand Skills / behaviours ● Excellent organisational and administrative skills including an exceptional attention to detail ● Ability to demonstrate a high degree of confidentiality ● Excellent written and verbal communication skills ● Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to earn trust and credibility at all levels and sustain effective stakeholder relationships ● Ability to deal with a varied workload ● Ability to deal with difficult people/situations ● IT skills (Office, Mac, Gmail, and Google products) ● Effective time management skills - ability to prioritise, anticipate and plan ahead ● Collaborative, enthusiastic team-player ● Self-starter with the ability to take initiative and work autonomously ● Ability to act independently within guidelines using excellent judgement and discretion ● Professional and flexible approach to work and others ● Calm under pressure and thick skinned ● Numerate ● Assertive and confident
Competitive salary depending upon experience. Closes 30th September 2020
Located in our Surry Hills office.