Established in 1840, we are Australia’s first member-owned wellbeing company, delivering health, wealth and care services to more than 700,000 Australians. Today, while we have grown to a company of over 7000 employees, our focus remains the same as it was 180 years ago — to deliver Real Wellbeing for our customers, members and the community. It is an exciting time to be joining Australian Unity — we are a growing organisation, focused on finding opportunities to create social and community value while operating with commercial purpose. Australian Unity is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
The People and Culture Business Partner will report to the General Manager People and Culture, Independent Assisted Living (IAL). The People & Culture Business Partner provides a high-level partnering service on people-related issues and projects within the Indigenous Services Business Unit, IAL. Working in partnership with key stakeholders, this role will provide trusted advisory and coaching support on a broad range of People & Culture matters to help execute their people strategy. This will include assessing and anticipating people-related needs and supporting people leaders to enhance performance, culture and capability through the provision of expert coaching in policy, processes and performance. The People & Culture Business Partner will also develop and deliver People & Culture initiatives in line with the needs and priorities of the platform. In partnership with the Community & Employee Wellbeing team this role will also provide thought leadership, strategic guidance and expertise to assist in the embedding of the Group’s stretch Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) objectives, with a particular focus in relation to 1. cultural capability / safety and 2. Indigenous attraction, employment, retention and career development. The role will require a leader able to demonstrate a strong track record of success in Human Resource management with a high level of cultural competency. The position holder will have: • Leadership credentials and success working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and their communities • Strategic business partnering capabilities and ability to partner and work closely with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. • Capability to inspire and influence a diverse range of stakeholders. • Contemporary thinking to leading people and managing change. • Business acumen.
You will have stand-out leadership skills and experience in Human Resource management, preferably in the Indigenous sector. You will be able to show you can work effectively across a complex stakeholder landscape to proactively deliver meaningful Human Resource solutions. To do this, you will have the following high-level capabilities: • Exceptional leadership • Innovation and able to look at different, more effective ways of doing things. • Exceptional communication skills. To be successful in this role you will be articulate and energetic - a community and customer focused leader with a focus on outcomes and opportunities for the Indigenous sector. You will bring with you a wealth of knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal cultures, and a proven ability to engage with Traditional Owners and build Aboriginal community capacity. Your understanding of Human Resource policy frameworks, good governance, customer focus and project delivery has been gained through working in leadership positions. Key Accountabilities Key Accountability Performance Measures Business Partnering • Deliver the people and culture strategy for Indigenous Services • Partner with stakeholders within the IAL platform and Indigenous Services to translate business requirements into effective People & Culture practices • Deliver People & Culture solutions aligned to business objectives • Provide expert People & Culture advice and guidance to people leaders on people-related matters • Coach and build the capability of people leaders in the designated business group/s to facilitate empowering people management Workforce Strategy & Planning • Deliver workforce strategy aligned to current and future capability needs of Indigenous Services and IAL platform. • Support organisational design of the platforms to ensure the structure, positions and services can deliver business outcomes and manage risk effectively • Analyse internal and external trends and metrics to develop People & Culture related solutions with the business • Embed effective attraction and retention strategies that support the Employee Value Proposition Organisational Development & Change Management • Inform and contribute to key enterprise organisational development initiatives and change projects, as appropriate • Ensure all major change projects are executed and meet project objectives with high levels of acceptance and ownership by the business • Support the General Manager People & Culture in the development and implementation of the People strategy within the overall platform • Develop and drive resolutions to complex People & Culture problems resulting from external and internal influences • Actively promote cultural change and support new ways of working and continuous improvement within People & Culture to provide high quality professional, consistent and cohesive People & Culture service Indigenous Cultural Capability, Safety and Inclusion • • Supports the delivery of alignment to Australian Unity’s purpose through Reconciliation activities • • Engage and manage multiple stakeholders to help implement Reconciliation Action Plan deliverables. • • Support the co-chairs of the RAP leadership group in the implementation of Reconciliation Action Plan Deliverables across the group • • Research contemporary and emergent trends relating to Indigenous inclusion activities • • Contribute cultural, lived experience and Indigenous expertise to broader Reconciliation Business Initiatives • • Support the General Manager Community, Employee Wellbeing and Safety in the development and implementation of community reconciliation action priorities within the overall platform • • Contribute to community activities in collaboration with other key stakeholders • Supports the delivery of alignment to Australian Unity’s purpose through Reconciliation activities • Engage and manage multiple stakeholders to help implement Reconciliation Action Plan deliverables. • Support the co-chairs of the RAP leadership group in the implementation of Reconciliation Action Plan Deliverables across the group • Research contemporary and emergent trends relating to Indigenous inclusion activities Contribute cultural, lived experience and Indigenous expertise to broader Reconciliation Business Initiatives • Support the General Manager Community, Employee Wellbeing and Safety in the development and implementation of community reconciliation action priorities within the overall platform • Contribute to community activities in collaboration with other key stakeholders Our Ways of Working • Live the new ways of working by role modelling design thinking and utilising an agile mindset • Take ownership and individual accountability for activities and outcomes • Extend support to each other, especially during times of change • Presume trust that colleagues have the best interests of Australian Unity at heart Risk & Compliance / Governance / Workplace Health & Safety • Adhere to all relevant risk and compliance obligations at all times • Participate in and manage as appropriate the identification, assessment, treatment and reporting of risks • Complete all compliance training • Safe guard the security of information assets in your control • Adhere to OHS obligations and legislative requirements
• Competitive salary range - $120K (inclusive of super) • A permanent, ongoing, fulltime position • An inclusive environment where diversity is celebrated • Ongoing professional development.
Any Australian Unity location on the East Coast.