Australian Red Cross is part of the world's largest humanitarian movements seeking to build a better society based on people helping people. Our vision is human dignity, peace, safety and well-being for all. Our purpose is supporting and empowering people and communities in times of vulnerability, preventing and alleviating suffering across Australia through mobilising the power of humanity. Australian Red Cross is guided by the fundamental principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and as such is a non-religious, neutral, impartial and independent humanitarian organisation.
The People and Culture Manager is a senior leadership role working in close partnership with the Director – Victoria, Director – Tasmania, and the State Management Teams by providing leadership, support and advice in relation to People and Culture policies, frameworks, procedures and case management – with the aim of building the capability of Red Cross to meet its strategic and operational goals. Key responsibilities • Advise, coach and support Red Cross staff about HR matters at each stage of the workforce lifecycle, including the appropriate enterprise agreement and relevant legislation • Connect across the organisation to deliver effective and consistent People and Culture strategies and initiatives • Be accountable for the implementation of the People and Culture operational plan in Victoria and Tasmania • Coach, manage and mentor direct reports while building the HR capability of line managers, staff and volunteers • Work with the Workforce Talent and Culture team to ensure effective implementation of the Workforce Development Plan • Apply a high level of financial literacy and management to any budget under delegation • Ensure that all Red Cross workforce related activity is compliant with Red Cross People and Culture policies and relevant legislation.
You will have stand-out leadership skills and experience in Human Resource management. You will be able to show you can work effectively across a complex stakeholder landscape to proactively deliver meaningful Human Resource solutions. You will appreciate that cultural competency is a highly regarded capability of all Red Cross team members, and the successful candidate will need to show experience in working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their communities. Red Cross recognises the importance of maintaining and re-establishing connections to culture, country and kinship to supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s health and wellbeing. Selection Criteria: Cultural Competencies • Able to demonstrate your cultural competency and be able to show experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their communities • Experience with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture Technical Competencies • Significant generalist HR knowledge and experience across each stage of the staff and volunteer lifestyle • Demonstrated ability to provide subject matter expertise, coaching, and advice on both staff and volunteer case management • Experience in implementing HR initiatives in an operational context, including policy, frameworks, projects and programs • Knowledge of employment law, including experience in the interpretation and application of industrial instruments • Previous experience in successfully managing and leading a team is strongly preferred, ideally across multiple locations • Demonstrated ability to work at both a strategic and operational level. In addition, a tertiary qualification in Human Resources and/or a related field is strongly preferred and an active membership of the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) will be highly regarded.
Work for purpose and know that your work fosters an engaged, diverse and culturally aware organisation empowered to deliver our humanitarian goals. You can access flexible working arrangements and generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.
The role will be based in Sydney. How to apply: Applications should be submitted to [email protected] with the subject line “Red Cross - People and Culture Manager”. Your application should include: • a cover letter [maximum five pages] responding to the selection criteria as detailed above • an up-to-date CV of no more than four pages which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this role Applications must be received by Midnight March 15, 2021. Late submissions will not be accepted. How to get more information Additional information is available in the role description or by contacting the team at Pipeline Talent. Lesina Gibbs-Manuatu | Talent Acquisition Specialist, Pipeline Talent Email: [email protected] Ph: 0408 027 880