Senior HR Business Partner

APRA AMCOS

ULTIMO (Full Time)

APRA AMCOS

Senior HR Business Partner

ULTIMO (Full Time)

Applications close date Monday, 11 September 2017

We’re a progressive membership organisation in the arts and cultural industry, with a passion for promoting the value music brings to business and to life. Poised on the verge of an exciting leap in our business operating model, we’re looking for a Senior HR Business Partner to join our HR team of three and drive the implementation of our HR strategy across various departments and shared services functions.

With 360+ employees across Australia and New Zealand, over 95,000 songwriter, composer and music publisher members, annual revenues well over $350 million and a demonstrated commitment to innovation and community, we boast a workplace culture that’s highly valued by our people.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced HR generalist to work closely with the HR Director and the business to drive the evolution of our HR practice especially in the areas of Recruitment, Compensation, Change Management and HR Information Systems.

Core Responsibilities

  • Provide professional, business-focused, day to day HR services to the designated client group, including recruitment, performance management, grievances, advising on relevant legislation and award interpretation and annual salary reviews.
  • Coach management to facilitate effective and consistent people management, and build management capability.
  • Constructively challenge decisions which are not in the best interests of the organisation.
  • Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management of employees, reducing legal risks and ensuring regulatory compliance.
  • Build shared understanding and ownership of the organisation’s purpose, values, strategies, plans and desired culture. Actively model these values and behaviours. Be an ambassador for the organisation and for HR.
  • Support the Director, HR in the development, evolution and implementation of the people strategy.

Selection Criteria

  • Tertiary / post-graduate qualifications in HR Management.
  • AHRI Certification and certification in conflict resolution would be an advantage.
  • 5-8 years in an independent HR Business Partner role, partnering with multiple business leaders.
  • Excellent working knowledge of employment law, including Employment Awards, the Fair Work Act and the National Employment Standards, with the ability to apply this knowledge in workplace situations.
  • Excellent understanding of HR best practice and the ability to apply this to employee relations cases.
  • Strong report writing ability, catering for different audiences.
  • Demonstrated supervisory / coaching experience.
  • Experience of performance management and working within defined policies and procedures.
  • Experience with organisational change projects including restructures.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in implementing HR software solutions – iCHRIS an advantage.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft office packages
  • Excellent numeracy skills

Our ideal candidate is professional, approachable, tactful, discrete and diplomatic, competent in dealing with difficult situations. They’re able to work on their own initiative and under pressure and also excellent team players, able to display a flexible and creative approach to work situations.

To apply, please send through a cover letter (1-2) pages outlining your relevant experience along with an up-to-date resume by close of business Monday, 11 September 2017.

For more information, please contact Kirti Jacobs at kjacobs@apra.com.au

Applications without a cover letter and resume or that are received after the closing date will not be considered.

APRA AMCOS is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We prioritise employee wellbeing, with regular seminars, an EAP, mental health training, onsite flu vaccinations and more. We offer flexible work arrangements, paid parental leave and purchased leave. We prioritise diversity and we value learning. We’ve gone green with numerous sustainability initiatives, and we give back by regularly supporting charities.