Title:  People, Capability & Inclusion Manager

Job Number:  18749

Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3020

About North Western Program Alliance

North Western Program Alliance (NWPA) consists of three Alliance partners – John Holland, KBR and MTM and the client (LXRP), working together as one team to achieve shared goals. 

NWPA has a proven track record with the successful delivery of six level crossing removal projects, several premium stations, three projects currently in delivery and two in development phase.

We’re proud to make a real difference to the lives of people on our program of works and in the communities in which we operate. Our values are Care, Excellence, Creativity and Empowerment. 

We are currently looking for an experienced People, Capability & Inclusion Manager to join us and support multiple projects across the North Western Program Alliance.

About the Role

Whilst you will be initially based on the North Western Program Alliance, this is a long-term career opportunity with John Holland. This role is to be based on-site in Sunshine, VIC with expected travel to our other site office locations. 

Reporting to our Director of People & Engagement, as a People, Capability & Inclusion Manager, you'll be accountable for all people functional operations, including developing an overall people strategy for the Alliance to ensure a strong inclusive culture. Developing and implementing the Alliance's Industry Capability and Inclusion strategy to achieve KRA targets for Major Project Skills Guarantee (MPSG), AET and Social Procurement. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the Alliance is suitably resourced to deliver on the program of works
  • Ensure processes are in place to demobilise projects and identify next opportunities for staff
  • Ensure the People Team management plan is updated every six months (or as required) to ensure currency with the PAA and Alliance direction
  • Control and coordinate activities such as personal administration, employment relations, wage & salary administration, security, health & safety, employee benefits, remuneration, induction and activities relating to EEO and affirmative action
  • Administer remuneration policies which may include advising on competitive conditions and internal remuneration anomalies, and preparing remuneration review to enable business managers to conduct reviews effectively and efficiently
  • Represent the Allilance in dealings with employer groups, industry associations, government authorities and other relevant bodies as required
  • Co-ordinate events and celebrations for key national and local days/weeks of significance in conjunction with the Internal Comms Team and other SMEs
  • Co-ordinate diversity and inclusion programs for the Alliance
  • Prepare budgets
  • Manage and lead the People and ICI teams to ensure deliverables are met ­ 
  • Develop processes for performance management of staff
  • Understand the regulatory requirements to achieve the Major Project Skills Guarantee (MPSG) target for the Alliance
  • Maintain and review the project HR and Workforce plans and initiate appropriate action to ensure the requirements under the PAA are met and exceeded
  • Strategy development for projects the Development phase to implement during the Delivery phase
  • Manage and implement the social procurement strategy for the Alliance in accordance with the PAA requirements
  • Maintain and review the Social Procurement plan and initiatives appropriate to ensure the requirements under the PAA are met and exceeded
  • Facilitate cultural awareness and training relevant to achieving and culturally safe workplace environment and MPSG and social procurement deliverables to Alliance staff and subcontractors
  • Keep up to date with industry best practice to drive high performance
  • Review all processes and procedures to ensure a continuous mindset with the People and ICI teams to drive high performance

To be successful in this key role:

  • ­Degree in Human Resources, Business, Business Management, Law or Employee Relations
  • ­Minimum of 7-10 years’ experience providing strategic leadership and senior level experience across relevant HR and industry, capability and inclusion disciplines
  • ­Understanding of the Major Project Skills Guarantee and Local Content
  • Leadership skills and the ability to create effective teams and build networks and relationships
  • Knowledge of human resources in the Australian and International industry
  • Ability to influence, negotiate, delegate and make decisions that result in the desired outcome
  • ­Management experience in performance management and addressing under performance as required
  • ­Understands national and state regulatory frameworks, systems and key risks
  • ­Skill in facilitation of training and presentations

What you'll get in return:

  • Join one of Australia’s leading Alliance’s to deliver critical Projects that make a real difference to the lives of people on our program of works and in the communities in which we operate 
  • Work with and learn from leading industry experts to develop and progress your career
  • Deliver innovative, unique and award-winning Projects you’re proud to say “I helped build that”
  • Driven and supportive culture that truly lives the NWPA values Care, Excellence, Creativity and Empowerment
  • Monthly Reward & Recognition Awards to recognise outstanding employee and team achievements
  • Alliance annual ‘A Great Day’ event 
  • Two John Holland Wellness Days, to use spending time doing what you love
  • Access to WHEREFIT, a partnership between John Holland and over 400 gyms and fitness studios, to receive exclusive corporate discounts of up to 50% off
  • John Holland’s flexible working arrangements. Be part of #HowWeFlex
  • Multicultural Leave Exchange, request an existing public holiday is substituted for a religious or culturally significant day important to you
  • To find out the benefits of working for John Holland, visit www.johnholland.com.au or learn more about the Level Crossing Removal works, visit www.levelcrossings.vic.gov.au

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