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Title:  HR Advisor - Corporate

Job Number:  12756

Sydney, NSW, AU, 2009

About John Holland

We’re all about transforming lives by finding solutions to complex challenges. We do that by providing leading design, engineering, construction and asset operations, across infrastructure, transport, building and property in Australia and New Zealand.

From the epic, to the intimate, everything we do improves life for someone, somewhere. It gives our business momentum and means we approach things a little differently.

While our competitors talk about what they do, we focus on why we do it. We transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.

Are you up for the challenge?

About you and the role;

In this varied and action-packed role based in our Pyrmont office, you will provide People management advice to the Corporate business unit (Strategy, Customer & Corporate Affairs, IT, Technology Engineering Knowledge (TEK), Commercial, Finance, People, Health Safety Environment Sustainability (HSES), Quality, and the Chief Operations Officer (COO)).

You will deliver guidance on varied people management activities such as resourcing, onboarding, organisational development, performance management, remuneration, cultural diversity, and other People matters as required.

Reporting to the General Manager People Corporate, you will be a confident and polished self-starter with a strong foundation in providing People support and advice to stakeholders at all levels in a large and complex organisation. You will have the utmost respect for confidentiality, thrive under pressure, and be a natural problem solver. This is a great opportunity to hone your expertise in an evolving and supportive environment where you will have the chance to take ownership, build your career and learn lots. 

Responsibilities of the role include;

  • Partner with the various Corporate functions to drive People focused outcomes in line with the People strategies and John Holland values and behaviours
  • Provide support to managers and employees with employment matters such as managing poor performance, counselling/ disciplinary matters, absenteeism, complaints/ grievances, remuneration and terminations
  • Assist in the implementation of Organisational Development and Remuneration & Rewards initiatives
  • Provide advice to employees and managers on the performance management process and system
  • Support new employees during their on-boarding
  • Coordinate resourcing business cases/ staff movements/ promotions/ remuneration updates/ reporting line changes/ changes to days and hours/ working flexibly applications/ higher duties
  • Coordinate the probation review/ exit interview processes
  • Generate reports from various databases
  • Assist with effectively managing headcount
  • Assist in any review and analysis of company policies and practices
  • Obtain recommendations on salary benchmarking and remuneration packages for employees and contractors
  • Manage independent contractors and set up contingent workers
  • Assist with managing the Corporate Graduate Program

To be successful in this key role, you must have;

  • Tertiary education in HR, IR/ER, Education, Law, Psychology or Business (or similar)
  • 1-5 years’ experience in a Human Resources/People role
  • Ability to build positive and effective professional relationships
  • Ability to solve problems and identify process improvement
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of national and state regulatory frameworks
  • Knowledge of employment legislation, including government policy
  • Knowledge of contracts and commercial awareness

As part of the team, you help us deliver on our promise to transform lives.

Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as different perspectives and ideas will deliver our long-term success.

We’ll do all we can to help you develop your skills, and make a difference, right from the start. We have a flexible workplace and focus on all aspects of your physical and mental health and safety. We want you to be with us for the long-term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority.

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