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People and Culture Business Partner

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Work type: Maximum Term Contract
Location: VIC - Metro
Categories: HR, Recruitment & Training

The position

A great max contract opportunity exists to join World Vision Australia, Australia’s number one charity trusted brand resulting from an internal secondment. You are a true generalist, with exceptional relationship management skills, who can work at both a strategic and operational level and can truly add value and make a difference. You will be working closely with the P&C team, executives and departments to deliver change, capability, and culture outcomes for high performance results. 

Your role plays an integral part in the organisation, enabling us to support our mission of empowering Australians to create meaningful change for the world’s most vulnerable children and adults.

This is a Maximum Term contract role until December 2024.

Your responsibilities:

  • Partners with executives and leadership teams to contribute to the business strategy and outcomes
  • Leads and manages execution of specific projects / change initiatives
  • Partners with groups in developing workforce plans to ensure that there are appropriately skilled resources to meet organisational objectives and commitments
  • Leads cyclical events i.e. annual remuneration review, performance review calibrations reviews etc.
  • Coach Leaders in developing, implementing, and building cohesive teams
  • Partner with departments and Talent to examine current and future capability needs and identifying gaps between the supply and demand
  • Lead workplace relations cases including performance management, investigations, mediations, and employee discipline/grievance issues in a procedurally fair manner
  • Using data to influence decision making and provide insights that drive positive change and outcomes

Who we’re looking for:

We are looking for someone who is trusted, has a can-do, problem-solving aptitude, with excellent generalist business partnering experience and exercises resilience and tenacity.

You will also have:

  • Strong generalist experience in all facets of P&C
  • Strong communication, influencing and facilitation skills
  • Excellent knowledge of employment law and legislation
  • High proficiency in Microsoft office suite applications i.e. excel, word, PowerPoint
  • Change Management qualifications (highly desirable)
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related business field

Working for World Vision means you are making the world better 

It’s not every day that a job comes along that lets you change the world. Working for World Vision means looking forward to turning up at work because you know you’re about to do something meaningful. It means working with 35,000 staff and 3.3 million supporters in 100 countries who will stop at nothing to help children live better lives. Join a team that is bold and courageous, and where job satisfaction goes beyond financial reward. 

The selection process 

For your information, the interviews will start immediately, and the role may be filled before the closing date.

We embrace diversity, employing people from a variety of cultural and religious backgrounds. We take our Safeguarding responsibilities seriously and we are committed to providing an environment that is safe for children. Our stringent recruitment procedures make sure the safest and most suitable people work with the children in our programs. All successful candidates will undergo all required pre-employment checks which is inclusive of a criminal record check. We provide our staff and volunteers with ongoing supervision, support, and training in their work with vulnerable children and their families.  World Vision Australia participates in the Inter-Agency Scheme for the Disclosure of Safeguarding-related Misconduct in Recruitment Process within the Humanitarian and Development Sector. 

Who we are

World Vision is a Christian organisation that empowers everyday Australians to create meaningful change for children through relief, development and advocacy work.

We offer great benefits such as salary packaging, flexible working arrangements, free on-site parking and an onsite café for our employees.

For more information on World Vision and the work we do, please visit our website:  





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World Vision Australia is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation that is dedicated to transforming the lives of children and communities by tackling the causes of poverty. We are dedicated to increasing opportunities for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people in line with our Reconciliation Action Plan