Senior HR Business Partner

Job No: ELDERS682
Location: Melbourne or Adelaide

  • Help shape the capability of our senior leaders
  • Exciting generalist role; be a passionate contributor
  • Melbourne or Adelaide based

For 175 years Elders has been synonymous with rural Australia. More than just real estate, farm supplies or livestock agency, we’re an integrated agribusiness focused on creating real value for all our stakeholders in both Australian and international markets.

The Role

We have exciting opportunity for a Senior HR Business Partner to join our team and partner with the General Manager and their business units in Elders’ southern zone.

As a Senior HR Business Partner you will be in an operational, hands-on role, leading and supporting all aspects of the HR function in your portfolio, including employment relations; performance and reward; leadership coaching and development; employee engagement and enablement; recruitment and talent management. 

You will also have the opportunity to be involved in HR and business related projects, in some cases taking the lead project management role.

Reporting to the Head of HR this role works with people from across all aspects of our business, and have a strong focus on being the interface between the development and implementation of HR initiatives and the front line and senior leaders you work with.

Not only will you have a leadership role in the business units you support, but you will be a leader within our team.  You will provide direction and guidance to the HR Business Partner who works alongside you to support this portfolio. Your experience, technical capability and professional insight will be essential as a coach and mentor.

This type of role isn’t for everyone, you will need to be able to roll up the sleeves of your iconic Elders’ pink shirt and get out into our Branch network.  Travel will be both interstate and intrastate (rural) across South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania.

The Person

We are looking for an experienced professional who has demonstrated they can drive and support the HR activity in their business unit, providing decisive, pragmatic and commercially focussed HR consultancy.

You will act as a trusted advisor for leaders and employees, while coaching leaders to build their individual capability and encouraging individual ownership and accountability.  In a complex and diverse organisation which is in an exciting phase, this role draws on your collaborative style with the ability to influence and drive outcomes across all levels of the business.

If you’re someone is able to work in a team environment as well as being a motivated, self-starter capable of working autonomously then you’ll make a good fit for our team.

Along with tertiary qualifications, this role requires someone with solid experience in a similar type role.

This is a great opportunity to join a dedicated team of professionals, who are passionate about Elders and Australian agribusiness.

Apply now for this unique opportunity or for more information please call Stephanie Floyd, Senior HR Services Coordinator, on 08 8425 4634.

Applications close 23 June 2017.

At Elders, we want our people to reflect the communities we operate in, and encourage applications from a diverse range of people, backgrounds and experiences.


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