First listed on: 17 May 2020

People & Culture Advisor

Company description:
TransGrid operates and manages the major high voltage electricity transmission network in NSW and the ACT, connecting generators, distributors and major end users.

Our core role is to connect electricity consumers to a safe, secure and reliable network through efficient maintenance, proficient operation of assets and prudent investment. Our network is the backbone of the NEM, enabling energy trading between Australia’s three largest states along the east coast and supporting the competitive wholesale electricity market

Job description:
  • Flexible & dynamic working environment
  • Starting salary from $94,000 + 15% superannuation 
  • Based in Sydney – Eastern Creek
  • 12 month opportunity

Who we are

At TransGrid, our work improves the lives of millions – from lighting up sports fields, schools and homes, to powering the wheels of commerce and everything else in between. Now it’s your turn to make it happen. 

TransGrid offer fulfilling careers for driven people who can help ensure that our business and the essential services we provide to consumers, the community and key stakeholders are continually improving. With us you will thrive in a collaborative environment where new ideas and knowledge sharing are encouraged, and where you’ll be supported through opportunities to develop and achieve your full potential.

This is an exciting time in the energy industry with the transition to renewable energy. Recent government policy documents outline plans to facilitate increasing transmission interconnection between states and development of renewable energy zones.

The Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated People & Culture Advisor. Reporting to a HR Business Partner you will enjoy responsibility for day-to-day People and Culture activities and the provision of quality HR services in the areas of recruitment, employee relations, performance management, capability development and HR policies and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities

As a People & Culture Advisor you will:

  • Perform talent acquisition and recruitment processes
  • Provide support to business partners, managers and employees on various HR related topics to assist in the program delivery and service provision
  • Assist in the review of current People and Culture processes and the implementation of improved process changes
  • Assist in development and implementation of human resource policies and procedures
  • Maintain HR systems including employee records and report generation as required
  • Undertaken projects, initiatives and activities in accordance with relevant strategies and procedures

Skills & Experience

What we expect from you:

  • Minimum 3-5 years generalist HR recruitment experience and/or equivalent
  • Solid end to end recruitment experience
  • Demonstrated solid level of knowledge and understanding of human resource legislation, concepts and practices and how these are applied in the workplace
  • Outstanding communication skills with the ability to engage, partner, build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders
  • System savvy including a strong knowledge of MS Office and attention to detail
  • The ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced working environment
  • Tertiary qualifications at degree level in human resources management and/or equivalent experience
  • Analytical and decision-making skills
  • Confidentiality, tact and discretion

Recognition & Reward

What you can expect from us:

  • Structured leadership and development programs
  • Flexible work arrangements available
  • 14 weeks Parental Leave (includes adoption)
  • 2 weeks Other Parent Leave
  • Annual picnic day (additional day off)
  • Salary sacrifice options for superannuation and motor vehicles (subject to ATO requirements)
  • 18 days personal leave (sick /carer’s leave)
  • Moving leave
  • Emergency/disaster leave

In return for your hard work we have numerous benefits and initiatives to support you personally and professionally including but not limited to private health insurance discount, motor vehicle lease plan, career development support, study assistance program and workplace flexibility.

Join us and make it happen for your career, and for the millions of Australians who rely on our services every day.

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Applications close on Thursday, 28 May 2020

  • Our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, we will assess applications as they are received.
  • We do not accept agency introductions as TransGrid operates a direct sourcing model.

TransGrid is committed to Health and Safety, the Environment, Equal Employment Opportunity, Diversity and Ethical Practices. All applicants are expected to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to these areas.

Profile description:

TransGrid has an exciting opportunity for a People & Culture Advisor for up to 12 months. Join us and make it happen for your career!


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