First listed on: 30 November 2018

Human Resources Business Partner 


The Organisation

City of Darwin is a major employer in Darwin employing approximately 350 employees. It operates from the Civic Centre in Harry Chan Avenue, four public libraries and service depots in the northern suburbs and in Bishop Street. Our organisational values are customer service, accountability, respect, excellence and solidarity (CARES) and these values are displayed in the way we work and in everything we do to service the Darwin community.

The Opportunity

The HR Business Partner will report to the Team Lead People and Culture and support the organisation in a number of business critical people, culture and growth improvement initiatives.

A hands-on role, you will be key in delivering a human resources framework and high performance culture through a number of key areas including:

  • Culture and Engagement;
  • Change Management;
  • Employment and Industrial Relations; and
  • Talent Acquisition

Your Experience

In this influential role, you will deliver on day-to-day HR matters as they arise. This position has a strong focus on setting the business up for rapid growth plus improving the performance of the business through their people. To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Minimum five (5) years' experience in a similar role within a medium to large organisation;
  • A proven ability to work across all disciplines of the business and have shown resilience, creativity and problem solving ability throughout your career;
  • HR Generalist experience, with proven industrial and employment relations knowledge; and
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills utilising your experience in training, coaching and leadership development across a broad range of skills and abilities.

This is a unique opportunity for savvy Human Resources professional to drive positive change and be a part of a growing team transforming a high performing business through its people.

Applications close 5pm Monday 17 December 2018

For enquiries regarding this position, please contact People Culture and Safety on 08 8930 0689.

Information on this positon, the position description and to submit an application is available from For more information on the City of Darwin

Applications addressing the selection criteria and accompanied by a resume should be submitted through our recruitment system prior to the closing date.

As part of Council's recruitment process, successful applications will undergo pre-employment assessments, which may include a medical.

City of Darwin offers six weeks annual leave, district allowance, salary sacrifice options, and the opportunity for continuous professional development and learning.

Scott Waters
Chief Executive Officer

This position may be eligible for the Welcome to the Territory Incentive program. For more information, visit


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