First listed on: 10 June 2024

People and Culture Advisor


People and Culture Advisor at Western Australian Institute of Sport (WAIS)

Are you passionate about fostering a positive culture?  Do you thrive in a dynamic high-performance environment?  We are looking for a talented and experienced People and Culture Advisor to join our team at WAIS.

About us:

WAIS was established in 1984 to enable Western Australian athletes to achieve international sporting success.  We operate in partnership with National Sporting Organisations and State Sporting Associations along with the VenuesWest and the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries to deliver a high- performance training environment for sports and athletes.

We do not support a win at all costs culture - success for us is about winning well.  We are about our people and creating a culture of excellence, teamwork, and respect.  From athletes to support staff, everyone plays a critical role in our success.

Role Overview.

As a P&C advisor, you will be a pivotal player in maintaining and enhancing our unique culture.  You’ll provide expert advice and support on a range of HR matters from recruitment and performance management to employee relations and learning and development initiatives, working closely with management to deliver a positive employee experience for our team at WAIS.

Key responsibly areas for the role are:

  • HR consultancy and advice
  • Recruitment, selection, and onboarding
  • Relationship management and support for a positive employee experience
  • Learning and development
  • Policy and procedure development and review
  • Work Health and Safety
  • Information and knowledge management.

About you:

  • You are an experienced generalist HR professional with a thorough understanding of HR management practice and issues.
  • You have exceptional communication skills and the ability to build and maintain positive and effective relationships in the workplace.
  • You can demonstrate your ability to problem solve and manage and advise on complex workplace issues and you have sound knowledge of all relevant employment legislation and can accurately interpret and apply policies and awards.
  • You will have worked with HR databases previously and ideally have HR qualifications although this is not a deal breaker.
  • Experience within the sporting sector would be great but is not essential but a passion for sport will be a game changer!
  • Above all else, you are a genuine team player that cares about others and always acts with kindness and integrity.

Join us:

If you’re ready to make a meaningful impact in the world of elite sport in WA and contribute to a positive culture, we want to hear from you!

Please go to our career’s portal at to view the full position description and if you are ticking the boxes, apply now to join our team at WAIS.

All applications must be submitted through the WAIS career portal.

Please include a cover letter addressing your suitability for your role, along with your resume.

Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Please note, candidates that are shortlisted for an interview will be contacted shortly after the closing date. All other candidates will be communicated with at the conclusion of our process.

For further information:

For role related queries please contact Nicole Horrocks, HR Consultant, via email

The job closes at 9am (AWST) on 24 June 2024 so get your application in before then!

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