First listed on: 14 May 2021

HR Business Partner - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

We are NSW’s bulk water supplier, river operator and your one-stop shop for licensing, water trades and water information.  We supply two thirds of water used in NSW from our 42 dams, rivers and pipelines to regional towns, irrigators, Sydney Water and local water utilities. We also own and operate the largest surface and groundwater monitoring network in the southern hemisphere and build, maintain and operate essential infrastructure.

WaterNSW is seeking an experienced HR Business Partner to join their high performing team (location is negotiable). The purpose of this role is to Partner with business leaders to deliver a business transformation program as well as provide coaching, support and advice on a range of Human Resource matters including workplace planning, organisational design and building performance and put safety first.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide HR Leadership to the A&A transformation program ensuring best practice HR/ IR and change is implemented to ensure business and people benefits of the program are fully realised.
  • Develop and deliver the IR, change and coms strategy for the A&A Program.
  • Provide ongoing advice, coaching, direction and training to the business leaders and teams on a diverse range of human resource topics to build stronger P&C knowledge and capability across WaterNSW
  • Provide responsive, accurate services for escalated P&C matters, assisting to resolve difficult enquiries, the handling of significant grievances and implementation of corrective actions as required to meet customer needs
  • Establish strong internal working relationships and to support the delivery of broader P&C strategies and frameworks as required soliciting feedback and measuring customer satisfaction.

Skills and Qualifications required:

  • Tertiary education in Human Resources, business or related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Extensive knowledge of industrial relations and its implications within business change programs
  • In depth knowledge of change management best practice
  • Understanding of organisational and cultural change
  • Extensive Human Resources experience with experience in leading business change projects.
  • Demonstrable ability to interact proactively with management and staff at all levels within the organisation in the resolution of HR issues
  • Experience in coaching and supporting leaders on a range of people matters including organisational change
  • Current NSW Drivers Licence

For the successful candidate, this role will see you work as part of a dedicated and passionate team as well as flexible work arrangements.

Probity Checks:

The successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks including a National police check and Medical check. Any offer of employment will be subject to successful clearance of these checks. 

More information can be accessed via the Position Description
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All applications must be lodged via an online application - emailed applications will not be accepted.

Please note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Applications close 28.05.2021

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