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People Business Partner

Metro Trains Melbourne

Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
- Amelia Earhart

Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) is a multi-award winning organisation and we pride ourselves on our team of high performing talented professionals who are safety and delivery focused, and are at the core of our success.

You will be joining an organisation that is known as a global leader in its field but also prides itself on being dynamic, embracing new technologies and focused on customer service. Our aim is to promote work/life balance feel comfortable to bring their best to work, and to truly be focused on a common goal which is to provide a world class railway service.

Become part of a talented and passionate team dedicated to enhancing and delivering projects that improve the safety and reliability of Melbourne’s rail network. Doing truly meaningful work in a supportive and inclusive culture that encourages you to make the most of your talents.

We provide a range of employee benefits that will make your experience working at MTM both professionally and personally rewarding.

About the Role

This People Business Partner is embedded within the Alliance’s People team to enable project delivery of Melbourne Airport Rail through strong business and people partnering.

You will support employees and leaders across the Alliance on a wide spectrum of people related disciplines (i.e. end to end employee lifecycle activities, performance management, talent and succession planning, remuneration and benefits, organisational design, change management, employee engagement, diversity & inclusion and service leadership).

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Be an active collaborative member of the Alliance People team and work closely with senior managers on proactive initiatives to coach, support and drive a culture that lifts capability
  • Collaborate with the broader MTM People team to contribute to the development and execution of the Projects Division People Plan.
  • Senior Stakeholder Engagement across the Alliance and MTM Enterprise wide
  • Support business transformations by delivering the appropriate organisational designs and implementations to enhance business performance and effectiveness
  • Coach and equip line managers with the appropriate knowledge to effectively lead and manage their teams
  • Empower teams in career development

About You

  • Tertiary degree in HR Management, or equivalent qualifications
  • 5 years + generalist HR experience working within a People business partnership model
  • Experience with stakeholder engagement across multi-disciplinary organisations
  • Passionate about people and being able to influence and affect long lasting change
  • Rail/Construction/Infrastructure experience highly regarded
  • Ability to schedule work priorities to ensure deadlines are strictly adhered to whilst managing complex situations, having solid problem solving and negotiating skills
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to write reports and manage time effectively.

Next Steps to joining MTM

This is an excellent opportunity to take the next step in your career and make a tangible impact on Melbourne’s growing infrastructure.

If what you’ve read resonates with your values, experience, and career aspiration then we want to hear from you. Please submit your application by Sunday 25th September 2022.

Metro Trains is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We encourage all interested applicants to apply but please note - only applications with the right to live and work in Australia will be considered for this position.


Why work for Metro?

  • Attractive Remuneration: Excellent pay and corporate partner benefits / discounts
  • Career Progression: Career development support and opportunities to learn new skills within a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Vibrant and Ambitious Team: A collaborative team of passionate people who are dedicated to delivering projects that improve the safety and reliability of Melbourne’s rail network
  • Permanent Opportunity: Our ongoing involvement in the exciting pipeline of major rail projects
  • Benefits: Free Myki travel across Victoria and other great corporate discounts
  • Work-Life Balance and Hybrid Working: We encourage flexibility and wellbeing; you will manage your own schedule and we will support you to thrive in your role. MTM supports flexible working arrangements.
  • Access to EAP support services
  • Ample learning and development programs and courses suited to your career goals
  • Build your network and with a growing workforce of over 6.500 employees, there are opportunities to move and build your career how you see fit