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HR Business Partner (871865)


Location: Baulkham Hills

Job Type: Full time


We have a fantastic 8-month fixed-term parental leave cover opportunity for an enthusiastic, hands-on, HR Business Partner, internally this role is known as a Team Experience Partner. We work flexibly, and ideally, you will be based in Sydney, although we are flexible on location for the right person! This is a unique opportunity to impact our business performance through your exceptional partnering ability and talent in identifying opportunities to enhance organisational effectiveness. Your expertise in driving outcomes through strong relationships with business leaders will focus on building and implementing strategies in alignment with business plans.

About Woolworths Group

Woolworths Group is a food and everyday needs retailer united by the shared purpose of creating better experiences together for a better tomorrow. With more than 1,400 stores across its Woolworths Supermarkets, Countdown Supermarkets (New Zealand) and BIG W brands, and fast-growing eCommerce businesses, Woolworths Group is Australia and New Zealand’s largest retailer. A top 10 company on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), Woolworths Group employs more than 180,000 team members and serves more than 20 million customers a week.

About the Opportunity

This role will be responsible for driving value for the business by working within an Agile framework to deliver initiatives aligned to our purpose and strategy. This role will also facilitate the delivery of core people processes such as the annual performance and reward cycle, organisational planning and reporting as well as driving team listening across the business. You will work closely with stakeholders in the B2B Food Group and the wider Woolworths ecosystem.

In this role, you will also be responsible for:

  • Partner with leaders and the people team to ensure the successful delivery of our core people processes
  • Utilise data and analytics to provide insights and frame and identify opportunities to enhance the team experience and overall organisational effectiveness
  • Provide the leadership teams with coaching, advice and support across all areas of talent development, team engagement, leadership, change, organisational design, capability, development and organisational effectiveness in partnership with end-to-end teams
  • Drive and deliver robust talent plan and rhythm including workforce and succession planning, talent reviews, capability building, leadership capability and cultural change

Working in an agile environment, you will be supported by a flexible and adaptive, high performing People team. You will have great exposure to large scale people initiatives through participation in people tribes and squads.

About you

Keen on the opportunity? Let’s talk about your skills now!

We’re looking for a resilient and values-driven Business Partner who has an analytical mindset with previous experience working in a fast paced environment. This role will suit someone with strong HR foundations and excellent communication, stakeholder management and relationship building skills.

Engaging and dealing with stakeholders has no secret for you! You have an exceptional ability to build lasting relationships and partner with stakeholders across all levels of an organisation - a skill that has been developed through your previous experience in a strategic business partner role. You will possess strong business acumen, excellent communication and influencing skills, the ability to think and plan for the long term, and the capability to diagnose issues and use data and insights to influence solutions/outcomes. You will have a passion for understanding your stakeholders and mastery in embedding yourself into their world as a trusted and collaborative partner.

If you meet a number of requirements (and not all), we encourage you to submit your application.

As an inclusive, team-first company, our people are at the core of everything we do. As our Group continues to evolve, innovate and support our communities, we encourage our team members to do the same with their own careers, by providing ongoing opportunities to grow and make a real difference. We value diversity and aim to create a vibrant and inclusive workforce which reflects the communities we serve.

Grow with the Group

We care deeply about creating a workplace where our team members feel valued, respected and empowered. We are committed to providing equal opportunity regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or life stage. We are proud to be recognised as a Gold Tier Employer in the Australian Workplace Equality Index for LGBTQ+ inclusion and as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency.

As our Group continues to evolve, innovate and support our communities, we encourage our team members to do the same with their own careers, by providing ongoing opportunities to grow and make a real difference.

We value flexibility, and encourage our team members to work in ways that meet their work/life commitments and support their wellbeing.

We work hard to create a safe and inclusive environment for all, and most importantly, we're all about creating better experiences – for our customers and for each other.

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