Senior HR Business Partner - Operations

Posted on 16-Feb-2018
Application Close Date: 27-Feb-2018
Job Details
Human Resources
Position Type:
Full Time
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Goodman Fielder is a leading regional food company across Australia, New Zealand and Asia Pacific. We have a portfolio of iconic and trusted brands that Australians have grown up with and put in their supermarket trolleys every week, including Helga's, Wonder White, Praise, White Wings, MeadowLea, and many more.


In March 2015 Goodman Fielder was acquired by Wilmar International and First Pacific. Wilmar International has over 450 manufacturing plants and an extensive distribution network covering China, India, Indonesia and some 50 other countries. First Pacific owns 50% of Indonesia's largest food company, Indofood.


We are currently experiencing times of change and growth with continued investment across our business.


Reporting to our Head of HR - Australia, and supporting our Operations & Supply Chain business units in Australia, this role will see you partnering with your leadership team in order to understand their challenges and opportunities, and subsequently creating and helping to execute a road map that delivers solutions which enable and drive a high performance culture. You will also deliver the GF and HR strategy by leading and/or contributing to strategic HR programs, as you lead a team of site-based HR Managers & Advisors.


Specifically, you will:


  • Drive a culture of performance and accountability by partnering with leadership teams on the Performance and Development planning cycle
  • Engage business leaders in feedback and coaching, while building trust and strong, open relationships
  • Partner with Managers on the planning, design, change management and implementation of projects and programs, such as capability programs
  • Ensure HR initiatives are pragmatic, commercial, and linked to business performance
  • Work with lead teams to identify internal talent and assist in creating targeted development plans
  • Work with the Talent Acquisition Team to ensure recruitment is aligned to business strategy, budget, and headcount


To be successful in this role you will need:


  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, or a related field (preferred)
  • Minimum 5+ years' experience in an HRBP role, with an understanding of local legislation/regulations & EBA's
  • Experience in organisational development or projects to build people capability
  • Excellent judgement, drive, and initiative
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build relationships across all levels of a matrix business
  • Strong leadership, coaching, and influencing skills, with a drive to succeed through times of change
  • Experience in FMCG (preferred however not essential)


Please note that regular inter-state travel will be a requirement of this role.


This is a highly visible role; with the opportunity to work within a high performing and respected HR function, and lead a talented team of HR professionals. 

What are you waiting for? Apply now.