• Research Institute & International NGO dedicated to health equality
• New key Executive leadership role and advisor to CEO
• Elevate the people and culture strategy in a growing organisation.
About the organisation
Burnet Institute is an Australian, unaligned, not-for-profit, independent organisation that combines medical research with practical action to address health issues globally. Generated by brilliant minds in the lab and in the field, the point of difference is their technical breadth – from laboratory-based discoveries to public health and field research, commercialisation and international development programs, they are working towards better health for all people.
About the role
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, and working closely with the executive team, the Chief People Officer is responsible for building out and delivering Burnet’s people strategy in alignment with the Burnet 2030 strategy. This includes enhancing the employee experience across the employment lifecycle, and ensuring excellence in service delivery by the human resources team. In this highly visible position, the appointee will act as a trusted adviser to the CEO, other Executives, the Board and governance committees providing leadership to ensure that the organisational and workforce capacity, capability and culture are in place to support growth and development. Critical to success in this role will be strategic and tactical thinking to support a significant change agenda, including building culture and engagement with targeted initiatives across career and succession planning, leadership, diversity and gender equity, staff and student development and well-being, people services, employee relations, performance and reward. Enabling a workplace culture of opportunity and inclusion is at the centre of this role.
You are a progressive, business minded, strategic and highly regarded human resources executive who has led the people function in a complex environment and are seeking the chance to employ your strategic mindset and pragmatic action orientation in a leadership position. With creative ideas and curiosity, you are an architect of human resources strategy designed to enhance employee experience and build culture. Your reputation as a trusted adviser to the executive is underpinned by your credibility, collaborative style, and exceptional influencing and interpersonal skills. A proven, naturally engaging and authentic leader, you inspire high-performance and connect people to purpose. Harness your strategic expertise and hands-on approach to make a real contribution through the people agenda of this critical health research and international development organisation.
For more information, please contact Annie Healy at SHK on +61 3 8620 8025 or go to the SHK link below to apply.
Please submit your resume in Microsoft Word format. Direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to SHK.