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People and Culture Officer

Global EverGreening Alliance |
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Location: VIC
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Would you like to be part of improving the livelihoods of more than 2 million households and capturing more than 80 million tons of CO2 in the process? We are seeking a passionate and motivated individual to join us in making positive impacts on communities and the environment!

• Ongoing position in a supportive environment
• Flexible working arrangement available, including hybrid working
• Position location: Burwood East, Victoria

The Global EverGreening Alliance (The Alliance) is an international NGO that coordinates the development and implementation of large-scale land restoration programs.
Its members include World Vision, CARE International, Oxfam, Catholic Relief Services, Conservation International, The Nature Conservancy, the World Resources Institute and The World Agroforestry Centre.
The Alliance was established to create and apply long-term solutions to the global problems of land degradation and climate change. This is done through a collaborative approach with an emphasis on evergreening practices: regenerative farming that integrates trees into crop and livestock production systems of smallholder farms. In June 2022, the Alliance launched Restore Africa, the largest community-based land restoration program in Africa. More than 1,8 million hectares of degraded land will be restored through sustainable land management practices in six countries: Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi and Uganda, improving the livelihoods of more than 2 million households and capturing more than 80 million tons of CO2 in the process.

The Global Evergreening Alliance is seeking a proactive, organised and details focused People and Culture Officer to support administrative and operational human resources functions across the employee lifecycle. Reporting to the People and Culture Manager you will provide high quality coordination and support in various areas of human resources to deliver a positive experience for employees. You will be involved in various projects with opportunities to grow your human resources capabilities.

• Provide accurate and professional recruitment administration and coordination, including coordinating interviews, conducting phone screens and reference checks,
• Efficient monitoring and management of emails in the People and Culture inbox to ensure timely, accurate and appropriate responses are provided and that any complex and/or sensitive matters are immediately escalated to the People and Culture Manager.
• Effective management of accurate, orderly, and up-to-date employee, independent contractor and volunteer files (computer files and HRIS), including contracts and performance documents.
• Proactively manage learning and development administration on the Learning Management System (LMS).
• Coordinate the onboarding and induction processes for new employees, including the maintaining of relevant spreadsheets and management of induction compliance item tracking.
• Coordinate processes within the employee lifecycle such as probationary review meetings, performance review documentation, terminations and employee recognition.
• Provide accurate and timely human resources advice and assistance to employees in response to queries in accordance with organisational policies and relevant employment legislation.
• Escalate complex or sensitive human resources matters to the People and Culture Manager.
• Communicate with internal and external stakeholders with a high level of professionalism and strong attention to detail in both written and oral communications, including the proofreading of all work to identify and rectify inaccuracies or omissions.

• Demonstrated experience in human resources administration and coordination across the employment lifecycle.
• Demonstrated experience in end-to-end recruitment.
• Strong attention to detail and consistently high standards of work.
• Demonstrated ability to use initiative to proactively seek work and identify systems and processes requiring improvement.
• Excellent time management skills, including the ability to manage priorities and consistently meet deadlines and manage spreadsheets to track tasks.
• Demonstrated ability to appropriately deal with sensitive and highly confidential information with a high degree of tact, discretion and judgement.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with people in a variety of positions and a variety of backgrounds.
• Excellent written skills, including the ability to draft accurate and appropriate correspondence and documents.

Please provide your resume and a cover letter clearly addressing the Key Selection Criteria in your application. Only candidates who address the selection criteria will be considered for shortlisting. Applications will be reviewed as they are received, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Please note, you must have the right to work in Australia to apply for this role. Applications close Sunday, 27 August.

If you have any questions, please contact [email protected]

The Global EverGreening Alliance has zero tolerance for child abuse, discrimination, harassment, and workplace bullying. All staff, including volunteers, are required to sign an acknowledgement and adhere strictly to the organisation’s child protection, safeguarding and other policies. In addition, the successful applicant will need to provide a recent Australian Police Record Check and a current Working with Children Check card.

Closing Date: Aug 27, 2023