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People Business Partner

Oxfam Australia |
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Location: Australia | Any Major City
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Interesting hybrid People Business Partner role in an inclusive and progressive organisation.
Permanent, Full-time, 35 hours per week
Melbourne based
About Us

At Oxfam Australia, we believe all lives are equal and no-one should live in poverty. We are a member of Oxfam International, a global confederation working with partners and local communities in 87 countries.

Would you like to join this global movement of people working together to eliminate the inequalities that keep people in poverty?

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and committed person to fill the role of People Business Partner.

Job Description
Why you will love working at Oxfam

As part of People and Capability team, you will use your skills, qualifications, lived experience and initiative to tackle inequality and flight poverty. Yes, you read that right, lived experience and initiative, because it is not all about key selection criteria.

Are you re-entering the workforce after a career break? Don’t worry! We are looking for people with a fire in their belly and a commitment to ending poverty. As long as you know your subject matter, we can teach you the other stuff and show you what’s happened while you were away.

The Role

As the People Business Partner, you will serve as an internal consultant to the organisation on human resources-related issues and needs. You will assess and anticipate HR-related needs, and through collaborative partnerships across the organisation deliver value-added service to our people.

Varied role for an experienced HR professional that involves working in a highly collaborative and inclusive environment
The role is part of a talented and nimble team and will involve coaching, providing sound strategic HR advice and contributing to all aspects of HR service delivery
This role provides the opportunity to collaborate on the implementation of a pilot of a 30-hour week and other flexible working arrangements
The role will enable you to work closely with teams performing a wide variety of roles with diverse stakeholders including First Nations communities and international partners
Desired Skills and Experience
A little about you (the key selection criteria)

To be successful in this role you will have:

Demonstrated ability to provide strategic and operational HR advice on the interpretation of HR policies and procedures, employment legislation, recruitment strategies and change management
High degree of emotional intelligence
Excellent judgement
A track record as a strong collaborator and communicator
Experience in policy development and implementation
Ability to plan and facilitate training
The ability to work productively in a hybrid environment. Currently the team has one anchor day per week in the Melbourne office and uses Teams and other tools to collaborate when working remotely from team colleagues
We can offer you

A base salary of $108,844 plus superannuation, superior leave benefits and access to generous non-for-profit salary packaging program (up to $18,450 of your salary tax-free).
The opportunity to use your talents and expertise to make a positive impact around the world.
We value flexibility and seek to support our people to work in ways that meet their work/life commitments and support their wellbeing.
Cultural leave
Superannuation matching
Our culture is shaped by our values, which reinforce what we care about and how we do things, not just what we do. Our five core values of Accountability, Empowerment, Equality, Inclusiveness and Sustainability drive everything we do at Oxfam.

Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct. We are committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us. Therefore, our people are required to comply with the One Oxfam Child Safeguarding and Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse policies and sign the Oxfam Australia Child Safeguarding and One Oxfam Employee Codes of Conduct.

How to Apply

Complete the online application form, then, as three separate documents, upload:

a cover letter that tells us how your professional history and lived experience makes you the right candidate.
your CV.
your response to the selection criteria outlined in the advertisement.
Applications close on 24 August 2023.

Here is the link to the Position Description

Our people are at the heart of everything we do. We care deeply about creating a safe and inclusive workplace where our people feel valued, respected and impowered. We are committed to providing equal opportunities and encourage applicants with personal experience of the forms of injustice we seek to address to apply for opportunities at Oxfam Australia.

Applicants will be required to show proof of their right to work in Australia with the subject to satisfactory clearance of a Police Records Check, and Counter Terrorism and Aid Diversion Check.

We give priority to protecting the health, safety and wellbeing of our people, supporters, and the communities we work with. If successful you may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination or approved medical contraindication prior to commencing employment with Oxfam Australia.

Closing Date: Aug 24, 2023