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Senior People and Culture Business Partner
  • $136,491 per annum + superannuation
  • Full time, 12 month fixed term role
  • • Geelong based role

About the role

The Senior People & Culture Business Partner utilises expertise within their professional HR discipline to support the organisation in optimising the performance of teams and implementing business solutions that improve work practices and the employee experience.

The Senior People & Culture Business Partner provides their clients with a complete strategic and operational perspective as they develop, adapt and execute their strategic and operational plans. You will coach your People & Culture Business Partner colleagues in order to achieve the wider business strategic agenda and drive continuous improvement with the clients groups and the People and Culture team.

Your key accountabilities will include:

  • Undertake regular and systematic analysis of business requirements against the organisational strategic plan, operational priorities and capability assessments to drive workforce planning and cultural development through your client groups.
  • Deliver services in line with the People & Culture service delivery model and business plan through the Business Partnering team.
  • Support client groups with the successful management and resolution of employee relations matters and work in partnership with the Workplace Relations team in interpreting policy and addressing any industrial relations risks.
  • Support and lead the delivery of organisational change, associated communications and develop and implement change plans, consultation processes, resourcing requirements and management of redeployment cases.

Please ensure you take a look at the Position Description provided for additional information on accountabilities for this role.

About you

You are an experienced HR professional who wants to make a difference. You’re resilient and influential, with highly developed emotional intelligence and stakeholder management skills. You are a team oriented person who enjoys delivering outcomes and making a positive impact on your team and stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated experience as a leader with generalist HR skills and a good working knowledge of complex change management, organisational development, employee relations and health, safety & wellbeing.
  • Strong capability and confidence in coaching and influencing stakeholders on the merits of sound performance management, HR strategic initaitives, employee engagement and the consistent application of policy.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of IR, OD, OHS & relevant legislation.
  • Postgraduate qualifications in HR or a related discipline preferred.

Working with Us

We pride ourselves on being a great place to work and offer flexibility to facilitate work/life balance. People who are seeking part-time or job share arrangements are encouraged to apply.

WorkSafe employees enjoy: Mental and physical health and wellbeing programs | Flexible working | Discounted gym & pool memberships | Supporting work environment | WELL rated building | Active Social Club | Career opportunities and working for your Community!

What’s next?

Applications close 11:00PM, Wednesday 26th January 2022. Click the link to apply, and join us in making a difference to Victorian lives.

Only people with the right to work in Australia may apply for this position. You may be required to undergo a National Police Check (and Medical Assessment) as part of the recruitment process.

Candidate screening may take place prior to the advertisement closing, so get your application in.

For further enquiries please contact Alison Forbes on 0479 171 807 or email

About Us

At WorkSafe our passion for the wellbeing of Victorian workers brings us together. Our people come from a wide range of professions and with no two days ever being the same, diverse thinking comes naturally to us. As we build the WorkSafe of the future we’re committed to delivering industry best practice to our people, our customers and the community. 

Our Future

Our Strategy has our core purpose front of mind; reducing workplace harm, improving outcomes for injured workers and provide community value.

We don’t shy away from the importance of our purpose to the Victorian community, that’s why we have a stated ambition to be world leading.

The outlook is a future where the system enables us to identify and mitigate potential risks and hazards before they result in harm to workers. When workers are injured the system will support the best outcomes.

Important Information

WorkSafe is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risks to health consistent with WorkSafe’s obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (OH&S Act).

Therefore, there is a requirement that all WorkSafe employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes (unless a medical exemption applies).

To meet its obligations under the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Directions and the OH&S Act, WorkSafe will request vaccination information or evidence of an exemption in the pre-employment stage.

Inability to provide this may impact your subsequent employment with WorkSafe.

Job Ref: AF000034
Submitted: 12-01-2022

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