Human Resources Business Partner - Coffey International Development

Join a team that changes lives and communities, Exceptional HR Business Partnering opportunity, Adelaide office - Immediate start.

Our business is transforming and at the heart this change is the need for proactive, innovative and practical people plans and programs that meet the needs of our operations here in Adelaide and across multiple countries within the Asia Pacific region.  

We are looking for a hands-on experienced HR generalist who is a high performing, adaptable practitioner and has demonstrated strengths in being able to work collaboratively and effectively cross culturally as well as remotely from the client group that they support.  The HR Business Partner will play a critical role for their client group by delivering HR strategies, practices and initiatives that support business goals, improve organisational performance and delivery and have a clear link to the broader business strategy.


What will your typical day look like

On a day to day basis you will be responsible for the provision of high quality, reliable and informed HR support and advice, coaching and supporting managers with the full range of employment cycle and people related activities and initiatives.  

In addition, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing the end to end recruitment activity for the client group
  • Guiding and coaching our people and project leaders on building high performance teams and driving a values-based culture of accountability  
  • Working closely with the Director of HR to support and drive people and performance allocated initiatives such as:

    • Deploying an engaging performance management framework
    • Developing and implementing an onboarding tool that aligns people with our business
    • Developing and implementing talent retention and succession initiatives for allocated client group
    • Deploying a robust learning and development annual plan
    • Collating HR data, metrics and analytics to provide qualitative and quantitative insights to set priorities and inform people strategy decisions.


About you

You will be comfortable in a hands-on, strong recruitment and solutions-focused role that will toggle between an operational, tactical to strategic people and culture agenda.   


To succeed, you will also ideally have:

  • Tertiary qualifications and demonstrated experience supporting remote client groups in a HR generalist role
  • Working knowledge of multiple human resource disciplines including remuneration practices, employment law compliance, performance management and employee engagement.
  • An ability and desire to upskill managers and help them thrive through your consulting, collaboration and facilitation skills  
  • Proven business partnering capability – strong relationship management, stakeholder engagement and influencing skills
  • Strong business acumen – an ability to align and link HR plans to commercial outcomes
  • Demonstrated mastery of recruitment and talent management techniques and tools including technology, social media and significant experience in competency and values-based recruitment
  • A strong systems leaning is essential, previous experience with Page Up and Chris 21 would be advantageous
  • Strong analytical skills and being a quick learner will be necessary for success as it will enable knowledge building of the allocated client groups across the Asia Pacific region including the interpretation of employment agreements and local labour laws, conditions and cultural nuances
  • Self-motivated, lateral thinker and comfortable working in fluid and ambiguous environments


Why Coffey International Development

As a leading global development consulting firm, our purpose is to contribute to a world where people, communities and the planet thrive.

Coffey International Development works with governments, businesses and NGOs to solve complex development challenges. Our dedicated team helps partners including the Australian Government’ Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to deliver effective and sustainable development projects.

23/03/2020 $0 Adelaide 1 Human Resources & Recruitment
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