8 Aug 2018

Full-Time HR Business Partner- Newcastle

Downer EDI – Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

Job Description

Job ID: 552630
Job type: Full Time – Permanent
Location: Newcastle
Categories: Human Resources
Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Downer’s Engineering, Construction & Maintenance division supports our customers through the asset life cycle, from initial feasibility and design through to construction, commissioning, operation, ongoing asset management and decommissioning.

An exciting HR Business Partner opportunity has arisen within Downer’s Engineering, Construction and Maintenance (EC&M) Division. Based in Hexham NSW, on the beautiful central NSW coast, this is a critical role partnering with Downer’s Power Generation and Industrial Services Sector on all HR areas including performance management, industrial relations, workforce planning and matters contributing to our ongoing growth and development. Working closely with our Operation’s leaders, you will provide timely and accurate advice and guidance on Enterprise Agreement interpretation and application, delivering a high level of customer service with a strong focus on providing pragmatic commercially relevant solutions.


You will be a qualified tenacious HR professional who thrives under pressure, handling competing priorities. Key to your success will be your demonstrated experience in the following:

Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to translate HR objectives into commercial language i.e. communicate bottom line impacts;
Proficiency in providing general HR and IR advice, support and guidance, utilising your working knowledge about relevant state based legislation (predominately NSW);
Commercially focussed with hands-on experience in providing input on HR, IR/ER matters for tenders, contributing to the growth and development of the business;
Excellent time management skills, with the ability to effectively negotiate and prioritise stakeholders requests;
A strong customer experience focus with the proven ability to collaborate, influence and foster teamwork; and
To be successful you will have substantial experience as a Human Resources Professional within a medium to large contracting organisation with a range of employment contracts and EBAs.

This exciting role offers you the opportunity to work in an agile dynamic environment and develop your career within a highly successful maintenance organisation. No two days are alike as you will work autonomously across a range of HR activities through a commercial lens. You will be working with a small team of passionate HR professionals with high energy who enjoy sharing ideas and experiences to continually improve the customer experience.

If you are passionate about what you do and motivated to succeed, apply now.

For technical queries please contact karman.butterworth@downergroup.com

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