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Employment Opportunity - Senior Human Resources Business Partner


Location: Civic Centre   Occupation: Human Resources/WHS   Division: Executive Services - Human Resources

Attractive remuneration package available inclusive of housing, utility allowance and 6 weeks annual leave

  • Generalist role - strategic and operational blend
  • Dynamic fast paced environment
  • HR Business Partner to support senior leaders and staff
  • Attractive Salary Package

We are looking for a reliable and motivated individual who has previous experience in transformational HR initiatives. You will be ambitious and driven, with impeccable relationship-building skills and are excited by a challenge. You have strong consulting and influencing skills at the Senior Leadership Level with the ability to build trusted relationships where you are considered a credible business partner. You can carefully balance both the business and the individual’s interests and are not afraid to challenge leaders when required. You are strategic in your thinking but people-focused in your execution, and you have the ability to take the organisation on a journey through positive transformation.  Above all, you approach every situation with pragmatism, integrity, quality and authenticity.

The Senior HR Business Partner role is fundamental to the establishment of the HR team as a valued support to the organisation. This is a true generalist business partner role and the successful candidate will have experience across the spectrum of HR/ ER/ IR.

If you have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, extensive knowledge of contemporary HR practices and processes, ability to interpret awards, enterprise agreements, policy and procedures and provide advice to employees and management and a proven ability to work under pressure we want to hear from you.

The preferred applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol assessment to be considered for the role, as well as possess:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources, industrial relations or similar, along with extensive demonstrated experience
  • Current ’C’ class drivers licence
  • Current Satisfactory National Police Clearance

In addition to the cash base salary our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include:

  • Six weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading
  • Wellness program includes discounted gym membership and pool membership
  • Superannuation of 9.5% with a co-contribution scheme of up to 14% available for those choose this option
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Family oriented and lifestyle supportive working conditions
  • Town provided housing

*The Town provides pre-allocated accommodation with this role. Should this property not meet the requirements of the preferred candidate, alternate arrangements can be made at the discretion and cost of the candidate.

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply online at

If you are unable to apply online, please forward your application documents to Human Resources, Attention “Confidential Advertised Vacancy” either by:

Post:  PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721

Hand: Civic Centre, McGregor Street, Port Hedland WA 6721  

Applicants are advised to provide a resume along with a brief summary (should be no more than one page) outlining how their skills and experience will contribute to their success in this position. Applicants who fail to address this criteria may not proceed to the second stage of recruitment. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their application is received in full prior to the closing date and time.

Suitable applicants may be considered for appointment to similar vacancies during the six month period following the conclusion of this recruitment process.

For further information about this position please contact Lyne Mear, Manager Human Resources on (08) 9158 9348.

Applications close 4:00pm, Friday 18 January 2019.

Late applications will not be accepted.

The Town of Port Hedland is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

Attachments : - 20181210 PD Senior Human Resources Business Partner.pdf

Posted on Dec 14 by Town of Port Hedland

Advert closes on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:00:00

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