At Cancer Council NSW we're here for life. We're Australia's leading cancer organisation dedicated to protecting every precious moment. And when it comes to working with us, we're here for meaningful careers that feel good.
Cancer Council NSW (CCNSW) is a community funded and focused not for profit. We are the largest cancer charity in NSW and our point of difference is that we work across every area of every cancer, from research right through to support.
Nothing feels better than doing work you care about. At CCNSW, we totally get it. As Australia's leading organisation supporting all people impacted by all cancers, we understand how good it feels to make a difference. And, with almost 1 in 2 Australians affected by cancer during their lifetime, by joining the passionate team at CCNSW you'll feel good knowing the work you're doing will positively impact people in your life and Australia.
Together, we will work towards our goal of a cancer free future, while at the same time encouraging you to get the most out of your life with a supportive environment anchored in flexibility, physical and mental wellbeing to bring out the best of what makes you uniquely you. CCNSW we're here for meaningful careers that feel good.
About the team
The role of People Lead, HR sits within the People & Culture Division and will report into the Director, People & Culture. The People and Culture Division is responsible for working with the business to deliver valued people solutions that drive CCNSW outcomes.
About the role
The People Lead, HR will partner with the business to advise and influence leaders to drive business outcomes through effective people strategies and practices. This role will work with leaders to influence, challenge, develop and deliver people plans, achieve divisional objectives, and support the delivery of organisation-wide workforce strategies.
The People Lead, HR will develop and implement strategies and initiatives to build capability and culture that will enable achievement of CCNSW's strategic objective to be an inspirational place to volunteer and work.
Key responsibilities of the role:
- Trusted advisor and partner to the business, building strong collaborative relationships with leaders and people across the organisation to drive and deliver the People plan initiatives.
- Lead a small team of HR professionals, with a focus on coaching and empowering them to be their best and do their best.
- Design and deliver key projects identified as organisational strategic priorities to enable CCNSW to be an inspirational place to volunteer and work.
- Lead key People initiatives and processes at an organisational level including Performance Planning and Development, Remuneration, Benefits, Learning and Development to ensure a high-performing culture is embedded across CCNSW.
- Provide human resources expertise to support effective management of risk and compliance, including development and updating workforce policies and procedures, working to a best practice framework whilst ensuring legislative compliance.
- Support the implementation of key change initiatives and projects across the relevant business areas, providing pragmatic advice and support for change management.
Strong interpersonal, coaching and people leadership skills along with:
- Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources Management and/or exceptional HR generalist and business partnering skills
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience in contemporary workforce issues and practices, employment legislation and the ability to understand and interpret Awards.
- Demonstrated success in developing and managing positive stakeholder relationships, both internal and external to the organisation to drive and manage change.
- Demonstrated ability to translate business needs into effective people practices that positively drive performance and engagement.
- Well-developed negotiation and influencing skills, supported by robust commercial acumen.
- Demonstrated high-level organisational and time management skills, with ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment.
- People leadership experience to manage a small team.
- Demonstrated experience in identifying and developing HR initiatives and projects.
- Mercer CED Job Evaluation certification.
- HBDI accreditation
- HRIS and HR system skills
- Project management experience
About the benefits
- Generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.
- Recognised for Voice Project's 2021 and 2023 "Best Workplace" Award.
- Access to flexible work arrangements including a balanced approach to WFH and office.
- Additional performance-based leave available.
- Work for purpose and know that your work fosters an engaged, diverse and culturally aware organisation.
- Discounts available for everyday expenses such as private health, retail and fitness
CCNSW is an inclusive place to volunteer and work. We embrace diversity, celebrate our differences, and inspire each person to be their authentic self at work. As we strive to represent the communities we serve, we welcome and actively encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other diverse groups.
If you require any adjustments to submit your application, please get in touch with us at email@example.com
Apply online by visiting our website directly, copying the following link www.cancercouncil.com.au/jobs then click on the role title and submit your cover letter and resume.
Please note, the health and safety of our people is a priority for us, our employees and volunteers are strongly recommended to be up to date with their COVID vaccination.