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InternatIonal Hr Manager
drIve strategIc dIrectIon
This SME organisation has a growing global presence and due to
international growth it is seeking a standalone HR Manager to join the
team on an immediate permanent basis.
You’ll be the main point of contact for the Asia Pacific region, based
in Melbourne’s Inner Eastern Suburbs. You’ll be responsible for the full
range of HR duties including providing HR advice to managers globally,
developing HR policies and practices in line with driving the strategic
HR direction, recruitment and onboarding of new staff. The role will also
involve continued training and development, HR compliance, managing
employee relations as well as OH&S across the business.
You’ll be hands on in your HR approach as well as having an interest in
business strategy. Your international legislative employment knowledge
is essential. This is an excellent
opportunity for an experienced
HR professional to make the role
their own. This role will require
international travel and you’ll be
committed to working for a global
contact laura Horton at
or 03 9604 9565.
Hr & safety Manager
lead tHe Hr fUnctIon
This growing national business has gone from strength to strength
and is further expanding its operations. It is seeking a confident HR
Manager with strong people skills to lead the HR function.
Reporting into the Managing Director, you’ll be a key part of the
leadership team and will be responsible for both strategic and
operational HR in line with the business strategy and needs.
This will include reviewing existing HR practices and processes,
implementing KPIs, supporting managers with leadership and
performance skills and industrial relations strategy.
You’ll be an experienced HR Manager with experience ideally
from a service based, client focused industry within construction,
engineering or a related field. You’ll have a pragmatic nature
with the ability to listen and
understand your environment
teamed with the confidence to
influence and make decisions.
contact natalie clark at
or 02 8226 9609.
CAREER TIP OF
Treat the business as if it was your own
BY ALAN PRICE
HOW I GOT HERE
Charles Brass has been at the forefront of the Futures Foundation
since 2002. The membership-based, not-for-profit organisation
promotes greater interest in, and understanding of, the future.
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE
WITH HONOURS, LA
EDUCATION, LA TROBE
A number of HR professionals often wonder
why they never make it to board level, despite
spending years supporting their organisation’s
aims and objectives. The answer is simple; they
tend to think like employees rather than as the
Lead from the front
The saying “act for the role above” is well
known in business. The ultimate role however,
is to own the business – or at least have a
stake in it. If we all acted as shareholders,
would we make the same decisions, work the
same hours and have the same motivation?
Entrepreneurs and owner-run organisations are
widely regarded as fast paced, agile and lean.
When looking at your own organisational or
departmental structure can the same be said? If
Do you have an invaluable career tip to share?
you were investing your own funds into your
business would you spend them in the same
way as you do now? Would your expectations
increase or decrease with regard to any return
on your investment?
Change your viewpoint
Don’t expect decisions to be taken that will
have a positive effect on you and your role,
instead create situations where positive
outcomes can be created. If more HR
professionals thought of their organisations
as one in which they were the employer rather
than an employee, their aspirations would
materialise far sooner.
ABOUT ALAN PRICE
FAHRI, FCIPD, CMGR, FCMI
Alan is a trustee and
non-executive director of
the Char tered Institute of
Personnel and Development
(CIPD) and group employment
ser vices director at Peninsula
Business Ser vices Group
(an employment law & OHS
consultancy). He is responsible
for HR ser vice deliver y for
35,000 clients across the UK
and Ireland with a subsidiar y
Employsure, operating across
Price is a member of AHRI
via the AHRI/CIPD reciprocal
membership agreement. Find
out more about the agreement
on the AHRI website
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