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Australia and New Zealand HR Director, Sydney (AU)

Status completed
Tags Generalist HR


Date posted

13 May 2019

The Company

Global Information Technology and Services company with operations in over 100 countries and more than 10,000 employees. The company is undergoing its own digital transformation resulting in additional new and exciting products and services. This business is employee orientated, has a high-performance culture, is results and goal orientated and strives to attract and develop the best people in the market. In the local region our client is a market leader in its space.

The Role

Based in Sydney (Chatswood), this HR Director role sits across all operational and strategic requirements. It is a 6 month contract that will ideally start in mid to late May and attracts a remuneration level of circa $180K plus superannuation. The role leads a small team including business partners who work with the Regional COE. This role partners with the MD and sits on the SLT. You will be required to lead the ongoing change and transformation agenda. From an HR generalist perspective your tool kit over the term of the contract will require performance management, recruitment services, succession planning, employee engagement, cultural development and training and development. You are able to add commercial value at the executive level, lead the organisational change effort and ensure the transformation results in greater employee engagement.  

The Individual

Your natural style will energise employees, as you collaborate and partner. You will need to be a driver for change and prepared to challenge the status quo as and when required. You really do have an ability to manage the bigger picture and the commercial implications and imperatives. You have the confidence and ability to coach the SLT through organisational change. Ideally you have a track record in contributing to the strategy and vision, are known as a trusted advisor and partner able to drive multiple projects and lead high performing teams. It will be an advantage having international experience and an organisational design background to assist with the transformation work.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Generalist HR
  • Industry
    IT & Telecommunications
  • International Coverage
  • Global revenue
    US$10-100 Billion
  • Solid Report To
    HR Director – APAC
  • Potential upsides
    Drive change and transformation agenda that results in an attractive regional opportunity.
  • Potential challenges
    The eventual in country role may be downsized as part of the new and on-going structure.
  • Job Reference

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