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Human Resources Business Partner

Sydney - Garden Island, New South Wales, Australia
10th August 2018
Thales Australia - R0036850
  • Utilise your strong IR background
  • This permanent position will be based in Garden Island
  • Competitive remuneration, healthcare, parking and other benefits

Why Work For Thales?
At Thales, we’re committed to caring about the whole of you. Creating an environment of trust and empowerment where  your contribution is valued, where your well-being counts and you can manage the right work-life balance for you. We believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. 
We’re always open to discussing your individual needs, just let us know what works for you.

That commitment extends through our generous benefits package: that’s why Thales were the first Engineering company in  Australia to pay the superannuation guarantee on unpaid primary carer’s leave. Whether you want to work for 4 years  and get paid to take the 5th year off, or you just need help finding a childcare place, you’ll have our support every step of the way.  

Developing Your Career
We’re committed to giving you opportunities to be your best. We believe in embracing the passion and potential of our  people, and to achieve this we offer market leading training, development and experiences, along with the opportunity to be mentored and coached by some of the smartest minds in the industry. We hire from within as our first priority, so you’ll have a myriad of opportunities within our diverse, global organisation. 

About Thales
We’re inventing the future, right here, right  now, at Thales. We design the critical security solutions of tomorrow by  combining the curiosity to explore, the intelligence to question and the vision  to create. Together we clarify complicated problems by combining our experience  in market with our leading research and development capabilities.  

The Opportunity
The Human Resources (HR) Business Partner role is accountable for defining and driving a people agenda which will enable delivery of the business strategy and a high performance culture.  A trusted partner, this role works with the business leaders to ensure that people initiatives help the business to attract, develop and retain talent.

We are seeking a HR Business Partner with a strong background in ER / IR to join the team.   You’ll be partnering with a large client group for all thing people-related, challenging the status quo to drive results and increase organisational effectiveness.  This role is a mix of strategy and delivery, so you need to be comfortable with setting the strategy and then rolling your sleeves up and delivering it.  You’ll take a lead role in Industrial Relations, moving beyond compliance to setting the future strategy, managing negotiations and establishing valued relationships with unions. 

About You
The ideal candidate will be an experienced HR Business Partner with extensive experience in ER / IR, either as a specialist or within an HRBP role.  You’ll be a trusted partner, with strong influencing skills and the ability to deliver great results.   Great communication skills, a strong team player and the ability to adapt to a changing environment are essential. 

To Apply
This is an exciting opportunity to utilise your strong problem solving abilities within a complex and interesting environment.  In return you can expect great benefits and a range of future career opportunities, working for a global employer which actively encourages promotion from within.