Job Description

Oakton is a great Australian success story. We are one of Australia's leading technology and business consulting services companies and now part of Dimension Data (a global IT consulting firm). We deliver to our clients IT strategy and customized  IT solutions encompassing custom development, packaged software implementation, information management and cloud-based service integration solutions.
With over 1000 professional staff, Oakton has offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Perth and Hyderabad (India).
About the role
Being based out of our Melbourne office the People & Culture (P&C) Manager will be heading up P&C initiatives for our businesses in Melbourne, Perth and a National office (includes shared service functions).
Reporting to the Executive General Manager – People & Culture, the role is responsible for implementing and driving operational and transformational P&C strategies and programs.
Some of the key responsibilities include:
  • Provide trusted P&C advice and support to senior executives and business leaders.
  • Execute elements of P&C calendar activities including: Mid-Year Reviews, Annual Performance Review, Salary Review Process, Performance Management cycle, Talent Management, Succession Planning and Induction.
  • Key advocate in ensuring consistent application of HR policies, procedures, tools and frameworks across client group.
  • Deal with all client group employee case management such as WorkCover, salary continuance claims, escalating performance management and grievances.
  • Work collaboratively with offshore HR Support team to ensure smooth transactional offshore processes.
  • Taking a lead on certain P&C initiatives and contribute to creation of P&C Business Plan, action plans and programs
  • Embrace change and be a change agent.
Ideally, we are looking for someone with initiative, follow through, attention to detail and ability to build relations as a trusted advisor to the business. Some of the key skills and experience we need are:
  • Relevant experience in P&C management and operational role (8+ years).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Australian legislation & compliance framework (is a must)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations on business matters
  • Well-developed analytical and organisational skills
  • Ability to be able to quickly identify and solve problems through analysis and planning
  • Credibility and influencing skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Business partnership capability
  • Demonstrated coaching skills
  • Proven ability to develop and implement contemporary HR practices
  • Understanding of professional services and/or IT services industries
This is an exciting opportunity to gain invaluable generalist experience while offering you the flexibility further specialize  in areas of interest. If this if of interest then please apply online now to be considered.

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