Position Description

Human Resources Business Partner
Location AU | ACT
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We are looking for HR Business Partner to join our newly established office in Canberra. This is a brand-new position is a unique opportunity to join a mature organisation in a Greenfields environment, taking the lead on establishing our HR presence in Canberra and embedding the practices, processes and behaviours that will enable the workforce in the region to go from strength to strength. 

About us

Kinetic IT has come a long way since opening its doors 20 years ago, growing to become one of Australia’s largest ICT managed service providers with over 1000 staff. With offices in all major capitals, we support customers with complex ICT infrastructures, critical data and multi layered environments – and we don’t limit ourselves to a single industry or sector.

It’s safe to say we’re not your typical IT outsourcer – we’re privately owned and make looking after our people and culture a priority. Every day our people come to Kinetic IT not just to work, but to be challenged, grow and be part of something bigger.

About the role

This blended operational and strategic role forms part of our leadership group in a newly established region. Aided by a HR advisor you’ll utilise your experience and intuition to make decisions, drive positive change and support growth and development. Day to day you will have oversight of the entire HR lifecycle from resourcing, employee development, workforce planning, remuneration, retention and separation. In addition, you’ll be a key strategic advisor to regional leaders about workforce planning, talent management and growth opportunities.

You’ll support the business through a period of growth to stabilisation and face ever-changing needs and conditions, so your ability to be responsive and use sound judgement will be critical. You’ll also work as part of a broader, nationally distributed HR team and will be able to leverage their shared knowledge as you need it.

About you

People are the key success factor at Kinetic IT, so we are looking for HR practitioners who are truly invested in the success and wellbeing of our crew. Your ability to connect and communicate with employees and play an active role in their personal journey is essential. You’ll be a natural relationship builder, demonstrate empathy and be passionate about seeing our employees thrive.

As a HR Business Partner, you will demonstrate the following capabilities:

  • Previous operational and strategic Human Resources leadership experience in a large environment
  • Demonstrated experience in interpreting, adapting and implementing HR best practices 
  • Ability to engage and build relationships with leaders and employees across the region
  • Demonstrated ability to think on your feet and make sound, considered decisions  
  • Sound understanding of current Australian industrial legislation including Awards interpretation and the Fair Work Act
  • Experience in workplace relations and high-level research, investigative and reporting skills
  • The ability to guide and coach business leaders through HR/IR related issues

In addition, you must be an Australian Citizen to obtain the appropriate security clearance.

The good stuff

You’ll enjoy working for one of Australia’s largest Managed Service Providers on one of our most significant expansion projects to date. This role is part operational HR, part leadership and part organisational change management. It is ideal for someone who’s looking for a unique opportunity to put their diverse skill set to work in a brand-new environment. You will be challenged to grow professionally and be rewarded with valuable experience in standing up a new function. If you’re someone who wants to look back and say, ‘I helped create that’, this role is for you.

To express your interest in this role please click Apply Now. If you have any problems with the application form on this ad, you can also send your application directly to careers@kineticit.com.au.

We look forward to meeting all future members of the Kinetic IT team.

Meet some of our staff online at www.kineticit.com.au and, if we look like the type of company you’d like to work with, apply today. You can also send your CV direct to careers@kineticit.com.au quoting OCREQ0005267