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People & Culture Advisor

About the Role

We have a rare opportunity for an experienced, well rounded People and Culture Advisor to join our close knit team. The successful candidate will partner with the store operations and support office client groups providing generalist advice and support to the business.  This varied role involves building strong relationships with key stakeholders and being able to switch between working at project and operational levels.

Reporting to a supportive National People and Culture Manager, and based in Richmond, your contribution to the team will be a meaningful one, where you can drive change and really make a difference. You will gain exposure to all things HR and be supported by larger team consisting of payroll, WHS and OD experts. This is a great career step for a hardworking and ambitious individual who is looking to develop their career and assist in shaping a high performing and customer centric culture.

Key responsibilities include: 

  • Providing advice in relation to ER (including interpretation of the EBA), policy interpretation, remuneration and benefits, grievance handling and performance management

  • Participate in allocated HR projects linked to HR strategy

  • Coordination of recruitment and onboarding process including revision of position descriptions

  • Conduct exit interviews as required

  • Support with cyclical activities such as Engagement Survey roll out as well as talent management and performance review processes etc.

  • Provide and actively promote an avenue for communication and discussion of issues affecting the performance and wellbeing of employees

  • Assist with facilitating group training sessions which include a mix of soft skills and technical skills as part of the overall Organisational Development strategy.

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • Generalist HR Experience preferably within multi-site locations

  • Knowledge of competency based recruitment and development

  • Broad knowledge within the IR/ ER space

  • Proven experience building and maintaining strong internal and external relationships 

  • Experience within a fast paced retail or hospitality environment (desirable)

  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources (desirable)

  • Ability to travel interstate if required

About Harris Scarfe

Harris Scarfe is a growing retailer with over 60 stores. Our department store offering consists of Australia’s favourite national brands and exclusive private labels across Manchester, Homewares, Electrical and Men’s & Ladies fashion. As a retailer with a high-low promotional business model, we are able to provide quality products at exceptional, promotional price points to our valued customers.

We pride ourselves on our ability to keep our business flexible with the ability to change and move within the market. We are proud of our achievements and have been an icon for over 160 years. 

Harris Scarfe is part of the Steinhoff group which spans 30 countries and in excess of 130,000 employees

Date Posted
HR & Recruitment
Burnley, VIC 3121
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
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