HR Business Partner

Job details

Location: Malvern
Job Type: Temporary
Reference: 110436
Posted: about 1 month ago

Job description

HR Business Partner

Local Government on the city’s fringe | Flexible hybrid working | Initially a 2-month contract but could lead to longer term opportunities | You will have business partnering experience in a compliance driven environment

  • Flexible hybrid working – 3 days in the office & 2 from home | $48 - $50 per hour + super
  • Be a generalist HR support to the council  
  • To start ASAP & initially contracted for 2 months– could lead to longer term opportunities

About the company

This busy Local Government authority based in the southeast suburbs are looking to engage a HR Business Partner. This position is initially contracted for 3 months but has the potential to be extended.

You will be reporting directly in the Head of HR and working alongside 3 other Business Partners. You will be supporting a division of the council with HR enquiries and be the HR specialist. Relationship building skills are key in this position so you must have proven experience in building relationships with a variety of stakeholders.  

This position is to start ASAP. The organisation offers a flexible hybrid model.

Your key responsibilities include:

  • Be a true business partner, partnering with allocated business areas to support them to manage their people throughout the employee life cycle.
  • Build relationships with your stakeholders and portfolio to be a proactive HR support
  • Responsible for the provision of accurate and specialised advice given to all levels including senior management on Council Policies and Procedures, the EA and relevant legislation
  • Contribute as the business partner to line managers to coach and support people initiatives
  • First point of call for leaders and provide support and advice on all matters relating to the employee life cycle.
  • Case manage, investigate, and advise on employee issues and industrial relations
  • Support with HR projects as required

You will have the following:

  • Tertiary qualifications in HR or other related field and several years’ experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in business partnering roles and the ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders
  • Sound understanding of employment law and relevant legislation.
  • Proven experience in interpretation and application of Industrial Instruments.
  • Experience in delivering contemporary, solutions-focused HR initiatives that are consistent with strategic objectives.
  • Understanding of and the ability to research, develop and implement policies, procedures, programs.


In return you will be rewarded with the opportunity to expand on your local government experience. You will be joining a supportive team in a great location; they are close to public transport. You will be awarded the opportunity to learn and develop with the team. They embrace flexibility and a diverse work force.

If you are interested in this role please APPLY with your resume and cover letter, addressed to Alice Rimmer at Charterhouse –

At Charterhouse, we embrace, and value, diversity of culture, working arrangements, sexual orientation, and gender identity. On behalf of our client, we promote a workplace that actively seeks to include and welcome unique contributions of all people; to embrace and celebrate the value of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff, their skills, and contributions to the workplace.


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