First listed on: 23 April 2024

HR Business Partner


See yourself in our team:
People are a key part of the Group's strategy, HR partner with our business units to build a vibrant, customer focused and high integrity culture. Human Resources are the custodians of the employee lifecycle - from acquiring talent, through to leadership development and training, internal mobility, advising on employee relations, and delivering remuneration and benefits programs.

Key enablers include:

  • Develop best in the world leaders to drive our culture
  • Establish workforce capabilities to underpin our future success
  • Build a strong foundation for flexibility
  • Create a great experience for our people.

HR Business Partners provides strategic people advice and closely partner with senior business leaders to drive leading people strategies and optimize business performance

Do work that matters:
The purpose of this role is to provide outstanding advice and intuitive solutions to help our senior leaders build and maintain an effective workforce, performing at its best. You should also actively champion and drive utilisation of employee and manager self-service of HR services, policies and procedures.

The role will report to the General Manager Human Resources Business Banking partnering with our Business Lending and Everyday Business Banking teams, two critical segments in Business Banking.

The focus of your role will include:

Drive a business relevant and aligned people agenda

  • Partner with the business to deliver on our HR Ambitions and the Business Bank people strategy that enables the business goals and drives engagement and competitive advantage now and for the future
  • Prepare business cases for prioritisation of the key people initiatives

Leader partnering and advice

  • Build credibility and trust with senior leaders as an advisor who provides quality advice and constructively challenges to drive enhanced stakeholder outcomes
  • Proactively coach leaders and provide strategic guidance on complex people management issues and strategies (e.g. talent mobility, change, and widespread capability building)
  • Leverage people reporting to derive data insights and actions that drive business success
  • Triage regulatory and compliance requests via People Solutions team, Workforce Analytics and relevant COEs provide ensure timely and accurate responses

Build workforce capability, talent, leadership and culture

  • Partner with the business to ensure that talent is being optimally managed ensuring that they are building, buying and/or developing critical workforce capabilities required now and for the future
  • Partner with senior business leaders to coach and develop best in class leaders to drive our culture and to effectively engage and lead our people
  • Partner with various HR teams as required

Drive business transformation and re-organisation

  • Act as a 'change leader' partnering with business leaders on business transformation design
  • Engage and partner effectively with the People Solutions team to operationalise organisational re-designs

We're interested in hearing from people who have:

  • Experience in Human Resources, preferably as HR Business Partner
  • Advisory, communication and stakeholder management skills with proven ability to influence senior leaders and build trust and commitment
  • Commercial acumen and business knowledge
  • Ability to understand and interpret business data and strategy
  • Proven ability to manage competing and complex tasks
  • Analytical and problem solving skills that create insight
  • Track record of effectively advising and coaching leaders on key business and strategic HR drivers

Whether you're passionate about customer service, driven by data, or called by creativity, a career here is for you.

Our people bring their diverse backgrounds and unique perspectives to build a respectful, inclusive and flexible workplace. One where we're driven by our values, and supported to share ideas, initiatives, and energy. One where making a positive impact for customers, communities and each other is part of our every day.

Here, you'll thrive. You'll be supported when faced with challenges, and empowered to tackle new opportunities. We really love working here, and we think you will too.

We're determined to make a real difference for Australia's first peoples. We encourage all interested applicants to apply. If you're already part of the Commonwealth Bank Group (including Bankwest), you'll need to apply through Sidekick to submit a valid application. We're keen to support you with the next step in your career.

Advertising End Date: 05/05/2024

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