People & Culture Manager/Business Partner | NSW Metro

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People & Culture Manager/Business Partner

Posted on 01-Mar-2018
NSW Metro
Human Resources
Position Type:
Full Time
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Welcome to Fantastic Furniture

78 stores nationally.

700+ passionate team members.

A relentless determination to deliver an amazing customer experience.


We're all about making life FANTASTIC for our customers, our people and our shareholders.

For our teams, this means they can be themselves at work, get the support they need to develop great careers and most importantly have FUN!

We're an iconic Aussie brand part of a bigger, global family of brands including Freedom, Snooze, Plush, Bay Leather Republic, OMF and more! We're passionate about providing opportunities for our people across the board to grow and progress.  

A great opportunity is now available for a talented & commercially astute People and Culture Partner to join our team. This is a true business partnering opportunity working directly with the Retail Operations Managers to provide strategic and expert people advice and support.

Working as part of a dynamic & supportive team, you will assist in aligning people strategies with business priorities to enable business performance and achieve a highly capable and engaged workforce.

About the role:

  • Partner with the Operations department to understand key decisions and develop metrics to support these Analyse information to extract meaning and inform effective decision making
  • Work with the Operations Manager to develop and drive the talent strategies for the region and facilitate quarterly succession planning reviews
  • Advise on reward and recognition programs as well as coordinate annual salary review process
  • Providing coaching and advice on employee relations and performance management issues
  • Review and benchmark policies and procedures to support business operations
  • Identify management capability gaps and ensure delivery of appropriate programs to bridge gaps
  • Work with the Operations Manager to support recruitment, induction and onboarding
  • Identify opportunities for improving engagement and work with the leadership team to implement action plans
  • Support the implementation of safety systems and structures in conjunction with the National Work Health and Safety Manager

About you:

  • Demonstrated HR generalist experience in a Business Partnering capacity (5 years +), ideally with previous exposure to either retail, manufacturing or supply chain environment
  • An understanding of the Retail/Warehouse ER frameworks
  • Sound knowledge of safety and OH&S
  • Strong commercial acumen with well-developed stakeholder management skills
  • Innovative thinker with strong problem-solving capability
  • HR/IR degree or qualification preferred however not essential

What's on offer?

  • Great culture!
  • A supportive team environment where you are encouraged to grow and develop 
  • Opportunity to work with an inspirational leader
  • Staff discounts on all our group retail brands for you and your family
  • Chullora location – convenient parking on-site
  • Excellent salary package and benefits 
  • Global career opportunities 

Interested or know someone who might be? We'd love to chat to you!