Philips Lighting HR Business Partner in Sydney, Australia

As the the largest lighting company in the world, Philips Lighting is shaping the future with exciting new lighting applications and technologies. Leading the innovation in LED, connected lighting systems, software and controls, we are one of the few companies to offer solutions across the lighting value chain. With a global footprint in over 60 countries, our mission is to improve people’s lives through innovations that matter. We are proud to be at the forefront of transforming the lighting industry and invite you to join us on this journey.

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Your challenge

A permanent opportunity has arisen for a commerially focused HR Business Partner to join the leadership team in Australia & New Zealand. Working in partnership with our country leaders, this is a broad, hands-on HR role where operational delivery is as critical as strategy.

With strong HR generalist experience, you will have a proven track record in the deployment of HR policies and procedures whilst proactively partnering with the business to translate market initiatives into actionable, people centric outcomes. Reporting to the APAC HR Business Partner, you will be part of a team of regional HR Managers across Asia that prides itself on embracing change and continuous improvement to deliver best practices to our senior leaders.

More specifically, key accountabilities will include:

  • Partnering with key stakeholders to develop and implement HR inititaives to drive engagement, shaping the culture of our business and calibre of our teams

  • Recommending and implementing local HR policies and practices in line with regional business strategies and objectives

  • Managing the full employee life-cycle, including: rewards and benefits, learning and development, performance and talent management, salary reviews and succession planning

  • Being involved in HR system implementations and providing training to stakeholders as appropripriate

  • Quarterly HR metric reporting and oversight of payroll processing

With a head office location in North Ryde, this role will also require weekly presence at our Mascot site as well as regular travel to our New Zealand office.

Our offer

Here at Philips we are passionate about what we do. We offer you a culture that is reflective of this and as such you will be working in an organisation that continues to innovate and challenge convention to discover new and better ways of doing things. With a strong focus on creating meaningful innovation and driving operational results, our behaviours and competencies are governed by the obligation to always act with integrity.

Close to public transport and with onsite parking readily available, we offer a competitive package comprising of base salary, car allowance and incentive plan.

We are looking for

  • Degree qualified in Human Resources with HR generalist experience gained in a multinational with exposure to working in a matrix organisation

  • Broad knowledge of HR practices including employee relations, performance management, compensation and learning & development.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a proven track record in working with senior leaders

  • Demonstrated ability to work in an agile environment with strong business partnering and influencing skills

  • Ability to alternate between 3 offices (North Ryde & Mascot – AU and Auckland – NZ)

Interested or know someone who is?