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Stantec Senior HR Business Partner - Melbourne in Melbourne, Australia


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Senior HR Business Partner – Victoria & South Australia

•\tNew Year start January 2022

Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve—because they're our communities too. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

About the role

This is a busy HR generalist position where people management support to our managers is crucial. Looking after two states supporting 350 staff, there are a host of responsibilities which make the position both interesting and rewarding. This includes employee relations, on-boarding, remuneration, performance management, succession planning, workforce wellbeing and workforce development. This position supports Human Resource strategies and takes the lead on projects that keep Stantec’s workforce engaged and motivated.

As a strong relationship builder, you will have the ability and confidence to engage with managers and employees and to influence them to achieve key business outcomes. A commercial with the ability to multi-task, energy and resourcefulness are qualities that are keenly sought along with attention to detail when it comes to employment documentation. We need someone who can work autonomously and develop and maintain excellent relationships remotely. Working collaboratively primarily within the ANZ HR Team and more broadly with the Asia Pacific team to achieve successful outcomes.

About you

You will ideally have a tertiary qualification in Human Resources or other relevant field with a minimum 10 years’ human resources experience with at least 5 in a consulting environment. Ideally you will have experience and the ability to work with remote teams within a matrix structure. Your ability to partner, influence and maintain positive relations with internal clients is essential plus the organisational skills to prioritise and manage your own workload based on business needs.

What we offer

Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing.

•\tFlexible Working Arrangements including purchasing up to 4 weeks additional leave, part time and job share

•\tLearning and Talent Development Programs including global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning

•\tMentoring for your own development

•\tProfessional Memberships

•\tSalary Continuance Insurance

•\tService Recognition Awards

•\tMental Health and Wellbeing Programs

•\tEmployee Assistance Program


Senior HR Business Partner - Melbourne


Recognised tertiary qualification

Job Category:

Human Resources

About Stantec:

Stantec unites about 22,000 employees working in over 350 locations across six continents. Therefore, it is no wonder we have got community on our mind because we are a part of it. When we take on a water, transport or infrastructure project we see more than a resource. We see an opportunity to make lasting connections with the people and places where we live and work. So, when you join us, you become part of the team with a nearly 200-year history in providing solutions that begin at the intersection of community, creativity and client relationships.

Location :

Australia-Victoria Melbourne