HR Generalist

Sydney /
Human Resources – Human Resources Assistant / Coordinator /
Who We Are:

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Who you are:
You are an experienced and progressive HR professional who is a credible and sound business partner. You are pragmatic and innovative in your approach and not afraid to challenge the status quo, acting as a true partner to an evolving, fast moving business. Success to you is when you can see that your partnership with the business helps them make better decisions and solving problems for themselves.  You are relationship driven and a strong communicator.  You are excited about joining an industry leader and to be a part of a talented, results driven, international HR team.

The Role:
We are looking for a strong HR Generalist who is responsible for administering HR programs and policies in the areas of employment, employee relations, wage and salary administration, training and development, safety and health, benefits, talent acquisition and employee services. Additionally, you possess the ability to help source, recruit, and hire the best talent across the APAC region.  Provides guidance to all levels of personnel on various HR-related issues and participates in the development of new programs.

Your Next Challenge:

    • Conducts employee relation’s issues, including performance improvement plans, counseling, and resolution.
    • Partners with the Talent Acquisition team and hiring managers to source, recruit and hire the strongest talent. 
    • Functions as a contact for employee inquiries regarding company policies and benefits programs.
    • Develops and administers the new hire process including new hire orientation.
    • Conducts and administers separations, leaves of absence, and responds to unemployment and workers compensation claims.
    • Participates in the development of Human Resources policies and procedures, and special projects.
    • Assists in maintenance of employee files and HRIS records, including: collection and processing of employee paperwork, data entry, and filing.
    • Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of the department and services performed.
    • Implements and administers HR programs and initiatives that support business objectives, such as performance management, training and development, and open enrollment communication/administration, compensation philosophy and polices.
    • Collaborates with HR teams to deliver consistent and high quality HR services to employees.
    • May serve as a project manager for specific project initiatives.
    • Works with the hiring managers to develop and implement creative, proactive and effective recruiting strategies related to short and long term recruitment needs; this includes competitive intelligence, researched-based candidate pipeline development and proactive network generation
    • Partners with a diverse set of customers across a broad set of responsibilities to identify position requirements and key competencies to ensure candidates meet the key position requirements to deliver business results.
    • Manages entire recruiting life-cycle including: sourcing and interacting with candidates, managing the internal interviewing process, conducting reference checks, closing candidates and maintaining recruitment metrics across multiple locations or geographies

What you'll need:

    • Proven HR Generalist and Recruiter experiences ideally gained in a fast paced, creative and international environment across Asia Pacific region.
    • Experience working as a part of a matrix organisation with a US company within technology and/or media industries would be an asset.
    • Commercial business acumen – an ability to understand the needs of the business and recommend HR solutions that add value.
    • Self-motivation/energy – must be able to demonstrate initiative and be proactive with a ‘can do’ attitude.
    • Excellent communication skills in Japanese and English and the ability to remain objective and diplomatic are essential.
    • Good level of numeracy and literacy essential. Must be accurate with strong attention to detail.  Advanced MS Office skills together with a sound knowledge of an HRIS are essential.
    • Flexibility and willingness to take on additional tasks, with the ability to plan, prioritise and multi-task. 
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