Head of HR

Oakleaf Partnership are currently working with a positive and fast growing events business based in Victoria who are looking to appoint a HR Manager to cover maternity leave. The role will start June/July 2018 and be around 13 months in duration, offered on a FTC basis. In this role you will be responsible for managing the HR strategy with the CEO across this fast paced business and developing and implementing new initiatives and approaches to ensure employee retention and performance is maximised within this dynamic organisation. Flexible working options will be considered for the right candidate including part time options.

More about the role

Reporting into the CEO, you will be responsible for the delivery and management of the People strategy. It's critical that you're able to continuously bring new ideas that contribute to the employee's engagement with the business and culture. Most importantly you will be a good fit with our culture and it is vitally important that the chemistry is right and that you bring a mature attitude to confidential matters. We need to be aligned, respect each other, inspired by each other and genuinely enjoy working together.


  • Full responsibility of HR remit

    • Culture and engagement initiatives

    • Resourcing - growth - 126 employees to 160

    • Learning and Development

    • Policies and processes

    • Office Management

    • Projects as below

  • Benefits Review

  • Contract harmonisation

  • Driving culture initiatives

  • Setting the People Strategy for 2019

  • Rolling out Fit to Play initiative

To be success for this position you should have experience with the full HR remit including employee engagement, culture initiatives and resourcing. You should come with a commercial approach with the ability to balance the needs of the business and those of the staff. You should have the ability to take good ideas from inception to completion. You should enjoy working in a fun, fast paced working environment within an environment where you work hard and have fun doing it.

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