QNMU: Human Resources Business Partner


 A HRBP role to make your own and demonstrate your leadership. Real ability to influence, create change and implement initiatives.Permanent Full-Time position with annual salary of $122,024 + 15% superAbout the Opportunity

When you join our close-knit, high-performing Human Resources team of six, no two days will be the same – the variety of work that comes with the HRBP role will certainly keep you on your toes! Working within a unique organisation, you will be engaging in challenging work and projects that deliver high value to our stakeholders.

The HRBP is accountable for all people-related aspects of the teams they support and is trusted in their ability to make decisions and take ownership of their workload and deliverables. The role is supported with extensive training, coaching and professional development opportunities… You will:

  • Undertake regular stakeholder engagement, providing proactive and reliable HR and ER support,  specifically focusing on developing and empowering staff and leaders in all interactions.
  • Providing accurate advice on employee matters, including end-to-end complex case management and conducting workplace investigations.
  • Contribute to and/or lead various HR project initiatives, examples we’re currently working on:
    • Implementation of new Enterprise Agreement & ways of working
    • Development of talent management strategy and rollout, including succession planning, coaching and mentoring program, leadership development and resource tools.
    • Workforce capability program initiatives, including organisation wellbeing program and development of our new DEIB strategy.   

About You

  • Experience in a similar role, with exposure to all facets of Human Resource Management.
  • Qualifications in HR, IR, ER and/or L&D
  • Strong working knowledge of workplace laws and relevant industrial instruments applicable to QLD
  • Confident in undertaking complex case management.
  • Strong skills in critical thinking, problem-solving, and developing and implementing new ideas.
  • A working style that demonstrates strong leadership, initiative and a willingness to collaborate and leverage peer-to-peer coaching to achieve outcomes

What we Offer

This role offers high levels of autonomy doing challenging work in a supportive and inclusive team environment.

Our benefits are extensive (and at the final stages of our EBA negotiations, we can tell you our proposed new EA is proudly progressive and offers even more, but we can’t share that just yet!) and here are just a few:

Starting base salary of $122,024 + 15% super ($161k package includes value of annual entitlements listed below)

  • Engagement under a generous Enterprise Agreement
  • Located West End, on the Brisbane River
  • 5 weeks annual leave and 17.5% leave loading + generous leave entitlements
  • Salary Sacrificing options.
  • 13 ADOs per year
  • 3 weeks personal leave per year
  • $3,500 annual professional development allowance – use how you want!
  • Guaranteed annual salary increases under the Enterprise Agreement.
  • An additional salary paypoint increase for the first four years of employment
  • A large variety of employee working groups, including Pride, RAP, Youth, P&C.
  • Flexible hybrid working – 3 days WFH
  • Ongoing coaching and development.
  • Health and Wellness initiatives, EAP
  • Opportunity to make real change and influence within our community and State Government.

About Us

The Queensland Nurses and Midwives’ Union (QNMU) is the industrial and professional organisation for nurses and midwives working in public and private health and aged care in Queensland.  The QNMU seeks to promote and defend the industrial, professional, social, political and democratic interests of over 67,000 members.  We have over 190 employees including organisers, professional officers, industrial officers and administrative personnel, and manage a multi-million-dollar operating budget.

Our workplace is strongly committed to celebrating all individuals for who they are. We recognise that each of us offers unique strengths; sometimes it just takes a little bit of flexibility and support to allow those strengths to shine… and we are here for it! We strongly encourage people of all backgrounds, identities and abilities to apply – this is a safe, inclusive and supportive space, and we welcome all with open arms!

If there are any supports or adjustments we can make during the recruitment process that will allow you to put your best self forward and demonstrate your capability to full potential, please let us know. We will be happy to accommodate in any way we can.

How to Apply 

To apply, please

submit a resume and a short cover letter addressing the requirements of this role using this link: Queensland Nurses and Midwives’ Union job openings and vacancies | SEEK

Applications must be submitted by COB Friday, 29 September 2023.

If you would like to discuss this opportunity with a QNMU team member, please contact Nivea James, Recruitment Partner on careers@qnmu.org.au or 07 3840 1480.

For further information about the QNMU, head to our website www.qnmu.org.au

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