People Policy and Performance Partner

Job No: VIN2021
Location: Lewisham, NSW

  • Work within the Culture and Change team
  • Use your analytical skills to drive meaningful people data
  • Deliver people policy framework

What we do

The St Vincent de Paul Society is a leading provider of community support services and has been assisting people experiencing disadvantage in NSW for more than 130 years. Our people reach out to the most vulnerable in our community through our Conferences, Special Works and Vinnies shops. The Society’s mission is to shape a more just and compassionate society by offering a ‘hand up’ approach to people in need respecting their dignity, sharing our hope and encouraging them to take control of their own destiny. 

Directorate overview

The People Policy and Performance Partner position is in the Corporate Services directorate and is part of the People Strategy and Development team.  This team is responsible for people strategy; people policy; diversity and inclusion; organisational development; and learning and development. 

The Role 

This new role within the People, Strategy and Development team will focus on key areas of Policy and Analytics to support our people initiatives, supporting frameworks and informing decision making. You will work closely with stakeholders across the organisation to consultatively develop people policies, reporting, processes and documentation.  We are looking for someone with experience with HR policies and practices, project management, planning and analytical skills who can work with a broad range of stakeholders.           

You will be accountable for:

  • Developing, implementing and communicating processes and protocols for people policies, practices and reporting
  • Facilitating planning and communication of people policies and practices throughout the organisation.
  • Ensuring effective implementation, tracking and review of people policies and practices
  • Reporting on key people deliverables e.g. performance and development, capability, Board reports, Diversity & Inclusion.
  • Analysing data and developing and applying insights to create meaningful reports and inform effective decision-making; continually evolve and improve reporting.
  • Developing reporting on organisational trends and opportunities for improvement to support mitigation of business risks e.g. WHS, IR, bullying and harassment issues.
  • Leveraging accelerator tools such as Power BI to optimise reporting development times.

This role reports to the Manager, People Strategy and Change. Please click here for a copy of the position description.

To be successful in this role, you will need:

  • Experience developing and implementing effective people policies, practices and reporting, with consideration of key organisational and external factors.
  • Track record effectively delivering projects and demonstrated ability in managing competing priorities and applying attention to detail.
  • Excellent relationship management and communication skills, with proven ability to positively influence and collaborate effectively with internal and external stakeholders at all levels. 
  • Demonstrated drive for results and ability to analyse, collate and present meaningful data and insights to inform organisational decision-making.
  • Experience developing and implementing organisational policies, processes and reports.
  • Strong written and verbal communication, and great attention to detail
  • Able to use and analyse data to develop and apply insights and create meaningful reports and information
  • Strong planning discipline and time management

Come and join our team! 

We believe our employees are key to our success and in return we offer:

  • Job satisfaction working as part of a team making a difference to people’s lives in an organisation that cares about people. 
  • Generous salary packaging benefits to employees where a portion of take-home pay is tax-free.
  • In addition to excellent learning and development opportunities, as a large purpose driven organisation we provide the potential to grow your career across a range of teams and services.
  • Supportive, friendly and values driven team environment and culture.

 Prior to an offer of employment, preferred candidates will be required to complete the pre-employment checks including reference checks, a Police check, Working with Children check, Health       
Declaration and/or a medical check, Right to work in Australia check. The Society is committed to being a Child Safe organisation, further information can be found in the 
Society’s commitment to Safeguarding Children & Young People.

If you have questions about this role, please email to Nicole Millar (Director, People Strategy and Development) nicole.millar@vinnies.org.au, quoting Manager, People Strategy and Change/VIN2020.

Applications close at 11 pm on 17 September 2020

Please submit your application online, attach your Resume and your responses to the Role-specific Criteria outlined in the Position Description.       

St Vincent de Paul Society (NSW) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to engaging a diverse workforce. The Society strongly encourages applications from people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and mature aged applicants.

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