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Senior People & Culture Partner

Date: 22-Jul-2021

Location: Macquarie Park, AUSTRALIA

Company: Metcash

Metcash | Australia’s leading wholesale distribution and marketing company


About the role:

Partner with great leaders in our Food pillar to understand their strategy and determine, design and execute key people initiatives – the things that will make a difference and help the team deliver their goals. In this role you will not only be a trusted and valued partner, but also get to work with our P&C team mates to ensure effective delivery of People & Culture (P&C) initiatives within your customer groups.


This is a fixed term role available because our current team member got an awesome secondment to work on one of our major transformations!


What you’ll do:

  • Collaboratively design and execute functional people strategies to enable the business to achieve its goals
  • Identify key enablers to improve culture and performance - and own through to completion (we are passionate about our culture!)
  • Work on talent, capability and organisational change to help transform our business
  • Identify, design and implement talent initiatives to unlock the potential in our people and help us be famous for talent
  • Drive and embed our P&C national initiatives within your groups
  • Work closely with the entire P&C team to ensure services and initiatives are delivered and embedded into the business


What you’ll bring:

  • 5+ years' experience across the P&C field, ideally in a business partnering role 
  • Strong experience partnering, influencing and coaching leaders on future-focused people activities such as talent, culture, leadership and organisational design
  • A strong focus on achievement, combined with a passion for people, customer and business (FMCG desirable)
  • An ability to link commercial outcomes and people initiatives, and work across multiple stakeholder groups to deliver these
  • Ability to engage and influence broader P&C colleagues to deliver services relevant to stakeholder groups
  • Track record in developing strong relationships and working collaboratively to deliver outcomes
  • Experience coaching leaders (use with the LSI tool highly desirable).


What we can offer you:

  • A great experience - work in a transforming business, with a great culture, partnering with constructive leaders who truly believe that our people are important
  • The opportunity to work on activities that are future-focused and make a meaningful difference to our business, our culture and our people
  • Work that links to a higher purpose – we are creating generational change and Championing Successful Independence
  • Some pretty cool benefits – like personal development, career opportunities and an extra week of leave


About us:

At Metcash, we’re the power behind an independent Australia. For almost 100 years we’ve been proudly supporting local, family-owned businesses – sticking up for the little guys and helping them become the best stores in town. Today we’re Australia and New Zealand’s leading independent retail partner and wholesaler in the food, liquor and hardware sectors. And while we may be large in size, we’ll always be locals at heart.


Make your Mark!