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HR Advisor / Junior HR Business Partner

We are looking for an engaged, proactive and commercially minded HR Business Partner to join our regional HR team and support Australia and Japan. You will be based in Melbourne or Sydney and report to the HRBP Lead, APAC in Singapore. In this exciting and dynamic role, you will have the opportunity to support two countries and be the point of contact for over 150 employees (you will also be supported by a people operations team).

As an HRBP, you will be exposed to a range of regional projects as well as supporting full cycle HR accountabilities including providing strategic and legislative advice and guidance to business leaders.

Key responsibilities:

  • Be a driver for employee experience - you will support the full employee lifecycle including onboarding, engagement, support for queries (eg; payroll or benefits), performance management, exit interviews

  • Partner, advise and coach managers on HR activities including adoption of Meltwater’s talent framework in a consultative manner

  • Analyze trends and metrics to identify areas for improvement and changes and drive action plans with local management

  • Identify learning needs and translate them into L&D initiatives aligning with regional L&D framework, ideally being able to design and deliver workshops

  • Implement regional or global strategies and drive a range of people related local initiatives such as Wellness, DE&I, Sustainability, Engagement, Hybrid Work, etc.

  • Drive employee relations process and resolve any potential concerns in partnership with management in a professional and integral manner while maintaining legislative and company policy compliance

  • Proactively participate in business meetings, seek to understand business and organizational strategies and learn to translate them into people initiatives

  • Assist in updating company policies and procedures, continuously educating employees and managers to ensure compliance and professionalism

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor degree in HR or similar discipline
  • Up to 5 years of experience as a HR Generalist/Advisor/Business Partner (Sales or SaaS organisation highly regarded)
  • Proven background in managing the full employment cycle management in an innovative and proactive manner
  • Knowledge of employment law and common practices in Australia, experience with employee relations is required

Qualities & Soft Skills

  • Ability to thrive in a high pace, high performance environment
  • Eager to learn, hard working, not afraid of rolling up sleeves and getting your hands dirty
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills for all levels of the organisation (Japanese Language skills highly regarded)
  • Well organised with the ability to juggle often competing priorities
  • Strong research skills and keep abreast of HR industry developments globally and locally

Work with great people

Naresh Nehvin
Managing Director, Client Acquisition
"Meltwater has empowered me as a professional and individual. It has gifted me the rare opportunity to work with seasoned practitioners and industry leaders as a trusted consultant to their business."
Faten Amzah
Key Account Manager, Client Success
"Meltwater entrusted me to work independently with regional key decision makers from the start. It all boils down to the support and trust that we place in our most important asset - people!"
Amanda Shaw
Senior Manager, Client Success
"Meltwater teaches you to learn fast and fail quickly. We support a growth mindset, and from the most junior staff to senior management, everyone is accessible and supports each other's career."
Vilhelm Rudberg
Client Strategy Director
"The best thing about a Meltwater career is the abundance of challenge and opportunity - you are bound to realize and develop personal strengths you never knew existed!"

Great Place to Work

  • Competitive salary & bonuses

  • Work-life balance

  • Vibrant office space and well-stocked pantry

  • Progression and empowerment

  • Diverse, high-performance & collaborative teams

  • Flat hierarchy and strong support groups

  • A uniquely Meltwater culture like no other!

About the company

About Meltwater

With 20 years of experience in the field of online media monitoring, Meltwater is a global leader in media intelligence and social analytics SaaS solutions - helping to bridge the gap between Public Relations, Communications, and Marketing departments with an all-in-one solution powered by AI-driven insights. Through Meltwater's platforms, our clients are well equipped to stay on top of billions of online conversations and extract relevant insights - allowing them to strategically manage their brands and stay ahead of their competition. Over 30,000 of the world’s most respected brands rely on Meltwater to help inform their marketing & communications strategies and executive decision making. With over 55 offices and 2,000 employees worldwide, Meltwater is a truly global partner offering best-in-class support through our local customer success teams.

Meltwater employees embody the work-hard, play-hard spirit through our 3 core values - Moro (fun), Enere (number one) and Respekt (respect). These founding principles stem from our Norwegian roots and are why Meltwater has been named a Great Place to Work in several markets across the globe. We have high energy, open concept offices that thrive on teamwork and collaboration. We ensure our employees have easy access to management and learn quickly from those around them.

Official Careers Page:https://careers.meltwater.com/

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Alissa Sargeant | Contact Person

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