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People and Culture Director

TEAR Australia
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  • Exciting mix of strategic and operational responsibility across the generalist HR spectrum
  • Meaningful work in the international aid and development sector
  • Part-time 3 days | flexible | Christian organisation

About TEAR
TEAR is a Christian development, relief and advocacy organisation responding to global poverty and injustice.  Our vision is for a just and compassionate world in which all people have the opportunity to achieve their God-given potential.  To work at TEAR is to live out your vocation; a space where your faith, passion for justice and skills intersect.  TEAR offers generous salary packaging benefits, a friendly and flexible work environment, and will challenge you on your faith and justice journey. 

Your job
Reporting to the CEO you will be responsible for providing strategic and operational expertise to TEAR’s Board, CEO, Leadership team, and staff on the full range of generalist human resources activities.    The People at TEAR portfolio includes TEAR staff and volunteers and has a genuinely influential seat at the leadership table.  As a trusted advisor, you will encourage innovation and best practice to position TEAR as an employer of choice and enable TEAR’s mission and vision.  TEAR is committed to gender equality; this role can also be worked flexibly over four or more days per week within school hours.  You will have the opportunity to build your team by recruiting your own HR Coordinator at the commencement of the 2019-2020 FY.

Does this sound like you?
Key to your success will be your keen strategic mind, sensitive interpersonal skills, effective communication and strong HR competence.  You have a passion for social justice and desire to use your HR skills to make a difference.  Highly organised and professional, you pride yourself on getting things done on time and to a high standard of excellence.  Your knowledge of contemporary human resource practices and industrial instruments, together with your demonstrated ability to provide advice and manage the full range of HR and IR issues will enable you to operate as a self-motivated HR practitioner in a mission driven environment. 

Apply today!
Send us your CV and cover letter to
In your cover letter tell us in one page

  1. Why are you keen to be TEAR’s People and Culture Director?
  2. Tell us about your HR experience and how you have lead the development and delivery of excellent HR strategy.
  3. Why TEAR?  How do your values align with ours?

                Position Location: Blackburn, Melbourne

Enquiries to Susan Vulling on 03 9264 7000. For more information, and to see the position description, visit
TEAR Australia’s recruitment and selection procedures and checks reflect our commitment to the well-being and protection of children. We seek to be a diverse workplace, in which people of different backgrounds, genders and ages work together.  Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Listing
Area: Blackburn, VIC
Status: Part Time
Date: Not specified
Susan Vulling
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03 9264 7000

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