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HR Manager

Baptist Financial Services Australia Ltd (BFS) -
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Baptist Financial Services

HR Manager

Baptist Financial Services Australia Ltd (BFS) is an Australian Baptist Ministry providing financial services for the work of Baptist Churches throughout NSW/ACT, Tas, Vic, SA/NT & WA. Established in 1984, with total assets exceeding $425 million, BFS is a Registered Charity providing the opportunity to raise funds which are used to resource Baptist and other Christian ministries.

The position provides the opportunity to be actively involved in the work of the Christian Church in the financial services ministry of our Baptist Churches and the chance to be a part of our vision to be a Leading Christian Financial Services provider. If you believe you embody the skills necessary to be successful in the role, we want to hear from you!

Please note, an appropriate salary will be negotiated for the position.

BFS Mission: Resourcing Christian Ministry We are currently looking to fill the role of HR Manager in our Sydney office. Applicants must be permanent residents of Australia.


The role exists to:

·     Manage the operational HR function of BFS.

·     Develop and implement key people initiatives to support BFS’ strategic priorities.

·     Assist in fostering an engaged and high performing organisation.


·     Develop and execute an HR strategy to support the enablement of BFS’ strategic priorities and purpose.

·     Build a reputation as a trusted advisor with BFS CEO and the Executive and Management team, providing quality, outcome focused coaching, together with practical advice on all HR related matters.

·     Oversee and support all elements of the employee lifecycle, including attraction and recruitment, on-boarding, performance management, departures and terminations.

·     Maintain registers and policies, ensuring documents and registers are up to date.

·     Support the BFS CEO in relation to performance management, including remuneration considerations, and performance management for weaker performing staff.

·     Maintain HR records and Performance Management Review scheduling reviews as necessary, including relevant forms for completion.

·     Coordinate the on-boarding and induction of all new employees as well as off boarding of staff who have completed their employment with BFS.

·     Update and maintain all HR/ people policies and procedures

·     Support the Executive and Management team through coaching and advice aligned with employment legislation and relevant rewards to minimise the risk to the business, while achieving practical organisational outcomes.

·     Drive and implement employee engagement and culture initiatives, in line with BFS values.

·     Support workforce planning, including succession planning for key roles.

·     Support and help coordinate learning and development initiatives.

·     Provide timely, insightful and practical reporting on key employee measures.

·     Manage BFS Employee Assistance Programs.

As part of the BFS team, this role works together with senior managers and other BFS staff to:

·     Generate and facilitate awareness of BFS’s services and capabilities.

·     Contribute to the development of BFS’s strategies, services and support processes.

·     Help support quality customer service.


·     BFS is compliant with Industrial Relations regulations

·     Staff reviews have been scheduled and undertaken as required

·     BFS staff HR information is clear, accessible and reflects BFS values

·     Effective support and advice to CEO for HR issues & strategies

·     Effective on boarding of new staff and offboarding of staff when their employment is completed.

·     HR records are maintained in a timely manner

·     Effectively addressing staff quires re HR issues

·     Meeting deadlines or deliverables as necessary


·     5 + years’ experience in an autonomous HR Manager role

·     True generalist experience, with experience interpreting Award and other employment instruments

·     Deep understanding of best practice Human Resources

·     HR related degree

·     Strong business/commercial acumen

·     Ability to translate strategy into operational plans

·     Ability to build relationships based on trust and credibility across all levels of the business.

·     Driven to deliver results including progressive improvements for improved business performance and establishing new ways of doing things.

·     Ability to build strong relationships, as a trusted adviser

·     Ability to coach, influence and provide concise and timely, fact based feedback to empower employees and managers to take accountability and action with confidence

·     Resilient and ability to deliver quality outcomes in a fast paced, every changing environment.

·     Christian values driven, with ability to role model and influence others.

Please forward your CV and Cover Letter to: Helen McArthur – Operations Manager Email: Please Note: Applications from those currently residing outside of Australia will not be considered.

Closing date for applications is 24th May 2019

The Listing
Area: Sydney, NSW
Status: Full Time
Date: Respond by 24 May
Helen McArthur
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