HR Advisor

Job Location: Perth CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs
Employer: Rio Tinto
Full time

HR Advisor

  • Be part of a dynamic, passionate and inclusive HR team
  • Opportunity to work in a global company
  • Competitive benefits and compensation package
  • Based in Perth, with global team

About the role

People Services forms the delivery team of our Human Resources function. It offers global expertise and services in areas of HR operations, Talent, Global Mobility and Recruitment

We are looking for a dynamic individual with a growth mindset to provide Human Resources operational support as a HR Generalist to our Procurement division within Commercial. The generalist duties for this role range from overseeing and performing HR generalist functions to managing Human Resources projects.

This role is a great opportunity to work with a collaborative team and continue your development as a skilled generalist in a fast paced, challenging work environment, and support broader project work globally. Reporting to the Commercial Team Lead, you will be:

  • Advising and coaching on employee relations matters to customers with a focus on early intervention and people centricity
  • Leading and participating in HR projects with exceptional attention to detail and out of the box thinking
  • Driving change with a focus on continuous improvement and challenging the status quo
  • Developing and embedding of HR procedures, systems, templates and reporting mechanisms
  • Building Leader capability in HR systems and processes including cyclical processes
  • Facilitating organisational change through to HR systems and processes

What you’ll bring

To be successful in this position you will have:

  • Proven experience in human resources with a comprehensive knowledge of generalist HR activities
  • Demonstrated understanding of Australian Employment Law framework and best practice application of relevant legislation
  • Extensive experience in complex workplace investigations and advising on performance management practices
  • Ability to provide HR services remotely with experience in utilising technology platforms to facilitate stronger engagement and the flexibility for site travel within when required
  • Resilience and the ability to thrive in a continuous improvement culture and have a strong commitment to team-based processes and outcomes
  • Capacity and versatility to operate in a large and dynamic organisation which involves delivering business objectives remotely and across a diverse workforce
  • Excellent interpersonal influencing, coaching, communication, negotiation and consultation skills along with managing your time to deliver priorities
  • A desire for greater exposure to team leadership and seek to be a leader in the future an advantage for some roles

What we offer

Be recognised for your contribution, your thinking and your hard work, and go home knowing you’ve helped the world progress.

  • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority
  • Flexible working from home arrangements as per operational requirements
  • A competitive base salary reflective of your skills and experience with annual incentive program
  • Comprehensive medical benefits including subsidised private health insurance for employees and immediate family
  • Attractive share ownership plan
  • Company provided insurance cover
  • Extensive salary sacrifice & salary packaging options
  • Career development & education assistance to further your technical or leadership ambitions
  • Ongoing access to family-friendly health and medical wellbeing support
  • Leave for all of life’s reasons (vacation/annual, paid parental, sick leave)
  • Exclusive employee discounts (banking, accommodation, cars, retail and more)

About Rio Tinto

Every idea, every innovation, every little thing the world calls ‘progress’ begins with a first step, and someone willing to take it: explorers, inventors, entrepreneurs. Pioneers. 

For nearly 150 years, Rio Tinto has been a company of pioneers – generations of people spanning the globe, all with the grit and vision to produce materials essential to human progress. 

Our iron ore has shaped skylines from Shanghai to Sydney. Our aluminium – the world’s first to be certified “responsible” – helps planes fly and makes cars lighter. Our copper helps wind turbines power cities and our boron helps feed the world, and explore the universe.
Our diamonds help us celebrate the best parts of life. 

Where you’ll be working

The Commercial group is focused on maximising the value of our products; growing value in the marketplace through partnership with the company’s customers, suppliers, product groups and Group functions. Headquartered in Singapore, and integrated with Rio Tinto’s assets, hubs, and offices globally, Commercial’s purpose is to provide the commercial insights to drive value along the mine-to-market value chain.

Commercial incorporates and utilises the knowledge and capabilities of the global Sales & Marketing, Procurement, and Marine & Logistics organisations, supported by the Market Analysis, Commercial Treasury and other functions, to ensure our approach to business is driven by a commercially-astute and innovative mind-set.

The Commercial group came under the leadership of the newly appointed chief commercial officer on 1 January 2018.

Every Voice Matters

At Rio Tinto, we particularly welcome and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, the LGBTI+ community, mature workers, people with disabilities and people from different cultural backgrounds.

We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our success. We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation or anything else that makes us different.

Applications close on 3 December 2021 (Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove advertised roles prior to this date)

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