HR Generalist

Job Location: Sydney Parramatta & Western Suburbs
Employer: SBM
Full time

The Company

SBM is a privately owned and operated marketing communications agency with nearly five decades of industry-leading experience. SBM’s key service pillars of Communications, Creative, Digital, Production and Marketing Technology form to offer clients a sophisticated and highly dynamic solution that connects brands to their audiences.

With offices in Sydney, Brisbane, and Melbourne, you’ll be joining a team that works across some of Australia’s largest and most successful brands in Retail, FMCG, Corporate and Government.  

The Role

The HR Generalist is far from a one-dimensional role and will oversee and lead on all things employee related. This will include checking and amending policies and procedures, answering all manner of HR queries, managing all employee issues, to building the HR strategy and looking after all aspects of the employee lifecycle.

You will be managing activities such as payroll administration, recruitment & onboarding, preparation of HR reports, and other HR related tasks. With a proven track record in a generalist HR role, ideally you will also have set up a successful HR function for a business. This role will suit someone with a flexible approach, able to work with a wide range of individuals and adapt their style accordingly.

  • Develop HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy
  • Manage talent acquisition and recruitment processes
  • Conduct employee onboarding and help organise training & development initiatives
  • Gather and analyse data with useful HR metrics, like time to hire and employee turnover 
  • Organise quarterly and annual employee performance reviews
  • Bridge management and employee relations by addressing issues, concerns and conflicts
  • Check all employment practices comply with latest national, state and local regulations
  • Own the HRIS functionality and work with Finance to ensure integration with payroll
  • Ensure that the company culture embraces diversity in our workforce
  • Nurture an inclusive and positive working environment


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources
  • Organised and structured way of working, and hands-on problem solver 
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills with proven experience in matters related to payroll, data administration and labour law

What’s in it for you?

At SBM, we believe a diverse and inclusive workforce contributes to the success of our organisation and we are committed to ensuring that our workforce reflects our diverse society. In every part of our organisation, our people are our greatest asset. So, if you’re looking to work with a positive and engaged team where your ideas are welcomed and your expertise is respected, apply today telling us why you would be a great fit for this position.

*You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this role

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