Head of Human Resources

Job Title: Head of Human Resources
Contract Type: Permanent Recruitment
Location: Other Locations
Reference: 851638
Contact Name: Monique Marten
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 25, 2024 16:45

Job Description

  • Elevate your career as Head of HR APAC in this global organisation.

  • Play an active role in the APAC Leadership Team.

  • Heatherbrae location – beautiful offices and amenities with parking provided.

This rare opportunity suits a senior HR professional aiming to advance in the Head of HR APAC role within a progressive global organisation. Your proactive approach will drive positive change management, overseeing a diverse HR team across multiple sites. You'll shape policy and provide expert advice to APAC Executive and Management teams on employment and industrial relations matters.

Collaborating with management, you'll identify HR priorities and recommend solutions for organisational development, culture, and change. As Head of HR, you'll ensure programs align closely with the parent company Sandvik Group’s vision, values, and goals, steering the company's strategic direction as part of the Senior Leadership Team.

About the company

DSI Underground is one of Australia’s largest manufacturer and supplier of specialist strata reinforcement and support products to the soft and hard rock underground mining, and tunnelling sectors. Customer focused, innovative with international representation, DSI Underground is a progressive market leader, this is an exciting time to join the team and be part of their growth. 

As Head of HR APAC, you will work closely with the Regional CEO & Global HR in creating, adopting and curating company policies to suit the local landscape, aligning operations with strategy to achieve business goals.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Align HR strategies with company objectives, working closely with the Regional CEO and global HR.

  • Provide strong leadership, supervising HR team and coordinating personnel-related insurance providers.

  • Oversee training and development initiatives, ensuring alignment with organisational goals.

  • Lead organisation development initiatives including succession planning, workforce development, and change management.

  • Ensure legal compliance and manage complex industrial relations matters.

  • Drive recruitment practices and pay strategies, conducting market research and working closely with Sandvik Group C&B team.

  • Manage EHS and Workers Compensation matters, liaising with relevant authorities and ensuring compliance with policies.

  • Coordinate HR projects and participate in globally-established organisational projects.

About you

  • Strong knowledge of Australian employment legislation.

  • Degree in HR, Business, or relevant field.

  • Minimum 5 years in senior HR role, with experience in manufacturing and heavy industry preferred.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to effectively lead and coach a geographically diverse HR team.

  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as required.

  • Highly developed problem-solving ability.

Job Offering

  • Attractive salary package.

  • Flexible work offered.

  • Be part of a collaborative HR team working on both local and global projects.

  • Modern and stylish offices with amazing amenities, including parking at Heatherbrae, NSW, Australia.

How to apply

To learn more about key responsibilities, company culture and associated benefits of this opportunity, please download a copy of the Success Profile Pack by clicking here. Alternatively, please contact Monique Marten today on 02 4927 2032 or for a confidential discussion. Click "Apply" to submit your covering letter and CV.

Application Close Date: Monday 8th April 2024.

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