People Experience Advisor - 12mth FTC at Waddle

People Experience, Fixed Term, Melbourne, AU melbourne
Posted 9 days ago

Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive. 

At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.

How you’ll make an impact

Working closely with the PX Director AU and the PX, Talent, & Learning Teams, this role will be responsible for supporting our People Experience Business Partners and providing generalist HR advisory support and coordination for an identified client group within the business.

Teams within the identified client group may vary over time, with the PX Team continuously reviewing their portfolios and assigning HR resources as needed, to best suit the business needs.

The role incorporates a broad spectrum of HR advisory and coordination responsibility, including advice and support to people leads on all people related matters.

What you’ll do

  • In conjunction with the relevant PX Business Partner, you will provide meaningful and accurate HR advice and guidance to your specified client group, across the full spectrum of HR; including legislative requirements, recruitment, onboarding, performance management, employee development, remuneration, HR systems, benefits, retention, departures and change management.
  • Support the relevant TX Specialist to ensure best practice recruitment processes are in place.
  • Work with the LX team to help identify learning opportunities that may be required.
  • Provide support and assistance with Xero’s approach to performance conversations, including running any necessary performance management training.
  • In partnership with the PX Business Partner, you’ll provide remuneration advice and guidance, including supporting with the annual salary review.
  • Run regular engagement reports.
  • Facilitate international transfers in conjunction with the relevant PX Business Partners and Workday team.
  • Support employees and respond to general HR queries.
  • Contributing to PX projects such as the new staff induction programs, staff surveys, remuneration review, policies, and performance review processes.
  • Assisting the wider PX team and Coordinator during peak times and on any overflow work as and when required.
  • What you’ll bring with you

  • Proven HR Advisory experience in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong stakeholder management experience.
  • An appropriate HR qualification or relevant HR experience.
  • Practical knowledge and experience in creating and facilitating effective HR processes.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Excellent communication skills including consultation, facilitation, influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Able to exercise effective judgment, sensitivity and creativity to changing needs and situations within the business.
  • Current and practical working knowledge of all employment-related legislation and application of HR best practice.
  • Proven ability to deal with confidential information with discretion.
  • A pragmatic approach and willingness to escalate issues to the PX Business Partners in a timely manner if unable to meet deadlines, or unsure of how to resolve a situation.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to juggle multiple tasks at one time.
  • Xero is a values based business, please include a cover letter explaining how you would bring #human to this role.

    Why Xero?

    At Xero we support many types of flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance your work, your life and your passions. We offer a great remuneration package including shares plus a range of leave options to suit your well-being. Our work environment encourages continuous improvement and career development and you’ll get to work with the latest technology.  

    Our collaborative and inclusive culture is one we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully. We are a member of Pride in Diversity, in recognition of our inclusive workplace. So, from the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.

    Xero strongly encourages employees and contractors to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to work from a Xero office, or engage in any face-to-face Xero business.  Xero will work with anyone who is not vaccinated, or prefers not to disclose their vaccination status, to determine what reasonable accommodations can be provided to ensure their role can be performed safely.