HR Partner, R&D Programs at Atlassian

People, Full Time, Sydney, Australia sydney full-time
Posted a month ago

Atlassian can hire people in any country where we have a legal entity, assuming candidates have eligible working rights and a sufficient timezone overlap with their team. As our offices re-open, Atlassians can choose to work remotely or return to an office, unless it’s necessary for the role to be performed in the office. Interviews and onboarding are conducted virtually, a part of being a distributed-first company.

Atlassian has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, upbeat, and creative HR professional to support the R&D HR Partners team, to help design and scale HR solutions to our key HR challenges. This position will play a critical role in partnering with our COE’s to ensure our global programs represent the key interests our of R&D teams. This role is the lifeline between the HR Partners team and the rest of the People organisation (Talent, TA, Total Rewards, etc). This role will manage a two-way street between teams to provide strategic HR input into People programs, and, in return, we enable the HR Partners team to successfully launch People programs with the business.

As the R&D HR Partners team evolve, so will this role. The ideal candidate is nimble, scrappy, and able to pivot quickly to changing priorities and decisions. Also critical is to know and understand the roles of the HR Partners team, have empathy for the work they do, and to draw on previous HR experience to make sound decisions and recommendations.

In this role, you'll be expected to:

  • Partner with the R&D HRBPs and business leaders and to understand their programmatic needs, and, in partnership with the COEs, design and build programs to help them grow and scale. This includes synthesising the many offerings for managers into a digestible, repeatable cadence each year.
  • Demonstrate and accelerate the adoption of COE/People solutions to drive transformational change
  • In partnership with the HR Business Partners, conduct needs analysis, assess change readiness, and identify success metrics for programs
  • Be the voice of R&D by determining which programs should be developed and deployed consistently across the company and which ones need to be customised for R&D
  • Identify, assess, and proactively manage response to change across stakeholders and end users
  • In partnership with the Communications team, ensure an integrated approach to communication of our programs and support development of communications for broad groups
  • Integrate change management activities into new and existing project plans
  • Partner across our COEs to ensure the R&D People team roadmap is aligned to the overall People team roadmap
  • Measure and report out regular metrics on impact of training and content
  •  Create feedback loops to understand the impact of People team programs and incorporate the VOA (Voice of Atlassians) into program improvements
  • What you’ll gain from this role:

  • Exposure to and development of expertise in HR bodies of work (org design, workforce planning, Total Rewards, etc)
  • Impact: you will directly influence how Atlassians experience all of our People programs
  • Well-rounded HR skills to support advising on various programs or cycles
  • Exposure to all People programs across the COEs and the ability to support the design of programs, ensuring they are built to scale
  • True cross-functional experience within the People team and the company
  • Professional Qualifications:

  • Broad HR experience, ideally with time spent in one or more HR COE (Talent, Total Rewards, Talent Acquisition, etc)
  • Recent, relevant experience working cross-functionally, ideally across COEs in a People organisation
  • Experience as an HRBP or partnering with HRBPs on the planning and execution of People programs
  • Strong understanding of talent management philosophies and best practices
  • Experience with compensation programs and various components of pay (base salary, bonus programs, equity programs, etc).
  • Experience driving executive communications on announcements and change management
  • Stellar communication skills and the ability to “read the room”
  • Comfort with ambiguity, with the ability to synthesise abstract concepts and shape them into a simple plan
  • Ability to pivot quickly to changing priorities and communicate change in an organised and effective way
  • Personal Characteristics

  • Exceptional communication and organisational skills at all levels, with the ability to advocate and obtain necessary buy-in for programs that can set up as scalable processes/programs.
  • Inspires a culture of innovation, execution, collaboration, accountability, and positivity.
  • Highest ethical standards, integrity, authenticity, credibility and character.
  • Strong work ethic and passion around the People and Talent function.
  • Exceptional emotional intelligence and business acumen.
  • More about our team

    The R&D HR Partner Team is an innovative and strategic bunch who serve as trusted advisors to the members of the team and the business. We use an analytical, data inclined approach to tackle problems, build programs, and help Atlassians constantly improve upon how they work. You’ll work with a team that partners with business and technology teams to ensure our employees are innovating at their peak, leading teams and guiding their amazing people.

    More about our benefits

    Whether you work in an office or a distributed team, Atlassian is highly collaborative and yes, fun! To support you at work (and play) we offer some fantastic perks: ample time off to relax and recharge, flexible working options, five paid volunteer days a year for your favourite cause, an annual allowance to support your learning & growth, unique ShipIt days, a company paid trip after five years and lots more.

    More about Atlassian

    Creating software that empowers everyone from small startups to the who’s who of tech is why we’re here. We build tools like Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, and Trello to help teams across the world become more nimble, creative, and aligned—collaboration is the heart of every product we dream of at Atlassian. From Amsterdam and Austin, to Sydney and San Francisco, we’re looking for people who want to write the future and who believe that we can accomplish so much more together than apart. At Atlassian, we’re committed to an environment where everyone has the autonomy and freedom to thrive, as well as the support of like-minded colleagues who are motivated by a common goal to: Unleash the potential of every team.

    Additional Information

    We believe that the unique contributions of all Atlassians is the driver of our success. To make sure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, or marital, veteran, or disability status.

    Atlassian is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to all individuals participating in the application and interview process, and while performing job functions. Please note that you will have the opportunity to request accommodations at each stage of the assessment process. To request accommodations before scheduling an interview, please reach out to [email protected] and someone will follow up shortly.

    All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

    If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can rock the role, we’d love to learn more about you.

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