About the role
As the People and Capability Manager you will have full visibility across all the business’ services. This is an opportunity to join a reputable organisation with a dynamic team with an inclusive culture.
YWCA Canberra is an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality and offers flexibility, professional development and the opportunity to be a part of one of the ACT’s longest standing for purpose organisations.
You will have an opportunity to focus on driving HR initiatives which will directly contribute to the growth and success of the organisation. You’ll have the freedom to make this role your own, and you’ll be empowered to run with HR initiatives and strategize directly with the CEO.
You will be challenged and supported to achieve business goals while having direct contact with the CEO to take the business to the next level.
As the People and Capability Manager, you’ll be able to take your skillset to the next level and have a real impact within the organisation. You will be involved in both the strategic and operations side of the business including industrial relations, WHS, human resource and capability functions across the organisation.
You’ll be a leader in the organisation, and take control and ownership of the HR function, reporting directly to the CEO, and liaising with other business and services leaders.
Responsibilities would include:
- Providing high level, current industrial relations advice consistent with YWCA Canberra’s values and culture
- Oversee key HR functions including recruitment, performance review and assessment process
- Strengthen the organisation’s approach to industrial relations, management and workplace gender diversity to further advance YWCA’s mission
- You’ll negotiate the Enterprise Agreement and implement and oversee other HR functions including WHS and recruitment.
You are an experienced People and Capability Manager who is a strong collaborative innovative leader, with the ability to negotiate with and influence a broad range of people. You focus on being innovative, creative and finding solutions.
You will demonstrate empathy and be passionate about seeing employees thrive and have sound knowledge and practical experience in industrial relations.
This role would suit a high performer with a growth mindset looking for a career where you can make a significant impact in a reputable organisation with a significant local history.
Please note: A Working with Vulnerable People registration is essential for this role.
About the organisation
YWCA is a high-profile not-for-profit organisation of national significance and is committed to providing quality, innovative services across the ACT and surrounding regions.
YWCA has been in Canberra for 90 years and has a good reputation within the community. Their leadership team have been modernising their business after a period of significant growth taking them to an annual turnover of around $20 million. They offer the community a wide variety of services including 5 early learning centres, sporting programs, large group accommodation centres and after school care.
How to apply
To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Sarah Fowler on 02 6108 4878, quoting Ref No. 10819
Please quote in application: People and Capability Manager via Pro Bono Australia.