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Organisation : Social Ventures Australia

Location : Melbourne, Sydney, Victoria

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Community Development, Consulting, Education & Employment, Families, Foundations, Trusts & Philanthropy

Salary type : Annual Package

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Social Ventures Australia

About the role

Who we are 
Social Ventures Australia (SVA) is a not-for-profit organisation that works with partners to alleviate disadvantage – towards an Australia where all people and communities thrive. We influence systems to deliver better social outcomes for people by learning about what works in communities, helping organisations be more effective, sharing our perspectives and advocating for change.

Committed to hiring staff who possess a genuine desire to make a difference to the lives of others, we currently have an exciting opportunity for a People & Culture Advisor to join our supportive and talented team. The People and Culture (P&C) team acts as a valued and trusted partner to all SVA’ers, supporting the delivery of the organisation’s vison by putting people at the centre of everything we do.

The position 
The People & Culture Advisor will provide high quality and timely advice and support to managers and staff on all aspects of the employee life cycle, ranging from people and culture operations, employment relations, remuneration and benefits, information management and reporting, talent acquisition and onboarding and offboarding activities.

The position will play a key role in ensuring the effective use of P&C systems and process compliance across SVA. The position will see you work in close partnership with P&C and other SVA teams, while assisting with special projects to improve operational efficiency and contributing to the overall objectives of SVA.

Who you are 
If you are someone who has initiative in abundance and a will to make a positive impact to enable people to succeed, then this is the role for you!

You are a self-driven and engaging HR professional with significant HR generalist experience, both operational and strategic in complex and fast paced environment. Known for being responsive, approachable, empathetic, and service oriented, you will confidently build connections with our managers and staff and create strong working relationships that add value to the organisation.

You will come to the position with exposure to a wide range of HR functions, particularly people and culture operations, employment relations, remuneration and benefits, information management and reporting, and talent acquisition. You will be skilled in providing guidance to our managers and staff and supporting the continuous improvement of People and Culture systems and processes.

SVA values diversity and encourages applications from candidates of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people of colour. We value people of all abilities and diversity of culture, faith, gender identity and sexual orientation. We welcome unique contributions and perspectives of all people to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities we work with and live in.

If you have the experience and knowledge, and are excited to join our team, please submit your CV (max 2 pages) and a statement (max 1 page) addressing the person requirements by midnight AEST 23 December 2021. 

To find out more about SVA and view the position description please go to

Please note we may consider applications on an ongoing basis and therefore encourage to apply at your earliest opportunity.

How to apply


Please quote in application: People and Culture Advisor via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #Administration_and_Office_Support, #HR_and_Employment_Services, #Legal, #Operations_Management, #Project_Management
Sector: #Community_Development, #Consulting, #Education_and_Employment, #Families, #Foundations_Trusts_and_Philanthropy


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