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Head of People & Culture Services

World Vision

about the opportunity

As Head of People & Culture Services for World Vision Australia (WVA), you will be responsible for the operational excellence of a number of key areas, including People & Culture (P&C) Support, Property Services and Child and Adult Safeguarding.

With a genuine commitment to service excellence, you seek opportunities to innovate and continuously improve functional efficiencies across the employee lifecycle. You are an advocate of safeguarding to enable WVA to achieve its vision to help the world’s most vulnerable children. When you join World Vision Australia, you will become part of a diverse team who are committed to creating meaningful change in the world.

Reporting to the Chief of People & Culture, your key responsibilities include;

  • Display engaging, influential, and inspiring leadership to enable our people to bring their entire self to work
  • Empower P&C Support to deliver operationally excellent services and support
  • Ensure WVA meets its child and adult safeguarding responsibilities and is a child safe organisation
  • Provide engaging and productive workspaces for WVA staff and departments across WVA property portfolio
  • Deliver workplace projects and plans that align to WVA’s strategic direction and goals

Who we’re looking for

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with strong inspirational leadership qualities and stakeholder relationship skills, enabling you to work effectively with people at all levels in an organisation.

You will also have:

  • Previous experience working in a central services team developing and delivering fit-for-purpose processes/systems with the customer experience as the core focus
  • Outstanding communication skills and an ability to influence, think innovatively, and exercise judgment within a dynamic and complex environment
  • Tertiary qualification, with in Human Resources/Organisational Development, Business, or commensurate experience
  • Experience managing multi-functional and specialised HR teams
  • Experience in delivering organisational wide projects and change initiatives

Working for World Vision means you are making the world better.

It’s not every day that a job comes along that lets you change the world. Working for World Vision means looking forward to turning up at work because you know you’re about to do something meaningful. It means working with 35,000 staff and 3.3 million supporters in 100 countries who will stop at nothing to help children live better lives. Join a team that is bold and courageous, and where job satisfaction goes beyond financial reward. 

The selection process 

For your information, the interviews will start immediately, and the role may be filled before the closing date.

We embrace diversity, employing people from a variety of cultural and religious backgrounds. We take our Safeguarding responsibilities seriously and we are committed to providing an environment that is safe for children. Our stringent recruitment procedures make sure the safest and most suitable people work with the children in our programs. All successful candidates will undergo a criminal record and Working with Children check prior to employment. We provide our staff and volunteers with ongoing supervision, support, and training in their work with vulnerable children and their families.  World Vision Australia participates in the Inter-Agency Scheme for the Disclosure of Safeguarding-related Misconduct in Recruitment Process within the Humanitarian and Development Sector. 

Who we are

World Vision is a Christian organisation that empowers everyday Australians to create meaningful change for children through relief, development, and advocacy work.

We offer incredible employee benefits such as not for profit salary packaging, flexible work arrangements, free-onsite parking, an onsite café, myotherapy services and gym.

For more information on World Vision and the work we do, please visit our website: here.

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