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 HR Business Partner

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National Capital District, Papua New Guinea

Retail / Distribution / Supply


Job description

Goodman Fielder Papua New Guinea is one of PNG’s largest food companies, manufacturing and distributing high quality Flour, Stock Feed, Rice, Snacks, Bakery and Grocery products throughout the country.

The company owns a host of iconic brands which include; Flame Flour, Flame Stockfeed, Bilas Bread, Skel Rice, Twisties snacks, and the Meadow Lea range. We are passionate about our iconic brands and products, and strive to be the best place to work in PNG. We are currently experiencing times of change and growth with continued capital investment across our business which only means one thing – Exciting times.

HR Business Partner

About the opportunity:

We are now looking for a dynamic, influential and experienced HR Business Partner to be based at our Port Moresby site reporting to PNG Country HR Manager. This newly created role will be an integral member of the HR team, partnering closely with the functions to deliver Human Resources initiatives, advice and support.

You will be responsible for:

  • Recruitment and selection; Partner with line management and the Recruitment team to ensure recruitment is aligned to business strategy, budget, and headcount, provide an engaging and consistent on boarding experience to new-starters.
  • Performance management; Provide advice and coach line managers on development of soft-skills and leadership capability within their teams, including, the annual performance review process, performance management, disciplinary process, grievances.
  • Learning and development;prepare and co-ordinate programs and external training, support internal roll out of training programs, address specific performance improvement opportunities.
  • Site operations; review and challenge existing work practices and seek opportunities for improvement, be a role model on site by living the quality, cost and safety culture, actively participate in regular site based meetings. Ensure HR initiatives are pragmatic, commercial, and linked to business performance
  • People and culture; ensure leadership behaviours are consistent with the vision, goal and priorities of Goodman Fielder, maintain focus on talent management and succession planning, ensure development plans are in place with capability needs being assessed.
  • Policies, Procedures and Process;Advise Managers on HR policies/practices/procedures/legislation, and drive continuous improvement of HR practises
  • Compensation and Benefits;Supporting HRM in providing advice and guidelines to all staff benefit and Compensation matters.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Tertiary qualification in relevant discipline; HR, Business or related
  • 5+ years in HR related role, preferably within FMCG and/or site manufacturing
  • Ability to travel occasionally between sites
  • Strong communication and coaching skills
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills and ability to influence effectively
  • Excellent judgement, drive, and initiative
  • Attention to detail with strong planning and organising skills
  • Ability to prioritise and make quick rational decisions
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Good team player
  • High computer literacy

What can we offer you?

This is a highly visible role; with the opportunity to work within a high performing and respected HR function in a truly commercial business partnering role.

In return for your passion and success, we will reward you with a competitive remuneration package and help you to achieve personal and professional growth and development. At Goodman Fielder, we aim to be a destination employer in the food industry where we don't just offer jobs - we offer long term careers.

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Closing date:

Friday 28th September 2018

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Goodman Fielder

Goodman Fielder is one of PNG’s largest food companies, manufacturing and distributing high quality Flour, Stock Feed, Snacks and Bakery products throughout the country. The company owns a host of iconic ...
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