Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action

Senior People Partner

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Why Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action

Victoria has set an ambitious climate action agenda with a strong focus on establishing a renewable energy sector, reducing emissions and preparing for a future with less water.

At the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action, we will lead this exciting work, bringing together the energy, environment, climate action, water, agriculture and resources portfolios, in addition to its vital role in emergency management.
We are working to meet strong targets to halve emissions by 2030 and reach net zero by 2050.

About the role

The Opportunity

Bring your people partnership expertise and passion to join VicGrid's evolving people function. Supported by the Program Manager while the People function is established, this new role is pivotal in VicGrid's establishment as an Administrative Office. A true partnership role, the Senior People Partner will provide a range of business and solutions focussed people advice, coaching and support to people leaders and team members across VicGrid.

Your expertise as a seasoned people and culture professional will motivate and inspire the broader People team, fostering a culture of excellence in customer service through expert, efficient, and contemporary advice, mentorship, and bespoke business solutions.

You will have the opportunity to further hone your people and culture knowledge and expertise in a rapidly growing organisation where your ideas will be respected and encouraged and your career supported within a truly collaborative team environment.

If this sounds like a program you want to be a part of, keep reading to find out some the things you will be responsible for delivering and some of the skills and experience you will bring with you. You can also refer to the Position Description for more information.

What you'll be responsible for

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    Organizational Culture Development

    Understand and develop a strong and cohesive organizational culture

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    Internal Stakeholder Partnership

    Work closely with internal stakeholders to understand the business and advise on Human Resource matters

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    Implementation of People and Culture Projects

    Design and implement People and Culture projects to support the organization’s goals, and meet compliance requirements

Skills you'll need

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    Collaboration

    Works with others by being open, clear in communication and listening to achieve goals

  • Prioritization

    Compares and ranks the relative importance &/or urgency of different tasks to identify the best order of actions

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    Problem solving

    Identifies problems and develops logical solutions that address the problems

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People Partner

Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action

People Partner will provide a range of business and solutions focussed people advice, coaching and support to people leaders and team members across VicGrid.