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G8 Education

Support office

Head of People Partnership and Performance

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Brisbane QLD, Australia


Full Time

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Childcare Jobs - Support office, Full Time - Brisbane QLD, Australia

G8 Education is one of Australia’s largest early education and care providers, with more than 420+ centres across Australia and over 10,000 team members who are all helping shape the lives of over 42,000 children every day.  Our core values of passion, innovation, dedication, compassion, and integrity, unite us on our journey to ensure the health and happiness of future generations. We are committed to developing a culture that empowers and rewards our team of early childhood educators, teachers, leaders, and support office.

The Opportunity

Reporting into the Chief People Transformation Officer, the Head of People Partnerships & Performance is at the helm of the HR Business Partner national operations team, which collaboratively ensures the practical execution of the People strategy. Their primary aim is to establish and integrate People procedures that encourage innovative approaches to work, empowering leaders to take a proactive and confident approach in managing their teams to enhance both personal and business performance across all service areas throughout the nation.

Your day-to-day

As a member of the P&C Leadership Team, it is your responsibility to ensure the successful delivery of the People strategy and operational performance. You will play a pivotal role in shaping and executing the People strategy, making certain that essential activities and initiatives are integrated across Operational and Centre teams. Additionally, your role will involve: 

  • Evaluating and incorporating a P&C Business Partner operating model.
  • Overseeing the execution of the people strategy and agenda throughout the network, adhering to established timelines and performance cadence.
  • Crafting and implementing an efficient framework for performance management, encompassing workforce planning and pipeline management. You will also guide the PC Business Partners in facilitating people planning processes with the Operations team.
  • Defining clear and measurable KPIs and objectives for the BP Operations.
  • Actively promoting the organisation's purpose, vision, and values while fostering a positive organisational culture.

Your contributions will be instrumental in driving the organization's People strategy and optimizing operational performance.

About You

You thrive in a fast-paced and engaging work environment, valuing strong partnerships, collaboration, and a commitment to excellence. As someone who takes ownership of outcomes, you embrace the complexity and challenges that come with this role, while maintaining an agile and result-driven mindset. To be successful in this role, you should possess the following skills and experiences:

  • 7 + years’ experience in likeminded role with a national multisite client group. 
  • Formal qualifications in HR or a related discipline. 
  • Ability to think strategically, with a demonstrated success implementing best practice HR strategies and processes.  
  • Demonstrated ability to partner closely and effectively with other Senior Leaders and an Operations team to deliver business outcomes and results. 
  • Strong cultural understanding, and execution of change strategies that foster capability and transformation.  
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills and the ability to influence, collaborate with and motivate others. 
  • Ability to analyse, interpret and utilise data to inform decision making and actions.  
  • Demonstrated experience working in a fast paced, multi-site organisation. 
  • Demonstrated professionalism and the ability to maintain confidentiality. 
  • Strong time management and organisational skills. 
  • Demonstrated initiative, capacity to work without supervision and confidence in decision making. 
  • Willing to undertake interstate travel when required. 
  • Hold, or be willing to obtain, a valid working with children check

Benefits Include: 

  • Competitive salary package
  • Work From Home & Hybrid working conditions encouraged.  
  • Flexibility to travel to both Support Office locations, Brisbane CBD and Gold Coast.
  • Career development opportunities as part of a large ASX-listed company
  • Flexible working arrangements and role autonomy
  • Access a 50% discount on early education and childcare fees at any G8 Education Centre.
  • Exclusive access to our employee benefits program covering a wide range of discounts and promotions. 

This is a rare opportunity; if you want a diverse, challenging and personally fulfilling role, apply now! 

Please note the advertising closing date is indicative only.  G8 Education reserves the right to close the advertisement before this date is reached. Therefore, it is encouraged that you submit your application as soon as possible. 

G8 Education is a committed advocate for child protection, safety and wellbeing. We have a zero tolerance for any form of child abuse or harm. The safety and wellbeing of children will always be our priority and all team members are expected to embrace this shared commitment. All G8 Education employees will need to hold a relevant Working with Children Check upon their commencement into the business.

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