Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Principal HR Partner

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

149 Victoria Park Rd, Kelvin Grove QLD 4059, Australia

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  • Reference number: 24559
  • Term: Ongoing, full-time basis
  • Remuneration: Total remuneration range: $152,734 to $160,006 pa (HEW9) (inclusive of $129,062 to $135,207 salary pa, 17% superannuation and 17.5% recreation leave loading)
  • Location: Kelvin Grove (hybrid option available)
  • Open to: Applicants who have ongoing full-time work rights in Australia. In support of our strategic priority of Indigenous Australian success, Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking a Principal HR Partner to join Human Resources, Administrative Division.

The Principal HR Partner will provide leadership within the HR Partnering team. As a Principal HR Partner, you engage, influence and partner with senior leaders in your client group. Your deep understanding of the business strategy enables you to balance the people and commercial landscapes to focus on business outcomes and results. You drive leadership, employee engagement and transformation initiatives that support QUT's business and people strategies.

About us

QUT is a major Australian university with a global outlook and a 'real world' focus. We are an ambitious and collaborative institution that seeks to equip our students and graduates with the skills they will need in an increasingly disrupted and challenged world.

Administrative Division supports the governance and operations of the University, including planning and quality, facilities and services for students and staff. The Administrative Division is led by the Vice-President (Administration) and University Registrar.

The Human Resources department enhance the talents of our real world people through effective leadership, expert advice and professional development, while creating a highly engaged workforce by fostering strong organisational culture..

What you need to succeed

  1. A combination of education, training and/or relevant experience equivalent to postgraduate qualifications in Commerce/Business (HR Management) or a related discipline, and extensive relevant experience.
  2. Extensive knowledge of current human resources’ principles, best practices, frameworks and trends.
  3. Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with leaders to achieve success.
  4. Strong business acumen with the ability to interpret and analyse critical people metrics to manage opportunities and risk.
  5. Demonstrated ability to effectively lead and manage staff.
  6. Excellent communication skills, including the ability to influence and negotiate and adopt a coaching approach.

Life at QUT

We're committed to building a culture that fosters connection between people and purpose. Beyond personal and professional fulfillment, a career at QUT offers:

  • A healthy work-life balance with a blend of on-campus and off-campus work arrangements for applicable positions. 
  • Competitive remuneration with up to 17% superannuation and leave loading of 17.5%. 
  • Generous maternity leave including primary carer parental leave of up to 26 weeks (including 17% super). 
  • Stay healthy with Fitness Passport and enjoy discounted rates on private health insurance. 
  • Purchased Leave Scheme - up to 8 extra weeks. 
  • Salary Packaging Scheme for additional superannuation contributions, vehicle leasing, and on-campus services such as childcare, parking, and gyms. 
  • Numerous opportunities for professional development including leadership programs and workshops, and our study assistance scheme.
  • Commitment to our Indigenous Australian staff  through initiatives such as the Indigenous Australian Staff Network, Cultural and Ceremonial Leave, Staff Development Workshops, and representation on university committees. 

Explore more benefits of life at QUT.

Belong at QUT 

We are guided by our values of Ambition, Curiosity, Integrity, Inclusiveness, Innovation, and Academic Freedom and our QUT Connections in our mission to inspire and shape the next generation of change-makers. 

As part of our commitment to fostering an inclusive workplace, we proudly support our Indigenous Australians Employment Strategy, aiming for an Indigenous Australian workforce participation of 3.6%. We extend a warm invitation to Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islander people to join us in pursuing a rewarding career at QUT.

We believe that diversity is our strength and are dedicated to creating safe, inclusive spaces where everyone can thrive. We strongly encourage individuals from diverse cultures, ages, linguistic backgrounds, sexual orientations, and gender identities, and those who are living with disabilities to apply for positions at QUT.

At QUT, diversity is not just embraced—its celebrated. See our commitment

How to Apply

Discover the possibilities that await with a career at QUT. If youre ready to embark on a journey of innovation and opportunity, were excited to meet you.

Find out more about this position and submit your application by clicking Apply' or the link below.

View the job details at: https://qut.nga.net.au/?jati=E937554F-E857-E204-7A11-DAD7488D1787

Job opens: 18-Jun-2024

Applications Close: 03-Jul-2024 at 11.30pm

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