Business:  Kalmar
Job Function:  HR

Botany, NSW, AU

HR Advisor

Kalmar keeps global trade moving. Our innovative solutions contribute to every fourth container movement in the world and help transform the future of cargo handling. We believe in collaboration, delivering on our promises and that people make the difference.

Purpose of the position

Reporting to the County HR Manager ANZ, the CBS Country HR Advisor will provide operational HR support across all our business units in Australia and New Zealand. The position will be based at our Lord St office  in Sydney, with frequent travel to all our sites nationally (international travel may be required).

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • Provide HR subject matter expertise across the full employee lifecycle.
  • On-boarding and off-boarding, including the review of employment contracts, induction, training and exit interviews.
  • Work with the CBS HR Services team and Payroll to ensure all variations of employment and all salary related matters are administrated accurately and on time.
  • Assist in developing, reviewing and implementing policies and procedures ensuring compliance with legislation.
  • Provide advice and support on Enterprise Agreements, Awards and Policy interpretation.
  • Support and advise line managers on organisational change, staff performance, discipline issues and grievances.
  • Support the CBS HR Services team and line managers with the recruitment process.
  • Assist with implementing global and local HR initiatives.
  • Provide support during Enterprise bargaining where required. 
  • Provide general support to the offshore CBS HR Services team where required.

What you’ll need to succeed

  • Tertiary qualification in HR or a related discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in a similar role working in a unionised environment
  • Strong knowledge of employment legislation and dealing with employee and industrial relations matters
  • Experience with interpreting and providing advice on legislation, Awards and Enterprise Agreements
  • Strong problem solving, coaching and influencing skills, able to manage stakeholders effectively
  • Strong customer focus
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills 
  • Organised and self-motivated
  • Strong attention to detail and results oriented
  • Comfortable using the Google suite
  • Ability to work across time zones
  • Experience conducting workplace investigations
  • Experience developing and reviewing HR policies and procedures

You will be part of

We offer you an opportunity to put your skills and experience into work and make an impact on our global organisation and the cargo handling industry. You will work with great colleagues from various backgrounds, inspired by shared, ambitious goals. We value collaboration in our open and inclusive culture. With us, you will have the opportunity to develop yourself professionally. Join us to make a difference - and have fun while doing it. 

Interested to join?

If you are excited about this opportunity, click Apply and submit your application and CV.

Kalmar is part of Cargotec

Kalmar is the global leader in sustainable cargo handling for ports, terminals, distribution centres and heavy industry. With our extensive electric portfolio and global service network, we help our customers move towards safer, more eco-efficient and productive operations. Together, we develop innovative solutions that shape the future of our industry, improving our customers’ every move.

Kalmar is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2022 totalled approximately EUR 4 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.