Group Human Resources Manager

Our client.
Our client is a family business with a rich history dating back to the gold rush.  They are more than a meat company; they are legendary in the Australian meat industry.  Their storied history is underpinned by unwavering dedication to their front-line staff, innovation, uncompromising quality, and a laser beam approach to customer satisfaction.  At their core, they are driven by a mission to deliver the finest beef to their customers, emphasizing excellence over being the biggest.  They have close family ties to their growers, who produce prime cattle herds in some of southern Australia’s most pristine cattle producing regions.
The company is strategically located across three export accredited processing facilities.  They support local businesses, provide close to 1000 local jobs, and prioritize animal welfare.  They are committed to the long term and have invested heavily in the very latest industry technology.    It is a business built on family values, personal accountability, and community collaboration.
Your role
We seek an HR Leader who embodies their spirit of community and dedication. This role is ideal for someone who thrives on direct involvement in operations, possesses a deep-seated passion for hands-on HR work that genuinely enhances the capabilities of frontline managers, and exemplifies leadership and mentorship within a manufacturing matrix environment.
Key Responsibilities,

  • Labour hire contractor management
  • Management of multi-channel recruitment processes
  • Monitor and manage the impact of employee relations legislation.
  • Monitor and manage immigration legislative changes, contractors, and processes.
  • Support managers and embedded HR staff manage complex people issues.
  • Manage signature HR systems and processes.
  • Mentor and coach managers at all levels to perform at their optimum
  • Identify and redesign systems, processes, structures, and roles causing interference to productivity.
  • Support the CEO and production managers optimize and grow the business.

To be a key influencer in the business you will require well rounded generalist HR skills and experience in a related people intensive production, manufacturing, maintenance, construction, or services environment.
Specifically, you will,

  • Possess a willingness to travel regionally to support business activities.
  • Successfully manage in a matrix environment.
  • Be able to build rapport with people at all levels of the organization.
  • Support Business Unit Managers introduce productivity improvements.
  • Thrive in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Coach and mentor managers to operate to their full capacity.
  • Drive succession planning process by identifying internal talent.

Choose Agri Talent
Agri Talent provides permanent recruitment and executive search services exclusively for Australian and New Zealand Agriculture.
Our unsurpassed and extensive network connects high-calibre candidates to diverse and exciting roles with respected clients across the agriculture sector.
For further information or a confidential discussion please contact Bruce Highfield on 0473 597 731.