HR Manager

Employer Yamaha Music Australia
Location Melbourne
Position HR Manager
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About Us

Yamaha is one of the most famous and recognisable international brands associated with music. Yamaha Music Australia is Australia’s leading importer and distributor of musical instruments, music related equipment, home entertainment products, and provider of music education. At Yamaha, we want to enrich lives through music. If you want to help us share this passion then we may be the right company for you!

About the Role

Reporting to the General Manager Operations & Finance this role is responsible for the full breadth of HR strategy, operations and policy, working closely with the executive team. Having recently implemented a transformational change project, a key focus of the role over the next 12 months will be to support the business in successfully embedding the new structure along with new work rhythms and enhancing our collaborative workplace culture. The position is supported by an experienced part-time Payroll and HR administration consultant. This is a full-time 12 month fixed term maternity leave cover position. We have a hybrid work model in place, working Mondays and Fridays from home, and Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays in our lovely South Melbourne offices.

Key duties and responsibilities of the role:

  • Embed new Learning Platform (LinkedIn Learning) and Learning Culture, underpinned by Capability Framework
  • Implement a Talent Management Framework inclusive of talent mapping and succession plans
  • Manage the annual Performance and Reward process
  • Develop annual Engagement action plan based on Survey outcomes
  • Manage the Talent Acquisition process including onboarding
  • Ensure Compliance with Industrial Relations Legislation across all aspects of HR
  • Review and maintain HR Policies and Procedures
  • Management of OH&S – Provide a safe, healthy and hazard-free environment for staff and manage any RTW or Work Safe processes.
  • Coordinate bi-annual company conferences
  • Manage performance and grievance processes
  • Employee life-cycle administration

Your skills and experience:

  • Solid HR management or business partnering experience
  • Experience implementing LinkedIn Learning and associated Learning Culture
  • Proven track record of implementing HR initiatives and programs aligned to corporate strategy
  • Tertiary Qualifications in Human Resources or similar
  • Knowledge of employment law and associated regulations

What we like about you:

  • You’re a strong communicator and are comfortable building relationships quickly
  • You’re a natural problem solver with a solutions focussed mindset
  • You’re pro-active and enthusiastic about your work
  • You’re comfortable putting forward ideas, and provide input into everything we do as a team
  • You show initiative in your work and can work independently
  • You take a cooperative, team-first approach and are always willing to assist your colleagues
  • You take ideas and turn them into action

At Yamaha Music Australia, we are proud of cultivating a culture of safety and respect for all employees, one that includes and represents the diversity of communities that we operate in.

Great things about working here:

  • Hybrid Work model (Tues, Wed, Thurs in office)
  • Great South Melbourne location close to Melbourne CBD, South Melbourne Market and accessible via tram
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Study Assistance
  • Birthday Leave
  • Flexibility policy

Yamaha Music Australia is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from all sectors of the community including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of culturally diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, people from the LGBTQI+ community and working parents.