Performance and Capability Partner

Sydney Catholic Schools (see more jobs from this school)

Sydney, NSW 

Human Resources

Contract Type: Permanent/Ongoing Position Full Time

Applications Close: 13 December 2023

<p><strong>Location:</strong> Hybrid - World Square, CBD and WFH<br><strong>Commencement Date:</strong> January 2024 (or by negotiation)<br><strong>Closing Date:</strong> Wednesday, 13 December 2023<br><strong>Capacity:</strong> Full-time, Permanent<br><strong>Number of roles: 2</strong><br> <br><strong>About the role</strong><br> <br>The newly created role of Performance and Capability Partner is highly relational, requiring expertise in a broad range of HR activities to lead and contribute to small, medium and large-scale transformational projects and plans. The role supports the development of workforce capability and employee engagement throughout the employment lifecycle.<br> <br>This partner role takes an evidence-informed approach to work and collaborates across the People and Culture (P&amp;C) Directorate to support school and directorate leaders in achieving a high performance culture. <br> <br><strong>Major Accountabilities</strong><br> <br>Your key responsibilities include:</p> <ul> <li>leading and/or contributing as a Subject Matter Expert to strategic and operational projects within the Directorate</li> <li>coaching and supporting P&amp;C Project Leads in all aspects of project management from scoping and proposal, to implementation and evaluation phases</li> <li>collaborating with peers to identify skills gaps, and training requirements to inform future actions to build competency and capability for identified target groups and/or high potential/high performing staff</li> <li>collaborating with peers from other Directorates to ensure onboarding, retention and offboarding processes and programs are effective</li> <li>maintaining professional relationships with P&amp;C Business Partners to ensure a coordinated response to structural, staffing, and role design requirements</li> <li>drawing on experience to influence and implement appropriate reward and recognition programs and structures to deliver on Sydney Catholic Schools (SCS) attraction and retention strategies</li> <li>collaborating in the design and implementation of performance review, job fulfilment and wellbeing frameworks that enable all staff to thrive at work and ensure school and central office leaders are supported in fostering high performance cultures</li> <li>co-managing the job briefing, design and evaluation processes</li> <li>contributing to work teams to ensure the Workforce Supply Group identify and address current and forecasted workforce challenges</li> <li>partnering with Talent Acquisition to continuously improve teacher and school leadership hiring processes and practices</li> <li>contributing to compliance reporting and analyses to satisfy SCS's obligations to government agencies and internal governance bodies</li> <li>ensuring alignment of all work activities to SCS' vision, mission, values and Capability Framework</li> <li>acknowledging that SCS is a child-safe environment and all concerns regarding child safety and allegations of inappropriate conduct will be treated seriously, by reporting all claims to their line manager and the SCS Child Safety team</li> <li>promoting and implementing the SCS' mission and vision To know and love Christ through earning and Thriving Catholic Communities through excellent teaching and learning</li> <li>promoting and abiding by SCS' values of empathy, curiosity, excellence, collaboration and truth.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Why work for Sydney Catholic Schools</strong><br><br>In joining SCS, you will be part of the largest Catholic education community in NSW, with a unified vision and shared resources, encompassing over 145 schools and almost 73,000 students.<br><br>SCS is recognised for outstanding student achievement, with 9 schools in the top 100 of the HSC rankings and 17 schools placing in the top 150. We focus on enabling a quality preschool to post-school learning journey for every child, supported by a team of dedicated educators and caregivers.<br><br>In addition, we offer:</p> <ul> <li>a competitive annual salary of $158,811 gross p.a. plus superannuation</li> <li>salary packaging of up to $15,900 annually</li> <li>up to 25% discount on school fees for parents of SCS students</li> <li>health and wellbeing initiatives and resources</li> <li>ex-gratia leave between Christmas and New Year</li> <li>generous Employee Referral Program</li> <li>ongoing training and development opportunities</li> <li>flexible working arrangements.</li> </ul> <p><strong>About you</strong><br> <br>To be successful in this position, you will have attained;</p> <ul> <li>a Tertiary qualification in Human Resources Management, Business, Commerce or similar field</li> <li>demonstrated experience and success in a HR Consultative or Business Partner role in a large, complex and diverse organisation</li> <li>demonstrated ability to influence and negotiate with a wide variety of stakeholders to achieve operational and/or strategic objectives</li> <li>deep knowledge of performance growth and development theory and methodology</li> <li>broad knowledge of fundamental employee lifecycle milestones and experience in enhancing employee engagement at some/all interval</li> <li>demonstrated project and change management experience across large multidisciplinary organisation/s</li> <li>contemporary understanding of the Australian employment relations regulatory environment</li> <li>the ability to engage with and evaluate relevant research, best practices and data to inform future practices</li> <li>experience working in Google Suite</li> <li>experience working with Enterprise Resource Planning software (i.e. Oracle PeopleSoft/SAP)</li> <li>a current NSW Class C, Driver's Licence.</li> </ul> <p>Desirable</p> <ul> <li>post-graduate qualification in HR, leadership, OD or project management, or certification with a professional association</li> <li>Mercer Job Evaluation Certification</li> <li>experience working within an educational environment and understanding of the changing strategic and operational business drivers of an educational system</li> <li>expertise in rewards and remuneration strategy</li> <li>expertise in leveraging leadership and capability frameworks for the design and delivery of development programs and feedback mechanisms.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Application process</strong><br> <br>To apply for this position please click the APPLY button and follow the prompts. To support your application, you will be required to provide the following:</p> <ul> <li>your current CV</li> <li>cover letter.</li> </ul> <p>If you encounter technical issues or for any general enquiries please contact the People &amp; Culture Services team on (02) 9568 8297 (8am-5pm, Mon-Fri).<br><br><strong>Statement of Commitment to Child Safety</strong><br><a href="">Click here</a> to access SCS' Statement of Commitment to Child Safety and join us in creating a culture of child safety and wellbeing.<br><br><strong>Working With Children Check (WWCC)</strong><br>This role is classified as child-related work and therefore requires a WWCC clearance prior to commencement of employment.<br> </p>
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