First listed on: 20 February 2020

Principal People Business Partner 

This exciting and critical role within the People and Culture function offers an opportunity for a motivated and driven professional to help ensure that our business, and the essential services we provide, are customer centric and continually improving.

Our Principal People Business Partners are trusted advisers within the business.  To be successful, you will need to build an understanding of our business, the key challenges faced by leaders, and work proactively with client groups to drive and embed HR practices that align to our business strategy and goals.

We offer a collaborative environment where new ideas and knowledge sharing are encouraged.  You will actively contribute to the design and development of key initiatives that support the success of Queensland Rail.

We are looking for strong senior HR Business Partnering experience, ideally within an operational environment, and will be skilled in working across a range of initiatives, projects and stakeholders.

You will work, either directly or indirectly, in support of key rail operations and network teams. As such, experience in large and complex, commercial, customer oriented, geographically dispersed environments would be an advantage.  You will demonstrate ability to influence senior leaders operating in a complex and changing environment.  

You will deliver on the People and Culture programs and initiatives to embed a high-performance culture, with a focus on:

  • Strategic workforce planning and resourcing;
  • Talent management;
  • Change and transformation; and
  • Performance and engagement.

Key to your success in this role will be your ability to:

  • Quickly demonstrate your credibility as a HR professional and build effective relationships with stakeholders at all levels
  • Work in an agile and flexible manner within a team environment
  • Identify, challenge and lead commercial People and Culture business solutions
  • Manage complex initiatives, BAU and business plan deliverables given multiple competing priorities or perspectives.

Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources, Psychology and/or Industrial Relations will be highly advantageous.

Starting salary: $116,425 + superannuation + free rail on duty days

If this position interests you and you feel you have the knowledge and experience please apply to position number 67608 via our website by clicking onto the "Apply" button.  Please submit a resume and covering letter outlining your relevant experience by 8:00am Tuesday the 25th of February 2020. 

Queensland Rail is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from non-English speaking backgrounds to apply for this position.

To learn more about this Queensland Rail career opportunity please contact Candis with your specific enquiry on 07 3072 5448 or email Please do not email your application. We can only accept applications received via our website.

 PD 67608.pdf

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