AECOM HR Business Partner in Townsville, Australia

Business Line Support/Cross Services

Position Title HR Business Partner

Australia - Queensland


Job Summary

HR Business Partners are critical to building the people management capability of our leaders. This role is required to gain an understanding of the client groups’ businesses, the key challenges (both business and people), and work proactively with the client groups to drive HR practices that will increase the engagement of our people. This role covers all generalist functions within HR, and success is achieved through developing a partnering relationship with the client groups.

You will also have the opportunity to be involved in a range of HR transformational projects as they occur over the next 6-9 months in the business.

In this 9 month fixed term contract role you will:

  • Support and assist the effective implementation of all Global, APAC and regional HR Strategies and programs

  • Coach and support managers to help improve employee engagement and retention.

  • Work with Group Leaders and Team Leaders to determine resourcing and workforce planning needs.

  • Help define key vacancies and work with Talent Acquisition to support the filling of vacancies and critical key roles

  • Provide support, advice and partner with managers to support any grievances, performance improvement and disciplinary processes whilst managing any associated risk

  • Coordinate the annual salary review across client groups, including training managers, informing staff of process, supporting managers in their decision-making and coaching managers on key messages regarding remuneration outcomes.

  • Provide advice on individual salaries, including new starters, ensuring internal and external relativities.

  • Provide support to the ANZ Talent & Culture team in the implementation of the annual performance planning and assessment process and other AECOM internal programs.

  • Provide support and assistance to the broader HR function across Australia and New Zealand by leading or being involved in initiatives as they arise.

Minimum Requirements

Working as part of an HR team, the successful candidate will have the ability to build strong relationships and confidently influence key clients. Underpinning your strong HR experience ideally within engineering consultancy or in a professional services environment

Preferred Qualifications

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Human Resources

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 188230BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.