HR Business Partner, Investments

Full-time - Sydney

Date posted
17 October 2021
Applications close
1 October 2021
  • Strategic role working with senior business stakeholders
  • High profile role, great career opportunity
  • Hybrid working, great team environment

Short Description

Partner with our Investment team, senior position with interesting transformation work, apply now for immediate consideration.

About Us

As one of Australia’s largest profit-to member superannuation funds, our mission is to help our members achieve their personal best retirement outcomes. Rest supports over 129,000 contributing employers, around 1.8 million members and has more than $60 billion of funds under management.


Our team at Rest enjoy a positive culture built around our core values “The Rest Effect”. We seek excellence in everything we do, are dynamic and innovative in the way we work, are always accountable, we are champions of our members and we succeed together.

About the Job 

Reporting to the GM People & Culture, we are looking for a senior HR professional to join our team. Your role will be to act as a true business partner to our Investments Business Unit; a trusted strategic adviser and commercial partner, you who will drive delivery of the people strategy to enable business performance.
Working with senior stakeholders across our Sydney and Melbourne teams (some travel required), you will excel in providing strategic and operational people and culture advice to leaders and employees. An ideal opportunity for someone who enjoys partnering with a team in a period of growth, you will use your experience to drive best practice business outcomes and influence transformation programs within a high-performance environment.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Drive the development and implementation of agreed talent, culture, reward and capability strategies, processes and procedures to deliver strategic objectives
  • Provide responsive advice, support and coaching to leaders on policy matters related to workforce management, recruitment, talent retention and development, engagement, performance and reward (including goal setting), employee relations, wellbeing, collaboration and teamwork, organisational design and structure and complaint resolution
  • Provide feedback and actively coach Investments leaders to improve leadership capability
  • Partner with P&C Centres of Excellence (e.g. Talent and Development; Performance & Reward) to ensure a coordinated, partnership approach to the implementation of agreed projects across Investments
  • Share data and people insights with the Investments leadership team
  • Participate in committee, team and cross functional meetings as required

About You:
  • Tertiary qualifications in human resources management or equivalent demonstrated experience
  • Previous experience working in the Financial Services industry (e.g. superannuation, wealth management) required
  • Previous experience working in Investments Management highly desirable
  • Demonstrated experience in People & Culture functions including:
    • Business partnering
    • Coaching and mentoring
    • Change management
    • Management of employee relations’ issues
    • Interpretation and application of relevant legislation and regulations
    • Talent strategy including attraction, selection and retention
    • Culture strategy including cultural integration
    • Performance management
    • Remuneration, reward, and recognition, including across complex STI plans
  • Demonstrated business partnering skills with the ability to identify issues or problems and recommend strategies, ideas and opportunities improvement
At Rest we believe that everyone has the power to make a difference and we offer an inclusive and diverse environment that values the qualities and backgrounds that our people bring to the team. We encourage open and diverse thinking, collaboration, innovation and high performance.


We value and support our team members by offering a great range of benefits, including but not limited to;
  • flexible work environment
  • an open plan and modern office
  • health and wellbeing programs
  • tailored development plans to support you to achieve your personal best career outcome

If this sounds like you, apply now by submitting your resume and an optional covering letter summarising your experience and outlining why you are interested in the role or email

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Please note only people with the right to work in Australia will be considered. 
To apply, click on the “Apply Now” button, fill in the form, attach your CV and cover letter addressing the points above. We look forward to hearing from you.