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People & Culture Partner | Envirotech

Samsara Recycling

Samsara Recycling

People & HR
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024
Want to help us in our mission to end the plastic pollution crisis?

Then come join Samsara in tackling one of the planet's biggest problems with big impact!

Samsara represents the coming together of co-founders, the Australian National University (ANU), one of Australia's largest retailers and Main Sequence Ventures, to address a big planetary problem and build the kind of solution the world has been waiting for. Not only will Samsara’s technology play a key role in solving the world's plastic recycling problems and eliminating the production of plastics from fossil fuels, our commercial potential is compelling.

We are a jaw droppingly unique company! Whilst we are an envirotech scale-up creating infinite recycling to end plastic pollution, we are also building an incredible place to work. We know that to make the magic happen our day to day working lives and rewards for our efforts need to be unique and exciting for the extra effort put in.

As the second member of our People & Culture team, you'll work alongside our Head of People & Culture to drive our growth and support our mission. You'll forge trusted and influential relationships with leaders and employees at all levels, providing value-added services aligned with our business objectives and strategies.

Your Main Areas Of Focus Will Include

  • Talent Acquisition: Lead recruitment processes to attract top talent that aligns with our innovative and eco-friendly culture.
  • Employee Relations: Foster a positive workplace by addressing employee concerns and promoting open communication.
  • Performance Management: Help implement review processes and guide managers in enhancing team performance.
  • HR Operations: Manage day-to-day HR tasks, including onboarding, offboarding, and maintaining accurate employee records and HRIS.
  • Compliance: Ensure adherence to employment laws and industry best practices.

Additionally, You'll Contribute To

  • Diversity & Inclusion: Develop and implement programs celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Training & Development: Create and deliver training programs to enhance employee skills and foster career growth.
  • Employee Engagement: Develop strategies to keep our team engaged and motivated.
  • Health & Wellness: Promote and manage health and wellness initiatives for a happy, healthy work environment.
  • Organisational Development: Work on projects to improve our organisational structure and culture, enhancing efficiency and effectiveness.

What You'll Bring

This role is a true generalist position with opportunities to add value across the entire employee lifecycle.

As Our Ideal Candidate, You'll Have

  • 4+ years of progressive Human Resources experience, including 1-2 years in a Business Partnership or similar role, and if it's in a start-up/scale-up environment that's amazing!
  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources or a related discipline, or equivalent experience - talk to us if you feel you are the right fit!
  • Expertise in talent acquisition, performance development, succession planning, and employee relations.
  • Ability to collaborate and influence at all levels of the organisation.
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing HR programs supporting business objectives.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to use HR metrics and data for decision-making.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to build strong stakeholder relationships.

You are a purpose-driven team player, inspired by the opportunity to make a global impact. You deeply believe in Samsara’s mission and the vital role we will all play in creating the most impactful recycling company.

What You Might Like About Us...

Remuneration - we offer competitive salaries in addition to the option of owning company shares.

Flexibility - at Samsara, flexible work means that our people are able to achieve work-life harmony. This includes support for how our people maintain health and wellbeing, parent or care for others, study, transition to retirement or pursue personal interests.

Autonomy - you are trusted to work independently, make sensible decisions, ask better questions, adopt techniques to work smarter and do what you say you will do.

Flat structure - we don’t entertain bureaucracy at Samsara! Our people are empowered to use their own initiative to solve problems collaboratively. Communication is fast which means quicker decisions and the flexibility to adapt quickly to changes.

Samsara is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Samsara is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We don’t regard colour, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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