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With a content portfolio like no other media organisation in the country, SBS occupies multiple channels and platforms, and provides a unique opportunity for employees to help make Australia a better place to live.

People & Culture Business Partner

At SBS we believe in the power of difference. We believe that by seeing beyond borders, breaking down barriers and celebrating diversity, we’ll create a more united future for Australia, at a time when the world is becoming ever more divided.  We believe that multicultural, multi-coloured and multilingual is better than monochrome or monotone. And we believe that our differences don’t just make a difference, they make a world of difference.

Today SBS is one of the world’s most unique media organisations. We broadcast in 68 languages across Radio, TV and Online with a suite of free to air TV channels, SBS, NITV,SBS Viceland, SBS Food, and SBS World Movies.  We also offer world leading digital services including SBS On Demand which is one of the country’s most successful, distinctive and popular digital streaming services.

The team

Our People & Culture team have a vision to create amazing employee experiences. We now have an awesome opportunity for an experienced HR Business Partner to join our hard working, inclusive and friendly team, based in Artarmon, Sydney. The role will join our current Business Partner team consulting and enabling their assigned business units on a range of topics such as leadership, performance, organisational design and talent management in a complex and changing media environment..

The role

The role is critical in shaping and leading our focus on a high performance culture at SBS, and to deepen our growth in employee engagement and experience. You’ll also offer strategic advice on aligning structure and work with strategy, performance management, talent and succession planning, diversity and inclusion, change management, and more. You will be able to balance strategy with tactical execution and won’t be afraid of getting your hands dirty. You’ll need to be adept at resolving problems whilst juggling multiple priorities at the same time, all with grace and good humour. We don’t know yet which teams you’ll partner with – but as a HR pro you will already know, it’s all about fit.

About you 

The right person to join our team will either be a high performing, seasoned HR Advisor or strong HR Business Partner experienced in supporting businesses with diverse functions and needs, and able to show us:

  • Outstanding and influential relationships with internal and external stakeholders including senior leaders
  • Best practice knowledge across HR generalist domains including performance management, employee relations, and change management, all within a legislative compliance umbrella.
  • Proven experience in managing complex change initiatives in order to deliver on strategy
  • Excellent communication, persuasion and influencing skills
  • How you’ve delivered strategic initiatives and how they’ve aligned to core business vision

SBS is a place where creative, curious, and talented people are supported and good ideas and hard work is rewarded. As part of the SBS team you’ll also be able to access free onsite parking, free gym membership and the incredible chance to join a team who make a difference every day. 

So, if you’re passionate about a purposeful career in TV and media, you’re a HR guru and you’re ready for a new creative challenge, get in touch!

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