Head of Talent + Culture (2.5 days / week )

New South Wales, Australia

September 27, 2021
CPO (Chief People Officer)

Puffling are pleased to be working with the Pure Profile team to recruit a part-time Head of Talent + Culture. An amazing team, a fantastic global business on a strong growth trajectory and a listed ASX business.

Core purpose: The Head of Talent & Culture has overall responsibility for global human resources, including the development of policies and programs for the group.  This role is supported by a full time Talent & Culture Manager.

Role Functionality:


Planning and management

●      Support the CEO and executive team with the corporate strategic and operational plan ensuring that the T&C strategy aligns with company goals and vision.


People operations

●      Develop the recruitment strategy for the global business

●      Responsible for employee on-boarding and off-boarding globally, ensuring Talent and Culture deliver an exceptional experience

●      Responsible for supporting the group with employee relations issues

●      Responsible for the annual calendar of global Talent & Culture initiatives including engagement surveys, remuneration reporting and reviews, performance and capability reviews, success and development planning, succession and workforce planning, and learning and development.

●      Responsible for health, safety and wellbeing across the group

●      Develop and maintain People policies as required


●      Develop Learning and Development program globally

Business Partnering

●      Provide high quality advice and support to key stakeholders at all times


●      Develop culture projects and initiatives.

●      Be an ambassador for our  values

Business support

Information Technology

●      Work with the Talent & Culture Manager and  IT team to deliver the best on-boarding and off-boarding experiences for our employees


●      Responsibility for the integrity of  BambooHRIS, ensuring all information is accurate and up to date at all times

●      Responsible for the review and quality of employee contracts, ensuring all global employees have up to date contracts in place that meet employment laws in each region.

●      Develop employee benefits programme globally

Accounting and finance

●      Purchase within given authority and following all required accounting processes

●      Work with the Finance team to manage audit requests and monthly payroll

Facilities management

●      Responsible for the  OHS requirements for the Sydney office, including first aid, fire training etc

Legal and compliance

●      Conduct regular audits of contracts to ensure we are meeting employment standards in each region.

●      Remain aware of all relevant employment legislation and make internal changes as required

●      Work with T&C Manager on  visa requirements globally for staff

Level of work competencies


Conceptual thinking and application

Thinks ahead with a focus on being proactive. Is able to process and filter abstract information to identify and prioritise what is significant. Is able to use data and trends to identify and evaluate options and develop a way forward. Is able to predict flow on impacts. Is able to problem solve on their own and solve escalated problems from the team.


Increasing knowledge around a number of processes and systems. Ability to use knowledge base to diagnose system issues, recommend changes and monitor progress. Strong industry knowledge.

Technical skills and execution

Strong reliance on technical skills related to a number of processes and systems. Ability to develop processes and make improvement to systems to meet business needs

People and communication skills

Ability to effectively assign tasks to ensure results are achieved through others. Ability to interact one-to-one and one-to-team.

Achievement drive

To improve systems, processes, service and quality

Values-based behavioural Competencies


Leads by example by encouraging and empowering learning, creative thinking and innovation. Demonstrates these behaviours in their own work.


Leads by example to take ownership of projects and delivers on promises and plans. Promotes this culture amongst the employee group.


Leads by example in demonstrating a preference for collaboration and teamwork. Manages and respects stakeholders. Looks for opportunities to assist peers.


Leads by example by demonstrating honesty, transparency, respect and integrity. Starts from a position of trust and treats others with kindness.