Senior People Partner


We're looking for a Senior People Partner who will partner with the business to deliver innovative and people-focused solutions!

  • Join one of Australia's fastest growing product companies
  • Unleash your full potential in an inclusive and purpose-led organisation
  • Contribute to the evolution of the disability sector
Hireup is an online platform and community for people with disability and their families to find, hire and manage support workers that fit their needs and share their interests. Whether it’s support with getting to work or catching a local footy game, Hireup gives people the tools to live life on their own terms. 

With thousands of registered users and support workers in big cities and remote communities all across Australia, Hireup is a national network of local supports, committed to delivering an individualised approach to the future of the disability sector.

As a profit-for-purpose organisation with over 200 HQ staff (and growing), we are dedicated to powering the evolution of the disability sector. We do this by keeping the community at the heart of our decision making and encouraging a culture defined by kindness, innovation, equality and storytelling. 

The strategic, creative, self-starters in our People & Culture team attract, engage and nurture the socially-driven high performers who make up our HQ team. Insights-led and data-driven, they collaborate with team leads across the organisation to ensure they have the best talent, processes and resources to keep pace with Hireup’s rapidly growing community of users. They are passionate about stewarding a positive, innovative and collaborative culture, always keeping one step, roll or zoom ahead of Hireup’s growth.

We’re looking for a Senior People Partner who will partner with the business to deliver innovative and people-focused solutions. The secret to success in this role will be your ability to combine extensive human resources generalist experience with strong employee relations knowledge, whilst ensuring we’re always taking a people-first approach to all things people and culture. 

As a experienced human resources generalist at Hireup, you’ll play a pivotal role in supporting the organisation and broader People and Culture team to effectively navigate a wide variety of people-related issues.

Priorities - the work
  • Partner with key business stakeholders, including the Executive Leadership Team, to deliver innovative people-focused solutions across the employee lifecycle - including remuneration, talent management, employee relations, performance and development. 
  • Be a trusted advisor, coach and mentor to Hireup’s people leaders, including building their leadership capability and supporting leaders to nurture teams to high performance.  
  • As the point person for all things employee relations at Hireup HQ, you’ll couple strong technical knowledge and experience with a uniquely human-centred approach to advice and decision making. 
  • Lead the implementation of annual people programs, including the annual remuneration review and performance and development cycles. 
  • Lead on new people programs, projects and initiatives for Hireup HQ in an innovative and uniquely Hireup way.  
  • Coach and mentor junior members of the People and Culture team in technical human resources practices. 
Capabilities - the person
  • At least 7+ years experience as a people and culture business partner or generalist. 
  • Strong experience and knowledge of employee relations legislation and practices, and a demonstrated ability to apply this in a uniquely human-centred way. 
  • Strong senior stakeholder management skills.
  • Possess exceptional emotional intelligence and an ability to navigate complex situations with empathy and humility.
  • Strong connection to, or interest in building an understanding of the Australian disability sector and community.
  • Approach work with high-energy, drive and internal motivation.
  • Exhibit adaptability, resilience, transparency, trustworthiness, passion and innate curiosity.
The benefits
  • The chance to be part of a meaningful challenge and witness the positive social impact of your work
  • An open, inclusive and supportive team culture that thrives on new ideas 
  • Exciting and challenging projects for your personal and professional growth
  • A flexible environment that includes part-time and remote work opportunities 
  • 9 additional days of leave per year to support you with your wellbeing and learning goals 
  • A leading approach to Family Leave that offers 12 weeks of paid leave for all new parents; plus 
  • A LinkedIn Learning subscription and a team budget for professional development
Apply now

People with lived experience of disability are strongly encouraged to apply.

For more information about the role and how it fits within Hireup, contact our Talent Acquisition Manager, Ria, on Heads up - our recruitment and onboarding process is currently being conducted remotely via Zoom.

We are dedicated to creating inclusive and accessible candidate experiences for all and we encourage you to contact us if you have suggestions on how we can improve or adjust our approach to ensure an enjoyable, fair and informative candidate experience.