Senior People & Culture Business Partner

Job No: MONA604
Location: Berriedale, Tasmania

  • Full-time hours with flexible work options available 
  • Part of a collaborative and supportive team keen on learning and evolving their craft
  • Salary range $95-110k base, plus super

Mona employs a diverse group of individuals across a broad range of industries, we're talking hospitality, wine and beer production, festivals, museum technicians, support services...  There's even a bit of art.  The organisation constantly evolves and we are always developing new spaces and experiences.  With that in mind, we are seeking an experienced and action-ready People & Culture Business Partner to support the people needs of a varied group of employees.

You will work collaboratively with the P&C team and business leaders to support the strategic and operational people needs of a dedicated client group, and lead people & culture portfolios. Ideally, you will be an experienced generalist with the capability to develop and implement best-fit frameworks in all technical P&C areas, including employee relations and compliance, talent development, performance management and organisational design. We love a creative twist and, while we're always aiming for a ‘best practice’ process, you'll have the opportunity to use your curiosity and experience, applying it to suit the unique needs of the stakeholders.


  • Leading complex workplace investigations involves independently conducting thorough investigations into sensitive employee relations matters, ensuring compliance and achieving fair outcomes.
  • Providing expert industrial relations advice entails utilising your deep understanding of Australian workplace relations and modern awards (Hospitality & Amusement a plus) to support leaders and navigate complex situations.
  • Contributing to organisational design and development means playing a key role in analysing and optimising our organisational structures to support Mona's growth and strategic goals.
  • Support members of the People & Culture team, sense check advice and enable development opportunities that contribute to the consistent delivery of P&C initiatives and standards.
  • Build relationships and provide operational and strategic P&C advice and coaching to leaders
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and identify opportunities to share resourcing, knowledge, and solutions to common people challenges.
  • Enable the adoption of workforce strategies, frameworks, policies and procedures to meet organisational needs across the employment lifecycle
  • Identify and participate in development opportunities that contribute to the consistent delivery and continuous improvement of P&C strategies and initiatives
  • Can perform operational activities efficiently and with a high level of accuracy while remaining aware of the impact on strategic objectives and organisational precedent.
  • Contribute to the development of HR policies and procedures as well as the management of compliance obligations including Awards and legislative changes
  • Utilise data to provide insights that inform decision making and contribute to quality people outcomes


  • Confident and experienced business partner capable of providing sound advice and coaching to leaders at all levels
  • Experience that spans multiple industries and has a variety of stakeholders. Relevant qualifications will be highly regarded.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, able to build rapport with a broad range of personality types and flex your style accordingly.
  • Knowledgeable with practical experience applying Australian workplace relations and laws, including experience working with modern Awards (Hospitality and Amusement ideal).
  • Comfortable facilitating to small and large groups of employees eg onboarding program, engagement action planning
  • Highly organised with a methodical approach to prioritising workload so you can adapt to a diverse group of stakeholders that have varied surge periods.
  • A resilient, calm and friendly work style with a willingness to apply creativity where appropriate.

Mona is a unique place.  To thrive here you’ll need to be able to benefit from the chaos.  So, if you have the requisite skills and you're ready to put skin in the game, apply now!

Applications close 5pm Wednesday 24th April

Want to learn more? Reach out to Gill Shedden, People and Culture Director on 0419 516 486

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