HR Advisor | Melbourne Head Office

Posted on 09-Apr-2018
Application Close Date: 29-Apr-2018
Job Details
Melbourne Head Office
Human Resources
Position Type:
Permanent Full Time
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With a portfolio comprised of Australia's most iconic and beloved brands - Diana Ferrari, Williams, Mathers, Colorado, Cinori, Midas and Wanted - Fusion Retail Brands and the Munro Footwear Group are the custodian of Australia's favourite footwear.

Drawing on over 150 years of history and experience, our brands are fixtures of the Australian retail landscape, renowned for their quality products and ongoing commitment to customer satisfaction. Dedicated to growth, excellence and evolution, our success is predicated on connecting with consumers in authentic and unexpected ways, while remaining true to the rich heritage of each of our brands.   Progressive and forward thinking, we continue to evolve employing over 1,500 people throughout our Support Office in Port Melbourne and 280+ stores nationally.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced and dynamic HR Advisor to join our HR team at our Port Melbourne Support Office. Reporting to the Head of Human Resources and working across the Retail client group, this is a hands-on, operational role providing generalist support to the store network.

About the role:

Engaging and influential in your style you will be responsible for:

  • Managing the end to end retail recruitment process
  • Providing generalist HR consultancy to line managers and employees on a wide range of ER/IR matters including policy, contractual and agreement interpretation
  • Advising on employee relations issues including investigating employee complaints, providing recommendations to maximise productivity and mitigate risk
  • Updating, developing and rolling out policies and procedures
  • Supporting leaders in relation to employee engagement initiatives, talent management and succession planning
  • Working with the wider HR team on projects as and when required


 To be successful in this role, you will require the following: 

  • 3+ years generalist HR experience coupled with strong commercial awareness - experience in Retail or FMCG environment preferred
  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources or equivalent
  • Strong knowledge of current legislation and an ability to advise on a broad range of ER/IR issues - in depth knowledge of the General Retail Award will be highly regarded)
  • Sound understanding and knowledge of HR methodologies across recruitment, training, performance management and change implementation
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to influence & manage multiple stakeholders
  • Self-sufficiency with the ability to multi task and manage time
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to collaborate with team members and the wider business


Due to the volume of applications expected, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We thank you in advance for your interest in working with Fusion Retail Brands and wish you well in your future career endeavours.