People & Capability Business Partner- Qld


Williams Landing, AU

Category:  People & Capability
Work Type:  Permanent Full Time

Who are We?


At Target, we’ve always been here to help families live better. But right now, we can see that what ‘better’ means is changing. Better means making choices that can change the world. Better is about a life that’s lived, not with more things, but with things that mean more. A life where quality is always valued over quantity. Where beauty is born from style and substance in equal measure. A better way of life, that’s within easy reach of all. That’s why everything from the products we make to the experience we create, is crafted with intention and a single purpose…To inspire families to live better-That’s Target!


Our People & Capability team is passionate about Target, you will have the opportunity to partner with the business and help them drive real change that also impacts our customers. This is an exciting position that will enable you to bring your Coaching, talent and succession planning skills to our organization and enhance people’s development and careers. We are seeking an experienced People & Capability Business Partner to join our amazing team in based in SE QLD. You will be surrounded by people who are knowledgeable, supportive of each other and get a kick out of being able to impact the business and culture of Target.


What will you do?


The primary purpose of the PCBP is to effectively partner with our Regional Managers and with the SE QLD  stores to support and deliver key people initiatives to support the overall business strategy, in line with Target’s values. This is particular in the areas of culture and engagement, development, progression, safety and succession planning.

You will also have the opportunity to be lead a variety of different People & Capability projects. This role will partner with our Regional Manager who looks after 18 stores across- Brisbane, South of the River and Gold Coast.


 Other key responsibilities may include:


• Support and implement the People & Capability strategy of talent and succession, culture and engagement, diversity and inclusion, safety  and mental health and wellbeing
• Work collaboratively with the Regional Manager to coach and develop store management teams to deliver these people initiatives
• Drive capability by coaching and upskilling managers to empower them to effectively lead and develop their teams
• Support and guide initiatives that will drive engagement and a positive culture such as – engagement survey, recognition programs,  induction and ongoing and all L&D initiatives
• Facilitating workshops and/or training sessions in accordance with our training programs and initiatives
• Coach store management on the effective implementation of Targets Safety CARE program, ensure compliance of this program and all Safety initiatives and requirements
• Ensure store management compliance with safety and workers compensation legislative requirements

What are we looking for?


We are seeking an experienced People & Capability Business Partner who has a passion and strong understanding of retail operations, coaching,  people development and succession planning. You will be known for your optimism and positivity, and will have a strong track record of success in a fast paced People & Capability environment.  The ability to develop and influence others is essential, as is a commercial approach to decision making. You thrive in an environment of change and will be comfortable adapting to ensure the people agenda stays aligned to the business needs.
 Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge also required for this role includes:
•Tertiary qualification in Human Resources or other relevant fields preferred
•Minimum 3 years’ generalist HR / People & Capability
•Experience in a high volume, fast paced environment, retail industry advantageous
•Demonstrated capability in developing People & Capability strategies and plans that are aligned to the business strategy
•Demonstrated ability to support and deliver projects
•Well-developed knowledge of work-place relations principles
•Well-developed knowledge of safety systems and processes
•Learning and development background, advantageous

What will you get?


Target has some great benefits, including:

•Great career opportunities across the Wesfarmers Group
•Team Member discounts across Target, Kmart, Bunnings ,Officeworks and Catch membership.
•Access to Employee Assistance Program
•Novated leasing options
•Paid parental leave scheme
•Flexible work arrangements


Target values diversity and we pride ourselves on representing the diverse and multicultural communities of which we are a part.

Candidates interested in this position should apply directly to this advertisement as we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies.

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We don’t just look for people based on their skills and experience, our people work together and champion the Target values and behaviours.  We are a business where our values and people matter, and we need like-minded people to join us!

Target values diversity and we pride ourselves on representing the diverse and multicultural communities of which we are a part.

Agencies will only be engaged if required. Please do not contact us or send applicants to us unless requested to by the Talent Acquisition Team.