Jun 11, 2021

HR Manager - Buller Ski Lifts - Salary up to $100,000 pa - Closing 30 Jun 2021

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  • Mount Buller Victoria, Australia
Full time management Human Resources

Job Description

About us

The Buller Ski Lifts (BSL) group of companies operates a diverse range of businesses in Australia’s leading alpine resort of Mt Buller, Victoria including Resort and Mountain Operations, Hospitality, Ski & Snowboard School and Retail & Rental.

Our 80 strong team over summer is a small, hard-working and passionate crew and when winter hits we grow to a massive team of 600+ seasonal staff from around the world. Through all seasons we cater to the 24 hour needs of our on mountain guests, and we take great pride in sharing our love for the alpine lifestyle in which we live and work. We are both one of Victoria’s largest regional employers and a family business that prides itself on positive working relationships, high retention rates and recognition of excellence.

Your Next Job

This is a truly special and unique opportunity for your next job as our HR Manager. You will be pivotal in in influencing the future direction of people-focussed matters spanning across our whole portfolio of businesses. 

As the HR Manager based on Mt Buller in a full-time permanent role you will be a part of our senior management team and have 4 experienced, direct reports of your own across HR, Payroll and Staff Services functions that are a warm, friendly, a well-oiled machine, with 40+ years on alpine & snow industry experience between them. This is a unique opportunity to step up into a managerial role whilst still providing hands-on operational best practice HR across the full spectrum of HR and staff services.  You bring HR and we can bring the rest!

What we’ll need from you

Providing the best guest and staff experience is core to our whole operations.  We will need you to ensure that we are able to align our people and culture experience with the purpose, vision and values of the Buller Ski Lifts Group. 

As you establish yourself as a trusted advisor and strategic partner to our leadership team we will need you to analyse our requirements, develop innovative strategies and own them to champion a healthy, connected and engaged workplace culture. You will ensure regulatory compliance to the relevant legislation by overseeing the identification, assessment and mitigation of industrial relations issues and risks.

We will be relying on you to:

  • Resource, on-board and manage our talent, supporting the development and progression of our people
  • Be our subject matter expert on all things employee relations, interpreting awards, contracting, performance management, grievances and investigation
  • Oversee and manage all HR systems, reporting, policy and procedure review, documentation and education
  • Manage the operations of the Staff Services function which include staff accommodation, transport, uniforms, HR and Payroll.
  • Have fun, get to know the mountain and work together with our people. Be proud of where you work!

About you

We’re not looking for just anybody for this job, if you don’t share a passion for the outdoors and the active lifestyle we live and breathe; this might not be the role for you.

Still here? Keep reading. You will be a proven and Advisory or Business Partnering level HR Generalist, maybe even looking to step up into a management role for the first time. However, you will need to bring your well-developed interpersonal, coaching and listening skills as you become our go-to trusted person for all things people related and we’ll need you to be practical and hands on when we reach the best time of the year (Yes, that’s Winter for us). 

To be successful in your next job, you will need to bring with you:

  • shared passion for Snow, and the Alpine Environment through all seasons
  • Proven generalist capability across the HR spectrum with deep experience in employee relations, we’ve a diverse workforce with multiple awards and enterprise agreements
  • Strong business partnering experience with proven ability to engage and build relationships with key stakeholders
  • Demonstrable experience reviewing and developing HR policies and procedures in line with industry best practice
  • Strong HR systems and reporting acumen

What you’ll get in return

Along with an up to $100,000 salary package, this is great opportunity to keep progressing your career while living the tree change and mountain lifestyle dream. On Mt Buller and in nearby Mansfield where many of our staff live, you will find vibrant communities, beautiful hiking trails, camping, lakes, rivers and quality food and produce at your doorstep. You will also get additional summer leave and flexibility, enviable ski industry benefits and subsidised on-mountain accommodation. All with the opportunity to lead your own HR team and champion your own HR projects, leading a supportive and friendly team within a progressive organisation in a unique industry. 

What’s next?

Are you the one we’re looking for? Love snow and the great outdoors? Apply now by clicking the Apply Now button.  Don’t delay though, we’re hiring as quickly as possible and you don’t want miss out on what is going to be a spectacular winter season. 


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