People & Culture Manager In Australia

People & Culture Manager In Australia

People & Culture Manager In Australia

At IKEA, we want to make life better for everyone. We think everything we do should be good for people, society, and the planet. We really like making homes nice, creating happy homes, and giving tasty food that’s sourced responsibly to lots of people worldwide.

Job Description

Job Source: Seek

We follow our cultures and values to make a wonderful workplace. We believe in equality, diversity, and inclusion. We care about people and the planet, and we encourage health and well-being. We support your growth and offer career opportunities to help you reach your full potential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement the Co-worker Relations plan for the store
  • Ensure compliance with labor relations principles, local policies, procedures, and laws at the store level
  • Secure the execution of the Global and Country People Strategy
  • Integrate principles and guidelines into the store business plan and local initiatives
  • Build a strong relationship with the Market Manager
  • Serve as an advisor and provide specialized knowledge
  • Keep them informed on people-related topics like performance, succession, and confidential matters
  • Business partner with the Senior Store Management team
  • Oversee and execute all people activities
  • Secure the store competence and development plan
  • Influence the Store Management team to enhance local leadership capabilities
  • Ensure knowledgeable and competent Co-workers to meet customer needs
  • Establish a succession process and plan
  • Encourage managers to take the lead in developing talents
  • Lead and develop the store People and Culture team
  • Enhance the Co-worker experience in new and innovative ways
  • Play a pivotal role in the Senior Store Management team
  • Drive and secure the local business plan
  • Provide support in store operations, including Duty Manager shifts and more.
CompanyIKEA – Canberra
Employment TypeFull time
Job LocationMajura, Canberra ACT
Last Date of ApplyNot Specified
People & Culture Manager In Australia

Your Skills and Experience:

As People & Culture Manager you are:

  • Passionate Leadership:
    • Demonstrates a passion and drive for leading and creating an engaging Co-worker experience within the store.
  • Experienced HR Leader:
    • Brings adeptness and extensive experience as a Human Resources leader with a strong grasp of business acumen.
  • Influential Collaboration:
    • Possesses the ability to influence and guide the business on crucial people-related matters in collaboration with the Senior Store Management team.
  • Strategic Orientation:
    • Exhibits a strategic mindset, capable of thinking strategically, tactically, and operationally.
  • Global Perspective:
    • Capable of leading, securing, and contributing to the local, Country, and Global people strategy.


  • 5 weeks’ Paid Annual Leave: Enjoy a generous annual leave allowance to relax and rejuvenate.
  • Paid Parental Leave: Benefit from support during significant life moments with paid parental leave.
  • Family & Community Leave: Take advantage of family and community leave options for added flexibility.
  • 24/7 access to our Employee Assistance Program: Access health and wellbeing support whenever you need it.
  • 15% Co-worker discount: Receive a 15% discount on IKEA products as a token of appreciation.
  • Low-cost nutritious meals: Indulge in affordable, healthy meals at our Co-worker’s restaurant, including complimentary drinks.
  • Co-worker uniform provided: Ease into your workday with a provided Co-worker uniform.
  • Free Co-worker parking: Enjoy the convenience of complimentary parking for Co-workers.
  • Digital Entertainment membership: Access thousands of discounts for dining, fun activities, shopping, and travel across Australia & New Zealand.
  • Bonus program (where eligible): Receive bonuses based on eligibility.
  • Co-worker Loyalty program: Benefit from an extra contribution to your superannuation as part of our loyalty program (where eligible).

Additional information:

  • Job Type: Permanent Full Time
  • Work Schedule:
    • Due to our store operating 7 days a week, the role involves working a rotating roster.
    • Availability for a mix of day and evening shifts is required.
    • Availability for 1 in 4 weekend shifts (both Saturday and Sunday) and some public holidays is necessary.
  • Induction:
    • Successful candidates will be required to attend a 2-day Welcome induction.
  • Recruitment Process:
    • As part of the recruitment process, a pre-employment check is required for final candidates.
  • Internal Job Title: Unit People & Culture Manager

How to Apply

If you believe your skills are a good match for this position, submit your application. As we go through the process, we will reach out to you to discuss the position in more detail. Take the next step and apply now to act on the change that brought you to this advert!


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