HR Business Partner

Date: 30 Jun 2024

Location: Sydney, Australia

Company: Canon

  • Varied role part time role - Open to 4 days per week or shortened work days
  • Join a highly collaborative team who value flexibility
  • 14 months maximum term contract (parental leave)



About Us


Canon is the world's leading imaging organisation.  As a Fortune 500 Company, we actively inspire people with imaginative ideas that enable you to connect, communicate and achieve more than you thought possible.

When you join Canon Australia, you’ll find a rewarding culture that values you.  You’re empowered to focus on your career progression and turn your goals into reality. You’ll be an integral part of the group’s success.


About the Role


The HR Team at Canon is responsible for every aspect of the HR portfolio within this fast-paced and diverse business. Supporting our Canon Business Services division, the HR business partner is an integral part of the business You’ll quickly develop effective working relationships and you’ll influence and challenge individual contributors and leaders on their personal style and support the delivery of the people plan to realise business area objectives.


The scope of the role includes:

  • Stakeholder Management
    • Develop and maintain an in-depth knowledge of the business, its strategies, business priorities, issues and challenges
    • Build and maintain effective professional relationships with HR team members and client group stakeholders
    • Work closely with the Senior HR Business Partner to deliver the People Plan for assigned client groups
    • Be the first point of contact for HR queries from client groups
    • Partner with the Recruitment team to ensure timely and quality recruits into client groups
    • Partner with the Learning and Development team to implement initiatives to meet the needs of client groups
    • Partner with the HR Operations team to ensure timely management of people processes
  • Employee Relations
    • Coach and guide people leaders through employee relations matters, ensuring the identification of practical, commercial solutions
    • Influence, advise and educate leaders in people and performance related issues and coach them to deliver key messages to their team members
    • Work closely with leaders and individual contributors to improve work relationships, build engagement, and increase productivity and retention
    • Provide informed and sound HR advice to stakeholders
  • HR Operations
    • Support with the execution of HR operational objectives, including, but not limited to, Policies, Processes, Procedures, Compliance, Leave Management, Performance Management, Remuneration, Induction, and Workers Compensation


About you


This is the ideal opportunity for someone who is keen to utilize their HR skills and truly partner with the business.  To be successful in this role, you must be willing to be hands on and agile, be able to manage multiple projects and issues at once and appreciate the day to day operational and functional elements of the role. Experience gained in a blue collar, retail or business process outsourcing environment would be highly regarded, but more important is your sound judgement and ability to get to the heart of issues in a professional and pragmatic way. Perhaps you are looking for a 4 day per week role or reduced hours over the course of the week.


You will most likely be in a similar role or responsible for similar elements of this position and be able to clearly demonstrate your employee relations skills.  You may be required to travel to Sydney CBD, Canberra and Victoria from time to time to build stronger relationships and to better understand our business and customers.


In return we offer the stability of a highly regarded global brand committed to investing in its people and platforms.  You’ll have the flexibility to combine WFH with time in the office, and you’ll be joining a great team in a role with real impact.


If this sounds like you, we’d love you to apply!   


We believe in the power of an inclusive and diverse workforce.  We trust you will bring your authentic self to work and we will focus on making sure that together, we make a strong contribution to the broader community in which we operate.  Where possible, flexible working arrangements are the norm, as we know a better work-life balance can improve your motivation, performance, and productivity.


As an equal opportunity employer, all applicants will be considered. Benefits/perks may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Canon Group and the country where you work.  All applicants must be eligible to work in the country they are applying to at the time of application.


Looking to join this diverse team?  Apply online now.


Successful applicants will be notified of next steps.