HR Coordinator - Melbourne at Cargill
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HR Coordinator - Melbourne

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Job ID 253982 Date posted 11/29/2022 Location : Melbourne, Australia

About Us

At Cargill our team of 160,000 professionals in 70 countries draws together the worlds of food, agriculture, nutrition and risk management. For more than 150 years, we have helped farmers grow more, connecting them to broader markets. We are continuously developing products that give consumers just what they’re seeking, advancing nutrition, food safety and sustainability. And we help our partners innovate and manage risk, so they can nourish the world again tomorrow.

We combine 156 years of experience with new technologies and insights to serve as a trusted partner for food, agriculture, financial and industrial customers in more than 125 countries. Side-by-side, we build a stronger, sustainable future for agriculture and help the world thrive.

The Role

We currently have a great opportunity for an HR Specialist/ Coordinator (ER/IR) to join Cargill’s Global HR Solutions team based at our Southbank Melbourne office.

Reporting to the Regional ER/ IR Lead APAC, the HR Specialist (ER/IR) is a key member of the HR team and will be the main point of contact for the HR operations and employee relations activities across our multiple locations within Australia.

Proactively coordinating HR operations activities, this varied role will see you managing HR inbox and ticket requests, contracts / variation letters, employment policies renewals and maintaining employee files. You will build key relationships and offer ER/IR support and advice to people mangers to understand and investigate employee or manager concerns regarding conduct, performance, or attendance

Key Duties

  • Reporting and administrative support; maintaining policies, HR forms, HR portal, WGEA reporting
  • Produce employment contracts, employee letters, mobility & relocation cases
  • Coordinate HR communications and manage the monthly HR newsletter
  • Manage policies, procedures, templates, and checklists on employee relations matters including performance management, misconduct, disputes and termination
  • Support on EBA negotiations and provide EBA clarification to sites when required
  • Providing backup for payroll and be involved in payroll approval process
  • Ad-hoc duties and involvement in HR projects as required

This role offers exposure to a broad range of HR operations and will suite a passionate HR Coordinator with a sound knowledge and genuine interest in ER/IR, who is looking to further develop their career in this area.

About You

Skills/Experience required:


  • Extensive administration experience and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Previous experience in an HR Coordinator role
  • Ability to build, and sustain positive working relationships with managers and employees
  • Strong negotiation skills, and ability to manage difficult conversations and conflict
  • Understanding of enterprise barging agreements and HR processes
  • Ability to handle confidential/sensitive information and documents
  • Strong drive for results with practical, result and outcome focus
  • Intermediate to Advanced MS Office Skills


  • Relevant tertiary qualification in Human Resource Management and/or Industrial Relations or relevant experience will be preferred
  • Previous experience in an ER/IR role ideally in a large organisation will be highly regarded
  • Experience in renewing and updating HR policies

In exchange to your experience, we offer:

  • A competitive remuneration package including annual bonus
  • Autonomy and scope for career development
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • The opportunity to work with and learn from some of the most talented people in the industry and inspiring leaders
  • The job stability that comes with a global employer who puts people first
  • A supportive working culture and an inclusive team environment
  • Modern and bright head office, Southbank location

If this role sounds like you, and you are looking for a place where you can thrive and grow your career, we would like to hear from you today.

Cargill is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applications are treated with complete confidentiality.

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