First listed on: 03 July 2018

Regional People and Culture Manager (Victoria)

The role

Simplify processes and provide support to our in-store team members by applying your compassionate nature, HR knowledge and understanding of operational pressures.

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • extraordinary communication skills and customer focus to build tight-knit relationships with the operations teams
  • experience mentoring and guiding managers to execute key change initiatives and build an engaging and supportive culture
  • excellent organisation, planning and time management skills
  • a creative approach to problem solving and an analytical mindset
  • outstanding people focus, you are known as a motivational People and Culture manager, who leads by example
  • tertiary qualifications in human resources or business
  • experience as a HR Business Partner providing support to a major functional area, operating in a dynamic, multi-site environment
  • a degree of flexibility to travel at short notice across the region

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • lead the assessment, identification and management of talent
  • support managers with team member growth, development and succession planning
  • partner with the leadership team to manage, deliver and drive strategic initiatives for your region
  • work with Regional, Store and Department Managers to deliver absence, turnover, rostering and permanency targets and manage a broad range of people risks
  • mentor and guide managers to execute key change initiatives, build an engaging and supportive culture and to confidently manage the remuneration review cycle


Coles is a fast-paced, constantly changing business that focuses your talents and challenges you to perform at your best.

As a team, we’re bold with ideas and operate with pace and passion, always looking for better ways to transform retail and delight customers.


Not only will you receive a competitive salary, you’ll also have access to these great benefits:

  • a 5% discount when shopping at Coles, Kmart, Officeworks and Target
  • learn new skills and develop your existing capabilities - we provide excellent ongoing training and development
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave for primary care givers and 1 week of paid leave for secondary care givers
  • get fitter, stronger and faster at our on-site gym

About us

Today, Coles is one of Australia’s iconic retailers, providing a range of fresh food, groceries, general merchandise, liquor and fuel to millions of customers every week.

We have a combination of over 2,400 retail outlets across Australia covering Coles supermarkets, Coles Express fuel and convenience sites, Spirit Hotels and liquor stores under Liquorland, Vintage Cellars and First Choice Liquor branding.

While some things have changed over the years, one thing remains the same – our customer first strategy. We have over 107,000 fantastic team members across the country that are focused on making life easier for our customers and making a difference to the communities we serve every day.

Please Note 

We prefer to deal with you directly and have not engaged an agency for this role, so if you’re interested, please apply. 

At Coles, we aim to ensure our team represents the community we serve, embracing the richness of Australia's diverse population.


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