First listed on: 14 April 2018

National People & Culture Manager - Retail Operations 

Welcome to Fantastic Furniture:

78 stores nationally

700+ passionate team members

relentless determination to deliver an amazing customer experience.

We're all about making life FANTASTIC for our customers, our people and our shareholders.

For our teams, this means they can be themselves at work, get the support they need to develop great careers and most importantly have FUN!

We're an iconic Aussie brand part of a bigger, global family of brands including Freedom, Snooze, Plush, Bay Leather Republic, OMF and more! We're passionate about providing opportunities for our people across the board to grow and progress.  

A great opportunity is now available for a talented & commercially astute National People and Culture Manager to join our team! Working directly with the Retail Operations Managers, you play a pivotal role in aligning people strategies with business priorities to enable business performance and achieve a highly capable and engaged workforce.

About the role:

  • Develop and deliver the People and Culture strategy for Retail Operations to drive business performance and achieve business goals
  • Lead & develop the People & Culture Advisor and Coordinator to execute our people strategy with excellence
  • Lead engagement activities to improve engagement levels and productivity across the business
  • Partner with the Retail Operations department to analyse information and provide recommendations on key people KPI's to enable effective decision making
  • Develop and drive talent strategies for the region and facilitate succession planning reviews
  • Provide advice to Line Managers on reward and recognition and coordinate the annual salary review process
  • Provide expert advice and coaching to leaders on handling employee relations and performance management issues
  • Identify leadership & management capability gaps for the region and ensure delivery of programs to bridge these, as well as report and measure ROI
  • In conjunction with the National Work Health & Safety Manager, support the implementation of safety systems and structures to embed a safety culture as part of the way we do business

About you:

  • You work hard, but you know how to have fun!
  • Demonstrated HR generalist (10 years +) ideally with previous exposure to either retail, manufacturing, or supply chain environment
  • Previous experience leading teams
  • Thorough understanding of ER/EA/Awards frameworks
  • Proven ability to think strategically and execute with operational excellence
  • Sound knowledge of safety and OH&S
  • Strong commercial acumen with well-developed stakeholder management skills
  • Innovative thinker with strong problem-solving capability
  • HR Degree qualification or similar

What's on offer?

  • Great culture!
  • A supportive team environment where you are encouraged to grow and develop 
  • Opportunity to work with an inspirational leader
  • Staff discounts on all our group retail brands for you and your family
  • Discounts on health insurance, gyms, financial services and phone providers.
  • Chullora location - convenient parking on-site
  • Excellent salary package and benefits 
  • Global career opportunities 

Interested or know someone who might be? We'd love to chat to you!


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