First listed on: 28 October 2018

Head of People and Culture 


Wisdom Homes is a multi-award-winning major builder, with our homes being built all over Sydney. We believe everyone deserves an innovative and attractive home. We deliver outstanding design and quality construction that represents real value for money, with a focus on efficiency and customer service.

At Wisdom, we are proud of our achievements and the rapid and continuous growth, which has made us a medium sized corporate company, with 200+ employees across multiple disciplines including landscape and construction trade, executive and white-collar.

Our Mission 

Our Mission is to create exceptional customer experiences whilst constructing beautiful homes, pools and landscaping that exceed expectations in design, quality and value for money.  

Your Role

We currently have a rare and exciting opportunity for an experienced all-round and passionate Head of People and Culture to join, support and lead our proactive, fast paced, talented and successful Wisdom HR team.

You enjoy working in a competitive industry where your drive, resilience, agility, ability to manage multiple competing projects whilst using your strategic mindset to drive people, culture development, company values, opportunities, WHS, talent and engagement initiatives to support continued growth and business initiatives.  

Reporting to the General Manager, you are an active member of the Executive team.  Your main strategy, focus and passion is for People and Safety and to partner with your Executive colleagues.  You will love to lead by example, are positive, hands-on and enjoy rolling up your sleeves across many facets of the business to ensure our employees experience and culture growth, is always at the forefront and continuously improving.

Your Typical Day  
  • Policy and procedure development, review and implementation.
  • Hands-on operational advice to Managers and the Executive team.
  • Lead all employee relations matters including building capability in managers, creating and implementing department frameworks, performance management models
  • Create learning and development frameworks to maximise leadership capability across the organisation and embed a coaching culture.
  • Design and deliver all performance and talent management processes including the performance and talent review cycles, succession planning and career management.
  • Oversee the resourcing needs of the organisation and make recommendations to Managers regarding sourcing strategies and workforce planning needs.
  • Lead people and culture related initiatives, including roll out of engagement survey and action planning.
  • Lead and support all aspects of safety and workers compensation across multiple sites.
  • Managing a team of P&C professionals including P&C Generalist, P&C Administrator, WHS, Talent and Payroll specialists.
  • Prepare and submit Board Reports, P&C metrics and other Group reporting requirements.
  Your Skills and Experience
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant experience with relevant tertiary qualifications
  • Ability to influence, negotiate and build strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Demonstrated commercial acumen in improving business performance through effective WHS strategies that are operationally practical
  • Experience and in-depth knowledge of payroll and reporting
  • Experience working with Board of Directors and Executives to lead people strategies
  • Highly computer literate in HRIS and Microsoft Office
  What’s in it for you?
  • Competitive salary and package on offer
  • Ongoing reward, recognition and benefits programs
  • A collaborative and supportive culture
  • Brand new state of the art office, close to gyms, cafes and shopping centres
This is a great opportunity for a results-oriented individual who is keen to join a high growth organisation that rewards excellent performance and innovation. At Wisdom we are an equal opportunity employer and welcome diversity.

To register your interest in this fantastic opportunity, click on the "Apply" button.   Confidential enquiries can be directed to Carla Treuer, Wisdom Homes – Talent Acquisition Specialist
on (02) 4605 5586
Carla Treuer
02 4605 5586
Phone 1300 855 775 |

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