Person, Clothing, Apparel

Specialist - People Operations/HR Projects

Specialist - People Operations/HR Projects

  • 639828
  • Cannon Hill, QLD, Australia, 4170
  • Full Time

Compass Group is a world leader in catering and support services, employing over 600,000 people across 45 countries. Rated number one in our industry on Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies for 2020, Compass Group serves 5.5 billion meals each year to our 55,000 clients worldwide.

We are currently recruiting a brand new role to the business, supporting our growing Remote and Offshore operations. Reporting to the General Manager People, this role supports the business across all aspects of the employment life cycle delivering strategic projects which support talent management, performance management, industrial relations, engagement, and retention.

As the Specialist - People Operations/HR Projects, this role will work across a diverse range of operations and would suit a senior HR generalist who is looking to further their career working in a fast-paced and challenging environment. Our expectation is the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate experience in the development and implementation of innovative and contemporary HR projects.

Based in our Cannon Hill office in Brisbane, the role will support several client sites which will require some intrastate travel.

Some key tasks in your new role:

  • Project own strategic People initiatives - both within the Offshore Remote sector and enterprise wide (where aligned)
  • Partner with HR, Operational Leadership Teams, Managers and support functions to influence stakeholder engagement on strategic projects
  • Deliver projects which support the management and optimisation of labour
  • Lead key HR projects to deliver systemic changes across HR metrics such as engagement and retention
  • Identify issues and areas where improvements to existing processes can be made, recommend and implement changes
  • Provide subject matter expertise and technical support on generalist HR issues
  • Prepare analytics and reporting that highlights key trends and insights and recommended actions
  • Lead and/or contribute to other HR projects, programs and activities nationally
  • Assist with reporting, change and communications activities
  • Work across a large National HR team who are committed and focused on enabling the people of our business

For a copy of the full Position Description please contact Jane –

A bit about you:

  • Demonstrated business process analysis and improvement experience, including the identification of business processes, documentation of processes and procedures and the implementation of improvements
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills with strong facilitation capabilities
  • Excellent analytical skills and conceptual thinking skills
  • 5+ years’ experience across human resources and employee relations disciplines, with a focus on implementing and managing HR systems
  • A true business partner who can develop and implement HR strategies aligned with the business
  • Experience in the Resources/O&G sector
  • Advanced Microsoft excel, Visio and MS Word
  • Demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced matrix environment
  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources Management or Industrial Relations and a demonstrated passion for learning

At Compass we strive to build an environment of inclusion that allows a diverse group of employees to contribute, participate, and succeed. We value the different perspectives and abilities of our employees because they uniquely improve the quality of our work and services we provide for our clients and customers. We believe in the opportunity to recognise and develop great talent and offer many diverse opportunities.  We place great importance in looking after our people and offer a variety of learning and development opportunities, reward and recognition programs, paid parental leave and a selection of corporate benefits.

We embrace equal opportunity and promote diversity. We actively encourage Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, men and women of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation and People with Disability to apply.


Our people’s unique backgrounds, experience, and abilities are at the heart of our vibrant workforce. We strive to create workplaces that reflect the diverse communities that we serve, where everyone feels empowered and valued. By building diverse teams means we are creating inclusive environments for all our people and also those we connect with through our day to day operation. We welcome & encourage applications from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples, people of all backgrounds, ages, sexual orientation, gender expressions, gender identity and people with disability.


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