People & Culture Partner

  • Sydney CBD, NSW, Australia
  • Permanent

We care for the people of NSW, building confidence and trust so our communities can thrive. We make the complex simple, so our schemes deliver better outcomes for people and communities. Whether a person is severely injured in the workplace or on our roads, icare supports their long-term care needs to improve quality of life, including helping people return to work. 

We insure over 326,000 NSW businesses and 202 NSW Government agencies. We protect around 90 per cent of public and private sector workers in NSW – that's approximately 4 million people. icare is a trusted risk advisor to the NSW Government, protecting over $228 billion of the state's most iconic assets, including the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

The opportunity:

We have a very exciting opportunity to welcome a new People & Culture Partner to the icare team. This role is a strategic HR Partnering role, building relationships with senior leaders and executives to support them in building and executing their people strategies. In the role you will be relied upon to provide respected HR advice, oversee employee relations case management and implement strategic people plans.

It’s an exciting time at icare where no two days are the same: as a People & Culture Partner you will:

  • Lead HR activities and implementation including leadership development, engagement and culture initiatives, talent and succession management; performance and development planning and review; people and workforce planning; and other strategic and operational HR activities and solutions.
  • Partner with senior leaders and teams at all levels to coach and develop their performance and capability.
  • Exercise influence for outcomes and provide accurate, timely and commercial HR advice.
  • Collaborate with other HR team members to draw on HR solutions and advice from subject matter experts and present this to the business in a pragmatic, implementable format
  • Drive a culture of performance, continuous learning and accountability with leaders by proactively instigating monitoring and reviews of probation, performance, leadership capability and putting in place coaching and plans to increase workforce capability and performance

Your story so far:

  • Tertiary level qualifications at degree level or higher in HR, business, psychology or equivalent
  • Background in Financial Services would be an advantage
  • Demonstrated experience partnering with senior leaders and teams at the functional and/or organisational level
  • Demonstrated experience in executing successful people and change initiatives
  • Proven capabilities in analysing and interpreting reporting and metrics to draw insights and conclusions
  • Ability to apply problem solving and judgement to recommend and implement decisions.
  • Superior communications and presentation skills; both verbal and written

What we offer:

We know our strength comes from the diversity of our people and so we want people with different experiences and backgrounds to apply. We recognise the importance of balance and flexibility and understand that it’s not a one size fits all approach.

icare provides career opportunities and great employee benefits, including:  

  • Flexible working arrangements to help you balance work and life
  • A corporate wellbeing program with subsidised gym membership, free flu vaccinations and health check programs
  • Comprehensive learning and development support 
  • Our People Awards - On-the-spot Recognition, Quarterly Values Awards & Our People Annual Awards
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • icare day – access to an extra day’s leave

If you think you’re the right person for this role, send us your resume. Don’t delay as we’re assessing applications as they are received.

icare recognise the value of diverse perspectives and experience. We are committed to an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected for who they are. If there are any accessibility adjustments you need to help you be able to apply for this role, please contact us at:

Please note that you must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident of Australia, New Zealand citizen with a current New Zealand passport or have unrestricted working rights to apply for this role.

  • icare is the brand of Insurance & Care NSW
  • For more information about icare visit our website
  • icare operates a direct sourcing model so no agency introductions will be accepted
  • We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant
  • A talent pool may be created through this recruitment process. A talent pool is a group of applicants who have been assessed and identified as suitable for this role, and who may be considered for a range of similar roles.

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