Human Resources Advisor


Balcatta, AU, 6021

Perrigo Company is dedicated to making lives better by bringing Quality, Affordable Self-care products that consumers trust everywhere they are sold.  Help us do it.

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Description Overview

The purpose of the HR Advisor is to provide generalist HR advice, guidance and support to frontline managers and employees within all functions. Responsible for employee lifecycle administration.

Scope of the Role

  • In conjunction with line managers, develop the specification, agree and implement the most appropriate recruitment media (print/electronic/agency), ensuring applications are logged administered and acknowledged, screening applications either on paper or by interview in order to help managers select the most appropriate candidate to succeed in the role and that the process meets best practice and legal requirements. This job holder operates at all levels in the business from direct employees through administration & support staff to professional and manager level posts. Work with line managers to ensure job descriptions are maintained.
  • To advise individuals and line managers on disciplinary and grievance issues, including absence management procedure, and participate in these meetings as appropriate to ensure an independent view of the proceedings and to ensure fair, consistent outcomes in line with internal procedures and Australian legislation.
  • HR Administration:
    • Assist with preparing letters, employment agreements and variations to coincide with new starters, departures and employee changes.
    • Assist with the onboarding and off boarding process and maintain systems to ensure accurate and timely data.
    • Assist with maintaining and updating HR documents such as standards, procedures, position descriptions, form templates, contracts and letter templates, ensuring they remain current and compliant with legislative requirements.
    • Ensure all employee changes, new starters and terminations are communicated to payroll on a timely and accurate basis, prior to payroll processing deadlines.
    • Manage and maintain HR systems through record keeping, data entry, employee records and reporting.
    • Support internal and external auditing processes as appropriate.
    • Assist with end-to-end recruitment and selection processes, including reviewing position descriptions, drafting job advertisements, ensuring approvals are in place, coordinating and conducting interviews (as required), arrange pre-employment checks, candidate liaison and associated activity reporting and tracking.
  • Front line HR enquiries and assist in development and maintenance of HR policies and procedures.
  • Administration of Workers Compensation process and act as the central contact person for all claims.
  • Processing payroll from time to time – Serve as cover for the payroll administrator.
  • To undertake such other reasonable duties as may be required from time to time in order to support the Perrigo business
  • Administer and coordinate all HR reporting, including the maintenance of Perrigo Australia’s training record management system and reporting (Train Tracks, LRN and any other training systems). Administer, coordinate and present induction programs (HR, OHS and GMP19) and off the shelf training programs.
  • In compliance with the Perrigo Safety Policy and Procedures, to ensure a health and safety culture is supported in the areas for which the job holder is responsible. This will be achieved through objectives, motivation, education and training, and ensuring that any team member not complying with safety performance standards is dealt with appropriately. The job holder will set a personal example in relation to safety practice and ensuring that reporting staff are adequately trained for the task they are asked to undertake, including use of control measures and PPE. Ensure compliance & Values initiatives are implemented. Coordinate the administration of Workers Compensation accidents.

Experience Required

  • Degree qualified in Human Resource Management or relevant field
  • 4 - 6 years’ experience in a HR Generalist/Advisor role
  • Good understanding of the Australia labor law, FWA and all relevant modern awards
  • Knowledge and experience in HR Systems, SAP Successfactors will be advantageous
  • Recruitment/onboarding/employee lifecycle administration is essential
  • Payroll administration will be advantageous
  • Influencing and negotiations skills
  • Relationship building skills
  • Integrity & confidentiality is extremely import in this role

External applicants please note:  To apply to this position please click the APPLY button at the bottom of the application.  (The SAVE button will only save your profile information but not submit an application for this open position.)  Thank you.


We are seeking a diverse applicant pool to ensure the diversity of our team reflects the end consumers we serve through our self-care mission. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates our team’s differences. Individuals of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, ancestries, religious creeds, sexual orientations, genders, gender identities and gender expressions, national origins, ages, mental and physical abilities, familial status,’ veterans status’, military status’ and more are encouraged to apply. TOGETHER, we make lives better. #DIV