Manager People & Culture

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia · Business Services


Today, there are more refugees, asylum seekers and displaced people worldwide than at any time since World War II. That’s more than 65 million people forced to flee their homes to escape conflict and disaster.

It’s a terrible injustice. And one that we can, and must, overcome.

We believe that when people all over the world work together, big changes really are possible. That’s why we’ve made it our mission to act in partnership with other passionate people, like you, across the globe to achieve safety, justice and dignity in communities threatened by conflict and disaster. We don’t think there’s any task more important.

Since 1949 our supporters have provided food, shelter, education, healthcare and training to help the world’s most vulnerable prepare for, cope with and recover from crisis.

Together we’re tackling the root causes of injustice, and are building a brighter future for everyone. We hope that you’ll join us in this vital mission.

We are currently looking for a Manager People and Culture to join our dynamic and experienced team.

You’re looking for a challenging and inspiring role where you can use your knowledge and experience to influence and support the development of people, culture, human resource policies and recruitment practices. In this role you will develop and lead our strategy for supporting staff, including support for management and Executive. You will drive our agenda for developing our people through culture, performance, development, workforce planning and organisational change and effectiveness.

But above all, you want a position where you can support a dynamic team of people dedicated to increasing safety, justice and dignity for communities threatened by conflict and disaster around the globe.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer and working with the established Leadership Team, the position will take responsibility for leading, managing and implementing the human resource and learning and development functions to ensure that Act for Peace:


The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate

Demonstrated capability to serve as a business partner/consultant to Leadership and Management teams on HR related issues and to assess and anticipate HR related needs through collaborative partnerships across the organisation.

Full details including detailed selection criteria can be found in the Information Pack which you can download here.

Applications close: Tuesday 22nd January 2019

Please contact Deirdre Ashe on (02) 8259 0808 or [email protected], if you have any queries. Thank you for your interest in this position.

Act for Peace (AfP) is committed to the safety and best interest of all children and young people accessing AfP supported services, programs and workplace. The preferred candidate is advised that they will be required to sign a Child Safeguarding Policy and AfP reserve the right to conduct police checks and other screening procedures prior to employment being confirmed.

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