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The sound of jubilee: 1971-2021. Tearfund 50th anniversary celebration.

People & Culture Partner (Safeguarding, Systems & Safety focus)

Staff Vacancies

Join Tearfund as our new People & Culture Partner

  • Fantastic opportunity for a purpose driven people professional to leverage their generalist skills and work for a truly inspiring cause
  • Do you thrive on a multi-faceted role with an eye for detail, accuracy and systems? This role works at both hands-on and strategic levels.
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About Tearfund:

Tearfund is a Christian development, relief and advocacy organisation responding to global poverty and injustice. We work in partnership with local Christian agencies to end poverty, challenge inequality and build sustainable communities. We go where the need is greatest, acting with courage to tackle injustice so that all may experience fullness of life.

To work at Tearfund is to live out your vocation; a space where your faith, passion for justice and skills intersect. Tearfund offers you the opportunity to use your professional skills and expertise to make a real difference in the lives of people who need it the most. As part of the Tearfund team, you are part of a movement which works toward a just and compassionate world in which all people have the opportunity to achieve their God-given potential.

Tearfund offers a friendly and flexible work environment, generous salary packaging benefits, and the challenge to grow and explore in your faith and justice journey.

About the role

This role shares some of the core People & Culture functions such as recruitment, policy, advisory services, training, engagement, remuneration and compliance, and has its own portfolio areas such as;

  • Leads and supports the maintenance and ongoing improvement of high quality safeguarding, due diligence, work health safety and compliance systems
  • Leads and supports Tearfund’s Learning Management System, module creation, implementation and related training.
  • Manages various projects, policies and guidelines.

Is this you? To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • The ability to demonstrate your understanding of Tearfund’s ethos and values and to integrate these with legislative and good people practices
  • Relevant qualifications and experience i.e. direct or transferrable knowledge and experience around safeguarding, compliance standards and/or work health safety
  • The ability to give examples of accuracy, and strong administrative skills, and your familiarity with hands on operational tasks in the People & Culture operational space
  • Agility in working with various online platforms and systems, and you are proficient in tools like Word, Excel, Power Point, Google Suite (i.e. Forms, Sheets, Docs and other collaboration tools)
  • Advanced work scheduling skills whilst still being able adjust to frequent changes in work priorities. You will be someone who loves variety – working across numbers of different tasks in a day
  • An ability to join the big picture and ‘spirit of the law’ with detailed requirements, enabling you to simplify and streamline systems and communicate these effectively to others.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with report or policy writing experience
  • Highly regarded: Experience with an international relief & development agency or Christian organisation/ministry

Position Description:

Download the position description

If this resonates with you and your experience we would love to hear from you.

Send your CV and a cover letter to [email protected]

In your cover letter tell us:

  • How your skills, and experience relate to the selection criteria
  • In particular - why Tearfund resonates with you – how do your values align with Tearfund?

Postion Location:

A mix of in office in Blackburn, Melbourne, or remote, depending on any State based restrictions and business needs

Enquiries: Please contact Karen through Tearfund’s National Office on Ph: 03 9264 7000

Tearfund Australia’s recruitment and selection procedures and checks reflect our commitment to the well-being and protection of children and vulnerable people. We seek to be a diverse workplace, in which people of different backgrounds, genders and ages work together and are equally appreciated and respected. People from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for Tearfund roles.