People & Culture Manager

Location: Brisbane
Job Type: Permanent
Discipline: Human Resources, Talent & WHS
Contact: Brock Moran
Reference: 1469442
Posted: 23 days ago
About Hopgood Ganim Lawyers

Operating for more than 40 years, HopgoodGanim Lawyers have amassed a rich treasury of knowledge and expertise. The firms dedicated professionals use this to position clients with the most accurate, appropriate and useable guidance, strengthening their organisations and enabling them to prosper.

HopgoodGanim are dedicated to providing not only their clients, but also their employees with the highest quality service, and as such, are investing highly in their People & Culture division with the goal of continuously improving the firms people strategy and direction.

Position Overview

Reporting to the People, Culture & Development Director, the People & Culture Manager will be responsible for leading and managing the People & Culture team to effectively execute the firms people strategy and day-to-day business operations. This role involves business partnering with allocated teams and leaders across the firm, providing HR advice and support, and overseeing key HR projects throughout the employee lifecycle.

This newly created position brings immense opportunity for the successful applicant to drive enhancements and key project implementations across the firms People & Culture function and wider business.

HopgoodGanim are dedicated to providing this role with the scope to drive initiatives and refreshed policy and procedural implementations, whilst also allowing the opportunity to operate as a true generalist leader and partner to the wider P&C team and key stakeholders across the firm.

Key Responsibilities
  • Business partnering with allocated teams, leaders, and Partners to align HR initiatives with business objectives.
  • Serving as an escalation point for HR Advisors and Coordinators, providing guidance and advice on complex employee issues.
  • Providing HR advice and support to partners and employees of all levels, including policy guidance, interpretation, and resolution of employee relations matters.
  • Coaching, mentoring, and developing members of the People & Culture team to enhance their skills and capabilities.
  • Leading and supporting key HR projects and initiatives across the organization.
  • Managing payroll processes and overseeing graduate and vacation clerk recruitment strategy and placement outcomes.
  • Supervising and managing talent acquisition processes from time to time and as necessary.
  • Conducting workforce planning to support the firm's strategic direction and managing HR reporting processes.
Qualifications & Experience
  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources or related discipline, with relevant on-the-job experience in a similar role.
  • Demonstrated experience in employee relations and resolving complex HR issues.
  • Strong understanding of relevant laws, regulations, and policies affecting HR practices.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build relationships at all levels of the organisation.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven leadership experience and the ability to inspire and motivate a team.
  • Strategic thinking and the ability to contribute to the development and execution of HR strategies.
If this opportunity sounds suitable to you or anyone in your network, don't hesitate to apply within or reach out to Brock Moran on 0444 576 732 or email your CV to