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Human Resource Manager

Herston, Queensland, AU
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Salary: $70,000 - $80,000
Work Type: Full-time position 
Tenancy: Permanent position
Vacancy address: L6, CBCRC Building, QIMR, 300 Herston Rd, Herston QLD 4006


About MGI Australia
MGI Australia is committed to building core tools and technology to lead life science through intelligent innovation. It focuses on R&D, production and sales of DNA sequencing instruments, reagents, and related products to support life science research, agriculture, precision medicine and healthcare. MGI Australia is a producer of clinical high-throughput gene sequencers, and its multi-omics platforms include genetic sequencing, medical imaging, and laboratory automation.

MGI Australia is one of the companies in the world that have the ability to independently develop and mass-produce clinical high-throughput gene sequencers. Providing real-time, comprehensive, lifelong solutions, its vision is to lead life science innovation.

Due to the growth of MGI Australia, the business has a vacancy for a skilled and experienced Human Resource Manager to join the team on a full-time basis.

Your duties as a Human Resource Manager include but are not limited to the following:
- Assist departmental managers to understand the job descriptions, skills and competencies required for openings (including background checks). Assist with the interview process, and provide insights into best practices for evaluating and selecting candidates
- Assist departmental managers in designing and implementing effective induction programs. Working with them to create training plans, recommending appropriate training programs, and helping assess the impact of training on employees’ skills and performance
- Develop, administer and/or oversee the administration of human resource programs including (but not limited to) compensation, benefits, and leave; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and morale; health and safety; redundancy and retrenchment policies; and training and development
- Create and establish comprehensive occupational health and safety programs. Ensure that the developed programs are put into action throughout the organization. Continuously assess and monitor workplace conditions and conduct safety audits and inspections to maintain a safe work environment. Develop procedures for responding to workplace accidents and assist in the investigation of such incidents to prevent recurrence
- Create and implement equal employment opportunity (EEO) programs that promote fair and non-discriminatory employment practices. Ensure that EEO policies and practices are integrated into all HR processes
- Foster a positive and inclusive work environment and develop a strong organizational culture through the design and implementation of new policies, regulations, culture-related activities, and improvements in employee welfare
- Assist in the annual budget evaluation, adjustment, and calibration of the annual labor cost budget, including allowances, training expenses, recruitment costs, welfare, traveling expenses etc
- Measure and evaluate the productivity levels of employees and teams. Tracking KPIs and identifying areas where cost-effective measures can be implemented or where productivity can be improved
- Provide feedback to managers and department heads regarding the productivity and performance of their teams
- Coordinate and conduct onboard training for new employees on the company’s structure, personnel policies, internal procedures, history, and regulations
- Cooperate with external partners on behalf of the company, i.e. legal and compliance experts, to ensure that the organization remains in line with all statutory requirements; or negotiate remuneration and compensation packages, with union representatives and employees to ensure they are competitive and aligned with the organization's financial capabilities
- Maintain knowledge of trends, best practices, law changes, and new technologies in human resources and talent management

The successful candidates for this position are able to demonstrate:
- At Least a Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management;
- 2+ years prior work experience in HR management or related roles;
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both English & Mandarin;
- In-depth knowledge of HR principles, employment laws, regulations, and best practices;
- Outstanding problem-solving and critical thinking abilities;
- Strong leadership and people management skills;
- Proficiency in resolving workplace conflicts and employee issues in a fair and unbiased manner;
- The capacity to lead and support organizational change and transformation initiatives;
- The capacity to align HR strategies with the organization’s overall business goals and objectives;
- High ethical standards and the ability to maintain confidentiality and act with integrity in all HR matters; and
- The ability to work collaboratively with other departments and senior management to achieve organizational goals
Salary varies based on experience and skills.

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