People Operations Lead

ThoughtWorks' mission is quite simple: to better humanity through software, while creating a more socially and economically just world. We are a global company of passionate technologists. We specialize in disruptive thinking, cutting-edge technology, and a hard-line focus on delivery. Our clients have ambitious missions to change their industry, their government, and their society. We provide software design and delivery, pioneering tools and consulting to help them succeed.

We are looking for a People Operations Lead to work within our People team to drive exceptional performance and manage all people matters in a sensitive and professional manner.  You will able to work closely with domestic and international stakeholders to deliver a seamless people support service.  A key component of this role will be to run our bi-annual pay review and drive a quarterly grade review, showcasing your exceptional project management skills!

All days will be different, so we have assumed what a normal month will look like:  

  • Drive the bi-annual pay review
  • Drive the quarterly grade review
  • Managing underperformance & performance plans
  • Development and communication of all policies
  • Informal and formal support of employees in HR related issues / situations
  • Gender equality reporting to the WGEA + Employer of Choice for Gender Equality
  • Advisor to Australian Management Team on various people matters.
  • Ad hoc reporting

We are looking for someone with 5+ years experience working in a HR Generalist role.  You will ideally be degree qualified with a strong understanding of Australian employment law.  You will be comfortable having those sometimes tough conversations and able to coach our leaders how to have them effectively.  We will look to you as a subject matter expert on a number of people related topics, so you will have the experience required to navigate the team through this.  With a positive attitude and strong communication skills, you will be excited about an opportunity to join ThoughtWorks and make this exciting role your own.

We are open to applicants in Sydney or Melbourne.


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