hipages Group is hiring a

People & Culture Manager

Sydney, Australia

About the role:

A rare opportunity to join a multi-award winning People & Culture team, you will be tasked with ensuring engagement, wellbeing and inclusion are top of mind in everything we do, allowing us to remain one of Australia’s best places to work. 

You will be the leader of our fun, hard-working and collaborative P&C Business Partners and Office experience team. Helping us to achieve positive engagement results with a consistent and ever evolving employee offering. From managing our amazing collaborative office space, company and team events to ensuring regular and effective internal communications and compliance with policies and legislation, as well as working towards exciting P&C projects, your role and responsibilities are varied and rewarding. Everything you do will ensure our company attracts, hires, develops and retains top talent, allowing us to remain one of Australia’s best places to work.


  • Competitive salary, benefits and perks, plus equity via our Employee Share Program
  • Work from home with a 50/50 hybrid working model
  • Inhouse Talent Development team to support your personal career growth and plan for your promotion!
  • Collaborate with teams across Australia, Christchurch, Manila and Xi’an to make genuine impacts
  • Psychological safety to be yourself and speak up: challenge the status quo!

How you will add value:

  • Execute on the FY24 People & Culture Strategy Roadmap and ensure team goals are aligned to business strategy.
  • Manage members of the P&C Team (3 direct reports/2 indirect reports) and the execution of their P&C goals. Coaching and developing the team at all times, whilst maintaining an open, transparent, engaged and fostering a growth and learning culture within the team.
  • Take a leadership role in People Operations across APAC, including employee relations/performance management, succession planning, employee engagement and experience, social initiatives (including event management), reward & recognition, wellbeing and leading our diversity, equity and inclusion committee. 
  • Be a strategic business partner by providing ongoing coaching & support, working with People Leaders to customise people solutions to support business objectives and making informed decisions based on our people data. 
  • Continue to manage the Office Experience team to account, ensuring the office is well managed/functional, clean and inspiring and compliant in all aspects of WHS. 

About you:

You show up everyday and energise everyone around you with your passion for people and help to promote  a positive, inspiring and inclusive organisational culture.  You work with your stakeholders to ensure you are delivering what the business needs from both an employer and commercial perspective. You love to remain agile and adaptable to work in the fast paced environment we call hipages. You like to tackle opportunities and provide solutions to regularly improve how we do things.

  • 8+ year’ experience in human resources, preferably within a fast-growth IT & T, Professional Services or Media organisation. Providing HR support across the APAC region (in particular AU & NZ)
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources
  • Proven track record of people leadership and developing high performing teams
  • Demonstrated experience in all aspects of People & Culture (true generalist)
  • Proven experience working with P&C data and managing People & Culture budgets
  • Strong understanding of the impact of coaching and development
  • Proven track record in driving a strong company culture and engagement
  • Strong negotiation and mediation skills
  • Proven experience working in Performance Management and working with the Fair Work Act, NES, Modern Awards and Industrial Relations landscape.

About the company:

We are an Australian-owned, ASX-listed tech company and the leading online tradie marketplace in Australia. Inspired and driven by our purpose of transforming the trade industry, building better lives for everyone, hipages Group operates via three technology-enabled platforms; hipages, Tradiecore, and Builderscrack (NZ) with over 300 team members across Australia, China, Philippines and New Zealand. 

Take a look inside our home:

Ranked Top#3 in Best Places to Work in Australia for the past three years, we offer meaningful, impactful work collaborating and innovating with the best and brightest in a transparent, supportive and fast-paced work environment:

  • Close-knit diverse family of bright, respectful, collaborative members who love to solve problems and jump on new opportunities
  • Strengths-based organisation with in house coaching to help you leverage what makes you special
  • Holistic wellbeing focus with EAP access, meditation room, daily bottomless continental breakfast, fresh fruit and snacks and diversity initiatives and celebrations
  • Inspiring office and location - based in the heart of Sydney CBD, only a few steps from Town Hall Station, with multiple indoor and outdoor collaboration and social areas
  • Social connection focus: Friday socials, 2x big company parties per year and regular and fun teaming activities - we work hard but play hard too!

We value Diversity:

Innovation and collaboration are core values at hipages and are impossible to cultivate without a diverse and inclusive team. We don't expect you to be an expert in all areas, we’re more interested in who you are as a person, a team member and a leader.

Research shows that while men apply for jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other minority groups tend to only apply when they check every box. So if you don't tick every single box above, but you think you would be a great fit for the role we encourage you to apply, we would LOVE to hear from you! 

We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

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