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P&C Shared Services Lead

Department:  People and Culture - ANZ

North Strathfield, AU, 2137

Job Function:  People & Culture
Employment Type:  Full time

The Arnott's Group, we are an iconic Australian powerhouse brand, recognised as pioneers in the FMCG market both locally and globally. Undergoing a period of extensive brand growth and strategic evolution, this is an exciting time to help own and shape our iconic legacy.


Our business is growing, so we have a newly created People & Culture Shared Services Leader opportunity available.


As we are now a standalone business, we are on a journey towards building a leading-edge employee experience.  This role, focusing on the foundations of employee experience, will be instrumental is this.  This is an exciting time to join Arnott’s as we continue evolve our function.


We are looking for a People & Culture Shared Services Leader who is passionate about the HR industry and has strong change management experience.  You will join a high performing team and help drive high-impact strategies to influence the growth landscape and aspirations for The Arnott’s Group. You thrive in a fast-paced environment, are driven by finding solutions and action orientated.


Reporting to the Chief People Officer, the People & Culture Shared Services Lead plays an important & varied role in delivering value to the business. Your responsibilities will include:



Manage the day to day P&C operations

  • Provide strong people leadership to the team of experienced professionals.
  • Manage vendors and service providers to ensure SLA delivery. 
  • Leverage SuccessFactors, PowerBI and other tools to
    • Convert data into people-related insights.
    • Deliver key quarterly reports detailing People Operations metrics.
  • Review, interpret, administer, and ensure compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws, and Arnott’s Group procedures.
  • Collaborate across the P&C ANZ team to ensure the delivery of a leading employee experience.
  • Ensure processes are documented and kept up to date.
  • Lead and provide visa and sponsorship guidance.

Transform our processes, systems & the employee experience

  • Partner with IT colleagues & external vendors to enhance our technology & deliver the SuccessFactors technology roadmap. 
  • Partner with the Payroll Strategic Program, Governance & Compliance Lead to evolve ANZ payroll function in line with global approach. 
  • Work to streamline and improve onboarding/off-boarding processes, HR data management and reporting.
  • Contribute to the continuous development and optimisation of people policies, systems, and procedures to reflect market best practice and legislative requirements.


The ingredients to be successful:

  • 10+ years of experience in progressive Human Resources positions, with a depth of experience in HR operations (including payroll).
  • People leadership experience.
  • Experience with SuccessFactors, Kronos, Preceda highly regarded.
  • Comfortable moving from the transactional to the strategic.
  • Resilience, agility, collaboration, priority setting and change orientation (challenging the status quo is a must).
  • Knowledge of Australian HR/labour laws & modern awards (NZ knowledge highly regarded).
  • Good working knowledge of payroll and its complexities.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent job experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing sensitive and complex people related matters.
  • A successful track record in change management.


Compensation and Benefits

This is a unique opportunity to work with the best talent in the industry, reporting into highly respected leaders in a business that empowers their people. For your contribution to the business you will be remunerated with a competitive package with an additional suite of benefits.


The Arnott’s Group unites a collection of leading consumer brands connected by our purpose to create delicious moments. We recognise that creating delicious moments for a diverse range of consumers I only possible if our workforce reflects the consumers we serve. We are an equal opportunity employer – because it’s right for our consumers, our business, and our brand.


*We do not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies


So, if you’re up for a challenge and ready for some real life, on the ground experience – this is the right opportunity for you!  Make sure you click APPLY NOW!