HR Manager, Luxury Furniture, Sydney


NOW HIRING| An HR Manager for this High-end furniture brand based in Alexandria. With a focus on elevated design and sustainability – this brand is the design destination and services architects, interior designers, design enthusiasts and those more. With services across Contract, Corporate, Retail and Online this is a key support role that reports to the CFO.





Supported by a National Training Coordinator this role will have a key focus on driving culture projects, development of a recently implemented HRIS system ensuring capability is utilised across the business, growing and developing talent within the business with a strong focus on L&D.


This business has a headcount of around 90 and growing, they have maintained stability throughout COVID and with showrooms across Australia they are a leader in their field.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Development and implementation of an effective recruitment strategy

  • Management of the PIPER HRS, increasing utilisation by all employees

  • Maintain an effective exit interview process and action plans to address deficiencies identified

  • Development and maintenance of company HR policies and procedures, including compliance with key standards such as Code of Conduct and Workplace Health & Safety

  • Development of an Employer of Choice methodology that will attract and retain talent

  • Development & management of Company Intranet & associated knowledge databases

  • Responsibility for the Onboarding & Training program, directly managing the National Training Coordinator to achieve their primary responsibilities

  • Development and improvement of an effective onboarding program aligned with the customer service methodology

  • Accountability for completion of Performance Management and Annual review process

  • Review of annual Performance and Skill reviews to identify and resolve training gaps

  • Development of a positive work environment and working with department heads to address cultural deficiencies or departures from company values

  • Roll out of annual staff engagement survey


Preferred Experience and Skills

  • Degree qualified in relevant HR or Business discipline from a retail/wholesale/importer ideally

  • 3+ years’ experience in a HR generalist or business partnering role.

  • Sound experience in industrial relations with strong working knowledge of industrial and employee relations.

  • Very responsive and has an innate desire to help others.

  • Strategic thinker. Able to provide strategic advice, develop options, analyse risks, make good judgements, and solve problems.

  • Able to develop highly effective working relationships by building credibility, respect and rapport with internal and external networks.

  • A clear thinker, calm and a strong leader; someone who works well in a collaborative setting yet will take initiative and drive results independently.

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

  • Proven recruitment capabilities, people development and leadership accomplishments.

  • Creative, resourceful, and pragmatic with a positive ‘can do’ and solution-focused attitude.

  • Proficient in the use of Google Suite tools as well as MS tools including Excel, PowerPoint & Word

  • Experience using HRIS systems such as Elmo


This is a great opportunity to partner with a luxury business based in Sydney. For more information please contact me directly angela@thetalentmill.com.au