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This is a Regional Human Resources Manager role for Australia & New Zealand with Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering end-to-end HR services as a standalone country lead, including talent acquisition and onboarding, employee relations and performance management, global programs, and HR project coordination. The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent, 8+ years of previous experience in HR in a fast-paced, globally matrixed environment, strong employment compliance knowledge, exceptional communication skills, and experience with WorkDay system. This role offers a comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, savings and investments, educational resources, maternity benefit, discounts on products and services, and more. Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job description

Why PlayStation?

PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play — it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Plus, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

Regional Human Resources Manager (Australia & New Zealand)

Sydney, Australia (hybrid)

You are a People specialist. You instinctively build relationships and bridge gaps. You equally excel at onboarding new hires, addressing employee queries and coaching leaders. You enjoy the challenge of working on local projects as well as global initiatives. You look forward to partnering with peers around the world to deliver phenomenal experiences for employees. You are also an expert on Australian & New Zealand employment laws to properly advise your teammates. If you love helping people, have a strong bias for action, and a natural curiosity to learn new things, we need you on our dynamic HR APAC team.

Principal Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Deliver end-to-end HR services as a standalone country lead.
  • Own ANZ talent acquisition and onboarding including newcomer orientation, contract generation, work pass applications, and background checks.
  • Assist ANZ Managers in resolving all employee relations and performance management matters.
  • Partner with HR Business Partners to deliver global programs within ANZ including total rewards; learning & development; talent management; and diversity, equity & inclusion.
  • Serve as a Regional HR project coordinator on global and APAC projects including areas such as HR Policy development, system migrations, payroll transformation, and annual budget planning.
  • Work in a hyperscale environment, and coordinate with team members across multiple time zones, respond promptly to requests, and maintain alignment with project milestones and goals.

Required Knowledge / Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Successful track record of partnering with senior leaders
  • 8+ years previous experience in HR in a fast-paced, globally matrixed environment
  • Strong employment compliance knowledge with ability to interpret and guide employment matters, manage grievances, and investigations in alignment with local employment law and regulations
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, with proven ability to effectively collaborate and engage with colleagues across all levels of the organization.
  • Experience and familiarity with WorkDay system is useful 

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes industry leading healthcare, savings and investments, educational resources, maternity benefit, discounts on products and services, EAP, employee referral bonuses and more!

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.

Location: Australia, Sydney

Country: Australia

Date found: 2023-03-01

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