Human Resources Generalist at Southern Plants

Southern Plantsis hiring people as Human Resources Generalist. The Selected person will be earn at least Undisclosed AUD per month. There are also many more opportunities. Read the entire post carefully to know all the details related to this job.
PostingHuman Resources Generalist
Job EmployerSouthern Plants
LocationConsulting & Generalist HR
Job SectorConsulting & Generalist HR

Southern Plants is a progressive wholesale nursery experiencing exciting growth on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula. Our focus is our people, sustainability, new technology and continuous improvement. 


The Role:

A true generalist with a wide variety of experience across all HR functions. This role would suit an advisor or someone ready to move to that level.

The successful candidate will take full ownership of this rare opportunity to drive the people and culture function in this stand alone HR role. Be supported by a nursery administration team of 8 while adapting to the role.

Working closely with the Operations Managers and reporting to the General Manager, this is an exciting opportunity for a candidate with a lens for change and continuous improvement. You’ll play a pivotal role in providing advice, support and assistance to the leadership team and our workforce of 80 employees and contractors. 

We are flexible in our approach and are looking to fill a hybrid Part Time 22hrs pw to Full Time 38hrs pw. 

School hours onsite in your own private office in Dromana or work from home, structure your week for a work/life balance we proudly support.



  • Spring/Seasonal Recruitment drives 
  • Employee lifecycle & HRIS management
  • Performance management & annual reviews including L&D plans
  • HR budgeting and rostering 
  • Supporting key stakeholders with all people related management and ER/IR queries
  • Detailed understanding of:
    • Employment legislation 
    • Award interpretation
    • Industrial relations
  • Payroll processing & Superannuation reporting obligations
  • Workforce planning
  • Culture building and retention strategies
  • Review and implement HR policies and procedures
  • Champion the workplace safety digital platform driving a positive safe work culture & OH&S meetings coordination. 
  • RTW Coordination when cases present themselves
  • Implement COVID guidance from government and health departments across the business


About you:

  • This role will be ideal for a well-rounded HR generalist, with a vast experience. 
  • Preferably in an agriculture/horticulture, warehouse, manufacturing, wholesale OR logistics industry (but not essential).
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in Human Resources  
  • Preferably operated at an advisor level or ready to move to that level.
  • Tertiary qualifications in human resources or equivalent.
  • Exceptional emotional intelligence
  • High level of organisation and attention to detail
  • Detailed communicator and able to build rapport across all levels of stakeholders


What’s on offer:

You will have the opportunity to contribute to an exciting and influential role within the business, with genuine work-life balance, working 3-5 days per week. Part Time or Full Time, let us know what works for you as we are flexible. 

We also offer a hybrid work set up, with the ability to structure your week to suit your lifestyle.

We have additional paid holidays for Birthday and Christmas Party days. Along with regular provided company lunches and morning teas. 

If you believe you have what it takes to grab this opportunity with both hands then, we would love to hear from you! Please apply through the Seek advertisement by submitting your resume and cover letter addressing why you think you would be most suitable for the job.

All short-listed applicants will be asked to consent to a police check and must provide a COVID-19 digital certificate under the current Victorian Government requirements for essential industries.

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