Full Time Job

HR Manager


Melbourne, Australia 06-03-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Framestore is a multi Oscar-winning creative studio, working with some
of the greatest storytellers in film today. Collaborating with directors and producers across the complete filmmaking process to help design, plan and create beautiful images, we focus on finding innovative creative solutions to support their vision and set new standards for visual effects in cinema. Framestore combines talent and technology to bring life to everything we create, whether in film, TV, advertising or immersive experiences. Driven by creativity and inspired by the future, we set out every day to reframe the possible.
Our Melbourne studio has an exciting opportunity for an HR Manager who will ensure the provision of generalist Human Resources expertise to the studio, acting as key business partner to the Head of Studio and and other members of the management team and crewing/talent functions. They will also work closely with the global HR team and report to the Head of HR, UK & Australia who is based in London to ensure consistency of employee experience across our Framestore offices.

Key Responsibilities:

Employee Relations
• The HR Manager will bring strong Employee Relations experience and be up to date with Victorian and federal employment law
• Act as key business partner to the local Head of Studio and other managers
• Provide advice and expertise to management at all levels on employee relation, performance management and other HR related matters
• Ensure legal compliance and balance with commercial priorities
• Support employees at all levels with HR related queries and requests for information
• Design and maintain HR policies that are legally compliant and support the business
• Ensure team members are supported throughout their career at Framestore from point of offer, onboarding, through career development and progression

• Lead, inspire and manage the small HR team in Melbourne
• Provide guidance and support to the team on specific issues and projects
• Provide team members with the opportunities for growth and development

• Maintain knowledge of immigration policies and plans and work with HR and Immigration Specialist colleagues, to provide immigration support to crewing teams in the business area
• Work with the external immigration specialist to ensure work visas are processed and delegate tasks to the HR Coordinator

Compensation & Benefits
• Undertake salary benchmarking/surveys and analysis, as required
• Work with Head of HR and other HR colleagues to develop strategies to improve the company's compensation and benefits offering
• Work with the global HR team and the Head of Studio to build out benefits packages for the Melbourne team

HR Systems
• Oversee the roll out of the new HR system (Hi Bob) working with the Global HRIS manager and the HR Coordinator
• Oversee training and support to Managers and employees on system usage
• Learning and Development
• In partnership with Head of HR, undertake an annual training needs analysis for soft skills and management skills
• Provide management workshops on core areas such as performance, appraisal, absence etc
• Work with the Training Team (global) to scope out training requirements and organise training programmes

Legal Compliance

Ensure our policies and procedures are legally compliant and review on an annual basis

• Previous experience in an HR Manager/Business Partner role
• Extensive Employee Relations experience
• Sound knowledge of Victorian and federal employment law
• Previous experience managing a team
• Experience operating within a creative or technical business
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Diplomatic with good negotiation skills
• Strong leadership skills and ability to movitate team members to achieve their goals and objectives
• Adopts a flexible approach, and adapts style to suit different situations and people
• Ability to work with members of the team, sharing information and working collaboratively to achieve team objectives
• Acts as an ambassador for the team both internally and externally
• Identifies issues and works effectively to implement sound solutions
• Ability to work under pressure
• Ability to work with people at all levels
• Ability to deal with difficult situations in a calm and professional manner
• Highly organised and methodical

• Previous experience within the visual effects/film production sector
• Knowledge of immigration processes
• Degree and/or business qualification in HRM or equivalent

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re6zq7-44-211-26-178-42 in your application.