Human Resources Business Partner


Kilcoy Global Foods is a nature-to-plate company with a footprint spanning Australia, the United States and China. We partner with the world’s food industry to find new and better ways to source; prepare and serve delicious meat and seafood the world loves to eat. We believe our winning culture stems from the quality of our people and the contribution they make to Kilcoy Global Foods every day. We proudly acknowledge the hard work and dedication of our 1700+ employees who are committed to first-class standards, quality and safety. Our Australian operation located in Kilcoy, (one hour north-west of Brisbane) is the largest Grain Fed Beef Producer in Australia. We also have a corporate office in Birtinya on the Sunshine Coast.


This is a newly created role reporting to the Senior HRBP for Operations. You will be providing support across Kilcoy Global Foods Operation Team and contributing to the delivery of HR and Business strategies. Partnering with managers and the wider HR team the HRBP will develop, interpret and analyse HR systems data, to make informed business decisions. This is an opportunity to be a part of a dynamic team and effect change as Kilcoy Global Foods continues to grow.


  • Support operational HR activities, change initiatives and employee engagement
  • Support the broader HR team and HR strategy
  • Provide guidance to Managers and Supervisors on all HR/IR matters
  • Provide HR insights and data to drive performance and culture
  • Provide timely HR reporting and analysis to support partnering with Operations in developing and prioritising HR initiatives
  • Provide support, guidance, and direction to employees in seeking HR support and/or directing them to the appropriate HR team member for assistance
  • Provide professional, timely and seamless front-line HR support, as required
  • Provide administrative support and liaise for HR matters, as required
  • Assist in identifying the need for HR policy review or current policy amendment and then development, or amendment of HR policies
  • Coach Managers to deliver performance, and support performance management processes
  • Support employee engagement initiatives and planning
  • Provide a consistent approach to IR/ER Investigation & management of disciplinary outcomes across the business
  • Support HR activities for change projects which have a people impact
  • Advise Managers on internal queries regarding HR policies/practices/procedures/legislation
  • Involvement in implementation of proactive HR strategies and solutions across the business
  • Support continuous improvement of HR practises
  • Work collaboratively with Talent Acquisition, Organisational Development, Health & Wellbeing and Payroll departments to support business performance


To succeed in this role, you’ll need to bring the following experience and qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field (preferred)
  • 3-5 years at HRBP or HR Advisor/ Officer level or similar
  • Experience in blue collar manufacturing background (preferred)
  • Good knowledge of IR legislation and experience in its application
  • Able to display excellent judgement, drive, and initiative
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, analytical, and organisational skills
  • Good internal and external stakeholder management (essential)
  • Demonstrated experience in line with key responsibilities
  • Proven collaborative, customer focus that develops practical solutions
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills

How to Apply

If you have the right skills and would like to join our company and be part of our success, please complete your details and attach your resume along with a cover letter addressed to Piper Lambourn, Workforce Planning Officer.

Further information can be obtained via our website

We look forward to reviewing your details and will be in touch as soon as possible.

We are an equal opportunity employer and make every effort to select the best qualified individual for the job based on job related qualifications and experiences. Some of the information we collect via your application form and resume is “personal” information as defined by the Privacy Act. All information provided via your application form and resume is treated as confidential.

You may be required to present proof of identification (Driver's Licence, Passport or Birth Certificate). If you have a scanned copy of one of these documents, please attach at least one form of ID to your application. If you are having difficulty attaching documents, please contact the Recruitment Department on (07) 5293 5131 and let us know.

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