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Facebook HR Business Partner in Sydney, Australia


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


Facebook is seeking an HR Business Partner to support our team across Australia/New Zealand and APAC. The ideal candidate will contribute at both hands-on and strategic levels to cultivate an amazing and innovative Facebook culture as it scales. This is a full-time role based out of our Sydney office.

Required Skills:

  1. Partner with the leadership team and develop a solid understanding of the business environment and from that provide strategic business partnership & coaching to senior executives as well as a strong people vision

  2. Deliver on this vision through targeted initiatives including strategic planning, visioning, change management and team building, all underpinned by sound data driven insight

  3. Build a strong people vision for team and create strong cross-functional partnerships to deliver on that vision

  4. Proactively assess team, manager, organizational development needs, make recommendations, and implement appropriate Manage key HR processes in close partnership with people managers (e.g. performance cycle, employee engagement survey action planning etc.)

  5. Integrate and partner with regional & global HR leaders in the Recruiting, Learning & Development, Compensation, Legal, and HR Programs teams to implement solutions and help scale the business solutions

  6. Coach managers and help them drive effective career conversations, develop their teams by educating them on the FB career framework, tools and provide guidance on career plans/training plans based on individual goals and the goals of the group and/or geography

  7. Focus relentlessly on scaling our culture across the organization as part of our sustained growth plans

  8. Manage and facilitate the overall Performance Summary Cycle and employee engagement survey throughout the year

  9. Partner closely with regional HR partners on global strategy and execution

  10. Work closely with our Employee Relations Partners, supporting employee relations issues as needed

  11. Design and facilitate team and offsite meetings as needed

  12. Participate and lead projects as an integral member of the extended HR community

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 10+ years experience in a HR Business Partner or equivalent role

  2. Demonstrates solid judgment and experience assessing risk relative to the business

  3. Demonstrates project management and change management experience

  4. Effective communication and problem solving skills

  5. Demonstrated empathy and experience driving inclusion work

  6. Experience learning and thriving in a constantly changing environment and to cultivate relationships across teams

  7. Experience using data to identify insights that drive action

  8. Experience helping global and/or matrixed organizations scale

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. BA/BS degree preferred

Industry: Internet