Job description

About the team

The People & Corporate Affairs unit integrates the enterprise strategy, people, government affairs, communications and sustainability functions to enable the competitiveness and strengthen the internal and external reputation of the AMP group. As a collective unit, People & Corporate Affairs has a custodian role for the AMP purpose.

Within the People function, the Organisational Development & People Partnering division is responsible for organisation design, talent, people partnering, culture & capability frameworks and development. Together, this division enables AMP to have the right people in the right roles at the right time to deliver on its purpose and strategic objectives.

The People Partnering teams are accountable for implementing enterprise and business unit specific people strategies. Drawing upon enterprise frameworks they partner with key business stakeholders to ensure strategic implementation across (but not limited to):

  • Organisational design and implementation
  • Cultural development, including employee engagement
  • Performance management and optimisation
  • Talent management
  • Ensuring the business has the right capability in the right places to execute its strategy

People Partners work closely with the Centre of Expertise (CoE) teams and across the People function to provide strategic insights and input into the design and development of programs and initiatives, reflecting client group challenges and requirements.

Purpose of the role
The People Partner will work with a dedicated portfolio of businesses to:

  • Implement enterprise and business unit specific people strategies;
  • Partner with the leaders to drive the AMP people strategy and local area initiatives;
  • Contribute to the business strategy through proactive insights to business leaders around people and organisational aspects that impact or have the potential to impact the performance of the business;
  • Provide strategic insights and input into the design and development of CoE strategic initiatives, reflecting client group challenges and requirements.

This role forms a key part of the broader People function that fosters an environment where People teams collaborate and leverage their shared capability to deliver on the AMP people and business growth strategies. The role plays a significant part in ensuring the success and reputation of the People function within AMP.

Main focus areas

  • Coach, consult and advise senior business leaders on the delivery of the enterprise people initiatives and local business unit initiatives which improve the performance of the business.
  • Work collaboratively to integrate business unit level strategies with enterprise people strategies.
  • Draw on enterprise frameworks and tools to lead the development and implementation of organisational design for portfolio of business areas.
  • Partner with CoE teams (eg Talent, Culture & Capability, Reward) and P&C Specialists to ensure the design, development and delivery of strategic people initiatives to meet business needs
  • Use data-driven insights to generate relevant feedback and outside-in thinking through continually evaluating and sharing best in class ideas and market intelligence to enhance how the People function delivers optimal service to the business and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure a sustainable pipeline of talent within your portfolio of businesses to meet the current and future needs of AMP.
  • Identify critical risks and issues that relate to the People strategy, people initiatives and business unit activities, developing mitigation  strategies and escalating where required.
  • Proactively connect and work with peers within the People function in AMP and AMP Capital to develop and drive an enterprise view of People partnering.

Experience required

  • Diverse experience across the People function, ideally with exposure to remuneration, talent, leadership, organisational capability, culture and/or organisational and behavioural change
  • Demonstrated experience implementing enterprise and business unit specific people strategies.
  • Experience presenting to and influencing leaders
  • Commercial experience in a business role would be an advantage.

Role specific capabilities required (complement to AMP Core and Leadership capabilities)

  • Influence – Creating and executing influence strategies that persuade key and senior level stakeholders to take action that will advance shared interests and business goals. Situational awareness with a natural ability to adjust style to suit the situation
  • Ability to leverage commercial acumen to translate the link between people and business strategy, acting as a catalyst and agitator for change where required.
  • Passion for data-driven, continuous improvement, showing an unrelenting focus to remove or minimise bureaucracy and unnecessary administration or procedure.
  • Strong personal judgement and issue resolution capability, with the ability to make sound decisions in a changing commercial and people environment
  • Willingness and capability to respectfully challenge assumptions and paradigms, think expansively and encouraging the same in others
  • Learning and growth mindset, with the willingness and ability to quickly build knowledge and understanding when faced with new information or challenges.
  • Planning and organising – establishing courses of action for self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently.

The AMP promise 
Our company was founded in 1849 on a simple promise – to provide financial security so people could live with dignity. Our promise is to help people own tomorrow.

Helping people: it’s why we began 170 years ago, and why we continue. Helping people own tomorrow is a powerful purpose. It has the capacity to make us the company that so many people trust and recommend that we become Australia’s and New Zealand’s favourite financial services company.

AMP’s culture – bringing our Promise to life
Our Promise is to help people own tomorrow, and our culture of Integrity, Help and Performance bring our Promise and customer experience to life.

AMP fosters an inclusive, safe working environment where employees can speak up, diverse perspectives are heard, and mistakes are owned, remediated and learned from. The culture of Integrity is grounded in the AMP Code of Conduct.

Our customers are at the core of AMP’s culture, referred to as a culture of Help. Customer feedback gathered through the Net Promoter System is reviewed by over 1,200 employees and 130 teams across the business on a weekly basis and actions are undertaken to deliver better customer outcomes. We have six simple AMP Practices of Help that outline how we all contribute to customer outcomes.

AMP employees understand how their work contributes to the strategy and creates customer value. Accountability, learning, strategic management and agility are important ways in which AMP operates to achieve its growth ambitions.

Leaders make a critical contribution to the culture by thinking beyond today and creating clarity for others, being accountable, caring for people, setting and achieving high standards, and empowering and developing people.

AMP’s performance philosophy
Perform@AMP is based on the philosophy that performance means “always learning and improving together” and is underpinned by employees and leaders having frequent, quality conversations throughout the year. Our philosophy focuses on behaviours, not just results, and performance is assessed on a range of factors.

Inclusion and diversity
AMP welcomes people with all kinds of life and work experiences. Our individual differences – and collective strength – make for great employee, customer and business outcomes.

  • What unique insights could you bring to the AMP team?
  • What flexibility arrangement will ensure you can perform at your best?

The deal

  • 3 days – if you would prefer 2 then we’re open to discussing this too.
  • This is a job-share arrangement with someone else in the team who is working 3 days
  • Location: Sydney CBD
  • Start ASAP

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