General information

All posting locations: Southbank, Victoria, Australia, Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand

Job Function: 09 - HR

Date Published: 25-May-2023

Ref #: R-70385

Description & Requirements

The Senior HR Advisor (Corporate- Commercial and Operations) is responsible for providing best practice human resources advice and support to the business to enable the C&C + Operations functions to meet its business goals.

To lead HR initiatives in conjunction with the HR Business Partner’s in order to drive the people strategies.

The role requires the ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation- support the people agenda and implement best practice across Australia and New Zealand.



  • Support with business partnering a function or small sub function (blue collar merchandisers – approx. 125 PTE- Field Sales NZ – approx. 30 FTE and Foodservice – approx. 80 FTE) in which you will be responsible for driving the people agenda- including: leading all employee relations (ER)- compensation activity (merit- bonus and wage increases)- OPR- Engagement- MBO and other ad hoc activities people activities.

  • Maintain strong relationships functional leaders in order to effectively influence and co-create people solutions. Coaching and driving strong people engagement.

Onboarding / Offboarding:

  • Support with recruitment by interviewing- updating trackers and processing new hires for your population.

  • Co-run the ANZ monthly inductions and seek continuous improvement

Reporting- Workday and Employee Data:

  • Support HRBP and P&P Leadership team with time to hire metrics- gender splits- OPR adherence and GLINT analysis.

  • Support with GLINT data analysis to review learnings- feedback and implantation of action plan.

Centre of Excellence (COE):

  • Partner with the COE streams to support driving best practice initiatives.

  • Work closely with the rewards team to ensure all benefits are up to date and look for new opportunities.

About you:

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

  • Experience working as an HR Advisor or Coordinator.

  • Proven ability to partner with stakeholders.

  • Attention to detail and high accuracy skills.

  • Excellent customer service skills.

  • Strong problem skills.

  • Ability to work within a team environment.

Benefits Program:

  • Hybrid Working- flexibility around when and where you work.

  • Gatherings - monthly drinks & nibbles- End of Year Celebration.

  • Wellbeing - annual health checks & flu shots- onsite wellbeing sessions & webinars.

  • Volunteering – volunteer with a community agency of your choice.

  • Parental Leave - 12 weeks paid parental leave for primary caregivers.

  • In-house training programs - Access to our online learning platform- Ownerversity for continuous learning and development.

  • Career Development - Opportunity to be mentored by excellent leaders and have on-the-job skill development and coaching.

  • Cultural Leave - Two days paid leave per calendar year for the purpose of fulfilling or observing religious- ceremonial or culturally significant days.

The Kraft Heinz Company Australia & New Zealand is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces- promotes and values diversity and inclusion. Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds hesitate to apply for roles if they feel they don’t meet 100% of the criteria. So- if this opportunity excites you and you think you have skills and experience that can add value (even if not specified)- please don’t hesitate to apply!


Our Wattie's (Kraft Heinz) team in New Zealand are the proud recipients of the 2022 HRD Excellence Awards for Employer of Choice and Human Resources Team of the Year!

About Us

Kraft Heinz is a global food company with a delicious heritage. With iconic and emerging food and beverage brands around the world, we deliver the best taste, fun and quality to every meal table we touch. We’re on a mission to disrupt not only our own business, but the global food industry. A consumer obsession and unexpected partnerships fuel our progress as we drive innovation across every part of our company.

Around the world, our people are connected by a culture of ownership, agility and endless curiosity. We also believe in being good humans, who are working to improve our company, communities, and planet. We’re proud of where we’ve been – and even more thrilled about where we’re headed – as we nourish the world and lead the future of food.

Why Us

We grow our people to grow our business. We champion great people who bring ambition, curiosity, and high performance to the table as the guardians of our beloved and nostalgic brands. Good isn't good enough. We choose greatness every day by challenging the ordinary and making bold decisions. All while celebrating our wins - and our failures – as we work together to lead the future of food.

Challenging the status quo takes talent. We invest in your purpose and potential by developing skills and nurturing strengths that leave a legacy on our business and a lasting impact on your career. Because great people make great companies, and we’re growing something great here at Kraft Heinz.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.