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People Experience Manager

People Experience | Melbourne City, Victoria, Australia | Contract

Job Description

IDP Education Limited is a top ASX listed company.  We are a global leader in international education services, with core business in student placement, digital marketing, English-language testing, and training across a global network.  

IDP is evolving rapidly.  This is an exciting opportunity and time to join us, as you support IDP through a continued period of significant growth and transformation, now and into the future.   We are transforming to build a globally connected community to guide and support international students along their journey to achieve their lifelong learning and career aspirations.  If you share our passion for creating great customer experiences and thrive in an innovative culture, then join us and contribute to our growth plans.  

About the Role

Reporting to the Global Head of People Experience, we have an exciting opportunity for a senior HR professional to join our team for a fixed term contract.  

In this role you will be responsible for planning and implementing a diverse range of projects and initiatives that deliver a great experience for our teams and enhance our high-performance culture. This includes performance and capability, systems, recognition and engagement programs.

We have a significant digital program underway so you will use your HRIS experience to contribute to the delivery of our HR systems priorities.

You will be responsible for preparing project status updates for senior business stakeholders and developing material to enable decisions at a senior level.

You will also utilise your HR knowledge and experience to provide strategic and operational advice to our leaders, teams and stakeholders. We are a global organisation so you will be engaging with colleagues across the regions we operate in.

This position is for a 4-month contract, with the possibility for extension, and is to start immediately.

The successful candidate will be:

  • A senior HR generalist, with knowledge and demonstrated experience delivering HR solutions across the employee lifecycle
  • Extensive experience in leading planning and implementation of projects or work streams, including cross functional collaboration and managing stakeholders across different geographies
  • A trusted advisor who is skilled at coaching and supporting leaders, teams and stakeholders
  • Highly experienced with HRIS systems, preferably SuccessFactors
  • Skilled at preparing written project status updates and material for senior business stakeholders
  • An influencer and communicator, with the ability to build and manage effective relationships within a fast paced, global organization.


IDP Education’s ongoing success comes from our highly committed and caring employees around the globe.  We encourage teamwork in order to leverage our people's diverse talents and expertise through effective collaboration and cooperation throughout our business.

We strive to provide a working environment where people are encouraged to excel, be creative and seek new ways to solve problems, take initiative, generate opportunities and be accountable for their actions.

We believe in developing dynamic, inclusive work places that encourage and celebrate cultural differences and views, and provide opportunities for personal, professional and career development all around the world. We respect diversity in our people: their ideas, work styles and perspectives as well as offering flexibility to ensure employees enjoy a satisfying balance of work and personal life.