Title:  People & Capability Partner - QLD/NT


Brisbane Airport, Queensland, AU

About us

At Officeworks we make bigger things happen. Our customers, our team, and our community are our heart and soul. And if our brilliant people have taught us anything, it is that we can do all kinds of incredible things, each and every day.

Fast paced. Innovative. Inspiring. With more than 8000 team members and a national footprint of more than 165 retail stores Australia wide – we’re focused on delivering a wide range, low price and great service. We’re about inspiring new ideas and thinking outside the box. We’re about kicking goals, having a laugh and pushing each other. We are about being rewarded and supported. We’re about teaching a customer something new and supporting the community. We’re about making a difference.

About the role


We have an exciting opportunity for a People & Capability Partner to join our People team on a permanent basis. Reporting to the People & Capability Manager for QLD/WA/NT region, your key focus is to support  the QLD and NT regions translating business requirements into effective people outcomes across functions that are aligned to business objectives for our Stores and Business to Business Sales teams. This role will work with key stakeholders to deliver value added people initiatives in line with the needs and priorities of business. Furthermore, you will work closely and proactively as an integral part of the People Team and play a key role in our People Strategy and Team Member experience.


Key result areas include:

  • Support the People & Capability Manager on implementing organisational change initiatives including partnering with people leaders to embed change and support our leaders to overcome impacts of change.
  • Build and drive key projects in the People team that deliver on our People team strategy and Team Member Experience
  • Partner with People leaders as they take accountability for the effective delivery of people strategies including aligning performance, capability, engagement and talent initiatives to the business strategy.
  • Support and embed people strategies and activities that attract, develop and retain talent to deliver on the strategic direction of People Plan.
  • Deliver day to day coaching and advice to Officeworks people leaders on employee relations matters.
  • Support activities that build leadership capability across the client group.

About you

Our ideal candidate will currently be working in a multi -site HR role with established business partner principles.  You will understand the importance of creating culture within a business to drive success and be focussed on building key relationships with stakeholders. Your influencing skills will set you apart against other applicants and your communication style can be flexed to a broad audience. You will thrive in a fast-paced, flexible environment and be passionate about working in a customer-orientated retail business

Our culture

It’s all in a day’s work when you’re part of the Officeworks community – where you’re not defined by who you are, but what you can do. We celebrate our teams’ uniqueness by offering the below to the Officeworks family:

  • An inclusive, diverse, and supportive environment.
  • Flexible working arrangements to best support your individual needs.
  • A key focus on wellbeing and safety.
  • Generous discounts at Officeworks, Bunnings, Kmart, Target and Catch.
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities to progress your career.
  • Industry leading Growing Families policy and access to Circle In portal for Working Families.


At Officeworks, we operate best when our team represents the communities we serve. We proudly commit to providing a safe and supportive work environment for everyone. We actively encourage applications from all candidates, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people with disabilities.

Officeworks is a ‘Circle Back Initiative’ employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.


Officeworks  requires all new team members to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (unless they have a medical exemption). This recognises that governments in a number of jurisdictions have already mandated vaccinations for people working in retail and is about creating a safer workplace for team, customers and the community.