Brown-Forman HR Coordinator Sydney-12 month Contract, Part Time (3 days/week) in Sydney, Australia

Job Description:

Scope of Position: 12 month Contract role (3 days/week)

Responsible for assisting and supporting the Brown-Forman Australia HR team of 3, with an employee population of approximately 135 full time employees. This position will support the HR Mangers in all areas of HR including but not limited to general administration, maintaining the HR system, coordinating initiatives, employee relations and training.


  • Maintain general HR administration;

  • Maintain and update all salaried employee information in Workday including coordinating and administering the new hire process;

  • Manage the on-boarding of new employees;

  • Provide HR advice and general counselling to employees on a confidential basis as required;

  • Understand and interpret relevant workplace agreements and policies that are in current use;

  • Assist the with the annual performance management, Engagement survey and Talent management process;

  • Provide reporting support;

  • Provide support for HR project work as needed;

  • Deliver HR related training;

  • Provide assistance with Work, Health & Safety and our Wellbeing program in the form of rolling out the initiatives;

  • Provide support with worker’s compensation and return-to-work

Qualifications & Requirements

Must Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business or related field

  • 1-3 years Human Resources experience.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Federal and State labor laws and regulations.

  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.

  • Proficient knowledge operating PC, utilizing business software. Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new software skills.

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills. Ability to interact effectively with all levels within the company. Ability to deal with emotional situations with tact and professionalism.

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information

Preferred Requirements:

  • Experience in drinks industry

  • HRIS system experience i.e. Workday

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About Brown-Forman:

Brown-Forman, founded in 1870, is a diversified producer and marketer of fine quality beverage alcohol brands. Headquartered in Louisville, KY, Brown-Forman currently employs about 4,000 people and has offices or facilities in 30 cities across the globe. Starting in the mid-1950s, the company began a series of acquisitions that would place it among the top 10 largest spirits companies in the world, selling its brands in more than 135 countries across the globe. These include many of the most well-known and best-loved wines and spirits brands, including Jack Daniel’s, Finlandia Vodka, Old Forester, Woodford Reserve, Herradura and el Jimador Tequilas, and Korbel champagnes. For more information about the company, please visit

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Brown-Forman Corporation is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is the policy of Brown-Forman Corporation to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical mental disability or any other legally protected status.

Business Area: ANZSEA

City: Sydney

State: Int'l

Country: Australia

Req Type: Exempt

AutoReqId: 3921BR