HR Business Partner

Human Resources North Sydney Full-time Australia

Job Description

Are you an experienced HR Professional with a passion for coffee? If you thrive in a dynamic environment where you have the flexibility to adapt global HR strategy to local business objectives, then this is an exciting opportunity for you! As the HR Business Partner for JDE Australia, you will play a crucial role in driving HR initiatives across the business and partnering with our leaders to enable performance and growth. This is a permanent full-time position based in both our North Sydney head office, and our roastery in Kingsgrove.

In this role, you will:

  • Provide strategic and operational HR support to the business.
  • Drive talent acquisition, retention, and development activities such as recruitment, onboarding, training, and succession planning.
  • Manage employee relations and ensure compliance with local laws and regulations.
  • Develop and implement HR policies, programs and strategies that support business objectives.


For this role as a HR Business Partner, we’re looking for someone who has the following skills and experience:

  • You have demonstrated experience as an HR Business Partner.
  • A strong understanding of HR principles, local laws and regulations, and best practices.
  • Complex stakeholder engagement and management skills.
  • Proven experience managing employee relations.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to drive change and innovation.

Additional Information


What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary with options for additional contributions to your super and a bonus opportunity.
  • Support, training, and an extensive onboarding program.
  • Hybrid working – up to 2 days a week working from home #LI-Hybrid.
  • Summertime hours: finish at 3 PM on Fridays during the daylight-saving months.
  • Delicious coffee and tea on-site and quarterly free staff orders of your favourite coffee and tea brands.
  • Free parking at our Kingsgrove office.
  • Career development opportunities.

If you think you're up for a new challenge just like this, please grab a cuppa, brush up your CV and apply now (it's really easy, we promise). Short cover letters (in the Message section) outlining your motivation to join JDE Peet’s in this role are greatly appreciated. If you have any questions you'd like to ask before applying, feel free to send an e-mail to Note: no applications are handled via e-mail.


Our DE&I Statement

At JDE Peet’s we aim to create a better future where we authentically serve, reflect, and embrace everyone. We believe in fostering a more diverse, equitable and inclusive organisation where everyone feels comfortable to truly be who they are and unleash their full potential. This means we do not tolerate discrimination on the basis of our race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, age, disability, or any other trait protected by law.

Throughout the entire employee lifecycle, we place DE&I at the core of our people processes. This enables us to drive objectivity and eliminate any potential bias, ensuring an inclusive experience in the workplace. Do not hesitate to reach out if you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process.


The future of work is hybrid, with both office and home playing an important role. At JDE Peet's, we value meeting colleagues in the office to unleash the possibilities of coffee and tea together and we enjoy our focus time when working from home. Join us and you will experience both. Because it’s amazing what happens over a cup of coffee.

#unleashyourpossibility #acupofamazing #LI-Hybrid

Who we are?

JDE Peet’s is the world's leading pure-play coffee and tea company, serving approximately 4,200 cups of coffee or tea per second, and is headquartered in the Netherlands. For more than 265 years, we’ve been inspired by the belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee. We unleash the possibilities of coffee and tea in more than 100 countries with a portfolio of over 50 brands including Australian favourites such as Moccona, L’OR, Harris, Campos, Piazza D’Oro, Espresso di Manfredi, Pickwick and more. In 2022, JDE Peet’s generated total sales of 13.5 billion AUD and employed a global workforce of more than 20,000 employees.

What’s it like to work at JDE Peet’s?

We offer our people a range of learning and development programs to support their personal growth and we believe that a diverse and inclusive culture enables us to serve every coffee and tea lover in the best way possible. We care about our environment and have a sustainability program in place called Common Grounds which focuses on Responsible Sourcing, Minimised Footprint and Connected People. We’re striving to use 100% responsibly sourced coffee and green packaging and achieve gender balance in management by 2025 while reducing our emissions.

Apply to unleash a cup of amazing for your career. Unleash your possibility!

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