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Site HRBP, Australia in Sydney at PayPal

Date Posted: 3/13/2020

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Job Description

Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 305 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

This HR Business Partner will be based in Sydney to build relationships with managers, employees and site leaders while liaising with the global HR team. Your responsibilities will be broad: people manager development, site engagement and D&I activities, performance and talent management, employee relations, organizational realignment and analytics. Reporting to the HR team plus dotted line to the Australian CEO, the successful candidate will partner across a broad spectrum of HR disciplines including Employee Relations, Talent & Development, Total Rewards, Talent Acquisition and Diversity & Inclusion to drive business outcomes against the execution of our global HR and local site-level priorities.

Core Duties:

  • Be the HR Business Partnering lead for our Australian workforce
  • Partner with the Australian CEO on our Site Culture initiatives
  • Support local deployment of global HR programs such as the annual performance & rewards cycle, talent calibration & reviews and the employee listening survey
  • Own all aspects of basic Employee Relations issues (Corrective Actions etc.)
  • Partner effectively with our Legal Counsel, Workplace Relations and Employee Advocacy Teams
  • Coach managers on individual & team performance
  • Manager Training on performance evaluation, compensation, delivering feedback, HR tools and general best practices
  • Champion of site engagement by partnering with site leaders on culture activity, diversity & inclusion initiatives and solutions to enhance the employee experience
  • Together with the business-aligned HRBPs, you’ll support business reorganizations and restructures
  • Deliver anecdotal and analytical insights
  • Work with, and leverage sales force and our internal tools to drive better efficiency in our processes

Role Profile - The right candidate will:

  • Have Impeccable integrity with personal and professional values that are consistent with PayPal’s
  • Be Results driven individual who can produce outcomes
  • Build credibility and trust with employees across all levels of the site
  • Be an Effective communicator who can tailor their communication style as needed
  • Be a Critical thinker who can navigate through a high degree of complexity and ambiguity
  • Be an Empathetic individual who can coach employees and managers through complex situations

Core Competencies

  • Strong Jurisdictional knowledge of Australian employment law
  • BEAR Regulatory knowledge – practical experience would be deemed favourable
  • Customer Focus
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Communication Skills
  • Agile Multi-Tasker
  • Manager Coaching


This candidate will have at least 6-8 years of relevant HR experience working in Australia.  


Advanced Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration or equivalent experience

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at



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