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HR Officer

Australia’s largest inflight caterer, we are chosen by many of the world’s airlines for our fresh award-winning meals and outstanding service.


With a geographically diverse footprint, we employ over 4,000 people across 9 cities, produce over 64 million meals and service over 246 thousand flights each year.


Offering a suite of services, we are more than an inflight caterer.  We also manage buy-on-board catering programs, provide inflight retail solutions, operate airport lounges and provide readymade meal manufacturing for export, airline and non-airline markets.


Parent company dnata - part of the Emirates Group – is one of the world’s largest air services providers. Established in 1959, the company ensures the aviation industry operates smoothly and efficiently in 127 airports. Offering ground handling, cargo, travel, and inflight catering services in 85 countries across six continents, dnata is a trusted partner for over 270 airline customers around the world.


The Opportunity


This part-time (2-days a week) role supports our current HR Business Partner in providing effective Human Resources support to our Melbourne and Adelaide units. You will be based in Melbourne (dC).

You will be hands on and provide the timely provision of effective and efficient HR, recruitment and administrative support as well as being the main point of contact for any troubleshooting issues on site. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Provide daily operational support to the local management team on various HR related areas including, recruitment, performance management, discipline and terminations
  • Manage the end to end recruitment, selection and exit process
  • Work closely with the Head Office HR team on all HR matters/investigations to ensure local compliance to company procedures
  • Understand and management of work rights and Visa’s
  • Manage new employee inductions on site
  • Ensure timely supply of relevant documents are sent to our Head Office and follow up with respective stakeholders

Selection Criteria

  • Demonstrated success in a similar role
  • An organised and proactive approach to all processes and procedures
  • Highly organised disposition with a strong administrative skill set
  • Ability to resolve conflict at all levels
  • Experience in handling confidential issues and case management
  • Ability to deal with differing personalities and cultures and to liaise with people at all levels Outstanding verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Qualification in Human Resources, desirable


  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Company benefits and incentives – including up to 5 weeks’ annual leave for full-time employees and discounted private health insurance
  • Supportive and friendly team environment

If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply via 

Please include a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria as the first page of your resume.

We welcome applications from candidates across all states. The successful candidate will be responsible for cover their own relocation expenses.

We thank all applicants for applying, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

No applications from recruitment agencies will be accepted.


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