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HR Generalist

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264 Bay Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3207
Job TypeFull time

Come join our leading Global Supply Chain and Logistics company!

We are excited by this opportunity for a new HR generalist to join the HR team at C.H. Robinson. We are looking for an experienced generalist/Advisor that enjoys working closely with the business to generate positive outcomes and engagement, whilst growing and developing their own career.  We offer hybrid working arrangements with 2 days per week from home. 

The duties and responsibilities of this position consists of, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Partners with Talent Acquisition and supports the recruitment, interview process, and hiring of qualified and diverse job applicants for open; collaborates with hiring managers to understand skills and competencies required
  • Conducts investigations related to employee complaints, collaborating with HR Leadership and/or Employee Relations on complex and/or serious allegations
  • Performs duties required to manage and execute human resource core processes and programs including but not limited to; benefits, leave of absences, disciplinary matters, performance and talent management, recognition, engagement, safety compliance, HRIS accuracy and unemployment
  • Conducts new hire and benefits orientations and manages employee recognition programs
  • Provides basic consultation to people leaders related to employee and contingent associate issues
  • Handles employment-related inquiries from applicants, employees, and supervisors, referring complex and/or sensitive matters to the appropriate staff
  • Maintains compliance with federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations and recommended best practices; reviews policies and practices to ensure compliance
  • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law
  • Contribute to the delivery of HR project initiatives particularly in the areas of recruitment, building leadership capability, engagement and diversity & inclusion
  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned according to the team and/or country specific requirements



  • Tertiary qualification in Human Resources, Commerce/Business or related field
  • Minimum 2 years of human resource generalist, human resource specialist, HR business partner, or related HR experience
  • Ability to work to a variety of business needs


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite of programs
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS and talent management systems (Workday)

To learn more about life at C.H. Robinson, check out our page!


  • This job description is intended to generally describe the nature and level of work to be performed by employees in this position.  It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and skills required of employees performing this role.

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

  • C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers, and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth, and enables engaged and thriving teams.  We’re committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued, and respected.



At C.H. Robinson Oceania, we are a proud Equal Opportunity employer offering flexible work to support a work/life balance along with offering a broad range of career development opportunities. We have an experienced and passionate team who work collaboratively to deliver smarter solutions for our clients. Employees have access to our well regarded, confidential Employee Assistance Program. Our Robinson Cares program allows our employees to give back to the community.

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?

C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. With $22 billion in freight under management and 19 million shipments annually, we are one of the world’s largest logistics platforms and rank in the FORTUNE 200. We’ve been an innovator in logistics for over 100 years. Our global suite of services accelerates trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With the combination of our multimodal transportation management system and expertise, we use our information advantage to deliver smarter solutions for more than 90,000 customers and 450,000 contract carriers on our platform. Our technology is built by and for supply chain experts to bring faster, more meaningful improvements to our customers’ businesses.

As a responsible global citizen, we contribute millions of dollars to support causes that matter to us and our people. FORTUNE has named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2024, showcasing our position as a leader in our industry. Our commitment to excellence is further affirmed by being named a Great Place to Work 2023-24 by the Great Place to Work Institute, one of Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity and one of America’s Greatest Workplaces in 2023 by Newsweek. Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world. For more information, visit us at

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