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WA South Metro Network Forum

Date: Tuesday 26 Mar 2019
Time 5:30PM - 7:00PM
Venue: Learning Link Building 513 Room 1.002
School of Business and Governance
Murdoch University - South Street Campus
Price: AHRI Members - 0.00
Non Members - 20.00
CPD: 1.00
Enquiries: Phone: 03 9918 9243

WA South Metro Network Forum

Registration: 5:15pm
Session Start: 5:30pm
Event Concludes: 7:00pm

Being an HR Business Partner - How to engage and influence leaders

As one of the most confusing HR roles, a panel of experienced HR professionals will define and discuss the practicalities of the HR business partner role in the contemporary organisation.

Join us at this AHRI WA South Metro Network event to learn about the role of a HR business partner and network with your peers.

Speaker: Amanda Stewart, Associate Director – People Advisory, People and Culture Office, Murdoch University

Amanda is an experienced HR professional and is currently the Associate Director - People Advisory at Murdoch University. In this role, she is responsible for leading; business partnering, operational employee relations, talent acquisition and payroll functions.

Amanda has diverse industry experience commencing her career within resources and engineering before most recently holding senior HR roles within Woolworths’ logistics business, corporate, supermarkets and meat companies. Amanda’s strengths and interests lie in transformational change, leadership development, employee engagement, equity, diversity, inclusion, employee relations and team rebuilding.

Speaker: Bonnie Robinson, Associate Director - Organisational Development and Culture, People and Culture Office, Murdoch University

Bonnie is an HR and OD Practitioner with 17 years of experience working across higher and vocational education, and the healthcare sectors. She is an experienced trainer and facilitator who specialises in soft skill capability and managerial development; and has spent many years redesigning organisations to meet strategic needs.

She is passionate about generating a positive impact on organisations where people can be their best professional selves and make a difference to the world around them.

Speaker: Richard Collett, HR Manager, Fremantle Port Authority

Richard Collett is a veteran of close to 50 years in business, having traversed most major business sectors including: retail, government, community/aged care, manufacturing, construction and mining. With his early career in Finance and IT, Richard has spent the last 30 years in the Human Resources Management and Industrial Relations arenas.

Richard has been responsible for the HR and IR functions in a number of organisations and been extensively involved in organisational design, organisational development & training, restructuring, outsourcing and sale of business, plus comprehensive involvement in major change management processes.

Venue Instructions

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    Registration closes Monday 25 March 2019

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    26/03/2019 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Learning Link Building 513 Room 1.002 School of Business and Governance Murdoch University - South Street Campus Murdoch, WA 6150


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