HR Business Partner


99designs has always been a people-first business. They are one of Australia’s true technology success stories and what’s more, they are growing rapidly! It’s a pretty exciting time to be a 99er and its hyper-growth presents an experienced HR generalist with an amazing opportunity to partner with the business in the newly created role of HR Business Partner.    

A little bit about 99designs

99designs is the world’s global creative platform that makes it easy for clients and designers to work together to create designs they love. Its mission is to champion creativity to create opportunities for people around the world. Founded in 2008, 99designs has grown from a small, online forum into a worldwide community of talented designers that is now the go-to solution for businesses, agencies, and individuals. 

A little more detail on the role

A true generalist role! The HR Business Partner is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and leaders across 99designs and serves as a partner to leaders on all things People. Your primary responsibility will be looking after the team in Australia and you will also have the opportunity to collaborate with the People Operations folk in Germany, USA and other regions. 

While you will have the support of the People team around you, you will be able to work independently and will be responsible for the full spectrum of People related matters across all areas of 99designs.

A little bit more about you

This opportunity is perfectly suited to someone who has experience working in a HR business partner capacity, preferably in a fast growth, technology environment. We’re looking for someone with a broad spectrum of HR advisory and partnering experience, including coaching and support to leaders across the business on all people matters; acting as an employee champion; assessing and anticipating HR related needs; communicating proactively within the People department and management, and developing and executing People programs and initiatives. 

As a fast-growing business, there is a lot to do and things are changing, quickly! You will have an amazing team around you to work collaboratively with on developing and rolling out all the exciting People programs and initiatives.

Why 99designs? 

99designs is committed to building an inclusive and diverse team that reflects the communities in which they operate. They want people to feel like they belong and can bring their whole selves to work. Their aim is to continue to foster a collaborative environment with a keen focus on innovation, growth and ownership. Below are just some of the things they do to support their people:

  • Culture of workplace flexibility and wellness. Study? Parent juggling? Everyone has different needs and the business will support you in the best way they can. Some people work remotely, some with flex start and finish times…the common thread is it’s all about your individual needs. 
  • Support for working parents. Paid parental leave policy for both primary and secondary carers, which is flexible to individual needs and is in addition to government payments.
  • Support for the community. In addition to 99nonprofits, 99designs provide volunteer leave for you to support a charity and the community as you see fit! They also match dollar for dollar donations employees make to any NFP and/or charity.
  • 99d are also a Proud Code Like a Girl internship partner, host of Girl Geek Academy hack days, & maintain popular open source projects, and support a range of other community groups. It’s in their DNA.

Sounds interesting? Apply, say hi.

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