P&C Business Partner - Sales, Radio, Finance

Nine is Australia’s largest locally owned media company – the home of Australia’s most trusted and loved brands spanning News, Sport, Lifestyle, and Entertainment. We pride ourselves on creating the best content, accessed by consumers when and how they want – across Publishing, Broadcasting and Digital.

Nine’s assets include the 9Network, major mastheads such as The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Australian Financial Review, radio stations 2GB, 3AW, 4BC and 6PR, digital properties such as nine.com.au, 9Now, 9Honey, Pedestrian.TV, Drive, subscription video platform Stan and a majority investment in Domain Group.

Our Purpose: We shape culture by sparking conversations, challenging perspectives, and entertaining our communities.

We bring people together by celebrating the big occasions and connecting the everyday moments. Australia belongs here. We bring our purpose to life via three shared values: We walk the talk, turn over every stone and keep it human.

Job Description

Nine’s People and Culture Team are embedded across the Nine business. As true partners to the business, we deliver a best-in-class service, shaping both people and business strategy across all of Nine’s assets.

An exciting opportunity has come up for someone to step into a 12-month Parental Leave cover as People & Culture (P&C) Business Partner, and truly make an impact on business and commercial outcomes.

The P&C Business Partner will partner with Nine’s Radio, Finance & Sales teams across Australia - creating and delivering people strategy across all three businesses, as well as managing all Learning & Development programs across the remit.

Working with our Talk Radio Stations 2GB, 3AW, 4BC and 6PR, you will partner directly with the Managing Director of Nine Radio and play a key role on the Radio Leadership Team to create and implement people strategy across Nine Radio, as well as taking the lead on People Strategy with our Finance Leadership team.

Additionally, this role plays a critical part in the Learning & Development of our National Sales Team. Line managing our Training Coordinator, you will be responsible for developing and executing a full suite of learning content, modules and programs to upskill the teams in line with business objectives and strategy.

This role would suit an experienced P&C Business Partner with previous experience partnering with Senior Executives and an interest in Learning & Development.

The ideal candidate will have the ability to operate at a strategic level, manage through ambiguity and complexity - whilst not being afraid to roll up their sleeves and jump into the detail.


  • Working with the Head of People and Culture, develop people strategies across Sales, Radio & Finance that enables us to attract, develop and retain key talent - which is tailored to the individual business needs
  • Sitting across leadership teams in Radio & Finance, partner with senior stakeholders to understand the individual strategic challenges of each business unit and create people strategy to allow the achievement of commercial and business outcomes
  • Take a lead role in the design, creation and implementation of Learning & Development programs across Sales (Sales Academy), Create learning content, identify external providers and deliver a learning framework aligned to Sales strategy and future skills building
  • Create and deliver learning programs as needed across Finance & Radio gaining buy in from senior stakeholders and momentum in delivery, engagement and embedding
  • Create, drive and deliver key people initiatives across the business, including Performance & Development plans, Leadership capability, Talent & Succession, Health & wellbeing and Reward & Recognition programs
  • Provide day-to-day advice and support to People Leaders (e.g., coaching, counselling, career development, disciplinary actions) with the ability to challenge, and influence, driving engagement with the sales teams.
  • Drive engagement with the business units through communications, regular information updates and listening strategies
  • Embed a high-performance culture through coaching leaders to manage performance
  • Positively contribute to the development of an engaged and aligned Nine culture by role-modelling our Values and Behaviours
  • Work with the broader People and Culture team to support company wide initiatives in collaboration with the COE’s including Leadership Development, Development Conversations, Employee Engagement and Talent Acquisition initiatives


  • Broad experience as a generalist HR Business Partner – partnering with senior stakeholders, Executives and Leadership Teams
  • A strong ability to influence senior stakeholders to drive business outcomes, with the confidence to challenge decisions
  • Demonstrated experience in the delivery of Learning & Development programs for large scale teams (sales team experience beneficial)
  • Ability to switch between strategy and hands-on business partnering
  • Strong analytical skills, and ability to pull reports - with experience influencing decisions using available data sources
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and manage conflicting priorities across stakeholders and resilience and drive – a passion to drive outcomes in sometimes challenging circumstances.
  • Knowledge of best practice people practices including employee relations, recruitment, reward, performance management, talent development and engagement with demonstrated experience in leading change initiatives and managing complex people projects
  • Resilience and drive – a passion to drive outcomes in sometimes challenging circumstances
  • Confident presenter and written communicator – able to adapt style and influence culture through communications

Additional Information
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion:

At Nine, we are committed to fostering a workforce that embraces all aspects of diversity and inclusion and where practices are equitable to ensure our people experience a sense of belonging. From day one, you'll be encouraged to bring your whole self to work and will be supported to perform at your best. Should you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, and of all ages, nationalities, backgrounds and cultures.

Disclaimer: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


Posted: June 5, 2024
Closing: June 28, 2024
North Sydney, NSW
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