Global HR Business Partner


Working at Atlassian

Atlassian can hire people in any country where we have a legal entity. Assuming you have eligible working rights and a sufficient time zone overlap with your team, you can choose to work remotely or return to an office as they reopen (unless it’s necessary for your role to be performed in the office). Interviews and onboarding are conducted virtually, a part of being a distributed-first company.

With a sufficient timezone overlap with the team, we’re able to hire eligible candidates for this role from any location in Australia and New Zealand. If this sparks your interest, apply today and chat with our friendly Recruitment team.

We are looking for a dynamic HR Business Partner (HRBP) to support our People, Finance and Legal teams as well as Sales and Marketing. You will report to the Lead HR Business Partner. Atlassian is growing fast and you will partner with our General & Administrative (G&A) and Go to Market (GTM) teams to help support our global people strategy while providing best-in-class HR services, as we aim to grow to 25,000 employees soon.

You will partner with central HR functions and support your client groups by using your coaching and organisational design skills to influence managers and implement HR business strategies to lead plans for 2022 and beyond. You will support People Managers through core HR processes (e.g. performance management, compensation planning), providing insightful analytics and recommending actions to clients, and partnering with other HR areas to develop HR solutions.


What you’ll do:


  • Provide strategic HR Partnership with the reporting leaders’ and Atlassian’s business priorities.
  • Partner with regional HRBPs, Centre of Excellence (COE) Partners, Strategy and Operations partners to achieve talent strategy and operational plans.
  • Participate and support the creation and implementation of people programs, strategies and initiatives aligned to your functions priorities.
  • Coach senior leadership through organizational issues, talent strategies, and leadership development.
  • Analyze people reports, dashboards and datasets to make quality, data-driven talent recommendations and decisions.
  • Lead the operationalization efforts with your manager population to embed changes (eg. reset rituals, refine team goals, re-participate in 1:1s).
  • Support Business leaders in implementing talent management programs across the hire-to-retire cycle (e.g. hiring, developing).
  • Monitor the workforce plan throughout the year, reporting back to leaders through a quarterly business review (QBR).

    We’ll expect you to have:


  • 6+ years of experience as an HRBP
  • Extensive HR experience with challenging responsibilities as a strategic partner working with global teams.
  • Experience partnering with senior leadership teams and partners to develop a culture of innovation and openness.
  • Collaborative approach across leadership teams, cross-functional partners, and stakeholders.
  • Have an iterative approach and willingness to jump from strategy to development to change management to grow programs aimed at driving outcomes.
  • Excellent business storytelling skills, both verbal and written, with an ability to translate “HR speak” and data insights into an accessible, influential narrative.
  • Business-first mindset with an ability to work at multiple levels of the HR stack; focused on strategic impact while being comfortable driving programs linked to clear outcomes.



    Our perks & benefits
    To support you at work and play, our perks and benefits include ample time off, an annual education budget, paid volunteer days, and so much more.
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