Manager - People & Culture

Effective as of 06/04/2020

Employer:  AgUnity Response Pty Ltd 

Work Type/s:  Full Time, Part Time  

Classification/s:  I.T. & Communication Technology  

Sector/s:  Business/Private 

Location:  Remote 

Salary:  Negotiated (+ESOP) 

Job posted on:  6th April 2020 

Applications close:  40 days from posting 



About Us 

AgUnity Response is an Australian-based start-up with industry-leading professionals assembling into an agile response tactical team to rapidly prototype and deploy an MVP for immediate trials into the field as part of a local and global COVID-19 mitigation strategy. 

AR is a subsidiary of AgUnity, an award-winning tech startup founded in 2016 and working to change the lives of the 1-billion-plus low-income farmers worldwide. AgUnity enables these farmers to lift themselves out of poverty with a mobile and blockchain platform that improves communication, trust, and efficiency of food supply chains. 


We are building our team and we’re looking for highly skilled and enthusiastic people to join the organisation. We have an awesome vision, glorious mission, established track-record, clear a solve-the-problem plan. 

About You 


You are an industry leader or virtuoso up-and-comer in the Impact Tech startup scene. You have been in high-pressure roles before and have thrived in the face of adversity. You believe in a strong culture and you take pride in building relationships with your co-workers. You understand recruiting is the single most important task a company undertakes and you ensure only the brightest, most adaptable, and culturally aligned candidates are chosen. You’re fluent in spoken English and have clear business communications writing. 

Skills & Experience 

  • Strong ownership ethic 

  • Clear communication skills 

  • Drama-averse/no-nonsense focus to get-the-job-done 

  • A successful and proven record as a senior HR leader in a multi-disciplinary role in a health and / or community services related environment 

  • Demonstrated ability to develop, lead and implement a broad range of contemporary HR and organisational development strategies, programs, policies and operational practices to successfully support the strategic objectives of the business 

  • A proven track record in either working as an executive or directly supporting the executive on people and culture strategies 

  • Demonstrated experience in supporting organisations meet standards against industry accreditation schemes such as ISO 9000 

  • Strong organisational and project management skills and sound business acumen 

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a broad range of people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences 


Tasks at Hand

  • Managing company staff, including coordinating and supporting the recruitment process 

  • On-boarding newcomers to the company 

  • Determining suitable salaries and remuneration 

  • Providing the necessary support systems for payroll requirements 

  • Developing adequate induction and training 

  • Supporting employee opportunities for professional development 

  • Managing succession planning of staff 

  • Assisting with the performance management and review process 

Preferred Skills 


Familiarity with the Impact “Technology for Good” scene is beneficial, but not required. 


AgUnity is building a team of passionate people who care about making a difference; who are open to new ways of thinking; and who are creative, hard-working, and resilient. 

In this role you’ll be provided with the opportunity to lead, learn and evolve as part of a growing and diverse organisation. 


Joining a team with a mission to use technology to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 in both developed and emerging nations.  

Opportunity to become a founding team member and direct owner of a high-growth company. 

Working with a hugely diverse international team with an experience mix including agriculture, investment banking, international development, programming, finance, marketing and more. 

Be part of a fun, new, challenging, rewarding and life-saving initiative. 

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