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National Workforce Planning Manager


Melbourne, VIC, AU

Company:  Goodyear

Goodyear. More Driven.


An exciting opportunity for a Workforce Planning Manager to partner with our retail and fleet business to create and implement a workforce planning strategy


About the role

Reporting to the HR Ops and EHS Manager this is a great opportunity to use your workforce planning experience to partner with the various business units to develop and implement a workforce planning strategy. 

You will also partner with our key Business Leaders and the HR team to ensure seamless and timely approval of timesheets. Key responsibilities include the following;

  • Develop and drive core workforce planning initiatives such as Retail Resource Planning, Time in Motion studies, and Productivity reporting and influence key stakeholders at all levels to enable the effective implementation of such initiatives.
  • Provide regular analysis and insights on labour and productivity management activities including performance to sales target, performance to labour target, annual spend to forecast, attrition rates, headcount etc.
  • Support the development and the regular analysis of cost management and governance processes. This will include the development of store level P&L, monitoring expenses at the store level and identification of lead cost efficiency initiatives.
  • Support the allocation of the workforce to the stores based on demand, sales targets, probability including store headcount requirements, overtime and other penalty payments in line with the company parameters and HR indicators.
  • Maintain data integrity and ensure correct time and attendance approvals flows are set up
  • Educate time and attendance approvers on system use and deadlines
  • Participate fully in cross functional projects which have bearing on workforce planning initiatives such as payroll implementation and time and attendance system implementation

About You

You will have an analytical approach, have the ability to provide sound advice and work closely with key stakeholders to achieve strategic and financial outcomes. You are a strategic thinker and are able to implement fit for purpose solutions for workforce design and development.

  • Minimum of 5 years workforce planning experience within either the Retail or other dynamic industries
  • Experience in working with industrial instruments and Awards
  • Experience in working with time & attendance systems-preferably ENTO or Kronos or similar
  • Experience in project management and presenting plans to a senior management.
  • Demonstrated expertise in the productivity management, labour management and cost management
  • Advanced or Master Level Excel skills


What’s on Offer

Goodyear Dunlop Tyres Australia & New Zealand is committed to be an equal opportunity employer and we strive to build a diverse workforce of people who love what they do. 

This role is part of our dynamic, fun and experienced HR team.  We are committed to the well being of our team members.   We have regular virtual & in person weekly team catch ups that are fun and informative.

In addition, we offer the following benefits:

  • Access to employee assistance and well-being programs
  • Goodyear Women’s Network Membership
  • Competitive salary & corporate incentive
  • Tyre discounts for you and your family
  • On-going training and career opportunities with a Global company
  • CBD location, modern office, close to public transport
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • Reward and recognition programs
  • Social events and company lunches


All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits. 


Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tyre companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 55 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

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