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Human Resources Consultant

About Us:

General Re Corporation, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is a holding company for global reinsurance and related operations. It owns General Reinsurance Corporation and General Reinsurance AG, which conduct business as Gen Re.

Gen Re delivers reinsurance solutions to the Life/Health and Property/Casualty insurance industries. Represented in all major reinsurance markets through a network of more than 40 offices, supported by over 1,500 employees worldwide, we have earned superior financial strength ratings from each of the major rating agencies.

General Reinsurance Australia (a subsidiary of General Re Corporation) is seeking to appoint a Human Resources Consultant.

Your Role:

Working with a group of highly intelligent and engaged insurance professionals, you will be involved in providing the full spectrum of generalist HR services. Your primary responsibilities will be managing end-to-end recruitment, onboarding and induction for new employees, liaising with our external payroll provider to administer the monthly payroll, advising and coaching employees and managers, administering expatriate assignments, identifying and organising workplace health and safety initiatives, coordinating learning and development activities, and participating in remuneration benchmarking and analysis.

Additionally, you will use your relationship building skills as the role develops into business partnering. There will also be the opportunity to make improvements to our local processes and work on projects from time-to-time.


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience providing generalist HR services in a corporate environment, ideally a global company
  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources
  • Knowledge of payroll procedures is essential
  • Prior experience working with a HRIS and Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills
  • A “can-do” attitude and an inquisitive mind
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong ability to prioritise workload and multi-task
  • Demonstrate a keen interest in the business

We offer performance-based remuneration package commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Does this sound exciting?

If you are interested in this position, please send your detailed resume and day contact number via email to Human Resources, Gen Re Sydney at


Human Resources

Our Address:

Level 20
1 O'Connell Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 (Australia)
ACN 008 427 450

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