Post a job

Performance and Talent Manager

Respect logo


Job Description

We are searching for a dynamic and innovative Performance and Talent Manager to join our team and shape the future of talent management.

Who we are:
As a proud not for profit organisation since 1922, Respect Aged Care serves older residents through our high standard of care and community. Our focus is on giving back to older adults by fostering communities of belonging. Headquartered on the northwest coast of Tasmania, our philosophy is: Everyone deserves the right to a life well-lived, with dignity and respect.

Our organisation is constantly growing, with many homes and thousands of residents and employees across Victoria, New south Wales and Tasmania. Respect also has home care services in multiple states, and more than 700 units in different retirement villages and independent living communities.

The position:

The Performance and Talent Manager leads the performance management and talent development strategy and execution for Respect. This includes, but is not limited to, developing, implementing and providing governance of performance, talent, development and succession programs, providing coaching and advice to leaders, and facilitating talent and succession forums.

This role is instrumental in fostering a culture of performance, development and strategic management of talent across all levels of the company. The role partners closely with the Learning and Capability Manager and People and Culture Business Partners.

Key Responsibilities:

Performance Management:

  • Develop and implement performance management strategies and processes to align individual goals with organizational objectives.
  • Collaborate with senior leaders to establish performance metrics, key performance indicators (KPIs), and performance evaluation criteria.
  • Provide guidance and support to leaders and employees on performance feedback, goal setting, and performance improvement plans.
  • Establish regular business operating rhythms.
  • Conduct regular reviews of performance management systems and recommend enhancements to ensure effectiveness and fairness.

Talent Management:

  • Design and facilitate talent identification forums and support leaders in setting talent management programs for key talent.
  • Develop talent development programs and initiatives to enhance employee skills, capabilities, and career progression, in collaboration with the Learning and Capability Manager.
  • Identify learning needs and gaps through training needs analysis and performance reviews.
  • Coordinate and facilitate training sessions, workshops, and development programs to build leadership competency in performance, talent and succession management.
  • Partner with external vendors and subject matter experts to leverage external resources and best practices in talent management.

Succession Planning:

  • Lead succession planning efforts to identify high-potential employees and develop tailored development plans to prepare them for future roles.
  • Collaborate with People and Culture colleagues and business leaders to create career pathways and progression opportunities for talent.
  • Provide career coaching and guidance to employees to support their career development aspirations and goals.
  • Monitor and track career progression and succession planning outcomes to ensure alignment with business needs, particularly for critical and senior leadership talent needs.

Performance Analytics and Reporting:

  • Develop and maintain performance dashboards and reports to track key performance indicators, talent metrics, and learning and development activities.
  • Analyse data trends and metrics to provide insights and recommendations for improving business performance and employee development outcomes.
  • Present findings and recommendations to senior leadership to inform decision-making and strategic planning.



  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or experience in performance management, talent development, and succession planning.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in human resources / People and Culture roles.
  • NDIS Worker Screening Endorsement (or ability to acquire).
  • National Police Check


  • Experience and/or qualifications in remuneration, salary benchmarking and total reward.
  • Experience in Aged Care and/or health care settings.
  • Experience with contemporary HRIS / HCM platforms.


  • Remote opportunity – full time work from home, however the role requires occasional travel within Tasmania, Victoria, and NSW.
  • Competitive salary and entitlements.
  • Pay incentives including not-for-profit salary packaging.
  • Meaningful work in a purpose-driven organisation.
  • A healthy and positive workplace culture.
  • Learning, development, and growth opportunities.

Our purpose:

To care for the elderly in our communities in an environment of respect, value, and belonging.

Our Values:
Respect - Treat all people with fairness and dignity
Care - Look after and protect the elderly, and each other
Teamwork - Encourage, cooperate, and build trust
Courage - Do the right thing, even when it’s difficult
Integrity - Be open, honest, and trustworthy
Innovation - Think differently to solve problems.
Excellence - Drive quality to continuously improve.

Advice from our career coach

As a Performance and Talent Manager at Respect Aged Care, you will be responsible for shaping the future of talent management in a growing not-for-profit organization. To stand out as an applicant for this role, here are some key tips and insights:

  • Highlight your experience in performance management, talent development, and succession planning, emphasizing your ability to align individual goals with organizational objectives.
  • Showcase your collaboration skills by providing examples of working with senior leaders to establish performance metrics and key performance indicators.
  • Emphasize your ability to analyze data trends and metrics to provide insights for improving business performance and employee development outcomes.
  • Demonstrate your qualifications in human resources and ideally showcase any experience or qualifications in remuneration, salary benchmarking, and total reward.
  • Illustrate your knowledge of contemporary HRIS/HCM platforms and highlight any experience in aged care or healthcare settings.

Apply for this job


Please let Respect know you found this job with This helps us grow! mascot