A Personal Invitation to join Cupitt’s Estate as the next People, Culture, and Safety Manager

For the past seven years, I've had the honour of serving as the People, Culture, and Safety Manager for this vibrant and growing business. It's been an extraordinary journey, filled with growth, learning, and countless opportunities for me to shape the role into something truly meaningful. As I embark on a new chapter, I'm excited to extend an invitation to a talented individual to step into this pivotal role and continue to elevate the People and Culture initiatives.

This is more than just a job; it's an opportunity to become a vital part of Cupitt's Estate, a longstanding and award-winning destination nestled in the heart of the South Coast. As the new People, Culture & Safety Manager, you'll play a crucial role in supporting the business by nurturing the team, fostering engagement, ensuring safety, and aligning with the company's purpose, vision, and strategy.

Cupitt’s workplace culture is something we're all incredibly proud of; the leadership team strives to make work a great experience for everyone, guided by the core values: TEAM, EXPERIENCE, HAPPINESS, and IMPROVEMENT. If you're a leader who thrives on collaboration, strategic thinking, and creating positive work environments, then you might just be the perfect fit for this opportunity.

The reason you’re perfect for the role is that you love:

  • Collaborating with stakeholders to develop and refine our business vision and strategic plans.
  • Implementing HR strategies aligned with our business objectives, including performance management and training programs.
  • Monitoring HR metrics and providing reports to management on the impact of HR initiatives.
  • Facilitating communication to resolve conflicts and foster a positive work environment.
  • Managing recruitment processes and developing employer branding strategies.
  • Conducting training sessions and overseeing performance appraisal systems.
  • Organising team-building activities and promoting employee well-being initiatives.
  • Utilising technology to streamline HR processes and explore efficiency improvements.
  • Getting to know the team on a personal level so you can bring out the best in every single person.

We'd love it if you also:

  • Know about workplace health and safety regulations and experience in safety policy development.
  • Are proficient in overseeing risk management processes and conducting health and safety audits to assess risk and ensure legislative compliance.


  • Formal qualifications in human resources or a related field and experience in a similar role.

Why you'll love working here:

At Cupitt's Estate, we're more than just a workplace; we're a family business united by our love of hospitality, tourism, artisan products, and creating genuine connections for our team and customers. Set amidst the breathtaking landscapes of the South Coast, Cupitt's Estate offers more than just a job; it's an opportunity to work in one of Australia's most beautiful destinations.

We offer a vibrant team environment, opportunities for growth, competitive salary, reward and recognition schemes, meaningful work, work-life balance, and stunning surroundings that make every day enjoyable.

Join us and become part of a kind and caring team dedicated to nurturing our people and creating unforgettable experiences.

This role is on-site 38 hours/week over 5 days. Your salary will reflect your experience and the skill set you can bring to the role.

Is this the perfect fit for you? Email your CV and Cover Letter telling us about you tomel@cupitt.com.au. If you’d like to see the full Position Description, drop me an email and I’ll send it through.

If you’d prefer an informal chat about the role first, call the main line and the team will put us in touch. 02 4455 7888.

I look forward to meeting you soon!

Mel Louth