Human Resources Business Partner - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

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Job Number: 968579
Work type: Contractor, Permanent
Location: Sydney
Categories: Human Resources, Sydney

MinterEllison people aspire to be our clients best partner. Collaboration, innovation and opportunity are the foundation of our workplace environment. We welcome people who want exciting careers in high performing teams.


Our Talent team is responsible for attracting, developing and retaining top talent and we play an important role in maintaining the people focussed culture.

We are seeking an experienced HR generalist on a 12 month contract to cover parental leave. This HR Business Partner role requires you to deliver innovative, effective and commercial human resources solutions to our Business Operations teams. Key to success in this role is building trusted advisor relationships with Business Operations Chiefs, Directors and their teams who operate nationally.  You will be responsible for delivering a full range of human resource advisory, consultative and operational services with a particular emphasis on performance, development, remuneration and benefits, engagement and retention strategies.


Some key aspects of your role which will develop over time include:

  • collaborate with key stakeholders to create human resources solutions for their teams
  • support the delivery of the talent strategy for the national teams you partner with
  • develop a strong profile, network and relationships across the teams you support to become a trusted advisor
  • coach leaders on people issues and provide advice and guidance that is both technically correct and commercially relevant
  • guide leaders through change initiatives, particularly in relation to talent management strategies including performance, reward, career paths, diversity, resource planning and retention
  • elevate awareness of and engagement in key strategic Talent initiatives, programs and projects
  • proactively communicate changes to law or regulation, firm policies & procedures, industry trends, competitor intelligence and contemporary talent management strategies


On your first day, we expect you to have at least 4 years' experience as an HR business partner in complex matrix organisation. You will also:

  • possess a tertiary qualification in HR or related discipline and a strong knowledge of current legislation is essential
  • be a strong relationship builder, influencer and coach and have solid commercial acumen
  • have the flexibility to respond to changing priorities with a 'can do' attitude and a hands-on approach within an ever changing business environment
  • have a demonstrated ability to sensitively, confidentially and fairly manage people issues
  • bring a positive, energetic and team focused approach to your work.


We embrace flexibility and empower all our people to learn, grow and become truly extraordinary. We provide our future leaders with best practice learning and development programs to accelerate and grow their careers. We value diversity in the workplace and care about ensuring you balance your professional goals with your commitments and interests outside of work. We have a wide range of social, financial and health benefits to support your wellbeing.

How to apply

We prefer to deal with you directly, so please submit your CV and cover letter for consideration by clicking on the 'Apply' button below. If you would like further information, please contact Lee Robinson on +61 2 9921 4794 for a highly confidential discussion.

Please note that applications from agencies will not be considered at this time. To be eligible to apply for this role you must be legally permitted to work in Australia.

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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