Partnering with HR professionals across Australia and beyond for over 20 years, our experienced team provide the specialised service you come to expect from a boutique whilst harnessing the power of the world's largest recruitment agency.

the leadership team

Get introduced to our experienced team on the ground in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Parramatta and Macquarie Park.

  • david owens

    managing director

    David is the founder of the HR Partners brand and draws upon 25 years of recruitment industry experience across Australia and the UK. He is actively involved in recruitment activities and plays a substantial role in supporting senior search assignments.

  • jeannette lang

    general manager VIC/TAS/SA

    Jeannette has over 20 years experience as a senior HR leader.  With a strong network (nationally and internationally) of HR practitioners she is focussed on the placement of senior and executive HR professionals.

  • tim newham

    general manager QLD

    Tim has in excess of 24 years of combined experience in the HR and Recruitment industries. Tim manages some major national clients for HR Partners and actively recruits at the Executive level whilst managing the Queensland and Perth operations.

  • sophie tompsett

    general manager NSW

    Sophie has an outstanding reputation for delivering results with a high customer service focus and prides herself on her commercial, pragmatic and consultative approach with both clients and candidates. She plays a key role in supporting a number of senior search assignments across both the interim and permanent market space. 


  • melissa khouri

    executive manager - western sydney

    Melissa has successfully built a solid network of HR professionals within the market where she is very in touch with both the passive and active candidate pool. She manages the Western Sydney offices. 

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The HR Now virtual event series brings together the HR community and Australia’s leading industry experts to cover the most contemporary HR topics. 

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minimise disruption from COVID-19.

HR Partners' priority is to contain the spread of the virus by keeping all our staff, temporary workers and contractors as safe as possible whilst minimising disruption to businesses. Discover our continuity plan.

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our recruitment expertise

range of roles further capabilities
HR DirectorRemuneration & benefits
HR Business PartnerHR Information Systems
HR ManagerOrganisational development
HR Generalist Learning & development
HR Consultant Change management
HR Advisor Talent management
HR Officer Industrial relations
HR Coordinator Recruitment management
HR Administrator Workplace health and safety
HR Recruiter Salary expertise

HR salary survey

Specifically developed for Australian HR professionals to share salary and remuneration intelligence to help ascertain what people in the profession are really earning.

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2020 HR recruiter of the year.

HR Partners has been named HRD Top Recruiter of the Year in the HR category for the third time in a row. We are proud that it's votes from the profession that select the overall winners and would like to thank you for your support.

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our latest jobs

  • Human Resources Business Partner Melbourne CBD

    27/10/2021 Melbourne CBD, Victoria Permanent AU$ 110,000 - AU$ 120,000 per year

    A wonderful opportunity has presented itself to join our well known professional services client located in the CBD during a time of exciting change within business. They are ...

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  • Talent Acquisition Partner SE Suburbs Melbourne

    26/10/2021 SE Suburbs Melbourne, Victoria Permanent AU$ 95,000 - AU$ 100,000 per year

    Are you an agency recruiter, internal recruiter or talent acquisition professional looking for your next step-up role? Look no further, our client is looking for a Talent ...

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  • People and Culture Manager Wagga Wagga

    22/10/2021 Wagga Wagga, New South Wales Permanent AU$ 150,000 - AU$ 180,000 per year

    About Riverina Riverina Fresh is a 100% Australian owned dairy manufacturer and food service distribution business with Head Office and operations in Wagga and distribution ...

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