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 18 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 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. 

  • 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. 

HR now event series

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.

the winning formula

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our latest jobs

  • Talent Acquisition Manager Sydney

    23/09/2021 Sydney, New South Wales Contract AU$ 12,000 - AU$ 150,000 per year

    Talent Acquisition Manager Identify recruitment needs in a business Strong communication and influence skills CBD Location - 6 month Fixed Term Contract Partner with hiring ...

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  • L&D Principal Project Officer - Education Brisbane

    22/09/2021 Brisbane, Queensland Permanent AU$ 70.00 - AU$ 80.00 per hour

    A07 Principal Project Officer Join an exciting project at the Qld Government in an initial 6 months contract Experience in the Domestic and International Education Ability to ...

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  • Work Health and Safety Coordinator Adelaide CBD

    22/09/2021 Adelaide CBD, South Australia Permanent AU$ 65,000 - AU$ 110,000 per year

    We are expecting a high volume of new opportunities coming up for work health and safety roles with our clients. For this reason, we are currently looking to connect with WHS ...

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