executive search and selection.

HR Partners are proud to be connecting HR leadership professionals with leading organisations across Australia. Our dedicated executive recruitment consultants draw upon their extensive networks and unparalleled market knowledge to deliver premium service and a perfect fit. 

a dedicated understanding of your business needs.

Over the last 25 years HR Partners has developed  a strong capability enabling its clients to appoint Top HR Talent. We understand that every business needs the highest quality HR Leadership and this is demonstrated quite clearly by the events of the last 2 years. At any company, the HR Executive takes the responsibility for every aspect of the organisation’s Human Resource agenda. 

HR Partners recognises the evolution of the HR function from being a support player to that of a critical partner of the Executive Leadership Group, whether its a Covid-19 response, talent acquisition, governance and policy, culture or reward; an effective HR Leader can make all the difference.

our senior executive recruitment specialists

  • 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 | 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 | WA

    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.

  • melissa khouri

    executive manager | western sydney

    Melissa has over 10
    years’ experience across all areas of Executive Search, Sales, and Team Management. Melissa has worked
    with businesses nationally and internationally across many highly complex environments. She provides high level consultancy services in recruitment and strategy to her clients to ensure they appoint the right HR professional.

what our clients say  

We recently worked with HR Partners for a senior HR leadership role in that we had previously had difficulty recruiting for. From our initial meeting right through to offer he was fantastic throughout the entire recruitment process. HR Partners listened to our job brief, understood what our ideal candidate would bring to the business and proactively was able to find us a great match.

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