Head of People & Culture

Posted 20 July 2022
SalaryCompetitive Salary
Job type Permanent
DisciplineHuman Resources

Job description

Position Summary
  • Reporting into the Managing Partner
  • One of Australia’s Leading Private Equity firms
  • Responsible for end-to end Talent strategy
  • Ensuring strategic growth goals plans are achieved
Client details
Our client is a leading Australian private equity investment firm based in Sydney CBD. Through their high performing team, the business has sustainable, impressive growth and has continued growth plans for them and their clients. They have a focus and respect for creating value through sustainable growth. This financial services business has an exciting, newly created, opportunity for a Talent leader to set up and lead the People & Culture function, with a focus on the full talent lifecycle.
This is a critical, newly created, leadership role within a growing business. Reporting directly to the Managing Partner, this Head of People & Culture role is a stand-alone position responsible for talent attraction, development & retention. Bringing to life the company visions, values, and culture.. 
To be successful in this role, the individual will need to have financial services sector experience and have led a talent, people & culture function. You will have had experience with a boutique firm, high performing team; hands on approach, been responsible for a people strategy in a business scaling through growth.  Someone who knows what good looks like regarding setting up a talent strategy from scratch, balanced with commerciality and fit for purpose processes and plans.
  • Leading company vision, values & culture to all employees
  • Customer focused, strategic and innovative
  • Ensuring the people plans support the financial performance of the business including revenue and profit growth plans
  • Building an end-to end people plan for attraction, retention and development
  • Ensure the organisation's performance complies with set policies and statutory regulations
  • Reviewing the quality, addressing required actions and continuously improving people processes
  • Comply with statutory regulatory requirements
  • Proactively lead and build the People & Culture, talent function and act as a business partner to all members of the leadership team
  • Maintain contact with relevant Industry Associations
  • Act as spokesperson for the Managing Partners with vision, people and culture
To be successful in this role you will have
  • Extensive and broad People & Culture, Talent, experience across financial services organisations
  • Previous experience working with a fast growing, privately held business
  • Strong organisational and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to engage and influence all stakeholders
  • Understanding and motivation to work in private equity
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated broad business acumen