People & Culture Business Partner

  • Grant Thornton Australia Limited
  • Melbourne VIC, Australia
  • 11/07/2019
Fixed Term Contract Human Resources & Recruitment

Job Description


About the company

At Grant Thornton, our people are empowered to make a real difference. Each day, our people are shaping growth strategies for our clients, and they’re influencing our firm’s culture and future. We want our people to have a voice and the satisfaction of delivering high-quality outcomes in everything they do.

About the role

In this role, you will play a pivotal role in supporting the growth of our consulting team by providing advice to Partners and their teams in order to build capable, high performing teams, including:

  • Drive the implementation of all strategic P&C initiatives in your portfolio with a focus on talent management (attraction, engagement & development), culture change, leadership development, diversity, and process improvement
  • Manage the delivery of all core P&C processes in your portfolio such as bi-annual performance and reward reviews, talent reviews, annual student recruitment, lateral hire recruitment and L&D
  • Support Partners and their teams across a range of strategic and operational P&C initiatives to create high levels of employee engagement, performance and business results
  • Contribute to a high performing and innovative national P&C team

This is a part time role for 30 hours per week, we encourage you to talk to us about flexible work practices.

Skills and experience 

You’ll be agile, responsive and bring ideas to the table. This role will suit someone with the following skills, experience and attributes:

  • Strong generalist skills and a deep understanding of core P&C specialisations such as talent acquisition, talent development, talent management and employee relations
  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources and/or relevant Business discipline
  • Passionate about building strong relationship with your clients, peers and team and working collaboratively to deliver impactful solutions
  • Able to engage with senior leaders to quickly build credibility, and where necessary, constructively influence to achieve desired outcomes
  • Ability to think strategically and translate this into successful practical operational outcomes for your team and client group
  • Ability to think on your feet, solve problems and implement solutions
  • Commitment to enhancing collaboration and a constructive culture
  • Able to work independently and deliver to agreed deadlines with a results driven approach


At Grant Thornton, we encourage our people to bring their whole selves to work. We recognise, appreciate and harness our people's individual skills and talents. You will thrive in our down to earth yet entrepreneurial environment which empowers our people to succeed within a social work culture.

We recognise the increasing importance of flexible work options and family friendly work practices in maintaining a diverse, adaptive and high performing workforce able to meet our current and future business needs.


  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Free gym membership
  • Regular social events

How to apply

To apply, please click on the Apply Now button, complete our online application form and upload your CV.