Head of People & Culture

With a commitment to client satisfaction and employee wellbeing, this firm prioritises both professional growth and personal development.

  • Forward thinking organisation
  • Boutique firm
  • $180K package

As the firm continues to invest in its people, they seek an experienced individual to lead its People & Culture team with a strong focus on learning and professional development.

The Opportunity: 
As the Head of People & Culture, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the firm’s culture, driving employee engagement, and supporting the professional development of their team members. Leading a small team you’ll spearhead the development and implementation of people programs and initiatives supporting the firm’s operational requirements and strategic goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategies to attract, recruit, and retain top talent within the legal profession
  • Lead performance management processes, providing guidance and support to managers and employees to facilitate ongoing feedback and development opportunities.
  • Oversee the development and implementation of comprehensive training and development programs to enhance employee skills, competencies, and career progression.
  • Drive initiatives to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion, ensuring that learning and development opportunities are accessible and inclusive for all employees.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to develop and execute HR policies and procedures that support a culture of continuous learning and professional development.
  • Manage employee relations, including conflict resolution, disciplinary actions, and grievances, with a focus on promoting a positive and supportive work environment conducive to learning and growth.
  • Lead compensation and benefits programs, ensuring that rewards and recognition mechanisms are aligned with employee development and performance goals.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and best practices in HR and learning and development, implementing innovative solutions to enhance the employee experience and drive organisational success.

About you:

  • Relevant qualifications in HR and/or significant depth of experience;
  • Comfortable operating in a ‘hands on’ role;
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to translate vision into actionable plans.
  • Sound knowledge of relevant employment legislation;
  • Commercial acumen;
  • Proven background in professional services;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and contribute to the achievement of a common goal;
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and collaborate effectively at all levels of the organisation.
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written.

Job ID: 1199653

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