HR Business Partner – Financial Services – 12 month contract

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Location: Melbourne

Salary description: $320 - 360 per day + super

  • Contract or Temporary
  • 3 to 7 years of experience

Our client is a leading global bank with a sizable office in Melbourne’s CBD. They are seeking an experienced HR professional with between 2-4 years prior experience to join their HR division for a 12 month maternity leave contract.

Ideal candidates will be coming from another leading Bank, Fund Manager or Professional Services firm (Accounting, Legal, Financial Services) with between 2-4 years prior HR experience 

You will provide analytical and talent management support.  Key elements of this role will lead reporting & analytics that support the full spectrum of talent management processes (diversity strategy, performance management, leadership pipeline, manager excellence, compensation, people survey, organizational right sizing and other annual processes).


  • Partner with the regional HR teams to facilitate and drive key people development processes for the division;
  • Work across a diverse range of projects (i.e. strong quantitative skills combined with aptitude for talent management initiatives) with different stakeholders;
  • Analyze headcount, hiring, attrition and benchmarking trends to understand market movement and advise stakeholders on best approaches to attract and retain top talent;
  • Support year end compensation processes and provide advisory support throughout the year;
  • Drive and execute all people development processes including leadership pipeline, talent management, promotions, performance management, diversity, mobility, reporting and analytics on people related metrics and trends, year-end compensation, and organization reviews;

Basic qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an analytical field such as Finance, Accounting is highly desirable, or a related field, with 2-4 years of relevant work experience
  • Technical skills: proficient in Microsoft Office products; strong familiarity with advanced Excel skills such as vlookups, pivot tables, and multiple variable formulas strongly preferred
  • Ability to handle multiple, time-sensitive projects in a high pressure environment while ensuring the delivery of high quality work
  • High level of maturity, demonstrated ability to manage confidential information, and impeccable judgment
  • Strategic mindset and ability to think conceptually, influence stakeholders, and drive excellent execution
  • Self-motivated and able to work in an autonomous, yet collaborative environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as strong organizational and interpersonal skills

Preferred qualifications

  • Basic statistical analysis, including descriptive and inferential statistics
  • Familiarity with business intelligence tools (Business Objects, Tableau)
  • Familiarity with HR concepts and data
  • Ability to work in a geographically diverse team and build strong relationships across locations and regions
  • Fluency in English critical and Mandarin preferred (written and spoken)


Contact us in Melbourne


Phone:+61 3 9653 9222

Hiring Staff: hire@antonmurray.com

Seeking Work: apply@antonmurray.com

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