Human Resources Officers Practice

High performing Human Resources leaders have never been in more demand as businesses look to establish themselves as a best in class employer of high performing talent. Modern HR leaders are increasingly playing a much more commercial and strategic role in the drive towards business outcomes. Increased demand for talent has necessitated an increased emphasis on creating the ideal growth environment, as employees gravitate to organisations that champion the employee experience.


The Human Resources function of a business represents a complex interaction of leaders, employees and their impact on commercial performance. There is a widely recognised correlation between the employee experience and the commercial outcomes of a business. The ultimate goal of an HR team is to partner with the organisation to deliver its corporate strategy and objectives by effectively recruiting and developing talent and optimising their performance during their time within an organisation.

Human Resources is, fundamentally, the champion for an organisation’s talent lifecycle. Primarily, Human Resources focuses on the attraction and retention of high performing talent, and is responsible for creating and implementing a best-in-class employer value proposition. Moreover, the HR function takes the lead on employee wellness and personal development as the foundation to employee engagement and productivity and plays a significant role in advising the Executive Team in developing a positive culture.

Functional Roles

Our Human Resources Practice specialises in supporting and sourcing talent for businesses in the following area:

Practice Lead

Dr Alistair Clark

Alistair leads our sales, marketing and digital practices, as well as leading on legal and other executive leadership appointments. Partnering with many multinational, privately-held, and ASX-listed businesses, Alistair has developed an established network of executive leaders across Australasia and in addition to regular search assignments, readily consults on matters of organisational design, remuneration benchmarking and planning, and other aspects of the talent management life cycle.

Prior to search, Alistair read for degrees in arts and law at the University of Melbourne and began his career in B2B and B2C sales with the Flight Centre Group in Melbourne. He then relocated to the U.K., where he read for a master’s degree and doctorate at the University of Oxford, before returning to Sydney and joining Pacific Talent Partners.

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