Talent Experience - Business Partner at Xero

People Experience, Permanent, Melbourne, AU melbourne full-time
Posted 23 days ago

Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive. 

At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.

About the Team

The Talent Experience (TX) team here at Xero play an integral role in working closely with both the business and the wider talent community to ensure we are attracting, assessing and engaging exceptional talent in line with the Xero Values. We get to play an exciting role at the forefront of our continued global growth. While having a bunch of fun and a few laughs along the way. 

About the Role

As Xero’s next Talent Business Partner you will work in a true partnership model with the business and interdependently with your TX colleagues across all of our regions. Your role will be to ensure consistent and impactful hiring initiatives are rolled out that will support us to achieve our annual hiring objectives. You will achieve this through involvement in….

Talent strategy: By being the global point of contact you will provide insights and information through data driven decisions around annual and quarterly prioritisations for both the portfolio leaders and the talent team 
Communities of practice:  Establish, attend and facilitate global communities of practice with both your BP peer group and the wider talent team aligned to your business portfolio to ensure a consistent approach to attracting, assessing and engaging top talent
Recruitment support: Collaborating with Global TX teams to develop hiring strategies aligned with portfolio hiring objectives
Hands on recruitment: Being involved in varied hiring processes across your portfolio
People leader education: Educating and advising the the people leader community on best practice hiring techniques
Brand ambassadorship: Be a brand ambassador for Xero, articulate our story, represent us and identify employer branding opportunities alongside the wider business
The Evolution of TX at Xero: Participate in global projects and assist in the continued growth of the talent team globally. 
And much more...

About You

Overall we are looking for someone who is passionate about an excellent recruitment process and wants to continue to learn and grow their global business partnering skill set.
Ideally you will also see yourself as someone who possesses: 

- Excellent stakeholder management skills including the ability to communicate, influence and negotiate 
- Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to juggle multiple tasks at one time
- Excellent facilitation and presentation skills
- The ability to exercise effective judgment, sensitivity and creativity to changing needs and situations within the business.
- A passion for innovation and a logical, process driven mindset

What You'll Bring With You

It will also be a bonus if you also have experience in : 

- A previous recruitment role partnering with a dynamic portfolio, preferably in and in house global TA function 
- Executing value-add talent projects 
- Senior stakeholder management experience with the ability to coach influence and quickly develop trusting relationships
- A history of attracting high quality active and passive candidates
- A fast growth, global business
- Working with technology functions

Why Xero?

At Xero we support many types of flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance your work, your life and your passions. We offer a great remuneration package including shares plus a range of leave options to suit your well-being. Our work environment encourages continuous improvement and career development and you’ll get to work with the latest technology.  

Our collaborative and inclusive culture is one we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully. We are a member of Pride in Diversity, in recognition of our inclusive workplace. So, from the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.