People and Performance Diversity and Inclusion Partner

Posted 13 May 2022
Job type Part Time
DisciplineHR & Recruitment, HR & Recruitment

Job description

People and Performance

Diversity and Inclusion Partner

Part time newly created role – building relationships and solutions with third party providers and industry bodies to deliver meaningful work opportunities for people with our clients via their Diversity, Equity & Inclusion measures.

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Melbourne CBD and Hybrid WFH
  • Values driven work
  • 5 days additional leave (pro rata)
  • Collaborative high performing People Team
  • Volunteer leave
  • Paid parental leave
  • Access to training and professional development


At DFP we reward, recognise, grow and develop our people…we also know when to let them be, how to allow autonomy and liberate capability. We are a recruitment company, with capable leadership, a transparent high-performance culture, stability, an enviable client portfolio and a focus on quality. We are very proud of our 40 years of growth in Australia and excited about our future as part of an international group with new opportunities for our people.


This part time role (ideally 2 days per week but negotiable) is situated in the People and Performance Team who support the business to deliver exceptional service and solutions to our candidates, clients and on-hired workers. The team manages generalist HR initiatives, L&D, Capability, Compliance and OHS across the operation. 
As a newly created role within the National People and Performance Team you will have the primary purpose to:
  • Establish third party relationships with organisations that provide services to groups that meet the diversity and inclusion strategies of DFP clients, including Job Network Providers, Apprenticeship centres, industry bodies and Diversity representatives.
  • To champion diversity and inclusion (D&I) at DFP and develop recruitment and placement methodology that promotes equitable recruitment practises and meaningful work for candidates
  • Promote and forge DFP’s position as leading Diversity recruitment partner with our client market.
Your Background

The ideal candidate will have a background that enables them to immediately connect, engage and build this capability and participate meaningfully in industry to consult and to deliver solutions to our clients. Ideally you will have

  • Established knowledge of Diversity and Inclusion strategies.
  • Demonstrated capacity to drive relationships to deliver mutually beneficial and measureable outcomes.
  • Recruitment Industry, Job Network or related experience
  • Degree Qualification – in HR or related field

We welcome your interest and curiosity - for a confidential conversation do not hesitate to contact Athena Iliades on 03 8632 9998 or APPLY now.

DFP welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with disability. In addition, DFP will provide reasonable adjustments for individuals with disability throughout the recruitment process. If you identify as a person with disability and require adjustments to the application, recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please advise via or 1300 337 000 and indicate your preferred method of communication (email, phone, text) so we can keep in touch and meet your accessibility needs.

Note: You may be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status.