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Talent Acquisition Advisor

Save The Children

At Save the Children we are fearless in achieving a better world for children, increasing our impact for children faster and on a larger scale than ever before. To do this, we must employ the very best people to help us provide vital support, protection, and care.We need your contribution to drive quality recruitment for roles across Australia and internationally. You will seek to understand our stakeholders, and deliver quality advice tailored to their situation. You will support and coach managers as part of our fast-paced, high volume, decentralised recruitment model and strive for greater efficiency every day.

Save the Children is no ordinary not-for-profit.

We're ambitious, creative and outspoken. We stand up for children's rights. We want all children to be educated, healthy and live a life free from violence. We run programs in Australia and overseas and, if there's a disaster - like an earthquake, drought, or conflict - we are there on the ground.

Where you come in:

In this full-time, permanent position*, based in our Carlton Head Office (or another location that works for you) you will plan and deliver recruitment for vacancies across all areas of the organisation. Reporting to our Head of Talent and Organisational Development, you will work within the established talent acquisition strategy to execute end-to-end recruitment process and be a trusted adviser within the People and Culture team.

You will make an impact by:

  • Support Hiring Managers with end-to-end recruitment solutions, including ad hoc support to the Talent Acquisition team,
  • Assisting with preparing written communications for recruitment activities,
  • Efficiently utilise the Save the Children internal Applicant Tracking System, SilkRoad OpenHire and contribute to continuous improvement of the system,
  • Liaising with Hiring Managers to understand key objectives of their vacancies and establish a critical path for delivery,
  • Supporting Hiring Managers with proactive sourcing for difficult-to-fill roles; using a range of creative sourcing strategies where required.

Does this sound like you?

You are an experience Talent Acquisition Advisor with business partnering capability and exposure to a dynamic, end-to-end recruitment environment. You're a natural relationship manager and utilise a customer centric approach to effortlessly prioritise diverse stakeholder demands. You thrive on variety and are looking for a role where you can leverage your expertise and feel your input adds genuine value to the organisational strategy.

This role requires:

  • Significant experience in end-to-end recruitment activities, either in an Agency or a Business Partner capacity,
  • Coaching skills as you work to develop others in the use of established frameworks and tools,
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills,
  • Strong prioritisation, time management and organisational skills,
  • Understanding of Employment Branding and EVPs,
  • Knowledge and/or experience in best-practice recruitment to support inclusion and diversity initiatives.

Working at Save the Children is more than just a job.

It's the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place for children and working with others who feel the same. In addition to a connection to social causes, you will have access to:

  • Opportunity to work on additional projects alongside business as usual
  • Internal employment and development opportunities
  • Friendly and flexible work environment
  • Agile work environment including working from home
  • Pet friendly work environment
  • Child friendly work environment
  • Support for workplace wellness, including access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Full salary packaging benefits
  • Additional annual leave

For more information regarding our employee benefits, please follow this link.

Sound interesting?

We'd love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking on the 'Apply' section.

Position Description - Talent Acquisition Advisor

For more information about this position, please contact our Head of Talent and Organisational Development Jean Hughes at jean.hughes@savethechildren.org.au using the subject line: Talent Acquisition Advisor enquiry via EthicalJobs.

*We understand flexibility is important to you. We've advertised this role as permanent, full-time, but if you're looking for something slightly different, please let us know. We offer flexible hours, remote working, and flexible job structure, among many other employee benefits. All are available for the right candidate!

Save the Children is committed to providing and maintaining a safe working environment for its employees and client groups, consistent with our obligations under OH&S legislation. Successful applicants are required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19, or proof of medical exemption.

We have tested our application process with diverse groups in mind, with the intent to ensure it's straightforward and accessible for all to apply. Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and improve our ability to reach our most vulnerable client groups. But we also know there is no one-size fits-all when it comes to recruitment - so if we didn't quite hit the mark for you, please let us know! We're dedicated to ensuring Save the Children Australia is a workplace suitable for all people and can modify our processes to suit you - no matter your race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexuality, neurodiversity, culture and beliefs.

Save the Children Australia is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, and sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct. We also support the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.

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