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Talent Acquisition Lead

Save The Children

One of the greatest impacts that can be had on most vulnerable children is employing the best person for the job. Supporting and coaching hiring managers to employ the right person with the right skills for the right role at the right time is where you step in. Working within a decentralised model, you will develop and implement continuous improvements to build Save the Children's recruitment brand internally and externally.

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:

This a maximum term 12-month contract to cover a parental leave absence and designed to lead a dedicated function to deliver excellent recruitment outcomes across our entire organisation. We're open to candidates looking for a full-time or part-time position. Ideally you will be based in our Carlton Head Office, but we will also consider applications from individuals seeking to work remotely or with other flexible arrangements. You will deliver recruitment excellence through providing advice on innovative and best-practise approaches and tools. The most senior member of the Talent Acquisition team, you will coach and mentor two team members while working with the HR Business Partners to identify and implement key recruitment projects. As a part of our broader People & Culture team, you will report to the HR Business Partner Employee Experience & Talent Acquisition.

You will make an impact by:

  • Increasing hiring manager recruitment capability
  • Owning the delivery of identified recruitment plans and projects
  • Actively participating in operational recruitment activities for key vacancies
  • Leveraging your knowledge of recruitment best-practice to recommend new innovations and improvements
  • Ensuring high engagement and an exceptional candidate experience
  • Analyse data to identify ways to improve and justify recommendations for change.

Does this sound like you?

… You seek to work in a role that blends strategic and operational recruitment activities and leverages your ability to think creatively to constantly innovate. Comfortable working in complex organisational structures, you enjoy partnering with stakeholders to provide appropriate solutions and better ways to do things. A natural flair for communication and customer service will see you facilitate hiring manager education sessions to help them embrace our decentralised model to achieve great hiring outcomes

This role requires:

  • Solid experience gained across operational recruitment activities
  • Significant exposure to managing recruitment projects and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Demonstrated experience coaching and developing stakeholders
  • Demonstrated expertise in candidate sourcing and selection
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or equivalent lived experience

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:

  • Access to full salary packaging of $15,900 p.a.
  • Additional annual leave options incl. 1 bonus week / year
  • Agile work environment including working from home
  • Friendly and flexible work environment
  • Child and pet friendly work environment

For more information regarding our extensive employee benefits, please visit our careers page.

Sound interesting?

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

Position Description - Talent Acquisition Lead

*While COVID-19 social distancing restrictions are in place, this role works remotely (i.e. from home or an alternative location). Once the pandemic restrictions are lifted, the role will be based in our office in our Carlton Head Office, or another location that works for you.

At Save the Children, we seek a workforce that is as diverse as our society - in ethnicity, gender, age, sexuality, cultures and beliefs - and reflects the communities we work in. We believe diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and core values and we demonstrate this commitment through all our employment practices. Our inclusive workplace culture contributes to making Save the Children a great place to work. We encourage people from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds to apply.

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.

Save the Children Australia supports the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. If you are successful in your application, we will request consent to access HR held information pertaining to your last 5 years of employment. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.

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