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Talent Acquisition Officer - Contract

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
11th June 2021
Hays - ANZ - 2515780
  • Immediate start
  • 12 month permanent opportunity
  • Please call Nancy on 0261127602

Calling out for Talent Acquisition candidates!

Your new company
We are looking for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our Human Resources department and oversee our full-cycle recruiting. Talent Acquisition responsibilities include sourcing candidates through various channels, planning interview and selection procedures and hosting or participating in career events.

Your new role
To be successful in this role, you should be able to develop long-term recruiting strategies and nurture trusting relationships with potential hires. Ultimately, you will create strong talent pipelines for our company's current and future hiring needs. Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with hiring managers to identify staffing needs
  • Determine selection criteria
  • Source potential candidates through online channels (e.g. social platforms and professional networks)
  • Plan interview and selection procedures, including screening calls, assessments and in-person interviews
  • Assess candidate information, including resumes and contact details, using our Applicant Tracking System
  • Design job descriptions and interview questions that reflect each position's requirements
  • Lead employer branding initiatives
  • Organize and attend job fairs and recruitment events
  • Forecast quarterly and annual hiring needs by department
  • Foster long-term relationships with past applicants and potential candidates

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Proven work experience as a Talent Acquisition Specialist or similar role
  • Familiarity with social media, resume databases and professional networks
  • Hands-on experience with full-cycle recruiting using various interview techniques and evaluation methods
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A keen understanding of the differences between various roles within organizations
  • BSc in Human Resources Management or relevant field

What you'll get in return
The opportunity to work with a well known high performing agency. You will be offered a permanent opportunity with competitive base salary and free parking. This is a great opportunity for growth and development for someone who is eager learn and take a step into recruitment/HR.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to

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