Talent Acquisition Specialist

Celebrating more than 60 years of service to the community, this not-for-profit is Australia’s leading body committed to preventing alcohol and other drug problems in communities around the nation.

  • $100,000 FTE
  • Melbourne CBD/Hybrid
  • 6 Month Contract
  • 3 days per week

The organisation aims to create an Australian culture that supports people to live healthy, safe and satisfying lives, unaffected by drug and alcohol problems. The organisation is led by a group of impressive executives with experience across drug research, neuropsychology, rehabilitation & community services

Is this your perfect match?

This not-for-profit is in the business of empowering the vulnerable in the community. Because of the compassionate nature of their work, it is the perfect fit for a Talent Acquisition Specialist with a people-centric approach, paired with a commercial ability to carefully allocate resources. Working on a small but mighty team, you will source the perfect candidates for roles across Australia.

Whilst the role is mainly focused on recruitment and onboarding, the role also provides general HR and payroll administrative support from time to time.

What you’ll be doing

  • Drafting and posting job ads on various platforms
  • Conduct phone screens and participate on interview panels
  • Coordinate interview logistics, and facilitate candidate care throughout the process
  • Collaborate with hiring managers during the hiring process
  • Conduct reference and pre-employment checks
  • Prepare admin and correspondence for employee life cycle changes (higher duties, secondments etc)
  • Coordinate exit procedures for departing employees
  • General HR and payroll administrative support (generating monthly reports, updating employee records on HRIS, responding to general inquiries in HR inbox etc)

About you

  • You are a self-starter and outstanding communicator, someone who is action-oriented and operationally driven to help implement changes
  • You are a skilled multitasker who can handle multiple operational activities simultaneously and keep on top of project work
  • You have excellent candidate management skills, balanced with the ability to collaborate with hiring managers to ensure the perfect placements
  • HR or business degree qualified
  • Previous experience in Talent Acquisition and HR admin
  • Confidence using HRIS system (ELMO desirable)

Job ID: 1227932

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Workplace Relations Specialist

Join a reputable organisation committed to making a meaningful impact in the community and driving positive social change.

  • Circa $170K + salary packaging
  • CBD/Hybrid
  • Purpose driven entity

As they continue to grow and prioritise capability enhancement, they seek a legal practitioner to join their dedicated people team. This role offers a diverse and dynamic environment, with ample opportunities for engagement and rewards.

The Opportunity:
As a pivotal member of the team, you will serve as a subject matter expert, offering specialised advice on employee and industrial relations to the executive and the broader business partnering team. Your role will involve leading efforts to address complex workplace issues, disputes, grievances, disciplinary matters, and facilitating change consultations.


What You’ll Do:

  • Provide strategic, responsive, and practical guidance on employment legislation, policies, and practices, ensuring effective management of complex people issues.
  • Stay updated on the evolving landscape of employment law, leading the interpretation and implementation of relevant changes.
  • Take charge of IR projects, policy development, and change initiatives related to industrial and employee relations matters.
  • Foster positive relationships and facilitate effective communication between the union and organisational leadership.

What You’ll Need:

  • Tertiary qualifications in law, accompanied by a valid practising certificate.
  • A strategic mindset combined with a pragmatic approach to problem solving.
  • Extensive experience in navigating complex IR matters within the current legal framework.
  • Impeccable attention to detail, along with exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • The ability to thrive in a complex environment, demonstrating a sense of urgency and effective prioritisation.
  • A composed demeanour, capable of maintaining calm and clarity in challenging situations.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to contribute to an organisation dedicated to driving positive change.

Job ID: 1191196

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HR Business Partner (Part Time)

Our client is a leading financial services organisation that is experiencing significant transformation and growth.

  • HR Business Partner (ER focus)
  • Permanent, part-time (3 days)
  • Circa $180K – $200K FTE

The HR function is led by a truly people focused Chief People Officer who enables their team to achieve their full potential. This is a unique role supporting a designated client group and taking the lead in the IR/ER space as well as upskilling the ER capability of more junior team members.

What You’ll Do

  • You’ll build effective relationships. You’ll focus on building great relationships with people leaders to understand their strategic business objectives, talent agenda, challenges and opportunities for development.
  • Partner with people managers. You’ll coach and consult to a specific client group on all things people-related including talent management, employee capability and succession planning.
  • Support with navigating ambiguity. You’ll bring your well-honed commercial acumen so that when you take a seat at the table, you’re providing guidance around more than just people matters.
  • Utilise your analytical skills. By leveraging people metrics, survey data and other insights you’ll help drive a greater focus on key metrics like employee engagement and attrition to ensure retention objectives are met.

Your background

  • You’ll have a well-rounded generalist skillset. You’ll have experience in culture and engagement, organisational design and leadership and capability development.
  • You will bring expertise in industrial and employee relations. You will be comfortable taking part in leading the negotiating of enterprise agreements.
  • You’ll have experience working within a sophisticated people function. The organisation is continuing to evolve and enhance its people function and want to lean on people that have worked in best practice environments
  • You’re a collaborator and can influence. You will be able to influence, and coach leaders and have experience developing and leading organisational change initiatives.
  • You’re adaptable and comfortable with ambiguity. You’ll be able to manage competing priorities and pivot based on the organisation’s changing needs.
  • You’re a creative problem-solver. You are curious about people and organisational issues that help you drive creative solutions.

Benefits on offer

  • 12 days carers leave per year
  • Gender affirmation leave – 4 weeks paid + 48 weeks unpaid leave
  • 20 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Menstrual and menopause leave
  • Additional paid leave over the end-of-year closure
  • Health & Wellbeing allowance

Job ID: 1189478

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