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Talent Acquisition Advisor (Contract)

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Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Australia Wide
Categories: HR, Recruitment & Training


A little about the high performing and fun People & Culture Team at World Vision Australia:

An exceptional contract opportunity has arisen for a Talent Acquisition Advisor to join our high performing team to identify, qualify and acquire quality candidates. In this role, you will be responsible for sourcing passive candidates and cultivating a pipeline of best-in-class talent for World Vision Australia through innovative outreach methods. You will work to reduce the time it takes to fill each position while continually striving to improve the satisfaction of our people leaders.

A day in the life of our Talent Acquisition Advisor may include some of the following:

  • As a ‘Change Maker’ you will always find something to add value to and do it!
  • Own the talent acquisition cycle from end to end, spanning all areas and disciplines
  • Coach, mentor and train others to find the best people for our organisation
  • Drive technology, process and teamwork efforts to enhance the recruitment process
  • Proactively acquire passive and active talent while improving the candidate experience
  • Work with hiring managers to provide guidance, expertise, collaboration and teamwork to hire the best talent for our team
  • Utilize tools & resources to improve the efficiency of our work
  • Deliver against set metrics to provide consistent results and data-backed progress

This is a full-time contract position based at our head office in East Burwood, Victoria.

What Success Looks Like?

You excel working in an ever-changing environment and you love forming strong relationships, which let you effectively engage with stakeholders and to perform at peak.  You are a subject matter expert and can collaborate and influence with senior stakeholders to deliver the desired outcome. 

Having a proactive and fresh approach, you can overcome any obstacles that may come your way. Your energy is infectious, showcasing the passion you can bring to our organisation.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience holding leadership roles in a combination of corporate and staffing environments
  • Experience with applicant tracking systems and passive candidate sourcing
  • Experience using LinkedIn Recruiter or LinkedIn as a recruiting tool
  • Experience effectively hiring and motivating talent
  • In-house and agency experience preferable
  • Strong understanding of talent and capabilities models, recruiting fundamentals, competitive market awareness and online/social media
  • Knowledge of the web/Internet market space, academic institutions, alumni associations and other sources of great candidates
  • Excellent communication, time management and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work with internal clients to develop and iterate best-in-class profiles to reflect the talent needs of the business


Why Should You Apply?

  • We collaborate in a high performing and professional culture, committed to one common goal; the fight against global poverty, its causes and making a real difference in the world
  • We build brighter futures for vulnerable children and seeking to empower the world's poorest people.
  • Our people have access to professional development programs that include on-the-job learning, e-learning, workshops, forums, leadership development and internal mobility
  • We challenge vertical thinking and ask for horizontal perspective and implications
  • We believe in timely truth telling that seeks to understand as well as be understood, our conversation is always full of grace and authenticity
  • Together, we achieve organisational outcomes
  • Competitive salary and flexible salary packaging scheme


Why World Vision?

World Vision is a worldwide community development organisation that provides short-term and long-term assistance to 100 million people worldwide (including 2.4 million children).

We have more than 45,000 staff members working in 96 countries. For six decades, World Vision has been engaging people to work towards eliminating poverty and its causes.

Our vision for every child: Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart: the will to make it so.

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World Vision Australia is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation that is dedicated to transforming the lives of children and communities by tackling the causes of poverty. We are dedicated to increasing opportunities for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people in line with our Reconciliation Action Plan


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