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Talent Acquisition Lead

Darwin, Australia

Reference: 5990683

  • Looking for a new challenge in the recruitment space?
  • Competitive remuneration package and benefits - circa $95k (negotiable based on skills and experience)
  • Get ready to make a difference in this fast-paced role!

We currently have a new opportunity - we are seeking a transformational, innovative, passionate, and progressive individual to lead and manage our Talent Acquisition area.

Operating within an agile structure coupled with a high-performance culture, this position leads the talent attraction and selection processes and services for City of Darwin. In this role, you will be delivering contemporary recruitment solutions, strategies and advice across the organisation and fostering proactive, client focused, capability-based end to end recruitment services.

For other essential requirements, please refer to the position description.

About you:

You are someone who can lead from the front and develop sustainable talent and hiring strategies. With the ability to provide advice and support to hiring managers, you are also someone who can identify target candidate markets, review and execute employer branding activities and build talent pipelines.

As a leader, you are contemporary, collaborative, and responsive, with the capacity to lead change and engagement whilst fostering effective internal and external relationships. With a Degree in Human Resource Management (and/or equivalent experience), you will also bring a minimum of five years' experience in the delivery of end-to-end recruitment services, be able to pass a National Criminal History Check and have a current Drivers Licence.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a progressive, innovative, and forward-thinking team, supporting the delivery of our vision Darwin 2030 - City for People, City of Colour and our Strategic Directions:

  • A capital city with best practices and sustainable infrastructure
  • A safe, liveable, and healthy city
  • A cool, clean, and green city
  • A smart and prosperous city
  • A vibrant and creative city

Why join us?

At City of Darwin, we're passionate about building and sustaining a high-performance culture that motivates our people to deliver exceptional results. You will align with and flourish in a fast-paced environment that focuses on strategic outcomes and embraces collaboration and innovation.

In return, we offer a competitive remuneration package, generous leave entitlements and super, which is negotiable depending on your skills, knowledge, and experience.

In addition to the above, you'll know that you're helping members of your community with services that will greatly enhance their quality of life when it has never been more valuable.

Don't delay. Make a difference. Apply now.

The City of Darwin is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment. We encourage people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background to apply.

As part of Council's recruitment process, successful applications will undergo pre-employment assessments, which may include a medical.


Applications Close: 08 Jul 2022


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