Talent Acquisition Business Partner

About the role
This is a permanent, full-time, Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm position working 35 hours per week. This position is located at the Nowra Administration Building.

The advertised salary is based on the grade of the position, comprising of 4 steps within the range shown. The starting salary is at Step 1 within the grade. Progression through the salary steps shall be based upon the achievement of performance objectives relating to the position.

Reporting directly to the Lead – Human Resources, the focus of this position is to:

  • Partner with directorate leaders to ensure an understanding of their business needs and provide high quality advice and support on Talent Acquisition / Recruitment matters.
  • Create and develop talent sourcing solutions that deliver on Council's strategic plans and objectives.
  • Manage end to end recruitment and selection, from posting job advertisements, applicant screening, conducting pre-employment checks, offer and acceptance of employment contracts and onboarding in adherence with Council’s Recruitment and Selection Policy.
  • Provide specialised recruitment advice and guidance to hiring managers, ensuring a smooth and effective process.
  • Actively seek and engage with potential candidates through various channels, including social media and professional networks.

Skills & Experience
To be successful in the position, you will be/ possess:

  • Tertiary level qualification in human resources, employment relations, organisational development, business, or a similar field, or proven related work experience at a Talent Acquisition or Business Partner level.
  • Experience in a Talent Acquisition/Recruitment role in a complex and diverse organisation.
  • Experience partnering with organisational leaders with a proven track record of delivering quality people outcomes.
  • Effective communication, influencing, negotiation, networking, and customer service skills
  • Experience working with online recruitment candidate management and selection systems or other demonstrated systems experience.
  • Current Class C Drivers Licence.
  • Proof of Australian residency or citizenship

About Shoalhaven City Council
Shoalhaven City Council is a dynamic organisation serving a large and diverse community; limitless opportunity exists for an exciting and rewarding career. The Shoalhaven is located just 2 hours from Sydney and 2.5 hours from Canberra. The Shoalhaven is home to 104,000 people and comprises of 49 unique towns and villages. It is a place of great natural beauty and offers an enviable lifestyle and positive work-life balance.

We are committed to creating a positive culture and strong team environment, and offer a range of benefits:

  • Generous Leave Entitlements
  • Long Service Leave After 5 Years
  • 9 Day Fortnight for Outdoor Staff
  • Flexitime for Indoor Staff
  • Remote Working Arrangements
  • Fitness Passport
  • Novated Lease Arrangements
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance
  • Training and Development Programs

How to Apply
You will be required to submit an online application by attaching your resume (please ensure you submit in Word or PDF format) and respond to questions regarding general information about you.

In addition, you will be required to demonstrate how you satisfy the requirements of the position by answering the below questions relevant to the essential criteria as outlined in the job advertisement.

For more information on the application process, please visit how to apply on Councils website.

  1. At Shoalhaven City Council our corporate core values are: Collaboration, Adaptability, Integrity and Respect. Please choose one value and advise how you have enacted this value in a professional setting.
  2. Please list the relevant qualifications and experience you hold.
  3. Briefly describe the relevant recruitment software and technology you have experience using.
  4. Why do you want to work at Shoalhaven City Council?

Contact:  Lucas Winton – Lead – Human Resources – 02 4429 5453

Applications Close: Thursday, 22 February 2024(at Midnight)

Shoalhaven City Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to embracing diversity and inclusion, and encourages applications from people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds.

When your application has been submitted completely, you will receive a confirmation email.

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