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Senior Talent Acquisition Partner

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Human Resources
North Rocks, New South Wales
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Do you want to work for a company that makes a difference in the world? At Unilever, we have a clear purpose - to make sustainable living commonplace. Through our 400 brands reaching 2.5 billion people every day, we aim to make a positive social impact globally and locally.

The opportunity & responsibilities

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Talent Acquisition Partner to join our HR Services team, based in our North Rocks office.

As the Senior Talent Acquisition Partner, you will promote the country’s Talent agenda and will bring a holistic view of both internal and external talent. You will go beyond traditional hiring options to provide innovative sourcing solutions that are both cost-effective and delivers high performing talent in the fastest ways.

The Talent Partner builds strong connectivity with the local HR VP and General Manager to build a cross-channel activation and talent sourcing strategy that will be executed by local TA teams and the regional TA sourcing hubs.

Role Summary

  • Support local HR Strategic Agenda

  • Manage internal and external recruitment

  • Manage talent mapping and talent pipeline in-market

  • Create and maintain talent knowledge

  • Work with HR Business Partners and Talent Management team to deliver workforce plans, determine key roles that require short-term and long-term talent pipeline and create internal & external talent pools.

  • Own and manage the internal & external Talent sourcing channels and educate business and HR leaders on the various sources of Talent and how to optimize these according to specific Talent needs; lead the internal activation of key internal and external channels

  • Work with the local TA team and the TA Analyst in the Regional Hub in delivering excellent Talent performance results: speed on Time to Offer Acceptance, reduce Hard To Fill Roles, and Employee Index Score.

  • Participate in company’s strategic planning regarding employee development and engagement.

  • Help find opportunities for senior leaders to actively connect with talent, speak at events and promote Unilever.

  • Provide direction, consultation and education to hiring managers on hiring process and methodologies.

  • Understands the internal talent mobility, succession plans and gaps. 

  • Facilitate the transition from FTE-based hiring to Skill-based recruiting E.g can break down traditional FTE roles into skills and output across our routes to talent

  • Responsible for executive recruitment.

  • Take the lead for ANZ in Global Recruitment Projects

  • Bring external market insights and data to shape hiring strategies

  • Advocate for Equality, Inclusion & Diversity and delivers the local Diversity hiring targets for the market

  • Own the EI&D Recruitment and Selection sourcing strategy, working with selected vendors to ensure a fair, transparent and diverse hiring process

You will bring

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree or equivalent  

  • At least 5+ years of relevant experience Talent Advisor and/or HRBP within a matrix  organization.

  • Ability to anticipate needs, advise and solve problems proactively  

  • Excellent negotiation Skills.

  • Sound knowledge of talent
    Ability to work independently and a collaborative team player

  • Genuine interest in new technologies and tools, and tech savvy. Experience in using Workday as an ATS.

  • Has a genuine passion for Talent Acquisition and demonstrated track record in delivering Talent Management solutions that drive business performance

  • Strong organisation skills as well as attention to detail and diligence

This is a great opportunity to work within an iconic and global organisation. We have gained our reputation as one of the world's most admired employers by providing an environment where individuals can achieve their goals, both professionally and personally.

Make no mistake we expect a lot from our people as they do of us. So, if you can rise to the challenge, don't waste any time - apply now!

If you require reasonable adjustments for the application and recruitment process, please advise us on

Unilever is an organisation committed to equity, inclusion and diversity to drive our business results and create a better future, every day, for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. At Unilever we are interested in every individual bringing their ‘Whole Self’ to work and this includes you! Thus if you require any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of your application so that we can support you through your recruitment journey.

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