Talent Acquisition Advisor

Job Description

About C&K

The Childcare and Kindergarten Association Limited (C&K) is a not-for-profit early childhood provider with nearly 350 early childhood education and care services located across Queensland. C&K acknowledges that each child and family have unique early education and care requirements and so we provide a range of different programs including childcare, kindergarten, outside school hours' care and integrated services.

About the opportunity

The position is responsible for ensuring that C&K attracts exceptional people to meet its resourcing requirements that can contribute to achieving its vision of being a place where every child flourishes. Key accountabilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Fill permanent and fixed term contract vacancies
  • Manage the end-to-end recruitment life cycle for permanent and fixed term contract positions.
  • Provide value added advice to hiring managers
  • Build productive working relationships with hiring managers and candidates.
  • Build an in-depth understanding of the Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) sector, labour market knowledge and trends. Use this knowledge to inform recruitment strategies.
  • Use pro-active sourcing strategies including candidate database searches, SEEK Premium Talent Search and LinkedIn Recruiter.
  • Build candidate talent pools for both current and future resourcing requirements.
  • Identify business and/or process improvements and make recommendations to realise them.
  • Meet and exceed targets including; recruitment volume, time-to-fill, cost per hire, hiring manager satisfaction and new employee satisfaction.
  • Work effectively with the Recruitment Team including referring candidates for other permanent positions, relief shift positions and assist with relief shift recruitment as required.
  • Involvement with ad-hoc projects as identified and required.

This position can be based at our Central office (Kedron) or one of our regional offices (e.g. Mackay, Townville, Cairns, Gladstone, Rockhampton) and will have the flexibility to work from home.

About you

This role will suit someone with the following experience, skills and abilities: 

  • Experience in an end-to-end, hands-on, high-volume internal recruitment or recruitment agency position(s).
  • A pro-active approach, with experience of generating talent pools through candidate database searches and use of tools such as SEEK Premium Talent Search and LinkedIn Recruiter.
  • Experience using recruitment management systems/applicant tracking systems, Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) and Payroll systems.
  • Competent Microsoft Office skills in Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Strong relationship building skills, with the ability to influence and negotiate as required.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment, work collaboratively with colleagues and autonomously/independently as required.
  • Strong communication skills (written and oral).
  • A customer centric approach and focus to provide exceptional customer service.
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to effectively prioritise, manage workloads and expectations.
  • Ability to maintain a high-level of confidentiality and integrity.

C&K is committed to an inclusive workforce and we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally-diverse backgrounds.  All C&K employees are required to undergo background checks which includes police checks.

Please note the advertising closing date is indicative only. C&K reserve the right to close the advertisement before this date is reached. Therefore, it is encouraged that you submit your application as soon as possible.

If this sounds like you, please apply now!