Opportunities at Melbourne Business School
Talent Acquisition Partner

Melbourne Business School  
Employment Type:
FP - Full-Time Permanent  
P&C - People and Culture
Closing Date:
Supporting Documentation:

At Melbourne Business School (MBS) our purpose is to unleash ideas and leaders for a sustainable future. Our vision is to be among the top-ranked providers of business education within the Asia-Pacific Region, to be the first choice of students and clients seeking award and non-award educational experiences, and to be esteemed globally as a leading supplier of academic and business research.

The opportunity

Coming into a newly created position, you will be part of a small team of highly motivated professionals with a remit to build a sustainable workforce through the attraction, recruitment and onboarding of talent, enabling Melbourne Business School to achieve its strategic objectives.

With our candidate & stakeholder experience at the core of the Talent Acquisition approach, in collaboration with key stakeholders and People & Culture team members, you will be responsible for developing strategies and practises to support our vision to make MBS an employer of choice, to celebrate diversity and welcome all people.

Your accountabilities will include:

  • Develop and implement a talent acquisition strategy that responds to the current and future requirements of MBSL and strengthens our position in the employment market
  • Enhance our employer brand, developing our employee value proposition and brand assets to bring our EVP to life across a range of channels
  • Manage end to end recruitment and selection through to talent onboarding, bringing your subject matter expertise and developing resources for process and organisational impacts whilst upskilling managers and leaders in this area
  • Provide seamless, high quality experiences to internal and external candidates
  • Partner with stakeholders across the business, through developing trusted relationships and providing market insights and guidance, to support key hiring and talent decisions
  • Collaborate with the People & Culture team members and the wider School to understand talent gaps, proactively develop talent pipe for critical roles to meet current and future needs.
  • Analyse recruitment activity to ensure ongoing improvement.

About you

Highly motivated and engaged, you are an experienced, value adding Talent Acquisition professional with demonstrated depth of capability across all aspects of the recruitment and selection function, having held a similar role in an in-house environment with exposure or experience in the higher education sector.

This will be accompanied by:

  • An undergraduate degree in Human Resources, Marketing or an associated business discipline
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of attraction strategies and best practice recruitment and selection processes
  • Demonstrated knowledge of best practice recruitment and selection processes, talent pipelining and proactive sourcing, with an understanding of key players in the recruitment industry
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of attraction strategies, including delivering out of the box recruitment solutions for hard to fill roles
  • Proven ability to develop strong trusted internal client relationships, with experience in partnering and influencing diverse stakeholders at all levels of an organisation
  • Appetite and ability to be agile, with proven success managing multiple priorities across a variety of business areas within a dynamic and complex environment
  • Demonstrable high level of customer service
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstratable initiative and strong problem-solving skills alongside solid judgment skills
  • Ability to look for solutions to meet business needs, effect continuous improvement and/or the development of initiatives
  • A passion for your field, making a business impact with a genuine interest in marketing and social media

What’s on offer

  • A challenging and rewarding role with the leading Business School in Australia
  • Working alongside talented people who are passionate about providing exceptional learning experiences to leaders and managers
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Employee benefits include: flexible work arrangements; NFP salary packaging; subsidised School gym; Health and Wellbeing programs; and access to world class learning and development programs

If you would like to be considered for this role, we look forward to receiving your application including a covering letter and a current resume.