Talent Acquisition Consultant

  • Sodexo
  • Melbourne VIC, Australia
  • 22/08/2019
Full time Government and Public Sector Healthcare, Social Assistance and Aged Care Hospitality and Catering Mining , Oil and Gas

Job Description



Talent Acquisition Consultant

Join Sodexo’s talent acquisition team to take up this exciting opportunity and support a national footprint of sites across multiple business segments with the world’s 19th largest employer world-wide. 

As a key part of the ANZ HR community, the TA team is tasked to deliver a quality internal recruitment service to the business by partnering with hiring managers to successfully attract and engage candidates for wide ranging job briefs that meet the current operational and future growth needs of the business.

This fast-paced TA role will see you manage the end to end recruitment of both blue and white collar roles within Corporate, Education and Healthcare segments where we deliver on-site services in Facilities Management and Food services.

About the role:

You will:

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to understand the needs of the business and ensure the attraction, engagement and onboarding of suitably qualified, high calibre candidates 
  •  Manage both local and interstate recruitment activities as required (this role may involve getting out and about interstate)
  • Deliver end to end recruitment for your designated portfolio; including seeking role briefs, creating job advertisements, screening & shortlisting, interviewing, coordinating and facilitating hiring manager interviews and managing the pre-employment process through to offer stage.
  • Provide an excellent customer/candidate experience and a high level of customer service to hiring managers 
  •  Juggle different recruitment projects that will relate to large scale candidate acquisition as we  mobilise new commercial contracts balanced with supporting ongoing contracts with their ongoing people needs
  • Build relationships with Operational and Business Managers to provide talent acquisition advice to enable effective planning for  future resourcing needs
  • Strategic and proactive sourcing using digital recruitment channels such as websites, social media and professional networks relying on your Marketplace understanding 

About you:

You are a talent acquisition professional who thrives in a fast-paced fluid environment. You have a solutions focussed approach with ability to think and act proactively. You have excellent time management and prioritisation skills with the ability to problem solve and make process improvement suggestions that will enhance the candidate and hiring manager experience.

You will bring:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience Talent Acquisition/Recruitment Experience ideally within the services industry
  • Demonstrated experience in a high volume recruitment environment (both blue and white collar roles)
  • Strong sourcing expertise with the ability to attract and engage both active and passive talent by using digital sourcing channels and marketing the Sodexo employer brand
  • Trained in best practice recruitment methods, such as behavioural interviewing
  • Effective stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to coach and influence stakeholders
  •  Demonstrated competency using applicant tracking systems / talent acquisition suites   
  •  Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources or related discipline preferred

What we’ll give you

Benefits – variety – you can be assured no 2 days will be the same! We’re a large company with opportunities to move around the business if that’s what your career aspirations want. This is a chance to be part of the journey to cement the subject matter expertise of Talent Acquisition as a key point of difference as we focus on attracting then engaging and retaining talent. We offer additional leave days for Support Centre team members, flexible and family friendly working arrangements, suite of employee benefits in keeping with a large corporate including discounts in health insurance and travel.

About Sodexo 

Sodexo began operations in Australia in 1982 and now provides on-site services at over 300 diverse locations throughout Australia. Today we have over 4,000 employees in Australia who are part of the global Sodexo team of 425, 000.  

Sodexo designs, manages and delivers innovative integrated solutions that not only improve the way our clients businesses run on a daily basis, but enhance Quality of Life for our clients, consumers and employees. 


Recruitment - Internal