Talent Acquisition Specialist
About the Role
Talent Acquisition Specialists manage the full lifecycle of talent acquisition and planning for an organisation including on-boarding and off-boarding. The key focus is on recruitment activities including profiling, identifying, attracting, interviewing and assessing both active and passive candidates.
Talent Acquisition specialists develop and execute sourcing strategies to identify and engage candidates. They create applicant pools and talent pipeline for future workforce planning. They partner with hiring managers to gain a deeper understanding of each role.
Key Industries for employment opportunities are: Administrative and Support Services; Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; and Public Administration and Safety.
Salary Expectation: $71,000 – $110,000
Qualifications, Training, Licenses
You can work as a Talent Acquisition Specialist without formal qualifications.
Knowledge & Capabilities
Detailed knowledge of contemporary sourcing, selection and recruitment approaches.
Experience in developing and managing high volume recruitment campaigns.
Tech savvy and an interest in optimizing recruitment software tools.
Strong organisational skills and the ability to multitask.
Ability to creatively source candidates and build talent pools.
Advanced consultation, negotiation and influencing skills.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Proficient with documenting processes and up to date with industry trends.
Pathway - Formal
Complete High School Certificate and on-the-job training. The Recruitment and Consulting Services Association (RCSA) offers a variety of qualifications and training courses for those wishing to enter the field.