Talent & Engagment Specialist (6-month fixed term)
Callaghan Innovation
Wellington, New Zealand
9h ago

Keen to be part of a dynamic team engaging talent?

Experienced in providing a seamless recruitment experience?

If so, we are keen to hear from you!

About the Role

Come join our People and Capability team, in the role of Talent & Engagement Specialist for 6 months to support bringing on great talent to deliver our programmes, projects and initiatives across the organisation.

In this role you will :

  • Manage the end to end recruitment process in conjunction with our ePMO team, including sourcing, shortlisting, coordinating and participating in interviews and reference checks while providing an exceptional and consistent candidate experience
  • Work with the ePMO leadership team, programme managers and initiative owners to proactively manage their resource plans, including sharing of resources across the portfolio
  • Implement and support the development of our talent and sourcing strategy to enable our managers in making excellent hiring decisions
  • Be responsible for and provide tracking, reporting and analytics around recruitment to ensure effective workforce planning and enable our leadership team to make informed decisions.
  • Provide expertise to build capability within the business across our talent engagement process.
  • About You

  • To be successful in this role you will have;
  • 3-5 years' experience as a Talent and Sourcing or Recruitment Specialist in a complex, fast paced and specialist environment (ideally in an internal recruitment team)
  • Proven experience in proactive networking and sourcing of talent by using digital search tools, automated recruitment technologies and social media
  • A tertiary qualification in HR, business or related discipline, including knowledge of NZ employment legislation or relevant experience (desirable)
  • Experience in building successful relationships, partnering and influencing leaders at all levels of the organisation
  • Previous experience working in an environment applying agile methodology and knowledge of Tikanga Māori is desirable
  • About Us

    Callaghan Innovation is New Zealand's innovation agency. We activate innovation and help businesses grow faster for a better New Zealand.

    To do this we partner with ambitious businesses of all sizes, delivering a range of innovation and research and development (R&D) services to suit each stage of their growth.

    Our staff - including more than 200 of New Zealand's leading scientists and engineers - empower innovators by connecting people, opportunities and networks, and providing tailored technical solutions, skills and capability development programmes, and grants co-funding.

    Callaghan Innovation provides a healthy and safe environment which encourages inclusiveness, diversity and collaboration, putting our people and the heart of what we do.

    In addition, we can offer you :

  • The ability to work alongside some of New Zealand's most talented individuals and the opportunity to work in a supportive team
  • The chance to make a difference in an innovative organisation
  • The opportunity to grow and develop your skills
  • Flexible work arrangements and hours
  • If you are looking for the opportunity to make a difference in an incredibly stimulating role, please APPLY NOW.

    Applications close Friday 2 October 2020.

    Please contact recruitment callaghaninnovation.govt.nz if you have any questions.

    You must have the right to live and work in NZ to apply for this job.

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