Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

Berkeley Vale NSW, Australia

  • Permanent - Regular - Full Time Role
  • Flexible - Hybrid Working
  • Central Coast Location

Sanitarium is an organization made up of a passionate group of people who believe in the potential of every Australian to live well.  Everything we do – from the foods we create, to our role in the community and how we care for our staff – is guided by this philosophy.

We are an organisation driven by our purpose and values. If you enjoy seeing people engaged in their work and delivering meaningful outcomes, you share our passion and can respect our values this is a great opportunity.

Main Purpose of the Role

Reporting to the Talent Acquisition & Workforce Planning Leader this role will act as a collaborative partner and trusted advisor to the hiring managers. You will provide talent acquisition advisory services to the assigned group of business leaders and functions managing end-to-end recruitment process. You will also partner with the assigned business in planning for talent sourcing and workforce planning. You will champion our EVP & D&I recruitment strategy.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities, include: 

  • Providing recruiting and talent advisory service to hiring managers with a focus on strong hiring manager and candidate experience and satisfaction.
  • Provide leadership and coaching to internal key actors in the recruiting process (HR and hiring managers) to ensure process alignment and to drive recruiting effectiveness.
  • Lead proactive talent pipelining for identified key target groups and maintain the candidate pipeline for future roles. Understand talent supply and demand dynamics, review hiring needs and develop sourcing plan.
  • Manage end to end recruitment process championing our EVP & ensure employer branding initiatives are embedded as part of the recruiting process including job adverts, hiring manager and candidate interactions and interview and assessment process.
  • Understanding the fundamental business and talent strategy and how to link inclusion & diversity recruiting to business priorities and initiatives. Implement ID&E recruitment sourcing strategy.
  • Collaborate with the Talent Acquisition Leader for the recruitment of strategic roles and as needed on other talent acquisition initiatives (e.g., campus recruitment, candidate relationship management, recruitment process optimization).
  • Ensure compliance with talent acquisition process standards and best practices.
  • Ensure data sanctity and integrity in the ATS to ensure meaningful reports are generated.
  • Lead & manage the direct report/s performance & development.

 The right candidates must be able to demonstrate: 

  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources or related discipline.
  • At least 5 years recruitment experience in an advisor capacity and recruitment experience for customer-focused roles.
  • Ability to build strong relationships & experience in developing relationships with hiring managers as well as proactively communicating with candidates to ensure a positive recruitment experience.
  • Experience in sourcing using different channels including jobsites, social media, referrals, web2.0, diversity & inclusion platforms etc.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills.
  • Expert with use of LinkedIn, ATS and other recruitment tools to identify and engage with top talent.
  • Team Player -- Collaborative style of working, sharing successes with wider team.


Why us? 

We have 125 years of history and purpose.  We Change Lives Everyday across our various businesses across multiple continents and we do this through our strong culture.  We have strong leadership and a mindset of growth & expansion. We have salary packaging benefits, and we know that rest is important and that is why we finish work at lunch time Friday & you won’t hear from us over your weekend.  We also know we work in a different world of flexibility, so hybrid working is on the table.  


Type: Permanent

Category: H.R. and Recruitment

Reference ID: SA0SANNV000007

Date Posted: 22/06/2022