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Full Time, Ongoing 

The HR & Recruitment Officer provides end-to-end recruitment coordination for the day to day sourcing of new employees, along with generalist HR support and advice across the organisation.

This position is an extremely interesting one where you will get to use your recruitment and generalist HR skills. It is a job which involves considerable internal stakeholder contact, collaboration and coordination of the full range of on-boarding activities.

We’re looking for a guru when it comes to recruiting the best talent and you will know how to research emerging industry trends and collaborate in an honest and engaging way that adds value.

We operate in a fast paced environment and you’ll need to be responsive and timely in the support you provide across the organisation. At times you’ll be called on to provide HR advice, make recommendations and interpret the enterprise agreement.


What you can expect to do:

  • Coordinate all aspects of the recruitment process, including consulting with hiring managers, preparing position descriptions, advertising, phone screening and shortlisting candidates, scheduling interviews, preparing interview packs, participating in interview panels, conducting reference checks, providing candidates with feedback and making offers of employment; 

  • Research emerging industry trends and promote best practice recruitment, conduct market research in relation to salary benchmarking;

  • Prepare, review and issue employment contracts and variations across the organisation;

  • Identify opportunities to optimise and maintain the talent pool to provide a supply of pre-qualified candidates;

  • Facilitate monthly staff induction sessions, including sending calendar invitations to staff, booking training rooms, preparing presentation materials and recording attendance; 

  • Ensure all documentation and information relating to the recruitment process is collected and stored correctly;

  • Review recruitment and HR policies and procedures, making change requests as required;

  • Provide HR advice, recommendations and interpret relevant legislation, enterprise agreements and awards;

  • Contribute to the research and development of strategic HR activities and projects; and

  • Coordinate HR administration functions related to the employment life cycle and other duties which may be identified and required from time to time.


You will need to have experience in the following areas:

  • Education, training and/or relevant experience equivalent to the completion of a degree in HR and a minimum of 3 years’ experience at HR Officer level;

  • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to produce creative recruitment advertisements, professional job descriptions, minutes, reports and other HR documentation with a high degree of accuracy;

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills and an ability to connect across all levels of the organisation with people from a wide range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds, excellent networking, negotiating and influencing skills;

  • Strong organisational skills including the ability to coordinate a range of tasks and negotiate with stakeholders whilst working in an environment with competing priorities in order to meet tight deadlines;

  • Demonstrated ability to develop innovative and engaging advertisements, use multiple attraction strategies and creative methods of recruitment assessment tools;

  • Ability to conduct research, analysis and provide recommendations on strategic HR activities and projects; and

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word and Excel 10.

 Ready for your next challenge?

Please email your application to the Recruitment Officer at [email protected] by no later than 9 AM Monday 9th March 2020. Your application must contain a cover letter (no more than one page), outlining why you are interested in this opportunity and what impact you believe you can make in this role and a current resume.

At Multicultural Australia, we recognize that we are strengthened by diversity and are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with a disability to apply


Acknowledgement of country
We acknowledge the traditional custodians of all the lands on which we meet, work and live and recognise that this land has always been and always will be Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander land.


Multicultural Australia respects and values Australia’s First Nation peoples’ enormous resilience, courage, determination and often unrecognized contributions to this country’s social and economic development. We walk together in solidarity in the shared pain of the past and with shared hope for the future.