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External Worker Management Lead



External Worker Management Lead  Coles Supermarkets  HAWTHORN EAST 


Requisition ID:  15196 

Employment Type:  Full time 


Keep the good things coming


If you’re looking for a fresh start, you’ve come to the right place. We’re a large and iconic portfolio of trusted Australian brands – which means there are always exciting challenges and career opportunities waiting for you.


You might have a new title, but no matter what you do here you’ll be part of delivering our collective purpose: to sustainably feed all Australians so they can lead healthier, happier lives.


We’re a diverse bunch and we authentically celebrate this at Coles Group. Our People & Culture team work hard to create an inclusive workplace driven by support and empowerment. Working across our Centres of Excellence, P&C Central and Business Partnering, we focus on bringing out the best in our people, making their lives easier through better experiences, helpful tools, innovative tech and ongoing career opportunities.


About the role 


Coles successfully implemented SAP Fieldglass in 2020 to manage and oversee our external contractor/consultant workforce as the first iterative phase of our improvement journey. As a key part of the broader Talent Acquisition and People & Culture teams, our External Worker Management team manage these engagements and deliver a high-quality, customer focussed experience for our hiring community, as well as supporting our external suppliers to attract contingent talent into the business.



What you'll be doing


Utilising your Talent Acquisition or contractor management understanding we are seeking a proactive and enthusiastic individual comfortable to engage, listen and run with a range of activities in a fast-paced recruitment environment. In turn, you will gain exposure to a variety of corporate, technology and FMCG business needs across our wide-ranging Coles Group as well as improvement initiatives.


If you’re interesting in joining a highly-productive and fun Talent Acquisition team on the first rung of an exciting journey and comfortable building relationships through guidance, proactive customer support and clear processes, we’d like to start a conversation about your potential next career move to Coles!


Offering flexible working, autonomy, and a supportive working environment - Are you ready to start your journey with one of Australia’s most iconic and fast-moving businesses?



Good things you'll need 


  • Prior experience with high volume contingent/contractor recruitment either internal or agency based
  • Experience working with external suppliers to attract contingent talent into the business
  • Demonstrate strong capability in partnering with stakeholders and taking initiative
  • Have a strong consultative nature and customer-centric approach
  • Be resilient and thrive in a fast-paced agile environment
  • Knowledge of Fieldglass a bonus but not essential



Why Coles?
We’re committed to making this a great place to work, from day one. From flexible working arrangements to discounts across all our internal brands (including 5% off at Coles supermarkets!), there are plenty of reasons to love working here. Explore all this and more at our Coles Careers website.


For everyone who shares our passion
We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities and cultures – including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the LGBTQI+ community and people living with disability. We’re happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs – so reach out to us at www.careers.colesgroup.com.au > Careers for everyone > Disability employment.


We’d love to meet you
If you have the skills, experience and motivation to succeed in this role, please take the next step and submit your application.