Talent Acquisition Lead - Macquarie Park

Coles Supermarkets Macquarie Park

Requisition ID:  51495  
Employment Type:  Full time  

Good things start here

Hi, we’re Coles Group. Our purpose is to sustainably feed all Australians to help them live healthier, happier lives. We’re an essential part of communities right across the country, with our family of 120,000 team members helping 21 million customers every week. With such a big responsibility, we rely on our brilliant leaders to operate with pace and passion and drive a people first culture, focussed on delighting our customers.

About the role

This role will be required until the end of June 2023, and is a great opportunity for an internal secondment. You will be part of our high performing Retail Leadership Talent Acquisition team who look after recruiting specialist and leadership roles in our retail business across the Coles Group nationally.

We pride ourselves on providing best in class recruitment delivery for the business, as well as consultative and strategic partnering to support talent decisions and approaches. We’re serious about what we do but like to have a lot of fun while we do it.


You’ll have previous experience managing high volume end to end recruitment (ideally within a multi-site retail business or similar), working strategically with stakeholders, candidate management and sourcing and be a strong and supportive team player. This role is be best suited to someone who has strong communication skills, a can-do attitude, can work calmly under pressure and possesses a professional work ethic.


This role can either be based in VIC, QLD or NSW for the right candidate.


What you’ll be doing


  • End to end recruitment management, ensuring great candidate care and hiring manager experiences, delivering customer focused recruitment strategies to the business
  • Partnering with a range of business stakeholders, providing insights and guidance to support key hiring and talent decisions
  • Proactive sourcing and pipelining, utilising various channels to market, such as LinkedIn recruiter, and engaging the business to drive a consistent flow of talent into Coles
  • Support and / or manage various initiatives and projects across relevant business areas
  • Supporting the wider team where required to ensure we are consistently delivering and delighting our stakeholders


Good things you’ll need


  • Experience with end-to-end high-volume recruitment in a retail environment preferred
  • Results driven with a high attention to detail, organised and ability to manage and meet multiple deadlines
  • Proven and successful background as a proactive and value add Talent Acquisition professional within an internal or external function
  • Strong experience in partnering and influencing at all levels
  • Extensive knowledge in talent pipelining and proactive sourcing
  • Working within a fast-paced environment with high levels of complexity Experience with SuccessFactors or similar HRIS or related field, along with Job Evaluation accreditation and experience


Why Coles?
You’re joining a culture that truly cares about your wellbeing, values what you do and celebrates your success. We’ll invest in you and your career with awesome training, development and leadership programs. You’ll also receive fantastic team member discounts across our supermarkets and brands.

As part of our focus on achieving a gender balanced workforce, we belong to the WORK180 network as an endorsed employer for women. Our commitment to helping all women thrive in the workplace includes initiatives such as our recently updated parental leave policy, flexible working options and our Employee Assistance Program.

You can 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 hear from you
If you like the sound of us and you have the skills, experience and motivation to succeed in this role, please take the next step and submit your application.