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Talent Acquisition Business Partner

Nova Systems - Adelaide, SA

HR & Recruitment
Source: uWorkin


About the Opportunity:

Due to an internal staff transfer, we have a permanent opportunity for an experienced Talent Acquisition Business Partner to join our People team. The role can be based in either Adelaide or Canberra. This role is an internal, capability building recruitment role providing support to our Operation Managers, Program Managers and other hiring managers within the domestic and global business units. There is a strong focus on active and passive candidate management and stakeholder engagement. You'll need to be fully conversant and comfortable with traditional and contemporary channels and approaches.

The Nova Group comprises Nova Systems, Geoplex, GVH Aerospace and Two10Degrees supporting a variety of clients across Defence (CASG), Government, Civil Aviation and Defence industries. The roles we recruit to are often complex Engineering and Technical disciplines. Experience in sourcing talent for Engineering Projects, understanding the Project Management life-cycle and an understanding of the Defence contracting model would be highly regarded.

Reporting to the Talent Acquisition Manager, you will provide global recruitment support to our teams across the entire recruitment lifecycle. You will partner with the business to provide strategic advice, monitor compliance and support leaders to enable stakeholders to reach their goals.

You will be a "tech savvy" digital innovator, comfortable with modern technical practices that ensure we optimise where possible. The environment we operate in is dynamic, technical, and AGILE and you will need to have a "Change management mindset" to deliver in a project-based engineering consulting environment. This is an internally focussed role concentrating on building capability. Your prime customer is the internal Nova Group stakeholder, therefore a strong sales approach is not required for this position.

A recruiting background in either Defence, Engineering, Technical or ICT is advantageous

You will be responsible for:

  • Partnering with leaders and stakeholders (Globally) to provide strategic recruitment advice whilst delivering a premium service focused on outcomes.
  • Supporting the recruitment process thought the entire lifecycle.
  • Building sustainable and relevant talent pipelines to meet future workforce demands.
  • Designing, construct and maintain relevant sourcing strategies for your stakeholder group to meet current and future workforce demands.
  • Utilising social media to contact active and passive talent pools.
  • Providing mentoring, coaching and advice to key stakeholders regarding best talent acquisition practice and methodologies.
  • Participating in interviews (when possible) and providing advice to Hiring Managers and decision makers within the business regarding the interview process.
  • Provide frontline support throughout the recruitment process including responding to telephone enquiries, managing responses to applications, coordinating interviews and screening
  • Providing data driven advice to Hiring Managers where possible to form decision making (Power BI, statistics, information etc).
  • Ensuring digital technologies are used wherever possible to engage with your customers.
  • Providing an innovative "Optimise where possible" approach to your workplace.
  • Designing, construct and maintain advertising campaigns that meet tactical and strategic business requirements.
  • Reviewing and contribute to policy, procedure and systems thinking enhancements.

About you:

  • Min 3-5 years recruitment experience - (Internal Preferred).
  • Australian Citizen (Due to Defence requirements).
  • A relevant tertiary qualification (Min Diploma level preferred).
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated initiative, trust and reliability and the ability to work autonomously.
  • Out of the box and forward thinking.
  • Passion for innovation and improvement; opportunity finder and issues resolver.
  • Experience in using (or appetite to use) digital platforms to optimise process.
  • Experience in Technical Recruitment - Defence, Engineering and or Technical Trade disciplines preferred.
  • Experienced user of traditional and contemporary advertising channels and approaches.
  • Experiences user Human Resource Management Systems.
  • Experienced user of MS Office programs.

In return, we'll give you a rewarding and challenging work environment where you feel like your efforts directly contribute to Nova's success.

What is it like to work with us:

As a professional services firm, we recognise that it's our people who are our greatest asset. At Nova we work on some pretty interesting, diverse and at times highly complex projects. We ensure employees have the opportunity to work in a unique environment that is fun and down-to-earth, while having the support to perform to the best of their ability in the safest possible manner.

We commit to giving all employees the opportunity to grow their skills, gain valuable experience and develop professionally. Everyone at Nova can expect open, direct communication from their leaders and peers. Everyone at Nova can expect to be rewarded for their efforts.

We commit to providing equal opportunities to all Novan's, and recognise that honesty, fairness, mutual respect and the responsible exercise of power are fundamental to achieving equity for all.

What you get beyond the pay cheque:

With a strong company culture and high retention rate, Nova Group has been recognised as one of "Top 50 best places to work" in Australia. In addition, Nova was recently ranked in the "Top 50 Most Innovative Companies" in Australia.

  • Flexible working conditions (new ways of working);
  • Access to Defence Health, Travel and Life Insurance;
  • Annual 3-day Conference;
  • Personal and Professional Development Allowance and Leave;
  • Reserve Leave, Loyalty Leave and Purchased Leave;
  • Novated Leasing and Salary Sacrifice;
  • Nova Employee Share Offer;
  • Buddying and Mentoring Program;
  • Innovation Program;
  • Do you own a Safari Suit or Kaftan? Sense of humour required!

To apply, please click on the "apply now" button and submit your resume using the "upload resume" function in PDF Format (only).

Alternatively, for a confidential discussion contact Jason in Nova's Talent Acquisition Team on (08) 8252 7100.