Avanade Inc. Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant - Australian Citizenship Required in Canberra, Australia

9 month Fixed Term Contract - Full Benefits

Do you believe that the right people make your business successful? So do we! People are what make an organisation great. They are the true currency of the organisation! We want you to build the currency of our organisation through your knowledge of people and the Australian Market.

About you You’re a Human Resource professional who specialises in Talent Acquisition. You have a passion for people and building teams within an organisation. You truly believe that people are the biggest asset of any organisation. You find talent that have passion, skills and a growth mindset!

The role As a Senior Consultant, Talent Acquisition, you are responsible for the implementation of Global and/or Area recruiting programs as well as provides recruiting administration support to the Manager, Talent Acquisition.

You will provide guidance and interpretation to Avanade's regions and conducts research and analysis as requested and act as a liaison to the human resources and regional teams. Addition, you will ensure the completion of recruiting forms and candidate files.

Day to day you will: * Partner with Hiring Manager to define general candidate requirements (prior experience, needed skills, education, compensation ranges, etc.) * Develop sophisticated sourcing strategies and sources qualified candidates, leveraging multiple mediums (e.g., job postings, job fairs, etc.) * Ensure recruiting process, interviews, and documentation are in compliance with EEO guidelines * Deliver appropriate communication / message to candidates and applicants when appropriate; help others do the same * Ensure completion of recruiting forms and candidate file * Partner with Talent Acquisition team, HR team, and external groups to facilitate efficient and effective recruiting process * Monitor performance and status metrics; communicate status and roadblocks up to recruiting leadership; act as point of escalation * Use internal recruiting systems; track progress against plans and make adjustments as required * Contribute to various initiatives and special projects as needed (i.e., instruct interviewer training) with support of Talent Acquisition Leadership

Required Capabilities * Great presentation, communication, active listening and story-telling skills * Demonstrate understanding of the hiring profiles * Familiarity and comfort with high tech and fast paced culture * Very proficient with Boolean search strategies * Can build and manage relationships with colleagues and customers * Preferred Qualifications * Experience recruiting applicants with ""hot"" (tech) skills a plus * Knowledge of Microsoft technologies and solutions * Developed skills in negotiation, persuasions research * Developed knowledge of the variety of recruiting channels

You will possess a Bachelors’ degree in HR, Business or Psychology or related field.

You are an Australian Citizen and currently hold or have the ability to gain Australian Security Clearance.