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Grant Thornton: Graduate Recruitment Business Partner, Melbourne/Sydney

About the Company

Grant Thornton is one of the world's leading organisations of independent assurance, tax and advisory firms. Clients turn to us because we’re proactive, fastidious about our work and capable of making a difference in every area of their business.

About the Role

Grant Thornton Australia is offering a career opportunity for an early talent specialist to focus on the firm’s national early talent sourcing and selection strategy and delivery including Graduates, Vacationers and University Work Integrated Learning Programs.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to partner with the wider business to deliver against and further shape the national strategic recruitment plan that will proactively attract and source the best early talent in the marketplace. The role is offered on a 12 mth contract, or shorter durations may be considered upon request.

  • Working with a degree of autonomy and taking ownership of the firm's early talent sourcing and selection, key areas of involvement will include:
  • Strategically and operationally project manage all early talent sourcing and selection on a national basis including Graduates, Vacationers and University Work Integrated Learning Programs
  • Review early talent sourcing strategy and subsequently develop ongoing national marketing campaign & collateral (ensure support of diversity and Talent Planning priorities) in partnership with the marketing team
  • Continuously review and seek to improve selection processes and technology for increased efficiency and more effective candidate experience
  • Identify and manage relationships with preferred suppliers and ensure agreed terms and costs fit the needs of the business
  • Explore the ways new technology can increase our opportunity to source and attract high quality early talent
  • Prepare and deliver a post selection review (inclusive of metrics) on success against strategic student recruitment plans
  • Develop post offer engagement strategy and work with P&C teams to implement nationally
  • Work with P&C team to ensure the EVP process is continuous from attraction and selection to onboarding and beyond
  • Proactively conduct research and investigate new ideas to create and implement innovative branding opportunities.

Essential Skills

You will be agile, responsive and intuitive. This role will suit someone with the following skills, experience and attributes:

  • Demonstrated experience in early talent or high volume recruitment
  • Previous experience managing recruitment campaigns across multiple locations
  • Understanding of Professional Services Industry
  • Self-driven and seeks to achieve individual and team objectives
  • Strategic, innovative, forward thinking
  • Energetic and takes on new challenges with enthusiasm
  • Process improvement and operational efficiency mindset – always seeking to improve delivery
  • Ability to develop networks within GT and externally


At Grant Thornton, we encourage our people to bring their whole selves to work. We recognise, appreciate and seek to harness our people's individual skills and talents. You will thrive in our vibrant, down to earth yet entrepreneurial environment that empowers our people to succeed within a social work culture. We recognise the increasing importance of flexible work options and family friendly work practices in maintaining a diverse, adaptive and high performing workforce able to meet our current and future business needs.

How to apply

To apply, please click on the Apply Now button or visit our website, complete our online application form and upload your CV.

Public Transport Authority of WA: Workforce Development Consultant, Perth

The Public Transport Authority’s (PTA) vision is to be recognised as a leader in providing world-class public transport services and solutions. As a fast growing economy, Western Australia’s public transport system is recognised as the best in Australia and is one of the most efficient, clean and safe networks in the world. Efficient public transport is vital for the continued growth of the Western Australian economy and with investment in expansion of the urban rail network continuing via programs such as METRONET, the PTA needs the skill and commitment of a talented workforce.

The Role

We are seeking an experienced person to manage a range of important workforce development programs at the PTA, including our Graduate, Vacation Student and Apprenticeship Programs. To be successful in the role you will have a wealth of experience in HR, workforce and/or organisational development, including relevant experience implementing, delivering and managing workforce and organisational development programs. You will also have the capacity to think strategically and apply contemporary practices in order to develop new and existing programs.

This will be a busy role that will suit someone with strong organisational and interpersonal skills to keep up with the demands of the organisation. We also require someone with the ability to undertake research, identify and analyse issues and find appropriate solutions. It is a key position within POD to help verify the programs are managed and implemented effectively.

If you are looking for your next challenge in your career and have experience in managing talent development programs, we would love to hear from you to discuss the role in more detail.

Fixed term

This is a fixed term position for up to 24 months, with the possibility of extension and/or permanency.

Please note – interviews are scheduled for Friday, 5 February 2021 at the Public Transport Centre, East Perth so please make yourself available on this day if you are successful in progressing to this stage of the process.

Please click here for further information and to apply.

Available Talent

There is no available talent currently being advertised.

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