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Sourcing, Attraction and Engagement Lead

Date: 13-Nov-2021

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000

Company: Australian Unity

  • 12 month fixed-term contract (parental leave cover), Melbourne or Sydney
  • Great opportunity to bring Real Wellbeing to life for our people
  • Real Wellbeing starts here


What makes us, us


Established in 1840, we’re Australia’s first member-owned wellbeing company, delivering health, wealth and care services to more than 700,000 Australians. Today, while we’ve grown to a company of nearly 7000 employees, our focus remains the same as it was 180 years ago — to deliver Real Wellbeing for our customers, members and the community.


In doing so, we support your Real Wellbeing so you can better support our members’ and customers’ wellbeing journey


There are four key attributes that set us apart:


  • Enabling you to do your best work: We put the effort in to find the right people, ‘good people’ who are motivated to make a meaningful contribution and a bigger difference, together.
  • Supporting your Real Wellbeing: We strive to make our brand promise as real for our people as it is for our members and customers. We offer employee supports and benefits such as Wellbeing Leave, across all domains of wellbeing, to help our people in the areas that matter most to them.
  • Life Long Learning: Our diverse portfolio of businesses provides a rich set of opportunities for our people to develop across different domains of our organisation
  • We Welcome Difference: We encourage community connectedness and deliver social change through our workplace giving, volunteering activities and by advocating for the things that matter.


These are infused with our values of bold, warm and honest


Your opportunity


We’re transforming our Talent and Workforce Acquisition function and with this have stood up a sourcing pillar that will support the growing workforce needs of our health and aged care business, Independent & Assisted Living.


Due to parental leave, we are now seeking an experienced employment brand and sourcing leader to join us on a 12-month contract based in either Melbourne or Sydney.  Working with the GM of Talent & Workforce Acquisition and our business leaders, you will get the chance to bring real wellbeing to life for our people. This role will drive our strategy and help us achieve our ambition to be Australia’s most trusted wellbeing company.


About this Role:


  • Continue to build our talent sourcing strategy and frameworks identifying and establishing new sourcing and attraction multi-faceted channels for activation and penetration.
  • In conjunction with our Brand and Marketing team develop EVP marketing campaigns to support attraction, sourcing and engagement initiatives.
  • Activate our EVP in the external market via sourcing, recruitment sourcing processes, candidates’ experiences, and outsourced affiliations.
  • Ensure our digital strategies are aligned to our Channels to Market to maximise channel effectiveness providing planning of attraction and engagement Digital roadmap, key milestones, resources, key metrics, and project adherence.
  • Lead and mentor a team of sourcing specialists passionate about careers in care (current team size 6) to provide innovative ways for engaging top of funnel talent across multiple audience segments


About you


We are searching for a professional who will join us in striving to live our values of bold, warm and honest, in everything we do.


Your expertise and qualifications will include:


  • Proven track record as an employment branding and talent sourcing professional, combined with well-practiced skills in managing and leading a team of talent sourcing specialists.
  • Highly experienced in the development of talent attraction and engagement strategies from inception through to operational optimisation.
  • Effective relationship building, stakeholder management and collaboration skills with the proven capability to manage and influence across a diverse client portfolio.
  • High customer and quality orientation mindset.
  • Solution-focus and data-driven approach and known for ability to proactively drive and implement process improvements.
  • Proficient working knowledge of HR tech and tools such as SuccessFactors or like ATS/CRM products, Qualtrics or other analytical products, candidate assessment products, and channels aimed at reaching and attracting high volumes of talent.


For a discussion in confidence about this opportunity, please contact Cam Larkin, Talent Acquisition Lead, 03 8682 6138. www.australianunity.com.au/careers


Australian Unity is an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from all members of the community, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and, mature aged people.


Should an applicant be the preferred candidate, background checks (including police checks, reference checks, ASIC banned and disqualified persons and bankruptcy checks) will be completed prior to the candidate's employment being confirmed. The outcomes of the background checks do not automatically bar candidates; however, will be assessed against the inherent requirements of the job.


Recruitment Agencies


Please be advised that Australian Unity does not accept unsolicited resumes from Recruitment Agencies. Australian Unity will not recognise an entitlement to an introduction or placement fee unless the Agency has been briefed by a member of the Talent Acquisition team on a specific position for which we have requested candidates for.