Talent Acquisition Consultant
NSW - Sydney Metro
Specialties
Talent Acquisition
Talent Branding
Talent Management
Talent Strategy & Management
Partner
Recruitment Specialist

Career

Zurich Financial Services Australia - Talent Acquisition Consultant
Banking & Financial Services - Recruitment, IR & HR
NSW, Australia
Specialties
Talent Acquisition
Talent Branding
Talent Management
Responsibilities
  • Joined the Talent Acquisition team initially on a 3-month contract to support during a period of high recruiting volumes across the General Insurance and Life businesses in AU / NZ and amidst several people moves in the immediate team. Generally managed ~30 roles at peak, from entry through to senior level.
Achievements
  • Redeployment - establishing framework for support provided by TA / HR and associated processes and employee resources (in progress) ;
  • Employment pre-screening - high level analysis of alternate providers ;
  • Diversity - founding member of Zurich's LGBTI employee resource group in AU/NZ
Woolworths Limited - student
Australia
Responsibilities
  • Successfully transitioned early career programs to new HR shared services operating model ;
  • Re-designed several program streams and introduced updated curriculum and learner support tools (such as rotational learning guides, learning outcomes and objectives) ;
  • Built and implemented the WOW Graduate Portal - program resource and learning portal for graduates, HR and leaders ;
  • Designed and implemented annual graduate engagement survey ;
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Woolworths Limited - Program Lead - Graduates & Interns
Retail & Wholesale - Recruitment, IR & HR
NSW, Australia
Specialties
Talent Strategy & Management
Graduate Program Management
Talent Programs
Responsibilities
  • Accountable for the Group Graduate and Intern Programs from acquisition through to off-boarding and specifically responsible for strategy and operations of these programs (on-boarding, development, performance, retention, recruitment/development budget). Worked closely with key university partners and student societies to strengthen the early career talent pipeline on-campus.
Achievements
  • Successfully transitioned early career programs to new HR shared services operating model
  • Re-designed several program streams and introduced updated curriculum and learner support tools (such as rotational learning guides, learning outcomes and objectives)
  • Built and implemented the WOW Graduate Portal – program resource and learning portal for graduates, HR and leaders
  • Designed and implemented annual graduate engagement survey
  • Led review of HR Graduate Program, with key recommendations presented to HR Leadership Team in February 2016
  • Led review and subsequent re-design of Business Leadership Graduate Program effecting significant curriculum changes to 48 graduates across 3 cohorts and resulting in closer link to divisional workforce plan and talent strategy
Woolworths Limited - -
Australia
Woolworths Limited - Led the specialist talent acquisition team
Australia
Specialties
Talent Acquisition
Responsibilities
  • Designed and implemented recruitment project plans for several complex restructures (growth and contraction-type business transformation programs, full and staged restructuring) ;
  • Creation of WOW FoodCo - 180+ centre of expertise for own and exclusive brand lines; incorporation of MeatCo ;
  • De-centralisation and restructuring - Services (Financial & Telco); Loyalty & Data; and Risk & Safety ;
  • Supermarkets Marketing staged restructure
  • Coaching and development of two contract talent acquisition specialists including performance review / appraisal ;
  • Coordinated full recruitment review for Food Group, working closely with GM HR and their senior leadership team - achieved expected headcount target for FY16 ;
  • Accountable to the GM HR Food Group for senior hire recruitment to GM level
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Woolworths Limited - Talent Acquisition Specialist
Australia
Specialties
Talent Acquisition
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Commonwealth Bank of Australia - Talent Acquisition Partner - Retail Banking Services
Australia
Specialties
Partner
Talent Acquisition
Responsibilities
  • 2013 Branch Leadership Program: project lead for the national campaign to attract high-potential future branch managers ;
  • National Talent Acquisition (TA) project lead and champion of our internal communications platform, Salesforce Chatterâ„¢:
  • Led a team of eight Chatter Champions across TA business units ;
  • Increased collaboration and culture within TA ;
  • Embedded Chatter into on-boarding program for all new TA employees ;
  • Created governance framework for TA presence on Chatter and BU-specific groups to increase stakeholder engagement/touch-points ;
  • Managed creation of a dedicated Group-wide secondments page to contribute to internal mobility priorities (in progress) ;
  • `Careers in Lending' Information Session: led this cross-BU event to drive external talent pool for proprietary lending-based roles in Melbourne ;
  • Presented to various stakeholder groups on personal and employer brand, social media platforms and executive interviewing techniques ;
  • I Am Connecting: project team member in this Group-wide initiative to drive uplift in employees engaging on LinkedIn and Chatter ;
  • Recipient of two `values' awards for integrity and collaboration at Group TA off-sites in 2013/14 ;
  • Created various infographics, microsites, talent strategies, video role profiles and other collateral ,
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Insurance Australia Group - Recruitment Specialist
Australia
Specialties
Recruitment Specialist
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Insurance Australia Group - -
Australia
Insurance Australia Group - Recruitment Assistant
Australia
Responsibilities
  • Conducted reference checks on volume and specialist roles ;
  • Assessed resumes, conducted phone interviews and scheduled candidates for assessment centres on volume roles and some specialist/senior roles ;
  • Advised successful candidates and provided feedback to unsuccessful interviewed candidates ;
  • Undertook some research on market trends, candidate profiling and other activities where requested
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Assess MDP Pty Limited - -
Australia
Diseases Board of NSW - Executive Assistant to Executive Officer
Australia
Specialties
Executive Assistant
Officer
Diseases Board of NSW - Personal Assistant, Senior Medical Administrator
Australia
Specialties
Administrator
Personal Assistant
Medical Administrator
Medic
Diseases Board of NSW - Case Manager, Medical Services, Medical Authority Support
Australia
Specialties
Medic
Manager
Case Manager
- - -
Australia
The University of Sydney - Executive Assistant to Dean of Graduate
Australia
Specialties
Executive Assistant
The University of Sydney - Guest Services Agent
Australia
The University of Sydney - Administrative Assistant, Receptionist
Australia
Specialties
Administrative Assistant

Education and Qualifications

Year Qualifications Level Institution
2012 OTEN - Human Resource Management Other University of Texas at Austin No