HR/Recruitment Coordinator

Job No: GEORGE71
Location: Newtown

  • Part-time (0.8FTE) - 6 Month Fixed Term opportunity  
  • Respected global research organisation 
  • Make an impact on global health outcomes

Application close date: 23 January 2019

The George’ is 600+ people globally focused on improving the health of millions of people. A medical research institute affiliated with leading universities and with projects in approximately 50 countries, we are challenging the status quo in healthcare to find the best ways to prevent and treat chronic disease and injury, and to influence policy and practice worldwide.

We are seeking a proactive HR/Recruitment Coordinator to join out growing organisation.This role is established to support the GI Australia managers and HR Consultants with operational recruiting needs for both internal and external roles, and recruit top talent in Australia to further our impact. 

Duties and Key Responsibilities

  • Manage all operational aspects of recruiting process in GI Australia, including but not limited to:
  • Assist with drafting position descriptions o drafting advertisements o assist with determining recruitment strategy for positions  
  • Posting advertisements internally and externally 
  • Shortlisting and screening candidates o managing logistics of assessment/interview process etc o conducting interviews (as required)
  • Maintaining good communication among candidates, hiring managers and HR consultants throughout the recruitment process 
  • Maintain Applicant Tracking System  
  • Identify and implement opportunities for process improvement at each step of the talent acquisition process 
  • Contribute to Institute’s Employer Value Proposition 
  • Monitor and apply HR recruiting best practices 
  • Complete and maintain recruitment reporting in support of other HR initiatives such as Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging  
  • Further build and leverage George Institute’s online presence (eg – our website & careers site, LinkedIn etc) 
  • Assist with the immigration visa process as required 
  • Assist with the work health and safety processes 
  • Manage the Institute’s conjoint appointment process 
  • Other HR projects and HR administration as required  

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • 2+ years of recruiting experience, preferably with some experience in academia and/or medical research and/or not for profit organisation(s) 
  • Experience managing multiple priorities in a fast paced, high demand environment 
  • High standard of customer service and effective relationship skills to engage with key stakeholders    
  • Familiarity with candidate management systems and human resource information systems (HRIS). Experience using Scout system an advantage.  
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Strong results and execution focus, who works well under pressure 
  • Strong eye for attention to detail   
  • Teamwork orientation  
  • Creative thinker who can who can bring continuous improvement to processes

We offer a flexible and inclusive work culture with excellent staff benefits including, salary packaging arrangements and sound learning opportunities.

We are reviewing applications as soon as we receive them, so apply now!

The George Institute is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability; women; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; people who identify as LGBTIQ; mature-aged adults and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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