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Organisation : Social Ventures Australia

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Contract/Temporary

Sector : Community Engagement, Consulting, Foundations, Trusts & Philanthropy, Indigenous, Social Enterprise

Salary type : Annual Package

About the role

  • Deliver high quality and professional recruitment support to managers and staff
  • Be part of a growing, passionate and dynamic organisation
  • Melbourne based | full-time maximum-term contract with flexible-working options

Who we are 
Social Ventures Australia (SVA) is a not-for-profit organisation that works with partners to alleviate disadvantage – towards an Australia where all people and communities thrive. We influence systems to deliver better social outcomes for people by learning about what works in communities, helping organisations be more effective, sharing our perspectives and advocating for change.

Committed to hiring staff who possess a genuine desire to make a difference to the lives of others, we currently have an exciting opportunity for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our supportive and engaging People & Culture Team! The P&C team acts as a valued and trusted partner to its managers and staff and supports SVA’s three business units (e.g. Consulting, Impact Investing, and Programs & Ventures) and our Policy and Advocacy, Marketing and Communications, Partnerships and Connect teams to ensure SVA’s work is consistently and professionally communicated.

The position 
We have an exciting opportunity for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our People & Culture team in a full-time maximum-term capacity (until end of Dec 2021). Reporting to the Director, People & Culture and partnering cross organisationally with business unit leads and hiring managers, the Talent Acquisition Specialist provides full-life cycle recruitment services in support of SVA’s strategy. As a trusted expert providing recruitment advice and support, you will source quality talent, drive best practice and innovative approaches while strategically engaging top talent through the SVA recruitment experience.

Who you are 
If you are someone who has initiative in abundance and has a strong background in recruiting mid to senior management roles in complex environments, then this is the role for you! Known for being responsive, approachable, empathetic, and service oriented, you will confidently build connections with our business unit leaders and hiring managers to drive best practice recruitment and great talent management outcomes. Applied market and sector knowledge (e.g., social sector, management consulting, impact investing to develop tailored talent and recruitment strategies will see you be successful in this role.

SVA values diversity and encourages applications from candidates of all backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people of colour. We value people of all abilities and diversity of culture, faith, gender identity and sexual orientation. We welcome unique contributions and perspectives of all people to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities we work with and live in.

If you have the experience and knowledge we are looking for and are excited to join our team, please submit your CV (max 2 pages) and a statement (max 1 page) addressing the person requirements by midnight AEST 23 July 2021. 

To find out more about SVA and view the position description please go to

Please note we may consider applications on an ongoing basis and therefore encourage to apply at your earliest opportunity.

About the organisation

Organisation Name : Social Ventures Australia

How to apply


Please quote in application: Talent Acquisition Specialist via Pro Bono Australia.


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