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Sourcing Consultant

Apply Now angle-right Job no: 596611
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Auckland
Categories: Human Resources

Downer has been designing, building and sustaining New Zealand’s infrastructure for over a century and is a leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand.

With over 10,000 employees in New Zealand, we work alongside some of New Zealand’s biggest businesses, councils and government agencies.

Downer’s Utilities business unit delivers multi-disciplined solutions throughout New Zealand in the telecommunications, energy, water and automation and civil sectors. Our business is growing and with this growth we now have an amazing newly created opportunity for an experienced strategic Sourcing Consultant to join our high performing team. 

Reporting to the Utilities Recruitment Lead, the Sourcing Consultant is a senior role that will partner with the business to set sourcing strategies and deliver top quality talent through talent attraction using bespoke, fit-for-purpose sourcing strategies and talent pipelining in New Zealand and offshore markets. You will proactively work with the team on developing and implementing sourcing plans to grow our talent community and reach talent through offshore channels. Your strategies will focus on skilled trade professionals and senior specialised talent, with inclusivity and diversity of talent at the core of these.  

You will support offshore campaigns and projects, provide data insights and analytics on recruitment trends, internally and externally to help shape our marketing campaigns and targeted advertising. You will be able to design and implement a comprehensive candidate engagement strategy, and create a vision that engages internal stakeholders. This role will also be responsible for a small portfolio of end to end recruitment as well as leading coaching and mentoring a Recruitment Coordinator, ensuring best practice and desired outcomes are achieved for the business along with exceptional candidate care. You will enjoy the fast-paced nature of a busy and successful internal recruitment function.  The role will be based in our Ellerslie office, with flexibility.  

This is an outstanding opportunity to work for large scale business that had endless avenues for you to shape and advance your career. We offer a competitive remuneration package, flexible working arrangements, and a focus on training and development, so this gives excellent opportunities to enhance your skills. The environment is challenging yet rewarding. You’ll join a diverse and inclusive culture and be part of a great team working in a collaborative environment. 

About you: 

  • Minimum 3+ years of demonstrated experience in creating, implementing and executing proactive sourcing, and continued development of job specific talent pools, campaigns within NZ and offshore,  
  • Demonstrated experience in developing strategic workforce planning  

  • Working knowledge of CRM systems 

  • Proven cross-functional team skills 

  • Ability to build effective relationships with hiring managers and the rest of the recruitment team 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with high level of emotional intelligence 

  • A high performer who shows initiative and drive 

What Difference can Downer offer you? 

Downer offers more than just the basics you'd expect from a large organisation. Our benefits are designed to develop the whole person, at home and at work - trust us when we say we’ve got you covered. Here’s just a brief insight into some of the many things we can offer you: 

  • Conveniently located offices in Ellerslie with free (& safe) parking, two fab cafés nearby, free gym An employee recognition programme which celebrates and recognises ($$$) our people for the value they bring 

  • A dedicated personal development plan and over 50 Training Programs including Leadership Pathways (we are big on internal progression) 

  • A competitive remuneration package & a flexible working policy which allows work to work for you A comprehensive employee benefits package through our partners - you will receive a great range of corporate discounts and benefits across banking, insurance, retailers, technology, vehicles, automotive, healthcare, childcare, homeware, dental care, travel, accommodation, gym memberships and more!  

  • We also encourage our people to participate in community volunteering initiatives and pay for the time you spend helping to make our community better with Downer's volunteer leave! 

How to apply 

This a great opportunity to progress your recruitment experience into a specialised, project role as well as a great opportunity to progress your career with a successful team, so don't miss out – apply online today job number 596611.  

Due to the fast-paced nature of Downer, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change, so don't delay and make sure you apply as soon as possible. 

Please note we have an in-house recruitment team that manage all our vacancies. No candidates presented through an agency will be considered for any of our roles advertised, unless previously arranged. We would strongly encourage all candidates interested in this role to apply directly online through the portal provided otherwise your application may not be considered.  

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Applications close: New Zealand Daylight Time

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