Talent Acquisition Specialist


Location: Victoria

Job Type: Full time


  • End-to-end recruitment delivery > Operational support to whole of business
  • Enable and facilitate an exceptional candidate and hiring manager experience
  • Collaborative and Agile > Inclusive and Diverse > Flexible Work Environment

We’re an energised team who is passionate about our customers, strive for operational excellence and a sustainable future for our people and our community.

About the role

As the energy sector is going through a once in a generation shift, there has never been a more exciting time to join AusNet’s Talent Acquisition team as we transition to a more sustainable future!

The Talent Acquisition Specialist will provide operational Talent Acquisition support to the business by sourcing the best talent (internal and external), utilising progressive sourcing strategies, creating an engaging candidate, and hiring manager experience, and building and promoting our employment brand (EVP) through diverse and inclusive recruitment lifecycles.

Additionally, the role will support continuous improvement project tasks that are linked to the People team’s strategic goals.

This is a perfect role for someone in a sourcing capacity wanting a more autonomous role; or for someone in a 360-agency role wanting a shift to an internal environment, with a “big-picture” lens in an end-to-end Talent Acquisition role, within a complex business.

This role will report to the Talent Acquisition Manager with a base location at Southbank, Victoria.

We are a flexible and truly hybrid workplace.

What you will deliver

  • End-to-end recruitment delivery, across diverse Technical, Project and Corporate roles (job brief to offer stage) within the Energy Infrastructure sector
  • Exceptional Hiring Manager support, such as coaching and equipping leaders with effective and efficient tools that produce positive hiring outcomes
  • Candidate relationship management with a focus on branding, and EVP
  • Active and passive candidate sourcing, selection, and proactive sourcing using a diverse range of platforms
  • Contribution to continuous improvement projects and tasks within the Talent Acquisition team
  • Proficiently and accurately maintaining the ATS (SuccessFactors) to contribute to data quality and accuracy

What we like about you

  • Experience as a Talent Sourcing Consultant or Talent Acquisition Specialist with an understanding of how a complex business operates
  • You are comfortable running an end-to-end talent acquisition process for multiple, concurrent roles
  • You have demonstrated success in a candidate facing, or in a 360-role within an RPO, internal talent or agency environment
  • Ability to quickly demonstrate credibility and trust with hiring leaders and apply a high degree of emotional intelligence when working through complex solutions
  • Well versed in talent sourcing principles with an innovative approach to accessing talent within competitive markets and hard-to-fill disciplines
  • Experience with diverse ATS platforms and highly competent across Seek and Linkedin (SuccessFactors experience is beneficial)
  • Customer-centric approach with demonstrated success in enabling an exceptional hiring manager and candidate experience
  • You are a passionate and creative team player with the ability to influence hiring decisions
  • You think outside the box and can effectively navigate through ambiguity

Inclusion and Diversity

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, one that fosters belonging, where everyone brings their unique strengths and innovative ideas.

AusNet partners with Work180, Supply Nation and Kinaway to support these diversity pillars and has Employee Network Groups that support Pride and LGBQTIA+, Cultural and Ethnic Awareness, Disability, Working Parents Group, Women’s Network and Young Professionals Network.

What we offer at AusNet

  • A diverse, inclusive, and supportive team culture who supports you to lead and achieve
  • We care about what flexibility means to you and flexible working options are fully supported, to better balance work, personal and family commitments
  • A wide range of employee benefits such as income protection, corporate discounts, salary sacrifice options including novated leasing
  • Learning culture with ongoing development and career opportunities to enable a career with purpose

Our Ethos

At AusNet you don’t need to check every box.

We have key requirements which are important, but we also know that the best candidate may not tick all the boxes so, if you have the experience and capabilities for a portion of the role, Apply Now to join our energised team


You’ve got this!