First listed on: 03 July 2018

Talent Acquisition Specialist - SA/QLD

Good things are happening at Coles! We are excited to be bringing our Talent Acquisition (TA) team back in-house this year – here is your opportunity to be part of our growing team!    

Reporting into the Talent Acquisition Business Partner, this role will collaborate with People & Culture Business Partners, hiring managers and other internal stakeholders on all Retail Leadership recruitment needs.

To be successful, you’ll have:

  • 5+ years’ proven recruitment experience, preferably working in either an internal recruitment function or RPO within a large corporate  environment
  • strong experience in business partnering and influencing at senior levels
  • experience in talent pipelining for future needs
  • previous ATS experience, preferably PageUp
  • strong ability in building and maintaining candidate and stakeholder relationships
  • outstanding communication
  • strong knowledge of industry best practice processes with a focus on continuous improvement and simplification

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • offer high touch relationship management of candidates, People & Culture Business Partners and hiring managers
  • work with Sourcing Specialists to deliver customer focused recruitment strategies to attract and retain the right talent at the right time
  • manage end-to-end recruitment processes, delivering a great customer and candidate experience
  • provide recruitment advice to hiring managers throughout the process and in planning for future needs
  • proactively source and pipeline candidates utilising appropriate channels to market (i.e. LinkedIn, database search, Seek etc.)
  • assist with recruitment across portfolios  when required to ensure hiring manager and key stakeholder satisfaction


About Us

Coles is one of Australia’s most iconic retailers, providing a range of fresh food, groceries, general merchandise, liquor and fuel to millions of customers every week. You might also know that we:

  • have been supporting Aussie families since the doors of our first store opened in 1914
  • source our fresh fruit and vegetables from Aussie farms first
  • are one of the most recognised brands in Australia
  • employ over 112,000 Team Members nationally
  • are continuously raising money and providing on-going support through our charity partnerships

If that isn’t exciting enough, as a team member of the State Store Support Centre you will:

  • receive a staff discount and exclusive Team Member offers
  • be part of a fun and inclusive culture where customer, community and team are at the heart of what we do
  • have access to onsite parking
  • enjoy weekly fresh fruit

At Coles, we are all about our people, so come and join the team and make some good things happen. 

Please Note

We prefer to deal with you directly and have not engaged an agency for this role, so if you’re interested, please apply.

At Coles, we aim to ensure our team represents the community we serve, embracing the richness of Australia's diverse population. Insert agency clause


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