Talent Acquisition Specialist

Title Talent Acquisition Specialist
Categories VIC Opportunities
Location Geelong
Job Information



As Australia’s largest independent carrier of dairy, food, consumer and industrial chemicals, our operations are stretched across every mainland state.

Employing over 450 people nationally, McColl’s is a values-driven organisation that is known for its progressive mindset.

Our impressive fleet of more than 200 prime movers and 650 tankers and trailers, have the ready capability, size, reach and experience to meet all our customers’ needs.

Cutting edge and industry leading technology set us apart from the competition.

Be a part of the journey.



To support our business growth, we have a newly created opportunity for a Talent Acquisition Specialist. This role will be part of the People & Culture team, reporting directly to the P&C General Manager.

This full-time, Geelong based opportunity will partner the various business functions to deliver all facets of talent acquisition. This is a demanding role that will oversee and manage recruitment process, strategy and planning, as well all internal recruitment nationally. With the support of a co-ordinator, the role will require an operational and strategically minded individual who can confidently manage the demands of volume and corporate recruitment.

The role will;

  • Manage the end-to-end recruitment and talent acquisition process.
  • Identify and create talent pipelines in line with planned business development
  • Provide high-level engagement with candidates and stakeholders.
  • Proactively seek opportunities to attract and maintain a talent pool for current and future roles.
  • Manage the McColl’s Graduate Program
  • Develop, implement and maintain the Recruitment Strategy in alignment with business objectives.
  • Utilising your experience, and stakeholder engagement, evaluate candidates’ skills, capabilities and cultural fit to ensure suitability for each role.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement through operational and strategic projects/initiatives.
  • Continue to build our employer brand, hiring strategies and candidate experience.
  • Report on market trends and shifts and make business critical recommendations to support future growth.
  • Utilise data / market insights to support and influence hiring decisions and broader talent acquisition discussions.



You will be a passionate and engaging individual who promotes and builds our market brand in talent acquisition. With a sound understanding of business operations, you will partner internal stakeholders to deliver all recruitment needs in a past paced and at times ambiguous environment.

To be successful in this dynamic role you will have:

  • Extensive Talent acquisition experience preferably in a high-volume environment
  • The ability to identify target candidate markets, appropriate sourcing strategies and research methodologies to actively build talent pipelines
  • Ability to build solid relationships with business stakeholders
  • A sound understanding of the market and ability to proactively source
  • Excellent systems knowledge and utilisation
  • Ability to work as part of a busy team and autonomously when required.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to present information and make recommendations effectively in oral and written form.
  • High level organization and time management skills.
  • Be a self-starter with a can-do attitude.
  • Facilitate and support all recruitment functions to deliver business efficiency.


If you have the above attributes, or would like further information on the current opportunities, please email hr@mccolls.com.au or submit your application via the APPLY NOW button below!

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