Recruitment Consultant – Executive Search

Swinburne University of Technology

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Swinburne aims to be a world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation by 2025. Our People and Culture team is responsible for supporting the University’s 2025 vision and strategy by providing strategic advice and services to the whole University across the full range of human resource and internal communication activities.

The People & Culture team are now looking for an experienced Recruitment professional to take on the role of  Recruitment Consultant – Executive Search  to provide a high level, full service recruitment and selection offering to the University with a focus on senior executive appointments.

In this position, you will utilise strategic sourcing and targeted marketing techniques to attract suitable talent. This role will proactively identify and approach suitable candidates within passive and non-passive markets.

Reporting to the Recruitment Manager and working closely with the Executive team at Swinburne, the Recruitment Consultant – Executive Search will collaborate with all areas of the University including Academic, Corporate and Pathways & Vocational Education (PAVE) stakeholders to ensure all recruitment needs are fulfilled and a talent strategy for each area is identified and implemented.

Skills, qualifications and experience
To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:
• Experience in Executive Search and senior recruitment, advice and support (in house recruitment experience is essential) 
• High level interpersonal communication skills with the ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders 

A full list of all selection criteria is available in the position description. 

Whether it be free yoga or pilates, perhaps discounted gym membership, or maybe our onsite health services, the benefit package available to Swinburne staff is exceptional.

To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit: 

How to Apply
Swinburne is a Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) Employer of Choice for Gender Equality. Swinburne encourages applications from Indigenous people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, women and men. 

To start an application click on apply at the bottom of this page and submit a resume and cover letter.

For further information about the position, please contact Rowena King at

Applications close at 5pm on 15th March, 2019


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