Consultant, Strategic Sourcing

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
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  • Category: Human Resources
  • Location: Wellington
  • Date Advertised: 31-JAN-20
  • Job Reference: NZTA/1446361
  • Job Title: Consultant, Strategic Sourcing
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  • Summary:
  • Newly created role -  Fixed Term 12 months – open to flexible working options
  • Help us build a talent eco-system that keeps us ahead of the market
  • Bring your sourcing expertise and insights and enable us to build a truly diverse and professional workforce

About us | Ko wai mātou

At Waka Kotahi, the NZ Transport Agency, it all starts with our people. The organisation’s performance and success depends on the people who choose to make this a great place to work and make a difference for Aotearoa. The Transport Agency has a strong future focus, understanding that new technologies and changing customer expectations mean the transport system we know today will not be the one we deliver in ten years time.

The People Group is focused on creating an awesome place to work, by unleashing people’s potential to enable the Agency to achieve its purpose. They are supporting and developing people who are focused on creating a safe, resilient, well connected and multi-modal transport system that supports inclusive access, economic security and environmental sustainability.

The opportunity | Te Whiwhinga mahi

Our Talent Acquisition team has a newly created role of Consultant, Strategic Sourcing and we are looking for a talent sourcing guru to join us.

In this role you will support our Talent Acquisition function by working on talent projects to help us identify current and future capability prospects for our business. You will work closely on our future workforce plan identifying and creating strategies that will build our capability. You will use a variety of tools to help us understand the talent market and attract the right people to Waka Kotahi.

You will understand the importance of networking and working collaboratively with your Talent Acquisition colleagues, People Partners and People Leaders to attract high calibre candidates. You will need to help us grow our brand audience and interact with a wide range of communities and individuals on social media.

A passion for sourcing and a real drive to uncover hidden and passive talent is essential as is your analytical, and data driven sourcing strategies that will produce effective search results.

We are a fun and results oriented team, we love Talent Acquisition and are super proud to work at Waka Kotahi. If you want to join us, keep reading!

About you | Ko koe tēnei

To be successful in this role, you will bring:

  • Experience as a recruiter, researcher or sourcer
  • Proven delivery of strategic sourcing strategies, that have been driven through advertising, channel optimization, use of technology and tools and networks
  • Passionate about finding the best talent in the market for any given role
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of business strategies and creating successful talent strategies
  • Experience utilises digital tools, social media, online marketing and professional networking to identify and attract top active, passive and diverse talent
  • Ability to thrive in a team-based, collaborative, and fast-paced complex environment
  • Ability to handle high-volume, multi-location recruitment
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and work in a consultative and collaborative way
  • Ideally seeking someone who can work 32 hours per week (open to negotiation)  


Applications close | Rā Katinga Sunday 16 February 2020 

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To be considered for this position you must have a legal right to live and work in New Zealand.

NZ Transport Agency is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). At the Agency we recognise the importance of diversity and inclusion and are committed to providing a working environment that embraces these values. Please let us know if you need any support or have any access requirements that will help you through the recruitment process.