Talent Specialist

Last updated 33 minutes ago
Job Type:Full Time

Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive.

At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.

About the Team

The Talent Experience team here at Xero play an integral role in working closely with both the business and the wider talent community to ensure we are attracting, assessing and engaging exceptional talent in line with the Xero Values. We get to play an exciting role at the forefront of our continued global growth. While having a bunch of fun and a few laughs along the way.

About the Role

As Xero’s next Talent Specialist you will be responsible for supporting end-to-end talent acquisition functions for a variety of engineering teams across the business. Your day-to-day will involve but not be limited to….

- Executing and supporting recruitment activity through sourcing top talent from both active and passive candidate markets
- Educating and advising hiring teams on best practice hiring techniques
- Engaging talent communities with the Xero brand for both current and future hiring requirements
- Building networks alongside your creative sourcing strategies to cultivate top talent and build talent pipelines
- Giving all candidates an awesome experience through professional and timely communications with Xero
- Working closely with the People Experience (HR) team across the globe to provide great employee experiences
- Organising and attending events and meetups to build further awareness of Xero vacancies and the profile of Xero as an employer
- Contributing to global Talent brand and projects

About You

Overall we are looking for someone who is passionate about an excellent candidate experience and wants to continue to learn and grow their talent acquisition skillset.

Ideally you will also see yourself as someone who has:

- Excellent stakeholder management skills
- The ability to network and build relationships
- Very good communication, influencing and negotiation skills
- Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to juggle multiple tasks at one time
- The ability to exercise effective judgment, sensitivity and creativity to changing needs and situations within the business
- A passion for innovation and change
- A great work ethic, positive attitude and willingness to learn

What you will bring with you

It will also be a bonus if you also have previous experience:

- Working within a talent team, preferably in house and maybe even a global team
- Working in a fast paced environment, prioritising and managing your own time and others
- Utilising recruitment systems (we use Lever), or other ATS/CRM tools
- Working with varied stakeholders

Why Xero?

At Xero we support many types of flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance your work, your life and your passions. We offer a great remuneration package including shares plus a range of leave options to suit your well-being. Our work environment encourages continuous improvement and career development and you’ll get to work with the latest technology.

Our collaborative and inclusive culture is one we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully. We are a member of Pride in Diversity, in recognition of our inclusive workplace. So, from the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.