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Recruitment Business Partner
  • Do you want to join one of Victoria’s most recognised not-for-profit animal welfare organisations?
  • An exciting opportunity to join our People & Infrastructure team and partner with hiring managers to establish and implement effective recruitment strategies
  • Permanent full-time opportunity available at our Burwood East site and working from home

About RSPCA Victoria

RSPCA Victoria is a non-government, community-based, not-for-profit organisation whose vision is ‘ending cruelty to all animals’. We are Victoria’s best-known and most respected animal welfare organisation.

Our organisation’s purpose is to work with the community to achieve outstanding animal welfare through education, advocacy, and animal care and protection. RSPCA Victoria’s values - clarity and accountability, respect and consideration, and expertise and collaboration - set clear expectations for all our staff and volunteers.

About the Role

We are currently recruiting a Recruitment Business Partner to join our People & Infrastructure Team in a permanent full-time capacity. The successful candidate will play a key role in partnering with hiring managers to establish and implement effective workforce planning and recruitment strategies to ensure that we have the right resources and capability  to achieve our vision of ending cruelty to all animals.

Duties and Responsibilities

Reporting to the People & Culture Manager, you will:

  • Proactively partner with the business to establish their current and future resourcing and capability requirements to enable them to achieve their objectives.
  • Embed and enhance the centralised recruitment model for recruiting employees and volunteers, ensuring that the organisation is well resourced to achieve its strategic and operational objectives.
  • Effectively partner with hiring managers to establish effective recruitment strategies to attract talent and enable quality hiring decisions.
  • Manage multiple end to end recruitment processes simultaneously, including arranging the initial intake meeting, advertising, shortlisting, conducting individual and group interviews and facilitating pre-employment/volunteering checks.
  • Build talent pools and a candidate pipeline for current and future recruitment needs of the organisation.
  • Develop the capability of hiring managers in best practice interview skills, assessment of talent and onboarding practices.
  • Effectively manage relationships with recruitment agencies and other third-party providers.
  • Actively promote equal opportunity and diversity in all areas of recruitment, ensuring a fair and transparent recruitment process for all candidates that is in line with our values.
  • Design and implement a reporting suite that measures the performance and continuous improvement of recruitment activities across the organisation.

What we are looking for from you

  • Experience in a similar role with a strong understanding of contemporary recruitment practices, sourcing strategies and workforce planning is essential.
  • Demonstrated experience with recruitment tools, websites and pre-placement check systems.
  • Strong customer focus, with the ability to establish and maintain relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • High level literacy, numeracy and problem-solving skills, including intermediate computer skills (including use of Microsoft Office Excel, Word and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and challenging work environment.
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively in a team environment.
  • This position also requires a national police check and valid driver’s license

What we can offer you

  • Encouraged work-life balance and a broad range of leave entitlements, including annual leave, personal leave, additional leave (6 days per year pro-rata), purchased leave, paid parental leave, study leave and paid family and domestic violence leave.
  • Access to a range of mental health and wellbeing supportive initiatives, including confidential counselling services, education programs, access our Parents and Carers platform that has a wealth of resources to support working parents and carers.
  • Generous discount on products and services, including Hill’s pet food, Hush Puppies footwear and RSPCA Victoria retail and vet clinic products and services
  • Salary packaging and novated lease arrangements on offer with leading provider, Maxxia.
  • Access to a range of learning and development opportunities that will benefit and support you in your role.

How to apply

To learn more about our organisation and this job opportunity, please visit our website at and download the Position Description attached to this advertisement for more details. Alternatively, please contact our People & Culture Manager, Lauren Barrah on  

If this role is of interest to you, submit your application with your cover letter and resume, addressing how you meet the selection criteria. Applications close on Monday, 2nd August 2021.  

RSPCA Victoria is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and we strongly encourage people from all cultural backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Applicants are welcome to access RSPCA Victoria’s Diversity & Inclusion Policy here

Job Ref: RT000129
Submitted: 12-07-2021

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