Talent Acquisition Advisor, People & Culture - Victorian Government Solicitors Office (VPSG4)

Job posted: 13/05/2022
Applications close: 29/05/2022 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Victorian Government Solicitor's Office

Salary: $88,955 - $100,930

Occupation: Human Resources

Reference: VG/VGSO467

Reference: VG/VGSO467

Occupation: Human Resources

Salary Range: $88,955 - $100,930

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

The Victorian Government Solicitor's Office (VGSO) embrace diversity amongst our staff and welcome applications from people from all cultural backgrounds, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, as well as people with a disability. If you require a copy of this advertisement or any attached documentation in an accessible format, such as large print, please email peopleandculture@vgso.vic.gov.au

  • End-to-end recruitment role with a focus on legal roles and high-volume Seasonal Clerkship and Law Graduate Programs
  • Great opportunity to take ownership of end-to-end recruitment within a supportive and collaborative team environment
  • Ongoing | Full-time
  • VPS 4 $88,955 - $100,930 p.a. + superannuation

About the VGSO

The Victorian Government Solicitor's Office (VGSO) vision is to be the Victorian Government's trusted legal partner.

The VGSO provides responsive legal services exclusively for the Victorian Government and public sector. Our place within government ensures we are at the centre of legal change, reform and problem-solving. We operate as a service-driven legal professional practice and strive for excellence in this competitive environment. In all aspects of our operations, we aim to role model and live by our values: Responsiveness, Integrity, Insight, Collaboration and Excellence.

About the team and role

The People & Culture (P&C) Team are seeking a passionate and energetic recruiter with strong in-house recruitment and student recruitment experience to join the team.

Working closely with the Talent Acquisition Business Partner, this role will manage and drive end-to-end recruitment of legal and legal support roles and high-volume student recruitment. This role will provide advice and solutions to support the VGSO's business objectives and deliver a consistent, fair and transparent approach to recruitment that is in line with the public sector best practice recruitment guidelines.

As a key member of the P&C Team, you will utilise your solid recruitment experience within either a legal / professional services environment to assist internal stakeholders with current and future targeted recruitment initiatives.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage end-to-end recruitment activities across the organisation, including high volume Seasonal Clerkship and Law Graduate Programs
  • Ensure the organisation is compliant with internal processes / legislative frameworks and offer best practice recruitment advice and solutions
  • Provide HR generalist support to the office as required
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Undertake recruitment administration activities and correspondence, including the preparation of business cases / positions descriptions / advertisements and interview coordination
  • Contribute to strategic and operational P&C and VGSO projects

Skills and experience

  • Previous internal / in-house recruitment experience
  • Well-developed relationship management and interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record of providing service excellence and continuous improvement
  • Experience in high volume Student/Graduate recruitment programs will be highly regarded
  • Experience within a legal, professional services and/or government environment is highly desirable
  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources or a related discipline will be highly regarded


In exchange for your hard work, you will receive; competitive remuneration, training and development opportunities and up to 17.5% annual leave loading. The VGSO embraces flexibility and welcomes a conversation to help you achieve work-life balance.

How to apply

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, apply now! Applications must include a cover letter and resume. Please note it is not a requirement to respond to the Key Selection Criteria separately but applicants should outline their relevant experience in their cover letter.

To find out more about this role, please view the position description attached. Alternatively, you can contact Kate Miller, Talent Acquisition Business Partner, on 0498 649 226.

Applications close at 11:59pm on Sunday, 29 May 2022.

Preferred candidates will be subject to pre-employment checks including but not limited to, reference checks, pre-employment misconduct screening and criminal record checks.

The VGSO is committed to providing and maintaining a working environment which is safe and without risk to the health of its employees consistent with the VGSO's obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Vic). Therefore, there is a requirement that all VGSO employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to undertake duties outside of their homes.

Prior to commencement of employment with the VGSO you will need to provide evidence that you are vaccinated against COVID-19. Acceptable evidence includes:

  • COVID-19 digital certificate (available via your myGov account);
  • Your immunisation history statement (available via your myGov account); or
  • A letter from the GP who vaccinated you.
Talent Acquisition Advisor, People & Culture - Victorian Government Solicitors Office (VPSG4)

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Kate Miller | 0498 649 226

Talent Acquisition Advisor, People & Culture - Victorian Government Solicitors Office (VPSG4)