Talent Acquisition Specialist


Greenpeace is an independent campaigning organisation, which uses non-violent, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems, and develop solutions for a green and peaceful future.


The People and Culture (P&C) team sits within the Governance and Performance department, which also includes the IT, finance, legal, governance and operations functions. The P&C team provides cross-organisation people and culture support, including the day-to-day running of operational P&C matters, recruitment and selection, policy development, performance management, learning and development and support for the Greenpeace Australia Pacific (GPAP) crew.


We are looking for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our team on a 24-month contract with the possibility of extension, subject to funding.  

This role is crucial to the achievement of our environmental objectives – to meet the huge challenges we face, we must recruit and develop exemplary people and ensure outstanding levels of performance. 

The Talent Acquisition Specialist’s primary focus is delivering best in class attraction, recruitment and onboarding initiatives. The role develops long-term recruiting strategies and nurtures trusting relationships with potential hires, creating strong talent pipelines to meet GPAP’s current and future talent needs. It also provides specialist input into the development and maintenance of the Employer Brand and Employee Value Proposition, as well as the Recruitment policy, and recruitment and on-boarding systems and practices. 

This role is ideally situated in Sydney however the role is open to candidates Australia wide. 


We’re looking for someone who is passionate about the environment, has a flair for creative, inclusive, evidence-based recruitment, and is excited about helping us expand and improve on our recruitment processes using a range of resources, including LinkedIn recruiter. You will be confident in seeking out digitally literate candidates and capable of refining our onboarding program to provide the technical skills and soft skills required to be digitally productive and collaborative.

You’ll have at least three years’ experience in a specialised talent acquisition role, with a high level understanding of the Australian recruitment market; familiarity with the Pacific market is a huge plus! 


  • The opportunity to be part of a “Culture First” organisation that values the P&C function and your work;
  • Learning and development opportunities, and the chance to learn from a global team of like-minded P&C professionals;
  • A genuine approach to wellbeing, including flexible working arrangements and an integrity framework;
  • An organisation filled with talented, warm, and caring team members, so that you can bring your whole self to work; and
  • A fast-paced, high impact culture of accountability that genuinely celebrates inclusivity and diversity.

Salary $88,170.76 per annum + Superannuation.


Research shows that candidates from underrepresented groups (Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Pacific peoples, People of Colour, women, non-binary and gender diverse people, LGBTQIA+ communities, and people living with a disability) often don’t apply for roles if they don’t meet all the criteria – unlike majority candidates meeting significantly fewer requirements. We strongly encourage you to apply if you’re interested; we’d love to know how you can amplify our team with your unique experience!

To apply for this role please submit a CV (of no more than 3 pages) and a separate Cover Letter (of no more than 1 page) describing your suitability for the role.

Note: Not all responsibilities and competencies listed in the Job Description need to be addressed; it is left to the discretion of the applicant which to focus on.

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We respectfully request that Recruitment Agencies do not submit applications for this position.

Applications close at midnight, Sunday 21 August 2022.