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Talent Acquisition Advisor - Victorian Government Solicitors Office (VPSG4)

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Contract Full Time
574 days ago

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Victorian Government Solicitor's Office

Salary: $90,067 - $102,192

Occupation: Human Resources

Reference: VG/VGSO562

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

  • In-house recruitment role with a focus on legal roles and oversight of high-volume Seasonal Clerkship and Law Graduate Programs
  • Great opportunity to take ownership of end-to-end recruitment within a supportive and collaborative HR team environment
  • VPS 4 $90,067 - $102,192 + 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, who is looking for an opportunity to further develop their career.

Working closely with the other members of the Talent Acquisition team, this role will manage and drive end-to-end recruitment of a variety of legal and legal support roles within the VGSO. This position will also ensure all recruitment policies and processes applicable to VGSO are reflective of best practice, enable a positive employee experience, and remain relevant for VGSO to achieve its objectives

Working at the VGSO, you will have the fantastic opportunity to see the growth and development of the talent you have engaged and feel proud to have been part of their achievements.

Key Accountabilities

  • Manage end-to-end recruitment activities across the organisation, including managing our 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
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Maintaining accurate reporting of recruitment activity to support talent acquisition insights
  • Participating in and contributing to other strategic recruitment initiatives and project

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
  • Ability to build strong relationships with candidates and create a high-touch candidate experience
  • Ability to share VGSO's value proposition to increase and strengthen its brand in the market
  • Experience in high volume Student/Graduate recruitment programs will be highly regarded
  • Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources or a related discipline will be highly regarded


You will receive competitive remuneration plus 17.5% annual leave loading, together with other benefits under the Victorian Public Service Enterprise Agreement 2020. Plus innovative in-house learning programs and real opportunities to step up and grow within your role and beyond.

VGSO currently work under a hybrid working model with most employees working three days in the office. The VGSO understands the importance of work-life balance and embraces workplace flexibility to help our people achieve this.

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 Tim Morrison, Senior Business Partner, People & Culture on 0409 370 185.

Applications close at 11:59pm on Monday, 9 January 2023.

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 possess a COVID-19 Vaccination Status of Up-to-date or Excepted Person in order to attend a VGSO Workplace or Worksite. Prior to commencement of employment with VGSO you will need to provide evidence of your COVID-19 Vaccination Status as Up-to-date or an Excepted Person. Acceptable evidence includes:

  • COVID-19 Digital Certificate or ATAGI Exemption Certificate (Medical Contraindication or a Temporary Medical Exemption) - available via your myGov account, or

  • Your immunisation history statement -available via your myGov account.
Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $90,067
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $98,623
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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