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Talent Acquisition Specialist

About us:

Established in 2007, CDC Data Centres is Australia’s leading operator of sovereign, secure, world-class data centre facilities.

Headquartered in Canberra with multiple facilities in the ACT, NSW and New Zealand, CDC’s diversified operations provide secure data centre configurations that support co-location, containerised and hyperscale compute environments with all campuses interconnected with high-speed carrier grade networks.

At CDC we are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We believe that everyone’s unique experiences enable us to deliver meaningful benefits for our people, our clients and communities. Our mission is to attract, retain and grow the world’s best data centre team.

Our people are responsive, innovative and trusted in supporting our customers. Together, we configure the landscape to meet the security, reliability, connectivity and sustainability needs for today and tomorrow.

About the Role:

We are looking for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our team and drive the recruitment process from start to end. You will play a key role in supporting our busy and dynamic People and Culture team, providing business partnering across the organisation and owning the full scope of recruitment functionality. You will be actively engaging in planning, developing, and implementing an effective Talent Acquisition strategy in meeting overall business objectives.

Key responsibilities include:

  • End to end responsibility of the recruitment process
  • Facilitate effective communications with potential hires and talents in the market
  • Plan interview and selection procedures, including screening calls, assessments and in-person interviews
  • Conduct research and translates trends into creative and innovative practices to obtain desired outcomes
  • Internal communication with hiring managers, strategically sourcing information to build a talent profile and begin sourcing candidate
  • Strong technical acumen and a data-driven approach to recruitment strategy formulation and decision-making.
  • Develop and maintain stakeholder relationships by understanding skill set and career development goals
  • Prepare content and advertise job openings on career pages, job boards and social networks
  • Source potential candidates through online social channels and professional networks
  • Assist interviewers in identifying and creating job related interview questions
  • Evaluate candidates based on their interview and skills
  • Determine qualification criteria and assessing the skills required for each position
  • Provide timely interview feedback and ensure positive candidate experience throughout the process
  • Train interviewers on CDC’s recruitment processes and interview techniques
  • Work diversely as a key part of a highly professional CDC team to positively build upon the culture and capabilities

About You:

  • Work experience in talent acquisition or similar roles
  • Experience with full-cycle recruiting, using various interview techniques and evaluation methods
  • Good understanding recruiting internally for both technical and non-technical roles
  • Familiarity with social media and professional networks
  • Experience in using LinkedIn Talent Solutions to proactively source candidates
  • A keen interest in understanding of the technical requirements for each role within the organisation
  • Proficiency in documenting processes and keeping up with industry trends
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


Australian citizenship and ability to obtain an NV1 Security Clearance

Application Process

If you are looking for an opportunity to play a vital role in a fast-growing Australian technology company and be part of our amazing team, please email your resume and cover letter to

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