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Welcome to Jobs and Talent, which aims to provide AAGE members with a method of advertising available positions in the graduate recruitment space to one another, along with publicising profiles of current job seekers with experience in the graduate recruitment field.

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Department of Home Affairs: APS5 Entry Programs Coordinator, Canberra

The Entry Programs team at the Department of Home Affairs currently has a vacant APS5 full time position based in Canberra which we are looking to fill.

Please click here to access the position description and contact Belinda Sims at to register your interest or ask any queries.

Department of the Treasury: APS6 Graduate Coordinator, Canberra

The Department of the Treasury is seeking an APS6 Graduate Coordinator for a 6 month secondment opportunity (with the possibility of extension). This is a Canberra based position with an attractive salary package. We are looking to fill this position in December 2019. Baseline Security Clearance is essential.

This will be an excellent opportunity for a high-performing APS5 looking for a development opportunity, or an APS6 seeking a fresh and exciting challenge at a different agency. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience working in a similar role or team.

At the Treasury we run a two-year program which offers two one-year work rotations and includes an Induction week, training workshops, seminars and small group coaching.

This is an integral position that sits within a small, supportive team. Our graduate coordinator is expected to play a key role in all stages of the graduate program cycle (e.g. attraction, recruitment, design and development). We are looking for a highly-organised individual to manage the many moving parts of a program which is responsible for the development of 70+ graduates.

Excellent written and communication skills are essential as the graduate coordinator is ‘the face’ of the program - this means being the central contact for all relevant stakeholders, and working collaboratively with all business areas within the agency.

Reporting to the Team Leader who will have oversight, the graduate coordinator will:

  • Forecast and effectively plan the two-year program of activities for two graduate cohorts
  • Be responsible for creating and coordinating the graduate learning and development plan
  • Manage all aspects of procurement activity related to the graduate program (i.e. contract design, negotiation and on-going administration)
  • Create and implement a program evaluation framework
  • Build and maintain working relationships with external Agencies to deliver development opportunities for graduates (i.e. long-term and short-term secondments)

If you are interested please contact the Graduate Team here at the Treasury by emailing or call 02 6263 2083 if you would like to discuss further.

MinterEllison: Graduate Resourcing Consultant, Sydney

We have an amazing opportunity in our Sydney team for a Graduate Recruitment Consultant. This is a fabulous role running our Clerkship recruitment campaign and program as well as providing HR support to our Clerks & Graduates.

Our Graduate Recruiters have the impactful role of building the firm's talent pipeline through our clerkship and graduate programs. They help law students and graduates begin and accelerate their careers. Our Clerk and Graduate Programs are one of the most highly invested projects we run out of the Talent team each year. This role is based in the Sydney office and you will:

  • be accountable for end-to-end student hiring for our clerkship & graduate programs including branding, selection, assessment, and interviewing
  • have phenomenal communication and relationship building skills as you will be managing and influencing senior partners and leaders as well as the students you're attracting to the roles
  • develop and coach our Graduates through the early stages of their careers
  • be managing relationships and commitments to university partners, including attraction events, careers fairs and presentations
  • design and deliver the clerk and graduate orientation and development programs in partnership with our Talent Development team
  • be the key point of contact for HR queries for the Clerk and Graduate cohorts
  • partner with the business to provide advice and guidance and ensure you are continuously looking for ways to improve and enhance the clerkship and graduate offering
  • facilitate employee performance conversations with supervisors to build high-performing teams

For more details, please see the position description or contact Liana Sutton (

Monash Talent: Graduate Recruitment Consultant, Melbourne

  • Help our talented graduates kick-start their career!
  • Convenient Melbourne CBD location
  • Consult with industry to understand their graduate talent needs, connecting them with Monash University
  • Show case your candidate matching & relationship building skills
  • Enjoy a flexible, friendly work environment.

About the Role:

As the Recruitment Consultant at Monash Talent, your primary focus will be the coordination of the end to end recruitment process for graduate talent and to utilise your relationship development skills to boost business growth. You will ensure the effective delivery of graduate placement into temporary, contract or ongoing roles.

We are looking for a highly organised, confident self-starter with strong self-management skills and a genuine passion to assist Monash University graduates to find meaningful employment in this discipline. This role requires flexibility, multitasking and a strong team ethic and the ability to maintain focus and action orientation in a fast paced environment.

Essential skills and experience:

  • Recent recruitment/ placement experience.
  • Excellent candidate care, matching and relationship management skills
  • Previous responsibility for workflow within a busy environment with time sensitive deadlines to meet stakeholder requirements.
  • Proven experience hitting KPIs within a collaborative team environment.
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to deliver presentations to external clients
  • Strong database systems skills, including the ability to use online systems to drive process improvements, including the use of data and reports to inform decision making and resource allocations
  • An obvious passion or recent experience assisting students/ graduates launch their careers in their relevant industry.

About us:

At Monash Professional Pathways, we believe that helping employers to meet their talent requirements is the best way to help graduates and professionals commence and succeed in their careers.

We offer a range of best practice training programs, workplace learning and industry placement experiences. The team specialises in assisting students and graduates to develop the necessary graduate employability skills and knowledge to maximise their opportunities to succeed in the global workplace. We also manage Monash Talent, the first of its kind recruitment agency service provider for employers to recruit graduates from Monash College and Monash University.

Other information:

  • Occasional travel between campuses is required.
  • Labour Day, Queen’s Birthday and Melbourne Cup day are normal working days, without penalty payments for time worked. Five days leave (accrued at 1⅔ per public holiday worked) will be granted in lieu, to be usually taken on the days falling between Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
  • The incumbent may be required, on occasions, to work outside normal business hours.

Find out more about our team by visiting:

Contract: 18 months, full time fixed term (potential to extend)

Enquiries: Talent acquisition team, (Email applications will not be accepted)

Apply online: and submit your application on our careers site.

UNSW: Head of Career Education, Sydney

About the role
  • $124,023 - $131,601 plus 17% superannuation and leave loading
  • Continuing position
  • Full-time (35 hours per week)

The Head of Career Education (MBA and Postgraduate) is responsible for the development and delivery of career development learning (CDL) and work integrated learning (WIL) across AGSM’s suite of MBA and other programs and for developing strategies to scale CDL and WIL across the Business School’s postgraduate portfolio. With an emphasis on delivering high quality career support and employment outcomes for students, the successful applicant will also drive collaboration between the AGSM Career Development Centre and the Career Accelerator at UNSW Business School team in order to support both AGSM and postgraduate students and their career success.

The role of Head of Career Education (MBA and Postgraduate) reports to Director, Career Accelerator at UNSW Business School, and has 4 direct reports.

Specific responsibilities for this role include:

  • Working closely with the Director, Career Accelerator, to develop and support career education at UNSW Business School for AGSM and Postgraduate Coursework students.
  • Developing effective strategies to ensure the AGSM Full-Time MBA continues to perform well in prestigious international rankings, with a focus on the career-related elements of these rankings.
  • Directly managing the AGSM-based staff, their areas of responsibility and professional development.
  • Overseeing and managing delivery of the career development curriculum and related activities for the AGSM Full-Time MBA program.
  • Working collaboratively across the institution to enhance the quality and effectiveness of CDL and WIL offerings across the organisation and increase the profile of UNSW with key employers and external organisations.

About the successful applicant (Selection Criteria):

  • Hold a relevant postgraduate qualification or equivalent professional work experience.
  • Extensive experience working in a careers related area, ideally in a higher education and Business School context, with a good understanding of the MBA and Postgraduate Coursework market and emerging trends in career related aspects of these programs.
  • Proven track record of delivering successful results in CDL and/or WIL in a fast-paced and high-volume environment, including a demonstrated track record of innovation.
  • Experience in leveraging technology to scale the delivery of CDL and/or WIL.
  • Strong track record of leadership, including well developed people management skills and collaborative working style.
  • A demonstrated capability to develop strategic solutions and effectively implement these solutions.

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please submit your selection criteria responses, cover letter and resume with your application in order to be considered. Please apply online - applications submitted through other channels will not be accepted.


Hayley Randall, Talent Acquisition Consultant, T: 02 9385 0962

Applications close: 11:30pm, Sunday 2nd February 2020

Please click here for the position description and to apply.

Coles: Emerging Talent Development Lead (VIC)

An exciting opportunity to join the Talent & Performance team at Coles as the Emerging Talent Development Lead on a 12 month fixed term contract.

As the Emerging Talent Development Lead, your key responsibilities are to lead and create the formal development for our Coles graduates, whilst managing onboarding and induction, rotation process, graduate projects and all learning and development activities throughout the program.

Partnering with senior business leaders and the People and Culture business partners, you will ensure consistent program delivery and ensure graduates are provided with rotations that continue to stretch and build their capability.

You will be required to develop reporting and metrics to track program performance and measure the success of the program. Using insights and trends, you will work with the business to continuously improve our program and processes.

Skills and experience

  • Bachelor of HR / Business highly valued
  • 2+ years working in learning, talent or emerging talent development space
  • Ability to support the delivery of learning and development programs
  • Work in a fast paced environment with multiple deliverables
  • the ability to define solution requirements and work with stakeholders to design / deliver
  • an understanding of emerging talent trends (preferably Retail / large corporate organisation)
  • strong facilitation and presentation skills
  • strong consultative skills

The Coles Graduate Program is one of the key pillars for Coles to deliver its Talent Strategy and will be aligned to the overall Coles talent principles. We employ between 250-300 graduates over a two year period.

The Emerging Talent team is made up of 3 roles. The Emerging Talent Manager (Line Manager) and two direct reports; Graduate Attraction and Recruitment Manager and the Emerging Talent Development Lead – this is the vacant role.

Please reach out to Melanie Taylor with any queries or apply directly via

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