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Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist at Airwallex

Melbourne, VIC

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Established in Melbourne in 2015, Airwallex is a global payments fintech transforming the way businesses move and manage money domestically and internationally. In today’s fast-changing digital era, our purpose is to empower businesses of all sizes to grow in their own markets and around the world, and by doing so, contribute to the global economy. With technology at our core, we built a proprietary global financial infrastructure platform to help businesses transact, collect and pay in any foreign currency across 130+ countries and 50+ currencies, without the constraints of the traditional global financial system. In just five years since we were founded, Airwallex has grown to become Australia’s fastest-growing fintech unicorn and a well-funded international technology leader backed by world-leading investors. Our leadership, innovation and scale have been recognised and awarded by leading independent authorities, such as listing in Forbes' Cloud 100 2020, and placing in the Top 50 of KPMG’s Global Fintech100 two years in a row. To support our ambitious growth plans, we’re looking to expand our global teams with smart, driven and passionate individuals who are excited about joining our rocketship and taking on the challenge of a lifetime.

The role:

Reporting to the Talent Lead, this 6 month fixed term contract role will see you playing a critical role in Airwallex achieving our global growth plans for 2021.

As a Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will be assigned to partner with a specific department and work closely with the department head to fulfil their hiring goals. You will focus on outbound sourcing, inbound resume screening and conducting first round phone interviews as well as scheduling interviews with panel members.

Your exceptional sourcing skills and ability to rapidly pick up a role brief, along with your passion for creating a seamless candidate experience will be what sets you up for success in this role.

Who You Are:

  • You take ownership: you are happy to take ownership of a requisition from start to finish
  • You are well networked: you are plugged in to the tech scene and have a great talent pool of tech candidates at your fingertips
  • You are a closer: negotiating complex offers is second nature to you
  • You are fast paced: with experience working in a tech company that is going through substantial growth
  • You are a great multi-tasker: with the ability to manage multiple job requisitions at once
  • You are well rounded: you are just as happy conducting phone screens and sourcing as you are scheduling candidates for interviews
  • You are a do-er: No task is too big or small, you are ready to help a business find the best people
  • You are a story teller: with a natural ability to take candidates on the company journey in an engaging manner

Skill and Experience You Will Bring:

  • 5+ years experience in a Talent Acquisition / Recruitment role
  • 2+ years experience working for a tech company
  • Demonstrable experience in Talent Acquisition across many role types
  • Deep networks in the tech space in the Australian market
  • Proven ability to build relationships with senior stakeholders
  • Bachelor Degree preferred

At Airwallex we like to ensure we create the best environment for our people providing a collaborative open office space, PlayStation and table tennis to unwind, a fully stocked kitchen which includes breakfast, snacks, fruit, beers, you name it! We also organise regular team building events, encourage flexible/remote working and offer learning and development opportunities. Most importantly, we give our people the freedom to be creative.
Airwallex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Airwallex is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We don’t regard colour, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

About Airwallex

Office address

  • 15 William Street, Melbourne CBD, VIC, 3000
  • Sydney CBD, NSW, 2000

Company size

201-500 people

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