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Head of Talent Acquisition - 12 Month FTC



People & HR
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024
SafetyCulture is a global technology company that is helping to transform workplaces around the world.
After witnessing the tragedy of workplace incidents as a private investigator, SafetyCulture Founder Luke Anear recruited a team to help him develop a mobile solution for frontline workers. What we’ve created is a market-leading workplace operations platform that helps give teams the knowledge, tools, and confidence they need to meet higher standards, work safely, and improve every day.
SafetyCulture is among the fastest-growing tech companies in the world, and our bold ambition is to reach 100 million users
worldwide by 2032. Opportunities to be part of a journey like this do not come around often!
As SafetyCulture continues its rapid expansion, we are excited to offer a unique opportunity for an experienced Head of Talent Acquisition to join our global People & Culture team on a 12-month fixed-term parental leave contract.
Reporting directly to the Chief People Officer, you will lead our global Talent Acquisition team, crafting a strategic roadmap to build scalable, inclusive, and innovative talent strategies. Collaborating closely with senior leaders, you will shape the strategic direction of our talent initiatives and ensure the timely delivery of key projects.

What will I be doing?

  • Design, develop and execute talent strategies, frameworks, tools, and metrics that ultimately enable SafetyCulture to solve more customer problems.
  • Lead SafetyCulture’s Talent team globally providing growth opportunities, mentorship and coaching to ensure individual and team growth.
  • Use a candidate-centric and data-driven approach to designing talent processes that are simple, effective, and optimised for scale.
  • Partner with senior leaders to align talent initiatives with business goals.
  • Provide data-based recommendations to stakeholders and the Talent team to build an excellent recruitment function that has huge impact.
  • Build programs and initiatives that provide a candidate experience that delights ensuring every candidate has a positive experience SafetyCulture.
  • Enable the Talent team to raise the bar on company performance by driving diversity, inclusion and allyship across SafetyCulture.
  • Champion a culture of continuous learning, growth mindset and knowledge sharing in the talent team and across the business.
  • Lead the sourcing and recruitment process for SafetyCulture’s Senior Leadership and strategic roles.
  • Ensure recruiting process, interviews, and documentation comply with all legal requirements and guidelines globally.

What do I Need?

  • You are a proactive, hands-on leader with a collaborative and data-driven approach.
  • You will elevate our talent acquisition capabilities, ensuring we meet our growth targets while maintaining high standards.
  • Your forward-thinking mindset will not only address current needs but also prepare SafetyCulture for future success.
  • 5 + years Talent senior leadership experience preferably in a high growth tech/SaaS company (desirable)
  • Passionate about building incredible teams that solve customer problems.
  • Empathetic leader that has experience coaching, developing, and empowering a growing internal talent acquisition team.

More than a Job

  • Flexible working arrangements, we encourage you to create the best work blend while working from your home and the local SafetyCulture office
  • Access to professional and personal training and development opportunities
  • Hackathons, Workshops, Lunch & Learns
  • We encourage involvement in the community, open source work, attending talks and events, and experimenting with new technologies
  • In-house Culinary Crew serving up daily breakfast, lunch and snacksBarista coffee machine, craft beer on tap, boutique wines and a range of non-alcoholic beverages
  • Wellbeing initiatives such as subsidised fitness programs, EAP services and generous parental leave policy
  • Quarterly celebrations and team events, including the annual Shiplt global offsite
  • On-site gym, Table tennis, board games, books library, and pet-friendly offices
SafetyCulture is a customer and product-driven company with an ambitious mission: empower front line workers to drive operational excellence and take ownership of their safety and wellbeing. The company started in Townsville, our HQ is in Sydney, and we have offices in Kansas City, Manchester and Manila.
This is an exciting time in SafetyCulture’s history. We now have roughly 550 mission-obsessed people driving outcomes for our customers. We have a strong senior leadership team with experience taking start-ups through the critical scale-up phase. We’ve raised more than $150 million in funding, which will be used to evolve the product into an alerts platform for distributed teams, and expansion into insurance, sensors and IoT, and telematics for fleets. The goal is to have 100 million people using our products every day.
We’re committed to building inclusive teams and cultivating a sense of belonging so our people can bring their whole authentic selves to work each day. We seek to make reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process to create an even playing field for all candidates. Thanks to the tireless efforts of the entire SafetyCulture team we’ve built an incredible culture which has seen us recognised as a Best Place to Work in Australia, the US and the UK.
Even if you don't meet every requirement listed in the ad, please consider applying for this role. We prioritise inclusion and value individuals with potential over a checklist of qualifications. Don't rule yourself out, hit that apply button if this job resonates with you
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