Business Partner - Talent Acquisition

15 Sep 2022

  • Join a high performing internal recruitment team, working for an international gold mining business
  • Work between our Dunedin office and Macraes mine site
  • Competitive salary, bonus and free Southern Cross Health Insurance

The role

To implement and execute the recruitment strategy, employee value proposition and branding of the organization. Working collaboratively with hiring managers to understand their talent requirements, and fulfil these needs through proactive sourcing, assessment and selection of candidates.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the creation of future talent recruitment campaigns, targeting graduates and school leavers, designing careers events and developing a targeted media selection strategy
  • Create recruitment campaigns; identifying the characteristics of key candidate target groups; utilizing candidate attraction channels, including LinkedIn and advertising
  • Engage with hiring managers to clarify job vacancies and develop a role profile and candidate specification, to provide the most appropriate candidates for their needs
  • Screening job applicants over the phone to validate whether their skills are appropriate for the specialist roles they have applied for
  • Deliver a high-quality onboarding process to all successful applicants, proposing improvements to procedures to ensure all new employees have a positive experience when joining the business
  • Develop and maintain a pipeline of potential candidates for future management and professional roles, by developing strong mining industry networks
  • Work on projects to improve the service to hiring managers and enhance the candidate experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • a degree or equivalent level of education, preferably with Human Resources or Recruitment
  • ideally three years recruitment experience, from either an internal or agency environment
  • a full driver's licence and the ability to drive a manual vehicle.

About the company

OceanaGold is a multinational gold producer committed to the highest standards of technical, environmental and social performance. For more than 30 years, we have been contributing to excellence in our industry by delivering sustainable environmental and social outcomes for our communities, and strong returns for our shareholders.

Our global exploration, development, and operating experience has created a significant pipeline of organic growth opportunities and a portfolio of established operating assets including the Didipio Mine in the Philippines; Macraes and Waihi operations in New Zealand; and the Haile Gold Mine in the United States of America. The gold, copper, and silver we produce are essential to the renewable energy and transport sectors, life-saving medical devices and technology that connects communities around the world. They also contribute to sustainable economic growth in the regions where we operate and direct employment for more than 2,300 people.

Our operations are supported by a corporate office located in Brisbane, Australia.

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OceanaGold is committed to providing equal employment opportunities.

If you share the same values and have what we are looking for, please apply online now via our website:

Applications close on Friday, 7 October 2022. Shortlisting will commence immediately. Applicants must be eligible to work in New Zealand.

No applications from employment agencies will be accepted.

Work Type:
New Zealand
Macraes Operations
Date expires:
7 Oct 2022
  • Human Resources >> Other