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New Zealand Recruitment Lead (12 month contract)

Job Location: Wellington

Regional Description: New Zealand

Job Number: 00562622


- Job description

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 384,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

Key Responsibilities:



  • Understand recruiting demand and skills profiles within area of responsibility

  • Responsible for a medium-sized recruiting pipeline (or shares the responsibility for a large recruiting pipeline), meeting recruiting targets and providing regular status reports

  • Screen applications and select candidates

  • Facilitate and Conduct interviews

  • Organise and facilitate assessment days

  • Participate in recruiting events and sourcing activities

  • Ensure all paper work is received and completed according to policy

  • Responsible for contract management and post offer management

  • Act as single point of contact for designated candidates for all recruiting related questions and concerns

  • Administer referral process of applicants

  • Provide external marketplace information to Recruiting Leadership and the business stakeholders

  • Update and utilise recruiting databases and tools

  • Review recruit files for completeness

  • Conduct and distribute reports on a regular basis and special reports on request, identify issues and recommend actions

  • Participate in projects and/or initiatives within or outside the team


  • May supervise small -sized team of recruiting operations and delegate work appropriately

  • Responsible for career development of any team members (training, supervision, evaluation, promotion recommendations)

Cooperation and Communication:

  • Serve as point of contact for stakeholder group (e.g. Operating Group, Capability Group, Client Group, Geography Leadership)

  • Establish and maintain relationships with stakeholder group

  • Communicate recruiting strategy, policies and procedures to team

  • Deliver key marketing messages to recruiting team to ensure selling messages are integrated into the recruiting process

  • Cooperate with Recruiting Team, HR and Sourcing team regarding candidates



Reports to: Experienced Hire Recruiting Lead


Supervises: May supervise Recruiters and/or Recruiting Operations Assistants


External Relationships: Channels/Sources (Universities, Search Firms, Internet Job Boards, Accenture Alumni, etc.), Recruiting and/or HR Organizations












Education: Undergraduate degree preferred


Work Experience: 5+ years of relevant work experience


Knowledge/Skills Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of the company's business objectives and organisational structure

  • Very good understanding of Accenture's position in the marketplace

  •  Strong understanding of recruiting processes and procedures including creative Sourcing strategy and Social Media

  •  Strong understanding of recruiting/sourcing processes and organisation and tools

  •  Very strong understanding of recruiting profiles

  •  Understanding of selling messages for each organization

  •  Strong interviewing skills

  •  Understanding of recruiting resource and marketing plan

  •  Good understanding of pipeline management and yield analysis

  •  Good understanding of the external marketplace/trends

  •  Data analysis experience

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.



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