General information

All posting locations: Southbank, Victoria, Australia

Job Function: 09 - HR

Date Published: 18-Aug-2022

Ref #: R-59634

Description & Requirements

About the role:

We have a fantastic opportunity to join our ANJ People & Performance team in our Melbourne Head Office as a Talent Acquisition Specialist. You will play a key role in supporting Recruitment and L&D across Australia and New Zealand and gain broad exposure to all areas of the organization. This role would be a great for someone who has exposure to recruitment/talent management and is looking to build their career in a large corporate environment.

Drive the business towards strategic hiring decisions through an efficient and effective recruitment process aligned to the global hiring policy. Proactively network and build a strong talent pool for key functions within the business.


  • Manage the Talent Acquisition process ensuring compliance with company policies and legislative requirements  
  • Ensure the end-to-end process is being managed through Workday system and coaching hiring managers to use the system proficiently. 
  • Champion best-practice recruitment hiring- promoting a long -term strategic business talent solutions.
  • Ensure the recruitment process is progressing efficiently focusing on providing a professional and positive candidate experience.
  • Identify creative solutions to sourcing and promoting career opportunities at KraftHeinz
  • Utilise data and analytics to make decisions and recommendations on recruitment strategies- sharing and consulting with hiring managers as appropriate
  • Continually network and proactively source top talent to build a talent pipeline for future opportunities
  • Coordinate recruitment related events as required such as Blitz interviews- assessment centres.
  • Remain abreast with industry trends- insights and events to ensure KraftHeinz remains relevant and attractive in the market.

About you:

  • Work as part of a team but also demonstrate ability to confidently operate with autonomy
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask and manage stakeholder expectations to ensure key deliverables are met
  • Capability to work to tight deadlines
  • Think outside the box and solution driven approach to work.
  • Undergraduate qualification in Commerce/Human Resources or related discipline is desirable

Benefits program:

We empower our people to own their work- and it’s true our employees are our competitive advantage – so we take care of our Kraft Heinz family with our ‘Live Well’ benefits program:

  • Hybrid Working- flexibility around when and where you work
  • Free Food - our kitchen is fully stocked with our products for you to enjoy!
  • Gatherings - monthly drinks & nibbles- End of Year Celebration
  • Wellbeing - annual health checks & flu shots- onsite wellbeing sessions & webinars
  • Volunteering – volunteer days with Foodbank- meal packing events for our Global partner Rise Against Hunger
  • Keeping Fit – join our Run Club and sign up for discounted gym memberships & classes
  • Purchase Leave – purchase additional annual leave at the beginning of each calendar year
  • Parental Leave - 12 weeks paid parental leave for primary caregivers

The Kraft Heinz Company Australia & New Zealand is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a working environment that embraces- promotes and values diversity and inclusion. Research shows that candidates from underrepresented backgrounds hesitate to apply for roles if they feel they don’t meet 100% of the criteria. So- if this opportunity excites you and you think you have skills and experience that can add value (even if not specified)- please don’t hesitate to apply!


About Us

The Kraft Heinz Company is one of the largest food and beverage companies in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands and global sales of approximately $25 billion. We’re a globally trusted producer of high-quality, great-tasting, and nutritious foods for over 150 years. Our brands are truly global, with products produced and marketed in over 40 countries. These beloved products include condiments and sauces, cheese and dairy, meals, meats, refreshment beverages, coffee, infant and nutrition products, and numerous other grocery products in a portfolio of more than 200 legacy and emerging brands.

No matter the brand, we’re united under one vision: To sustainably grow by delighting more consumers globally. Bringing this vision to life is our team of 39,000+ food lovers, creative thinkers, and high performers worldwide. Together, we help provide meals to those in need through our global partnership with Rise Against Hunger. We also stand committed to responsible, sustainable practices that extend to every facet of our business, our consumers, and our communities. Every day, we’re transforming the food industry with bold thinking and unprecedented results. If you share our passion – and are ready to create the future, build a legacy, and lead as a global citizen – there’s only one thing to do: join our table and let’s make life delicious!

Our Culture of Ownership, Meritocracy and Collaboration

We're not afraid to think differently. Embrace new ideas. Dream big. We empower our people at every level – from entry-level intern to senior leader – to own their work. We share a responsibility to think like Owners – to be mindful of the collective and sustained success of Kraft Heinz – which we apply to every situation, every day.

As part of Kraft Heinz, you're supported to grow and achieve. You’re expected to bring your authentic self to work every day, to lead with humility, and drive outstanding performance at every level – and you’ll be rewarded. You’re given opportunities to leave a mark and build a legacy. But you won’t do it alone. You’re supported by passionate teammates along the way, and our collective, collaborative spirit fuels our incredible progress.

Kraft Heinz is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Underrepresented Ethnic Minority Groups/Women/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity and other protected classes.