Talent Acquisition Advisor



People & HR
Sydney, Australia
Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023

Founded by mathematicians and cyber defense experts in 2013, Darktrace is a global leader in cyber security AI, delivering complete AI-powered solutions in its mission to free the world of cyber disruption. We protect more than 8,400 customers from the world’s most complex threats, including ransomware, cloud, and SaaS attacks.

Our roots lie deep in innovation. The Darktrace AI Research Centre based in Cambridge, UK, has conducted research establishing new thresholds in cyber security, with technology innovations backed by over 130 patents and pending applications. The company’s European R&D center is located in The Hague, Netherlands.

Headquartered in Cambridge, UK, Darktrace has more than 2,400 employees located globally. Customers include public sector agencies, education institutions, media, organizations supplying critical infrastructure, and businesses of all sizes worldwide.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a fast-growing company, named one of TIME magazine’s “Most Influential Companies” for 2021 and one of Fast Company’s “Most Innovative AI Companies” in 2022. For more information on our cutting-edge technology, visit darktrace.com.

This is a fast paced and autonomous role where the experience of our candidates is always front of mind. You’ll also be supporting the full end-to-end recruitment cycle, working very closely with the business throughout.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Own hiring for assigned department(s) and deliver on quarterly headcount targets
  • Collaborate with business and team leaders to define ideal candidate profiles
  • Source high quality candidates through direct messaging, adverts, and referrals program
  • Provide prompt, constructive resume and interview feedback to TA Associates to support their high-volume sourcing efforts
  • Participate in career events and job fairs to promote our employer brand and build a passive pipeline
  • Collect and apply interview feedback to improve
  • Track, clean and update weekly metrics and feedback within Greenhouse to accurately assess your performance and pipeline, while also identifying potential blockers within the interview process
  • Guide both the candidate and the business through the offer process, pre-closing candidates and creating paperwork, always with a view to a high acceptance rate
  • Head projects including, but not limited to process improvement, streamlining, and enhancing candidate experience, up-skilling the business, promoting DEI and interview training

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum two years of experience in 360 recruitment, in-house or third party
  • Strong communication skills, you’ll create compelling messages and be able to adjust your tone to your audience
  • Able to build lasting relationships with business stakeholders
  • Ability to prioritize across multiple tasks with a focus on time and expectation management
  • Well organized, able to create order from chaos
  • Willingness to suggest and implement process improvements and undertake projects
  • Attention to detail with a desire to complete tasks and follow up to make sure everything runs smoothly
  • An interest in candidate experience and an understanding of what good should look like