Candidate Research Consultant, Talent Sourcing


Whether you are an agency or in-house Recruiter, this is an exceptional opportunity to join our Recruitment team (Hudson RPO integrated on-site at Macquarie). As a Candidate Research Consultant, you will have a genuine passion and strength for online research and proactive sourcing, and you will take responsibility for market mapping and strategic sourcing for senior and niche candidates. Your duties will span all front office areas of our investment banking business.

What you will be doing:

  • Researching market trends, mapping competitors and candidates. Potentially headhunting senior niche and strategically important front office, deals focussed, equity related or asset management candidates for the revenue generating segment of our client.
  • Staying connected with and tracking market trends, competitor analysis and regional changes that are relevant to our business stakeholders.
  • Designing and implementing bespoke recruitment campaigns for key recruitment drives.
  • Undertaking targeted talent pooling within front office skill sets.
  • Working in partnership with Resourcing Consultants and working closely with hiring managers from the outset at market research stage through to job briefing and then to offer stage.
  • Engaging with talent communities and delivering a best in class candidate experience
  • Working closely with the Employer Branding team.

This role will give you fantastic exposure to the investment banking space and will enable you to develop not only hands on market research and strategic sourcing capabilities, but also your ability to build relationships and influence as an expert, offering you insights at the ‘key decision maker’ level.

Who are you?

  • A proven talent acquisition consultant or recruiter ready to move client side, looking to further develop your capability in the front office candidate research and proactive sourcing market.
  • You have exceptional market mapping, online research, talent sourcing, networking and talent pooling experience and a keen interest in this area of recruitment.
  • You are driven and determined and ready to make the most of the opportunities presented to you by working for a leading RPO business.

About the Corporate Operations Group

The Corporate Operations Group brings together specialist support services in Digital Transformation & Data, Technology, Market Operations, Human Resources, Business Services, Business Improvement & Strategy, and the Macquarie Group Foundation. The Corporate Operations Group’s purpose is to power the entrepreneurial enterprise. 

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team. 

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