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Talent Business Partner/ Recruitment Manager

Depending on the size of the business, the top recruitment role may be a Talent Partner reporting into a Head of HR, or a Recruitment Manager with a team of Recruitment Coordinators or Consultants.


Key Responsibilities

The core responsibility is to develop and implement effective recruitment policy and  procedures to ensure the best candidates for the business and support the development of high performing teams.

A Talent Partner or Recruitment Manager will be responsible for:


Core Skills and Experience



Salary Information


A Talent Partner or Recruitment Manager role will pay between $90,000 - $140,000 per annum.


The median salary in NZ is  $115,000.


Hays 2017 Salary Survey


Talent Acquisition Coordinator

These roles will usually only exist in larger companies where there is a more senior Recruitment or Talent role, or in businesses where there is a large amount of recruitment.


Key Responsibilities


Core Skills and Experience



Salary Information


A Recruitment or Talent Acquisition Coordinator role will pay between $45,000 - $65,000 per annum.


The median salary is  $55,000.


Hays 2017 Salary Survey


Recruitment/Talent Consultant

In some businesses a Recruitment Consultant may also complete the responsibilities of the Talent Coordinator above. Generally a Consultant has several years experience recruiting. Salaries and role scope vary significantly.


Key Responsibilities


Core Skills and Experience


Salary Information


A Recruitment or Talent Consultant role will pay between $60,000 - $100,000 per annum depending on whether it is in house or external and bonus schemes.


The median salary in NZ is  $75,000.


Hays 2017 Salary Survey


Talent Acquisition and Recruitment roles include Search Specialists, Recruitment Coordinators, Interview Specialists, Talent Managers and strategic Talent Partners. Talent is no longer a reactive function. For those pursuing a talent career, the world has changed significantly with technology, and Talent Professionals must work in a new age of transparency to attract the right people to a business.