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Resourcing Consultant - Full time

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
24th February 2021
King & Wood Mallesons - 496439

Are you an experienced resourcer with a passion for delivering an outstanding recruitment experience for your stakeholders and candidates?  Do you get a sense of achievement from finding the best person for a role and seeing them flourish? Do you thrive in an exciting and stimulating environment where no two days are ever the same?

If so, then this could be the role for you!

About us

As a leading international law firm headquartered in Asia and recognised as one of the world’s most innovative law firms, King & Wood Mallesons offers a different perspective to commercial thinking and the client experience. With access to a global platform, a team of over 2000 lawyers in 27 locations around the world, we work with clients to help them understand local challenges, navigate through regional complexity, and to find commercial solutions that deliver a competitive advantage for our clients.

About the role

This role will see you working with our business leaders to fulfill their resourcing needs.  With the support of a highly collaborative team you’ll be part of a fast paced and adaptable environment recruiting for a range of diverse Shared Services areas.

You will be responsible for the recruitment and resourcing of shared services roles within Australia and other regions from time to time, including Singapore. The role will focus on sourcing excellent candidates for our Shared Services teams by utilising a range of sourcing channels and methods to maximise the effectiveness of direct recruitment. The successful candidate will be expected to have knowledge of industry best practices and a motivation to move our resourcing approaches in more creative directions while still staying true to the KWM brand and our overarching strategic objectives.

The role sits within our Resourcing team, reporting to the Head of Resourcing and will work closely with the Head of People & Development- Shared Services & Support and the broader advisory and operations team within People & Development. 

A full position description and ‘how to apply’ details for this role can be found on our website

What experience are we looking for?


  • Resourcing Experience- in Shared Services recruitment ideally for professional services, gained within an in-house sourcing role or you may be transitioning to in-house from agency
  • Stakeholder management - Demonstrated ability to establish trusted relationships with stakeholders
  • Teamwork - must collaborate with and work flexibly within the Resourcing team and more broadly within the People & Development team.
  • Knowledge & curiosity- understanding of market and industry recruitment practices and developments and a desire to improve and implement new initiatives to improve processes for greater efficiency, impact and to improve the candidate experience.
  • Strong Influencing and negotiations skills
  • Well-developed time management and organisation skill, with ability to juggle multiple projects and competing deadlines
  • Strong communication skills, oral and written
  • High level expertise using LinkedIn and other sourcing channels
  • Demonstrated ability in being a strong brand advocate


  • Experience with Technology, Business Development and/or Finance recruitment
  • Prior experiences in Human Resources, preferably in business partner roles
  • Experience in or exposure to PageUp (or similar ATS)

How to apply

Please apply by selecting the "apply now" link below and completing an online application form.

All job applications must be submitted through, Seek, LinkedIn or an authorised agency, applications through any other third-party websites will not be accepted.

For further information on this role, please contact Penny Thompson, Head of Resourcing at

King & Wood Mallesons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to principles of diversity and inclusion. Applications from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent are encouraged.

If you are not an Australian citizen or permanent resident, you must hold all visas and other approvals necessary for you to work for the firm in Australia.

Agencies - please note that we are not currently accepting applications from agencies for this role.