Team Leaders – Talent Attraction & Services (Multiple roles)

Australian Federal Police

About the job

Applications are sought from highly motivated, skilled, enthusiastic and customer-focused individuals wishing to be considered for Team Leader roles across the Talent Attraction and Services Team. The Talent Attraction and Services Team consists of the following functions:

  • Recruitment Services (corporate and professional related recruitment)
  • Talent Attraction (provision of strategic advice and support to internal clients)
  • Entry level Police and Protective Service Officer recruitment
  • Recruitment Management System support
  • Emerging Talent (graduates, directions and internship programs)

The positions we are recruiting for include:

  • Team Leader Recruitment Services
  • Team Leader Talent Attraction
  • Team Leader Emerging Talent

The Talent Attraction and Services Team Leaders are responsible for leading the team and providing clear direction and support ensuring the team manage priorities and deadlines efficiently and to a high standard. In this role you will be able to think creatively about how to attract the right talent at the right time for the AFP and well as establishing the ways in which we assess talent.

In this role you will have a relatively high level of autonomy. You will be responsible for workload allocation and exercise sound judgement for team and financial approvals. Ideally you will have relevant experience and knowledge of end to end recruitment processes, the current recruiting market and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Collaboration, strong attention to detail and a sense of urgency will be important personal traits.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provision of leadership to staff in relation to day to day recruitment processes, ensuring consistency in the application and interpretation of polices and governance;
  • Management of work performance to ensure that deadlines are met;
  • Analysis and application of recruitment and performance metrics to support decision making
  • Identifying and planning for peaks and throughs throughout the yearly recruitment cycle
  • Seeking continuous improvements to ensure that the AFP continues to deliver on the right people in the right place at the right time.

For further information regarding these roles please refer to the candidate pack.

Essential requirements, skills or experience:

  • Contemporary knowledge and experience relevant to the role.

Desirable requirements, skills or experience:

  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team.
  • Tertiary qualifications in relevant field.
  • Experience using Success Factors Recruitment System
  • Experience in an agency environment


  • To be eligible you must be an Australian Citizen.
  • This position requires the successful candidate to obtain a Negative Vetting 1 Security Clearance.
  • The COVID-19 vaccine has been mandated for all AFP employees. Satisfactory proof of vaccination status will be required at the time an offer of employment is made. You will be notified if you need to provide your COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate.

Additional Information:

These positions may be available across multiple locations upon negotiation with the Selection Advisory Committee.

What do we offer?

We provide our people with many benefits appropriate to the level of the position including, but not limited to:

  • An attractive remuneration package as per our Enterprise Agreement
  • Four mandatory rest days per year
  • Six weeks annual leave
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Flex time
  • 15.4% Superannuation
  • External and internal training opportunities

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