Head of Talent Acquisition

Cabin Crew

Job no: 501630

Work type: Full Time

Location: Brisbane

Categories: Human Resources

As our Head of Talent Acquisition, you will have responsibility over Virgin Australia’s Talent Acquisition function and strategy. You will be leading and inspiring a large team of talented Recruiters and Resourcers based across Australia.

Our culture encourages heart, spirit, imagination and collaboration, whilst ensuring that our guests remain the focus of our business. We want dedicated people who are Champions of Better and ready for the challenge of working in a dynamic environment. We are changing Aviation for good.

What will you be doing:

This position reports to the General Manager of People and forms part of the People Leadership team. You will be partnering closely with our key senior stakeholders across the business providing advice, influencing and making strategic decisions that will shape the future of talent at Virgin.

With the support of your Leaders, you will develop and implement a sourcing function that is proactive, strategic and delivers on our business goals levering metrics and technology. You will assess current state and implement strategies to adopt industry best practice.

What you’ll need:

You are a leader that is passionate about our brand and the industry.  You have a desire to always be better, collaborate, inspire, drive results and looks to create the future now.


You will provide meaningful and relevant knowledge and skills to assist our organisation to make great hiring decisions.  Your wealth of experience means you can pivot to meet the ever-evolving needs of our business. 


Ideally your background entails extensive experience leading a Talent Acquisition department delivering key projects in a complex and dynamic environment.

A bit more about us:

At Virgin Australia, we believe who you are, and how you show up, is as important as what you do. The Virgin Australia Group employs nearly 10,000 people. Our Group of businesses includes Virgin Australia Airlines, Velocity Frequent Flyer, Virgin Australia Regional Airlines, Virgin Australia Cargo and Tigerair Australia.




What’s next:

We recognise every step of our candidate’s journey is an opportunity for our team to deliver an exceptional experience and with candidate care our priority.  If you’re reading this and you think you’re the right new member of our careers crew, then apply now!


This is a full time, permanent opportunity based in our Brisbane Head office.


Apply now to join an amazing team and be part of the journey through an exciting period with Virgin Australia.

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