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Our industry specialists will listen to your aspirations and share your story with Australia’s most prestigious organisations. Together, let’s write the next chapter of your career.

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Explore the opportunities from a range of organisations that exclusively partner with Robert Walters for their hiring needs.

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Australia's leading employers trust us to deliver fast, efficient hiring solutions that are tailored to their exact requirements. Browse our range of bespoke services and resources.

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We offer a range of services that we have perfected over time, yet we embrace all challenges without exception. Share your talent challenges with us and together we will find the solution.

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Truly global and proudly local, we've been serving Australia for over 25 years with offices in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney.

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Federal Government Talent Solutions

About Robert Walters - Federal Government

Hiring the right people unlocks your ability to deliver key goals. Hiring the wrong people, no matter how talented, can hold your organisation back while your competition thrives.

To attract the professionals that can take your business forward, you need to tell your organisation’s unique story in a truly engaging way. That’s why it’s vital that you partner with a recruiter who deeply understands you, your market and the professionals you need.

At Robert Walters, we see beyond the job description to understand your organisations real story. We then use our specialist industry expertise, hyper- local knowledge and global reach to champion your story and connect you with the best professionals who will transform your business.

Our story is based on fact

  • 43,000

    Professionals we help start their next chapter

  • 11,000

    Organisations who we help acquire talent

  • 85%

    Of professionals refer us to a friend

  • 90%

    Of organisations recruit more than one role through us

Permanent, Non-ongoing and Project Recruitment

Robert Walters is an approved provider for the Whole of Australian Government - People Panel Phase 1 Panel, Perm Services (SON3897769), Robert Walters can provide support for ongoing, non-ongoing (including casual) types of employees:

  • General Recruitment Services: APS to EL2 and equivalent
  • Executive Recruitment Services: SES Band 1 to Band 3 and equivalent and statutory appointments
  • Expert/Specialised Role Recruitment: Personnel who are experts with extensive knowledge, experience, and advanced education in their field and are not generally available in the Australian Public Service
  • Candidate Sourcing Services: Identifying and sourcing highly skilled candidates to fill advertised vacancies at any level)

Contingent, Labour Hire and Temporary Recruitment

Robert Walters is an approved provider on the Whole of Australian Government (WoAG) - People Panel Phase 2, Labour Hire Services (SON3965020), Robert Walters can provide support for ongoing, non-ongoing (including casual) types of employees:

  • Labour Hire Services: APS1 – SES equivalent, for a defined period
  • Conversion service: Labour hire worker accepts an offer of direct APS employment into a similar position
  • Introduction services: APS employee from another entity, known as Section 26 transfer
  • Placement services: Sourcing of a candidate for a non-ongoing APS position of employment

Volume Recruitment

When you need to rapidly establish a team of several professionals, we can ease the growing pains, save you time, and remove the guesswork. Our customised assessment centres are designed to source and supply talented people who can hit the ground running. Aligned with your organisation’s values, culture and required skillsets, we’ll design a hiring process to source, curate and mobilise teams at speed and scale.  

Scribe and Project Services

We understand Government departments when running large scale recruitment rounds, may need to engage scribe services. We can support internal teams through delivering the following:

  • Initial shortlisting of candidates (including detailed assessments of applications and rating against selection criteria)
  • Development of interview questions
  • Scribing at interviews
  • Reporting - individual and comparative reports, preparation of final report, and order of merit for delegate sign-off.
  • Scribing at shortlist meetings
  • Arranging interview schedules
  • Act as an independent panel member
  • Conduct comprehensive referee reports

Payroll Solutions

Payrolling employees can be a complicated, costly and a time-consuming exercise when you are looking to onboard employees quickly. With our dedicated payroll solution, we offer a highly comprehensive end-to-end resourcing and payroll service which can reduce the administration costs and financial risk to your organisation. We take care of the behind the scenes to provide peace of mind that your employees are paid on time and accurately.

Candidates who payroll through Robert Walters also have the option to access our Contractor Benefits Program.

Meeting our Head of Federal Government Expert

Bernadette  Bently

Bernadette Bently

Head of Federal Government - Australia Canberra

Bernadette is a Senior Leader with 22+ years in recruitment and team management within government sectors. Expert in strategic workforce solutions, she collaborates with agencies to recruit top talent for critical programs globally. Her experience includes strategic planning, industry specialist development, large-scale redeployment, and managing programs like Graduate, Indigenous, Diversity, and STEM. She's known for her strong leadership, HR management skills, and tailored workforce solutions.

T: 0435 485 503
E: bernadette.bentley@robertwalters.com.au

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