Permanent recruitment services

Contract number: RS8017-2015PR
Contract expiry: 30 September 2021
Extensions available: 1 x 2 year (30 September 2023)
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Contract engagement: Direct supplier engagement. Details on pricing are uploaded onto VendorPanel.
Scope of contract: This contract accommodates permanent recruitment services to the following categories:

Category 1 – Executive Management

  • CEO
  • Director
  • Group General Manager
  • General Manager
  • Executive Manager.

Category 2 – Professional

  • Financial Services and Asset Management (Reporting)
  • Governance
  • Marketing, Media & Public Relations
  • Human Resources, Organisational Development and Training
  • Legal
  • Information Technology
  • Town Planning
  • Environmental Health and Land Management
  • Engineering and Asset Management (Infrastructure)
  • Spatial Technology
  • Opement
  • Community Cultural and Economic Development
  • Community Education and Community Health
  • Youth and Community Recreation.

Category 3 – Administration/Clerical

  • Administration and Customer Service
  • Compliance.

Category 4 – Trades, Works and Labour

  • Building and Plumbing
  • Trades and Technical
  • Asset Maintenance, Construction and Infrastructure
  • Miscellaneous.


Other Services


Aspect Personnel

Aspect PersonnelAddress: Level 13, 385 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Contact: Mark Parrent
Phone: 03 9092 7204

Our public sector team employ both temporary and permanent staff within the technical space.

Roles we typically recruit for include: civil and traffic engineering, capital works, asset management, town planning, urban design, landscape architecture, local laws, building surveying, environmental health, open space and waste management.

Charterhouse Recruitment

Charterhouse RecruitmentAddress: Level 14 Podium, 530 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Contact: Liz Ruddick
Phone: 03 8610 6114

Since 2003, Charterhouse Recruitment has been offering a personalised and consultative recruitment service to the public sector. Charterhouse understands the rigorous and consistent recruitment selection process required by local government bodies and offers a robust yet timely service.

We have a well-established team within the Melbourne office and as such, the experience and maturity of our consultants enables us to focus on understanding the local council’s culture, values and role requirements as well as the necessary skills to ensure a successful hire.

Our areas of expertise include: Business Support, Accounting & Finance, Information Services, Information Technology & Records Management, HR, Policy, Marketing & Communications and Executive Search.

Clicks Recruit (Australia)

Clicks IT Recruitment logoAddress: Level 35, 360 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Contact: Katherine Kwan
Phone: 03 9963 4831

Clicks IT Recruitment is a specialist IT recruitment and contracting company with offices in Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra. Australian owned, we’ve been established for over 25 years.

Our proven expertise over the last 11+ years’ continuous service guarantees both job seekers and hiring managers the highest confidence.

Clicks has a team of Account Managers and Sourcing Specialists who are dedicated to the Victorian Public Sector. With a strategic focus on this sector for over a decade, we have identified and established loyal relationships with all of the high-performing IT professionals for Government.

Our focus on the Public Sector means that our team is experienced in understanding your unique requirements. You can be confident that your Clicks Account Manager understands your business and the types of technologies, experience and skills you need your IT staff to possess.

Our deeper understanding of your sector also allows us to effectively represent your value proposition and how rewarding it is to be involved in important projects that enhance the lives of all Victorians.

Davidson Executive

Davidson Executive logoAddress: Level 10, 295 Ann Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
Contact: Clare McCartin
Phone: 07 3023 1000

Davidson Executive are micro-specialists and trusted advisors in the local government sector. We recruit talent at the CEO, Director, Manager and Coordinator levels. Our clients comment on the information richness of our approach which includes psychometric assessments of the long list and the provision of video interviews of our shortlists. What sets us apart is our extensive knowledge of the local government sector which our consultants have specialised in for over twenty years.

Davidson Consulting is regularly engaged in CEO performance reviews, executive team workshops, and predictive analytics in order to enhance organisational performance.

Drake Australia

Drake International logoAddress: Level 40, 55 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Contact: Mirella Del Re
Phone: 03 9245 0211 or 0404 031 703

Since inception in 1951, Drake has evolved from our origins as a recruitment agency to become a truly global provider of Human Capital Solutions. With seventy offices in nine international locations, Drake now services clients on every major continent. Remaining true to our original mandate of maximising the organisational effectiveness and efficiency of our clients, our range of end to end human resources solutions has been designed to assist our clients drive the productivity, performance and profitability of their organisation through empowering your employees to succeed through all stages of the employee lifecycle.

Finite Group APAC

Finite Group APAC logo Address: Level 23, 123 Pitt Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Contact: Tony Maguire
Phone: 03 9617 3900

Through our trademark first, fast and friendly approach and the latest search tools, Finite has access to an unparalleled network of IT specialists to fill your permanent vacancy. We work across all vertical markets.

Our focus on client partnerships and service innovation, combined with strong media relationships also ensures we attract many passive candidates that are often not actively looking.

In addition, Finite can conduct psychometric evaluation and formal on-line technical testing, adapted to your requirements.

We are also happy to undertake initial interviews for direct applicants and coordinate security screening where required. Call Finite first to fill your vacancy.

Flexi Personnel

Flexi Personnnel logoAddress: 12 Neville Avenue, Laverton VIC 3028
Contact: Jeannie Christostomou
Phone: 03 9360 9722

Flexi Personnel is proud to be included on the panel for the Provision of RS8017-2015PR - Permanent Recruitment Services via MAV and that we have been very fortunate to be a MAV certified supplier since 2010.

Flexi Personnel is a recruitment and HR Consulting company working across multiple divisions and specialising in Management, Allied Health & Community Services, IT and Administration, Trades and Blue Collar roles.

Flexi Personnel has 25 years of experience providing service excellence. We are heavily invested in our partnerships and have a reputation of delivering desired outcomes by investing in our systems, processes and people. Our unique selection and recruitment process ensures that you get the right person first time, every time. At Flexi, we are committed to ‘finding your best’. Flexi Personnel is experienced in partnering with councils and Government organisations and has a history of providing staffing to the Local Government sector in a range of categories, under formal contract.

Flexi Personnel has been approved to provide the following services:

  • Category 1 - Executive management
  • Category 2 - Professional
  • Category 3 - Administration / Clerical
  • Category 4 - Trades works and labour
  • Contractors
  • Other recruitment services

GBS Recruitment

GBS Recruitment logo Address: 1/41 Grey Street, Traralgon VIC 3844
Contact: Rob Darby
Phone: 03 5174 2665

Since 1994, GBS Recruitment have been providing temporary, contract and permanent recruitment services for state, local government/councils across Gippsland and South East Victoria.

Over this time, GBS gained valuable knowledge of the structure and recruitment methodologies of government working closely with HR, department managers and team leaders.

Relationships and understanding each individual requirement or challenge is highly important to GBS, as we like to be the solution provider in sourcing the very best talent.

GBS have highly experienced recruiters with networks locally, nationally and internationally and are passionate about providing the right talent for your job vacancy.

Our experienced recruiters are complemented by a dedicated and experienced support team and modern technology tools.

Our large network across Gippsland and South East Victoria and beyond, consists of job-ready high level professionals, passive job seekers, as well as continually attracting candidates via our website, marketing campaigns, sponsorship, community engagement and online social media channels.

Placed temporary and permanent job seekers within government organisations:

Commercial (White Collar): Executive and General Management, Human Resources, Payroll & Finance, Marketing & Communications, Engineering, IT, Call Centre & Customer Service, Office Administration, Library Officer, Rates and Local Laws Officers.

Industrial (Blue Collar): Arborist, Parks & Gardens, Horticulturist, Road Construction Workers, Drivers, Emergency Disaster Relief Personnel, General Labouring and Cleaners.

GBS Recruitment have been approved to provide the following services:

  • Category 1 - Executive management
  • Category 2 - Professional
  • Category 3 - Administration / Clerical
  • Category 4 - Trades works and labour
  • Contractors
  • Other recruitment services - Outplacement Services, Unbundled Recruitment Services & Payroll.

Hays Specialist Recruitment (Australia)

Hays Specialist Recruitment logoAddress: Level 11 Chifley Tower, 2 Chifley Square, Sydney NSW 2000
Contact: Matt Gowan
Phone: 03 9604 9627

Hays have dedicated local government recruiting experts who have the experience to assist with all your recruitment needs in both permanent and temporary assignments. We have a large, constantly updated database of screened, interviewed, and tested and carefully reference checked candidates who want to work in local government, having aligned values and the desire to contribute to their community.

Our advertising profile is one of the highest in the recruitment industry - our sourcing techniques via web and media advertising have seen us attract the best candidates in the market who want to work in the public sector.

We provide the following services:

  • Temporary and contract staff
  • Permanent recruitment
  • Competency-based interviewing, skills testing, validation of qualifications and verbal reference checking
  • Panel interviews
  • Tailored psychometric assessments
  • Executive search
  • Co-ordination of security and medical checks
  • Payrolling service
  • On-line access to our Annual Salary Guide and quarterly market updates.

HOBAN Recruitment

HOBAN Recruitment logoAddress: Level 35, 360 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Contact: Glen Axiak
Phone: 03 9203 4976

HOBAN Recruitment has extensive experience over many years in the provision of staffing to over 28 Local Government entities often under formal contract.

HOBAN Recruitment currently provides staff to many high profile government organisations often under formal contract, including: Victorian Local Government, NSW Local Government, Victorian Government, NSW Government, ACT Government, Queensland Government and the Australian Government.

More than 6,850 positions filled at participant Councils in the last 10 years in fields including:

  • Law enforcement
  • Office and administration
  • Labouring, gardening and outdoor
  • Customer service
  • Accounts and finance
  • Call centre
  • School crossing supervisors
  • Warehouse operations
  • Engineering
  • Human resources
  • Project management
  • Maintenance.

Horner Recruitment

Horner Recruitment Systems logoAddress: Level 8, 160 Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Contact: Phil Webster
Phone: 03 9604 2888

With over 40 years in providing HR and Recruitment services and 10 of those to the Local Government Sector, HORNER has earnt the reputation of a reputable, high quality preferred supplier for one very good reason….we deliver.

We deliver on service, we deliver on value and we deliver on outcomes.

HORNER is experienced in partnering with councils and government-related organisations to understand unique challenges and find creative ways to overcome them.

HORNER have been approved to provide the following services:

  • Category 1 - Executive management
  • Category 2 - Professional
  • Category 3 - Administration / Clerical
  • Category 4 - Trades works and labour
  • Contractors
  • Other recruitment services - Outplacement Services, Unbundled Recruitment Services & Payroll

Hudson Global Resources Australia

Hudson Global Resources Australia logoAddress: Level 9, 90 Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Contact: Byron Ellis
Phone: 03 9623 6523

Hudson’s single largest industry sector is the Public Sector business, accounting for approximately 40% of Hudson’s national revenue, and demonstrating our proven delivery expertise and experience within the public sector environment.

We are currently a supplier under deeds of agreement to most Federal Government Departments and Agencies; are on whole of State Government panels in Victoria, Queensland and NSW; we are a current supplier to in excess of 100 Local Government Councils in all states of Australia.

Our Public Sector business successfully fills in excess of 1,500 roles per annum, across all roles types, levels and modes of engagement.

Hudson provides services across:

  • Executive, Professional and Administrative permanent and temporary recruitment
  • Assessment
  • Leadership Development
  • Career Transition

Our Specialisation:

Our consultants dedicate their time to growing our specialised candidate pools of select talent. Through our well recognised brand in the market, client and candidate networking events, and successful candidate referral program, we have developed a strong candidate base.

This specialisation ensures that our consultants are dedicated to their market and understand what your competitors are doing, upcoming projects and what top talent looks like. This allows Hudson to provide candidate solutions with a timely turnaround that are of high quality.

Our candidate database is aligned to our talent pooling framework. The framework reflects best practice sourcing methodology and creates parameters to ensure our consultants build highly nurtured and engaged pools of candidate talent that are both passive and active.

All candidates added to our specialised candidate talent pools have been pre-qualified by a consultant and meet specialisation and quality criteria. Our consultants engage with their candidates on a regular basis to build strong relationships through our candidate nurture program which leads to our strong referral program.

JFE Global

Jo Fisher Executive logoAddress: Level 6, 99 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Contact: David Baber
Phone: 1300 347 437

JFE has over 14 years of experience partnering with local government clients on critical executive search and selection assignments. Over this period we have partnered with a geographically and demographically diverse number of councils, providing experience and expertise for appointments at the Chief Executive Officer, second and third tier levels.

Utilising a highly consultative approach which involves spending significant time at the beginning of the process to fully understand the environment, culture, values, and specific requirements for all critical appointments, JFE excels at working with councils to achieve their vision.

M&T Resources

M&T Resources logoAddress: Level 41, 140 William Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Contact: Chris Claydon, Regional Manager, VIC
Phone: 03 9674 3429
Mobile: 0402 482 666

M&T Resources is a specialist provider of technology, business and executive resources.

M&T has a rich history in working closely with organisations to help manage the end to end recruitment process of permanent and contract staffing needs.

Having been a supplier to MAV over the past four years. We are excited to continue our working relationship.

McArthur (VIC)

McArthur logoAddress: Level 1, 199 Toorak Road, South Yarra VIC 3141
Contact: Matt Mullins
Phone: 03 9828 6565

McArthur is a multi-discipline recruitment and HR consulting organisation that specialises in executive, permanent and temporary recruitment in the government, aged care, early childhood education, human services, social work, child protection, nanny and commerce spaces.

McArthur is the market leader in Victoria for CEO and director level recruitment in local government and has been for more than two decades.

McArthur also provide local government with an annual remuneration review targeting all senior Managers to CEO level roles.

In addition to recruitment services, McArthur provide leadership development, climate survey, psychometric profiling, organisational review and HR services through its Talent Architect division.

Programmed Professionals

Programmed Professionals logoAddress: Level 1, 199 Toorak Road, South Yarra VIC 3141
Contact: Mairead Dunbar
Mobile: 0409 240 719

Programmed provides specialist permanent and contract recruitment services, across a range of trades, professional and general labour classifications. As Australia’s largest workforce solutions provider, and with over 60 years’ experience, we lead the industry in safety, quality assurance and risk mitigation.

We have a well-established presence throughout Victoria and currently work with several Victorian councils, many of whom have been with us for more than 10 years. We have a strong track record in providing specialist roles and can help you with your labour requirements for a range of roles including Technical, IT&T, Professional, Healthcare, Trades, Works and General Labour development, climate survey, psychometric profiling, organisational review and HR services through its Talent Architect division.


Randstad logoAddress: Level 2, 63 Pirie Street, Adelaide SA 5000
Contact: Anita Vaughan (Account Director - Public Sector)
Mobile: 0423 297 268

Randstad is a world leader in the provision of recruitment, HR and consultancy services. We have been operating in the Australian market for 28 years, working with the public sector since inception, and have a dedicated Government team.

Our consultants are specialists in their field and provides recruitment services in the following professional areas: accounting, administration / business support, construction, property & engineering, contact centre, education, human resources, industrial, technologies, and sales, marketing & communications.

Randstad’s processes compliment merit-based selection, and with this knowledge we offer flexible and tailored recruitment solutions that align to your capability framework and specific requirements.

SACS Consulting

SACS Consulting logoContact: Andrew Marty
Phone: 03 8622 8508

SACS Consulting is a psychological measurement and management firm that has been assisting local government organisations for more than 30 years.

Executive Search

  • The most contemporary candidate attraction techniques
  • Candidate evaluation using the science of recruitment means outstanding success rates
  • We partner with you every step of the way. Our clients tell us this is a key SACS difference.

Psychological Measurement

  • Reduce hiring risk – dangerous, unproductive or inappropriate behaviour
  • Maximise success – culture match and productivity
  • Support and guidance from qualified professionals.

Organisational Development

  • Research-backed techniques to maximise the energy and commitment of your workforce
  • Measurement approaches that assess and drive improvement.

Talent International (VIC)

Talent International (VIC) logoAddress: Level 5, 459 Little Collins Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Contact: Carly Llorente
Phone: 03 9602 4222

Talent International is a privately owned Australian recruitment company specialising in the supply of high quality IT&T professionals throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia, UK, Europe and USA, from graduate level through to CIO.

Our services cover all aspects of permanent and contract recruitment, administration, candidate performance management, candidate care and retention, payroll management, skills training, trend analysis and reporting.

As an ISO 9001 certified company, we place great emphasis on the level of our service and the skills and competence of our employees and all activities are undertaken in accordance with our quality standards.