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Principal Recruitment Consultant - Renewables (Australia)

Who we are:

We have quickly established NextWave Partners as a Recruitment Partner of choice within the Clean Energy, Sustainable Infrastructure, ESG, Impact Investment, Climate-Tech & Technology sectors.

We aim to give our clients a range of services to empower their staff, businesses, and a sustainable future. We are committed to supporting industries battling climate change towards a net-zero future and a circular economy.

We do this by developing and empowering the very best recruiters and consultants in the industry to become market leaders in their specialist areas.

The Role - Principal Recruitment Consultant - Renewables (Australia):

​The Principal Consultant will work closely with the Business Directors to upscale the Renewables & Energy unit throughout the Australian region, with the aim of them becoming a market expert. 

We are looking for someone who has the desire to see how far they can push themselves outside of the traditional recruitment career path and have free reign to build their desk. 
This is an opportunity to build a recruitment team in Australia, become a Team Lead and align with Senior Management through equity and profit share in the business.


  • Grow the NextWave Company Brand and establish your own personal brand as a market-leading consultant in the Renewables industry within the ANZ region. 

  • Build a fully sustainable desk within Renewables & Sustainability building on current opportunities and creating new relationships. 

  • Network with and headhunt the world’s top professionals in the industry. 

  • Develop and nurture a wide client base of companies in the region relevant to your market.

  • Through working with Senior Management, you will formulate and execute a structured business development strategy. 

  • Conduct client meetings to develop deeper relationships with clients and candidates. 

  • Elite performance daily; consistently overachieves on invoiced revenue targets, KPIs, creating healthy, sustainable pipelines. 

  • Able to engage in strategic recruitment conversations with executive-level client contacts to originate multi-placement opportunities. 

  • Promotes collaboration through generating new business opportunities for the wider NextWave organisation. 

  • Sets an example across the business of elite best practices (CRM, Business Development, Candidate Management, branding, culture) 

  • Has the leadership & management skills to train an Associate Recruitment Consultant. 

  • Actively contributes to the NextWave team by delivering training sessions alongside supporting ‘on the job training’.

Your Profile:

  • 3 years prior recruitment experience required and preferably in Offshore Wind or in Energy & Infrastructure industries. 

  • Fluency in English is a must for the role.

  • Entrepreneurially minded and keen to build a micro-business. 

  • Hard-working and driven to make their mark on the Offshore Wind Sector throughout the region. 

  • Confident, humble, resilient, and the ability to think outside the box. 

NextWave Partners offers:

  • Competitive remuneration for local or international professionals 

  • Formal training and development program 

  • A fast-tracked career path to Senior Management if successful 

  • International travel opportunities 

  • A strategic and entrepreneurial working environment

Diversity is a core value at NextWave Partners, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age.
We are passionate about building and sustaining inclusive and equitable working and learning environments for all employees. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, discover, design and deliver solutions.

You have what it takes ? Apply to join us !