At Nissan, our experienced Hiring Managers team work closely with line management carefully defining the selection criteria for the vacant roles, ensuring we source the right person for the vacant role. Nissan taps into a broad network of talent right across Australia and New Zealand through developing close working relationships with our specialist - Talent Team.

The key recruitment and selection steps are outlined below:


  • Sourced through multiple channels, internal referrals, unsolicited applicants and tapping into our professional networks across Australia and New Zealand.
  • Applications to consist of CV detailing work history, copy of qualifications (where relevant) and a cover letter addressing the selection criteria.


  • Application reviewed against set criteria. This step is often completed initially by a consultant before being forwarded to the Nissan Talent Team.
  • First round interview with line manager at Nissan's premises. This interview will assess the applicant's ability across the key selection criteria.
  • Second round interview for shortlisted applicants will delve further into the complexity of the role and may include a workplace assessment, where the applicant will be given time to assess a case study and present their recommendations.
  • Reference checks - all candidates are reference checked prior to starting with Nissan. Suitable referees are individuals with whom you have previously worked, preferably your direct manager. Further guidance will be provided when relevant.


  • A verbal offer of employment will be made to the applicant by the Nissan Talent Team.
  • Following acknowledgement of interest from the applicant, a formal offer of employment will be made in writing.
  • Application to accept offer of employment in writing by returning a signed contract of employment.

Onboarding and Induction

  • The applicant will undergo an onboarding and induction phase where they will be introduced to the Nissan Way, Mindsets and Actions, ensuring they gain a thorough understanding of how Nissan operates at both a strategic and operational level.

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