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Senior Talent Acquisition Manager

Human Resources

Location: Abu Dhabi
Date Posted: April 6th 2021

The Company

My client, an engineering company, based across the Middle East is currently looking to recruit a Senior Manager in Talent Acquisition.

The Role

Duties will include -

  • Creating an inspiring vision and framework to lead Talent Acquisition, ensuring alignment with business objectives and key agreed metrics with respect to employer branding, sourcing, acceptance rates, direct hire rates, time per hire, diversity hiring, candidate experience and applicant tracking systems.
  • Fostering an environment of collaboration and development that supports a high-performing team of specialised talent acquisition professionals in meeting both individual and team KPI development goals.
  • Developing and / or makes changes to performance metrics that provide clarity of trending, benchmarking and insight for making program and process improvements.
  • Embracing and encouraging a wide ranging sourcing approach that supports an award-winning direct hire model of talent acquisition.
  • Leveraging technology to support recruitment and staffing initiatives including ATS system enhancements
  • Preparing and managing the talent acquisition budget. Responsibility for weekly / monthly reports.
  • Acting as a primary point of contact to create/maintain relationships with 3rd party vendors such as recruitment advertising agencies and job board providers ensuring service level agreements are met.
  • Leading specialised talent acquisition campaigns that encompass virtual and face to face hiring approaches.
  • Familiarity with the administration of relevant psychometric assessment tools and techniques

The Person

You must have -

  • Bachelor Degree partnered with a minimum of 10 years of related experience with the most recent 2-3 years in a leadership role.
  • Previous experience with volume hiring of professional staff including minimum 400-500 hires per annum
  • Familiarity with enterprise level Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and Human Resources software.



AED 40,000 - 45,000

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