Job Openings Senior Talent Acquisition Adviser - Riyadh

About the job Senior Talent Acquisition Adviser - Riyadh

General Description of Role and Responsibilities:

  • Works independently as a trusted advisor and business partner, providing talent solutions for recruitment-related activities. This includes taking the initiative to address corrective actions once an issue arises.
  • Manages the talent acquisition process for assigned roles.
  • Both sourcing yourself and working with talent acquisition colleagues to identify technical and specialized skill sets through various tools and continuously provides new solutions and ideas to attract talents.
  • Measures the calibre and competencies of candidates against strict requirements and briefs provided.
  • Negotiates, presents offers and closes deals with the selected candidate.
  • Manages the applicant tracking system, ensuring data is entered accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Working with colleagues to ensure interviews are in place with hiring managers and attend interviews when required.
  • Develops and maintains talent pools for assigned positions.
  • Successfully liaises with mobilization/visa and HR teams to ensure the successful onboarding of candidates.
  • Works closely with hiring managers. This involves asking questions and advising on best practice for the acquisition of talent.
  • Contributes to driving forward new ideas that can help streamline processes and speed up recruitment.
  • At all stages of the recruitment process, ensures credibility is maintained through effective feedback.
  • Ability to mentor junior colleagues
  • Performs other responsibilities as required.

As a Talent Acquisition Advisor, you will need to demonstrate the following competencies/skills:

  • Market knowledge: Ability to understand the PMCM industry in the Middle East, identify competitors' pay rates and keep abreast of recruitment trends.
  • Teamwork: Ability to work within a team and with multiple departments/teams to identify the right hire.
  • Creativity: Ability to develop creative ideas about sourcing, outreach, and interviewing candidates.
  • Critical thinking: Think critically about the requirements of the open positions, analyze the situation, gather information, and make a logical decision about the right hire.
  • Multitasking: Manage many different working parts simultaneously and handle various difficult situations and assignments.
  • Social media Recruiting: Efficient use of social media to help spread the word about job vacancies, reach out to broader potential hires and enhance recruitment branding.
  • Inquisitiveness: Being able to ask questions at all business levels, both internally to hiring managers and externally to candidates.
  • Strong communication: Demonstrate strong communication skills, influencing, negotiating and collaborating with all decision-makers within the company. Ability to articulate conversations with senior-level/ VP management and learn to partner with them rather than having a directive relationship.
  • Confidence: To the best of your ability and knowledge as a recruiter, if you feel the recruitment process is not being followed, challenge it to all levels within the business.
  • Relationship-Building: Ability to develop relationships and manage both Internal and External stakeholders.

Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

  • 5 years of talent acquisition experience. Preference will be for relevant industry knowledge
  • 3 years of experience working as business as a partner/advisor and leading projects
  • Bachelor degree is a preference.
  • A passionate and driven recruiter who enjoys working in a challenging environment.
  • Experience closing candidates to offers in a competitive market.
  • Self-sufficient and able to work with little direct supervision.
  • A track record of demonstrating a strong work ethic, integrity, and personal accountability.
  • Strong knowledge of multiple job boards, social media, other sourcing platforms, ATS and CRM.
  • Proven track record of building rapport with hiring managers and cross-functional partners.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills