Job Openings Grandes Écoles Campus Recruiting Specialist - Middle East

About the job Grandes Écoles Campus Recruiting Specialist - Middle East

Our client is a leading global consulting firm, helping the world's top businesses, governments and organizations. Looking for a new "Grandes Écoles Campus Recruiting Specialist" covering Middle East region.

This position will be reporting to the Head of Recruiting

Primary duties and responsibilities

Work closely with recruiting partner, school champions and head of recruiting to align on strategies for university recruitment (timelines, screening criteria, targets, profiles of interest, selling points) and plan accordingly

Lead execution of the hiring cycle for full-time and intern campus applicants from the Grandes Écoles, from sourcing through offer stage, including campus recruiting plan and timeline, candidate profile screening, scheduling interviews and issuing offers to new recruits, and acting as candidate main point of contact

Organize and attend campus presentations, information sessions, coffee chats and sell events communicating the firms key messages and service offerings to candidates. Liaise closely with campus career centers and relevant student organizations, e.g., consulting clubs

Represent the Middle East team on the ground at campus events (corporate presentations, interviews, coffee chats, career networking events, etc.) and engage with students to sell the brand

Organize and attend student office visits from core school campuses in Strategy& ME offices, coordinating closely with student organizers and interacting with audience to address questions from a recruiting perspective

Cooperate closely with the marketing team for social media posts around campus events (pre, during and post events), providing photos and key information

Maintain campus recruiting calendar and attendance shared with recruiting team and other functions (BOMs for seniors attendance, marketing for social media posts, etc.)

Support on the Summer Intern Program


Analyze recruiting trends and provide suitable recommendations to school champions. Maintain tracking tools to support with efficient analysis
Support with budget planning and expense tracking for recruiting activities across relevant schools
Validate and categorize as needed expenses submitted to Finance Team - mainly from client staff and vendors for campus related activities
Develop event budgets ensuring cost efficient options are explored for events and monitor actual spend to ensure compliance with limits
Maintain recruiting-wide tracking tools and ensure data is updated regularly
Generate and share recruitment reports as needed
Maintain candidate profiles on assigned digital tools, e.g., Google Sheets or other ATS

Team management:

Act as a subject matter expert on university recruitment questions and reply to queries

Train new hires in the recruiting team on particular topics (e.g., Recruiting sheets, issuing offers, etc.)
Contribute to an environment of teamwork within the recruitment team and support other areas as needed

Maintain oversight of and follow-up on relevant campus hire process, ensuring campus champions, recruiting partner and head of recruiting are kept up to date on pipeline status, and targets are met

Internal interactions

For recruitment needs 


For interviewing candidates
For providing feedback to interviewed candidates and selling to successful candidates

For new hires on-boarding/induction needs

School Champions + Recruiting Officer in Charge (OIC)

For understanding the Campus Recruiting strategy and planning events accordingly
For screening of resumes

For social media posts

For recruitment expenses
External interactions

For selling the Firm and explaining the recruitment process
For scheduling interviews, issuing offers, attending to queries
Career Services of Universities

For planning recruitment events and placing job postings

Act as the point of contact for the recruitment channel being handled and coordinate with other functional areas of the business
Contribute to an environment of teamwork within recruiting team and support other areas as needed

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

University Degree
3-4 years experience in HR/Recruiting required
Experience and interest in a fast-paced international client service environment
Solid recruiting experience ideally in a professional services environment with exposure to schools
Advanced proficiency in English, French and Arabic would be an asset

Strong people and teaming skills
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power point); Digital systems proficiency is a plus
Highly flexible; prepared to work out of regular hours and travel extensively
Excellent planning and organizational skills
Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
Ability to prioritize work and follow through
Flexible, mature attitude, and can gain credibility with seniors
High professional standards and excellent attention to detail
Display tact and diplomacy in dealing with all levels of staff, candidates and external parties
Event organization
Selling and marketing skills