Sr. Specialist Talent Acquisition at Talabat

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Job Description

  • Responsible for partnering with People Operations, Business and Recruiting colleagues to identify and qualify candidates and drive the recruitment process from onset through offer.
  • Plan and participate in strategic planning meetings with key business partners to understand current and upcoming requirements in order to build a plan on how to effectively recruit for positions within your area of responsibility.
  • Ownership of the entire recruitment process including requisition approval, hiring manager briefing, job advertising, candidate sourcing, application review, candidate screening, interview strategy and offer process.
  • Leverage relevant advertising resources to create awareness and attract qualified applications for key roles within your area of responsibility.
  • Leverage candidate databases (internal and external) to identify prospective candidates to create awareness and invite them to apply for open positions including cold calling prospects.
  • Build and maintain candidate pools of strong candidates and new prospective candidates within the functional area that your support.
  • Conduct weekly check-ins with active candidates and hiring managers throughout the entire recruiting process for each role.
  • Support planning and gathering information for quarterly review meetings with key stakeholders that will provide an overview of recruiting achievements as well as opportunities to improve hiring performance moving forward.
  • Partner with recruiting and sourcing colleagues to share candidates and jobs to encourage a collaborative hiring process.
  • Utilize recruitment systems effectively following key standards, documenting key actions and ensuring all data is accurate for reporting purposes.
  • Support additional recruitment initiatives as needed.

Job Requirements

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage change and influence hiring behavior.
  • Ability to set clear goals and deliver into key objectives with minimal supervision.
  • Good ability to understand business needs and assess talent against those needs.
  • Independently able to perform the responsibilities of the job and makes decisions with minimal supervision.
  • Shows courage to express ideas and to challenge the status quo within the TA organization and the business.
  • Demonstrated ability to push back/influence the business to drive best hiring practices.
  • Understands how to navigate challenges independently.
  • Ability to think critically and formulate opinions and strategies to solve challenges.
  • Consistently displays curiosity by asking questions and identifying ways to make improvement to better TA processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to pick up new tasks quickly and independently.
  • Process improvement mindset to think beyond the current state towards what could be and independently brings forward solutions.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in talent acquisition ideally within a fast paced agency
  • Track record for delivering high impact customer experiences and implementing new solutions to support their business area.
  • Track record of driving recruiting initiatives (i.e. proactive recruiting, internal recruiting, diversity, etc) and achieving goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive holistic recruitment strategy (i.e. employer branding, social recruiting, etc.)
  • Arabic speaking is a plus

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