Job title: Talent Acquisition Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Management and Consultancy firms
Location: Dubai, AE
Job published: 2023-02-22
Job ID: 32535
Contact name: Laura Woodley
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Job Description

Job Title: Talent Partner

Location: Dubai

Education and Required Experience: 

  • Bachelor's degree required and 8 + years of corporate recruiting experience preferably in the tech or services industry; 2+ years’ of experience in a leadership recruitment role
  • Preferred experience and successful history of leading major recruiting projects and new initiatives
  • Ability to manage a recruiting staff through large-scale recruitment initiatives in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to build strong relationships, ability to collaborate effectively with others, implementing HR staffing processes, strategies and programs
  • Knowledge of HR practices such as OFCCP, AAP, Recruitment, Compensation and Benefits
  • Strong conceptual thinking, analytical and planning skills
  • Ability to multi-task; versatile; attention to detail
  • Ability to resolve associate issues effectively and efficiently


  • Manages a global recruitment team responsible for hiring in a fast-paced professional services environment, providing ongoing coaching and feedback that allows the team to pivot quickly  
  • Partners with department heads in response to staffing requirements; responsible for developing and managing highly effective processes to attract and hire high quality and best fit talent in a full range of positions
  • Provides strategic recruiting expertise by staying abreast of industry trends, best practices, legal developments, technological advancements and benchmark comparisons, functions as subject matter expert on all subsidiary recruitment activities
  • Researches and recommends practices and methods for improving the hiring process, such as skills testing and other assessment tools
  • Counsels hiring managers on staffing and recruitment policies and procedures to ensure compliance and understanding of legal and operational requirements, hiring and compensation guidelines
  • Provides training workshops with new managers to teach best recruiting practices and processes for highest quality selection decisions
  • Ensures recruiting and staffing programs meet business needs at the global level and follow legal and regulatory requirements as well as competitive best practices
  • Assists with workforce planning and budgeting activities  
  • Focuses on ensuring that the Appirio Recruitment process is a market leader, using data insights from various tools to look for continuous improvement  
  • Responsible for managing vendor relationships, such as LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Jobvite, etc. and partnering with parent company, to look for synergies in process/technology

Brief Summary of Role: 

The Manager, Recruiting is a global role, responsible for setting and driving the overall recruitment strategy, managing a high performing team of recruitment professionals, and providing unparalleled service and support to our internal customer team. This role leads the team that builds the foundation, our people, and requires someone with a high energy and drive for success, flexibility and adaptability, and the ability to think outside the box.